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Harvard Applying to College Guide
This guide has been distributed to over 6,000 high school principals and superintendents across the Midwest and is the ongoing product of the collaboration of 200 Midwestern high school counselors, Summer Playbook--a free and global travel resource for college students--and The Harvard College Midwest Club (MWC). It attempts to answer many of the questions students may have in the application process while serving as a reference for counselors in what can be an esoteric process. Written by Luke Heine, Harvard '17, MWC President, this guide has been supported and peer reviewed by multiple members of the club. Importantly, this information is not endorsed by the Harvard College Admissions Office or any other entity of Harvard; it's the sole opinion and property of its writer and reviewers.
How do I write a cover letter?
Wondering how to get started on a cover letter for a scholarship or job application? Here is a great document that gives instructions of where to start, what to write about, and how to format the letter.
Senior Year Timeline
Here's an idea of what seniors should be doing each month as they prepare for college or other post-secondary plans.
Deadline April 15, 2019
To qualify for the $500 WCA Scholarship you must:
The Masonic Scholarship Fund of Missouri, INC
Download Application here:
THE FOLLOWING MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION:
1. High School transcript (including test scores such as SAT, ACT, etc.) and, if you are now enrolled in college, a transcript of your college record through the most recently completed semester, quarter or similar term.
2. A typed essay of 300 to 500 words stating why you are applying for this scholarship.
3. A list of prior school activities, awards, offices held, and honors (high school and college). This must be separate from your essay.
4. A list of all community and volunteer activities within the community. This must be separate from your essay.
5. A short list of any extenuating circumstances you may have. This must be separate from your essay.
6. A list of newspaper publications to which you would like to have a news release sent if you are selected for a scholarship. Please include address, telephone number, FAX, and email.
7. A copy of your EFC page from the FAFSA form. www.fafsa.ed.gov.
MISSOURI INSURANCE EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
1. Applicant must be a Missouri resident.
2. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in the year of the award.
3. Applicant must be a full-time Missouri college/university freshman in the coming academic year with an interest or intent to pursue an insurance, risk management, or actuarial science course of study in an accredited Missouri college or university.
4. Applicant must demonstrate scholarship -- in the complete sense -- consistent with capacity and circumstances.
National Wildlife Turkey Federation Scholarship Program
High school seniors are eligible to receive $500 toward their college education. Applicants must be:
SE-MA-NO Electric Foundation Scholarship
Deadline March 1
Se-Ma-No Electric Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce that we will award (5) $1,000 scholarships toward college expenses, with the funds being sent directly to their college of choice. Applicants receiving a scholarship may apply multiple times and the lack of qualified applicants may preclude the awarding of any scholarships.
Deadline July 31
The Lawyers at Groth & Associates are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship:
UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship
Deadline July 31
UEW Healthcare is pleased to offer the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2019. Special consideration will be give to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered. This Award will be presented to current college students, but high school seniors who will be attending school in the fall semester of 2019 are also welcome to apply.
The award will be presented to a college student who is enrolled by the fall semester of 2019, but will not have graduated by fall semester of 2019 & is still attending courses at this time. This will be a one-time award.
The Scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account.
Khan Law Firm Scholarship
The Khan Law Firm believes firmly in the importance of education. That’s why they have decided to award a generous $1000 scholarship to a student of their choosing.
Pottroff & Karlin Law Firm Scholarship
Deadline August 1
To qualify for this scholarship:
2018-2019 Braxton Rethwisch Scholarship
The Missouri Association for College Admission Counseling (MOACAC) is pleased to offer the Braxton Rethwisch scholarship to Missouri high school seniors who exhibit a commitment to learning and have demonstrated leadership skills and community service involvement. Five one-time $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.
- Open to current high school seniors who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater
- Applicant must be a Missouri resident
- Applicant must enroll as a full-time student at a MOACAC member post-secondary institution. A list of member institutions is attached to the scholarship application.
- If selected and recipient does not enroll in a MOACAC postsecondary member institution, the scholarship will be revoked and awarded to another applicant.