• Senior Advisor: Mrs. Shackleford

     lshackleford@acpsd.net, 803-564-1100

     

     Make sure to request your final transcripts to be sent to the college of your choice.  See Instructions:

    May 22, 2019

     

    ATTENTION SENIORS:

     All final transcripts MUST be sent through Parchment.  Failure to order your transcript through Parchment will result in no transcript being sent to the college you plan to attend.  This may potential affect acceptance and/or financial aid.

     

    Directions: 1. Log into your Parchment account at www.parchment.com.  If you have forgotten your user name and/or password please email Ms. Moots or Ms. Hilliard.

     

    2. Click “Order” (blue button) under Transcript.  

     

    3. Enter the school that you will be attending in the fall.  Select the school once it appears.

     

    4.  Under “When do you want this sent?” Choose “Hold for Grades” from the drop down box.

     

    5. Click “Save & Continue” 

     

    6. Sign your name (will have to use the mouse for this).  Type your name in the space provided and click the box underneath.

     

    Once final grades are stored and transcripts have been approved to be released, your transcript will be sent.  You can also request a copy of yourself if you’d like.  Make sure to mark it “Hold for Grades”.

  • BABY PHOTOS!

    Please submit a baby picture to Ms. Loy for the senior awards presentation.

     FEES!!

    Please see Ms. Askew in the main office to pay your student fees. All student fees must to paid in full in order to participate in ALL school activites, this includes sports, band, field trips, prom, pageants, etc... 

    YEARBOOK:

    Yearbooks continue to be on sale for $45.00 each. See Mr. Lewis to order yours today! 

    DRESS CODE FOR AWARDS CEREMONY & GRADUATION:

    Males wear solid black dress pants, solid white button up dress shirts, solid black tie (no patterns or prints or bow ties), solid black dress shoes & socks, new cap, tassel and gown. The only visible jewelry will be class rings (no earrings, necklaces, piercings, etc.) No jeans, tennis shoes, or casual polo-style shirts may be worn. Females should wear white dresses that do not show above or below the gown, and solid white dress shoes. If hose are worn, only natural skin tones may be worn. The only visible jewelry will be class rings (Small earrings are ok, but no bracelets, necklaces, toe rings, piercings, etc). Sandals and flip flops are not dress shoes. Please make sure your toes and heel are not hanging over your shoes. All graduates will wear a new cap, gown, and tassel. Females append a collar to their gown. Cell phones must be off. Honor Cords from the school only may be worn at Graduation and the Awards Ceremony. These rules for dress were established by the National Association of Secondary Principals so that the class of 2019 will be one unit and as much alike as possible. Any graduate not adhering to the dress code will not participate in the event, unless they can quickly adhere to the dress code.

     

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  • Graduation Orders from Jostens

    In order to receive your graduation order on time for usage at graduation on June 6th, you need to have your balance paid in full by May 10th.  If you have specific questions for Jostens, call (803) 485- 4503.

     

     

     

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  • SENIOR WEEK:

    Friday, May 10th- Talent Show

    Saturday, May 11th- Senior Trip to Carowind’s- Permission forms are due by April 18th. Tickets will be ordered based on who returns the forms.

    Monday, May 13- Dress to Impress- Senior Breakfast 8AM Admission is included if you purchased a Senior Fun Pack, if not, tickets for this will be on sale prior to the event. Local pastors, community supporters, and businesses will be invited to attend. Mr. WSHS Pageant will be held at 6:30 PM. Admission is $5.

    Tuesday, May 14- Toga Day- Please make sure that you are still in dress-code, when in doubt, please ask. Powder Puff Football 6PM- Admission $5.00 each- Participants 9-12th grade girls- 9th grade will wear Red, 10th grade will wear grey, 11th grade will wear white, and 12th grade will wear black.

    Wednesday, May 15- Generation Day-Dress like the Senior Citizens we know you are! PEP RALLY at the end of the day!

