Important Announcements

    Demographic Information Survey

    Parents and Guardians, please access and complete the online Demographic Information Form for each of your children attending a CCSD school at the following web address:

    http://www.ccsd.net/ethnicitysurvey

    Also available online are the following:

    Frequently Asked Questions
    http://www.ccsd.net/ethnicitysurvey/docs/Ethnicity_FAQ.pdf

    Federal Guidance From the U.S. Department of Education
    http://www.ccsd.net/ethnicitysurvey/docs/Ethnicity_Race_Guidance.pdf

    Academic Support and Community Service Center

    The Academic Support and Community Service Center, located in our Robin Street parking lot, is open to provide assistance in the following academic areas for students in grades K – 12: Math, Reading, English/Writing, Science, and Social Studies. Tutoring for all proficiency tests is available also. Please contact 799-3140 for additional information.

    Parents, ParentLink Needs Your Email Address!

    As we move further into the school year, we want to make sure that you will have full access to ParentLink on your schedule. Setting up your email address in ParentLink enables to your reset your password if it is ever lost or forgotten, receive email messages from your school, and subscribe to other important ParentLink communications. Simply log in to ParentLink, click on the MY ACCOUNT tab, and click the ADD button in the Email Addresses section. Then click SAVE to save your address once it is entered on the Add Email Address page. Don’t delay, set up your email address today!

    Medical Insurance Reminder

    While the Clark County School District takes appropriate measures to ensure the safety of students, accidents do occur. The district does not provide accident medical insurance coverage for students. This means that you are responsible for any bills from a school related injury to your child. As a service to you and your child, information about these programs is being made available through your child’s school, and parents are encouraged to obtain such insurance for them. Parents are reminded that insurance is required for student-athletes, and proof of insurance must be presented for eligibility.

    External Credit Procedures

    External credits are high school credit earned from an academic institution outside of Clark County School District – this does not include Virtual High School (VHS) or Academy for Individualized Instruction (AIS). External credits MUST BE APPROVED by the A-Tech Administration before enrolling. Such credits will not be accepted without administrative approval prior to enrolling.

    TO ASSURE YOU WILL RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ANY EXTERNAL COURSE WORK YOU NEED TO FOLLOW THE STEPS OUTLINED BELOW :

    1. MUST SEE YOUR COUNSELOR TO INITIATE EXTERNAL CREDIT APPLICATION PROCESS.
    2. COMPLETE EXTERNAL CREDIT FORM AND RETURN IT TO YOUR COUNSELOR.
    3. DO NOT ENROLL UNTIL YOU RECEIVE ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL.

Daily Bulletin

    Back to School Paperwork

    Please be sure to turn in all back to school paperwork ASAP. You can turn it in either in Student Services or the front office. If you did not receive a packet please see Miss Tiffany in Student Services.

    UNLV Art Department DEVOS Scholarship

    UNLV Art Department is offering the DEVOS Scholarship to students interested in pursuing a degree in Art. All students, who are already accepted to UNLV or eligible for acceptance, need to do to apply, is send 5-10 images of their work along with one recommendation letter to: pasha.rafat@unlv.edu . DEADLINE for application is very soon, April 29, 2014.

    QuestBridge Scholarships

    QuestBridge is pleased to announce the launch of the 2013 National College Match~program, which connects high-achieving low-income students with admission and full four-year scholarships to some of the nation’s best colleges.

    Bank of America Student Leaders

    Bank of America Student Leaders is accepting applications for its summer program. Benefits include an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit agency and a one-week summit in Washington, DC. Access the application at: www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders. Application deadline is January 31, 2014.

    UNCF Intercollegiate Scholarships

    UNCF Intercollegiate Council is still offering scholarships. Please use this link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/ToProgram/TheNevada

    Drive for Excellence – Seniors

    Drive for Excellence is a recognition program for CCSD seniors that promotes school attendance and offers an incentive for students to excel academically. AutoNation will offer the winning student a choice between five new cars or a $10,000 scholarship based on criteria that has been jointly developed.

