Important and Up-to-date Student INFORMATION
NC Countdown to College Information
Before completing college applications you need to get your Residency Certification Number. This is done through the Residency Determination Service. This is easy to complete IF you follow directions. Please read the attached document before completing. Mistakes cause BIG problems!
The 2018-2019 Teaching Fellows application opens in October
The North Carolina Teaching Fellows program application for the 2018-2019 academic year will be opening in October. The program is a "merit-based, competitive, forgivable loans for service scholarship program for highly-qualified students committed to teaching in a STEM or special education licensure area in NC public schools, traditional school, or charter school."
The application will be available in between October 2018 and the deadline is Jan. 7, 2019. Click here to view the application.
Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.
ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, and state-level recognition.
Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2019 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply:
- High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions
- At a minimum students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate®
Applications can be found www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due October 31, 2018, and champions will be notified on or before January 31, 2019.
All questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Best of luck!
Sr. Director, ACT State Organizations