Planning to Attend a Military Academy
See the counselor as soon as possible and be matched with a mentor who can help you reach your goal. Take the most rigorous classes available, get involved, ask questions!
National Guard - 1-800-Go-Guard / www.guardscholarship.com
United States Naval Academy - Summer Seminar - www.usna.edu
West Point - Summer Leaders Seminar - high school juniors - apply at www.admissions.usma.edu
Navy ROTC - https://www.nrotc.navy.mil
Aerospace Scholars – six day residential summer experience – lodging meals and transportation are provided at no cost to the student - HAS.aerospacescholars.org – 281-483-4112
Cornell University – 3 to 6 week programs – summercollege.cornell.edu – 607-255-6203
Oxford and Cambridge Advanced Studies Program – www.oxbridgeedge.com
Stanford University – Pre-Collegiate Studies – High School Summer College / Summer Humanities Institute / Stanford Youth Orchestra / Summer Institutes High School Proram / University Level Online Math and Physics Courses - go to precollegiate.stanford.edu/college counselor
Stephen F. Austin - High School Pre-Law Experience – sfasu.edu/Pre-Law-Academy – 936-468-2385
Do you like volunteering?
AmeriCorps NCCC – Corporation for National & Community Service – 1-800-942-2677 – deadlines October 1 and April 1 – apply at www.nationalservice.gov/nccc
www.collegeforalltexans.com - Tuition Exemption Programs, Scholarships, College costs, etc.
www.edudaris.com - Scholarship information
www.everychanceeverytexan.org - career, college, scholarship information
www.applytexas.org - apply for Texas public universities/colleges
www.careercruising.com - Students have their own login and can save college/career/scholarship info
www.college.gov - college information, financial aid, etc.
www.commonapp.org - apply for universities outside of Texas
www.act.org - ACT Test Registration/Preparation, College and Career Planning Information
www.collegeboard.com - SAT/PSAT Test Registration/Preparation, College/Scholarship Search
http://web1.ncaa.org/eligibilitycenter/common/ - Registration, NCAA Guidelines
www.fastweb.com - Scholarships and grants
www.scholarships.com - Scholarship search and educational loans
www.finaid.com - Calculators and resources on financial aid
www.fafsa.ed.gov - Application for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
www.pin.ed.gov - Apply for a pin number for you and your parent before completing the FAFSA
www.ownyourownfuture.com - student friendly site with career/college information, advice, etc.
www.window.state.tx.us/scholars/mspmain.html - Compendium of Texas Colleges and Financial Aid calendar
www.careerbuilder.com - Career advice, interviewing skills, career information
www.sss.gov - selective service registration for males 18 years of age or older
www.collegeanswer.com - test prep, sample essays, scholarships, college compare
www.tams.unt.edu - Texas Academy of Math and Science is an early college entrance program where students complete their last two years of high school concurrently with the first two years of college.