    Seniors that maintain a 3.7 weighted cumulative G.P.A. through May 2, 2014, with no unexcused absences will be invited to a special event on June 3, 2014, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Students must also be enrolled in a CCSD school for their entire senior year to qualify. At the event a new automobile, lap tops, college scholarships and many other prizes will be given away. Students must be present to win.

    UNR Representative on campus

    UNR will be visiting on January 21st at 9 am in the library. For those students who are interested in speaking to the representative sign up in the Main office with Mrs. Mckee.

    Bring Your Own Device to School

    Bring Your Own Device permission forms will be distributed during 3rd period on Wednesday, September 4, 2013. All forms are due back to your 3rd period teacher by Monday, September 9, 2013. The use of personal technology to enhance instruction is a privilege. Student-owned or student-provided technology devices will be used at the discretion of the teacher with permission from the building principal. In the coming weeks, your 3rd period teacher will receive a date that you are to bring your personal device to school to have WiFi installed.

    UNR College of Engineering Prospective Student Reception

    The College of Engineering, from the University of Nevada, Reno is hosting a reception in Las Vegas for students from the Las Vegas area, who would like to learn more about the university’s engineering programs.  Students will meet the Dean, have their questions answered by members of the faculty, as well as talk with alumni in attendance about their experiences.  This reception will provide an opportunity for students to explore academic and career opportunities in the field of engineering.

    A few quick facts about the university and college include:

    The University of Nevada, Reno has been ranked again in the top tier of “best national universities,” by “US News and World Report”.

    The College of Engineering has been ranked in the category of “best undergraduate engineering programs,” the college is ranked number 152, and individual rankings for several of our programs include; civil, environmental & mechanical engineering.

    The College of Engineering is also ranked among U.S. News’ “best graduate schools.”

    A quick rundown of the event includes:

    When:             February 19, 2014
                            Doors open at 6pm
    Event starts at 6:30pm

    Where:            Cooperative Extension Building
                            8050 Paradise Road (just off I-215 and Windmill Lane) Las Vegas, NV

    RSVP:            www.unr.edu/engineering (look for the link)

    Scholarship Mailing List

    Are you on the Scholarship mailing list? Seniors, come see Mrs. Forfia to be added to the email list today. Scholarship money is an important resource to help you afford college!

    Eleanor Roosevelt Leadership Center – Girls’ Leadership Conference

    The Eleanor Roosevelt Leadership Center in New York is sponsoring a Girls’ Leadership Conference during the month of July for girls entering the 10th and 11th grades. See Mrs. Packert for further details.

    UNCF Scholarships

    The UNCF offers scholarships, programs, and internships on its website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process.

    NHSPE Tutoring

    NHSPE Subject Area

    Tutoring Days

    Room Location

    Reading

    Wednesdays

    2:15-4:00p.m. 321

    Writing

    Mornings 6:00-7:00a.m.

    Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2:15-4:00p.m.

    Room 610

    Writers’ Grotto

    Math

    Wednesday 1:45 – 4:00

    Thursday 1:45 – 4:00

    Room 704

    Science Tuesday & Thursday Room 324
    AIGC Scholars

    AIGC Scholars offers scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students throughout the United States. Several undergraduate scholarships are available at www.aigcs.org/

    Advanced Placement Exams 2014

    Exams will be administered May 5 – 16, 2014
    Last Day to Pay for your exams is March 17, 2014

    Cost:
    $89.00 per AP Test (regular fee) or $20.00 per AP Test (reduced fee) if you are on Free or Reduced Lunch (FRL)

    Registration:
    1. Fill out a registration form
    2. Verify FRL status in the Counseling Office if you qualify for a reduced fee*
    3. Take your registration form to the School Banker to verify your payment

    *If you are on FRL and do not have your verification letter, call 1-800-819-7556 to get your letter.

    PAYMENT DEADLINE: MARCH 17, 2014
    (NO EXCEPTIONS!)

