Lyndon Institute
An independent day and boarding school for grades 9 - 12 located in northeastern Vermont

Red Cross Lifeguard Class - American Red Cross -
Register now to become a Lifeguard.  - A Red Cross Lifeguard Class will be held at St. Johnsbury Academy, St. Johnsbury, Vermont at the St. Johnsbury Academy Pool - February 27th, 28th & March 1.  The cost will be $300.00.  This is a required class-and certification- if you want to work at Powers Park, Kiwanis Pool or Lyndon State College.  Certification is for (2) years. There will be another class in May if you can't make this class.  Please contact slazerick@stjacademy.org or call (802) 751-2423.  

The Governor's Institutes of Vermont Summer Programs -
The Governor's Institutes of Vermont Summer Programs are now open to apply.  The programs that are available are Arts, Young Writer's, Current Issue's & Youth Activism, Engineering, Astronomy, Entrepreneurship, Mathematical Sciences, Information Technology and Digital Media, Environmental Science & Technology, Asian Cultures, and Architecture, Design & Building,  If you are interested in any of these programs please come and see Mrs. Potter in the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) for more information, now is the time to apply as they fill quickly so don't wait.   Deadline:  March 15, 2017

Northwoods Stewardship Center -
A Northwoods representative will be coming to speak about hiring for summer in the Northern Forest and need to hire some Conservation Corps Crew Members.  You must be 15-18 years old.  The representative will be coming on Tuesday, March 21st after school and will meet with anyone who is interested in the bottom of the MAC.  If interested please come and see Mrs. Baillargeon in the Career and College Counseling Center to sign-up for the meeting and to obtain an information pamphlet.   

VSAC - College Pathways 2017 - Free College Planning Event - Dates:  
March 18th - Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT, April 1st - Castleton University, Castleton, VT and April 29th - Johnson State College, Johnson, VT.  The workshops include: applying to colleges, step by step, your college search - what to consider & tools to use, tackling the college admissions essay, strategies for the SAT/ACT, and financial aid and college costs and more.   Register at www.vsac.org/CP17.

Medquest 2017 - Health Careers Exploration Week - June 25-June 30, 2017 - This is at Johnson State College in Johnson, Vermont.  This is a week-long residential program for 10th grade high school students from northeastern and central Vermont.  You will explore different careers in health care, gain exposure to professional work environments, build skills and resources for health career pathways and experience residential life on a college campus.  Go to www.nevahec.org for more information and to obtain the online application form, confidential student reference form, and instructions.  Deadline:  March 1, 2017.

Santa's Village -  Summer Job Opportunities -
If you are interested in working for Santa's Village this summer, please come to the Career and College Counseling Center, lower level of the MAC, see Mrs. Baillargeon to obtain an application.  It is your responsibility to get your application to Santa's Village.  

Vermont Tech Summer Camps -
Registration is now open.  Rosie's Girls STEM Leadership Camps: June 19-23 or July 10-14 - These are overnight camps for girls entering 9th & 10th grades with follow-on mentor-ships held at the Randolph Center Campus, Deadline:  April 12, 2017, Coder Camp for Girls: July 17-21 - This is a day camp for girls entering 8th - 10th grades and mentor-ships and gives them an opportunity to translate their creativity into a computer program using SCRATCH and is held at the Williston Campus, & AeroCamp: July 24-28 - This is a day camp for boys & girls between the ages of 12-18 who are given the opportunity to explore the world of aviation and aerospace and is held at the Williston Campus. Deadline: June 1, 2017.  Go to http://www.vtc.edu/academics/summer-courses for more information and to register.  

Governor's Institutes of America Entrepreneurship: June 24-30 - This is an overnight residential Institute for students entering 10th-12th grades held at the Vermont Tech Randolph Center Campus.  Bring your ideas, passion and curiosity about business, get guidance of proven entrepreneurs and experts plus a network of peers to guide you in owning your own business.  Go to http://www.giv.org/specialtopics/entrepreneurship for more information and to apply. 

