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OSU Institute of Technology would like to invite you to CAREER ENCOUNTERS!
Are you still undecided about your college major?  Let us help narrow down your options.
Come to OSUIT and experience hands-on demonstrations, academic program activities, personal meetings with possible future employers and a chance to get to know our faculty and students on a personal level.
Career Encounters will give you the hands-on experience in the career fields you are interested in, allowing you to narrow down your options.  This event is for high school seniors, adult learners, and CareerTech students! 
Career Encounters will be held Tuesday, October 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the OSUIT campus in Okmulgee, OK . Check out our SCHEDULE OF EVENTS. 
Pre-Registration is required and can be found at http://www.osuit.edu/careerencounters
If you have any questions please contact Sable Vasquez at 918-293-5218 or emailmeghan.emerson@okstate.edu

 

 

THE FOLLOWING COLLEGES OR UNIVERSITIES WILL VISIT OUR STUDENTS IN MRS PATTERSON’S CLASSROOM AT 11:20 : ROSE STATE OKC  OCT 8---EAST CENTRAL -ADA OCT 10—VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION WILL VISIT OCTOBER 30 (ALL SENIORS SHOULD ATTEND---IF YOU QUALIFY BECAUSE OF ANY DISABILITY YOU MAY HAVE---

 

CHAD CARGILLE ACT WORKSHOP IS SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 9, 2018—STUDENTS WILL PAY $15.00 SAVANNA SCHOOL WILL PAY THE OTHER $15.00.  CHOCTAW STUDENTS WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE TRIBE WITH CDIB CARDS AND MEMBERS OF THE CHOCTAW STUDENT SERVICES WILL BE ABLE TO ATTEND FREE OF CHARGE—THE LIST OF APPROVED STUDENTS WILL BE GIVEN TO MRS. PATTERSON.

Other events at UCO are as follows (In addition to our Central Close Up events):

September 24, 2018       Nursing Open House October 3, 2018    Dance Shadow DayOctober 5, 2018    College of Business Spotlight October 12, 2018  Criminal Justice Spotlight and Criminal JusticeDay October 26, 2018      Mass Communication and Forensic Science Spotlight November 30, 2018        Mass Communication, Forensic Science, and Criminal Justice Spotlight (CJ will be following FS-Great Opportunity for students interested in learning about both programs!) Marcus Harman Senior Admissions Counselor University of Central Oklahoma

Email: mharman4@uco.edu Phone: 405-974-3659 Twitter: @UCOmarcus www.uco.edu

 

NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE COLLEGE WILL BE HAVING THE NSU RIVERHAWK RALLY ON NOVEMBER 3, 2018---STUDENTS CAN DISCUSS DEGREE PROGRAMS WITH FACULTY , TAKE A CAMPUS TOUR,. LEARN MORE ABOUT NSU’S STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS, FREE LUNCH AND T-SHIRT—FREE ADMISSION TO THE NSU VS. UCO GAME. REGISTER ONLINE  at  www.nsuok.edu/riverhawkrally CHECK -IN FOR THE DAY WILL BEGIN AT 9:30 A.M.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA --EDMOND OK---UCO CLOSE UP FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS. 

EAST CENTRAL ADA OKLAHOMA SENIOR DAY—OCTOBER 8----9 AM- 2 PM.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING AN ECU TIGER---YOU MUST GO.  FREE T-SHIRT AND LUNCH. REGISTER AT www.ecok.edu/seniorday  apply to the college at ecok.edu  admissions@ecok.edu  580-559-5628

 

CARL ALBERT COLLEGE IN POTEAU OKLAHOMA IS OFFERING 18 WAIVED TUITION CLASSES FOR SENIORS AND 6 EACH SEMESTER FOR JUNIORS.  THE TOTAL COST FOR SIX SEMESTER HOURS  IS  MUCH LESS THAN EASTERN COLLEGE. CHECK IT OUT !!! CONTACT CARL ALBERT COLLEGE ABOUT ONLINE COURSES. 

CHAD CARGILLE ACT WORKSHOP IS SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 9, 2018 .  IT WILL BE HELD AT THE NEW SEMINAR ROOM AT THE KIAMICHI TECHNOLOGY CENTER.  THE COST TO STUDENTS WILL BE $15.00 AND THE SCHOOL WILL PAY THE OTHER $15.00.---CHOCTAW 11TH AND 12TH GRADE STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO ATTEND THE WORKSHOP FOR FREE.  CHOCTAW STUDENTS MUST SIGN UP IN MR EVERETT’S OFFICE. 

COME WITH YOUR PARENTS ON PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCE NIGHT OCT 15---WE ARE HAVING A FAFSA WORKSHOP—IT WILL TAKE BOTH OF YOU TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION. 

THIS IS GRANT MONEY THAT WILL NOT HAVE TO BE PAID BACK  AND IT IS RENEWABLE EACH YEAR. 

University of Central Oklahoma

The combined application is for both admission & scholarship consideration. For students to be considered for scholarships, they must apply and ensure admission materials are received no later than 5 pm on February 1, 2019. Students meeting the scholarship deadline will be considered for Academic and Leadership Scholarships at Central. 

 

Elizabeth Maier EMaier@uco.edu

Hello everyone,

Just wanted to fill you in on a great event happening on September 11th.  Numerous colleges and other organizations have partnered to bring you Oklahoma College Cash Night.  Sessions include information about Oklahoma’s Promise, Oklahoma 529 Savings Plan, OCCF Scholarships, Native/Tribal resources, resources for DACA/Undocumented students, and an explanation institution, local, and national scholarships/funding available.  I’m attaching the flyer for you.  Please help you spread the word to your students and parents.

 

Donnie Anderson, M.Ed.

Coordinator Future Student Relations/Engagement

Student Service Building, Rm. 107

405-736-0234

danderson@rose.edu

Aug 22 (2 days ago)
 
 
od afternoon, I hope your school year is off to a good start.  Registration is now open for UCO Criminal Justice Day 2018 on Friday, October 12, 2018.

As you may remember, UCO Criminal Justice Day is an opportunity for high school, vo-tech, and community college students who are interested in working in criminal justice to come to UCO and learn more about the profession, our degree programs, meet criminal justice professionals, etc.

Here is a link to the webpage with more information about the event:  http://sites.uco.edu/la/criminal-justice/cjday.asp

If individual students would like to register for the free event, they can go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uco-criminal-justice-day-2018-tickets-39850855983?aff=es2 and sign up.

If you’d like to bring a group of 5 or more students, please let me know or email criminaljustice@uco.edu and we can send you a group registration spreadsheet.

We look forward to seeing you in Edmond in October. Sincerely,Elizabeth Maier, Ph.D.Director, School of Criminal JusticeUniversity of Central Oklahoma100 N. University DriveCampus Box 209Edmond, OK 73034

(405) 974-5504emaier@uco.edu

 

SENIORS HAVE TWO DAYS EXCUSED ABCENSES TO VISIT COLLEGES---ONE DAY EXCUSED ABCENSE FOR ENROLLEMNT---AND ONE DAY OF EXCUSED ABSCENCE FOR A RISIDUAL ACT TEST AT A COLLEGE---ALL COLLEGE TOURS MUST BE SCHEDULED IN THE COUNSELOR’S OFFICE---ALL ENROLLEMNT DAYS AND RISIDUAL ACT TESTS ALSO. 

Hi Charles,
As you head back to school, we wanted to let you know about a new event directed toward your students: Small Town Sooners, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15.
During this event, students will take a campus tour, hear valuable information about the admissions process, financial aid, and student life, and even have lunch in Couch Restaurants - all while engaging with current small town Sooners and learning how they can make a big impact at the University of Oklahoma. 

Please encourage your students to register for the event, and if you have any questions, please contact us at (405) 325-2151 or email admissions@ou.edu

Boomer Sooner! 
Bryson Beck
Assistant Director, Oklahoma Recruitment
bryson@ou.eduNEW CHANGES FOR OKLAHOMA’S PROMISE STUDENTS:

THE SCHOLARSHIIP WILL NO LONGER PAY FOR ZERO-CREDIT REMEDIAL COURSES IN COLLEGE

THE $100,000 AGI SECOND INCOME LIMIT WILL BE APPLIED TO EVERY OKPROMISE RECIPIENT EACH YEAR IN POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, RATHER THAN JUST THE FRESHMEN YEAR.  STUDENTS WILL BE REQIIRED TO FILE THE FAFSA EVERY YEAR AND COULD MOVE IN AND OUT OF SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY EACH YEAR.  FOR ANY YEAR THAT THE FEDERAL ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME (AGI) OF THE STUDENT’S PARENTS EXCEEDS $100,000, THE STUDENT WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE AWARD THAT YEAR.  THIS CHANGE WILL APPLY TO ALL OKPROMISE COLLEGE STUDENTS IN 2018-19 AND THEREAFTER, REGARDLESS OF WHEN THE STUDENT GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL.  BEGINNING WITH OKPROMISE STUDENTS GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL IN 2018, PAYMENT OF THE OKPROMISE SCHOLARSHIP WILL BE LIMITED TO 129 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS IN COLLEGE.  EXCEPTIONS TO THE LIMIT MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR DEGREE PROGRAMS THAT REQUIRE MORE THAN 129 CREDIT HOURS.  THE FAMILY INCOME LIMIT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION IN THE 8TH-10TH GRADE INCREASED FROM $50,000 TO $55,000.  THE INCOME LIMIT IS NOW BASED ON THE PARENTS’ FEDERAL ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME (AGI, RATHER THAN TOTAL TAXABLE AND NONTAXABLE  INCOME )

UPON GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL, ELIGIBLE OKPROMISE STUDENTS WHO CHOOSE TO ATTEND AN OKLAHOMA PUBLIC CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER WILL HAVE AN EXPANDED SELECTION  OF PROGRAMS.  CAREER TECH PROGRAMS THAT ARE ELIGIBLE FOR FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID ARE NOW ELIGIBLE FOR USE OF THE OKPROMISE SCHOLARSHIP.  

 

If one of your parents is a Veteran and, as a result of military service, is deceased or was determined to be 100% disabled, you could be receiving over $1,000 each month while you attend High School! You must be at least 18 years old to receive this money. This is known as Chapter 35 of the GI Bill. (These benefits are also available for education and training programs after high school graduation.) For more information, talk to your Guidance Counselor or contact the Oklahoma State Accrediting Agency. M  s

 
Oklahoma State Accrediting Agency Gina Wekke, Director (405) 879-9600 | oksaa@saa.ok.gov Forms available at: https://www.ok.gov/saa/SAA_Forms/index.html GI Bill ® is a registered trademark of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More informat
 
 

Good morning, Superintendents!

I wanted to share some information about Talking Leaves Job Corps with you. TLJC is for individuals 16 to 24 year olds who are needing to get their High School Diploma or GED and also a trade. TLJC is completely FREE – students can live on center, all meals are paid for, transportation is provided, they receive a small paycheck biweekly and once they do complete the program they get paid $500 to $1,000 for help with getting their first apartment or car, or whatever they may need. TLJC staff also helps them find jobs for up to two years once they graduate to make sure they are successful.  

If someone already has their HS or GED, they may still attend to become certified in a trade. The vocational tracks we offer include Office Administration, Culinary Arts, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, Electrical Wiring and Building Construction Technology. We also help students get their Driver’s License.

We have many clubs and organizations on center and help them gain work experience through internships.

TLJC is open for ALL! An individual does not have to be Cherokee or Native American to attend.

If you have any questions or you feel that some of your students may benefit from this information please feel to contact me! I would be happy to stop by for a visit.

Thank you and have a great day! J

 

Ashlee Morton

Career Specialist

Cherokee Nation Career Services

918.453.7168 O / 918.316.0849 C / 918.458.7698 F

 

 

 

 

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A REMINDER FOR ALL OKLAHOMA’S PROMISE STUDENTS:  

OKLAHOMA’S PROMISE STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS TO BE APPROVED. OKLAHOMA’S PROMISE WILL SEND MR. EVERETT A COMPLETION SHEET THIS SUMMER THAT WILL BE RETURNED TO OKLAHOM’S PROMISE TO DETERMINE IF A STUDENT HAS COMPLETED ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS.  

THE OVERALL GPA ON THE TRANSCRIPT MUST BE 2.5 AND THE GPA FOR ALL OF THE OKLAHOMA’S PROMISE REQUIRED COURSES MUST ALSO BE 2.5—A STUDENT MUST ALSO HAVE A GOOD ATTENDANCE RECORD, DO YOUR HOMEWORK, STAY AWAY FROM DRUGS AND ALCOHOL. DON’T COMMIT CRIMINAL OR DELINQUENT ACTS. MEET WITH A SCHOOL OFFICIAL TO GO OVER  YOUR SCHOOL WORK AND RECORDS ON A REGULAR BASIS. APPLY FOR OTHER FINANCIAL AID DURING YOUR SENIOR YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL.

