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.
  • Sharon Littlejohn Memorial Scholarship - Awards a $500 scholarship to 4 year athletes with GPAs greater than 80 and have at least 92% attendance rates.  See Attachment.
  • Preceptor Pi Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship - Awards a $250 scholarship to a graduating senior. (deadline April 24, 2018) See Attachment.

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.
  • Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship (deadline: Feb. 1, 2018)  See Attachment.
  • East Texas Antique Tractor and Engine Club Scholarship (deadline Mar. 10, 2018).  See Attachment.
  • TILF Scholarship (applications accepted March 1st - May 11th, 2018).  See Attachment.
  • Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation Scholarship (deadline April 15, 2018)  See Attachment.
  • Dallas Scottish Rites Scholarship (deadline April 9, 2018)  See Attachment.
  • Zonta (of East Texas) Scholarship  (deadline April 18, 2018) See Attachment.
  • Kiwanis Club (Gilmer) (deadline March 31, 2018)  See Attachment.
  • Al's Formal Wear Scholarship (deadline May 1, 2018) - Several scholarships available up to $5,000.  Apply online at http://info.alsformalwear.com/scholarships/ or by completing the application below.  See Attachment.
  • East Texas Yamboree Scholarship (deadline April 2, 2018).  Fifteen $1,000 scholarships awarded.  See Attachment.
  • East Texas Gusher Days Scholarship (deadline May 1, 2018).  $250   See Attachment.
  • Republican Women of Upshur County Scholarship (deadline April 30, 2018).  $500   See Attachment.
  • The Longview Area Association of REALTORS® is proud to continue our Scholarship program to help area high school students with the rising cost of higher education. We will be offering 5 scholarships to area students that meet the guidelines and requirements as outlined in the attached application. (deadline April 1, 2018)
  • Gladewater Rotary Scholarship - Awards 4 scholarships of $1,000 for outstanding graduates of Gladewater and Union Grove High Schools.  (deadline May 4, 2018).  See Attachment.
  • Horatio Alger Career & Tech Scholarship - Awards 1,020 scholarships up to $2,500 for outstanding graduates who seek a technical degree. (deadline June 15, 2018). See Attachment.
  • ETEX Scholarship - A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a senior of ETEX customers. See Attached.
  • Union Grove Athletic Booster Club Scholarship - Awards a $500 scholarship to UG graduate athletes. (deadline April 30, 2018). See Attachment.
  • Upshur County RSE Scholarship - Awards a $500 scholarship for graduates who seek a degree in education. (deadline April 20, 2018). See Attachment.
  • Ozarka Scholarship - Awards 2 scholarships of $10,000 for outstanding graduates who seek a degree in the fields of earth/environmental science. (deadline May 25, 2018). See Attachment.
  • The Gladewater Rotary Club sponsors $500.00 Military Award to outstanding High School graduating seniors from Gladewater ISD and Union Grove ISD who are entering active military service upon graduation. The High School graduating senior must submit a completed application, High School transcript, a letter of recommendation, and a completed essay, in order to start the process. This is NOT a scholarship but a way for Rotary to thank you for your service. (deadline 5/4/18)  See Attachment.
  • Gilmer Bluebonnet Literary Club Scholarship  The $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Upshur County High School Senior who is entering college. (deadline May 4, 2018) See Attachment.
  • Zip Recruiter Scholarship $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to the most creative one-page submission about a student's past or current job and how that has affected their career goals.  Online application: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship.

College Showcases:

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

  • 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
Dixie baseball scholarship 647.14 KB
East texas antique tractor engine club scholarship 170.45 KB
Tilf scholarship 333.45 KB
Urecc scholarship 689.07 KB
Dallas - scottish rite scholarship 1.38 MB
Zonta scholarship 248.17 KB
Kiwanis club scholarship 109.93 KB
Als formal wear scholarship 86.97 KB
East texas yamboree scholarship (1) 375 KB
Gusher days scholarship 149.45 KB
Republic women of upshur county scholarship 476.62 KB
2018 laar scholarship packet 1.04 MB
Gladewater rotary scholarship 170.82 KB
Horatio scholarship 105.96 KB
Etex scholarship 282.38 KB
Ug athletic booster scholarship 65.56 KB
Upshur county rse scholarship 724.21 KB
Ozarka scholarship (1) 1.2 MB
Military award 2018 (1) 30.57 KB
Gilmer bluebonnet literary club scholarship 42.09 KB
Pi nu scholarship application 2018 259.2 KB