This is a recent list of 18 scholarship opportunities compiled by the Pinellas County School District Department of Guidance Services. The deadlines vary from Dec 14 to Summer 2019. Most scholarships are for seniors but some scholarships are eligible for all grades. Download the Word document below for the list. (more…)
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program awards $20,000 to 20 high school, college-bound seniors across the nation for being exemplary leaders on their sports teams, in their classrooms, and in their communities. The college scholarship, sponsored by the Foot Locker Foundation, is intended to help phenomenal student-athletes pursue their dreams of attending and excelling at a four-year college/university.
Applications are due on December 14, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. EST.
The Safety Harbor Rising Stars Award is for Pinellas County High School students (public, private, or homeschool). Students will be recognized for achievement, excellence, and community contribution in Academic Achievement, Literary Arts, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Science & Technology and Scholar Athlete. Deadline: December 28, 2018.
The Mensa Education and Research Foundation is offering scholarships for students of all ages. The application period is open from Sept. 15 through Jan. 15. Please download the PDF flyer below for more information. (more…)
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2019 Student Leaders program. They will select four local high school students to represent Tampa Bay in 2019.
The 2019 Student Leaders application period will be open from November 11, 2018 — February 1, 2019. (more…)
From IB Guidance.
IB Seniors, our goal is 100% Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA) application completion! When completing your Bright Futures application, please follow the instructions in the separate article “How to Complete the Florida Financial Aid Application”
The Florida Student Financial Aid Application is required for Bright Futures. You can download the one-page flyer below (PDF) for instructions.
A new feature has been added to The Advocate: IB Guidance notices and announcements provided by Mrs. La’Tina Johnson, IB Guidance Counselor. Because many of these announcements are timely and affect all four grades–not just seniors–, you might start seeing more frequent Advocate snippets in your mailbox to keep you better informed.
The headline of each post will be tagged to identify which are from IB guidance, and the title will indicate if a post pertains to a subset of students. If a deadline exists, it will be mentioned in the title. Also, “IB Guidance” is a new menu item to make it easier to find and browse all of these posts at once. (more…)
All visits will be held in the Little Theatre during lunch or after school. All students are encouraged to attend. It is mandatory for IB Juniors to attend at least 4 college visits.
See schedule below for remaining October visits.
Please see the attached letter and the essay prompt (two pages) for a contest which perpetuates the legacy of the first commercial airline, established right here in St. Petersburg. (more…)
According to the U.S. Department of Education, there are four common mistakes made on Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms last period. FAFSA are prepared prospective college students (e.g, seniors applying for college) to determine their eligibility for student financial aid.
Please see the attached letter for students who might be interested in learning more about the U.S. Naval Academy. (more…)