    Thursday, May 16- Favorite College Day-College Decision Day- 11AM The Big Reveal!! Parents/Families are invited. FFA Banquet at 7PM

    Friday, May 17- Luau/ Hawaiian Day – Senior Cookout and Field Day 11AMAdmission is included if you purchased a Senior Fun Pack, if not, tickets for this will be on sale prior to the event. Only WSH Seniors may attend.

    Saturday, May 18- Senior Dance- 7PM in the Gym- COSPLAY theme-Dress like your favorite character. Admission $6.

    Sunday, May 19- Baccalaureate Service Berlin Baptist Church 5PM- Invitation includes Graduate plus two family members. Dinner will be provided.

    May 20-24- Senior Exams

    May 24- Senior Walk at Busbee/ALC

    May 29- Award’s Day Practice

    May 30-Athletic Banquet 6PM

    May 31- Awards Day- 9AM- Refreshments will be served following the ceremony for the immediate family.

    June 4- Graduation Practice in Gym .Lunch provided.

    June 6- Graduation- 5PM USCA Convocation Center

     

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  • SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!!!

     

     OppU Achievers Scholarship Deadline December 31, March 31, June 30 and September 30

    • OppU Scholarship application

      Promoting opportunity. Celebrating achievement.

      o apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response.Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.

      To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must:

      • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
      • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.

      The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates students who transform opportunity into results. It rewards achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for both themselves and others.

      Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.


       

      Future Builders Scholarship
       
      2019
       
       
      CTFK is taking applications for the Future Builder’s Scholarship. Each year we will award a scholarship to a graduating Wagener-Salley High School senior at a minimum of $1000.
       
      Applications are available at the CTFK office or Wagener-Salley High.
       
      The scholarship are awarded for Godly character and community service.  The deadline to apply is April 15th.
       
       
      For More info call the CTFK office 564-7773.
       
       
       
     

    The Augusta Chronicle Best and Brightest Award-Deadline Thursday April 18 by 5pm

    Augusta Chronicle Best and Brightest fillable app

    The Augusta Chronicle’s annual Best & Brightest Awards are designed to highlight outstanding high school seniors in our area.

    Twenty semifinalists will be selected and recognized in The Chronicle’s Best & Brightest graduation section to be published Sunday, May 26, and at the Best & Brightest banquet on Thursday, May 23. Each of the 20 semifinalists will be interviewed on Thursday, May 2, by a panel of judges who will choose four finalists and the Best & Brightest Award recipient. These top five students will be awarded scholarships. Applicants must be able to attend both the interview and the banquet. Semifinalists will be notified by April 25 in order to schedule an interview time. A portrait will also be taken at the interview for use in print and online.

    To be considered for the Best & Brightest Award, students must complete and submit by mail or in person: this application, a short essay, an official, sealed high school transcript that includes senior year courses in progress, and a letter of nomination written by someone other than a relative. The application may be handwritten, typed or an edited pdf printed for submission with all supporting documents. In addition to the application packet, please email a copy of this application form to celebrations@augustachronicle.com to alert The Chronicle that your complete application is on the way. The deadline for nominations to be received at The Chronicle is 5 p.m. Thursday, April 18.


    CSRA STEM EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP - HIGH SCHOOL-Deadline April 20, 2019

    The Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) is committed to encouraging the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for students in Aiken, Burke, Columbia, Lincoln, Richmond and other CSRA counties. The chapter accomplishes this goal by awarding individual scholarships, up to $2,000, to high school seniors who have been accepted into undergraduate degree programs from accredited colleges in (STEM) related academic disciplines such as: aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, mechanical or systems engineering; mathematics; physics; science or mathematics; chemistry, computer science, telecommunications, information systems, information security or technology management, etc.

    To be eligible for consideration, the following criteria must be met:

      • Submit a letter of acceptance from an accredited institution
      • Major in a STEM related academic discipline. Examples of acceptable STEM fields of study are: aerospace, chemical, computer, electrical, mechanical or systems engineering; chemistry, physics; science or mathematics; computer science, telecommunications, information systems, information security or technology management.
      • Submit SAT Scores
      • Submit a copy of high school transcript(s)
      • Provide two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher or counselor)
      • Provide a written essay addressing the topic defined in the application
    • For questions, please contact Horace Carney, Education Committee Chairman at HRCarney3@gmail.com
     Distance Learning or Online programs do not qualify for this scholarship.
    Application period: January 1, 2019 - April 20, 2019
    2018 awardees are ineligible to apply for the 2019 scholarships.

