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FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION
PHEAA GRANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
An updated application process, homeschooler friendly, and specific to the supervisor (parent) issued diploma is available here. For more information, please visit https://phea.net/
SAT TEST DATES – 2017 and 2018
March 10 – Online Registration Deadline: February 9; Late Registration Deadline: February 28
May 5 – Online Registration Deadline: April 6; Late Registration Deadline: April 25
June 2 – Online Registration Deadline: May 3; Late Registration Deadline: May 23
Register at sat.org/register
COLLEGE INFORMATION AND EVENTS
George Washington University is offering a variety of Pre-College programs, including College Intensive (credit) and Summer Immersion (noncredit) programs. There are multiple areas of study, as well as 2 to 6 week sessions. Scholarship Program deadline is March 1. College Intensive and/or Summer Immersion deadline is May 1. For more information and details, please visit precollege.gwu.edu
Millersville University is offering a number of events to showcase their music programs:
- Shadow Days: Hear from music experts; attend classes, rehearsals, and info sessions; get advice on how to prepare for an audition. Thursday, February 15, 2018. Register online at millersville.edu/music-audition
Kutztown University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, is hosting an Open House on February 21, 2018. Learn about programs, meet faculty and students, tour facilities, talk with Admissions and Financial Aid staff. Register online at www.kutztown.edu/visit.
Would your student like to explore their career opportunities in a favorite subject? Messiah College offers a variety of summer academic camps where your student can do just that. The School of Business, Education and Social Sciences will offer 5 camps in June: Sustainability Camp, Know the FACS Camp, Psychology Camp, Biz Academy and Teach U. For more information visit www.messiah.edu/camps
The University of Valley Forge has an Early Start / dual credit program where teens can earn college credits at a reduced price while still in high school. For more information, please visit http://www.valleyforge.edu/academics/early-start.
Messiah College has the following events and opportunities available to 9th-12th grade students:
Academic Summer Camps – Messiah offers 13 academic and arts camps during the summer, plus a number of athletic camps! More information is available at www.messiah.edu/camps
A Professor’s Perspective – This is a guest speaker program through the School of Business, Education, & Social Sciences that covers a wide range of topics from the fields of Business, Education, Human Development and Family Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice. More information is available here.
The Johnson Scholars Program at Santa Clara University supports exceptionally talented students with impressive leadership potential. Johnson Scholars receive a merit scholarship covering full tuition during the academic year and eligibility for additional costs of attendance such as standard room and board fees and other customary expenses. The award is renewable annually for up to four years. For more information, please visit www.scu.edu or email@example.com.
Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts offers BFA in Theatrical Production Arts (Design or Technology) and BFA in Acting or Musical Theatre. For more information, visit the Department website, www.ithaca.edu/hs/depts/theatre, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 607-274-3345.