Young American Patriotic Art Contest - VFW Auxiliary
: This contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth.  You are eligible to apply if you are in grade 9-12 and are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States.  You must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.  Go to https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest for more information.  Click on the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards picture to the right to get your application and requirements.  Deadline:  March 31, 2017.

Hampshire College, Amherst, MA - College Summer Programs - June 5 - 30 2017 - Hampshire College summer academic programs are designed to reflect their academic philosophy of linking critical engagement to experience-based education.  The programs are open to high school seniors graduating in spring 2017, current college students, graduates, post-B.A.s, and professionals.  Go to https://www.hampshire.edu/summer-programs/summer-academic-programs for more information and how to apply.  Deadline:  March 31, 2017 (priority deadline for all completed and submitted applications to receive a 10% tuition discount). 

The American Legion Law Cadet Training Program - June 18 through June 23, 2017 -
The purpose of The Cadet Training Program is to help young people gain knowledge regarding training and responsibilities of Law Enforcement Officers.  This will help young people to better understand and respect and appreciate law enforcement officials at all levels. You must be currently a Junior or Senior in high school and a minimum age of 16 years.  For more information and to obtain the application form come to the Career and College Counseling Center, middle floor of the library (MAC) and see Mrs. Baillargeon.  Deadline to apply:  April 15, 2017.

Northeast Kingdom College Fair 2017 - Tuesday, April 4th from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm -
This is held in the Stannard Gymnasium at Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, Vermont.  Just putting out an early reminder of this fair. Transportation will not be provided.  Over 100 colleges from across New England and the United States will be there. You can come to the Career and College Counseling Center, mid floor of the MAC and see Mrs. Baillargeon to obtain a list of the colleges.  So mark your calendar now and don't forget!  This is a great opportunity to speak with a college representative.

2017 Champlain College Young Writers' Conference - The conference will be held May 26-28th at Champlain College.  This is a residential writer's weekend specifically for high school students at Champlain College.  It is for dedicated young writers who can meet others and share their passion for telling the stories of their lives and get an opportunity to study the craft of writing with celebrated authors and teachers.  The keynote speaker will be award winning poet and essayist, Naomi Shihab Nye.  If interested, for more information and how to apply go to www.champlain.edu/write.  Deadline:  February 24th to sign up. 

Dynamy Internship Year & USA Gap Year Fairs -
They are pleased to invite you to attend a gap year fair - USA Gap Year Fair, South Burlington High School, 550 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Presentation Time: 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm, the speaker will be Julia Rogers.  Pre-register for free at usagapyearfairs.org/fairs.  If you are interested in more information about Dynamy Internship Year go to www.dynamy.org and you can also stay informed on upcoming gap year fairs by going to www.usagapyearfairs.org.

Discover Business Degrees -
This site provides assistance to prospective college students who are considering a business degree.  They have guides and resources that can be helpful in deciding which business degree is a good fit for you.  There is also helpful education resources from various universities, libraries, and school districts and information on available business degree scholarships. To find out more information go to www.discoverbusiness.us.    

Union University, Jackson, TN - This is a four year liberal arts private Christian university that is offering a Rising Senior Program where students can earn college credit this summer.  It is designed for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year and would like to "try out" college during the month of June.  You can earn up to 7 semester hours of college credit.  To learn more go to www.uu.edu/admissions/rising-seniors.  Deadline to apply: May 15, 2017.

Washington University in St Louis, St. Louis, Missouri - Summer Experiences - Domestic and International students get a taste of what the school is all about.  They get to experience the academic life as well as the residential life.  Students get the opportunity to challenge themselves in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere.  Go to summerexperiences.wustl.edu for information and to apply.  Application Deadline:  April 1, 2017.