    AFCEA Application

    AFCEA Website


    The Diane Haslam Vocal Performance Scholarship-Deadline April 30, 2019

    The Diane Haslam Vocal Performance Scholarship was established in December 2010 by the board of The Aiken Singers. It is intended to benefit high school seniors who are committed to the study of Vocal Performance at the college level.

    Full details and application for the current year can be downloaded Here.

    Aiken Singers Website

    Aiken Singers is pleased to announce that it is currently taking applications for the 2019 Diane Haslam vocal performance scholarship. The Diane Haslam Vocal Performance Scholarship was established in December 2010 by The Board of The Aiken Singers and is intended to benefit high school seniors living within a 60 mile radius of Aiken, who are current students of a local voice teacher, and who are committed to the study of Vocal Performance at the college level. The amount of the scholarship may vary in a given year based upon available funds. For 2019 it is $1500.00. The Scholarship Committee will engage two neutral professional vocal instructors to select winners based upon a combination of the applicant’s talent and recommendations from music teachers, school representatives or other professionals within the community. Evidence of “giving back” to the community will also play a role in their decision. Students singing in a community choir, church choir, or participating in local musicals, etc., will be given special consideration. High school music teachers and local community music teachers may wish to encourage their most talented students to apply for this scholarship.

    The scholarship committee will choose finalists based on the applications received.  A live audition will be held at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. NW, Aiken SC 29803, on Saturday, May 18th, starting at 10:30 a.m. to select the winner. The scholarship will be awarded by June 15, 2019. The scholarship is renewable for one year for $1,000.00 based upon available funds, as well as evidence that the student is maintaining a minimum “B” average in his/her academic studies. Also required for renewal is a written communication from a teacher or director of a local vocal group in the area where the applicant is studying that shows evidence of the student’s support of vocal music in that community.


    Crowning Lupus JEN Scholarship Deadline April 19 (extended!)

    JEN Application

    Crowning Lupus named the J.E.N scholarship after my sister, Jessica Elaine Nealious. Her commitment to education and serving students through knowledge, wisdom, financial needs, and understanding inspired our organization to give back to a deserving graduating senior in Aiken, South Carolina.

    Requirement(s) 1. The student must be a graduating senior for the current academic year.

    2. The student must have proof of collegiate acceptance letter. Eligible Institutions A. Two-Year College B. Four-Year College/University C. Technical school for post-secondary studies Required Document(s) 1. Completed application form 2. Official High School Transcript in a sealed envelope from the high school institution

    3. Two academic reference letters on letter head, no relatives allowed.

    4. Proof of community service hours from organization, school, or community organization on letter head.

    5. No application fee required. Scholarship Awards An award notification will be delivered to the selected recipients by Monday, April 29, 2019.

    Important: Upon selection, the applicant must provide a valid mailing address for the Financial Aid Office of their college or university. All required documents should be mailed to the below address: Crowning Lupus Attn: Scholarship Review Board 75 Oakcrest Lane Aiken, SC 29803


    Crowning Lupus-The Anita Eubanks Scholarship-Deadline April 19 (extended)

    Anita Eubanks Scholarship Application

    The Anita Eubanks Scholarship was created to honor the life of nurse-educator Anita Eubanks. Anita was a committed registered nurse with an affectionate smile who was always willing to counsel anyone in need. Before her untimely death, she longed to mentor minority female students in the field of nursing. Her commitment to education and serving students through knowledge and wisdom inspired our organization to give back to a deserving graduating-minority female student pursuing a nursing degree.

    Requirement(s)

    1. The student must be a graduating senior for the current academic year with a chosen nursing degree or nursing interest.

