COLLEGE BOARD SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINES
The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and PSAT™ 10. Through these partners, students can access over $245 million in scholarship awards. Find out more about scholarships.
Application deadlines are approaching, so please encourage your eligible students to apply right now.
Here are three opportunities with upcoming deadlines:
UNCF STEM Scholars Program
Administered by the UNCF (United Negro College Fund), this scholarship is open to African American high school students who aspire to earn STEM degrees and pursue careers in STEM fields. The application is open for high school seniors who are entering college as first-time first-year students.
Learn more and apply. Application deadline: March 3, 2019
Young Leaders Summit (YLS)
Administered by a consortium led by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, YLS is a free, four-day, overnight college empowerment conference for top-performing, Pell Grant—eligible, high school juniors. It's designed to give a diverse group of students the tools to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to financial aid opportunities, and set a course for success. YLS will take place August 8–11, 2019, at the University of Chicago.
Learn more and apply. Application deadline: March 8, 2019
Administered by Indigenous Education Inc., this scholarship for the academic year 2019-20 is awarded to tribally enrolled American Indian and Alaska Native students. Students must have a competitive GPA and plan to attend college full time at a public or private nonprofit institution. Finalists are selected on merit, leadership, and community engagement, but all final awards are based on financial need.
Learn more and apply. Application deadline: March 31, 2019
HERITAGE SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
The Heritage High School Scholarship page is a valuable resource for students and families. Check the site often for updates and added scholarships. Whether a student is interested in 2 or 4 year college, a trade school or the military, this site will provide helpful financial support opportunities.
Test prep information:
- Free ACT Study Guide
- Free ACT Academy - provides students with personalized study plans to help them prepare for the ACT test
- Free SAT Practice and Study Guide through Khan Academy
- Free SAT/ACT Practice Tests (March2Success website)
Websites to help search for colleges, scholarships and more:
- College Board
- Scholarship Search
- Online Nursing Programs Guide
- Healthcare Career Guide
- Student Scholarships
- Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) - application for 2018-2019 (ends June 30, 2018)
Federal Student Aid Resources:
U.S. Department of Education has a Federal Student Aid website with information about preparing for college, types of aid and eligibility, the FAFSA process, and other resources. Check with your college for specific FAFSA deadlines and other financial assistance programs. Remember to fill the FAFSA out as soon as possible.
Heritage High School students and parents are invited to follow us on twitter and facebook often to stay informed for the 2018-19 school year!
For more information or questions:
College and Career Liaison
(972) 775-6605 x 2845
- Free ACT Study Guide
Youth Leaders Summit Opportunity
Young Leaders Summit (YLS)Applications now open to high school juniors from all backgrounds!The Young Leaders Summit, presented by the Youth Leadership Consortium (YLC), is a free, four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference at the University of Chicago for a diverse cohort of 200 low-income high school juniors from all ethnic backgrounds, selected through a competitive application process. It is designed to give these young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.The Youth Leadership Consortium is a partnership, led by HSF, of organizations brought together by the mission to provide students and families of all backgrounds and ethnicities with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education.The deadline to refer students for YLS is Thursday, February 28, 2019.
The deadline for students to apply is Friday, March 8, 2019 at 1:00pm PST.
Location and Date:
- August 8–11, 2019 – University of Chicago
Is there a cost to attend YLS?
- Current high school junior (Class of 2020)
- Students from all ethnic backgrounds are welcome to apply
- Low income, as defined by Pell eligibility (more details are included in the application)
- 3.0 GPA or above, on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent based on your school scale
- Currently attend high school in the United States or a US territory
- Plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university after high school graduation
How to refer students:
- No, it is FREE to apply and participate (room and dining covered by YLS)
- Round-trip transportation to Chicago will be provided for students that request financial assistance within the application
How can students apply?
- USE THIS FORM to refer your high-achieving, pell-eligible, high school juniors
- Upon submission of this referral form, students will be contacted directly with instructions on how to apply. Remind students to check their spam folders.
- Go to the YLC website and create a profile as a “Student”
- View “YLS 2019 Student Application” on their Dashboard