    PSAT/NMSQ

    Advanced Technologies Academy
    PSAT/NMSQ
    Wednesday, October 16

    SOPHOMORES: All sophomores take the PSAT/No charge
    JUNIORS: Optional but strongly recommended/$16.00 fee
    ____________________________________________________
    Benefits:
    The PSAT/NMSQT Helps Students:
    • Prepare for the SAT
    • Enter Scholarship and Recognition Programs
    • Plan for College and Careers by accessing My College QuickStart
    • Explore AP and see which AP courses you may be ready for in the My AP Potential section
    • Receive Information from Colleges through the Student Search Service
    • Identify Academic Skills for Improvement when you receive your Score Report Plus

    Date/Time:
    Wednesday, October 16 from 7:15 a.m. to 10:10 a.m.

    Location:
    All sophomores will test in the Student Activity Centre
    Rooms for juniors TBA by Monday, October 14

    Cost:
    Sophomores: The test is free of charge — you are already signed up!
    Juniors: You will sign up with the School Banker and pay $16 between September 25 and October 9.

    Questions:
    Contact Ms. Packert or Mr. Gokul in the Counseling Office or your World History or US History Teachers.

    2014 Young Men’s Conference – “Brothers in the Community Making it Happen…Get On the Bus”

    The City of Las Vegas, West Las Vegas Arts Center is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 2014 Young Men’s Conference entitled, “Brothers in the Community Making it Happen…Get On the Bus,” on Saturday, April 5, 2014, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the West Las Vegas Arts Center and West Las Vegas Library Theatre. The Conference is free and open to the public and pre-registration is required. Participating young men will act as ambassadors, representing their school and / or organization. Attached is a 2014 Young Men’s Conference Letter and Registration Form for your review and consideration.  The Registration Form should be returned to the West Las Vegas Arts Center via fax (702) 646-5838, mail, or in person.

    REGISTRATION FORM

    Seniors – College Applications

    Seniors: The Common Application, Send E.D.U., and certain scholarships require that your counselor complete a Secondary School Report and letter of recommendation on your behalf. You must make contact with your counselor to request a letter of recommendation; two weeks notice is mandatory. Each counselor requires that you submit a résumé and “brag sheet.” Contact your counselor before or after school or during lunch.

    NEVADA STATE WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION GIRLS’ GOLF SCHOLARSHIP

    Please see the scholarship applications for the Nevada State Women’s Golf Association Scholarship and the Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Association Scholarship. By completing both forms, applicants will be considered for both scholarships. Questions may be directed to Sue DeFrancesco at 775-588-3097 or 415-472-5131. Deadline: April 15, 2014.

    SCHOLARSHIP FORM 1
    SCHOLARSHIP FORM 2

    The 36th Annual College Fair Plus

    The 36th Annual College Fair Plus will be held at the Cashman Center on October 22nd & 23rd from 5:30-8:30. This is the time to get information not only about colleges, but financial aid as well. See Mrs. Packert for further details.

    21st annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference

    The 21st annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference is currently accepting applications. This is a FREE conference taking place July 22nd through July 27th. Students will be participating in leadership workshops, listen to renowned speakers, and have the opportunity to network with important leaders in our community. Incoming juniors through exiting seniors are welcome to apply regardless of background and academic standing. Application deadline is April 30th by 5pm. To pick up an application or get more information please come to the Main Office to see Mrs. McKee.

    AIAS

    There will be a short AIAS meeting Thursday, October 17 after school. We will be talking about volunteering at Bracken Elementary school. You will be able to make the buses. We will not meet next week because of Staff Development.

    Governor Jeb Bush Visits A-TECH – Video

    National Center for Women & Information Technology

    Girls: Are you interested in technology and computing? National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is sponsoring an award program just for you!! Apply online at http://www.aspirationsaward.org.
    Online applications are open now and must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern time on October 31, 2013. Detailed instructions and eligibility information are found online. See Mrs. Forfia for information.