    2. The student must have proof of collegiate acceptance letter. Eligible Institutions A. Two-Year College B. Four-Year College/University C. Technical school for post-secondary studies Required Document(s) 1. Completed application form 2. Official High School Transcript in a sealed envelope from the high school institution

    3. Two academic reference letters on letter head, no relatives allowed.

    4. Proof of community service hours from organization, school, or community organization on letter head.

    5. No application fee required.

    Scholarship Awards An award notification will be delivered to the selected recipients by Monday, April 29, 2019.

    Important: Upon selection, the applicant must provide a valid mailing address for the Financial Aid Office of their college or university. All required documents should be mailed to the below address: Crowning Lupus Attn: Scholarship Review Board 75 Oakcrest Lane Aiken, SC 29803


     Aiken County Farm Bureau Offers Scholarships! Deadline April 30

    Do you have a high school senior/incoming college freshman OR a rising college sophomore, junior or senior? If so, you may be eligible for a $2,000 annual scholarship! 

    • The student must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in agriculture or an agricultural related major at a two or four-year college and maintaining a minimum GPR of 2.5.  
    • Applications must be received no later than April 30th prior to the beginning of the first semester of the following academic year.  
    • Aiken County Farm Bureau membership ($40/year) is required of parent/guardian. 
    • Contact Pam Anderson for more information 803.648.5421 / email pamelaanderson@scfbins.com
    • Farm Bureau Scholarship info

    Trent Hutto Memorial Scholarship-Deadline April 30, 2019

    Trent Hutto Scholarship Application

    Aiken County Farm Bureau membership is required of parent/guardian.

     Amount of scholarship:  $2,000.00 annually.

     The Scholarship is sponsored to provide assistance to students from Aiken County Farm Bureau farm families or farm oriented backgrounds, to pursue a higher education in agriculture or agricultural related majors.  It is also desired that the scholarship funds will result in the encouragement of students to develop the knowledge and skills to assume positions of leadership in agriculture, civic affairs and public service.

     

    This scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior/incoming college freshman pursuing an undergraduate degree in agriculture or an agricultural related major at a two or four-year college and maintaining a minimum GPR of 2.5.

     The scholarship funds will be awarded $1,000 first semester/$1,000 second semester and will be made payable to the student and school.

     The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, demonstrated leadership abilities, and dedication to agriculture or related fields.  The recipients will be selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Aiken County Farm Bureau in accordance with guidelines developed by the County’s Board of Directors and approved by the Board.  Incomplete applications will not be considered (including photo).

     The current scholarship application judging guidelines are:

    • Scholastic achievement – 35 points
    • Agricultural activities, participation and offices held in school and agricultural organizations, and community activities – 25 points
    • Students statement and focus on career in agriculture or agricultural related field – 30 points
    • Letter(s) of recommendation, which should include character references – 10 points

     Application for this scholarship must be made to the Aiken County Farm Bureau, Post Office Box 2097, Aiken, South Carolina 29802, no later than April 30th prior to the beginning of the first semester of the following academic year.

     The application form will be sent by email on request. Applications must be typed.  The application form may be re-typed, but shall be submitted on the same number of pages as the original forms.  All questions must be re-printed in their entirety if the forms are re-typed.  The font size must be a minimum of 10 points for all sections.  Pages must have a minimum ½ inch margin on all sides.

     

    All application forms once submitted are the property of Aiken County Farm Bureau.

    South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Educational Foundation is awarding scholarships for Culinary and Hospitality Students-Deadline May 1

    Online application

    The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Educational Foundation (SCRLEF) manages scholarships on behalf of a variety of organizations that support hospitality education. These scholarships are designed to assist students who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to the hospitality (restaurant, foodservice, lodging, tourism) industry.

    Scholarship Amount Available

    Each year the scholarship amounts vary depending on donations and local participation.  Over $261,000 in scholarship awards have been given to 191 students in the past 15 years.

