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White Mountains Regional High School Bulletin for Thursday, November 15, 2018

Scholarships: The Littleton Elks Club has offered four different types of scholarships that have different requirements, different applications and different due dates. The scholarships range from $500 at the local lodge level, to $50,000 at the national level. Legacy Award scholarships are available to the children & grandchildren of current Elk members. Applications are available online at enf.elks.org/leg. Completed applications must be submitted online by 11:59 am on 2/1/19. All students that win one of the awards are now required to come in and volunteer at the lodge at least once during the year to claim their award. This could be done by helping at bingo, lodge clean-up, or assisting at the Mother's Day or Memorial Day breakfast. BPOE Littleton Lodge 1831 local scholarships offer a $500 scholarship. Please use the Littleton Elks Scholarship form which will be available March 15, 2019 from Ms. Daigle in room 118. The completed form must be returned to the lodge by April 15, 2019 along with an essay entitled "How I have helped to make my community a better place to live". Only the current application form will be accepted. College Scholarship Opportunity Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship - 100 Awards of $5,000 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: 1. Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 2. Participate in at least one of the 47 sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the summer and winter Olympic Games Applications can be found by going to: https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/application-scholarship-rules/ For a list of other scholarship opportunities, such as the one above, visit: https://studentscholarships.org/#sthash.wmzdsT33.dpbs United States JCI (Junior Chamber International) Senate Foundation Scholarship is now being offered. If interested in applying please visit www.usjcisenate.org to fill out an online application. The Find A Cure program has established an annual scholarship for high school seniors pursuing a bachelor degree in Science with the intent of earning their PH.Ds or MDs in fields related to medical science, pre-med, chemistry or biology. An individual is eligible to apply for a one-year scholarship of education-related expenses if he or she meets the established criteria: Must be a US citizen, must be accepted into an accredited college/university as a full-time student and enrolled stated as above, and must be a permanent member of one of the following NH counties: Coos, Grafton, Carroll, or VT counties: Calendonia or Essex. If you meet these qualifications and would like to apply, please see Ms. Daigle in room 118 for an application. Scholarships and research opportunities for Biotechnology students! We are pleased to announce a great opportunity for first-year students interested in Biotechnology major: The Millyard Scholars Program. WHAT IS THE MILLYARD SCHOLARS PROGRAM? The Millyard Scholars Program prepares students for careers in the high-demand field of biotechnology. Millyard Scholars will have access to research projects and internship opportunities with regenerative medicine industry experts like Dean Kamen, as well as scholarships ranging from $5000 to $15000 a year. APPLYING FOR THE PROGRAM Students applying to UNH Manchester's Biotechnology program via the Common Application will be considered for the Millyard Scholars Program. Phillips Scholarship This year, Phillips’ new and renewal awards total over $3.3 million, including $285,000 to 38 New Hampshire students for the 2018-2019 academic year. This fund offers renewable, 4-year scholarships to students from New England with financial need. Successful candidates are those who display academic achievement, service to others, good character, leadership qualities, and a history of part-time employment. Also valued are demonstrated grit and resiliency in students who have faced significant challenges. Applicants may be high school seniors, recent high school graduates or current college students 2019-2020 Application Process: * New applications will be posted on the website www.phillips-scholarship.org in December 2018. * The New High School Application and New College Application are due at noon on May 1, 2019. * The Early Response Option for High School Students Application is due at noon on April 3, 2019. * Recommenders will receive an email from them with the link to the recommendation forms. Guidance counselors will be asked to upload their letter of recommendation, a transcript, and fall senior grades. * They welcome questions! Please call 978-744-2111 or email staff@spscholars.org. Scholarship Opportunity for Seniors Interested in Nichols College If you are interested in attending Nichols College in the Fall, this information is for you. Nichols College is offering the NEPLA scholarship program, a great way for counselors to recognize a leader in their school with a $72,000 Nichols College Scholarship, to one deserving high school senior who meets the following criteria: · A cumulative secondary grade point average between 2.5 and 3.5 · SAT of 900+ (verbal and math) or 17+ ACT · Involvement in their school and local community If this sounds like you, and you would like to attend Nichols College, please see your counselor for more information. With other incentives, this scholarship is valued at $73,500. National Space Club Scholarship - $10,000 - 1 Award Deadline: November 30, 2018 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a senior in high school. B) Have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12191/national_space_club_scholarship_scholarship.php VIP Scholarship - $5,000 - 1 Award Deadline: November 30, 2018 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be a United States citizen and currently be enrolled in college or high school B) Be at least 13 years of age or older. Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14805/vip_voice_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php Sixt Scholarship Program - $5,000 - 5 Awards Deadline: November 30, 2018 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale B) Be a graduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2018/2019 Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10645/sixt_scholarship_program_scholarship.php AXA Achievement Scholarship - $25,000 - 52 Awards Deadline: December 14, 2018 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico B) Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9591/axa_achievement_scholarship_scholarship.php Burger King Scholars Program - $50,000 - 10 Awards Deadline: December 15, 2018 To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Have graduated from high school within the last three years or be a full-time student who is a senior at a high school or home school in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico, Applications can be found by going to: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12666/burger_king_scholars_program_scholarship.php ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS! Red Sox Foundation will be awarding $1,000 service scholarships to graduating seniors this spring! YOU COULD BE ONE OF THEM! Online applications and guidelines are available at redsoxfoundation.org/servicescholarships Application deadline: Friday, January 11, 2019 Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts is proud to be home to talented students from 40 U.S. states and 70 countries around the world—including many from right here in our region. Which is why they have created the New England Scholars Program, to recognize and reward well-rounded students from Maine to Connecticut who are ready to make a difference. Wheaton is offering the following New England scholarships: 5 New England Scholars at $40,000 5 New England Scholars at $35,000 30 New England Scholars at $30,000 To be considered for the New England Scholars Program, simply apply to Wheaton using the Common App. All New England applicants will be eligible for these scholarships, which will be based on a combination of academics, extracurriculars, service, and other contributions. Awards are renewable for the full four years at Wheaton based on full-time enrollment and good academic and social standing. https://admission.wheatoncollege.edu/apply/?utm_source=bm23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Applying+to+Wheaton&utm_content=Wheaton+scholarships+for+New+England+residents&utm_campaign=ADM-18-NEscholars-HSCounselors


