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HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR COLLEGE & TRADE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

The Red Oak ISD Scholarship Headquarters is a valuable resource for Red Oak High School students and families. Check the site often for updates and added scholarships. Whether a student is interested in 2 or 4 year college or a trade school, this site will provide helpful financial support opportunities. 

Test prep information:

Free SAT/ACT Practice Tests 

Testing & Education Reference Center - *requires login please visit the library or Mrs. Fisher's office for help

 

Websites to help search for colleges and scholarships:

www.collegeforalltexans.com

www.collegeboard.com

www.fastweb.com

www.scholarships.com

www.aie.org

Online Nursing Programs Guide

Federal Student Aid Resources:  Click HERE to view a listing of publications and websites regarding Federal Student Aid, compiled by the U.S. Department of Education.  You may also view the full selection of publications from Federal Student Aid at www.FSAPubs.gov.

For more information:

Melissa Fisher
ROHS College and Career Readiness Coordinator

972-617-3535 ext. 6016. 

2018 Senior To Do List:

ü  Decide on your route after high school! Go to www.collegeforalltexans.com for help with researching Texas colleges and universities, military branches, and careers.

ü  Study the pros / cons of each of your choices. Visit colleges and meet with college and military recruiters in the Hawk's Nest during lunches throughout the school year and at local college fairs.

ü  Narrow your search to a manageable number. Go to www.applytexas.org and start applying! Familiarize yourself with enrollment requirements and procedures. Keep in mind that some schools have application fees. Don’t forget to send the necessary SAT/ACT scores directly from College Board and ACT and request for your high school transcript to be sent out to the college of your choice.  The transcript request form can be found in the ROHS Counseling Office and each transcript will cost $1. 

ü  Register for college admissions tests and retests such as ACT / SAT.  In order to sign up for these tests you will need the Red Oak High School Instituion Code: 445405

ü  Update your resume including volunteer hours and part-time and summer jobs.  

 Stay Informed.

Red Oak High School students and parents are invited to follow us on twitter @rohscounselors and to check out the ROHS Counselor's Corner often to stay informed for the 2017-18 school year!

September 2017 Scholarship Deadlines

Name

Deadline

Eligibility

Application

 Army ROTC 4 year Scholarship

September 17, 2017

First Board Deadline

Must be a high school student planning on attending a four-year college program.  Click here to see other requirements.  Click here to view the Army Application Site
       
       
         
        

 October 2017 Scholarship Deadlines 

Name

Deadline

Eligibility

Application

 Wendy's High School Heisman  Scholarship October 2, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. CT Must be a senior high school athlete with a 3.0 or higher. Click here to apply.
 Horatio Alger Scholarship Program Application available until October 25, 2017.   Must be a high school senior and meet specific criteria.  See application. Click here to apply.
 Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship October 31, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. CT  Must be a high school senior.  Click here before you start your application. Click here to apply.
         
        

November 2017 Scholarship Deadlines

Name

Deadline

Eligibility

Application

       
       
       
         
        

 December 2017 Scholarship Deadlines

Name

Deadline

Eligibility

Application

Air Force ROTC Scholarship

December 1, 2017

Click HERE for eligibility requirements Click HERE to apply.
 Burger King Scholars Program

*Begins October 15, 2017*

December 15, 2017 

 Must be a graduating senior with a minimum 2.5 GPA, have a part-time job and be active in the community.  Click here to apply.
 AXA Achievement Scholarship December 15, 2017 or until 10,000 applications are received   Click HERE for eligibility requirements and to apply.  Click HERE for eligibility requirements and to apply.
       
         
 Texas Student Housing Scholarship Application   January 31, 2018 Must be a graduating senior in 2018.  The scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, TX that have not signed off-campus housing leases.   Click HERE to print application and for further requirements.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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