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.
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
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.)
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
*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.
Click Here for information on the Coca Cola Scholarship and many others.
Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program (METP)@ MSU
Additional Free Scholarship Search Engines:
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)
2. Andrew Flushe Scholarship - November 30, 2016 (2 Awards - $500)
3. Caption Scholarship - November 30, 2016 (1 Award - $500)
4. Zumper Apartments Scholarship - November 15, 2016 (2 Awards - $1,000)
5. SP Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (10 Awards - $10,000)
6. VIP Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (1 Award - $5,000)
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)
2. Carid Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (2 Awards - $1,000)
3. Horatio Alger Scholarship - October 25, 2016 (106 Awards - $25,000)
Additional scholarship information:
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
The National Housing Endowment (NHE)
Building upon the proud history of NAHB's wide range of support for construction education, the National Housing Endowment, Home Builders Institute (HBI), and state and local home builders associations (HBAs) continue to find avenues to educate students on the many opportunities a career in construction offers.
Application Deadline: March 26, 2017
For more information about each scholarship, please visit the pages for each program.
Herman J. Smith Scholarship
This scholarship was created to honor Herman J. Smith and his lifelong commitment to the housing industry and the education of future generations of home builders.
Pulte Group Build Your Future Scholarship Program
Pulte Group established the Pulte Group/National Housing Endowment Build Your Future Scholarship in 1999. These scholarships provide tuition assistance to undergraduate students pursuing careers in the building industry.
Lee S. Evans Scholarship
Mr. Evans, an educator and consultant, has taught thousands of builders how to better manage their businesses. The Evans' endowed gift, along with the generous contributions of many of Mr. Evans' friends, colleagues and former students, created the scholarship fund to assist in addressing the pressing need for educating and training construction managers in the residential building industry.
NAHB Professional Women in Building Strategies for Success Scholarship
This scholarship fund encourages students to further their education in housing industry-related programs.
Houzz Scholarship Program
Houzz is excited to announce the new Houzz Scholarship Program! Their goal is to support the next generation of students studying architecture, interior design, landscape architecture and construction management. We are looking for the best, brightest, and most innovative students in residential design and construction.
Application Deadline: June 30th, 2017
Houzz will award four $2,500 scholarships in the following categories:
High school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students 17 years of age or older are invited to apply at houzz.com/scholarships. In addition to submitting a brief essay on their design and architecture influences, students are invited to create a Houzz professional student profile, where they can showcase their portfolio of work and network with more than a million professionals around the world.