Cardinal Stritch

 

Senior Scholarships

Toledo Community Foundation manages over 190 scholarship funds.  Click here for a list of possible scholarships and application links http://www.toledocf.org/main/scholarships/

Click here for a spreadsheet of the scholarship opportunities and eligibility requirements

http://www.toledocf.org/clientuploads/doc/scholarships/Scholarships%20Available%20to%20High%20School%20Seniors.pdf

 

Directions Credit Union is offering two $1000 scholarships toward Post-Secondary Education to a college, community college, or vocational/trade school. 

Student, parent, or grandparent must be a member of Directions Credit Union to apply.

Applications and criteria can be found in the Guidance Hallway bookshelf or here https://directionscu.org/Scholarship-Opportunities

 

Ohio Problem-Solving Scholarship apply BEFORE May 31, 2017 at http://klinglerlaw.com/scholarship/

 

Groth & Associates, a Toledo law firm, has a scholarship opportunity available for those who qualify.  The deadline for this scholarship is June 1, 2017.  Please visit their site for more information http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/

 

Levy Law Offices are offering a scholarship to a student who will be enrolled in a 2-year to 5-year college or university in the Fall of 2017 in Kentucky or Ohio.  For more information, please visit their website at http://levylawoffices.com/scholarship/

 

Walsh University has a new full-tuition scholarship starting this Fall called the Founders Scholarship.  Based on certain qualifications, one student who attends a Catholic High School in our Toledo Diocese will receive the award. Contact Mrs. A. Bihn with interest or questions.

 

High School Seniors who have played High School Soccer may be eligible for the Robert Kumpe Scholarship from Northwest Ohio Youth Soccer League.  Visit their website for more information http://www.nwoysl.org/

 

Bowling Green State University Honors College is interested in high achieving students going to BGSU.  They also have multiple scholarships that can be found here http://www.bgsu.edu/honors-college/applying/scholarships-

 

Bowling Green State University scholarships are available here https://bgsu.academicworks.com/

Students will need to log in to their BGSU account to apply.

 

Great Clips, Inc., is offering the Great Scholarship Program to help students interested in Cosmetology.  If interested, visit their site at http://jobs.greatclips.com/page/show/schools

 

The Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program is available for students who will be attending a career or technical degree/certificate program for the Fall 2017.  More information can be found on their website here https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/

 

Scholarship Searches

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-and-scholarships/where-to-find-college-scholarships

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

https://www.petersons.com/college-search/scholarship-search.aspx

https://jobseeker.k-12.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com/FundIt/scholarship.aspx

 

Also, be sure to check for scholarships on the website of the college of interest AND from that college based on major.  For example, the BGSU College of Education will have other scholarships listed on their page than the main BGSU scholarships. 

 

Fast Web is a great resource for Financial Aid, loan, scholarship, and college information.

Fast Web College Info Reference Guide

Junior Scholarships

Looking for college scholarship opportunities? Want to develop your leadership skills? Ever wonder about the college experience? Consider Youth Nations at the University of Toledo!

Spend a week experiencing what it's like to live on campus, enjoy experiential learning activities like glass blowing or candy making in a chemistry lab, and compete against others for a chance to earn a scholarship to UT.  See Mrs. A. Bihn if interested.

 

Freshman-Senior Micro-Scholarships

Here is a link to a website for college Micro-Scholarships.  Students can begin applying for some scholarships beginning as early as freshman year of high school.

https://www.raise.me/

 

Freshman-Junior High School Scholarship

Directions Credit Union is offering two $1000 scholarships towards high school tuition.

Student, parent, or grandparent must be a member of Directions Credit Union to apply.

Applications and criteria can be found in the Guidance Hallway bookshelf or here https://directionscu.org/Scholarship-Opportunities

 

Scholarship Scam Information

Scam Warning Signs:

  • You have to pay a fee
  • Money-back offeres or guarantees
  • Credit card or bank account information required
  • Provides "exclusive" information

NEVER give out Social Security, credit card, or bank account numbers

Here are a few sites to look at for scholarship scam information:

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-and-scholarships/how-to-spot-scholarship-scams

https://www.petersons.com/college-search/college-scholarships-identifying-scams.aspx#/sweeps-modal

http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2011/04/07/9-signs-of-college-scholarship-scams

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0082-scholarship-and-financial-aid-scams

 

College Info, Visits, and Workshops

Two great websites to search for careers, majors, colleges, financial aid and scholarships, help with applications, ACT/SAT prep, and more!! 

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/

https://www.petersons.com/

 

Ohio Means Jobs website provides information on careers, colleges, scholarship searches, and more!

https://jobseeker.k-12.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com/seeker.aspx

 

U.S. Department of Education's website provides a college search with information on college costs, graduation, and more.  https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/

 

Ohio Business Week is an exciting week-long residential business camp where high school students practice solving real worl problems while having a real college experience.  High school students who have an interest in business, entrepreneurship or just want to experience college and explore different careers attend the camp. More information and registration can be found here http://www.ohiobusinessweek.org/

 

High school Juniors and Seniors are invited to experience part of Walsh University’s student life and learn more about the University, including a campus tour, admission, financial aid information, and dinner in their dining hall, and free entrance to their men’s basketball game.  Click here to register https://www.walsh.edu/college-night-2017

 

The University of Dayton is offering three residential engineering summer camps for students entering grades 10-12.  More information can be found below on each program.