SANTA'S SITTERS Littleton High School presents: Santa's Sitters on December 1 9 am - 12:00 pm @ Littleton High School, 159 Oak Hill Avenue, Littleton, NH Let us watch your kids and wrap your gifts! Take the morning to go shopping! Accepting donations and wrapping paper!


Lost and Found The lost and found is overflowing with items that have been left behind. Please stop by the nurse's office if you are missing anything. These items will disappear after Thanksgiving.


Winter Coats If you are in need of a winter coat, please stop by to see the nurse. She has BRAND NEW coats just looking to warm you up!


Seniors: Seniors: The WMCC field trip has been postponed until second semester due to the possible bad weather.


College Application Day: College Application Day, Thursday November 15. Help the Seniors celebrate College Application Day by wearing your college clothing on Thursday! Faculty who bring in a donation to Project Homebound may wear jeans with their college clothing!


ASVAB: The Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) will be administered here at the White Mountains Regional High School on Thursday, 29 November, 2018 beginning at 8:00. All sophomores will take the exam. Juniors and seniors interested in taking this career interests exam may sign up in the Guidance Office. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Scott in Guidance or Lieutenant Colonel Gearhart or Sergeant Major Bruno in the JROTC office.


Juniors: The St. Paul's Advanced Studies Program will be here on Tuesday, November 20 at noon time to meet with interested students. If you were nominated for the program, please attend the presentation. If you weren't and are interested, feel free to come. Please get passes from the School Counseling Office, and eat first lunch.


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