STUDENTS WHO DO NOT QUALIFY FOR OKLAHOMA’S PROMISE ARE HIGHLY REOMMENDED TO VISIT OLAHOMA HIGER EDUCATION’S COLLEGE PLANNING WEBSITE AT www.okcollegestart.org for information about additional scholarships, grants, and student loans.  Go for all of the scholarships you can before you consider taking out loans.  

OKLAHOMA’S PROMISE STUDENTS ARE REMINDED THAT IF THEY HAVE COMPLETED ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS AND ARE APPROVED THEY WILL HAVE 3 YEARS TO BEGIN COLLEGE BUT THEY MUST COMPLETE COLLEGE WITHIN 5 YEARS ONCE THEY HAVE STARTED.    

Oklahoma’s promise will not pay for zero level courses.  

CHECK THE NEW CHANGES FOR THE OKLAOMA’S PROMISE CHANGED BY THE OKLAHOMA LEGISLATURE---INCOME HAS BEEN RAISED TO $55,000—AND THE VERY IMPORTANT THING IS THEY ALSO ARE GOING TO USE THE ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME THIS YEAR.  

IF A STUDENT WHO IS OKLAHOMA’S PROMISE WITHDRAWS FROM COLLEGE FOR A SEMESTER, THEY WILL POSSIBLY BE DENEYED OKLAHOMA ‘S PROMISE MONEY.  Check with the college you are attending. 

SENIORS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SIGN UP FOR THE FAFSA BEGINNING OCTOBER 1. 

---REMEMBER THE FREE GRANT MONEY WILL BE GIVEN OUT ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS---THIS IS MONEY THAT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE PAID BACK.  DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS MONEY.  THERE ARE MANY OTHER REASONS TO FILL OUT THE FAFSA---ALL COLLEGES HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE APPLICATION BE COMPLETED BY ALL STUDENTS. THE APPLICATION WAS OPENED THIS YEAR ON OCTOBER 1 AND THAT DATE WILL CONTINUE EACH YEAR.  TIME IS SO IMPORTANT BECAUSE STUDENTS ARE APPLYING EVERYDAY—BETTER GET IN LINE FOR THE MONEY AND ALL OF THE OTHER BENEFITS YOU WILL RECEIVE. 

STUDENTS WHO HOLD CDIB CARDS MUST COMPLETE THE FAFSA.  NEED HELP---CHECK WITH MR. EVERETT.  918-548-3887.

 

 

 

COMPLETE THE FAFSA  ON OCT 1--MONEY WILL BE AWARDED ON A 1ST COME 1ST SERVE BASIS

I CANNOT EXPRESS ENOUGH THE IMPORTANCE OF COMPLETING THE FAFSA ( FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID----NOW !!! THE OTAG---WHICH IS THE OKLAHOMA TUITION AID GRANT---NO LONGER HAS A MARCH 1 DEADLINE---THE MONEY WILL BE AWARDED BY “FIRST COME , FIRST SERVED” BASIS.----PLEASE GET WITH YOUR PARENTS AND GET THIS APPLICATION COMPLETED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  BOTH THE STUDENT AND THE PARENT WILL NEED TO CREATE AN “FSAID” NUMBER----GO TO fsaid.gov DIRECTLY AND THE FSAID NUMBER CAN BE CREATED---THEN GO TO fafsa.gov  AND COMPLETE THE APPLICATION.---

PARENTS CAN USE THEIR 2016 TAX INFORMATION (CAN BE DONE ELECTRONICALY ON THE APPLICATION. 

PARENTS WILL NEED A SEPARATE EMAIL FROM THEIR STUDENT

PARENTS WILL NEED THEIR FSAID NUMBER SO THEY CAN SIGN BEFORE THE FINAL SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov 

PARENTS BE SURE TO USE THE SAME ADDRESS ON THE APPLICATION AS THE APPLICATION THAT WAS ON YOUR TAX FORMS.

TAX INFORMATION CAN BE TRANSFERED DIRECTLY ON THE APPLICATION from the IRS

 

STUDENTS WHO WANT TO PURCHASE TEXT BOOKS FOR COLLEGE AND SAVE A LOT OF MONEY SHOULD TRY THIS WEBSITE----chegg.com---be sure to get the isbn number on the book before renting or buying on this website. 

EASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE COLLEGE

COMPASS Testing

COMPASS is a placement test offered from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Testing Center without appointment. Students are allowed to test a total of four times in each area (writing, reading and math). Students may test the first two times free of charge, after that the tests are $5 each. COMPASS study preparation is available online at compasstestprep.com or www.testprepreview.com.

CLEP Testing

CLEP testing is offered by appointment only. Students wishing to take the CLEP test must fill out the EOSC CLEP Test Application and submit it along with a $20 test administration fee. Once the application and fee have been received, the Testing Center will contact the student to set up a testing date and time. CLEP charges an $80 fee for each test in addition to the $20 administration fee. Students must register for a CLEP exam and pay the exam fee through "My Account" on the CLEP website. Students must print their registration ticket to present to the EOSC Testing Center on test day.
Information for CLEP Test-Takers (pdf)
CLEP study prep is available online at www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/prep.html.
EOSC CLEP Test Application (pdf)

Contact

Gail Wilson
Testing Center Coordinator
918.465.1768 
 
 
 

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Campus Tours

Please encourage your students to make a trip to Stillwater to see the OSU campus. A campus tour is important for any student who is making a college decision. Students can go to admissions.okstate.edu/visit to sign up for a campus tour Monday through Friday and select Saturdays.

FAFSA Process Changes----STUDENTS NEED TO APPLY FOR FAFSA AS EARLY AS OCTOBER 1.  I WENT TO A MEETING WITH THE COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES AND THEY ARE ALL ENCOURAGING STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR FAFSA AS EARLY AS OCTOBER 1. 

 

 

STUDENTS WHO PLAN TO PLAY NCAA ATHLETICS IN COLLEGE NEED TO LIST NCAA AS A COLLEGE TO SEND ACT SCORES---PUT THE CODE 9999 IN AS A COLLEGE CODE.  

OKLAHOMA STATE TOURS----SCHEDULE ON LINE AT admissions.okstate.edu  or call 405-744-5358—TOURS ARE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AT 10:00 AND A  SOME STATURDAYS.  

YOU CAN HAVE EXCUSED ABSENCES TO TAKE CARE OF IMPORTANT COLLEGE VISITS IF YOU DO THE FOLLOWING:

GIVE YOUR SCHEDULED COLLEGE VISIT DATE TO MR. EVERETT AND TELL MRS. REEDER. (REMINDER)WHEN YOU VISIT A COLLEGE YOU MUST ASK THE COLLEGE FOR” A PROOF OF VISIT” FORM SO YOU CAN GET YOUR ABSENCE EXCUSED WHEN YOU RETURN TO SCHOOL. 

ALL SENIORS ARE GIVEN THE FOLLOWING DAYS AS EXCUSED ABSENCES :

 2 REGULAR COLLEGE VISITS---ONE RESIDUAL ACT TEST----AND ONE ENROLLMENT DAY---DO NOT WASTE THESE IMPORTANT DAYS .   4 IMPORTANT DAYS TOTAL—ALWAYS GET PROF OF YOUR VISIT AND TOUR FROM THE COLLEGE YOU ARE ATTENDING. 

THIS YEAR THE FAFSA( FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID---OPENS EARLY THIS YEAR---OCTOBER 1.  STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE , AS EARLY AS OCTOBER 1,  STUDENTS WHO WAIT TO APPLY MAY BE LEFT OUT OF THE FREE GRANT MONEY.  PARENTS MAY USE LAST YEARS TAX INFORMATION TO COMPLETE THE FAFSA APPLICATION.  DO NOT WAIT---COLLEGES WILL USE THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THE APPLICATION VERY EARLY THIS YEAR.  

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SENIORS , BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE OKLAHOMA  DEPTARTMENT OF  VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES---- MONEY THAT IS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS WITH DISSABILITIES SUCH AS , VISION, ALERGIES, ATHELETIC INJURIES ETC. ANY DISSABILITY THAT WOULD INTERFER WITH A PERSON’S ABILITY TO WORK. THE OFFICE IS LOCATED IN MCALESTER. CALL 918-302-4200. 321 South 3rd Street McAlester Ok—suite 2 THE REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE INVITED TO OUR SCHOOL TO VISIT WITH OUR SENIOR CLASS. 

 

  National Honor Society school Affiliation Number is 00020909

Dear Charles,

There is approximately $185 billion in college financial aid available, according to the College Board. How does a student or parent know where to begin in maximizing opportunities to secure dollars and pursue higher education?