    Eligibility Criteria

    Applicants must submit the following:

    • Completed application
    • Current transcript
    • Essay (500 word minimum, 1000 word maximum)
      • Please submit an essay explaining the following: your reason(s) for applying for a scholarship and why you feel you should receive one, the type of career in the foodservice or hospitality industry you plan to pursue, and your future goals.

    Application

    Only online scholarships will be accepted and must be completed by 12 am on May 1st. Transcripts must be uploaded with the application.

    Details

    The SCRLEF Scholarship Committee will determine the number and value of scholarships to be distributed each year.

    • Applicants must be currently employed in the hospitality industry and/or enrolled and major in a hospitality related field of study at an accredited institution.
    • The scholarship is to be used toward the pursuit of an undergraduate or masters degree at an accredited post-secondary institution. Students that are not enrolled for fall semester 2019 and spring semester 2020 are not eligible.
    • Applicants chosen as scholarship recipients must be classified as full-time students in order for any funds to be disbursed to the educational institution.  (Full-time: enrolled in at least 12 hours or the equivalent, according to the guidelines of the educational institution for full-time classification.)
    • Half of awarded funds will be applied towards the fall semester. The other half of remaining funds will be applied towards spring semester. No exceptions.
    • Scholarships are disbursed directly to the educational institution only after the T.H.E. Foundation office receives confirmation of full-time enrollment from the institution’s records/admissions office.
    • Recipients may be recognized and presented with their awards at annual scholarship events. Details (time, place, date) will be provided to recipients as they become available.
    • SCRLEF reserves the right to make exceptions based on circumstance.
    • Judges will evaluate applications on the following:
      • Presentation of application (spelling, punctuation, etc.)
      • Industry-related work experience
      • Grade point average
      • Essay (well written and within word count)
      • ProStart/LMP Enrollment
    • Recipients will be notified of scholarship award prior to May 31st via e-mail only.
    • Scholarship checks will not be distributed until August

    THOMAS W. McELMURRAY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION-Deadline May 1, 2019

    Thomas McElmurray Scholarship Application

    The Aiken Soil and Water Conservation District will be awarding the Thomas W. McElmurray Scholarship to a graduating senior from Aiken County. The recipient will be awarded a $1000 scholarship (amount not to exceed tuition and books). The scholarship check will be written directly to the college/university the recipient plans to attend.

     

    This student must be planning to attend a college, university, or technical college to pursue a degree in agriculture, forestry, wildlife biology, or environmental natural resources in the fall of 2019. The applicant must have met the admission requirements and have been accepted to the institution of his/her choice.

     Applications can be mailed to or dropped off at the Aiken Soil and Water Conservation District office at 1555 Richland Avenue East, Suite 400 in Aiken, SC 29801, or e-mailed to aikensoilandwater@gmail.com. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.

     Please include the following in your application packet:

    • Application Form
    • List of the following:
      1. Honors and awards
      2. Clubs/offices held
      3. Extracurricular activities
      4. Volunteer work
    • 3 Letters of Recommendation (not a relative)
    • Copy of college acceptance letter
    • Essay describing your career goals and how you became interested in pursuing your desired degree

     If you have any questions, please contact Sonya Terry at the

    Aiken Soil and Water Conservation District office

    803-262-4470


    CHOICES – A LIFETIME DEVELOPMENT, INC. Scholarship-Deadline May 1, 2019

    Choices information letter

    Choices scholarship application form

    Choices-LTD (Choices-A LifeTime Development, Inc.) was established over five years ago in Edgefield, SC. Choices-LTD is made up of responsible men and women who have shown a sincere willingness to partner with us in our earnest effort to work with area youth in a mentor capacity. Choices-LTD reaches out to all youth and their parents irrespective of race, gender, grade level, or religious affiliation. We have been extremely active in schools, communities and churches all over the CSRA area. Our goal is to become their friend and through this friendship facilitate their academic, social and personal development.

    We believe that all people have an inherent desire to excel and be productive citizens in this world. Therefore, we want to extend the offer to you and your student to apply to become a recipient of one of our 2019 Choices-LTD Student of Choice scholarship. Recipients of this financial award are required to be present at the June 2019 Banquet to be awarded the scholarship. Please complete the short application and reply to answer to essay question and mail them both to: Choices-LTD, Attn: Scholarship Review Board, P O Box 6541, North Augusta, SC 29841 by Friday, May 1, 2019.

