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Scholarship deadlines nearing

Deadlines for many scholarships available for Rockdale High School students are looming, some as soon as this week.

Dorothy Wright, counselor, should be contacted for more information. She listed scholarships, qualifications and deadlines as follows:

• Abbott & Fenner Buisness, www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships, business major, June 15.

• ACT High School Poster Contest, www.actstudent.org/postercontest, design a poster from your perspective encouraging studetns to attend colege and take the ACT as their college entrance exam, Jan. 28.

• Alcoa, child of Alcoa employee, Jan. 18.

• Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Journalism Conference, www.freespirit.org, juniors with a passion for journalism, Feb. 15.

• Area Go Texasn Scholarship, senior, top one-third of class, ACT score of 19 or greater, SAT score of 1350 or greater, Jan. 19.

• AXA Achevement Community Scholarship, outstanding achievement in school, community and work, Feb. 1.

• Bartlett Electric Cooperative Lawrence Karl Memorial, parent who is a Bartlett Electric Co-Op member, at least a 90 overall average, April 4.

• Best Buy, www.bestbuy-community relations.com, grades 9-12, community service, work experience, grades.

• Central Texas Branch of American Public Works Association, reside in Central Texsa branch boundary, at least 3.0 GPA, Jan. 31.

• Charles, Lela and Mary Slough Foundation Scholarship, financial need, essay, March 29.

• Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Power of Life Creative Scholarship, create a project/presentation to educate/inspire others, March 1.

• Rockdale Rotary Club Academic, child of club member, college/university, at least a 3.0 GPA, April 13.

• Rockdale Rotary Club Vocational/ Technical, child of club member, vocational/technical school, at least an 80 overall average, April 13.

• San Houston State University Smith-Hutson Scholarship, buisness major, highly competitive, at least a 2.5 GPA, March 9.

• TxDOT Conditional Grant Program, www.TxDOT.gov/careers, engineering major, financial need, agre to work for TxDOT for two years, March 1.

• Texas Lyceum Leadership Award, leadership in school and community, at least 3.5 GPA, attending Texas college/university, Feb. 15.


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