OUR STUDENTS 10-12, WITH A CUMMULATIVE GRADE POINT AVERAGE OF 3.7,  ARE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY.  

 

 
 

TRY THIS WEBSITEwww.finaid.org    for scholarships, Information on filling out the FAFSA, loans, savings, military aid, other typers of aid and more.  

FAFSA----FAFSA----FAFSA----FAFSA----APPLY EARLY IN OCTOBER- THE APPLICATION OPENS OCTOBER 1 EACH YEAR FROM NOW ON--DO NOT PUT THIS OFF.  NEED HELP? SEE MR. EVERETT. 

TIME TO APPLY FOR THE FAFSA.  ALL STUDENTS SHOULD APPLY.  SEE (FINANCIAL AID FOR MORE INFORMATION  APPLY ONLINE AT www.fafsa.ed.gov MANY OPPORTUNITIES WILL BECOME AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS WHO APPLY ei WORK STUDY, NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS MUST APPLY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE TRIBAL FINANCIAL AID. THIS IS GRANT MONEY THAT A STUDENT WILL NEVER HAVE TO PAY BACK.

STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE THE FAFSA BY MARCH 1 TO QUALIFY FOR THE OKLAHOMA TUITION AID GRANT. 

Halito (Hello)!

I hope you are all doing well and that 2016 is off to a fantastic start!

First of all, we have attached a document with information about scholarships from the Chahta Foundation and Choctaw Nation Career Development.  These scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,000.  The school where the scholarship recipients attend will also receive a 50” flat screen TV!  The second page of the document includes information for successfully completing the scholarship applications.

CHECK OUT THESE SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH WEBSITES, sent to my by the Oklahoma  Department of Career Tech.

SCHOLARSHIPS AMERICA

myscholly.com( a one time fee of 2.99 is necessary).

Also try this website---this was advertised on Fox News some time ago----scholaroo.com

Practice Test questions ACT---http://www.act.org/standard/instruct/index.html

ARE YOU UNDECIDED ABOUT YOUR CAREER CHOICE ?

WANT AN EXCELLENT CAREER SEARCH VEHICLE ?  Go to Oklahoma's new website---www.okcareerguide.org  (NO LOG IN USER OR PASSWORD IS NECESSARY). 

 

OKLAHOMA UNIVERSITY, NORMAN OK--NEW DEADLINES---APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR ADMISSION AND SCHOLARSHIPS--- THE FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR FRESHMAN ADMISSION IS FEBRUARY 1, 2016.

SENIORS AT SAVANNA HIGH SCHOOL ARE ALLOWED: TWO COLLEGE VIISTS---ONE ENROLLMENT DAY---ONE RESIDUAL TEST DAY---SIGN UP FOR THESE VISITS IN MR. EVERETT'S OFFICE AND NOTIFY MRS. REEDER. 

SENIORS CHECK YOUR GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS.  VISIT WITH MR. EVERETT IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.  EVERY YEAR WE HAVE SENIORS WHO DO NOT GET A DIPLOMA. 


 

SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY--HEATH CAREERS offered. : Athletic training, Biology, Chemistry, Health Care Administration, Health Information Management, Health Sciences, Kinesiology/ Exercise Science, Medical Laboratory Technician, Music Therapy, Nursing, Occupational Therapy assistant, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Pre-Professional Areas ( Pre-Med, Pre- Dental, Pre-Optometry, etc.)call 580-774-3782 with any questions.

 

 

BE CERTAIN TO CHECK OUT "COLLEGE PLANING CHECKLIST"---GREAT INFORMATION FOR YOU AND YOUR PARENTS.

OCTOBER 1 YOU CAN APPLY FOR THE FAFSA GRANTS .   GO TO ucango2.org  for step by step instructions for filling out the form. 

APPLY TO THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY OF YOUR CHOICE VERY SOON.  SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES ARE FAST APPROACHING. MOST DEADLINES WILL BE IN FEBRUARY AND MARCH. Honors Programs and President Leadership scholarship deadlines come before regular scholarship deadlines. 

CHECK THIS OUT !!!!

APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO BACONE COLLEGE (muskogee ok )  visit www.bacone.edu, email admissions@bacone.edu or call 918-781-7340--Scholarships available: American Indian Academic--Center for Christian Ministries--academic scholarships--Athletics Scholarship--Presidential Scholarship-degrees offered:

Associate in Applied Science( Radiography---Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Associate of Arts ( American Indian Studies---Christian Ministry--Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies---Arts

Bachelor of Arts( American Indian Studies--Christian Ministry--Criminal Justice Studies--Heath and Physical Education--English--History--Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies- Communication--Arts

Bachelor of Science (Business Administration--Sports Management---Recreation Management---Exercise Science

 

 

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NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY--TAHLEQUAH

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES: 

MARCH 1---GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE---ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ADMITTED PRIOR TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ANY SCHOLARSHIPS.  ALL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS WILL BE AFFECTED BY SEVERAL CRITERIA--AND ESPECIALLY THE ACT TEST SCORES.  THESE SCHOLARSHIPS ARE INCLUDED: COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS,UNIVERSITY SCHOLOARS, VALEDICTORIAN SCHOLARS, GREEN 7 WHITE SCHOLARS AND FRESMEN SCHOLARS.

NORTHEASTERN STACKS OKPROMISE SCHOLARSHIPS ON TOP ALL OTHER REGULAR SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED TO A STUDENT.  THIS MEANS THAT YOUR OKPROMISE MONEY CAN BE USED FOR FEES/BOOKS/ETC...

TOURS CAN BE SCHEDULED  M-W-F- 2:00 AND TUES-THURS- 11:00 AM OR 2:00 PM

STUDENTS ARE REMINDED THAT THERE IS A CHANGE WITH THE FAFSA(FREE GRANT MONEY)-THIS YEAR --THE 4 DIDGIT PIN THAT HAS BEEN USED WILL BE REPLACED BY THE FSA-ID NUMBERSTUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO GET THIS FSA-ID NUMBER NOW-- THOSE STUDENTS WHO ALREADY HAVE A PIN NUMBER (ALL DATA CAN BE TRANSFERED TO THE FSA-ID NUMBER).

STUDENTS APPLYING TO NORTHEASTERN (WHEN FILLING OUT APPLICATIONS ) ARE ENCOURAGED TO CHECK TO MAKE CERTAIN THOSE INDIVIDUALS CHOSEN FOR RECOMMENDATIONS HAVE COMPLETED THEM.  APPLICATION DEADLINES ARE FINAL AND CANNOT BE COMPROMISED---MAKE CERTAIN YOUR APPLICATIONS ARE COMPLETE BEFORE THE DEADLINES FOR ALL SCHOLARSHIPS  IF YOU WANT TO BE CONSIDERED.

NORTHEASTERN IS NUMBER 2 IN THE STATE IN LOWEST TUITION-

IF YOU ARE AN INDIAN STUDENT---MAKE SURE YOU CHECK OUT NORTHEASTERN---CHECK OUT THE INDIAN SCHOLARSHIP CENTER FOR AMERICAN INDIAN STUDENTS .  34.3 % OF TOTAL ENROLLEMNT,( 35% OF UNDERGRADUATE),  STUDENTS WHO ATTEND THE COLLEGE ARE INDIAN STUDENTS.

2,836 STUDENTS ARE AMERICAN INDIAN. THERE MUST BE GOOD REASONS FOR THIS---CHECK IT OUT.

ALSO CHECK OUT THE FINISH IN 4 PROGRAM-SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT NORTHEASTERN---Go2NSU.com or www.nsuok.edu/scholarships . Phone: 918-444-4675 or 800-722-9614

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It's time for another edition of Cowboy Connection from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Oklahoma State.


 

Orange Fridays

OSU's newest event, Orange Friday, gives your students a chance to get all their admission questions answered while enjoying the unique weekend gameday atmosphere! Students will experience an informative Admissions presentation to learn everything they need to know about becoming a future OSU Cowboy before heading out on an hour and a half walking tour of campus and residential life. In the afternoon, there are many opportunities to plan and personalize the day. Options include an academic appointment, scholarships and financial aid presentation, an athletics tour and pre-professional appointments for students who are interested in going to professional school, such as medical school, law school or veterinary medicine. We want to help students make the most of their day on campus!

 


A Reminder About Transcripts

Remember, if you submit your student's transcripts electronically, you do not need to send additional copies through any other means. Learn more about submitting transcripts on our website.


 

 


Kylie Stephens, MSHR

Freshman Admissions Counselor
Office of Admissions
East Central University
(580) 559-5209

East Central University's mission is to foster a learning environment in which students, faculty, staff, and community interact to educate students for life in a rapidly changing and culturally diverse society. Within its service area, East Central Univ