    This application and scholarship process can also be accessed on our website at www.choicesltd.net under the scholarship link.

    Please contact us with any questions, concerns, or ideas of how we can be more involved at your institution or school @ (803) 646-6048 – Mr. Errol Thomas

    Requirements for Scholarship:

    • Graduating Senior
    • 2-Page typed essay (Topic): Why education is essential in this current world’s economy.
    • Submit one letter of recommendation completed by teachers/professors, principals, advisor/counselor, employers or other adults (non-family member) who know you best.
    • A confirmation notice from your school counselor confirming your GPA. 

     Please make sure the Counselor and the person writing the letter of recommendation include a phone contact number in their notification. 


    The Beta Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc-Deadline May 1, 2019

    Scholarship Application

    Scholarship Purpose

    The scholarship has been established by the Beta Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to recognize and support outstanding high school students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree as well as current enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. The program provides $500.00 scholarships to students to help assist with college expenses.

    Note: If selected, funds will be released to the student no later than August 30th once all requirements have been fulfilled.

    Applicant Eligibility Criteria

    • Current high school seniors who are anticipating completion of a high school diploma at the time of application.
    • Must have proof of acceptance at an accredited U.S. undergraduate/graduate program.
    • Must have proof of full-time enrollment (i.e. class schedule or letter from college registration office) at an accredited U.S. undergraduate/graduate program.
    • Currently enrolled as a full time undergraduate/graduate student at the time of application.
    • Carrying a minimum 2.5 GPA at the time of application (High School Student).
    • Carrying a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application (College undergraduate/graduate).

     Applicant Requirements

    • Eligible students must submit a complete application and attach all of the required documentation or the application will not be reviewed.
    • Application must be received no later than May 1, 2019.

    Applicant Supporting Documentation

    • A completed application
    • An official high school/college transcript.
    • A list of extra-curricular activities
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation are required. The letters of recommendation may come from a teacher, guidance counselor, college advisor, employer, mentor associated with the applicant’s work or volunteer experience.  Recommendations should verify community service. Letters from relatives will not be accepted.
    • High school student: Submit 1-3-page essay on one of the following topic:
    • Why is community Service important to me?
    • How would you build an effective service learning program in your local community?
    • Undergraduate/Graduate student: Submit a typewritten resume (12-point font) detailing education, work experience (if applicable), accolades, achievements, extra-curricular activities, and community service/involvement.

    Augusta Choral Society Scholarship-Deadline May 2, 2019
    The Friends of the Augusta Choral Society is pleased to announce applications are now available for a $500 scholarship for a student in the CSRA who has contributed their vocal musical talents to the CSRA.  To qualify for the scholarship, the student must:
     
    1.  Be a college-bound high school senior involved musically in the community.  (Emphasis will
                 be on vocal participation.)
     
    2.  Plan to participate in vocal music in college (though not necessarily a music major)
     
    3.  Complete the application available on-line at www.augustacs.org and return the           completed application to The Augusta Choral Society office (P.O. Box 1402, Augusta,
    GA 30903). The application must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2018.
     
    4.  Submit a recommendation from an adult (not a relative) who participates in the music
                community.  (This may be a music teacher, choir director, chorus participant.) This must
                also be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2018.
     
    5.  Selection will be based on:
                  Amount of time devoted to vocal lessons, performances, both in & out of school.
                  Level/Quality of performances (school, volunteer chorus, paid performance)
                  Desire to continue vocal participation in college (not necessarily major in music)
                  Strength of recommendation
                  Need is NOT a consideration
     
    Applications are available now at www.augustacs.org
     
     
    Contact Sandy Lawrence, 706-294-9517, or Carolyn Dolen, 706-826-4713, if you have questions.

