Congratulations to who scored a on the ACT. is now eligible for the State of Missouri's Bright Flight Program. She qualifies for a $3,000 scholarship renewable for 4 years through this program. Way to go!
For more information about when universities or colleges are visiting NHHS please contact Mr. Peirick. These are excellent opportunities to ask questions of college reps about their campus. If your child is thinking about college they should come and meet with the reps.
Southeast Missouri State University - Monday, Feb. 6th @1:00 - Mr. Peirick's office
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*Scholarships Now Available*
(All scholarships have different requirements. I will list the main requirements, but it is up to the
student/parents to determine their eligibility for each scholarship) Pick up scholarships from Mr. Peirick or click on the links provided.
Healthcare Scholarship - Due Dec. 31, 2016
$500 scholarship - Application can be found online at https://www.medicalassistantdegrees.net/scholarship/ Application is due Dec. 31, 2016.
Varsity Tutors Essay Scholarship - Monthly winners
Medical Assistant Scholarships
Patriot Guard Riders of Missouri Scholarship
We are offering this scholarship to one deserving Missouri student who qualifies within the following categories:
(1) A son or daughter of one who has given their life in the line of duty, including both military and first responder (police/fire).
(2) A son or daughter of an honorably discharged veteran who has passed after their term of service.
(3) A son or daughter of a veteran or first responder disabled in the line of duty to the extent that providing an advanced education cannot be easily realized.
Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due to address on application by April 1, 2017.
$2,000 Scholarship available at the following link
Be sure to read the rules and follow all directions.
Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship - Due Feb. 28, 2017
$1,000 scholarship http://www.parentinn.com/scholarship
Missouri Gaming Association Project 21 Scholarship - Due March 1, 2017
2 - $1,500 & 4 - $1,000 scholarships - The Project 21 Scholarship Program provides Missouri students an opportunity to disseminate their message by writing an article or creating a poster or video addressing the issue of underage gambling. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick or check your email. I sent an email to each senior that has a copy of the application attached. Must be received by March 1, 2017.
Callaway Energy Center's Women In Nuclear (WIN) Chapter Scholarship - Due March 10, 2017
(2) $1,000 scholarships - Applicant must be a male or female pursuing a career in electrical, gas, or nuclear power generation including engineering programs in electrical, mechanical, civil, nuclear, computer science, or administrative assistant programs or programs in business or technical schools. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due March 10, 2017.
National Defense Transportation Association Scholarship - Due March 1, 2017
(2) $4,000 & (2) $2500 scholarships - All students may apply, but preference will be given to those students pursuing degrees in Business, Transportation Logistics, & Physical Distribution. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2017.
Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributors Scholarship - Due March 1, 2017
Applicant must be pursuing a degree in Heavy Equipment or Diesel Engine Repair. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due March 1, 2017.
American Legion Department of Missouri Scholarships - Due April 20, 2017
Several different scholarships are available for different degree interests. All applications have the requirement that the applicant must be a child, grandchild, or great grandchild of a veteran. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Applications are due April 20, 2017.
Delta Kappa Gamma Alpha Theta Chapter Scholarship - Due February 24, 2017
$500 Scholarship - Applicant must be female and entering the field of elementary or secondary education after high school. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due to address on application by February 24, 2017.
MFA Scholarship - Due March 15, 2017
$2,000 Scholarship - Anyone can apply. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due to Mr. Peirick by March 15, 2017.
Missouri Association Mutual Insurance Companies Scholarship - Due Feb.28, 2017
(Boeuf & Berger Scholarship)
$1,000 scholarship - anyone can apply. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due to address on application by Feb. 28, 2017.
Ty Quick Memorial Scholarship - Due April 1, 2107
$1,000 scholarship - Applicant must have participated in 2 full seasons of a sport.(baseball, basketball, softball, track, cross country, volleyball, or cheerleading) Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due to address on application by April 1, 2017.
Bourbeuse River Operation Clean Stream Scholarship - Due April 30, 2017
$250 scholarships - Applicant must have participated and have an interest in projects benefitting the environment. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due April 30, 2017 to address on application.
People's Savings Bank Scholarship - Due April 15, 2107
$1,000 scholarship - Applicant must have a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due to address on application by April 15, 2017
Franklin County Bar Association Scholarship - Due April 6, 2017
(4) $500 scholarship - All degree seeking students can apply. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick.
Applications are due to the email address on application by April 6, 2017.
Harold & Agnes Meyer Family Scholarship - Due March 15, 2017
$1,000 scholarship - Applicant must attend Mizzou next fall. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due to Mr. Peirick by March 15, 2017.
Missouri Association of Rural Education Scholarship - Due March 10, 2017
(10) $500 scholarships - Must be going into education and willing to teach in a rural district. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due to address on application by March 10, 2017.
Franklin County Cattlemen's Scholarship - Due April 1, 2017
Applicant or applicant's parents or grandparents must be current members of the Missouri Cattlemen's Association and actively participating in the organization for two years prior to the application deadline. Pick up application from Mr. Peirick. Application is due to address on application by April 1, 2017.
Missouri Insurance Education Foundation Scholarship for High School Seniors - Due March 31, 2017
The MIEF provides scholarships for four (4) Missouri high school graduating seniors interested in or intending to pursue an insurance, risk management or actuarial science course of study in a Missouri college or university. Please visit www.mief.org for more information. Application is due March 31, 2017