May 2017 SCHOLARSHIP NEWSLETER
For classes graduating in 2012 or later, please request a transcript online at Parchment
Students can receive credit in a course by earning a qualifying score on an assessment that measures the student’s understanding of the subject area content expectations or guidelines. Assessments could be in the form of a final exam, a series of tests from the course, a portfolio, performance, a paper, a project, or a presentation, depending on whatever the school district has determined. These assessments are extensive and comprehensive, covering all aspects of the high school content expectations.
Students who wish to test-out, must submit a Test-Out Request a minimum of 10 days before the class begins.
A student must achieve a minimum “cut score” in order to demonstrate mastery of the high school content expectations (HSCE’s) for the course in which they wish to test out. The established “cut scores” are as follows:
To find careers that match your interests, skills and values, visit one of the following sites:
Complete a Career Pathway Assessment to find a list of careers that match your interests.
Find the O-Net Interest profiler at http://www.mynextmove.org/
(click on “Start” under “Tell us what you like to do.”)
Interests, Skills and Values:
(click on the “Explore Careers” then look under the heading “Self Assessments” to find the different assessments.)
Interests and Skills:
(click on the “Resources” then scroll to the bottom and look under “Explore Careers”.
http://www.bls.gov/k12/students.htm (click on “Career Exploration” to search for jobs based on a particular interest.
May 2017 SCHOLARSHIP NEWSLETER
For more information about the programs that Michigan has available, please visit http://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid.
VARSITY TUTORS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
Hi Parents of Seniors,
Happy New Year! Now that it is January, you will begin to see a lot of local scholarships on the scholarship newsletter. These are great scholarships for your student to apply for because they are specifically for students in our area. Please encourage your student get organized and apply for as many scholarships as they qualify. Here are some helpful hints for your student when applying for scholarships…
1) Get applications together early.
Here are some of the local scholarships that are currently available.
1- LSSU Bruce and Marian Huston Memorial – I put this in the senior mail boxes for those who have applied to LSSU.
3- Kiwanis – This scholarship is for students who have a lot of community service hours/experiences. These apps are on the table in my office.
4- PIE&G – This scholarship is for students whose families get their gas or electric provided by PIE & G. Apps are on the table in my office.
5- Community Financial Credit Union – This scholarship is for students who have an account at CFCU. Apps are on the table in my office.
6- Pies and Presidents – This is an essay contest available to any senior. Apps are on the table in my office.
That’s it for now, but check in with me on a regular basis because new scholarship are coming in weekly.
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
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March 2017 SCHOLARSHIP NEWSLETER
COMPLETING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
For Courses through North Central Michigan College:
At North Central Michigan College (NCMC), this is done online at www.ncmich.edu.
Click “Apply Now” then click “Attending North Central while in high school”.
After applying, you will get an e-mail with your portal log-in information. You will want to keep this log-in information in a safe place for future reference.
For Courses through Kirtland Community College:
Please carefully read and follow the 10 steps that Kirtland Community College requires of dual enrollment students.
The application for Kirtland Community College (KCC) is at www.kirtland.edu.
Click “Apply Now-It’s Free” then click “High School Dual/Concurrent Enrolled Student”.
Once you have completed the application, you should refer back to the 10 steps to see what you need to do next.
To find out which NCMC courses fulfill the Michigan Transfer Agreement, click here.