SCHOLARSHIP AND COLLEGE VISIT
INFORMATION


 
Reminder to HS Senior Males:
All men are required to register with Selective Service within 30 days of their 18th birthday.  The law applies to citizens as well as non-citizens, and failure to register is a felony offense.  Additionally, registration is required to be eligible for federal job training, federal student loans, and federal employment, including the Post Office, Park Service, and Forest Service, and many other state and local programs.  To register:  go to http://www.sss.gov
 
SENIORS – THIS IS AN INFORMATIONAL SHEET FOR YOU AND YOUR PARENTS/GUARDIANS. ALL SCHOLARSHIPS AND DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE SCHOOL WEBSITE AT www.janesville.k12.ia.us. CLICK ON ACADEMICS. 
 

The American Legion has provided a 152-page book that lists scholarships, grants and loans for which students may qualify. Need a Lift? is also available on the web @ www.legion.org/needalift


Please note that most of the scholarships have now gone to using the websites only for information and application process.  Local scholarships will be posted as soon as the information is available to the guidance office.  Be sure to check the website frequently for any new or additional information.
 
Scholarship applications can be accessed from the “Forms & Applications” section of website @ IowaCollegeAid.gov. Applicants can apply online for the All Iowa Opportunity Scholarship, All Iowa Opportunity Foster Care Grant, the Education and Training Voucher Grant, Governor Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship, the Robert D. Blue Scholarship, and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation Scholarship.  Discover who you want to be. Start with www.IHaveaPlanIowa.,gov
 
 
Need help prepping for ACT and SAT?  Click on the following link for further assistance for Janesville students.  www.eKnowledge.com/Janesville
 
  
 
Below you will find a link to information about a special offer you and any of your students may use to receive discounted access to an online (or DVD) ACT and/or SAT study guide to help students prepare for the ACT and/or SAT test.  This program is offered through the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).  Professional athletes and other organizations fund the program.  The cost of a standard ACT or SAT study program is usually $250, but through this program, each is available for $19.99, which covers licensing, registration, customer support, shipping, or online access fees.

The link below provides ordering information and additional information about the program.  The online program or DVD can be ordered using a credit card or check.

http://www.eknowledge.com/NFHS

Below is a link to a YouTube video explaining the program in its entirety.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JjyazTc6Lo&list=UUPalslteXAj6YgiFhtvZA&index=1&feature=plcp



SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN ANY TYPE OF POST SECONDARY EDUCATION IN BEAUTY DISCIPLINES
    SUCH AS COSMETOLOGY, BARBERING, ESTHETICS AND SKIN CARE, NAIL TECHNOLOGY OR MASSAGE THERAPY.
 
 DEADLINES EVERY YEAR ARE - JAN. 31ST, APRIL 30TH, JULY 31ST, AND OCTOBER 31ST


        www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships.php


SCHOLARSHIP FOR ANY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WHO PLAN TO PURSUE POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION IN NURSING AND HEALTHCARE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LPN, RN, BSN, NURSE PRACTITIONER AND SPECIALTY NURSE TRAINING.
    DEADLINES YEARLY ARE JAN. 31ST, APRIL 30TH, JULY 31ST, AND OCTOBER 31ST.

      www.bestnursingdegree.com/scholarship/



If you are planning on attending Mt. Mercy University be sure to visit www.mtmercy.edu/free-tuition for more informatio.

 
                                                          2014-2015 ACT Test Dates

          Test Dates                                   Regular Deadline                                  Late Fee Required              Photo Upload Deadline

WHEN REGISTERING PLEASE REMEMBER TO PUT OUR SCHOOL CODE DOWN SO THAT WE MAY RECEIVE YOUR SCORES

       
December 13, 2014                             November 7, 2014                                 November 8-21                        December 5th
February 7, 2015                                January 9, 2015                                     January 10-16                          January 30th
April 18, 2015                                     March 13, 2015                                      March 14-27                            April 10th
June 13, 2015                                     May 8, 2015                                           May 9-22                                 June 5th
                    
                                           

                                                           SAT Test Dates for 2014-2015

        Test Dates                                     Regular Deadline                                   Late Fee Required
 
 



 

  
College Visits 2014-2015
 
 
 Please remember to obtain a pass from Tracy in the office prior to these visits
 
Kirkwood October 22nd @ 10:30 a.m.
U S Army Representative @ 10:00 a.m.
Cedar Falls LaJames - October 27th @ 10:00 a.m.
Ellsworth Community College - October 28th @2:00 p.m.
NIACC - Mason City November 4th @ 2:30 p.m.
 
ISU November 11th @1:30
November 18th @ 10:00 Iowa Lakes Community College
 
 





Here are some general sites that you may want to browse through to see if any of them apply to what your future plans our.

http://beautyschools.com/states/iowa
http://educatingengineers.com/states/iowa
http://medicalassisting-edu.com/iowa
http://itcareerpaths.com/states/iowa
http://allaccountingcareers.com/states/iowa
http://findautomotiveschools.com/states/iowa
http://www.fashionschoolsusa.com



Juniors and Seniors,
 
 

When applying for scholarships, always be sure to check what the eligibility requirements are.  If you are unsure if you qualify, it does not hurt to apply and always ask questions if you are unsure.





**PLEASE NOTE ALL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE LISTED IN ORDER ACCORDING TO THEIR DEADLINES FOR APPLICATIONS.
 
CURRENT SCHOLARSHIPS – 2013-2014
 
YOU MUST VISIT THE WEBSITES YOURSELF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO CLICK BELOW.  
   
 SCHOLARSHIP TITLE   WEBSITE TO APPLY DEADLINE
     
NASSP Prudential Spirit of Community Award If you have volunteer services please let Miss Roberts know so that she may let me know November 4, 2014
Hoby Sophmore Leadership www.HOBY.org December 5, 2014
Order of the Elks
Most Valuable Student Scholarship
www.elks.org/enf/scholars  make sure that you send in your appliatio to the Waterloo Elks Lodge December 5, 2014
American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship A Constitutional Speech Contest
www.ialegion.org/oratorical.htm
December 14, 2014
AXA Achievement Scholarship us.axa.com December 15, 2014
US JCI Senate Foundatin applications are in the guidance office January 9, 2015
University of Iowa Strayer-Rairden Scholarship in Physics www.physics.uiowa.edu/undergraduate-program/undergraduate-scholarships-and-awards/strayer-rairden-scholarship-physics January 31, 2015
Ronald McDonald U.S. Scholarship Program https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC January 20, 2015
Masonic Grand Lodge General and Technical Scholarships www.grandlodgeofiowa.com and click on Scholarships of the Grand Lodge February 2, 2015
Iowa Newspaper Foundation www.INAnewscom   for students that are preparing for a newspaper career. February 13, 2015
Mediacom Communications www.mediacomworldclass.com
You do not need to be a Mediacom customer you just need to live in an area that Mediacom serves
February 16, 2015
Mount Mercy University Special Talent Scholarship www.mtmercy.edu/talent March 1, 2015
Marine corps League, NE Iowa Detachment 1241 must be in upper 1/2 of class, a sterling character, passionate desire to go to college.
Applications are in the guidance office
March 1, 2015
Iowa Department of Amvets Available in the guidance office April 1, 2015
Kirkwood Community College Leaders in Tomorrow and Presidential Scholarships See Ms. Harken for application May 16, 2015

Robert D. Blue
www.rdblue.org May 10, 2015
Kenneth Meyerhoff Scholarship through Waterloo Schools must have act scores
applications are in the guidance office
May 4, 2014
ABWA for women majoring in business www.abwa.com May 15, 2015