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    To receive Mrs. White's 2019 REMIND scholarship text updates:

    text to 81010 the message @998gff

     

    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!!

    https://www.scholarsnapp.org/

  • Opportunities

  • 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...

    https://gradcafe.org/

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  • cafecollege Houston

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

    http://cafecollegehouston.org/

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  • 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:

    https://recruiter.tamu.edu/register/DPCollegeInfoNight

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  • Stephen F. Austin Showcase Saturday

    Interested in SFA? This is a good day for visiting!

    Showcase Saturday dates:

    November 10, 2018

    February 23, 2019

    March 30, 2019

    For request more info, go to SFA Information

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  • Career & Education Day

    This is for all students - educate yourself by attending this event to learn more about colleges and careers! Preregister at the link below.

    Saturday, February 16, 2019

    George R. Brown Convention Center

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/career-education-day-2019-ced-houston-grb-tickets-49809468461?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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  • Monday at Texas Christian University

    For a more complete picture of TCU, consider attending on one of the designated Mondays at the link below!

    https://apply.tcu.edu/portal/mondayattcu

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  • UT Dallas GO Days

    GO day allows seniors and family member to experience UT Dallas in action. Housing tours, lunch in the dining halls and interact with academic staff members. Register at the link below.

    December 7

    January 25

    February 15

    https://utdallas.tfaforms.net/217924

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  • Coast to Coast College Tour

    What:  An evening information program with admission reps from:

    DARTMOUTH COLLEGE     NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY     PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY      VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

    When:  Sunday, August 26   7pm

    Where:  Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel - 3900 North Loop West, Houston 77092

    Register at:  https://www.coasttocoasttour.org/

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  • College Financial Aid Night at DPHS-SC

    Come hear Chandra Gonzalez from the University of Houston speak on financial aid and the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

    Thursday, September 27, 2018

    DPHS Teaching Theater

    6:30 pm

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  • Catalyst SAT Bootcamp at DPHS!

    Catalyst's two-day SAT prep bootcamp is coming to DPHS again. Learn go-to strategies for every question.

    DATES October 27  9am-1pm  and October 28  1pm-5pm

    PLACETeaching Theater

    PRICE$170

    To enroll call 800.235.0056,   or email info@CatalystPrep.com

    Deadline to register is Thursday, October 25, 2018

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  • McNeese State University

    Located in Louisiana, McNeese was named one of the best regional universities in the South. Check them out!

    Spring Preview Day

    Saturday, February 23, 2019

    https://www.mcneese.edu/admissions/mcneese_preview_days

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  • Brown University

    Come learn more about Brown University. Register at the link below.

    Wednesday, October 10

    6:30pm

    Young Women's College Prep Academy - 1906 Cleburne St, Houston

    https://www.brown.edu/admission/undergraduate/visit/brown-near-you

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  • Baylor Premiere Day

    Juniors! Are you considering Baylor? Then Premiere is the event for you!

    Saturday, April 6, 2019

    Register at: https://www.baylor.edu/admissions/index.php?id=872124

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  • The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA Day)

    UTSA Day is a great time to see if UTSA is a good fit for you!

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    https://future.utsa.edu/visit/utsa-day/

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  • National College Fair - STEM College and Career Fair

    Free and open to the public, NACAC college fairs connect you to hundreds of colleges and universities in one location.

    September 30, 2018

    Bayou City Event Center

    1 - 4pm

    Learn more and register at:  https://www.nacacfairs.org/houston-stem

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  • Learn more about Blinn College on the Preview Days

    Brenham campus - February 1 and March 1, 2019

    Bryan campus - February 15 and February 22, 2019

    Register online at:  https://www.blinn.edu/future-students/preview-days.html

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  • Red Raider Roadshow

    Texas Tech will host a Red Raider Roadshow on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the Westin Galleria, from 1:30 to 5:45pm. Register to attend at the link below.

    http://www.depts.ttu.edu/admissions/roadshow/http://www.depts.ttu.edu/admissions/roadshow/

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  • FAFSA Completion Night

    Need help completing the FAFSA? Come Tuesday night to DPHS South Campus and financial aid reps will be here to assist students and parents in completing the FAFSA. Go ahead now and get your FSA ID to electronically sign the FAFSA online (fafsa.gov) - don't forget this ID!