Hillsdale College, Hillsdale,MI  - High School Summer Study and Travel Programs - You can earn college credit while you study abroad with faculty from Hillsdale College.  Candidates can be students considering Hillsdale College, want to earn college credit during the summer or wish to study abroad.  Go to www.hillsdale.edu/HS-programs for more information.

Fall '16 SUNY Plattsburgh Event Options - Learn more about Fall Open Houses, Fall Info Sessions, General Online Info Sessions, and specific Online Info Sessions by going to www.plattsburgh.edu/admissions/visit

Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI - Hillsdale College is having monthly campus visit programs. You can tour the campus, meet other prospective students, interact with faculty, staff, and current students and learn more about their academic programs, financial aid and student life.  You can also be a student for the day where you can pick the day that is convenient for you, sit in on a class lecture, eat lunch at the student union and do an overnight in a residence hall if you prefer.  Go to https:www.hillsdale.edu/admissions-aid/admissions for more information and to register online for a visit. 

Bowdoin College -
Bowdoin College no longer has an application fee for all applicants who would be first generation in their family to attend college as well as any student seeking financial aid assistance from the college. Regardless of your economic background, they are committed to provide educational opportunities to students. For more information, deadlines for admission and to learn how to apply go to www.bowdoin.edu/admissions

Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) - Savannah College of Art & Design is having SCAD Day which is an open house for prospective students and their families who want to get a taste of what Savannah College of Art & Design has to offer students.  Go to www.scad.edu/admission/visit-scad/scad-days for more information about SCAD Days and to register. 

MSU Friday - at Montana State University in Bozeman  - this is an all-day campus visit event where prospective students and their families  will be able to meet with faculty and students, explore academic facilities, tour campus and residence halls and find out information in reference to financial aid and scholarships.   The program is FREE.  Dates are  Oct. 21, Jan. 27, March 10, March 24 & June 16. For more information go to www.montana.edu/admissions/msufriday.

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ - Open House events - October 16, November 20, February 19 and April 23. By attending an open house gives you the best opportunity to experience Seton Hall, its campus, meet faculty and students who currently attend and learn about their admissions and financial aid.  Campus tours are also available Monday through Friday at 10 am and 2 pm and on Saturdays at 10 am, noon, and 2 pm.  For more information or to register go to www.shu.edu/visiting. For scholarships and their requirements go to www.shu.edu/go/scholarships.

VSAC & FAFSA(Free Application for Federal Student Aid) - Seniors and Parents - Every senior should file a FAFSA and a VT grant application.  Go to www.vsac.org/FAFSAfirst to get help, dates and locations for help filling out forms, links to FAFSA, VT grant, and scholarship applications and YouTube resources.  Financial aid, including student loans, starts with the FAFSA.  
 



 COLLEGE VISITS



                                                            
80 Top Colleges Launch "Common App" to Broaden Access
Aiming to attract more underprivileged students, a coalition of 80 competitive colleges has launched an online platform intended as a one-stop shop for applying, understanding financial aid and more. The coalition says the platform will help students who lack the sophisticated advisors and savvy parents who help many of their privileged peers. Skeptics worry word of the platform won't reach the students who would benefit from it most.

For additional reading: Common App

College & Career Counseling Announcements

  • Northeast Kingdom College Fair - Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    This is held in the Stannard Gymnasium at Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, Vermont.  Just putting out an early reminder of this fair.  Transportation will not be provided.  Over 100 colleges from across New England and the United States will be there. You can come to the Career and College Counseling Center, mid floor of the MAC and see Mrs. Baillargeon to obtain a list of the colleges.  So mark your calendar now and don't forget!  This is a great opportunity to speak with a college representative.
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  • Noah Manning - LI Graduate - Guest Speaker

    Noah Manning, a graduate of LI and soon to be graduate of Dartmouth College has offered to come and speak to LI students about College (in general) and also about Dartmouth College.  He will be coming on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 11:55 am to 12:45 pm (6th period lunch).  It is a great opportunity to learn and gain more knowledge from a student who is already at college and a great time to ask any questions you may have and if you are considering Dartmouth College as a place you are considering, this is a great time to speak with someone who already attends the school.  If interested, please come to the Career and College Counseling Center and sign-up with Mrs. Baillargeon.    
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  • NEACAC's 2017 Annual Essay Contest

