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.

 
                                                          2013-2014 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
                            
                                                        
 June 14, 2014                                      May 9, 2014                                           May 10th-23rd                     June 6, 2014


                                                           SAT Test Dates for 2013-2014

        Test Dates                                     Regular Deadline                                   Late Fee Required
 
 

Anyone interested in Grinnell College they are offering a minimum of $10,000 per year scholarship to every new enrolling student who resides in Iowa.  Visit their website for more informatin at www.grinnell.edu


SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT OMEGA CABINETRY.  VISIT WWW.MASTERBRAND.COM/CAREERS JOB ID 2014-4174 AND BE SURE TO NOTE ON THE FRONT OF YOUR APPLICATION FOR SUMMER EMPLOYMENT.
 

  
College Visits 2013-2014
 Please remember to obtain a pass from Tracy in the office prior to these visits


 


As noted ROOP applications have been handed out and the interviews will begin April 27, 2014 at 5:00 P.M. 




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.


ATTENTION STUDENTS!  Recently there was information sent out regarding the website for Janesville Dollars for Scholars however the address that you were given to use is incorrect.  Following is the correction information for you.
         www.janesville.dollarsforscholars.org



**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
Junior League of Waterloo-Cedar Falls   available in the guidance office April 1, 2014
Northeast Iowa Community Action Corp   in guidance office April 1, 2014
       
Oliver Mitchell (formally Waverly Community Foundation Grant)   available in the Guidance office.
this is based on income need.  must complete Student Aid Report
April 1, 2014
Senior Girl Sportsmanship Scholarship   Available in the guidance office
See Mrs. Wass or Mr. Strub for information regarding this.  The scholarship will only be availabe if our volleyball teams make it to the state tournament
April 1, 2014
ISU ACACIA Leadership Scholarship   available to any male who attends Iowa State University who demonstrates ability to secel in academics, extra-curricular activities and community involvement April 1, 2014
ROOP   Mrs. Wass has applications available April 8th by 3:00 PM
East Central Iowa Coop   available in guidance office for those who are interested in pursuing education in Ag Studies April 11, 2014
Friends of the Art Center for Visual Arts
Waterloo Center for the Arts
  available in the guidance office to graduating senior attending a schol within a 35 mile radius of Waterloo and plan to pursue a post secondary degree in visual arts. April 11, 2014
Iowa High School Music Association    Leo Grether and Winter Dance Party are two scholarships offered.  Visit www.ihsma.org for more information.  Applications available in the guidance office April 15, 2014
Alpha Psi Master Beta Sigma Phi Janesville Chapter   available in the guidance office April 15, 2014
JANESVILLE AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIP   AVAILABLE IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE AND WHEN COMPLETED APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE RETURNED TO THE GUIDANCE OFFICE BY 3:00 P.M. ON THE DEADLINE APRIL 16, 2014
JANVESVILLE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILLARY SCHOLARSHIP   AVAILABLE IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE AND WHEN CMPLETED APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE RETURNED TO THE GUIDANCE OFFICE BY 3:00 P.M. ON THE DEADLINE APRIL 15, 2014
Denver Savings Bank   available in the guidance office April 30, 2014
Home Builders Association of Northeast Iowa   available in the guidance office April 30, 2014
Gifford Scholarship   available in the guidance office.  Must be completed and returned to Mrs. Howland.  2 $1000 scholarships available this year May 1, 2014
Midwest One Bank Pearl Hull Falk Trust   available in the guidance office May 1, 2014
Masonic Educational Gift Equity Lodge 131   available in the guidance office May 1, 2014
Iowa Games Brian Pearon Scholarship   available to juniors mut have participated in Iowa Games.  available in the guidance office May 1 2014
Northeast Iowa Community College Scholarship   www.nicc.edu/scholarships