*National and local scholarships will be posted in the counseling office, on Wavelink, on Haiku and through the Tupelo High School Webpage as we receive them. Check with your counselor regularly to see what is available. Also visit the websites of prospective colleges to see what scholarships they might have to offer as well
Have you been offered a scholarship?
Whether it's academic, athletic, choral, band or leadership, the Guidance Department would like to know-even if you do not accept it. Please return your "Record of Scholarship Offers and Acceptances" form to Mrs. Blakey in J 115 or Ms. Bell or Ms. Galvan at the career desk in J building by May 1, 2017. Forms are located in the guidance office or can be downloaded from the link above.
It's here! Dave Ramsey's $58,000 Financial Literacy Challenge for high school students is now open. The Challenge, sponsored by Churchill Mortgage, is a brief money survey and personal finance quiz. High School seniors have a chance to win one of FOUR $10,000 scholarships! Other prizes for underclassmen and additional scholarships for seniors are also up for grabs.
For the third year, the College Board is hosting its annual Collegiance College
Decision Day social media contest to celebrate college-bound students across
the country. Students who share a video, Boomerang or photo announcing their
college decision with the hashtag #Collegiance on Instagram will be entered for
a chance to win $5,000.
This year, Mississippi students can enter for an additional
opportunity to win money for college. Include #CollegianceMS in your post for a
chance to win $1,000.
Visit collegiance.org to learn more about Collegiance.
Seniors who plan to attend ICC: The ICC Recruiting Department is seeking high school leaders to join its recruiting efforts where they will represent the college, become a part of the campus leadership, serve as tour guides & hosts to campus visitors and one of their greatest highlights-return to their local high school and encourage other students to follow int their footsteps. The application along with requirements can be downloaded at http://www.iccms.edu/IndianDelegation?portalid=0. *Please note that there are delegates for both the Tupelo and Fulton campuses. The scholarship opportunity available for being apart of Indian Delegation is $600 ($300/semester).