Student Success

 Mrs. Jenkins 
Graduation Coach

Upcoming Scholarships:

NEW LGHS Scholarship Bulletin

The Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications from students between August 23rd, 2017 and October 31st, 2017.  Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

1. Siemens Scholarship – September 19, 2017 (18 Awards – $100,000)
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2. Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship – September 30, 2017 (1 Award – $1,000)
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3. College JumpStart Scholarship – October 17, 2017 (2 Awards – $1,000)
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Featured Scholarships

4. VIP Scholarship – August 31, 2017 (1 Award – $5,000)
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5. SP Scholarship – August 31, 2017 (10 Awards – $10,000)
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6. YDI Scholarship – August 29, 2017 (1 Award – $1,000)
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7. Arctic PT Scholarship – August 31, 2017 (1 Awards – $500)
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8. Horatio Alger Scholarship – September 25, 2017 (106 Awards – $25,000)
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  • Hispanic Heritage Month Art & Essay Contests (Grades 4-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Website: http://www.floridahispanicheritage.com/student-contests/Essay

Contest is open to all 4th through 12th grade students in the state of Florida. Three winners will be selected: one elementary (4-5) student, one middle (6-8) student, and one high school (9-12) student.

Awards: Winners will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by Florida Prepaid College Foundation. Winners will receive awards at Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration to be held in Tallahassee. Reasonable travel and lodging expenses will be paid for the winners and one immediate family member. Winners will be notified after September 19, 2017.

  • Project Weather Scholarship

Website: http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/community/project-weather.html

The Project Weather Scholarship Contest is a one-time award of $1,000 presented to seven high school seniors who excel in science. The scholarship is granted as a part of Bay News 9’s commitment to educating children about science and weather.

  • Back to School ScholarshipsFastweb Back To School Scholarship List
    • List of available scholarships to jump start the scholarship search
    • Counselors & Students encouraged to create a FastWeb account to receive constant updates
  • Scholarship Themes – List of FastWeb Scholarship Themes
    • List of themed scholarships to jump start the scholarship search
    • Counselors & Students encouraged to create a FastWeb account to receive constant updates
  • The Gates Scholarship (it’s back!)

Website: https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/

Basic Eligibility

To apply, students must be:

  • A high school senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • A US citizen, national or permanent resident
  • A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

Additionally, a student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.

  • Wendy’s High School Heisman

Website: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/

Requirements: GPA: 3.0+; Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized sponsored by your school : Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bobsleigh, Bowling, Boxing, Canoeing/Rowing, Cross Country, Curling, Cycling, Diving, Equestrian (Dressage/Eventing/Jumping), Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Ice Hockey, Ice Skating (Figure or Speed), Judo, Karate, Lacrosse, Luge, Rugby, Sailing, Shooting, Skateboarding, Skiing (Alpine, Biathlon, Cross Country, Free-Style, Jumping), Snowboard, Soccer, Softball, Spirit/Cheerleading, Sports Climbing, Surfing, Swimming (or Synchronized), Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track & Field, Trampoline, Triathlon, Volleyball (or Beach), Water Polo, Weightlifting, and Wrestling. From https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/application/are-you-eligible/

  • Coca-Cola Scholarship

Website:  http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

Requirements: High School Senior pursing higher education.

Scholarship Search Engines and Scholarship Programs

  • Scholly– A mobile app that provides students with a fast and simple way to find scholarships for college. (Created by Christopher Gray, a Coca-Cola Scholar!)
  • Fastweb – Create a profile and let fastweb do the research on scholarships, internships colleges and more for you.
  • Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation – Educational and scholarship opportunities for students of all levels.
  • Cappex – A free website where you can learn which colleges want you, before you apply and learn about more than $11 billion in merit aid scholarships.
  • com– A free college scholarship search and financial aid information.
  • Scholarship America – Provides information and resources for your scholarship search.
  • HS Finder (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) – Scholarship information for Latino students.
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
  • Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund– The nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
  • American Indian College Fund – Provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
  • Dell Scholars Program – Recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance.

Click here for information about the Brooks Law Group Scholarship for the fall

Future of Assisted Living Scholarship