March 4, 2021

Attention Juniors:

Attend a Big Future College Visit to explore colleges and universities by region. Your goal is to have your list of 5-7 colleges/universities you know you will apply to by the time you leave for summer vacation. Your list should include 1-2 reach schools, 1-2 safety schools, and the remainder should be realistic. 

Here are the dates:

If you haven't registered yet, you still have time. Check out this toolkit and click on the photo below to register. 
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College Fairs & Visits
Northern Arizona University
NAU Indigenous Visit Days
Indigenous Visit Days will take place from March 8th-11th and 13th. These events will be a time for prospective students to discover how NAU honors cultures through academic and personal development, learn about the Office of Indigenous Student Success, courses in Applied Indigenous Studies, scholarships and financial aid, and balancing culture with education. Registration for this free event is now open, and students and families are welcome to register here.

NAU Virtual Campus
NAU student ambassadors have created a virtual residence hall tour for prospective students. Individuals can access this video and others like it at VisitNAU on Instagram!
Explore our campus online

NAU Information Session
Northern Arizona University will host a visit via Zoom on April 1st at 1:00 pm. Click here to start the meeting.
Meeting ID: 848 1186 6104
Password: BMHS
Portland State University
Learn about Portland State University on April 15, 2021 at 10:20am via Zoom.
Chaminade University of Honolulu (HI)
Learn about Chaminade University of Honolulu on April 14, 2021, at 11 am via Zoom.
Carrol College Meet Us Monday: In-Person Event
March 8 at 8:15am-12:00pm MST
This event includes presentations from Admissions and Financial Aid, a campus tour, and opportunities to connect with current students and faculty. Covid safety protocols will be in place including wearing masks, checking each participant’s temperature upon arrival, and maintaining social distancing. 

March 19 at 10:00am-12:30pm MST
This event includes live virtual presentations from Admissions and Financial Aid, a campus tour, and a Q&A session with current students and facility, all via Zoom. 
Carnegie Mellon Information Sessions
Watch the virtual information session recordings here.
United States Naval Academy Opportunities
USNA Summer Seminar
Current high school juniors considering the United States Naval Academy for their college of choice. Applications are due March 31, 2021, for one of 3 six-day sessions in June 2021.

Students entering 9, 10, or 11 grade for the 2021-2022 school year with a strong interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics who would like to create, problem solve, and collaborate with peers from around the nation at one of the top public colleges in the country. Applications are due March 31, 2021, for a six-day session in June 2021. 
Claremont Colleges Information Sessions
The Claremont Colleges -- Claremont McKennaHarvey MuddPitzerPomona, and Scripps Colleges -- are united by a unique spirit of collaboration and connectivity that influences every part of academics, athletics, and student life. The “5Cs” are literally located across the street from one another, so students can attend a small, tightly-focused college even as they enjoy the benefits of a bigger, multi-faceted campus.

Saturday, March 20 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time
5C Student Panel
Are you curious about what life is like at the 5Cs? This session features a panel of 5C current students who are eager to answer your questions.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Informational Sessions

Click HERE for more information. 
California & Nevada Virtual College Fairs

These virtual college fairs are for all students throughout California and Nevada.

Sunday, March 14, 2021
1:00 - 3:45 PM Pacific Time
(Pre-session workshops begin at 12:00 PM)

Monday, April 19, 2021
5:00 - 7:45 PM Pacific Time
(Pre-session workshops begin at 4:00 PM)

The Format will be StriveScan’s Virtual 6X6 College Fair. For more detailed information, please visit

Student Opportunities
TMCC Summer Bridge Program

Originally, the program dates were July 6-August 12, 2021, but TMCC decided to move the program up one week. The new program dates are June 28-August 5, 2021. The dates have been updated on the website and program application. The
program will remain Monday-Thursday, 9am-3pm for the six weeks. There are great benefits to this program, including:

  • Income-qualified students will earn an $800 award ($400 in the Fall, $400 in the Spring) for successful completion of program requirements.
  • Free college classes, books, tutors, and lunch during Summer Bridge.
  • Assigned a Success Coach during the first year at TMCC to review progress and gain support.
  • Priority registration during the first academic year.

For program eligibility, details, schedule, and application, please visit their site.
Seniors Interested in Medical Careers and Phlebotomy

The Medical Skills for Life Institute offers a 13-week Phlebotomy/Lab assistant course, 4
days a week, 3 days on line for 4.5 hrs a day in the evening 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm, and one
day on-site for testing/hands. They also offer CPR classes and 12 L EKG 4 day program.
They are an institute partnered with for financial aid to those who qualify.MSFLI also offers interest-free in-house loans that can be paid off with a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly payment plan, for those who do not qualify for financial aid. Students wanting to enroll in MSFLI must be at least 18 years of age, possess a state ID and have a HS diploma or equivalency. Click HERE for more information.
USC Cinematic Arts Summer Program

Learn from industry-leading faculty from the #1 film school in the world from the comfort of your own living room. Enrich your knowledge of filmmaking, screenwriting, animation, game design, and/or film/television business through a combination of online lectures and online student collaborations.