    This is for high school juniors and seniors.  You are invited to submit a 500-word essay on a topic New England Association for College Admission Counseling has picked.  Go to http://www.neacac.org/essay-contest-information-application to apply, submit essay, and obtain more information.  Deadline: April 8, 2017.
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  • Red Cross Lifeguard Class - American Red Cross

    Register now to become a Lifeguard. A Red Cross Lifeguard Class will be held at St. Johnsbury Academy, St. Johnsbury, Vermont at the St. Johnsbury Academy Pool - February 27th, 28th & March 1.  The cost will be $300.00.  This is a required class-and certification - if you want to work at Powers Park, Kiwanis Pool or Lyndon State College.  Certification is for (2) years.  If you can't make this class, there will be another class in May.  Please contact slazerick@stjacademy.org or telephone (802) 751-2423.   
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  • The Governor's Institutes of Vermont Summer Programs

    The Governor's Institutes of Vermont Summer Programs are now open to apply. Programs offered are:  Arts, Young Writer's, Current Issues & Youth Activism, Engineering, Astronomy, Entrepreneurship, Mathematical Sciences, Information Technology & Digital Media, , Environmental Science & Technology, Asian Cultures, & Architecture, Design & Building.  If you are interested in any of these programs please come and see Mrs. Potter in the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) for more information.  These fill up quickly so don't wait to apply.  Deadline:  March 15, 2017. 
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  • Elizabeth Brouha Senior Scholarship Program - Burklyn Arts Council

    This scholarship is for a graduating senior(s) who has demonstrated excellence in the arts, has been accepted at a college, and plans to major in the fine or performing arts.  If you are interested in this scholarship come to the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) and see Mrs. Baillargeon for information and the application.  The application and all support materials must be given to Mrs. McGregor who is located in the Town House by April 3, 2017.  Mrs. McGregor will then bring all the applications and support materials to the Burklyn Arts Council. (Dom. & Int'l can apply)
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  • Knights of Columbus Sheridan Council 421

    There are three Scholastic Achievement Awards that are available:  (1) The Fr. Michael J. McGivney Award (Founder's Award) - reserved to high school seniors who are sons or daughters of members of the Knights of Columbus Sheridan Council 421 who are in good standing and eligible to graduate in June.  (2) The Sully Handy Vocational Education Award - open to all high school seniors and qualify to graduate in June and are permanent residents of Vermont or New Hampshire.  The award is intended for students who have pursued technical studies in their high school education or will pursue technical studies after graduation from high school such as associates or technical degree.  (3) The Louis Bouffard Scholastic Achievement Award - open to all high school seniors eligible to graduate in June and who are permanent residents of Vermont or New Hampshire.   To obtain information and the application come to the Career and College Counseling Center and see Mrs. Baillargeon. Deadline: April 30, 2017.
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  • Northwoods Stewardship Center

    A Northwoods representative will be coming Tuesday, March 21st after school and meeting in the bottom of the MAC to meet with any students who are interested in working as Conservation Corps Crew Members for the summer in the Northern Forest.  You must be 15-18 years old.  If interested, please come and see Mrs. Baillargeon in the Career and College Counseling Center to sign-up for the meeting and to obtain information pamphlet.
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  • Scholarship Giveaway by fishingpicks.com

    This scholarship is for high school seniors, graduate, or undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or a permanent U.S. resident.  If you are thinking of pursuing a career in Marketing, Business, IT, Communications, Health Sciences and other related categories, you should try for this scholarship.  An essay of 300-600 is required. For more information and how to apply, go to http://fishingpicks.com/scholarship. Deadline:  August 30, 2017.  
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  • Pine Hill Singers' Music Award