    DATETuesday, October 16, 2018

    TIME:   5:30 - 7:30 pm

    PLACEDPHS -  Computer labs 1208 and 1241

    Bring 2017 parent's tax return (and student-if they have one), 2017 W2s, current asset information (amounts only--checking accounts, savings account, investments, etc) know your Social Security number(parents and student), Driver's license or state ID (parents and student), and current marital status and date.

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  • Lamar University Cardinal View

    Learn what Lamar University has to offer you! 

    Saturday, March 2, 2019

    https://www.lamar.edu/admissions/cardinal-view/index.html

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  • You've Got an Engineer in Me

    The Texas A&M Society of Women Engineers presents You've Got an Engineer in Me High School Conference open to all junior and senior students interested in science, technology, engineering and math.

    Where:  Texas A&M University

    Date:   January 25 - 26, 2019

    Registration opens November 5, 2018 and closes December 3, 2018. The link below offers registration information. 

    https://www.swetamu.com/high-school-conference

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  • College Night at the Pasadena Convention Center

    College Night is where you can visit with college reps from over 90 institutions. There will also be a financial aid speaker discussing college financial aid as well.

    WHEN:   Monday, November 12

    WHERE:  Pasadena Convention Center

    TIME:     6:30 - 8:30pm

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  • 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.

    http://www.tamug.edu/seacamp/index.html

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  • Aggieland Saturday

    Spend a Saturday in College Station checking out Texas A&M University.

    February 9, 2019

    http://admissions.tamu.edu/agsat

     

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  • University of Houston Clear Lake Open House

    A great time to learn about admissions, financial aid, faculty and student life at UHCL is during Open House.  Admission fees will be waived for students who submit an application for admission during Open House.

    Saturday, February 16, 2019 and March 23, 2019

    11am - 2pm

    Questions? Call 281-283-2515 or email Admissions at openhousersvp@uhcl.edu

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  • 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!

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  • Scholarships
    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.

    https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM85689-&rid=47028994

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  • 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.

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  • 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

    https://www.raise.me/

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  • 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 April 30, 2019, by 10 pm CST.

    No Essay

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  • 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.

    https://www.raiseyourhandtexas.org/foundation/raising-texas-teachers/

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  • 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.

    https://www.ghcfscholar.org/

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  • 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.

    http://www.aises.org/students/scholarshipshttp://www.aises.org/students/scholarships

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  • 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. 

    https://www.ghcfscholar.org/

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  • 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.

    https://www.roncarterhyundai.com/community-involvement-achievers-scholarship.htm

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  • 106  The PreJax Foundation Scholarship

    The PreJax Foundation Scholarship is for seniors who have multiple sclerosis or have a parent with MS. Pick up an application in the Go Center and return completed to Mrs. White by April 25, 2019.

    http://www.theprejaxfoundation.com/

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  • 107  Elaine Chapin Fund - Multiple Sclerosis Scholarship

    The Elain Chapin Fund offers senior students who have been diagnosed with MS, or who have a parent/close family member with MS, a scholarship opportunity. For more information, see the link below. Pick up an application in the Go Center and return to Mrs. White By April 25, 2019.

    https://sites.google.com/site/theelainechapinfund/home

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  • 112  PONY Baseball/Softball Alumni Scholarship

    If you played PONY league baseball or softball for a minimum of two years (Pony League, Colt League and/or Palomino League), you may want to apply for this scholarship. Read all the requirements when you pick up an application in the Go Center. Return all required documents to Mrs. White by April April 25, 2019.

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  • 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.

    http://sombreritoranch.com/wildlife_scholarships.htm

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  • 119  The Texas Municipal Police Association Charities

    The TMPA Scholarship is for children or dependents of TMPA active members. Check out all the requirements on the application in the Go Center, or go to the link below. Deadline to return all required documents to Mrs. White is May 20, 2019.

    https://tmpa.org/TMPA/services/member_services#Scholarships

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  • 121  Minute Maid Grand Slam for Youth Baseball Scholarship

    The GSFYBS is for college-bound seniors who have participated in an organized youth baseball OR softball program--see the information and qualifications page for specifics. You CANNOT be a a recruited prospective student athlete--see the qualifications for specifics. The application is a fillable pdf document. Fill out entirely, then print. Bring the application and required docs to Mrs. White by April 26, 2019.  See the link below to begin.

    http://www.grandslamforyouth.com/index.html

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  • 132   Who's on First  -  DPHS Baseball Booster Club Scholarship

    The Who's on First scholarship is designed to provide scholarships for DPHS seniors who have participated in DPHS baseball as a player, trainer, or manager their senior year. Participation is defined as being a rostered player, trainer or manager at the end of the baseball season. Pick up an application in the Go Center and return completed to the booster president or Mrs. White by April 15, 2019.