    Summer School Registration

    Summer school information is available in the Counseling Office. You must submit a request form to your counselor in order to be registered for a summer course.

    UNR STEM

    UNR invites AP Science and STEM teachers to a local event on November 20, 2013 from 6:00 PM – 8 PM at Doubletree by Hilton at McCarran Airport.

    Registration Information

    CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS INSTITUTE

    CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS INSTITUTE’S – R2L NEXTGEN is accepting applications! Come to the Counseling Office for a flyer.

    • The R2L NextGen program provides Latino high school students the chance to spend a week in Washington, D.C., exploring the city and the role it plays in our nation’s past, present, and future.
    • In order to be eligible to apply, students from Las Vegas must reside in Clark County.
    • In addition to fulfilling the regional requirements, applicants must also be a current 9, 10, or 11 grade students and demonstrate interest in learning more about civic engagement.
    • The application is due Wednesday, April 30, 2014.
    • The program is completely free of charge to students.
    Visit apply.chci.org to complete your application.

    Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY)

    Congratulations to Adin Tarr and Omar Moore who have been chosen for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Program. HOBY’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a life dedicated to leadership, service and innovation. Founded in 1958 by American actor Hugh O’Brian, the first youth leadership seminar was held in Los Angeles, California, and was held once a year until 1967. Since then, the HOBY program has spread to over 70 locations in all fifty U.S. states, and 19 countries and regions. Congratulations Adin and Omar!

    FBLA Smoothies

    FBLA will sell Smoothie King smoothies for $2.50 in the SAC every Thursday during both lunches starting this week.

    B. Davis Scholarship

    B. Davis Scholarship is available to Junior and Senior students.
    $1,000
    Please visithttp://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to apply. Applicants must write an essay of less than 1000 words on the following topic: Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution. Submissions must be sent by email to awards@studentawardsearch.com. Deadline is May 26, 2014.

    College Visitations

    Many colleges, universities and military personnel are interested in recruiting students from A-TECH. Below is a list of scheduled presentations. If you are interested in attending, sign up with the counselors’ secretary. Students MUST sign up at least TWO DAYS prior to presentation in the Counseling Office.

    Seniors-Class of 2013

    Scholarship Mailing List

    Are you on the Scholarship mailing list? Seniors, come see Mrs. Forfia to be added to the email list today. Scholarship money is an important resource to help you afford college!

    Your Favorite Car Scholarship

    Sponsor: BMW Kelowna
    Amount: $500.00
    Eligibility: Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014 at the latest. High School students who will graduate in 2014 are also eligible. Students must be Canadian or U.S. residents. Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length. For more information please go to www.studentscholarships.org/2014scholarships.php and for application please visit www.kelownadealerships.ca .
    Deadline: April 30, 2014

    The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)

    The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation’s largest 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides college scholarships to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) with financial need.

    Website: www.apiasf.org

    Find a Law Scholarship

    Sponsor: Lindsay Leavitt Law Practice
    Amount: $500.00
    Eligibility: Must be enrolled in full-time studies at a college, trades, or technical school by no later than the fall of 2014. Must currently reside in the United States and intend on continuing studies in the United States. For more information please go to www.studentscholarships.org/2014scholarships.php and for the Online Form and Short Question please visit www.phoenixwrongfuldeathlawyer.com .
    Deadline: May 15, 2014

    UNCF Scholarships

    The UNCF offers scholarships, programs, and internships on its website: https://scholarships.uncf.org/. To apply for a UNCF scholarship, you must apply through the on-line application process.

