STEM-U-Link

STEM-U-LINK™ is a career exploration fair for minority 8th – 12th grade students but ALL are welcome to attend.  It is an opportunity for middle and high school students to meet college students enrolled in STEM-related degree programs, and professionals in the STEM field. We want you to “Define your roots and branch out to awesome careers“. This event is designed to stimulate STEM interest that will fill the pipeline to produce more black engineers and STEM professionals.
 

High school courses such as algebra, calculus, and writing are an integral part of becoming a STEM professional. Seeing each phase of the process of becoming a STEM professional and helping students believe they have what it takes to become one is our primary objective.

STEM stands for  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

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Scholarship for Seniors

The Colonial Agricultural Education Foundation Scholarships $2000-$6500

Must live in Caroline County ( or other acceptable surrounding counties) – you do not need to major in agriculture!

www.Colonialfarmcredit.com

Deadline to apply: March 1st, 2020

See your school counselor for more info!

VUU Career Exploration Fair

VA Union Career Exploration Fair for 8th -12th graders

VA Union University

Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center

This is a great opportunity for high school students to meet with college students enrolled in STEM related degree programs.

February 8th, 2020

Time: 10am -2:00pm

See your school counselor for more info!

REC Scholarship

Each year Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) offers the REC Community Scholarship program to students who are seeking to advance their career goals by attending a college or trade school.  Please forward this information to eligible students.  Students in your school and community now have three opportunities to apply for scholarships!

·        High School Scholarship – for current seniors in high school planning to attend a college or university

·        Trade School Scholarship for students currently seniors in high school planning to attend a trade school or students currently enrolled in a trade school

·        College Scholarship – for students currently enrolled in a college or university

Scholarship applicant’s parents or guardians must be a customer of REC and the appropriate scholarship application must be submitted by the deadline for the student to be eligible.  To apply students should:

·        Visit www.myrec.coop/scholarships to download the appropriate application.

·        Email the completed application to communityscholarship@myrec.coop by January 27, 2020.

·        Contact Brian Wolfe, REC’s senior public relations specialist, at communityscholarship@myrec.coop or 1-800-552-3904, ext. 5914 if they have any questions.

VT Black College Institute

Virginia Tech invites talented, high-achieving and intellectually curious rising high school juniors and rising seniors to apply to participate in a summer, residential, academic leadership program at the Virginia Tech main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Black College Institute (for rising seniors) will offer five-day sessions twice during the summer of 2020:  June 14 -June 19 and June 21- June 26.

Black College Institute (for rising juniors) will offer a three-day session for the summer of 2019: June 28 – July 1.

All programs are FREE of cost to students!

*Students must arrange their own transportation to and from the Virginia Tech, Blacksburg campus.*

Apply todayadmit.vt.edu/register/BCIapp2020

Application closes: April 1, 2020
Notification of acceptance: April 25, 2020
Confirm attendance: May 10, 2020
Unofficial Transcripts due: May 20, 2020

January Newsletter

Students,

Please be sure to check out the January edition of the School Counseling Newsletter. Seniors, there is particularly relevant information for you as you finalize your plans for enrollment, enlistment or employment. Check out the Newsletters tab above and as always, see your school counselor if you have any questions.

HBCU Festival

Juniors and Seniors:

CHS will be sponsoring a trip to the HBCU Festival in Washington, D.C. on January 25th. Please sign up at the link below – space is limited! The festival will feature displays from dozens of HBCU’s as well as the opportunity to meet with admissions officers, earn on-site admission offers and scholarships, and hear sessions on a variety of topics. In the past this has been an extremely productive experience for our students so sign up today!

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Sparta Ruritan Scholarship

Sparta Ruritan Club Scholarship Program The Sparta Ruritan Club is pleased to offer a $600 scholarship to a Caroline County High School graduating senior toward books or tuition at a college or technical education institution of their choice. The scholarship will recognize a student who demonstrates community service, citizenship, and civic involvement through leadership or participation in activities that benefit Caroline county. 
To qualify: 1. Student must be a graduating senior at Caroline County High School or reside and be homeschooled within Caroline County. 2. Student must demonstrate significant leadership and/or participation in community service projects and civic events in Caroline County. 3. Student should have a 2.5 GPA or higher to be competitive. Grade point will only be used as a selection factor when top applicants have very similar qualifications. 
Conditions of Scholarship. The scholarship money is to be used for books or tuition to an accredited college or technical education institution. Payment will be made directly to the institution by the Sparta Ruritan Club. Scholarship money must be used within one year of award. 
How to apply. Please complete the application (type or print your answers), scan and email to the Sparta Ruritan Club (spartaruritans@gmail.com) or send by mail to Sparta Ruritan Club, 18522 Beverly Run Rd, Bowling Green, VA, 22427. Essay and community service list forms may be electronically reproduced and attached. Applications must be emailed or postmarked by March 1, 2020.

$5,000 Scholarship!

The Hanover-Caroline Soil and Water Conservation District’s educational mission is to provide educational opportunities to citizens of Virginia to become responsible stewards of the environment and natural resources for the benefit of all. Three scholarships of $5000 each are available to outstanding graduating seniors in Hanover and Caroline County public schools. The District offers one $5000 scholarship to a Hanover County public school student and one $5000 scholarship to a Caroline County public school student. One additional $5000 scholarship is offered to either a Hanover County public school student or Caroline County public school student. Applications may be found on the District website. For more information visit the email the district education specialist, Karen Fetty. MUST BE RECEIVED BY February 28, 2020!