College and Scholarship Info

  • Juniors and Seniors for information about preparing for college check out the latest publication from the Oklahoma Regents of Higher Education  here.
     
      

    Applying for college or scholarships and need a recommendation from a counselor or teacher?
    1. Complete the Letter of Recommendation Information Sheet or create an Academic Resume.
    2. Turn information sheet or resume in to your counselor/teacher.
    3. Allow counselor/teacher a minimum of two weeks to complete. 

     

     

     

    Seniors Don't wait! FAFSA Filing Date begins October 1!         
     Select here to begin the application process. 

    Need Help?  Select here for additional information on how to complete the FAFSA.
    For additional information FAFSA 101.

     

     

     

    HOW DO I FIND OUT ABOUT SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES?

    1. Take a look at some of the hundreds of scholarships available in our Scholarship Bank

    2. Check out the Moore Public School District Scholarship Site.

    3. Listen to announcements for some scholarships that are only offered in the MHS Counseling Center. 

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Listed below are some highlighted scholarships: 
     
    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.  Applications to be completed on line.  Turn in a transcript to the counseling center.  Applications due December 12, 2020
     
     
    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:
     
     
    1. 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, 2020.  Recipients will receive $2000.
    2. 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, 2020.Recipients will receive $2000.
     
    Complete the general application at http://www.occf.org/scholarshipcenter.html  Please note in order to complete the application you will need to know 2 things:
    1. The name and email address of the registrar, Jana Hodge janahodge@mooreschools.com.
    2. 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. Ford in the Counseling center if you have additional questions***
     
     

    Moore Council of PTA

    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 Spring Semester 2020. 
     
     
     
    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.  Look for applications Spring 2020.
     
     
    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. Due Sept. 29, 2020
     
     
    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, 2020 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 .
     
     
     
    Delta Theta Chi Sorority
     
    Delta Theta Chi Sorority, a national non-collegiate educational sorority, is accepting applications for 3 scholarships, in the amount of $1600 each. Appliation forms are available on the Delta Theta Chi website www.deltathetachi.org.  All Applications must be completed and returned by February 1, 2020.  Address and contact informaiton can be found in the counseling center to submit the application.
     
     
    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:
     

    www.scholarshipexperts.com

    www.christianconnector.com

    www.ok-ahead.org/scholar.html (Disability Scholarships)
     
     
     
    This page is maintained by the webmaster and the counselors.