FOR OCTOBER 31 – NOVEMBER 21, 2014 ANNOUNCEMENTS Naviance

College Corner
Prepared by Lianne Musser, L.T.H.S. College Coordinator, Room 148-This information can be accessed on the LTHS webpage:
www.lths.net
FOR OCTOBER 31 – NOVEMBER 21, 2014
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Looking for College/Career Center Info?
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College Rep Visits Sign Up
1. Colleges tab
2. View all upcoming visits
3. Click sign-up, review details, click sign me up and print confirmation as pass.
4. Teacher signature required on pass to attend visit.
5. Questions?? Visit College/Career Center - Room 148
Visit Email Reminders
Students will receive an email to their LTHS Student Email (listed in Naviance) reminding them of the visits
they have signed up for if the school is in their Naviance “Colleges I’m Thinking About” list or they have
an active application for that school.
ACT LTHS High School Code (CEEB code) = 142483 Use when completing applications and ACT testing
information.
Health Careers Night – Lutheran General Hospital, Wednesday, Nov 5th 6-8 pm. Learn about health career
choices, Talk with professionals from each health-related field, Obtain educational requirements and salary
ranges. Registration not required. Free. For more information: 855.312.KIDS.
Military Visits to LTHS Various branches of the military are invited to visit our school during lunch
periods on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. Visit tables are in the hallway outside the
lunchroom.
INFORMATION PROGRAMS IN CHICAGOLAND
Carnegie
Mellon
–
Upcoming
Fall
Information
Sessions,
For
more
Register: www.admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/information-sessions-in-a-city-near-you
information
&
EVENTS ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES
Benedictine University - Visit Options: Various dates in Nov, March & April. Monday, Saturday and Sundays events.
Visit: www.ben.edu/events
Bryn
Mawr
Visit
Options,
Fall
Open
House:
Nov
7,
Senior
Overnight:
Nov
11. https://www.brynmawr.edu/admissions/visit
Iowa State University - Various visit opportunities to choose from.
Info/Register: www.admissions.iastate.edu/visit/
Kansas State University - Visit Events, Senior Day Mon Nov 3, Jr Day Mon Nov 17, Dec 1, Dec 5.
Register: www.k-state.edu/admissions/events
Lafayette College – Open House Dates, Fall: Nov 7. Diversity: Nov 15. Register: www.lafayette.edu/visit
Lawrence
Technological
University
Blue
Devil
Days:
Saturday,
Nov
6.
9:30am1:30pm. www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/graduate/visit_ltu.asp Scholarship Competition: Friday, March 27.
For more Information: www.ltu.edu/outofstate
Loyola University (IL) – Saturdays at Loyola, 11 am–1:30 pm. Dates thru December.
Register: www.loyola.edu/saturday or 800.221.9107
Monmouth College – Visit Campus Bus Trip, Free. Nov 11, 6 am–9 pm.
Departs
Chicago
Ridge
Mall
8:00
am,
returns
7:45.
Details/Register: https://apply.monmouthcollege.edu/Datatel.ERecruiting.Web.External/Pages/Events.aspx
Montana State University Fridays at MSU, Jan 30, Mar 6. Register: www.montana.edu/admissions/msufriday
Murray State University – Racer Day, March 11. Register: www.murraystate.edu/racerdays
Roanoke College–Fall Dates: Nov 15. Spring: Jan 19, March 21, 28, April 6. Register: www.roanoke.edu/visit or
Call 540.375.2270
Seton Hall University - Jr/Sr Open House Dates, Various dates in Nov & Feb. Register: www.shu.eud/visiting
Wisconsin Private Colleges – Campus Visit Opportunities, Oct. thru August. Application fees are waived for each
college you visited during “Private College Week – July 13-18, 2015”.
Visit: www.wisconsinPrivateColleges.org.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute – Visit Options, Open House dates Off-Campus Interview dates and Evening
Information Sessions. Visit: www.wpi.edu/admissions/undergraduate/visit
MINORITY OPPORTUNITIES
Lafayette College – Diversity Date: Nov 15. Register: www.lafayette.edu/visit
University of Nebraska – Diversity Leadership Days, Latino Day: Nov 12, Black Leadership: Nov 5.
Register: http://admissions.unl.edu/visit/on-campus/diversity-leadership-symposia.aspx
CAREER INFORMATION PROGRAMS
Health Careers Night – Lutheran General Hospital, Wednesday, Nov 5th 6-8 pm. Learn about health career choices,
Talk with professionals from each health-related field, Obtain educational requirements and salary ranges.
Registration not required. Free. For more information: 855.312.KIDS.
Lewis University – Aviation Career Conference, Saturday, Nov. 22nd, 8 am-1 pm. Free. Visit with over 50 aviation
professionals to discuss career options in aviation. Major Airline carriers, Air Transport companies, FAA, FedEx,
U.S. Army/Air force/Marines/Coast Guard will be in attendance. High School students & parents are welcomed.
