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, 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 Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Youth Empowerment Series (YES) is accepting applicants for the 2018-19 school year and would love to have high school students from our community be a part!
YES offers students an opportunity to participate in several workshops centered on youth development and engagement, such as goal setting, public speaking, resume building and community service activities. The core values underlying the program seek to provide youth with a blueprint to implement change in their community. Students in the program will provide their input and insight on current issues, build workforce skills and develop as leaders. Through career panels, networking and participation, students in the program will also gain exposure to policy and understand how DHS serves Georgians.
If interested, please see the included application and reference form. The application can be downloaded at https://dhs.georgia.gov/apply-yes. The deadline to apply is May 18.
For more information about the program, please see the flyer or visit the following link: https://dhs.georgia.gov/youth-empowerment-series-yes.
YES Application 2018-2019
2018-2019 YES Reference Form
Iota Phi Theta The Joseph L. Little Scholarship
Purpose: The Chiron Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to high school students based on demonstrated academic achievement and an express interest in leadership and community engagement.
Criteria: The students eligible for assistance must be a graduating senior who resides in the metro Atlanta, GA area. Consideration will be given to academic achievement, community service record, and demonstrated leadership skills. Step 1: students should complete a scholarship application via http://www.atlgradiotas.com/scholarship. Step 2: upload 1000 word essay, most recent transcript with GPA, and college/university acceptance letter to email@example.com by Friday May 18, 2018 at 5:55 PM EDT.
Metro Atlanta Kiwanis/Dr. Desiree Oliver Scholarship
Graduating seniors may apply for a Metro Atlanta Kiwanis/Dr. Desiree Oliver Leadership Scholarship.
--This year, we will award three (3) scholarships: 1st Place: $1,000.00; 2nd Place: $500.00, and 3rd Place $250.00.
--The application and instructions for competing for the scholarship are attached.
--Students from the high schools in the Atlanta Public School District, the Fulton County School District, and the Clayton County School District will be competing for the scholarships.
--Applications are to be returned to John C. Holley, at 100 Creekview Trail, Fayetteville, GA 30214, no later than May 7, 2018.
--If there are questions, please contact John C. Holley, at (678) 481-7572, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pearls of Vision Foundation, Inc. is now accepting scholarship applications!Pearls of Vision Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that promotes community development by primarily funding projects in the areas of economic awareness, education & community outreach. We serve as the philanthropic arm of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Phi Tau Omega chapter.
We are now accepting applications for our Vision High School Scholarship. Applications must be postmarked byApril 30, 2018.
The scholarship application packet can be found on our website at http://www.pearlsofvision.org/. You can also find the application on facebook and Twitter at Pearls of Vision @VisionPearls. Please share the scholarship application packet with your students.
If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Thompson at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pearls of Vision Foundation,, Inc. Vision High School Scholarship Packet:
The application period is now open for the 2018 Georgia Chapter of NOBLE Scholarship. Please distribute this application to students qualified to apply. The qualifying criteria can be found in the application. Please stop by the Counseling Office for more information.
Calling Metro Atlanta’s Teen Leaders
Are you concerned about traffic congestion, air pollution, affordable housing, protection of greenspace or
the needs of older adults? Do you want to work with other outstanding metro Atlanta teens who are
working to bring about change in our community?
If so, Model Atlanta Regional Commission (MARC) is for you! MARC is a free program for 10th and 11th
graders who are interested in taking action to promote change in metro Atlanta.
How to Apply
Visit atlantaregional.org/marc and follow the link or contact email@example.com if you need a
paper version. Applications are due by March 16 and space is limited.
Contact Brittney Palmer at 404-463-3100 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any other questions.
The AALA is a not-for-profit association founded in 1977. Our members are legal management professionals actively employed by law firms, legal departments of corporations and private institutions, and the legal divisions of government agencies as officers, directors and managers. We are also a chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), an international organization of legal management professionals.
This scholarship is paid in two $5,000 installments (one per semester of freshman year). Students nominated for our scholarship must complete an application and attach other documentation we request. The completed packages must be postmarked no later than Saturday, April 14, 2018 to be eligible for the scholarship.
Please see Ms. Robinson in the Counselors office for applications.
2018 Scholarship Opportunities for Residents of Georgia’s 13th Congressional District
Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Education Scholarship
The CBC Spouses Educational Scholarship is a national program that awards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated students who intend to pursue full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees. Established in 1988, the fund has experienced substantial growth and is operated through the district offices of the members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Scholarship applications and requirements are available online at www.cbcfinc.org/cbcf-scholarships.html.
ALL completed applications and materials must be submitted by May 18, 2018.
New Clayton County Scholarship
Next Step Education Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting students with college acceptance. You may be familiar with our workshops and Annual College, Career & Services Fair. This year, we are proud to announce that we will fund one (1) scholarship totaling $1,000 for a Clayton County senior student who will attend an institution of higher learning in fall 2018.
Interested students should complete and return the Next Step Education Scholarship application by the March 30, 2018 deadline. Requirements and directions can be found on the flyer below, or by clicking the scholarship application link. Should you have any questions, comments or concerns, please contact us directly at email@example.com.
SAT and ACT vouchers are now in, see a counselor for more details.