    This award will go to a graduating high school senior whose home residence is in northern New Hampshire or in northern Vermont.  It is open to students attending public or private high schools and home schooled students.  This is for a student who has demonstrated talent and proficiency in music and has shown involvement in school and community performance groups.  You can obtain an application and information from Mrs. Baillargeon in the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC).  Deadline: May 1, 2017.
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  • George Coleman Scholarship

    This scholarship is sponsored by the New England Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (NEACRAO) who will be awarding scholarships to promote and reward academic excellence and the pursuit of a post-secondary degree to three high school graduates who will be enrolling in a NEACRAO member institution for the fall semester of that year.  For an online application go to https://neacrao.org/about/scholarship-information or you can come to the Career and College Counseling Center to obtain an application.  Deadline:  March 15, 2017.
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  • Santa's Village - Summer Job Opportunities

    If you are interested in working for Santa's Village this summer, please come to the Career and College Counseling Center, lower level of the MAC, see Mrs. Baillargeon to obtain an application.  It is your responsibility to get your application to Santa's Village.  
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  • Alice Angney Scholarship for Leadership and Service - Vermont Superintendents Association

    This scholarship will recognize a high school senior who resides in Vermont.  Selection is chosen on the basis of the student's initiative in overcoming a specific challenge, leadership and service to community, and academic achievement, and demonstrates commitment to furthering his or her education after high school.  Go to http://www.vtvsa.org/scholarships-awards to get more information and to apply online or by coming to the Career and College Counseling Center, lower level of the MAC and see Mrs. Baillargeon for a paper application and more information.  Deadline:  March 17, 2017.
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  • Governor's Institutes of America Entrepreneurship

    June 24-30 - Held at the Vermont Tech Randolph Center Campus - For students entering 10th-12th grades - This is an overnight residential Institute for students. Students, bring your ideas, passion and curiosity about business, get guidance of proven entrepreneurs and experts plus a network of peers to guide you in owning your own business.  Go to http://www.giv.org/specialtopics/entrepreneurship for more information and to apply.   
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  • Vermont Tech Summer Camps

    Registration is now open to register for Rosie's Girls STEM Leadership Camps - June 19-23 or July 10-14, Coder Camp for Girls - July 17-21, and AeroCamp - July 24-28.  Rosie's Girls STEM Leadership Camp will be held at the Randolph Center Campus, Coder Camp for Girls and AeroCamp will be held at the Williston Campus. Go to http://www.vtc.edu/academics/summer- courses for more information and to register.
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  • VT EPSCoR CWDD Student Scholarship

    Vermont EPSCoR CWDD is offering scholarships to selected Native American (including Abenaki) and First generation college students who enter STEM majors (science, technology, engineering, math) at a Vermont college or university.  You must be a Vermont resident and a United States citizen, a graduating senior at a Vermont high school planning to attend a Vermont college during the next academic year.  Scholarships awarded on basis of Academic Standing, Letters of Recommendation, & an Essay detailing career goals.  For more information and to complete the online application go to www.uvm.edu/~cwdd/scholarships.  Deadline:  April 3, 2017.
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  • Journalism Education Foundation of New England - New England Newspaper & Press Association (NENPA)

    Up to 10 scholarships will be awarded.  The foundation strives to encourage and support young people who plan to enter the newspaper field.  You must be a senior, a resident of New England, plan to attend college the following year or an undergraduate college student studying journalism or a related field and demonstrate a serious interest in journalism.  To obtain complete qualifications and for the application form you can either go to www.nenpa.com/story/scholarships or you can come to the Career and College Counseling Center and obtain the qualifications and application.  Deadline: March 1, 2017.
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  • 2017 St. Andrew's Society of Vermont Cultural Grants

