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

                                                                                                   
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
 
March 13th - Upper Iowa University at 1:00 p.m.
March 31st - Shelly - The Origianal LaJames from Mason City
 
 





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.


Here are a few new resources to share:

www.educationdegree.com
www.criminaljusticeprograms.com
www.alltrucking.com



Anyone that interested in Marine Biology there is a great opportunity out there.  SeaWorld in Orlando Florida is hosting a Career Camp.
 For more information there is a poster on the guidance office door with a website that you can check out for further information.





**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
       
       
IOWA PTA H.L Taylor Scholarship www.iowapta.org   March 1, 2015
Eychaner Foundation Matthew Shepard Scholarship www.eychanerfoundation.org  this is for openly lesbian gay bisexual transgender and queer Iowa high school seniors good for anyone attending any one of the three state universities   March 1, 2015
Mount Mercy University Special Talent Scholarship www.mtmercy.edu/talent   March 1, 2015
ICAN Outstanding Student Scholarship www.ICANsucceed.org/icanscholarship   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 State Fair Governor's Scholarship www.iowacollegeaid.gov   March 1, 2015
Bremer County Farm Bureau Ag and General Studies Scholarships Available in the Guidance Office   March 1, 2015
Grand Lodge of Iowa Masoic Charitable Education Scholarship General and Technical Scholarship available on website www.grandlodgeofiowa.com  also available in guidance office   March 2, 2015
Iowa Automobile Dealers for anyone pursuit of automotive related studies such as technician, body shop, new sales, parts etc. available in guidance office   March 2, 2015
Black Hawk Co. Farm Bureau available in guidance office  a family member must belong to Farm Bureau   March 2, 2015
Bright Scholars of Iowa www.brightscholarsofiowa.org   March 6, 2015
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare/Sartori Memorial Hospital available in the guidance office for anyone interested in going into a health-related career   March 13, 2015
Bremer County Pork Promoters available in the guidance office   March 16, 2015
Cedar Valley NAPM available in the guidance office   March 13, 2015
Senior Girl Sportsmanship  available in the guidance office   March 25, 2015
Klea Shipman Available in the guidance office   March 31, 2015
MILROY'S FORMAL WEAR SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE IN GUIDANCE OFFICE   MARCH 31, 2015
Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa available in the guidance office   March 31, 2015
Forever Young memorial Scholarship available in the guidance office for anyone interested in the Health Science Fields   March 31, 2015
Iowa Department of Amvets Available in the guidance office   April 1, 2015
Oliver Mitchell (former Waverly Community Foundation Grant) Available in the guidance office   April 1, 2015
Northeast Iowa Community Action  Corporation Available in the guidance office   April 3, 2015
Leo Grether Choral Music Scholarship Available in the guidance office   April 15, 2015
Pearl Hull Falk/MidWestOne Bank guidance office   May 1, 2015
Janesville Masonic  Equity Lodge No. 131 available in the Guidance Office   May 1, 2015
Kirkwood Community College Leaders in Tomorrow and Presidential Scholarships See Ms. Harken for application   May 16, 2015
Unity Point Health Scholar Athlete for the Year Available in the guidance office   April 1, 2015
Denver Savings Bank Available in the guidance office   April 30, 2015
ACACIA LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE FOR MALE SENIORS PLANNING TO ATTEND ISU   APRIL 30, 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
Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa www.ctneia.org search for online scholarship site   March 11, 2015
ABWA for women majoring in business www.abwa.com   May 15, 2015
Darryl Jahn Beta Sigma Psi http://epsilon.betasigmapsi.org
for gentlement entering ISU
 
  May 17, 2015
 
Iowa PGA Charlie Burkart available in the guidance office   June 12, 2015
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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