Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Engineering Scholarship

Seniors the American Council of Engineering Companies of Dallas are accepting applications for their $2,000 scholarship.  If you have scored at least 600 in math and 550 in critical reading on the SAT, or a 29 in math and 25 English on the ACT.  Have a minimum overall high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Please apply for the wonderful opportunity.  To learn more and view the application click here.  Please bring your complete application with all required documentation to the Samuell Counselor's Office by Thursday February 2, 2017. All completed applications given to the Samuell Counselor's by the deadline will be submitted to DISD Counseling Services.

Friday, November 18, 2016

North Texas Relocation Professionals Scholarship

Samuell Seniors if you relocated between 9th and 12th grade (summer between 8th and 9th grade acceptable) more than 50 miles and changed schools due to family relocation, have a GPA of 3.0 this scholarship is for you.  Click here to view the application and more information.  Completed applications must be emailed to the  email address on the application on or before January 31, 2017.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Tom Joyner Foundation - Full Ride Scholarship Program

Attention Samuell Seniors!

Seniors attending a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the fall of 2017 must apply for this scholarship.  Seniors must have a minimum high school grade point average of 3.50 (on a 4.00 grade scale, excluding home school studies) and Minimum SAT score of 1400 [based on the New SAT score format combined math essay and verbal score] or ACT score of 30.  Applicants must demonstrate leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities.  To apply online click here.  Students must have their school mail their transcripts and recommendations to the address listed on the online application.  Applications and all scholarship documentation must be postmarked no later than January 20, 2017.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Savvy Saver Scholarship

Scholarship:
Savvy Saver

Criteria:
·       US Citizen or Permanent Resident
·       At least 18 years old
·       Attending college at an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the United States or participating in a study abroad program at an accredited international university
·       Submit a short essay (400-600 words) on the following topic: Why is saving money important to you?
·       Must also submit a tweet

$$Award$$
$2,500

Due Date:
December 13


Application information:

Shirt Space Scholarship

Scholarship:
Shirt Space

Criteria:
·       Must be a high school senior applying to college or be currently enrolled in college.
·       To enter, take a blank t-shirt and tap into your creative side by fashioning it to how it represents you. All applicants must be the original designers! Once you’re satisfied with your DIY T-shirt, post a picture of yourself or a friend in the tee on Instagram along with a 200-300 word essay explaining your design. Show off your designs with pride: hashtag #ShirtSpaceDesign and tag us @ShirtSpace! The designer of our favorite t-shirt will win the scholarship! We need to be able to see your post, so please make your Instagram account public!
·       Must submit online application form

$$Award$$
$100-$2,500

Due Date:

December 15

Application information:

Diet Spotlight Scholarship

Scholarship:
Diet Spotlight

Criteria:
·       Write a 900-1500 word essay on the following topic: According to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), it is perfectly legal for employers to assess their employees as much as 30% of the cost of provided health benefit (insurance) coverage, if the employee doesn’t meet certain wellness goals (established by the Department of Health and Human Services) which include weight and/or body mass index (BMI). Critics say that this amounts to a thinly veiled form of ‘fat discrimination’. Supporters feel this a very good thing as it establishes a financial incentive for people to work toward long-term health goals. Discuss which view of the situation you think is more fair.
·       health goals. Discuss which view of the situation you think is more fair.
·       Be at least 13 years of age
$$Award$$
$1,000-$3,000

Due Date:
December 31

Application information:

Unigo Scholarship

Scholarship:
Unigo

Criteria:
·       Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
·       Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
·       Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2022) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education
·       Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:
·       "Weighing the expected investment and return, is college worth it for you? Why?"

$$Award$$
$1,000

Due Date:
December 31


Application information: