Colleges want the SAT in October or November in order to receive them in time to include them in your file. They will take the December test, but, you should pay the extra and rush them. Remember, the UC requires both the SAT I (Reasoning) and the SAT II (Subject). If you have any questions see your GLC.
Letters of recommendation Your GLC’s and teachers will be writing many letters of recommendation. For those who need them for the private schools, got to www.dbhs.org,glc,c;ass pf 2011 and open up the “senior profile” file and complete. In addition, read the link relating to private applications for a step-by-step procedure. The sooner you get your reques in, the more time they will have in wiring you an outstanding letter. The ABSOLUTE deadline is October 29th, but you should get them in as soon as possible.
Scholarships are always posted outside of Mr. Ozaki’s office in D building, in the
Scholarship Applications are available in Mr. Ozaki’s office and in the
This section will be for highlighting the CLASS OF 2011 student achievements. Please let Mr. Goode, Mrs. Burns or Mrs. Taylor in the Guidance Office know if you have won a scholarship, an award or any other honor. We’d like to share your accomplishment with your classmates and teachers.
Dare to Dream Scholarship
Two scholarships are being sponsored by Comcast. This is a very open competition that invites creativity. They want you to communicate how you will change the world. It canbe through an essay, video, audio, artwork, etc. The entry form is a DreamersChallenge.org. Two $5,000 scholarships will be awarded. Deadline is October 15th.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
This award is to recognize students who have demonstrated exceptional citizenship through exemplary, self-initiated community service/ volunteer work. Examples might be working with the disabled or with the elderly. The activity must be either self initiated or the individual must demonstrate exceptional leadership in group activities. Only one student may be nominated from DBHS. $1,000. Go on line to www.prudential.com/spirit . Print out the application and turn it in to Mr. Ozaki by October 22nd.
QuestBridge is a National college Match program which assists outstanding low-income students in gaining admission and full four-year scholarships to leading colleges such at MIT,
Wendy’s High School Heisman Award
This awards student-athletes who excel in academics, athletics and student leadership. Must have a 3.0 GPA and be participating in at least one high school sport. Apply online at www.wendysheisman.com. After you have finished your application you have to have your GLC check it and sign off on it. The first 41,000 applicants will receive Wendy’s Gift Certificates worth $5 to $50. State Winners receive $1,000. Deadline is October 1st.
Oh, the Places You’ll Go! College Scholarship
This college scholarship recognizes a senior who understands and values the limitless possibilities that education can offer. This sounds like an essay is involved, but it doesn’t state. $5,000. Deadline is February 15th
Letters of recommendation Your GLC’s and teachers will be writing many letters of recommendation. For those who need them for the private schools, pick up one from Mrs. Taylor in Guidance Office or from your GLC. The sooner you get your requests in, the more time they will have in writing you an outstanding letter. The ABSOLUTE deadline is October 30th, but you should get them in as soon as possible