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Letcher County Central High School

Guidance & Counseling

 

 

Scholarship Information

2019-20

September (B)

 

 WYMT-TV MOUNTAIN CLASSIC SCHOLARSHIP

  • Based on academics and need factor.
  • Proof of financial need is necessary for consideration.
  • Applications are located in the guidance office and MUST be returned to the guidance office no later than Wednesday, September 25, 2019.  Awards will be presented at noon December 9, 2019 at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg.

 

 

The Ralph Gabbard  Memorial Scholarship Form

  • Based on interest in pursuit of a broadcast career, talent, and academics.
  • Applications are located in the guidance office and MUST be returned to the guidance office no later than Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Awards will be presented December 9, 2019 at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg.

 

The Tony Turner Memorial Scholarship Form

  • Based on interest in pursuit of a broadcast career, talent, and academics.
  • Applications are located in the guidance office and MUST be returned to the guidance office no later than Wednesday, September 25, 2019.. The Tony Turner Memorial Broadcast Scholarship awards will be presented in the spring of 2020 during the WYMT-TV Golf Classic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KSBA First Degree College Scholarship Program:

 

Two female seniors and two male seniors will be eligible for a $2500 scholarship for any two year or four year accredited college or university, in state or out.

  • Must be a high school senior intending to go to college.
  • Members of immediate family (parents, guardians, siblings) cannot have earned a college degree.
  • Minimum ACT Reading Score of 20 as a junior or senior.
  • Applications are available in the guidance office.  Applications must be returned to the guidance office no later than Friday, October 18, 2019.

 

Horatio Alger Scholars

Since 1984, Horatio Alger Association Members and Friends have funded need-based college scholarships for low-income youth to pursue their dreams through higher education. So far the Association has awarded more than $159 million to approximately 20,000 students.

Through its many scholarship programs, the Association supports students pursuing career and technical certificates and degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and graduate studies.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen
  • The application will be available August 1 – October 25.
  • To apply go to:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org/ 

The Hagan Scholarship

2019-2020 Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  2. Must attend an Eligible Public High School.
  3. Must be a student in the 2020 high school graduating class.
  4. Must have achieved a high school CGPA of 3.75 or higher.
  5. Must have scored 24 or higher on the ACT (Composite Score) or 1,150 on the SAT.
  6. Must enroll at an eligible four-year college the first semester following high school graduation.
  7. Must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college; from August 2019 to August 2020.
  8. Must complete the FAFSA in 2019 using 2018 tax return information; the EFC must not exceed $6,500.
  9. Must apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
  10. Must not have been convicted of a felony.

The intended recipient of a Hagan Scholarship is a high achieving self-motivated student in need of financial assistance in order to attend college.

To apply click here:  Hagan Scholarship Application

Applicants must create a User Name and Password to access the Application.
Application Deadline – 5 PM, CST, Friday, November 15, 2019.

1. Applicants will have from August 2019 to August 2020 to fulfill the mandatory 240 hour work requirement.
2. Applicants MUST complete the FAFSA now using 2018 Tax Information. If selected as a finalist, an updated FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) using 2019 Tax Information must be provided by March 1, 2020.
A. For Question 26 answer “High School Diploma” which you will have prior to college enrollment.
B. For Question 29 answer “Never attended college / 1st Year.

WYMT-TV Outstanding Mountain Student Achiever of the Week

 

 

Winners will be chosen not only on GPA of 3.7 or higher, but by extracurricular activities and community services as well. A photograph no larger than wallet size must accompany each form.   Applications are located in the guidance office and must be returned to the guidance office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For College Scholarship Information:

 

University of Kentucky

 

To apply for scholarships at University of Kentucky go to

www.uky.edu

 

Morehead State University

www.moreheadstate.edu/scholwww.morehe

To apply for scholarships at Morehead State University go to www.moreheadstate.edu/scholarships.  

 

Southeast Community and Technical College

 

To apply for scholarships at Southeast Community and Technical College go to

www.southeast.kctcs.edu

 

Eastern Kentucky University

 

To apply for scholarships at Eastern Kentucky University go to

www.eku.edu 

 

 

Union College

 

To apply for scholarships at Union College go to

www.unionky.edu

University of Pikeville

 

To apply for scholarships at Pikeville College go to

www.upike.edu

 

 

University of the Cumberlands

 

To apply for scholarships at the University of the Cumberlands go to

www.ucumberlands.edu

 

 

University of Louisville

 

To apply for scholarships at the University of  Louisville go to  louisville.edu/admissions/apply

 

 

 

 

Alice Lloyd College

 

To apply for scholarships at Alice Lloyd College go to

www.alc.edu

 

 

Hazard Community and Technical College

 

To apply for scholarships at Hazard Community and Technical College go to

www.hazard.kctcs.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     
 

 

Websites

 

 

College Planning and Scholarships

 

www.kheaa.com              Check for scholarships

 

www.scholarships.com   Conduct a free, college scholarship search

 

www.GoHigherKy.org       College planning made easier

 

www.fastweb.com    For scholarship search, college search, internships. Part-   time jobs, advice, and more

 

www.scholarshiphelp.org  College scholarship search

 

 

Information about Financial Aid

 

www.fafsa.ed.gov                                          Federal financial Aid

 

 

 

 

 

College Admissions and Testing

 

www.actstudent.org                           ACT

 

www.sat.org                                       SAT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           
 


 

 

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