METEC: Minority Engineering and Technology Enrichment Camp for Young Men: https://www.udayton.edu/engineering/k-12-programs/metec/index.php

Women in Engineering Summer Camp: https://www.udayton.edu/engineering/k-12-programs/women_in_engineering_summer_camp/index.php

Summer Honors Engineering Camp: https://www.udayton.edu/engineering/k-12-programs/summer_honors_engineering_camp/index.php

 

Defiance College is offering a summer camp for students entering grades 10-12 who are interested in Digital Forensic Science, Forensic Science, or Criminal Justice.  For more information, visit their Got Clue? site http://www.defiance.edu/got-clue/camp-info.html

 

Ohio Northern University is offering a Summer Honors Academic and Honors Institute for gifted students who will be in 9-12 grade in the fall of 2017-2018.  If interested, please visit their website http://www.onu.edu/academics/summer_academic_and_honors_institute

 

Career/Major Inventories and Searches

Two great career/major inventories and searches provide students with questionnaires and aligns the results with possible careers and majors of interest. This is a great place to start if students are unsure of career/major.

https://jobseeker.k-12.ohiomeansjobs.monster.com/ExploreIt/DefaultCci.aspx#/welcome

http://www.truity.com/test/holland-code-career-test

 

Interested in Buckeye Boys State or Buckeye Girls State? 104 students, upcoming juniors and seniors, will be selected throughout the US for a week long government and leadership education program in the Nation's Capital and will receive a $10,000 college scholarship. This is a merit-based program and scholarship. If interested, please see Mrs. A. Bihn.

 

United States Service Academy Nominations

Representative Robert Latta is able to nominate outstanding young women and men to one of our nation's U.S. Military Service Academies.  For more information or to fill out an application, go to http://latta.house.gov/ and click on the "Serving You" tab.

Representative Marcy Kaptur also appoints nominees to each of the Navy, Army, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies.  For more information, visit her website here http://kaptur.house.gov/index.php/services-29100/us-service-academy-nominations-2287

 

The Toledo Youth Commission will be sponsoring its annual Teen Job Fair on April 1 at Seagate Convention Center for teens ages 16-24.

To help prepare teens for their first job, the Toledo Lucas County Public Libraries have partnered with the Youth Commission to offer classes on resume writing, interviewing and skills to keep the job once you have it. They have classes at multiple locations.  If interested, flyers hanging in Guidance Hallway.

 

ACT Prep Courses Offered Off CSCHS Campus

 Stars ACT Prep Course offers programs throughout the school year to assist with preparing for and taking the ACT. Cost is $250. Stars also provides SAT Prep Courses as well.  Click here for more information http://www.starsprep.net/ACT-Prep.html

 

Owens Community College is offering an ACT Prep Class on 10/8 & 10/15 and also on 11/12 & 11/19 from 8:00-Noon. Cost is $149. Click here for more information https://www.owens.edu/workforce_cs/ and follow the link to the Professional Development and Personal Enrichment Courses flyer page 12. Or view this flyer.

 

University of Toledo is offering an ACT Prep Course from January 10-February 14 The cost is $120. More information can be found on their website. http://www.utoledo.edu/success/actprepcourse/

 

ACT Prep

Link to ACT website providing some ACT prep.  Take a look at the Free Resources: Sample Test Questions, Tips, and Study Guide to start! http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html

 

We are excited to be offering the POINTS ACT Prep Course here at Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School. Please fill out and return the registration form with check to the Main Office by Friday, January 20, 2017. The course will run from January 21-March 4. The State-funded ACT Test for Juniors will be in school on March 21, 2017. Any questions or concerns, please contact the Course Instructor Mr. Eric Sieja at esieja@katerischools.org or at 419-693-0465, ext. 234; or the College and Career Advisor Mrs. Angie Bihn at abihn@katerischools.org or at 419-693-0465, ext. 218.

POINTS ACT Registration Form

POINTS ACT Dates 2017

 

SAT Prep

Link to SAT website providing some SAT prep.  Take a look at the Khan Academy Official SAT Practice, Daily Practice App, Practice Tests, Sample Questions, and Inside the Test to start out!  https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice

 

Ohio Department of Education ACT/SAT Prep

 

Senior Parent Night

Here are the handouts from Senior Parent Night

Senior Parent Night Handout

 

FAFSA Information

Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  There is no charge to complete.  All students attending college fill out. Can be completed online as early as October 1, 2016.  Use 2015 tax information when completing. Limited funds, apply early!  https://fafsa.ed.gov

Early FAFSA info

 

Senior Project Information

Seniors must successfully complete in order to graduate. Folder with information, dates, and deadlines. Any questions contact Angie Bihn abihn@katerischools.org or call at 419-693-0465 ext. 218.

Senior Project Due Dates and Deadlines

 

College Credit Plus Information

Any Sophomores/Juniors interested in taking College Credit Plus courses next year are REQUIRED to attend the College Credit Plus meeting with their parent(s)/guardian(s) on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria.

College Credit Plus Packet

University of Toledo Account and Application Link

 

Junior Parent Night

Junior parents and students are invitied to attend Junior Parent Night on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 6:00 in the Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School Cafeteria. Representatives from local colleges will be providing information on topics such as Navigating the College Search, Financial Aid, Admissions Process, and Scholarships.  Any questions, please contact Angie Bihn at 419-693-0465 ext. 218 or abihn@katerischools.org

Differences in Colleges Presentation-Owens Community College Presentation

Investigating Special Programs Presentation-Bowling Green State University

Financial Aid Presentation-Lourdes University

Scholarship Opportunities Presentation-Siena Heights University

 

 

 

 

 

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