WMHS ACCESS NEWSLETTER                        April 2019
Watkins Mill High School CollegeTracks Team
 


Ms. Rula Zaru
Program Director
240.244.6640
rzaru@collegetracksusa.org









Ms. Bridgette Roa
Program Assistant
301.664.4024
broa@collegetracksusa.org

         
         
NATIONAL COLLEGE decisiondayDECISION DAY (May 1)!
 
Seniors, did you know you need to decide which college you are going to attend by May 1st?
 
  • Decision Day is the deadline to let most colleges know you are going to attend.
  • On that day, you'll be expected to pay your enrollment deposit to secure your spot at the college of your choice.
  • Check your MDCAPS account and accept any grants that you are awarded.
  • Bring your financial aid award letters to the CollegeTracks office as you receive them. We will estimate the costs and compare the results.
  • We can help you make a decision by May 1st!
         
Seniors: Join the successaprilSuccess Program!
 
Did you know you can take CollegeTracks to college with you?
   
A CollegeTracks Success Coach will help you with your academics, financial aid, career opportunities, and life as a college student!
 
Drop by the CollegeTracks office to learn more!

         
$CHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT
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 Let Ms. Rula or Ms. Bridgette know if you're applying for any of these scholarships! 
 
NAME:  Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation Scholarship
DUE DATE:  April 7, 2019
AMOUNT:  $1,000-$25,000 (20)
ELIGIBILITY: Graduate from a high school in the DMV, be a U.S. citizen, be admitted and committed to attend a four-year college in the Fall of 2019, demonstrate commitment to community service, have a 2.75 or higher GPA, combined SAT scores of 850 or 19 or higher on the ACT, demonstrate financial need. 
MORE INFO:  Click here

NAME: Negative Population Growth Scholarship Essay Contest  
DUE DATE: April 19, 2019
AMOUNT: $750 to $2,000   
ELIGIBILITY: Open to high school seniors. Must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident. Essay required.   
MORE INFO: Click here

NAME: Minds in Motion MD: Scholar-Athlete Scholarship 
DUE DATE: April 11, 2019
AMOUNT: $1,000
ELIGIBILITY: Must have participated in interscholastic athletics while in high school, have a minimun GPA of 3.25, SAT/ACT scores required, no citizenship requirements.
MORE INFO:  Click here

  
COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT! 
 shepherd
 
DID YOU KNOW?
 
Shepherd was founded in 1871 in Shepherdstown, West Virginia and approximately 3,800 undergraduates attend the university. 
 
Shepherd University offers more than 79 undergraduate programs, which include a variety of majors!
 
 
Shepherd is recommended for students interested in majoring in Sports Communication, Sports Marketing, Athletic Coaching, Aquatic Science, Environmental Engineering, Photography/Computer Imagery, and Historic Preservation/Public History. 
  

Shepherd has twelve NCAA Division II teams, including men's football, men's basketball, women's basketball, and women's volleyball (among others).   
See CollegeTracks to learn more about Shepherd!
  
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