Mitchell & Crunk Adoption Scholarship.
This scholarship is now available to any high school senior nationwide.
May 31, 2018
MTSU Department of Biology
Freshman Scholarship Application
APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 31
Requirements: Open to outstanding incoming freshman students majoring in Biology who have a demonstrated interest in the life sciences with career goals in the biological sciences. In order to receive an award, a student must have a minimum composite ACT score of 25 and a minimum high school GPA of 3.5.
Awards winners will be determined based on ACT scores, GPA, and the student's responses on the application form.
Email your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org with "freshman scholarship" in the subject line.
Sigma Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship
TMCF | McDonald’s HBCU Forward Scholarship DEADLINE: June 17, 2018 11:59 PM EST Selected scholars will receive a scholarship of $10,000 during the 2018-2019 academic school year. The TMCF | McDonald’s HBCU Forward Scholarship is awarded for dedication to your HBCU & campus community to outstanding undergraduate or graduate students attending one of the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. Selected scholars will receive a scholarship of $10,000 during the 2018-2019 academic school year. Read More >
TMCF | McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Scholarship DEADLINE: June 17, 2018 11:59 PM EST Selected scholars will receive a scholarship of $10,000 during the 2018-2019 academic school year. The TMCF | McDonald’s Inspiration Celebration Scholarship is awarded for involvement in music performance and/or education to outstanding undergraduate or graduate students attending one of the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. Selected scholars will receive a scholarship of $10,000 during the 2018-2019 academic school year. Read More >
TMCF | McDonald’s Black Forward Scholarship DEADLINE: May 13, 2018 11:59 PM EST Selected scholars will receive a scholarship of $10,000 during the 2018-2019 academic school year. The TMCF | McDonald’s Black Forward Scholarship is awarded to female students who exhibit strong community service & leadership and attend one of the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. Selected scholars will receive a scholarship of $10,000 during the 2018-2019 academic school year. Read More >
TMCF Access Scholarship Program DEADLINE: April 29, 2018 11:59 PM EST Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of $7,200 for the 2018-2019 academic school year. TMCF is proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending one of the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. The TMCF Access Scholarship offers $7,200 to outstanding students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Read More >
TMCF | Department of Defense (DoD) Scholarship Deadline Date: April 30, 2018 11:59 EST Department of Defense (DoD) 4-year renewable scholarship offered to qualified high school graduating seniors. The Department of Defense (DoD) Scholarship is offered to qualified high school graduating seniors. Applicants must demonstrate significant motivation and aptitude for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and MUST choose to study in one of these fields to apply. (DoD), 4-year renewable scholarship, capped at $15,000 per year (for a total not to exceed $60,000). Read More >
TMCF | MillerCoors Scholarship DEADLINE DATE: April 30, 2018 11:59 EST One-year scholarship of up to $6,700 for the 2018-2019 academic school year. TMCF and MillerCoors are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending one of the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. The TMCF | MillerCoors Scholarship is open to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Read More >
TMCF | David J. Stern Sports Scholarship Program DEADLINE DATE: JUNE 4, 2018 11:59 EST 3-year renewable scholarship at $10,000 per year (for a total not to exceed $30,000). The Thurgood Marshall College Fund, in partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA), is proud to administer the David J. Stern Scholarship Program, which will provide a talented and enthusiastic student the opportunity to enhance his or her studies at any college or university of his or her choice, including any one of the nation’s 4-year Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The recipient will receive a 3-year renewable scholarship at $10,000 per year (for a total not to exceed $30,000). He or she will also have the opportunity to apply to intern at the NBA league office (dependent upon eligibility) as a rising senior and will receive direct mentorship from Commissioner Emeritus David Stern. Read More >
TMCF | National Hockey League Scholarship DEADLINE: April 1, 2018 11:59 PM EST One-year scholarship of $6,200 The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is pleased to partner with the National Hockey League to offer this scholarship. This is a scholarship for student participants in the Hockey is for Everyone program in the United States and Canada. Read More >
TMCF | Wells Fargo Scholarship DEADLINE: April 30, 2018 11:59 PM EST Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of $5,000 for the 2018-2019 academic school year. The Wells Fargo Scholarship is open to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA students attending one of the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Selected scholars will receive a one-year merit scholarship of $5,000 for the 2018-2019 academic school year. Read More >
TMCF | Ford Blue Oval Scholarship DEADLINE: April 1, 2018 11:59 PM EST Selected scholars will receive a one-year scholarship of $6,200 for the 2018-2019 academic school year TMCF and Ford Motor Company Fund are proud to offer financial assistance to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend one of the 47 publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) within the TMCF member-school network. The TMCF | Ford Blue Oval Scholarship is open only to African American male students with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Read More >
TMCF | Lowe’s Scholarship DEADLINE: May 15, 2018, 11:59 PM EST One-time award ranging from $500 to $7,500 (depending on account balance) The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), in partnership with Lowe’s, is pleased to provide financial assistance scholarships to undergraduate students at TMCF member-schools who are in their final semester of their degree program and scheduled to graduate in the Spring or Summer 2017 semester. Students must have an unmet financial need ranging from $500 and not to exceed $3,100. Read More >
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