Jonesboro High School Counseling Department
The mission of the Clayton County Public Schools Comprehensive School Counseling Program is to provide the assistance and support needed to aid all students in becoming successful and productive citizens in a globally competitive society.
The strategic goals of the Clayton County Public School Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program include:
Alignment of the program with the American School Counselor Association National Standards and the Georgia Quality Core Curriculum Standards for Guidance and Counseling
Assist in reducing the student dropout, failure and school absenteeism rates
Assist students in understanding and respecting themselves and others, behaving responsibly in school and in the community
Assist students in making wise choices, managing change successfully, and in communicating effectively to solve problems
Assist students in career planning and preparation by identifying the resources needed for academic preparation and post-secondary options
Student Service Staff
Dr. Camela Johnson, Lead Counselor
Mr. Roderick Hardy, School Counselor
Dr. Khadija Mathis-Hunter, School Counselor
Ms. Talathia Robinson, School Counselor
Mrs. Veronica Miller, Registrar
Ms. Ronkeisheal Meeks, Parent Liaison
Ms. Jemila Pujadas, School Psychologist
Ms. Michelle Santana, School Social Worker
The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation, and providing them the opportunity to to reach their full potential.
Ron Brown Scholar Program
The Ron Brown Scholarship honors the legacy of Ronald H. Brown through a selective scholarship program that advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans.
20th Anniversary Scholarship (Georgia State University)
Description:To provide scholarships for first-year law students. Eligibility is based on merit.
Contact's Name: Ely Abbott
Contact's E-mail: email@example.com
Contact's Phone Number:404-413-9022
Class Level: Law
For more information regarding scholarship opportunities at Georgia State University
Winter College Fair & Scholarship Boot Camp
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9am – 12pm
Morrow Center, 1180 Southlake Cir, Morrow, GA 30260, USA
COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR
In case you missed the announcement, the 2019 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program application opened last week. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient. Applications are accepted until Jan. 4, 2019. Additional information, eligibility requirements, and a link to the application are available online.
We look forward to honoring these deserving student leaders next spring.
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FAFSA IRL $1,000 Scholarship
It's time to complete your FAFSA for the 2019/2020 school year! To add to the financial aid glory, we are giving away 3 $1,000 scholarships! Want to get your hands on one? Complete the actions below! The more actions you complete the more entries you receive! The more entries you receive the higher your chances of winning! Please read the official rules here. Good luck!
Science Ambassador Scholarship - $40,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: December 11, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) You must be a high school senior or an undergraduate student. B) You must attend a school in the United States. Applications can be found by going to: https://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes - $20,000 - 20 Awards (Deadline: December 14, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) Be entering college in the Fall of 2019 B) Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports. C) Have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applications can be found by going to: footlockerscholarathletes.com/about
Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: December 15, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a high school or college student who enjoys the Final Fantasy game franchise B) Submit a brief essay explaining their relationship with Final Fantasy games. Applications can be found by going to: www.finalfantasyxvapp.com/scholarshipxvapp.com/scholarship
Thiel Fellowship - $100,000 - 30 Awards (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be under the age of 22. B) Be interested in designing and building things. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14065/thiel_fellowship_scholarship.php
CrossLites Scholarship - $4,000 - 27 Awards (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a High School, College, or Graduate School student. B) Write a reflective essay based on one of Dr. Parker's quotes or messages. Applications can be found by going to: crosslites.org/about-the-contest/out-the-contest/
Very Important Person Scholarship - $5,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a United States citizen and currently be enrolled in college or high school B) Be at least 13 years of age or older. Applications can be found by going to: https://www.vipvoice.com/Toluna.MR.TrafficUI/MSCUI/Page.aspx?bid=101&pgtid=12&transid=102437ef51aa71f606af3caab34cb0&rcid=&rsid=1426&subid=&aff_sub4=&utcoffset=5
Imagine America Scholarships - $1,000 - 5 Awards (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be have a High school grade point average of 2.5 or greater B) Have Financial need C) Demonstrate voluntary community service during senior year. Applications can be found by going to:
Harris Poll Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a legal resident of the 50 United States and DC B) Be 13 years or older at the time of entry Applications can be found by going to:
Scholar Points Scholarship - $10,000 – 10 Awards (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Applications can be found by going to: www.scholarshippoints.com/win5/?st=2361&aff_sub=&aff_sub2=&transaction_id=102b9fbe89fe244d09bb4afc35d303&utm_source=&utm_medium=Affiliate&utm_campaign=ScholarshipPoints%2B%2410%2C000%2BScholarship%2B(CPA)&
Overachievers Student Grant - $12,500 – 1 Award (Deadline: December 31, 2018) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be in middle school or high school. B) Be a person who is making a difference in others' lives outside of the classroom. Applications can be found by going to: g2overachievers.com/enter/
MIT THINK Scholars Program - $500 – 3 Awards (Deadline: January 1, 2019) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a full-time high school student attending a public, private, or home school at the time of your application. B) Be a U.S. resident during the 2018–2019 school year. Applications can be found by going to: think.mit.edu/
GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program - $40,000 - 20 Awards (Deadline: January 4, 2019) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; B) Demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average 4.0 scale or equivalent). Applications can be found by going to: https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/
NASA Scholarship - $2,900 - 1 Award (Deadline: January 10, 2019) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census B) Be enrolling as an undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in the Fall of 2019. Applications can be found by going to: lwww.apiasf.org/scholarship_apiasf_nasa.html
United States JCI Foundation Scholarships - $1,000 - 20 Awards (Deadline: January 11, 2019) To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a graduating high school senior. B) Plan to continue their education at an accredited post-secondary college, university or vocational school. Applications can be found by going to: usjcisenate.org/scholarship-program
2019 College Within Reach Scholarship Cycle for the Atlanta Suburban Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.! Our chapter has two (2) programs available for female graduating seniors:
Academic Scholarship and STEM Scholarship
The deadline for the application is February 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM. For your students’ convenience, the process is completely online.
Please click here to access the Scholarship Application Center for more information.
The 2019 SACAC Horizon Award Student Scholarship Application is now LIVE!!!
Formerly known as the Extend the Dream Scholarship, the Horizon Award is a $1,000 scholarship, which will be awarded to five high school seniors for one-time use at their chosen college or university. As a matching award, a college counselor or Community Based Organization advisor who has been nominated by each chosen student will receive $1,000 to be used towards professional development opportunities.
The student application deadline is January 15 and winners will be chosen by mid-February.
For more information and to access the online application, please visit https://www.sacac.org/knowledge-center/for-students-and-parents/horizon-award/
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