    LM Scholarship Program

    Sponsor: ITT Technical Institute
    Amount: $500.00
    Eligibility: Currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2years of length or greater) by September. Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline. Must be a US or Canadian resident and must also attend a school in US or Canada. For more information please go to www.studentscholarships.org/2014scholarships.php and for the application please visit www.studentscholarships.org/grants.php
    Deadline: May 31, 2014

    AIGC Scholars

    AIGC Scholars offers scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students throughout the United States. Several undergraduate scholarships are available at www.aigcs.org/

    Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship

    Sponsor: Maple Leaf Dentistry
    Amount: $500.00
    Eligibility: Student must be attending school at the undergraduate level in the fall of 2014 and can be enrolled in any year. Must have contributed at least 100 hours of Volunteer work over the last 2 calendar years. Student must possess a GPA of 3.0 or higher in his/her last academic year. For more information please go to www.studentscholarships.org/2014scholarships.php and for the application please visit www.peterboroughdentists.com/emergency-dentist.php .
    Deadline: May 30, 2014

    UT Dallas McDermott Scholars

    UT Dallas McDermott Scholars receive one of the nation’s most generous four-year undergraduate merit awards.

    http://www.utdallas.edu/mcdermott/application-information/

    Since the program’s creation in 2001, scholars have:

    ·         Interned at prestigious institutions such as the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Supreme Court and CERN.
    ·         Studied abroad in more than 60 countries.
    ·         Won more than 30 distinguished awards, including multiple Fulbrights, Goldwaters and Udalls.
    ·         Contributed more than 75,000 hours in service.
    ·         Gone on for graduate and professional study at Harvard, Princeton, Yale, MIT, Stanford, Chicago, Cambridge, the London School of Economics, the Sorbonne and other leading universities.
    ·         Landed jobs at such pre-eminent institutions as NASA, the White House, the United Nations, Texas Instruments, the Cleveland Clinic, Microsoft and Boston Consulting Group.

    This year, we’re welcoming our 13th class of scholars. The online application is open for the 2014 Class of Eugene McDermott Scholars. Information on application materials and student qualifications can be found on the program website. We encourage you to identify two students at your high school who would make great candidates.

    For more information, contact the McDermott Scholars Program at 972-883-4610 or mcdermott@utdallas.edu

    MCO Scholarship

    Sponsor: Mission Creek Orthodontics
    Amount: $500.00
    Eligibility: Must be attending a college or university fulltime, no later than December of 2014. Must currently be in the last year of high school, or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university. For more information please go to www.studentscholarships.org/2014scholarships.php and for application please visit www.missioncreekortho.com/orthodontists.php .
    Deadline: May 15, 2014

    Seniors – College Applications

    Seniors: The Common Application, Send E.D.U., and certain scholarships require that your counselor complete a Secondary School Report and letter of recommendation on your behalf. You must make contact with your counselor to request a letter of recommendation; two weeks notice is mandatory. Each counselor requires that you submit a résumé and “brag sheet.” Contact your counselor before or after school or during lunch.

    Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

    Sponsor: Global Lift Equipment
    Amount: $500.00
    Eligibility: Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater and currently attend or planning on attending a post-secondary institution no later than fall of 2014. Must submit a short story, detailed instructions can be found on the application page. For more information please go to www.studentscholarships.org/2014scholarships.php and for application please visit http://www.usedforkliftsnevada.com
    Deadline: June 15, 2014

    The 36th Annual College Fair Plus

    The 36th Annual College Fair Plus will be held at the Cashman Center on October 22nd & 23rd from 5:30-8:30. This is the time to get information not only about colleges, but financial aid as well. See Mrs. Packert for further details.

    Got a Spine Scholarship

    Sponsor: Arctic Chiropractic
    Amount: $500.00
    Eligibility: Student must be attending college or university no later than October of 2014. Must be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2014 and have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during the last academic year. For more information please go to www.studentscholarships.org/2014scholarships.php and for application please visit http://www.arcticchiropracticfairbanks.com/chiropractor_fairbanks.php
    Deadline: June 2, 2014

    Estella Morales Youth Scholarship

    Sponsor: Estella Morales
    Amount: $800.00
    Eligibility: CCSD seniors with a 3.0 or higher GPA pursuing Fashion Design or Fashion Merchandising as their field of study may apply for this scholarship. Essay – write a 350 word essay that addresses the question “How will you benefit from this scholarship?” Two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, club advisor, coach or employer. For application and more information please visit http://www.ccpef.org/programs_scholarships.html
    Deadline: February 14, 2014