    Royal Aikenites Scholarship Deadline May 3, 2019

    Royal Aikenites Application

    Qualifications:

    • 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher
    • Plan to attend a technical school, college or university
    • attend one of the public high schools in Aiken County
    • aplication must be signed by school counselor
    • African American student
    • completed application

    Completed applications should be mailed to:

    Royal Aikenites

    P.O. Box 2793

    Aiken, 29802


    Bessie Danforth, B. I. Vernon and Mattie B. Burney Scholarships-Deadline May 11

    Application and details

    Eligibility Requirements:

    1.  Applicant must be actively performing community or church service.
    2. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
    3. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior (B. I. Vernon Scholarship), college freshman or Sophomore (Mattie Burney Scholarship) or a college junior or Senior (Bessie Danforth Scholarship).

     Application Process:

     

    1. Submit application typed or in blue or black ink.
    2. Submit an official transcript from your attending institution.
    3. High School Students must provide a letter of acceptance from their chosen college or university.
    4. Submit a one-two doubled space typed essay in Times New Roman 12-point font with 1-inch margins on the subject: Why do I need this scholarship to assist me in reaching my future goals and how do I plan to give back to the community in the future.
    5. Applicants must submit three reference letters in sealed envelopes from:
    6. Principal, Teacher, or Professor (Must be on school letterhead)
    7. Guidance Counselor, Registrar or Academic Advisor (Must be on school letterhead)
    8. Community Leader or Church Leader
    9. Applicants must be present at the award’s banquet in order to receive the scholarship.  Applicants not in attendance will not be considered unless prior written notification is received with full justification as to why the applicant is not able to attend the banquet. 

     

    Deadline:

    Only applicants who submit complete packets: application, official transcript, essay, acceptance letter if in high school, and required reference letters by the deadline May 11, 2019_at 5:00 p.m. will be considered for a scholarship.  All application packets must be mailed or hand delivered to:  CSRA Outreach Endowment INC, 1446 Lee Beard Way, Augusta, GA  30901.

     Notification:

    Applicants will be notified of their status at the annual Scholarship Banquet which will be held on the second Saturday in June.  Each applicant will receive one complementary ticket for him/herself.


    Aiken Housing Authority Scholarship-Deadline May 28

    Graduating seniors should submit the following to the counseling office prior to the deadline:

    -Submit a written essay indicating both the reason that the student deserves to receive the scholarship and the student's plan for further education.

    -Submit a copy of their acceptance letter from the educational institution they will be attending

    -Provide a transcript of academic achievement

    The Housing Authority plans to award two scholarships of about $2500.


    The Peck Law Firm-Deadline May 31, 2019

    of Charleston, SC is proud to announce the 2019 Peck Law Firm Scholarship. This $2,000 scholarship is dedicated to helping the scholarship winner pay for a college, graduate school, or law school degree.

    Who Can Apply?

    This scholarship is open to any American citizen, who will have graduated from high school before July 1, 2019. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher to apply for this scholarship.

    Scholarship Amount and Deadline

    Any student seeking the scholarship must complete the online application, which appears below. All written scholarship submission materials must be received by 11:59 PM EST on May 31, 2019. The winner will be announced on July 31, 2019, and will receive a one-time award of $2,000. This will be sent directly to the winner’s school and can be used for all school-related expenses.

    Judging Criteria

    This scholarship will be judged and awarded primarily on academic achievement and a written response of not more than 1,000 words to the essay question. Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and resumes.

    How to Apply?

    Each applicant must fill out the form below and submit an essay of not more than 1,000 words in which the applicant answers the question: Should judges start child custody cases with a presumption that fathers and mothers should have equal time with their children after a divorce?


     The Aiken Singers Summer Music Camp Scholarships-Deadline to apply is May 31, 2019

    Application is now OPEN!!!

    The Aiken Singers Summer Music Camp Scholarships are part of the Diane Haslam Vocal Performance Scholarship program. They are intended to give financial help to high school students in grades 9 through 12 wishing to attend Summer Music Programs specializing in either solo singing, chorus training or theater singing.

    Aiken Singers Website

    Full details and application for the current year can be downloaded here.


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