Continental breakfast will be served. Register: www.lewisu.edu Email: [email protected]
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Friends of the La Grange Library – 1 hour or more a week, adding tags to library items. Contact Nicole Zimmermann
at 708-215-3200 x 277 or [email protected]
Scheduled College Visits - by School Name
√ Naviance for current listings
College
Rep
Room
Date
Time
The University of Alabama
Bethany Floyd
College Center
Room 148
Thursday, October 30, 2014
1:30PM
The Catholic University of
America
Diense Baniak
College Center
Room 148
Monday, November 03, 2014
9:00AM
The College of Wooster
Valerie Smith
College Center
Room 148
Thursday, October 30, 2014
8:00AM
The University of Iowa
Mike Melinder
College Center
Room 148
Thursday, November 06, 2014
10:00AM
Erin Parsill
College Center
Room 148
Thursday, November 13, 2014
10:00AM
Mary Alice Berg
College Center
Room 148
Thursday, November 06, 2014
2:30PM
University of
Massachusetts, Amherst
Heidi Coxon
College Center
Room 148
Thursday, October 30, 2014
1:30PM
Michigan Technological
University
Christine Grotzke
College Center
Room 148
Friday, October 31, 2014
10:00AM
Lettia Moore
College Center
Room 148
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
1:30PM
Jennifer McKinney
College Center
Room 148
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
9:00AM
Trudi Coutts
College Center
Room 148
Thursday, October 30, 2014
9:00AM
Visiting Cadet
College Center
Room 148
Monday, November 24, 2014
8:00AM
Judson University
Loyola University Chicago
Minnesota State
University, Mankato
North Central College
Pennsylvania State
University, University Park
United States Military
Academy
SCHOLARSHIPS
INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARSHIPS CAN BE OBTAINED IN THE
COLLEGE/CAREER CENTER IN ROOM 148. WE WELCOME QUESTIONS.
YOU CAN ACCESS THE DESCRIPTIONS OF THESE SCHOLARSHIPS ON:
WWW.CONNECTION.NAVIANCE.COM/LTHS
Scholarship information can be accessed on the LTHS webpage: www.lths.net.
ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME FOR TRANSCIPTS OR RECOMMENDATIONS WHEN APPLYING AND
USE THE LTHS SCHOLARSHIP DOCUMENT REQUEST FORM ONLY!!!!!!!!!
October 31 – November 21, 2014
Scholarship
A. Franklin Pilchard Found.
Amount
Merit
Need
11/15
$32,000
X
X
11/7
$1,000
X
12/1
$4,000 $15,000 per
year
2/15
$1,000
2/15
$24,000
X
X
X
X
Need 3.0 unweighted GPA or better and demonstrated
financial need. Must attend college/university in Illinois.
Scholarship is renewable for four years. Requires copy of
federal tax form & counselor recommendation. Students
must complete a scholarship document request form and
turn it in to the College Center for the official transcript and
counselor recommendation.
Comcast Leaders & Achievers
X
X
X
LT can select one student from the applications received for
the $1,000 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship.
Must have minimum 2.8 or higher GPA, demonstrate
leadership abilities in school activities or through work
experience, have a strong commitment to community
service. Employees of Comcast, its subsidiaries and
affiliates and families are not eligible. Complete nomination
forms and return to College Center by November 7th if you
wish to be considered.
Elks Foundation
X
X
X
X
X X
X
X
X X
The National Elks Foundation offers scholarships to seniors
based on academics, activities, service, leadership &
financial need. College Center will order transcript and test
scores. A MEMBER OF THE LODGE PICKS THEM UP
DIRECTLY FROM THE COLLEGE CENTER! DO NOT
MAIL DIRECTLY or DROP OFF AT A LODGE!
Leopold Education Project
Students planning to enroll in a full-time course of study at a
four year college in a natural resource field such as
conservation or management, air quality, botany,
conservation education, ecology, etc. Requires 3 letters of
recommendation.
National Co-op Scholarship Program
WACE offers 195 merit scholarships for up to $6,000 per
year (renewable) for students who are planning to participate
in college cooperative education. Early applications are
encouraged. (Clarkson, Johnson & Wales, Merrimack & U of
Mass Lowell are earlier deadlines. Apply online at
www.waceinc.org.
