RBHS Scholarship Newsletter 1-
Steps to apply
to a college: 1. Application (preferably online) 2.
Pay application fee or get a waiver if applicable (see Mrs. A. ASAP
to get a waiver) 3.Request transcript via Naviance
UTK NEWS and
Freshman Admission Deadlines
Remember that this year UTK will start sending out acceptances
on September 1st!!!!!
UTK HIGH END
SCHOLARSHIPS - Deadline is Nov 1 -Regular admission
deadline Dec 1.
SCHOLARSHIP - if you and your parents' combined income is less than
$40,000 AND you are accepted for admission to UTK, you WILL RECEIVE
the pledge scholarship AUTOMATICALLY IF you-apply by Dec 1 and fill
out FAFSA by Feb 15th. - pays room and board,
books, tuition - That means you go for FREE!!!
UTK has freshmen admit nursing
program where you are admitted to your nursing
major as a new, entering freshmen
Tennessee - Sept 8th - 7 pm at Hamilton
Place Hilton Garden Inn - for students with a 27 ACT (superscore)
and above - Students can learn about the new scholarships, the
Honors Program and other scholarships offered. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
College Admissions Session - Please join admissions
officers from Sewanee: The University of the South, Wake Forest
University and Vanderbilt University when we are in your area.
The event will be hosted at The Camp House, 149 E ML King Blvd,
Chattanooga, TN 37402 from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. Free parking is
available behind The Camp House
This free event will provide you and your parents the opportunity
to learn more about financial aid and the college admissions
process through a case study program. We will consider several mock
applications and explore some of the nuances that admissions
committees often encounter. You will have the chance to learn about
each of our institutions and to ask questions about the college
admission process and about financial aid.
HONORS COLLEGES ARE A
GREAT WAY TO GET SOME MONEY FOR COLLEGE AND SOME UNIQUE
OPPORTUNITIES WHILE IN COLLEGE - CHECK WITH YOUR COLLEGE AND SEE IF
YOU FIT THE PROFILE ...AND DON'T FORGET TO APPLY
If you are interested in an ALLIED HEALTH program at Chatt
State, be sure to attend one of their info sessions - For a
complete listing and times go to
TENNESSEE PROMISE APPLICATION DUE BY NOV 1st .
(Pays all tuition and fees for any student graduating in 2017) Go
to www.TNPromise.gov to
apply. This is for ALL SENIORS WHO THINK THERE IS ANY POSSIBLITY
THEY MAY GO TO CHATT STATE OR any other community college or to a 2
year program at a 4 year college OR TO THE CHATT STATE TECHNICAL
COLLEGE or any other TN TCAT school NEXT YEAR!!!!!
transcripts must be requested electronically through
NAVIANCE - Log onto
http://connection.naviance.com/redbankhs - You may either go
to transcripts or you may go to colleges - please put all colleges
you are applying to into your naviance AND MARK THAT YOU HAVE
APPLIED TO THAT COLLEGE - DO NOT REQUEST A TRANSCRIPT UNTIL AFTER
YOU APPLY - you may then request your transcript right there - If
you have forgotten your password or your email is not correct - see
or email Mrs. A. immediately
ACADEMIC COMMON MARKET - Are you interested in
a major that isn't offered at a Tennessee University? There
are schools out of state where you can receive in-state tuition
depending on your major. Check out the website at:
Offered for Children of Breast Cancer Patients!
The MaryEllen Locher Foundation is a college scholarship program
for children who have either lost a parent to breast cancer or have
a parent who is a breast cancer survivor. The organization was
founded in 2002 by MaryEllen Locher, a well-known WTVC news anchor
and health reporter. MaryEllen passed away from breast cancer in
We will begin accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year
on Oct. 1. Applications and other information can be found at
Scholars - Based on GPA, test scores, AND COMMUNITY
SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP - Scholarships range from $10,000 to $20,000
- You must apply ONLINE - http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants
Deadline is OCTOBER 31 - Note, This is the
preliminary round but the application is quite extensive! Start
early. Extensive community service will be required if you are to
be competitive. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Scholarship -This is a chance to tell your story!
Must have financial need (parent's adjusted gross income less
than $55,000) and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in
overcoming personal adversity, as well as a good academic record
(2.0 GPA minimum). Student must also be graduating in the
spring/summer of 2016 and going on to pursue a bachelor's degree
(you may start at a 2 year college). Be involved in
co-curricular and community service activities. Scholarships range
from $5000 to $20,000. Applications deadline is October 25 at
5 pm. Apply online: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/
A letter of recommendation is required (must be filled
out online) Certification sheet must also be uploaded or mailed
with transcript. Each year the Horatio Alger Association awards
millions of dollars worth of scholarships to students across the
country. This year Tennessee has been allotted at least 2
National Scholarships valued at $20,000 each. In addition,
the American Electric Power Foundation is funding 9 scholarships
for Tennessee students; each of these scholarships has a value of
The QuestBridge National College Match helps outstanding
low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year
scholarships to some of the nation's most selective colleges.
If you are a student who has achieved academic excellence in the
face of economic challenges, we encourage you to apply to the
National College Match. QuestBridge's partner colleges offer
generous financial aid packages that cover 100% of demonstrated
financial need, making them very affordable for low-income
students. If your school requires the SAT subject tests,
YOU MUST TAKE YOUR SUBJECT TESTS BY THE END OF
Deadline to apply is September
AES Scholarship Deadline Is Approaching
The deadline for the 11th
annual AES Scholarship is October 6, 2016.
Visit their website at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Heismann Scholarship - Wendy's is looking for the
next class of remarkable students who excel in academics,
athletics, and community involvement. The 2017 Wendy's
High School Heisman award application process is underway.
Now through Oct 3, 2016 Class of 2017 graduating seniors can apply
To be eligible, a student must have maintained at least a 'B'
grade point average, participated in one of the 27 sports
officially sanctioned by the National Federation of State High
School Associations, and demonstrated active involvement in his or
National Winners receive:
- Recognition during ESPN's national telecast of the college
Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation in New York City
- A Wendy's High School Heisman trophy and Heisman Patch
- $10,000 for their high school
- $500 Wendy's gift card
Scholarship - $2500 for a senior attending a 4 year
school - Essay is required. Please see Mrs. A. for application or
check on Naviance under "document library" Due to Mrs. Adamz
by September 21st. Also check at www.dar.org for other
Columbus Essay Contest - $1200 - "Essay:
Technology's Impact on the Voyage of Christopher Columbus"
Open to grades 9-12. Word count from 800-1200 words. Check
"document library" on Naviance for full details. Deadline is
November 3rd to Mrs. A.
Columbia, Cornell, Rice and University of Chicago -
Nashville, TN - Wed, August 31 RSVP @
UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS - Wednesday, Sept
14th - 7 - 8 Hilton Knoxville or Sunday,
Sept 11 4-5 pm at Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville
South/Cool Springs - For more info call (800) 638-0700
***NOTRE DAME WILL BE HOSTING A COLLEGE FAIR***
ON Wednesday, September 14th from 6:30 to 8 pm at Notre
Dame High School. Financial aid workshop will be at 7 pm.
Parents and students are welcome to attend.