2016 ACHIEVE Scholarship Applications

The ACHIEVE Scholarship Program recognizes and rewards students who engage in academically rigorous coursework while maintaining balance in other areas of interest within our schools and community.  We believe that exposure to core academic rigor, elective course sequences, community service and school activities will promote success during and after high school.

 

Application Deadline

ACHIEVE Scholarship applications will be posted online on December 1st and must be turned into the high school counseling centers no later than 3:30pm on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 to be considered.

 

ACHIEVE Gold Scholarship Requirements

2016 Gold ACHIEVE Scholarship Application

The Gold Level ACHIEVE Scholarship is valued at $1,350.00 and is available for students who meet the following requirements and submit a scholarship application by the scholarship application deadline.  Click on the link above for the Gold Level Scholarship Application.

  1. Applicants have taken seven (year-long) Advanced Placement (AP) courses and have received an average grade of 3 or better.
  2. Applicants must have taken a minimum of four AP Placement Final Exams at the completion of the course.
  3. Applicants have taken six semesters of elective coursework using no more than two qualifying subject area categories:
    • Qualifying subject area categories include the following: Foreign Language, Music, Art, Business, Industrial Technology, Journalism, Physical Education and Family Consumer Science.
    • Applicants will not receive credit for classes required for graduation. For example, two PE classes are required for graduation. Therefore only PE classes over the two class minimum will be eligible for this requirement.
    • Applicants must receive a grade of 2 or better in elective coursework.
  4. Applicants must have participated for four years in at least one school-based extra-curricular activity, athletic team and/or club. (Does not have to be the same activity each year).
  5. Applicants must have performed a minimum of 100 hours of community service throughout their high school experience.
  6. Scholarship recipients must enroll at a post-secondary educational institution to receive their scholarship payment.

ACHIEVE Silver Scholarship Requirements

2016 Silver ACHIEVE Scholarship Application

The Silver Level ACHIEVE Scholarship is valued at $900.00 and is available for students who meet the following requirements and submit a scholarship application by the scholarship application deadline.  Click on the link above for the Silver Level Scholarship Application.

  1. Applicants have taken five (year-long) Advanced Placement (AP) courses and have received an average grade of 3 or better.
  2. Applicants must have taken a minimum of three AP Placement Final Exams at the completion of the course.
  3. Applicants have taken six semesters of elective coursework using no more than two qualifying subject area categories:
      • Qualifying subject area categories include the following: Foreign Language, Music, Art, Business, Industrial Technology, Journalism, Physical Education and Family Consumer Science.
      • Applicants will not receive credit for classes required for graduation. For example, two PE classes are required for graduation. Therefore only PE classes over the two class minimum will be eligible for this requirement.
      • Applicants must receive a grade of 2 or better in elective coursework.
  4. Applicants must have participated for three years in at least one school-based extra-curricular activity, athletic team and/or club. (Does not have to be the same activity each year).
  5. Applicants must have performed a minimum of 75 hours of community service throughout their high school experience.
  6. Scholarship recipients must enroll at a post-secondary educational institution to receive their scholarship payment.

ACHIEVE Bronze Scholarship Requirements

2016 Bronze ACHIEVE Scholarship Application

The Bronze Level ACHIEVE Scholarship is valued at $500.00 and is available for students who meet the following requirements and submit a scholarship application by the scholarship application deadline.  Click on the link above for the Bronze Level Scholarship Application.

  1. Applicants have taken four (year-long) Advanced Placement (AP) courses and have received an average grade of 3 or better.
  2. Applicants must have taken a minimum of two AP Placement Final Exams at the completion of the course.
  3. Applicants have taken six semesters of elective coursework using no more than two qualifying subject area categories:
      • Qualifying subject area categories include the following: Foreign Language, Music, Art, Business, Industrial Technology, Journalism, Physical Education and Family Consumer Science.
      • Applicants will not receive credit for classes required for graduation. For example, two PE classes are required for graduation. Therefore only PE classes over the two class minimum will be eligible for this requirement.
      • Applicants must receive a grade of 2 or better in elective coursework.
  4. Applicants must have participated for two years in at least one school-based extra-curricular activity, athletic team and/or club. (Does not have to be the same activity each year).
  5. Applicants must have performed a minimum of 50 hours of community service throughout their high school experience.
  6. Scholarship recipients must enroll at a post-secondary educational institution to receive their scholarship payment.