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  • 140  Bay Area Running Club

    Bay Area Running Club is funding two scholarships for seniors who have run cross country or track and will be attending an accredited four-year college or university. Pick up application instructions in the Go Center. EMAIL your required documents to barcscholarship@gmail.com by April 29, 2019 or bring your documents to Mrs. White by April 25 and she will email for you.

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  • 143  Asian Chamber of Commerce

    The ACOC Scholarship is for academically-oriented seniors with 3.0 GPA (on unweighted scale) or higher who can demonstrate community service and/or employment. The application and required documents must be emailed to them! You can get the application/info in the Go Center or the link below. Email Mrs. White for your transcript: awhite@dpisd.org Deadline to submit is  April 30, 2019.  (You do not have to be Asian to apply for this scholarship).

    http://www.accscholarshipfoundation.com

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  • 146   iGoPink Scholarship

    This scholarship is for seniors with a minimum 3.4gpa and who have a caregiver affected with breast cancer in the last year. For the rest of the requirements, go to the online application at the link below. The last day to apply is April 30, 2019.

    http://thebreastcancercharities.org/igopink-scholarship/

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  • 147  Space City Charities

    College-bound seniors with a 2.5 GPA or higher can apply for this scholarship--you must create a 2-3 minute video (you provide them with the YouTube link).  See the website below to download the application or come pick up an application in the Go Center. Applications must be submitted by EMAIL. See or email Mrs. White for official transcripts: awhite Deadline to email your completed application is April 30, 2019.

    http://www.spacecitycharities.org/scholarship/

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  • 148   Society of Women Engineers Scholarship Program

    The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial aid to young women preparing for a career in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. The incoming freshman application opens on March 1. It is an online application and you will be considered for all scholarships that you are eligible for. Some scholarships do require SWE membership. To apply and get all the specifics, see the link below. Deadline is May 1 for the freshman application. Create a profile and read, read, read!

    https://scholarships.swe.org/applications/login.asp

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  • 149  Tilman B. White Scholarship

    This scholarship is limited to those seniors who will go into education and become classroom teachers. Pick up an application in the Go Center, return completed to Mrs. White by April 23, 2019.

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  • 150   Ozarka "Every Drop Counts" Earth Science Scholarship

    This scholarship is for seniors pursuing degrees in the field of earth/environmental science, such as Geology, Hydrogeology, Oceanography, Environmental Science and others. Pick up an application in the Go Center and return completed to Mrs. White by April 24, 2019.

    https://www.nestle-watersna.com/Content/Documents/pdfs/Ozarka_Every_Drop_Counts_Application_2019.pdf

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  • 151   Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

    The Barron Prize welcomes applications from public-spirited young people between the ages of 8-18. Must be a US citizen and currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months. See the online link below for details and to apply. Deadline to submit is April 15, 2019. 

    http://barronprize.org/apply/

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  • 152  Upakar Foundation - Indian American Scholarship

    If you are a senior Indian American (either you or a parent was born in India) with a 3.6 or higher GPA, check out this scholarship. There are other requirements, so pick up the info and application in the Go Center, or go to the link below. Application with all required documents due to Mrs. White by April 26, 2019. 

    http://www.upakarfoundation.org/scholarships/apply

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  • 153   Deer Park FFA Young Farmers of Texas Scholarship

    The FFA scholarship is open to seniors who've been in the Ag Science program at least two years. There are other qualifiers, so pick up an application in the Go Center and see if you are eligible. Apps are due back to Mrs. White by April 26, 2019.

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  • 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.

    http://stuckatprom.com/

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  • 155 DPHS Class of '88 Alumni Scholarship

    The Class of 1988 has funded two scholarships for seniors of the 2019 DPHS graduating class! All you need is to have attended DPISD schools from elementary to this year. You must be planning on attending either a technical school, junior college or university upon graduation. Quick turnaround date for this scholarship -- due back to Mrs. White by April 15, 2019.

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  • 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

    https://www.vietscholarships.org/

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