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A GREAT resource is on our library page--Resource links
 
Need a scholarship app? https://myscholly.com/
 
Tired of filling in the same info on online scholarship applications? Check out Scholar Snapp!!
 

GRADcafe

This is associated with cafecollege in Houston, but it is located in Baytown--a little closer to Deer Park! Great resource for FREE services to help yoiu decide on a career, apply to college and look for financial aid you need. Check them out...
 

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cafecollege Houston offers FREE service to help with career planning, college application, FAFSA and other services. Check out their website below for more info!
 

Texas A&M Information Night at Deer Park Library

Are you considering TAMU? Come find out more:
Deer Park Public Library on Center St.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
6 - 8pm
The admissions presentation will have the TAMU - Galveston Aggie Yell Leaders present. Register at the link below:
 
FAFSA Help Days and Nights!
 
San Jacinto College is providing FAFSA help to any senior who still hasn't applied or has problems with their application.
No appointment necessary -
April 1 - June 24, 2 - 4pm and 5 - 7pm
SJC North Campus - Student Services Lab N-6.104
SJC South Campus - Student Services Lab S-6.150
SJC - Central Campus - Student Services Lab C-1.130
You will need student and parent 2017 tax return(s), 2017 W-2(s) and Social Security card(s)
281-998-6150
 
Texas A&M Galveston Sea Camp
 
See the link below if you are interested in hands-on marine adventure camps for ages 4-18 at TAMU Galveston.
 

Visiting Colleges

Seniors have TWO days to visit the colleges they are serious about attending. Juniors, you have one day. Make sure you return with a letter on the school letterhead stating you were there for a visit, dated (not on a weekend date) and a signature. You can ususally obtain this from the admissions office.
 
Visit the website of the college you are interested in attending--or get into your Naviance account for access to your college's website! Then schedule a visit to SEE the campus.
Happy college hunting!
 
There are MANY sources for scholarships, this is just one. Log on to your NAVIANCE account for a large database of scholarships. Another place you should search for scholarships is the actual college you will be attending, your parents' employers, organizations you've participated in, etc. There are so many FREE (never pay for one) search engines out there (Cappex, Peterson's, Fastweb, etc). Research, research, research!

-SCROLL THROUGH THE FOLLOWING LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS
-IDENTIFY THE ONES YOU WANT TO APPLY FOR, NOTING THE NUMBER ON IT
-USING YOUR NUMBERS, PICK UP THE PAPER APPLICATIONS IN THE GO CENTER OUT OF THE TURNSTANDS
-IF IT'S AN ONLINE APPLICATION, THE LINK IS PROVIDED HERE
-RETURN COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO MRS. WHITE BY HER DUE DATE--SHE WILL TAKE IT FROM THERE!
-IF YOU NEED AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT FOR A SCHOLARSHIP, SEE MRS. WHITE OR EMAIL: awhite@dpisd.org
 
College Board Opportunity Scholarships
 
The College Board is investing $25 million in a new scholarship program, beginning with the class of 2020. Be the first to know when it launches in December. Sign up to be notified at the link below.
 
Have you checked out DoSomething.org?
 
DoSomething.org is a website dedicated to helping students earn scholarships through community service. Check it out to see if it's something you might be interested in.
 
Raise.me
 
Raise.me partners with certain colleges and universities to offer students "micro" scholarships starting in the 9th grade. Sooner is better for making this work, and you do have to be planning on attending one of the colleges that partner with raise.me. Find out more and sign up at the link below. Check out this video. http://raise.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=93c652bd8d2d114a4c15f3ce0&id=fec9fb897e&e=b5e3775df4
 
001 Niche "No Essay" College Scholarship
 
Create an account with Niche, a content website, and you can apply for their "No Essay" Scholarship. Check it out at the link below. Monthly winners..the next deadline is May 31, 2019, by 10 pm CST.
 
019 Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers
 
This scholarship is for prospective teachers who plan to enter an eligible teacher preparation program at a Raising Texas Teachers partner university. See the website for participating Texas universities. You must also be committed to teaching in a majority-economically disadvantaged school OR in a shortage subject area (math, science, bilingual, or special ed) in a Texas public school. For more information and to apply, see the link below. Deadline to apply varies by each participating school...see the website for all information.
 
026 Greater Houston Community Foundation
 
This Foundation administers a variety of unique scholarships, each with a unique set of eligibility requirements. You must create an account first. See the link below for more information.
 
080 American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) Scholarships
 
The AISES scholarships are listed at the site below, along with the respective deadlines. You must be an AISES member to apply for these scholarships.
 
087 Greater Houston Community Foundation Scholarships
 
The GHCF administers many unique scholarships. There may be one on the list that you are eligible for. If so, create an account then follow the directions to apply for the scholarship you're interested in.
 
096 Ron Carter Clear Lake Achievers Scholarship
 
The Ron Carter Achievers Scholarship is for US college-bound seniors. Selection is based on academics, leadership, character, and other requirements. Pick up an application (or print from below) and see if you qualify. I will be submitting applications to Ron Carter biweekly, beginning the end of January, ending in April. So bring your completed application to me asap.
 
115 Carter's Country Wildlife Conservation College Scholarship
 
Carter's Country is funding a scholarship for seniors who are pursuing a career in the outdoor field -- wildlife or agriculture. Pick up an application in the Go Center, or go to their website and print it. Bring it to Mrs. White by May 17, 2019 and she will attach your official transcript and mail it before the due date.
 
154 Duck Brand Duct Tape Stuck at Prom Scholarship
 
Seniors interested in coming up with a clever prom fashion dress/tux using Duck Tape need to check this website out for all the details. Deadline to enter is June 3, 2019.
 
156 Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation
 
These scholarships are available to senior students of Vietnamese descent. You must excel academically, be committed to community service and have a strong determination to carry through your goals. Deadline to submit online is June 30, 2019. See the requirements at the link below, email Mrs. White for your transcript. A White
 
159 Canvas Student Scholarship Contest
 
Create a 30-60 second video explaining how college will give you the power you need to achieve your dreams and you just may win some money for it. For all the details, see the link below. This is open to kids 13 or older! Deadline is June 21, 2019.