Don Pedro High School Counselor’s Corner


Welcome to the Counselor’s Corner at Don Pedro High School! We hope this page becomes a valuable resource for academic support, career/college readiness and any other personal or social concerns for our students and their parents.

SAT and ACT TEST DATES

SAT Date Registration Deadline ACT Date Registration Deadline
Jan. 23, 2016 Dec. 25, 2015-Late Jan. 8 Feb. 6, 2016 Jan. 8, 2016
March 5, 2016 Jan. 29, 2016-Late Feb. 12 April 9, 2016 March 4, 2016
May 7, 2016 April 8, 2016-Late April 22 June 11, 2016 May 6, 2016
June 4, 2016 May 6, 2016-Late May 20

DOWNLOAD BOFGUSD GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP FORM

ANNOUNCEMENTS
ASVAB TESTING DATE-Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Tioga, and Thurs. Dec. 3, 2015 at Don Pedro
Follow up evaluation for both schools will be Wed. Jan. 6, 2016

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS FOR CSU AND ALL UC SCHOOLS START OCTOBER 1,2015 AND CLOSE
NOVEMBER 30, 2015 (DEADLINE)
Information on the ASSE International Student Exchange Program available in the office- Academic Year, 3 month programs. (Asia, Europe, Australia, Africa, Canada, Mexico)

SCHOLARSHIPS
1.-Resource-Variety of scholarships at www.fastweb.org
2.-Resource-Various Scholarships/financial aid resource at www.scholarships.com
3.-Resource-Christian Colleges-scholarship and college information 1-800-667-6000
And www.christianconnector.com
4..-California Association of ollectors-$1500 to 2500-Essay 700-1000 words “ the Importance of
Establishing and Maintaining Good Financial credit During Your College Years”, 1-page application and essay. Contact and apply at www.cacesf.org Due January 20, 2016
5.-Private schools scholarship program- many colleges WACE Best of co-op guide to leading colleges
And Employers located at www.waceinc.org various Due Dates and amounts
6. –“Aspiring Fashion Professionals” Scholarship -$1000 Due June 1, 2016 at www.fashion-schools.org
7.-“Aspiring Animation Professionals”- $1000 Pursuing animation career, Deadline June 1, 2016
Contact information at http://www.animationcareerview.com/
8.-NSA to $30,000 Due November 15, 2015 Computer Science Majors Earn a salary in school. Contact
NSA.gov
9.-Wine Grape Growers Foundation-UC & CSU+ Community College System
2-4 yr Scholarships worth $8000, 4-2 yr Scholarships worth $2000
Robert Miller Scholarship for Viticulture and Encology for students of central coast schools
Apply on line at www.cwggf.org DUE March 25, 2016 Questions call 1-916-379-8995
10.-San Joaquin Engineers Council-download form- at www.sjec-ca.org Due Saturday 1-9-16
Engineering majors $1000
11.-Nursing Scholarship-Visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com for information on application and
Downloading. $1000 Due by midnight 6-30-2016, field of healthcare. Strong Math, Science.
12.-Young Entrepreneur scholarship. $2-25,000, Apply on line at www.NIFB.com/YEA Due 12-18-2015
13.-eQuality Scholarship Collaborative-Nursing and Medical Students- 18 scholarships of $6,000 and
1-Four year scholarship of $12,000. Apply on line at www.equalityscholarship.org or e-mail at
info@equalityscholarship.org Due February 1, 2016