FAFSA NEWSLETTER 2013
Seniors, to send your TRANSCRIPTS - YOU MUST sign up through CFNC for your transcripts to go to Transcripts that need to be printed from the Guidance Department are printed on Tuesdays and Thursdays and must be requested at least one day prior to pick up.
North Carolina colleges/universities. Directions are on the THS webpage under "School Counselors" and
then under "Transcript Requests."
*Click to see a presentation about How to Win Scholarships.
*Click to listen to important information on College Financial Aid
- Most scholarships that come through THS are finished by the end of April. I have gotten some info on some national scholarships that have May and June deadlines. I will forward these with attachments in a separate email.
- Remember to bring in your college acceptance letters to Mrs. Crotts in Guidance.
- Students attending college will begin getting their Financial Aid packets from their chosen college this spring. These sheets will list any grants and scholarships as well as what it owed to that college. We will need copies of this as well as college acceptance letters. During Capping, May 24, we recognize any monies earned by students, whether it is grants or scholarships, (not loans).
Once you know which college you will be attending, research the scholarships offered by that college and apply early. Also remember to check out the RCS Scholarship listings linked on the THS website under "School Counselors."
- If you are planning to major in accounting, please see Mrs. Crotts about the NC Society of Accountants scholarship. We were late receiving this info and the application is due to a Fayetteville address by April 15.
Seth Alexander Nall Scholarship: In memory of Seth Nall and amount to be determined. Criteria: must have taken classes and plan to attend college to further your education in one of the following fields: Agriculture, Carpentry or Automotive. Applications in Guidance Office. Applicants will be interviewed and recipient chosen from interviews. Deadline for application: April 12
Robert and Judy Upchurch Scholarship: Criteria: academics & essay. Application in Guidance Office and should be returned to Mrs. Crotts. Deadline: April 12.
State Employees Association of North Carolina Scholarship Program (this is not the SECU scholarship)
WHO: Seniors who have a parent who is a member of the SEANC. Scholarship can be awarded based on merit or financial need.
HOW: Go to www.seanc.org/membership/scholarship to obtain application
WHEN: Applications must be postmarked and mailed to the SEANC Scholarship Chairman by April 15, 2013
Randolph Sports Council: $500. Criteria: Student has lettered in a varsity sport for 2 or more years and has a GPA of 2.5 or higher (see application for more specifics on scholastics, character, etc.) Applications in Guidance Office. Deadline :April 16 to Mrs. Crotts in Guidance.
LeRoy K. Taul Scholarship: For 2013, $750.00 is available for scholarships from this fund. Please go to the following link for more information:
Deadline: April 16.
Richard Ellis Scholarship Fund: For 2013, $1,670.00 is available for scholarships from this fund. Please go to the following link for more information.
School Nutrition Association of Randolph County Scholarship: $500 - Criteria - Majoring in a food-related field. Applications in Guidance Office and as an attachment to this email. Deadline: April 17th to Mrs. Crotts.
Ferree Foundation Scholarship: $2,000/year renewable scholarship for a four-year college or university. Community College Scholars receive $1,500 during the second year of a two-year course-of-study. Low-interest loans up to $1,000/year renewable are also available.
Criteria: Good academic record, involved in student activities, and has a financial need. Must be a resident of Randolph County. One scholarship is awarded at each Randolph County High School. A THS senior will get this scholarship!
Applications are in the Guidance Office and due to Mrs. Crotts by April 17.
*(New) RCS Educational Office Professional Scholarship:3, $500 scholarships offered to RCS seniors who plan to further their education. Application process includes application, essay, 3 letters of recommendation, and financial info. Applications are in Guidance Office and due to Mrs. Crotts by April 19.
Randolph County Republican Women Scholarship: $500. Criteria: Randolph Co. resident & US Citizen, be registered to vote if elgible, GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applications in Guidance Office and must be mailed by April 22.
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship: Criteria: Females, RCS or Asheboro HS, who plan to pursue a teaching degree. Applications are in Guidance Office. Completed apps must be mailed and reach an Asheboro address by April 29.
RCC Foundation Scholarships for RCC students: The application for 2013-14 is available at http://www.randolphccfoundation.org/scholar now through April 30. To be eligible, high school seniors must also submit a copy of their high school transcript, as of fall semester directly to the Foundation office. Student must fill out the FAFSA.
THS Bulldog Booster Club Scholarship: Criteria - student must have participated at the varsity level for 2 years in 2 different sports or at the varsity level for 4 years in 1 sport, 3.0 GPA, parent activity in Boosters can be a part of the decision, student must have participated in the phone book drive for 2 years, in good standing with coaches/community. Up to 4 scholarships will be awarded. Deadline - April 29 to Mrs. Crotts. Applications in Guidance Office.
ATLLB (Archdale Trinity Little League Basketball) Scholarship: Criteria - Must have been a member of ATTLB. Applications in Guidance Office. Deadline: April 30 to Mrs. Crotts.
Paul Guthrie Scholarship: Criteria - Must be planning a career in a CTE area;
GPA 3.0. Applications in Guidance Office. Deadline: April 30 to Mrs. Crotts.
Matthew Hunt Scholarship: Criteria - Any senior who plans to attend college (2 or 4 year). Applications in Guidance Office. Deadline: April 30 to Mrs. Crotts.
- The "IMG" attachments are for the EOP scholarship. It must be typed so you can use the scanned application to make it easier for this one.
- The other attachments are from a newsletter I got about scholarships (national) and many are done in May and June. This is the first time I've gotten this info and do not have any experience with anyone applying for any of these.
North Carolina ADK - $500 - Criteria: GPA, SAT, Extracurricular activities, Character, Financial Need. Deadline: April 21. Applications are in the Guidance Office, and also as an attachment here, and should be turned in to Mrs. Crotts by deadline.