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   JACKSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL                                



MC900105190[1]Seniors and Parents:   



Don’t put off taking or retaking these tests. Remember your deadlines when registering for ACT.  You must pre-register before deadlines.  There are posters with registration deadlines posted.  Any questions feel free to ask Randi Moore or Julia Sparks.       

Register at www.actstudent.org/start for ACT                            Register at www.sat.org/register for SAT


  • IMPORTANT FAFSA DATES: FOLLOW UP FAFSA ERROR/COMPLETION DAY : NOVEMBER 27, 8:30 - 2:30.  STUDENTS AND PARENTS will be able to complete their FAFSA if they are having a problem or need assistance with the help of KHEAA.  Parents are welcome to come in and students will need to bring all information needed to complete their FAFSA. Registration for a time will be available.  See YSC or Mrs. Medlock to sign up.  One call now will be made to all seniors on a date.   

  • Studentscholarship.org   has a list of scholarships that are structured from Kentucky districts.  This organization has been providing scholarship management services for students in Kentucky for over 10 years.  NEWSLETTER is available for Download at www.studentshcolarships.org/newsletter.php.

  • Students can look at scholarships in their ILP at school.  There is icon that says Scholarship and a list of multiple scholarships are listed.

  • KEHAA.com under the tab “Paying for College” you can access scholarship opportunities.







  • WILLIAM T ROBERTSON ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP:   DEADLINE:  NOVEMBER 2, 2018, REQUIREMENTS:  Current senior, submission of Essay online,   Essay on “How do you think concrete could be used to solve an issue facing Kentuckians today?”  Direct link to form contest is: https://goo.gl/forms/Ujrp07Z0mXkwTTja2  Questions:  contact Susan Hagg at shagg@kyconcrete.org


  • JACKSON ENERGY SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST:    DEADLINE:  November 25, 2018,   AMOUNT: $2000. REQUIREMENTS:  Must be a Jackson Energy Coop member with primary residence/business served by cooperative, essay ( submit cover sheet and essay of 1000-1500 words discussing:  “If you could improve one thing about your local community, what would it be and how you work toward making this improvement?”), Cover sheet (name, high school, full address, phone number, email address, name of person/relation on Jackson Energy Account, & Jackson Energy account number.)  mail at to Jackson Energy Cooperative or email to: scholarship@jacksonenergy.com .  More information: check with Randi Moore or Julia Sparks


  • KAPE FAMILY MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP:   DEADLINE:   MARCH 15, 2019.  REQUIREMENTS: nominee from KAPE Member, complete application, two/four year certification or degree program, minimum GPA 3.5, ACT score of 23, High school Transcript, two letters of recommendation, and essay  (300 words) “In five years, I will be….. (Application in YSC)


  • STAR STUDENT/TEACHER MENTOR:   AMOUNT:  $500/student – $250 nominating KAPE mentor, DEADLINE:  MARCH 15, 2019. REQUIREMENTS: Complete application, GPS 3.5, ACT 23, high school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation form KAPE member, & teacher/administrator.


  • KENTUCKY FEDERATION OF REPUBLICAN WOMEN:    AMOUNT:  $1,500. DEADLINE: POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN APRIL 1, 2019.  Requirements: Complete application, one-page typed essay about “Republican woman you admire or who has influenced your life and why”, official copy of high school transcript (can be mail separately), Two letters of recommendation.  (Application in YSC)

  • UK COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP:    AMOUNT:  $7,500 per year:                                   DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2019. REQUIREMENTS:  Need based scholarship, ACT Math Score of 27 (preferred) , application, and a 500 word essay, “justify why you should be a recipient of this award while including your reasons for pursuing a degree in Engineering”.


  • VFW Youth Scholarships:  Deadline: October 31, 2018 - Opportunity ends soon!



  • Win a $2500 Rover Scholarship:  Deadline: May 1, 2019



  • Essay Contests for Ayn Rand’s Anthem, The Fountainhead, and Atlas Shrugged:  Deadline: January 15, 2019 and April 25, 2019



  • Discover Student Loans Sweepstakes:  Deadline: January 31, 2019



  • Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship:  Deadline: March 1, 2019



  • Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship:  Deadline: December 31, 2018 (fall contest) and May 31, 2019 (spring contest)






Look at last year’s requirements and start essay and gathering your information.  



If you have any questions contact Mrs. Moore, Jackson Co. High School Counselor or Mrs. Sparks, Youth Service Centers Director at (606) 287.7155.