Summer Program Website.
Boston University Summer Journalism Academy
Boston University's Summer Journalism Academy consists of two week-long sessions that begin on June 21, July 5, and July 19. If students are accepted to the program and pay the registration fee by April 24, they will receive a special discount of $200 off the tuition using this discount code online: 21BUADMISSIONS
Free Online College-Prep Events

All times listed are for the Eastern Time Zone.
Dream Colleges Monday, March 8, 8:00 PM 
SAT, ACT, and Admissions in the Time of COVID Wednesday, March 17, 7:00 PM 
SAT Strategy Session Monday, March 22, 8:00 PM
Lathrop-Capurro Internship

Apply here for the 2021 Lathrop-Capurro Internship Application for college-bound seniors interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree in wildlife management, biology, ecology, or a closely related field.
Tufts University Summer Programs

Click here for more information.

MyMozaic Scholarship

The MyMozaic Monthly Scholarship is titled "$1,000 A Portrait of You." It is awarded monthly with a $1,000 award amount. It requires no essay, no GPA, and no letters of recommendation. Read the official rules here, and apply here.
NAHAS Scholarship Endowment

Seniors Attending UNR, Check out his scholarship: NAHAS Scholarship Endowment
Inspection Support Network Scholarship

ISN is offering a $2,000 scholarship for high school seniors. The application dates are:

Spring Contest Cycle: April 17 - July 17
Summer Contest Cycle: July 18 - October 14
Fall Contest Cycle: October 15 - January 15
Winter Contest Cycle: January 16 - April 16

You can find all the information related to the scholarship here.
Women in Stem Scholarships's 2021 STEM scholarships for women are currently open for applications! Students can apply now through April 1st for the following awards:

Healthcare & Nursing Students of Historically Underrepresented Groups

The Scholarship for Healthcare and Nursing Students of Historically Underrepresented Groups can be found HERE.
Scholarships App

Scholars App has continued to look for new and upcoming scholarships. For this month, they've created a PDF of scholarships that are available for students and added it to a Google drive.
A Portrait of You Scholarship

Award Amount: $1,000
Award Frequency: Monthly (12 Awards a Year)
No essay, GPA, or letters of recommendation required.

Italian Catholic Federation Scholarship
Click HERE for more information.
Sons of Italy Western Federation Scholarship
Click HERE for more information.
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
AISES is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing opportunities for American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations, and other Indigenous peoples of North America in STEM studies and careers.

One of the ways AISES strives to meet their mission is through the numerous scholarships that are provided for AISES members (membership is free to all pre-college and college students). AISES scholarships are all merit-based and range from $1,000 to $10,000 an academic year and are available at the college and graduate level. The applications open on December 15 of each year and close on March 31 of the following year.

We hope that you'll share this information with your students so they may apply for one of the AISES scholarships. Please visit their website at
Cobell Scholarship, Administered by Indigenous Education, Inc.
The Cobell Scholarship program provides elevated opportunities for American Indian and Alaska Native college students by empowering them with an engaging scholarship experience designed to support their success in higher education.

Vocational, undergraduate, and graduate-level students are encouraged to apply. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in a U.S. federally recognized tribe and be attending a nonprofit institution. The applications open on December 15 of each year and close on March 31 of the following year. For more information, please visit
The Upsolve Access to Justice Scholarship
Find more information HERE.
OverAchievers Scholarship
Applications are now on available HERE.
UNR Computer Science National Council for Women in Technology (NCWIT) Scholarship

Check it out HERE!
48 Scholarships with no GPA Requirement

Check it out HERE!
32 Off-beat Scholarships that May save you Money

Check it out HERE!
23 Community-Service Scholarships and Grants for 2020-21

Check it out HERE!
26 Amazing Merit-Based Scholarships for 2020-2021

Check it out HERE!
18 Scholarships for Asian-Americans

Check it out HERE!
Creighton University ROTC Scholarship

Check out the Creighton University ROTC Scholarship HERE!
TMCC Nevada Promise Scholarship

The TMCC Nevada Promise Scholarship Application is now open for the class of 2021!
Students have the opportunity to complete an associate degree program, a bachelor's degree program or a certificate of achievement at close to no cost to the student, if they meet program requirements. Please go to for more information.

  • TMCC’s Nevada Promise Scholarship application is now available
  • The Nevada Promise Scholarship provides students a last-dollar scholarship to cover registration and mandatory fees not covered by gift aid. Please visit our website for more information. 
  • The Nevada Promise Checklist provides detailed information about each required step to earn a Nevada Promise Scholarship. 

  • Nevada Promise Application Tutorial 
  • We are virtually available to help! Please share this application tutorial with students to assist them in applying to the Nevada Promise Scholarship.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

  • Haz La U Program
  • Provider: The Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Colgate-Palmolive
  • Amount: Varies
  • # of winners: Varies

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