College & Career Readiness

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For more information or questions about scholarships, contact Misty Tucker, Senior Sponsor at 903-845-5506 or tuckerm@ugisd.org

Senior Information:

  • If you have not received a senior handbook and would like one, please see Mrs. Tucker.
  • The Common Application has been uploaded if you need to use it to apply to schools outside of Texas (some in Texas). Not all schools use this but many do. 
  • Here is an excellent resource for seniors: All the Wisdom and None of the Junk – Secrets of Applying for College Admission and Scholarship. It’s available on amazon.comhttps://www.amazon.com/All-Wisdom-None-Junk-Scholarships/dp/1548860522 and is full of practical advice based on actual applications.

Senior Nights!

  • Sept. 21, 2017 in the Library 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Scholarships:

  • Common Scholarship Application - All seniors applying to college should fill this application out as soon as possible and submit to UGHS.   https://docs.google.com/a/ugisd.org/document/d/12yaIXQrnRKMaZK19JPq7xvLd44gX8ylBXpCdnnAl7ds/edit?usp=sharing
  • ETPCU Scholarship (deadline:  March 1, 2018)
  • Air Force Association - Texas, Earle North Parker Scholarship Essay Contest (deadline for submission:  Dec. 12, 2017)  See Attachment
  • Texas Farm Credit Scholarship - Wonderful Scholarship Opportunity! *Deadline Approaching December 1st*  Use the following link for more information.    https://www.texasfcs.com/news/scholarship-programs
  • “B. Davis Scholarship”
    The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018.
    Please visit their website at  http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for the scholarship. While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
    Their website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships. They are trying to improve the students’ chances for success. The site is free and they charge nothing for the information or the application.
    The deadline for applications is May 22, 2018
    Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact them at  awards@studentawardsearch.com
  • Carr P. Collins Scholarship (And other Scholarships to Baylor)  (deadline:  Jan. 31, 2018)
  • East Texas Communities Foundation scholarships will open for submissions by December 1, 2017. This year there are 51 unique scholarships being offered.   Attached is a summary list of the 2018 ETCF scholarships. This list, the scholarship handbook, detailed eligibility requirements, and links to the online applications are found on their website at  http://etcf.org/scholarships/available-scholarships/.The application deadline is February 1, 2018, unless stated otherwise (March 1 for for 5 specific scholarships). 
  • Smith-Hutson Scholarship - SFA (deadline:  Feb. 28, 2018) See Attachment.
  • Ramsey Realty Scholarship (deadline: Feb. 28, 2018) See Attachment.

College Showcases:

Stephen F. Austin University Showcase Saturdays will be held on their campus on the following dates:

  • Nov. 11, 2017
  • Feb. 24, 2018
  • March 24, 2018



Attachments

Etpcu scholarship application 4.18 MB
Air force association of texas scholarship 1.56 MB
Common application 746.01 KB
Carr p. collins scholarship 1.76 MB
Etcf scholarships 296.75 KB
Sfa scholarship 1013.61 KB
Ramsey realty scholarship 582.45 KB