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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship - application deadline Feb. 1, 2021

The Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship application is now available!
It provides four-year scholarships of $30,000 and extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, to highly motivated African American students who have maintained a 98 percent college graduation rate. 
The application closes at 5 p.m. ET on Feb. 1, 2021.

Ron Brown Scholar Program - application deadline Jan. 9, 2021

The Ron Brown Scholar Program is increasing the number of scholarship awards by 25 to include between 45 and 50 new Ron Brown Scholars for the entering class of 2021. We're excited to share this news with you and hope you'll encourage talented young African-American students to apply to the Ron Brown Scholar Program this year.
In addition to the new scholarships, we will as always continue the Ron Brown Captain's Program which includes the top students applying regardless of income to be included in our cohort and to be part of our Leaders Network (which is a program created to assist talented young people with finding internships while in college). No additional application is required for consideration to this program. Information about our three signature programs is attached below.  
A few things to note for this years' process, due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
While our preference is to receive applications by mail (Ron Brown Scholar Program, 485 Hillsdale Drive, Suite 206, Charlottesville, VA 22901), if students are having any difficulty submitting their applications, they may be submitted by email to:  [email protected]
Recommendation letters may also be submitted by email to [email protected] without penalty if they cannot be included with the student materials. Transcripts and recommendations given to students in sealed envelopes for inclusion with their materials is acceptable.  
If a student did not take the SAT or ACT last spring, they will not be penalized. If a student did take the standardized tests, we ask that they submit those scores on page 1 of the application.
Our final application deadline is a postmarked deadline of Jan. 9, 2021.
Semifinalists will be notified in mid-February.  
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Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship available

There is a scholarship opportunity for female students at Thomasville High School. Life Reimagined Ventures is a company dedicated to empowering 10 million people to live a more fulfilling life.

Each year, they award $500 in scholarships to high-achieving, high school women who aspire to use a career in technology to change the world. 

They created the Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship because we believe that it’s critical that women be at the forefront of our tech-driven world. The scholarship is designed to empower and inspire the next generation of extraordinary women leaders.

You can find more information about our scholarship award here: https://calvinrosser.com/scholarships/women-in-technology

Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship available

Alabama Home Builders Foundation Scholarship is for students who are interested in pursuing an education in the residential building trades in the state of Alabama. Students that might be interested can learn more through here.

Try Zippia job research site

THS Seniors: Zippia is a job research site which has a lot of career pathway information. Thomasville High School students can apply for Zippia's Annual "Dream Job" Scholarship at: https://www.zippia.com/research/scholarship/

Welcome To the Counselor's Corner

The guidance and counseling program of the Thomasville City Schools is designed to provide a sequential program in guidance and counseling to all students in grades k-12. The purpose of the program is to ensure an essential service to all students in developing/remediating skills in the areas of personal/social growth, educational planning, and career/vocational development.

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