Senior Announcements

 
Welcome to the RHS Senior Class Announcements.   This site is updated frequently with school announcements, college information, and scholarship opportunities for our senior students and their parents.
 
Important Dates:
September 7th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm - RHS College Fair in the Cafeteria
September 27th - ACT for seniors on campus (no cost)
Oct. 19th - Bruckner's Photography - senior portrait retakes 
 
Scholarship Information:
 
Elvis Presley Fan Club Scholarship (information available in Student Services)
Horatio Algers Scholarship (information available in Student Services)
HOPE Scholarship - www.riseupms.com
www.get2college.org - (scholarship information, ACT workshops, ect.)
www.fastweb.com 
 
Click Here for a look at opportunities at Get 2 Collge (ESF).
 
FAFSA opens October 1, 2016--NEW THIS YEAR
*New this year as well--a student must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for Federal Aid.
 
State Scholarships open October 1, 2016:  
1-MTAG--Click Here for requirements
2-MESG--Click Here for requirements 
3-HOPE Scholarship--www.riseupms.com
*New this year--a student must be enrolled in 15 credit hours to receive State Aid. 
 
Priority Deadline is December 1, 2016 for MOST universities and colleges in Mississippi.  Remember, you must first apply for admission before applying for scholarship to a particular college or university. 
 
Scholarships available:
Click Here for information on the Coca Cola Scholarship and many others.
Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP)@ MSU
 
 
Additional Free Scholarship Search Engines:
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search
http://www.colelegescholorships.org/scholarships/
https://www.meritaid.com 
https://scholarships.uncf.org
http://www.blackexel.org
http://http://www.questbridgeorg/for-students/ncm-scholarship-details
https://www/inogo.com/scholarships
 
Mississippi Association of Supervisors County Employee Scholarship:  $500 scholarship given to two seniors from each county who have a family member that works for the county.  Applications available in Student Services. 
 
 
The 6 Scholarship Programs below are currently accepting applications
between Oct. 11, 2016 and December 31, 2016.  Please read the application
instructions on the website thoroughly before applying.
1. NRA Scholarship - December 31, 2016 (4 Awards - $1,000)
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2. Andrew Flushe Scholarship - November 30, 2016 (2 Awards - $500)
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3. Caption Scholarship - November 30, 2016 (1 Award - $500)
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4. Zumper Apartments Scholarship - November 15, 2016 (2 Awards - $1,000)
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5. SP Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (10 Awards - $10,000)
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6. VIP Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (1 Award - $5,000)
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The 12 Scholarships below are currently accepting applications.  Please
read the eligibility and application instructions on the website
carefully before applying.
1. Coca-Cola Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (1400 Awards - $20,000)
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2. Carid Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (2 Awards - $1,000)
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3. Horatio Alger Scholarship - October 25, 2016 (106 Awards - $25,000)
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Additional scholarship information:

1. Student Photography Scholarships - November 15, 2016 (500 Awards -
$50,000)
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2. Elks Most Valuable Student Competition - November 30, 2016 (2 Awards -
$500)
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3. Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers - December 1, 2016 (5
Awards - $2,000)
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4. National Space Club Scholarship - December 2, 2016 (1 Award - $10,000)
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Featured Scholarships:
5. SP Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (10 Awards - $10,000)
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6. YDI Scholarship - October 29, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
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7. VIP Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (1 Award - $5,000)
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The Metro Legal Professionals Association will award one $500 scholarship to an

applicant currently enrolled or a high school senior planning to enroll in a legal

services course of study. Applications must be submitted no later than December

31, 2016 to be considered. To receive your application packet, click 

 
 
 Youth Noise Scholarship Program - November 21, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
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2. DISH Promotions Scholarship - November 30, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
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3. Andrew Flusche Scholarship - November 30, 2016 (1 Award - $500)
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4. Get-Frontier Scholarship - November 30, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
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Featured Scholarships:
5. SP Scholarship - November 30, 2016 (10 Awards - $10,000)
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6. VIP Scholarship - November 30, 2016 (1 Award - $5,000)
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7. YDI Scholarship - November 29, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
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Scholarship Opportunity:
 
http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/opportunity-scholarship/
 
 
 
 GRA NIGHT UPDATE:
  • Senior Parent "Grad Night" meeting on December 1st in the RHS Cafeteria beginning at 6:30pm.  No students are allowed to attend. 
  • Senior Parents join the private RHS Class of 2017 facebook page to stay informed on Grad Night Festivities and deadlines. 
 
American Association of Blacks In Energy Scholarship  applications are available in the counselor's office.  Seniors interested should come by Student Services and pick up the applications.  Deadline for submitting applications is February 3, 2017.  You can also click HERE to download the application.
 
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