College Resources

Each campus has its own unique College Readiness information, as well as on-site College Counselor who is an expert in helping guide & assist you on your college prep path. Heritage Academy not only has a high graduation rate, but almost 100% of our scholars go on to higher education, the majority with scholarships! Select the campuses listed here for specific information, or view general college resources below on this webpage.

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Actuary Scholarships for Minority Students www.beanactuary.org

American Chemical Society Scholarships http://www.cnetweb.org/american_chemical_society_scholarships.htm

American Geological Institute Minority Geoscience Student Scholarship http://www.agiweb.org/mpp/index.html

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/smas.htm

Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program http://kff.org/about/jordanscholars.cfm

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation https://www.coca-colascholars.org/cokeWeb/

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta http://www.cfgreateratlanta.org/Grants-Support/Scholarships.aspx

Engineering for Minorities http://www.nacme.org/ Gates Millennium Scholars http://www.gmsp.org/( bfnb4u55ixjaak3qoius3wqg)/ default.aspx

International Education Financial Aid http://www.iefa.org/

The Jackie Robinson Foundation http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/faq.php (for high school seniors only)

Jack Kent Cook Foundation Graduate Scholars Program http://www.jackkentcookefoundation.org/

John L. Carey Accounting Scholarship http://www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/mini/jlcs.htm

Kaiser Media Internships in Health Reporting http://kff.org/mediafellows/mediainternships.cfm

LGBT Scholarships http://www.leaguefoundation.org/

Microsoft Scholarships http://www.microsoft.com/college/ss_reqs.Mspx (for computer related degrees)

Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship http://www.udall.gov/  (for environmental studies)

National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (SMART Grant) http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/NewPrograms.jsp

Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education http://www.naspa.org/programs/nufp/default.cfm

Students of Color Scholarship http://www.financialaid4you.com/index.php/home

Unmet Need Scholarship http://www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship/Unmet_need.html

USA Funds http://www.usafunds.org/planning/access_to_education_scholarship/index.html

Herbert Lehman Education Fund http://www.naacpldf.org/content.aspx?article=35

The Jackie Robinson Foundation http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/faq.php (for high school seniors only)

Ron Brown Scholarship http://www.ronbrown.org/ (for high school seniors)

Black Excel Scholarship Gateways http://www.blackexcel.org/

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation http://www.cbcfinc.org/

Dr. James M. Rosin Scholarship http://www.uncf.org/

Fisk Premedical Summer Institute / Minority Medical Education Program http://www.uncf.org/

General Mills Technology Scholars Award http://www.uncf.org/

Law School: MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program http://www.uncf.org/

NAACP Earl Warren Shearman and Sterling Law School Scholarship http://www.naacpldf.org/content.aspx?article=44

NAACP Scholarships: Earl G. Graves Scholarship, Agnes Jones Scholarship, Lillian and Samuel Sutton Scholarship, Roy Wilkins Scholarship, and the Hubertus W.V. Williams Scholarship http://www.naacp.org/advocacy/education

National Association of Black Journalists http://www.nabj.org/programs/scholarships/index.php

National Black Police Association http://www.blackpolice.org

National Society of Black Engineers Scholarship List http://national.nsbe.org/

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Sallie Mae Fund American Dream Scholarship http://www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship/american_dream.html

Siemens Teacher Education Scholarship Program http://www.uncf.org/

Spieler, Rhea and Louis Scholarship Program http://www.uncf.org/

UNCF Merck Science Initiative http://www.uncf.org/Merck/

United Negro College Fund http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarship.asp

Hispanic Scholarship Fund http://www.hsf.net/ (also for college students)

Adelante US Education Leadership Fund http://www.adelantefund.org/adelante/Default_EN.asp

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute http://www.chci.org/ (Congressional Internship)

First in My Family Scholarship Program http://www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship/first_family.html

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement http://www.haceonline.org

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities http://www.hacu.net/hacu/Scholarships_EN.asp

Hispanic Internship Program http://www.hnip.net/

La Unidad Latina Foundation http://foundation.launidadlatina.org/Apply.htm

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund http://www.maldef.org/leadership/scholarships/

National Association of Hispanic Journalists http://www.nahj.org/home/home.shtml

Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund http://www.salef.org/salef/fulfilling.html

State Farm Hispanic Scholarship Fund http://www.statefarm.com/about/part_spos/grants/ hispanic.asp

College Resource List

Dear Counselor,

Thank you for helping us spread the word about Duke Summer Session’s incredible summer opportunities for high school students.  Please share the message below with your students and colleagues to let them know that we are now accepting applications:

Good news from Duke Summer Session!  We are happy to announce that we are now accepting applications for our life-changing summer programs at Duke University.  Whichever program you choose, over the course of the summer, you will find that Duke Summer Session is committed not only to building lifelong memories and friendships from around the world, but to laying the foundation for a future of collegiate success.  It is for this reason that students regularly report that our programs strengthened their college application and paved the way for academic excellence at top universities.  Follow the links below to apply to one of our transformative summer programs:

Summer College Application – A four-week, credit-bearing program for US students currently in 10th or 11th grade and international students currently in 10th – 12th grade in which they take undergraduate-level courses.

Summer Academy Application – A three-week program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade in which they take a certificate course.

Intensive STEM Academy Application – A one-week, STEM-based program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade that consists of a variety of laboratory tours, faculty lectures, and workshops.

We strongly encourage you to apply online today, as spaces fill quickly!

Sincerely,

Nicki Charles, Ed.D.
Director of Summer College and Summer Academy for High School Students
Duke University
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Career Clusters

The National Career Clusters® Framework provides a vital structure for organizing and delivering quality CTE programs through learning and comprehensive programs of study. In total, there are 16 Career Clusters in the National Career Clusters Framework, representing more than 79 Career Pathways to help students navigate their way to greater success in college and career.

As an organizing tool for curriculum design and instruction, Career Clusters provide the essential knowledge and skills for the 16 Career Clusters and their Career Pathways. It also functions as a useful guide in developing programs of study bridging secondary and postsecondary curriculum and for creating individual student plans of study for a complete range of career options. As such, it helps students discover their interests and their passions, and empowers them to choose the educational pathway that can lead to success in high school, college and career.

Download a full list of the Career Clusters and Career Pathways here.  And learn how to access the Career Cluster logos here.

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