    If you are a Vermont resident or St. Andrew's Society of Vermont member, regardless of residency, who will enroll or who is enrolled in studying Scottish history, language, arts, literature, dance and/or music, then you should apply for this grant.  Go to http://www.standressocietyofvermont.org for more information and to obtain the application.  Deadline: May 3, 2017.
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  • 2017 Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital Auxiliary's Scholastic Achievement Award

    If you are attending an approved post-secondary school during the upcoming academic year studying a career in healthcare, you should apply for this award. Deadline:  March 16, 2017.  Applications must be at the hospital on the deadline date by the end of the business day by 5:00 pm.  You can obtain an application from the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) from Mrs. Baillargeon.
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  • 2017 Caledonia Maple Association Inc. Award

    The Caledonia Maple Association is sponsoring an award to a deserving graduating senior from Caledonia or Essex County High School.  To be eligible to apply for this award, you must be involved with the production of maple products and Community Service Activities.  For more information and to obtain the application, come to the Career and College Counseling Center (lower level of the MAC) and see Mrs. Baillargeon.  Application Deadline:  May 12, 2017. 
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  • 2017 NorthCountry Community Service Award

    This award rewards those students who have worked hard to make significant positive impacts in their community.  You must be a high school senior who attends school in one of the following counties:  Addison, Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans or Washington.  You can come to the Career and College Counseling Center, middle floor of the MAC, and see Mrs. Baillargeon to obtain more information and the application form.  Deadline: March 31, 2017.
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  • Chris Antonelli New England Scholarship fund

    This is an independent charitable organization which offers scholarship awards to any senior who is going to pursue a career field of study with mentally challenged individuals.  for more information and to obtain an application you can go to http://www.uctne.org, click on applications and print it off or you can come to the Career and College Counseling Center to obtain the application.  Deadline: March 1, 2017.
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  • QA Symphony Scholarship

    QA Symphony, a leading global provider of software testing tools designed to help agile development and QA teams create better software by improving speed, efficiency and collaboration during the testing process is offering a scholarship to high school students who graduate in 2017 and have been accepted into a college or university and students currently enrolled in a college or university.  A short essay (500 min. word) on "why you believe software development or software testing is important" is required.  Application and essay are to be done online at https://qasymphony.com/scholarship. Deadline: November 1, 2017. 
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  • Knights of Columbus Vermont State Council - 47th Annual Scholastic Achievement Awards Program

    There will be five scholarships to be awarded this year.  This scholarship is given to assist in your education at an accredited school or college of your choice.  To qualify you must be a son or daughter of a Knight of Columbus (paternal or legally adopted) in good standing in a subordinate Council within the Vermont jurisdiction are eligible.  Sons or daughters of deceased members are also eligible if their father was in good standing at the time of his death.  An applicant may be a member of the Knights of Columbus or a member of a Columbian Squires Circle, in the jurisdiction of Vermont and a high school senior qualifying to graduate in June 2017.  You can obtain the information and application for this scholarship by coming to the Career and College Counseling Center.  Deadline:  March 10, 2017. 
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  • Diabetes Scholars Foundation Scholarship

    The Diabetes Scholars Foundation college scholarship is available to high school seniors with Type 1 diabetes and who are US citizens or permanent residents seeking a higher education at an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school.  For more information and to apply for one of the scholarships available go to http://diabetesscholars,org/college-scholarship.  
    Deadline:  April 15, 2017  
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  • Young American Patriotic Art Contest - VFW Auxiliary

    This contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth.  You are eligible to apply if you are in grade 9-12 and are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States.  You must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.  For more information go to https://vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships/young-american-creative-patriotic-art-contest.  Click on the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards picture to the right to get your application and requirements.  Deadline:  March 31, 2017.  
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  • Women in Technology Scholarship

    This scholarship is being offered through studysoup.com to women seeking a career in computer science and/or computer programming.  It will be awarded to an outstanding female student who demonstrates a passion for computer science and/or computer programming and is actively seeking opportunities for a meaningful career in the industry.  For more information and to apply go to https://studysoup.com/women-in-technology-scholarship.  Deadline:  May 5, 2017.  
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  • Vermont Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship

