Juniors and Seniors are you looking for help planning for college? Check out Oklahoma's Official guide to Preparing for College, Sept 2014 here
The following are items to help you prepare for college admissions and scholarship applications.
Do you need a letter of recommendation from a counselor or teacher? Complete the following form and turn it a minimum of 2 weeks in advance. Request Letter of Recommendation
The scholarship bulletin gives you a list of scholarships, who is eligible, criteria, what school, what the name of the scholarship is, how much the scholarship is for and for how long and what the due date of that particular scholarship is. The applications are in the counseling center unless a website is provided.
For more information about scholarships, select the bulletin from below:
Moore High School Alumni Association Scholarships
*You should familiarize yourself with the fight song*
The Moore High School Alumni Association offers 8 scholarships to be awarded to Moore High School Students. The students must have a 3.0 or better GPA. Students must meet entrance requirements of the school you plan on attending and have attended MHS for at least 2 years including your senior year. Students must attend an accredited college, university or vocational school with full time enrollment. Applicant interviews are all day Saturday and Sunday January 14-15. Apply online at www.moorealumni.com . Due December 16, 2016.
Oklahoma City Community Foundation Scholarships
Application process begins October 1!
The Oklahoma City Community Foundation is home to more than 120 scholarship funds established by individual, organizations and companies. These funds share the common goal of helping to make a difference in the lives of others. The Oklahoma City Community Foundation in partnership with Moore High School offers 2 scholarships specifically for Moore High School Students:
- Community Foundation Scholars Scholarship is for students with a GPA between 3.25 and 3.79. Students must have a letter of recommendation from a teacher or community leader and a resume. Due December 6, 2017. Recipients will receive $2000.
- New Opportunities Scholarship is for students who will be the first generation to attend college. Students must have a letter of recommendation from a teacher or community leader and a resume. Deadline is March 1, 2018.Recipients will receive $2000.
- The name and email address of the registrar, Jana Hodge firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The name of a teacher or counselor who will provide you with a letter of recommendation. Please speak with the teacher or counselor prior to entering their name, an email is immediately sent requesting a recommendation.
Select here for detailed instructions on how to Register with the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.
****See Mrs. McCarrell in the Counseling center if you have additional questions***
Moore Council of PTA's
The Moore Council of PTA's will be awarding $1500 in scholarships. All graduating seniors who are PTSA members are encouraged to apply. Pick up an application in the counseling center and turn into the counseling center by Monday, March 12, 2018.
PHI BETA KAPPA Scholarship Application
Graduating student must have and ACT of 30 and/or SAT equivalent; intent to major in a liberal arts discipline (humanities, fine arts, languages, sciences, social sciences) planned attendance at an undergraduate institution with a Phi Beta Kappa Chapter. 300 word essay. Select here for the application. Due March 2, 2018.
Quest Bridge College Match
The Questbridge National College Match connects high-achieving low-income students with admission and full four-year scholarships to our partner colleges. College Match Scholarships, which are provided by participating colleges, cover the cost of tuition, room and board, are loan-free, and require no parental contribution. For more information or to apply visit www.questbridge.org
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Student are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. Apply by October 31, 2017 at coca-colascholarsfoundation.org
Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs
One of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger program seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as a critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross income). For more information visit scholars.horatioalger.org
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The nations largest provider of college financial aid to Latino students, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers a diverse range of scholarship programs, including Gates Millennium Scholars. The HSF's aim is to provide you with the information and resources you need to achieve success. Eligible students include US Citizen, Permanent Legal Residents and DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA).
For more information visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org
Is your college or university not listed on the bulletin? Go on-line and visit the website for the school you plan on attending to learn more about the scholarship opportunities for their specific campus.
Other online scholarship websites are listed below:
Other tribe web sites are available in the counseling center.
This page is maintained by the webmaster and the counselors.