    Lift Parts Express Scholarship

    Sponsor: Lift Parts Express
    Amount: $500.00
    Eligibility: Student must be between the ages of 16 – 21 and be a Senior in High School, or a Freshman or Sophomore in College/University. Must have a 3.0 GPA or above and be a US or Canadian resident. Student must write an essay on this year’s topic. For more information please go to www.studentscholarships.org/2014scholarships.php and for application please visit http://www.forkliftpartsmichigan.com
    Deadline: June 30, 2014

    G Beauty Institute Scholarship

    Sponsor: G Beauty Institute
    Amount: 2 – $1,000.00
    Eligibility: High School graduates interested in Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Nail Technology at the Henderson Campus. Please complete the questionnaire and submit to the Admissions Office prior to Orientation Day together with your High School diploma. For application and more information please contact your school counselor or go to www.GBeautySchools.com for questions call 702-628-9320 or 702-765-0134.
    Deadline: Ongoing, to December 2014

    Odenza Vacations College Scholarship

    Sponsor: Odenza Vacations
    Amount: $500.00
    Eligibility: Students must be between the ages of 17 and 24 years on September 1st, 2014 and have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Must submit an answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page. For more information please go to www.studentscholarships.org/2014scholarships.php and for application please visit www.odenzavacationsscholarships.com
    Deadline: June 1 2014

    B. Davis Scholarship

    B. Davis Scholarship is available to Junior and Senior students.
    $1,000
    Please visithttp://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to apply. Applicants must write an essay of less than 1000 words on the following topic: Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution. Submissions must be sent by email to awards@studentawardsearch.com. Deadline is May 26, 2014.

    The Professor R.S. Nigam & NPRI Freedom Scholarship

    The Professor R.S. Nigam & NPRI Freedom Scholarship is accepting applications from seniors who will pursue a degree in Business, Economics, Public Administration, or a related field. Please see the attached application for criteria and award information.

    www.nsea-nv.org. For further questions please contact Gary Peck at 733-7330.
    Deadline: February 7, 2014

    UNLV Art Department DEVOS Scholarship

    UNLV Art Department is offering the DEVOS Scholarship to students interested in pursuing a degree in Art. All students, who are already accepted to UNLV or eligible for acceptance, need to do to apply, is send 5-10 images of their work along with one recommendation letter to: pasha.rafat@unlv.edu . DEADLINE for application is very soon, April 29, 2014.

    UNR Representative on campus

    UNR will be visiting on January 21st at 9 am in the library. For those students who are interested in speaking to the representative sign up in the Main office with Mrs. Mckee.

    UNCF Intercollegiate Scholarships

    UNCF Intercollegiate Council is still offering scholarships. Please use this link: https://scholarships.uncf.org/ToProgram/TheNevada

    UNR College of Engineering Prospective Student Reception

    The College of Engineering, from the University of Nevada, Reno is hosting a reception in Las Vegas for students from the Las Vegas area, who would like to learn more about the university’s engineering programs.  Students will meet the Dean, have their questions answered by members of the faculty, as well as talk with alumni in attendance about their experiences.  This reception will provide an opportunity for students to explore academic and career opportunities in the field of engineering.

    A few quick facts about the university and college include:

    The University of Nevada, Reno has been ranked again in the top tier of “best national universities,” by “US News and World Report”.

    The College of Engineering has been ranked in the category of “best undergraduate engineering programs,” the college is ranked number 152, and individual rankings for several of our programs include; civil, environmental & mechanical engineering.

    The College of Engineering is also ranked among U.S. News’ “best graduate schools.”