    To apply for this scholarship the applicant shall be enrolled/expect to enroll as a full-time student in an institution of higher education (two-or four-year college, university, business college/school, or vocational/technical school).  For application information and to obtain the guidelines needed to apply, please come to the Career and College Counseling Center and see Mrs. Baillargeon.  Deadline:  April 1, 2017.
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  • United Motorcyclists of Vermont Scholarships

    The United Motorcyclists of Vermont scholarships are available to Vermont residents regardless of age who are seeking to further their education by attending an accredited school, tech school, college, university, etc.  These scholarships are awarded based on membership, community service and involvement, application effort, school involvement and grades, financial need and other considerations.  For more information and application come to the Career and College Counseling Center.  Deadline:  March 31, 2017.
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  • The Coolidge Scholarship

    This is a full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student's tuition, room, board, & expenses for four years of undergraduate study & leadership training.  You apply in your junior year of high school.  For more information, eligibility requirements, and to apply go to www.coolidgescholars.org. Deadline:  February 22, 2017.
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  • The American Legion Law Cadet Training Program

    June 18 through June 23, 2017. The purpose of The Cadet Training Program is to help young people gain knowledge regarding training and responsibilities of Law Enforcement Officers.  This will help young people to better understand and respect and appreciate law enforcement officials at all levels. You must be currently a junior or senior in high school and a minimum age of 16 years.  For more information and to obtain the application form come to the Career and College Counseling Center, middle floor of the library (MAC) and see Mrs. Baillargeon.  Deadline to apply:  April 15, 2017.
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  • The American Legion Legacy Scholarship

    The American Legion Legacy Scholarship is now available online.  You must apply online.  Go to www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy to see if you qualify to apply and for more information on this scholarship.  Deadline:  April 20, 2017.
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  • American Legion Auxiliary - Children of Warriors National President's Scholarship

    Seniors - 15 scholarships will be awarded for 2017.  For this award you must be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion.  For an application and rules you can either come to the Career and College Counseling Center or go to www.alaforveterans.org.  Deadline:  March 1, 2017.
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  • The Stephen Phillips Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc. - College Scholarships for the Academic Year 2017-2018

    This scholarship fund offers renewable, four year scholarships to students with financial need who display academic achievement, a commitment to serving others (school, community, at home), a strong work ethnic, be able to overcome obstacles and/or achieve future goals, and possess leadership qualities.  For more information on applying and required materials go to www.phillips-scholarship.org. Applications will be available online on their website in early January 2017. Deadline: May 1, 2017.  Early Response Deadline: April 3, 2017, for students who have their financial aid information already from the college they plan to attend.
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  • Dynamy Internship Year & USA Gap Year Fairs

    They are pleased to invite you to attend a gap year fair - USA Gap Year Fair, South Burlington High School, 550 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT 05403, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm., Presentation time: 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm, the speaker will be Julia Rogers.  Pre-register for free at usagapyearfairs.org/fairs.  If you are interested in more information about Dynamy Internship Year go to www.dynamy.org and you can also stay informed on upcoming gap year fairs by going to www.usagapyearfairs.org.  
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  • Affordable Colleges.com

    Affordable Colleges.com has a guide that is a free resource which offers scholarships and financial aid information for all women pursuing higher education.  they want to connect more female students with the financial opportunities they need.  Go to www.affordablecolleges.com/scholarships-for-women for more information and to look at what the site has to offer.
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Contact

Lyndon Institute
168 Institute Circle
P.O. Box 127
Lyndon Center, VT  05850
844-277-1645 (toll-free)
802-535-3636 (local)
info@lyndoninstitute.org
“Per Aspera Ad Astra” - through hard work you reach the stars.
Lyndon Institute is a comprehensive, independent high school providing thoughtful and rigorous preparation for students of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and beyond to reach their intellectual, creative and physical potential.