CARS - College Access Resource & Success Center

                                    
 

Dual Credit

Are you interested in taking college classes while in high school?  If so, Mrs. Slatter can help you see if Dual Credit is right for you.   Your first step should be to attend a mandatory orientation session.  This is for those students who are new to the dual credit program.   The student and at least one parent/guardian must attend the event. 

Date                Time                          Location    

04/16/2015     5:30pm         VC Main Campus, Johnson Hall, room 200

06/04/2015     5:30pm         VC Main Campus, Johnson Hall, room 200                                          

07/09/2015     5:30pm        VC Main Campus, Johnson Hall, room 200

                                            
For more information, please visit the Victoria College Dual Credit page or other programs available to our community: http://www.victoriacollege.edu/precollegeprogramsandrecruitment

                                                                

Seniors: Mark your calendars  

April 9th - Herff Jones will be on campus at WEST , during all lunches, to deliver graduation orders                


 

Virtual College Fair

Check out a free, virtual college fair, for the state of TX and surrounding states!  This fair is scheduled for April 6th-11th.  You can log on any time during this week and get information from many colleges.  There is a question and answer section for the students to get answer directly from college reps.  Go to www.collegefairsonline.com and register.   

 


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Do you need to take the TSI for Dual Credit classes?

  We are going to have a special TSI testing session for students wanting to take Dual Credit next year.  We have seats reserved for April 11th and April 18th.   To register for the TSI, click here and when you set up your Appointment Plus account, select VISD Dual Credit.  

Want to learn more about the TSI and what it is?  Click here.                  

          


Scholarships

 ~ Dual Credit and more college information listed below scholarships ~

Scholarships for Texas Residents There are 100s of scholarships to view.  http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/ByState/Texas/-s-s-TX/ Application deadlines vary 

Mary Laughter Frels Scholarship Program Scholarship preference given to students entering the fields of history, teaching, government, social studies, and any people/service oriented field or public service. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Application must be postmarked by April 13, 2015 Scholarship should be mailed to: Jean Shores 629 Brocton Victoria, TX 77904

Dr. Joyce Sloan Master Teacher Scholarship $500 for graduating VISD students participating in at least one Fine Arts program Paper applications are available in the CARS Center or online http://visdfoundation.com/docs/2015_JS.pdf Deadline is April 15, 2015

Juli Klinkerman Master Teacher Scholarship $500 for graduating VISD students who plan to major in Education Paper applications are available in the CARS Center or online http://visdfoundation.com/docs/2015_JK.pdf Deadline is April 15, 2015

Edith Barnhart Master Teacher Scholarship $500 for graduating VISD students with successful completion of at least four Honors/Pre-AP/AP classes. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center or online http://visdfoundation.com/docs/2015_EB.pdf Deadline is April 15, 2015

Bob Moore Honorary Scholarship $500 for graduating VISD students with a demonstrated financial need and plan to attend Victoria College or UH-V. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center or online http://visdfoundation.com/docs/2015_BM.pdf Deadline is April 15, 2015

Gayla Capers Memorial Scholarship for AVID Students $500 for graduating VISD students participating in the AVID Program (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Paper applications are available in the CARS Center or online http://visdfoundation.com/docs/2015_GC.pdf Deadline is April 15, 2015

Dr. Martha A. Zuniga Memorial Scholarship $500 for graduating VISD students who’ve participated in the Bilingual/ESL program Paper applications are available in the CARS Center or online http://visdfoundation.com/docs/2015_MZ.pdf Deadline is April 15, 2015

Athlete of the Year Scholarship $1000 for graduating VISD students who have lettered in a VISD athletic program Paper applications are available in the CARS Center or online http://visdfoundation.com/docs/2015_AOY.pdf Deadline is April 15, 2015
VISD Student Leader Honorary Scholarship $500 for graduating VISD students that served in the Student Leadership program Paper applications are available in the CARS Center or online http://visdfoundation.com/docs/2015_SL.pdf Deadline is April 15, 2015

Alyssa Conchola Memorial Scholarship $750 for graduating VISD students who’ve participated in the Community In Schools program Paper applications are available in the CARS Center or online http://visdfoundation.com/docs/2015_AC.pdf Deadline is April 15, 2015

Harold Cade Honorary Scholarship $500 for graduating VISD students attended Cade Middle for all of 8th grade.  They must have a four year GPA for a 90 or higher and no discipline referrals. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center or online http://www.visdfoundation.com/docs/2015_Cade.pdf Deadline is April 15, 2015

Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship Write an essay to win this scholarship. http://www.mortgagebrokerscoquitlam.com/mortgagebrokerscoquitlam.php Applications are due April 1st

Victoria Texas - A&M Club Have you been accepted to Texas A&M - College Station?  If so, this scholarship is for you!  Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Due date April 3, 2015.

Texas Dove Hunters Association Scholarship Students must be graduating for a Texas high school and pursuing a degree at an accredited university or college.  They must be a hunting enthusiast and support the preservation of hunting and have a valid hunting license. http://texasdovehunters.com/scholarshipprogram Deadline is April 2, 2015

Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship This scholarship is open to all 2014 graduating seniors.  The amount of the scholarship is $1,000 and the student will receive a $500 scholarship for two semesters. http://www.dontmesswithtexas.org/education/scholarship.php Application deadline is April 4, 2015.