    A quick rundown of the event includes:

    When:             February 19, 2014
                            Doors open at 6pm
    Event starts at 6:30pm

    Where:            Cooperative Extension Building
                            8050 Paradise Road (just off I-215 and Windmill Lane) Las Vegas, NV

    RSVP:            www.unr.edu/engineering (look for the link)

    Hixson-Lied Scholarship Program

    The Academic Success Center at UNLV is currently accepting applications for the Hixson-Lied Scholarship Program. The Hixson-Lied Scholarship Program helps make a difference in the lives of students by providing both financial and academic support through the Academic Success Center. It provides students the following:  

    -A scholarship in the amount of $1,250 per semester for up to eight semesters ($2,500 per year)  
    -Enrollment at UNLV’s Academic Success Center Bridge Programs
    -Access to the Hixson-Lied Report
    -Access to an ASC Academic Success Coach and Hixson-Lied Success Mentor  
    -The ability to Make a Difference by serving a peer mentors and role models.

     

    Students qualify for the Hixson-Lied Success Scholars Program by:


    -Being admissible to UNLV and have a 3.0 (High School GPA) or have a current 3.0 cumulative GPA at UNLV and be a full-time undergraduate student (12 credits/semester)

    -Being classified  as a resident of Nevada according to UNLV’s residency requirements

    -Display financial need based upon Pell Grant Standards (Complete a FAFSA application)

    -Demonstrating academic, personal, and/or financial challenges as documented in the application essay and by reference  
    -Demonstrating the potential to succeed academically
    -Submitting all components of the Hixson-Lied Success Scholars Program application

    -Meeting certain requirements to continue scholarship eligibility after becoming a Hixson-Lied Success Scholar, which includes maintaining a 3.0 cumulative GPA
     

    To apply, students must:

    -Apply to UNLV online at: http://web.unlv.edu/admissions.apply.html  
    -Complete the Hixson-Lied Success Scholars application, available online at: http://academicsuccess.unlv.edu  
    -Complete the FAFSA application online at:  www.fafsa.ed.gov
    -Write a two page typed, double-spaced, essay demonstrating academic, personal, and/or financial challenges  
    -Provide names and telephone number of  two references, preferably teachers or school personnel (letters not required)

    -Engage in an in-person interview (if invited by the selection committee)  
    -Submit application components to the Academic Success Center (Attention: Hixson Lied Success Scholarship Program),
    4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 452001, Las Vegas, NV 89154-2001 or fax to (702) 895-4427  

    Application deadline is Monday, April 28, 2014.  Late applications will not be accepted.  

    For more information and application:

    Visit: http://academicsuccess.unlv.edu
    Call: (702) 895-3177
    Email: HLscholars@unlv.edu

    Education Support Employees Association Scholarships

    Education Support Employees Association (ESEA) is sponsoring scholarships for the children of ESEA members. Refer to the attachment for scholarship application and requirements. Applications are due by 5:00 PM on May 1, 2014. Direct questions to 702-794-2537.

    http://www.atech.org/PDF/Scholarships/ESEAScholarship2014.PDF

    Jean Nidetch Scholarship

    The Jean Nidetch Women’s Center at UNLV is pleased to offer the following scholarship; below are the eligibility requirements for the Jean Nidetch Scholarship offered through the JeanNidetch Women’s Center. If your student is selected for the scholarship, they will be awarded the highest award for which they qualify. Applicants for the Jean Nidetch scholarship must be formally admitted to UNLV to be considered for an award. We accept applications from all genders, not just women.

    Awards up to $2,500 over Fall and Spring Semesters for 4 continuous years.
    Applicants must: Be entering freshman for the Fall term of the award.
    • Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.
    • Demonstrate financial need, per the Office of Student Financial Services. (FAFSA)
    • Enroll in a minimum of 12 undergraduate credits during the semester/s of the award.
    • Submit one letter of recommendation and support of their need and adversity from a professional person such as a high school principal, counselor, or teacher.
    • Address a hardship or adversity they have overcome in their personal statement. Deadline is May 2, 2014 before 5 p.m.

    Application

    See Mrs. Forfia for more information….