X
X
X
Transcript (Unofficial) Infinite Campus
Award Basis
Due Date/Time
by 8:00 am
Test Scores - ACT/SAT
Tax Info
Service Req
Recommendations
Nomination Req
Min. GPA or ACT
Leadership
College Center
received by 8:00AM. NO EXCEPTIONS
●
Deadline: *Due by 8:00 a.m. in College/Career Center ●
LTHS
Document Request Form must be
UnlessScholarship
Noted
turned in with application (if required)
● √ Naviance for additional details
● √ Naviance
for additional
details
Most applications
are downloadable
Most applications are downloadable
Essay
Turn into:
Transcript (Scholarship Doc. Request Form)
Scholarships
Scholarships
Deadlines: If "Turn-in to College/Career Center" - Must be
Counselor
●
Details
Scholarship
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award
Amount
12/18
$1,000
12/29
$750
11/4
$1,000
Merit
Need
Test Scores - ACT/SAT
Are you a young entrepreneur? Graduating seniors who
operate their own small business are eligible to receive an
NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award. Visit www.NFIB.com/YEA
to apply online..
Paramount Tall Clubs of Chicago
X
X
X
Students who meet height requirements and academic and
personal achievement, extra-curriculars, volunteerism, and
an essay on "What being tall means to me." Minimum
height: (females: 5'10", males: 6'2") . Must be postmarked by
December 29h.
Prudential Spirit of Community
X
X
This scholarship is for students in grades 9 – 12 who have
been actively involved in a community sevice project in the
last 12 months and would be considered top community
volunteers. State honorees receive $1,000 and a trip to
Washington D.C. Apply online at: www.nassp.org/spirit.
Notify College Center by November 4th for certification of
application. We will select one nominee from pool of
applicants.
RISE Scholarship for Students with LD
X
2/15
X
•Must be a current high school, college bound senior who is
actively applying to an accredited college or university for the
fall 2015
•Min.(GPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4 point scale.
•Must have a documented learning disability, a diagnosis of
ADHD or ADD alone does not qualify. Apply at:
http://risescholarshipfoundation.org/rise-award/
or download from Naviance.
http://risescholarshipfoundation.org/wpcontent/uploads/2014/09/Application-Rise-final-20142015.pdf
Ron Brown Minority Scholar
Academically talented, highly motivated students. Due:
November 1st postmark for Ron Brown and additonal
scholarship consideration OR January 9th for Ron Brown
only. Download application @ www.ronbrown.org
1/9
$10,000
renewable
X
X
X
X
X
Transcript (Unofficial) Infinite Campus
Award Basis
Due Date/Time
by 8:00 am
Tax Info
Service Req
Recommendations
Nomination Req
Min. GPA or ACT
Leadership
College Center
received by 8:00AM. NO EXCEPTIONS
●
Deadline: *Due by 8:00 a.m. in College/Career Center ●
LTHS
Document Request Form must be
UnlessScholarship
Noted
turned in with application (if required)
● √ Naviance for additional details
● √ Naviance
for additional
details
Most applications
are downloadable
Most applications are downloadable
Essay
Turn into:
Transcript (Scholarship Doc. Request Form)
Scholarships
Scholarships
Deadlines: If "Turn-in to College/Career Center" - Must be
Counselor
●
Details
Scholarship
Stokes Educational
Award Basis
Due Date/Time
by 8:00 am
Amount
Merit
11/15
$80,000
X
11/15
Full or partial
tuition
2/1
$1,000
Need
X
X
Transcript (Unofficial) Infinite Campus
Test Scores - ACT/SAT
Tax Info
Service Req
Recommendations
Nomination Req
Min. GPA or ACT
Leadership
College Center
received by 8:00AM. NO EXCEPTIONS
●
Deadline: *Due by 8:00 a.m. in College/Career Center ●
LTHS
Document Request Form must be
UnlessScholarship
Noted
turned in with application (if required)
● √ Naviance for additional details
● √ Naviance
for additional
details
Most applications
are downloadable
Most applications are downloadable
Essay
Turn into:
Transcript (Scholarship Doc. Request Form)
Scholarships
Scholarships
Deadlines: If "Turn-in to College/Career Center" - Must be
Counselor
●
Details
X
Seniors, particularly minority students, planning to major in
computer science or computer/electrical engineering who
can be granted a security clearance are eligible for this
National Security Agency scholarship. Paid tuition and fees,
year-round salary, summer employment are all included.
Essay required. Apply online at www.NSA.gov/Careers and
indicate "Direct Mail" as the referral source.
Wash. University Danforth
X
X
X
X X
This scholarship is for candidates who have exhibited a
capacity for service and leadership, as well as outstanding
academic excellence, and who will embrace the challenges
of a rigorous academic curriculum. Download and complete
the nomination application and turn into your counselor no
later than October 31st. (The deadline has been extended to
November 15th from October 15th).
Will/Cook Soil/Water Conservation District Education
Pursue higher education in the following areas:
environmental science, horticulture, wildlife, soil, water, or
other natural resources. Apply online: http://www.willscookswcd.org. Recommendations, Unofficial transcript and
application should be mailed directly to Will-Cook.
X
X
X
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