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LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL
SENIOR NEWSLETTER
March 13, 2014
 
ACT DATE                                                                  REGISTRATION DEADLINE
June 14, 2014                                                              May 9, 2014
 
SAT TEST                                                                   REGISTRATION DEADLINE
May 3, 2014                                                                April 4, 2014
June 7, 2014                                                                May 9, 2014
 
 
PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS
GPA = 3.00 Cumulative and 3.00 Core Classes
ACT = composite of 22 and 20 minimum in each sub category
November 1- Promise application posted on www.cfwv.com
January 1, 2014 – FAFSA forms will be available at www.fafsa.ed.gov
March 1, 2014 – Promise applications must be completed. ***************
APRIL 15 –FAFSA DEADLINE FOR WV HIGHER EDUCATION GRANT PROGRAM
 
  SCHOLARSHIPS
 
1.     WV Junior College has scholarships available to students who enroll. Go to WVJC.EDU/SCHOLARSHIPS for more information.
2.  The AXA Achievement Scholarship in association with U.S. News and World Report provides scholarships to young people throughout the nation. Visit www.axa-equitable.com for more information.
3.  Burger King Scholars Program---seniors with a 2.5 GPA or higher may apply. Go to www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
4.      The Hotsinpiller Scholarship is now available. It is in memory of Lieutenant James Hotsipiller, Jr. ad Deputy United States Marshall Derek Hotsinpiller. Seniors with a 3.00 GPA and who have been accepted to a WV college or university and plan to major in criminal justice or another social science may apply. Deadline is April 1, 2014. ****
5.      The Timms Family Trust Scholarship for the Performing Arts is now available. Students interested in dance, musical theatre, drama, etc. may apply. Deadline is March 31, 2014. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
6.      The WV Pumpkin festival has scholarships available. Deadline is March 31, 2014. See Mrs., Decker for more information.
7.       The Mikey Hart Memorial Scholarship is available for students with a 2.5 GPA or higher and who plan to study Fire Fighting or Paramedic training. First consideration given to Barbour or Randolph County applicants, but others may apply. See Mrs. Decker for full details.
8.      The Charles H.Feoppel Educational Loan Trust is now accepting applications for the fall of 2014. See Mrs. Decker for a brochure or visit http://wvloangrantapplications.org
9.      The Clarksburg League for Service has scholarships available. Deadline is March 31, 2014. See Mrs. Decker for an application or visit www.theclarksburgleagueforservice.org
10. The West Virginia Federation of Women’s Clubs has scholarships available. See Mrs. Decker for more information. Deadline is April 1st. One application for the Shinnston Club and one application for the state scholarship are available.
11. The Fraternal Order of Orioles has scholarships available. Deadline is April 15th. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
  
 
NEW SCHOLARSHIPS
 
1.       Applications for the Robert L. and Shirla Richardson Trust Scholarship are now available. Seniors who plan to attend college in West Virginia and show financial need will be considered. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2014. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
2.      The Lincoln-Shinnston Foundation has scholarships available including: Ashcraft Memorial, Jackson Memorial, Lyon Memorial and Foundation scholarships. See Mrs. Decker for an application. Deadline is April 15th.
3.      The Lincoln Memorial Scholarship is now available. This scholarship is in memory of Lincoln faculty and staff. Deadline is April 15th. Se Mrs. Decker for an application.
4.      The Luvon Greaver Scholarship is now available. Applicants must have a 3.00 GPA and be accepted to a four year college or university to apply. Deadline is April 10th and interviews will be April 11th.
5.      The JV Morris Scholarship at WVU is now available. Students applying to WVU with at least a 2.5 GPA may apply. Deadline is April 15th.
6.      The American Association of University Women has a scholarship available. This is a $500.00 scholarship and the deadline is March 31. See Mrs. Decker.
7.      The Elizabeth Davisson and Abelina Suarez Educational Trust have two scholarships available to Lincoln graduates. These $500.00 scholarships are available to students with a 3.00 GPA and show financial need. Deadline is April 15th.
8.      The Lincoln High School Academic Boosters have three scholarships available to graduating seniors. Deadline is April 15th. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
9.      The Tenney Family Scholarship is now available to a graduating senior from Lincoln High School. See Mrs. Decker for an application. The must be returned to ProCare Pharmacy by April 10th.
10. The Shinnston Lions Club now has a scholarship available to a Lincoln graduate. Candidates must have a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate hours of community service. Deadline to apply is April 15th. See Mrs. Decker for an application. 
 
ADDITIONS
11.  Shinnston American Legion has scholarships available. Deadline is May 1st. See Mrs. Decker for an application
12. The American Legion Auxiliary also has scholarships available. Deadline is May 1.
13. American Association of Drilling Engineers has scholarships available. Must have a GPA of 3.5 to apply. Deadline is April 15th.See Mrs. Decker for more information.
14. United Hospital Center has scholarships available for those pursuing a healthcare degree.   A 3.00 GPA is required to apply and the deadline is April 25th.
15. Seniors who plan to major in education may apply for the Madge McDaniel Scholarship. Deadline is March 22. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
16. The Harrison County Farm Bureau has scholarships available for a student whose family is a member of the Farm Bureau. Also the student must plan to major in an agricultural field. Applications must be received by May 1st.
17. The Tom Stockert Foundation has scholarships available based on student need. Deadline to apply is April 15. See Mrs. Decker for more information.
18. Alpha Delta Kappa – Upsilon Chapter has scholarships available. Deadline is April 10th. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, leadership, character, and community service. See Mrs. Decker for more information.
19. The John and Mildred Peluso Scholarship is now available. Information may be found at http://facultyportal.cehs.wvu.edu/spa/atkins/peluso
 
SECOND ADDITION
 
20.  Lumberport Alumni Association Scholarship is now available. See Mrs. Decker for an application. Deadline is April 25, 2014.
21. The Irene Vincent Memorial Scholarship is now available. Deadline is April 25th. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
22. The Haywood United Methodist Church has a scholarship available. See Mrs. Decker for more information. Deadline is April 25th.
23. Lumberport Class of 1958 has a scholarship available. Deadline is April 25th. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
24. The Hart Family Foundation has a scholarship available for students from Harrison County. Deadline is April 15th. Must have a 3.00 GPA to apply. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
25. Harrison County Association of Retired School Employees has a scholarship available for students pursuing a degree in education. Deadline is April 14th. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
26. Sunny Croft Annual First Responders Student Scholarship is now available. Students must be a Harrison County senior and the child of a Harrison County First Responder. Deadline is May 23. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
27. The Harrison County Genealogical Society has a scholarship available. Deadline is April 20th. Students must write an essay on their family history. See Mrs. Decker for an application.
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