Deleon Club of Victoria This scholarship is open to all 2015 graduating seniors.  The amount of the scholarship is $1,000 and the student will receive a $500 scholarship for two semesters. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Applications are due April 10, 2015.

South Texas Farm and Ranch Show Scholarship - Mark & Melvin Scherer Memorial Scholarships For all Victoria county students who are graduating in the top 1/3 of their class and who will be majoring in agricultural area.  The Mark Scherer scholarship is worth $1750 and the Melvin Scherer is worth $1500.  Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 10, 2015

South Texas Farm and Ranch Show Scholarship - Academic Scholarships For all Victoria county students who are graduating in the top 1/3 of their class and who will be majoring in agricultural area.  There are five scholarships in the amount of $1250 each. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 10, 2015

South Texas Farm and Ranch Show Scholarship - Opportunity  Scholarships For all Victoria county students who are graduating in the top 1/2 of their class and who will be majoring in agricultural area.   There are four scholarships in the amount of $1000 each. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 10, 2015

Catholic War Veterans Scholarship The Catholic War Veterans Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to those who seek a greater achievement through higher education.  Open to students who are Catholic and will be attending a college or technical school in the fall. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 11, 2015

Society of Petroleum Engineers Scholarship Applicant must be going into Petroleum engineering or related field.  Must include an official transcript, letter of recommendation, and test scores. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 15, 2014

Lynn Hamm Crow Memorial Scholarship For all students attending college in the fall.  Must have a 2.5 GPA Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 15, 2015
James Bader Scholarship This Texas Public Works Association scholarship honors Mr. James Bader.   Eligible degree areas are Engineering, Public Administration, Chemistry, Biology, Geology, Business Management, Business Finance, Computer Technology and other public service careers.  *Must be the child or grandchild of an American Public Works Association active/former member* Paper applications are available in the CARS Center. Deadline is April 15, 2015

Texas German Society Applicant must be a high school graduate of German heritage from the DeWitt, Calhoun, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio or Victoria county area. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 15, 2015

Victoria County Farm Bureau Scholarship VCRB will award three scholarships to graduating seniors.  Must be a member, or mother/father/guardian,  of the Victoria County Farm Bureau for a least one year prior to the scholarship.  A $2000 scholarship will be awarded to a student who will study agriculture.   There are two, $1000 scholarships based on academics (must have more than an 85 average). Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 17, 2015

2015 WAMHS Rosario Carrizo Education Scholarship Applicant must be a graduating senior in the South Texas area and you must have applied to one college prior to the postmark date on the scholarship. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 17, 2015

Grace Presbyterian Church Scholarship Application Applicant must be a graduating senior in the South Texas area and both need and academic achievement will be considered. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 22, 2015

NEW***     Holy Family Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Council #9088 Scholarship Applicant must be a practicing Catholic who is a graduating high school senior.  Family must be a registered member of Holy Family Catholic Church and you must be attending an accredited college, trade school, or university beginning in the Summer or Fall of 2014 Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline is April 25, 2015

NEW***      David Allan Goehring Memorial Scholarship Scholarship is open to graduating seniors who will attend a two or four year college or technical school. Paper application is available in the CARS Center. Application deadline is April 30, 2015.

NEW***      Victoria Masonic Lodge #40 Scholarship Open to graduating  seniors who plan to attend either Victoria College or the University of Houston - Victoria. Paper application is available in the CARS Center. Application deadline is April 30, 2015.

The Minute Maid Grand Slam For Youth Baseball Scholarship Available online to anyone that has participated in any kind of organized youth baseball or softball program.  You are not eligible if you have been recruited as a prospective college student athlete.  Application is online also requires two recommendations to be sent.   http://www.grandslamforyouth.com/pdf/MMGSFYB_Scholarship_Application.pdf Deadline for application packet must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, May 6, 2015. 

NEW***      Interplast Group World of Plastics For students whose parents work at Interplast in Lolita, TX. Paper applications are available in the CARS Center Deadline: May 8, 2015 


Wells Fargo - CollegeSTEPS Whether you're planning for college or already there, sign up for the CollegeSTEPS Program today and get tools, tips, and a chance to win $1,000. http://ebm.collegesteps.wellsfargoemail.com/r/regf2?a=0&aid=2092274041&n=1 Four drawings will take place -  May 15 & August 28


TILF—Texas Interscholastic League Foundation – Scholarship Opportunities For participants in the UIL Academic State Meet & Outstanding TSSEC Soloists. Must have competed at the UIL Academic State Meet any year of their high school career (CX debaters must have advanced to the second day of competition) OR must be a TSSEC Outstanding Soloist OR must be a state finalist in the Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition or the Latino History Essay Competition www.tilf.uiltexas.org Complete the online application between March 1 and May 31, 2015


Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program This will be $1,000 scholarship awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. If possible, please include a reference to our scholarship program on your scholarship page. http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program Applications are due June 1st.


Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit this link http://www.fashion-schools.org/and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page. http://www.fashion-schools.org/ The deadline for this application is June 1, 2015.
 


                                                                                                                
                                                            

 
                                
                                    
Pre-College Advisor 

                                                       

      Ann Slatter                                 

361-788-2830 ext. 39150  (WEST)            

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