This is a six week summer college prepatory program for rural and Alaska Native college bound high school juniors and seniors. Selected students will earn 8-10 college credits at no cost. You must have a 3.0 GPA or higher to apply. This is a tremendous opportunity! Click here for more information. Due March 1st.
The PSAT is coming up on Wednesday, October 16th. Information about the test can be found by clicking here. It is important to take as a junior as your scores are entered in the National Merit Scholarship competition.
Note that you must arrive at school by 8 am as we need to start the test shortly thereafter. Be sure to bring your calculator! Register by paying $14 at your school office.
Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors may enroll in SCAD Summer Seminars, a program designed to facilitate students' exploration of a variety of creative disciplines across the SCAD curriculum. These workshops are available to residential or commuting students and offer opportunities to meet other talented teens from around the world and experience a taste of university life under the guidance of SCAD professors and graduate students. Click here for more information. Due March 1 for scholarhsips; May 1 for application.
This program gives rising juniors and seniors (next year) an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university. Students may enroll in classes, earn college credit, and explore topics with professors who are the leading experts in their fields. Click here for more information.
The Rural Alaska Honors Institute (RAHI) is a six-week summer bridging program that assists students in making the academic and social transition between high school and college. RAHI is for college-bound juniors and seniors who are willing to work hard and learn first-hand what it takes to succeed in college. Dates are May 28-July 12. Click here for more information. Deadline is March 1st.
Students come from all over Alaska. Here are the minimum requirements:
Juniors-Spring is a great time to take the ACT and SAT. Seniors-remember that to qualify for the Alaska Performance Scholarship, you must have a qualifying ACT or SAT score. Click here to register online for the ACT. Click here to register online for the SAT.
Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Test Location Test Center Code
April 13 March 8 March 9-22 Kenny Lake 223160
May 4 April 5 Due April 19 Glennallen 02165
For both the SAT and ACT, you will need your school code: Glennallen (020-039); KL (020-016)
Students planning to attend a public university or training program in AK may be eligible for an Alaska Performance Scholarship, worth up to $4,755 per year, depending on the courses you have taken, your test scores, and overall GPA! For more information about your eligibility, visit the APS website or check with Mr. Lorence.
If you're a junior planning to pursue additional training after high school (either four-year college, two-year program, apprenticeship, or certification training), NOW is the time to be previewing scholarships and programs that will be available during your senior year. Once a month or so, you should take some time to check out the scholarship listings on the "Seniors" page...just so you know what to expect next year. If you have questions about how to prepare for your anticipated career or college experience, see Mr. Lorence.