College Resources 2018-01-11T17:08:43+00:00

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

American Chemical Society Scholarships

American Geological Institute Minority Geoscience Student Scholarship

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

Engineering for Minorities Gates Millennium Scholars bfnb4u55ixjaak3qoius3wqg)/ default.aspx

International Education Financial Aid

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (for high school seniors only)

Jack Kent Cook Foundation Graduate Scholars Program

John L. Carey Accounting Scholarship

Kaiser Media Internships in Health Reporting

LGBT Scholarships

Microsoft Scholarships (for computer related degrees)

Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship  (for environmental studies)

National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (SMART Grant)

Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

Students of Color Scholarship

Unmet Need Scholarship

USA Funds

Herbert Lehman Education Fund

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (for high school seniors only)

Ron Brown Scholarship (for high school seniors)

Black Excel Scholarship Gateways

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Dr. James M. Rosin Scholarship

Fisk Premedical Summer Institute / Minority Medical Education Program

General Mills Technology Scholars Award

Law School: MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program

NAACP Earl Warren Shearman and Sterling Law School Scholarship

NAACP Scholarships: Earl G. Graves Scholarship, Agnes Jones Scholarship, Lillian and Samuel Sutton Scholarship, Roy Wilkins Scholarship, and the Hubertus W.V. Williams Scholarship

National Association of Black Journalists

National Black Police Association

National Society of Black Engineers Scholarship List


Sallie Mae Fund American Dream Scholarship

Siemens Teacher Education Scholarship Program

Spieler, Rhea and Louis Scholarship Program

UNCF Merck Science Initiative

United Negro College Fund

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (also for college students)

Adelante US Education Leadership Fund

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (Congressional Internship)

First in My Family Scholarship Program

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Hispanic Internship Program

La Unidad Latina Foundation

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund

State Farm Hispanic Scholarship Fund hispanic.asp

Cluff Law in Mesa, Arizona is offering the Cluff Law Car Accident Scholarship,

Details are below:

Criteria: Applicant must be attending college by Fall 2018 and have at least a 3.0 GPA. They must be interested pursuing a law-related degree.

Deadline: May 31, 2018

Award Amount: $750

Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found here:

College-Specific 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!


Nicki Charles, Ed.D.
Director of Summer College and Summer Academy for High School Students
Duke University  |  Facebook  |  Website

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The University of Texas at Dallas
Dear Colleague,

It’s not too late for your students to apply for the Eugene McDermott Scholars Program at UT Dallas.

The scholarship includes:

  • Full UT Dallas tuition, fees and yearly book stipends.
  • $1,400 per month to cover on-campus housing and living expenses.
  • Up to $12,000 per Scholar of study abroad funding.
  • Up to $3,000 per Scholar of career-oriented support for academic conferences, graduate school interview travel, MCAT, LSAT, etc.
  • Cultural experiences at the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Opera and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
  • Cohort travel with destinations including: Santa Fe, NM; Austin, TX; and Washington, D.C.

The award provides an essentially debt-free college education with benefits valued at more than $250,000 (out-of-state) or $150,000 (in-state) over the four-year term.

The application deadline is Jan. 3.

Do you know the perfect candidates for this program? Help them apply.

The Eugene McDermott Scholars Program

UT Dallas
UT Dallas

With help from a generous grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), we are offering a STEM scholarship program for students interested in STEM fields (Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics). STEM Scholars will have their full demonstrated financial need met for all four years with no loans, and have the opportunity to:

  • Attend a STEM-focused pre-orientation workshop with other STEM Scholars.
  • Enroll in an exclusive First-Year Seminar taught by STEM faculty.
  • Participate in bi-monthly luncheons with STEM faculty and a variety of learning activities on and off campus.
  • Take advantage of various STEM offerings, including faculty-student research, peer-mentoring, preferential residence in Gettysburg College’s Science House, and internship opportunities with industrial partners.

Our deadline for Regular Decision admission (using the Common Application) is January 15, and students should file both the CSS Financial Aid Profile and FAFSA by January 15.

Please visit our website, which also has a link to the application, and feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

We will also be holding a special STEM Scholar focused session during our January Open House. Interested STEM Scholar-eligible students should sign up here rather than using the general registration link on the Gettysburg College website.


Gail Sweezey
Director of Admissions
Gettysburg College

Additional Resources

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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