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River Bluff High JUNIOR SCHOLAR Information February 2015
Junior Scholars is a program many colleges use to recognize academically outstanding students.
Students who are named Junior Scholars with a college may receive some of the following benefits: Invitations to Junior Scholars Day on campus (great chance to tour the college) Application fee waivers when you apply to that college Scholarship opportunities at that college, and Special academic and enrichment activities while you’re in college This is an outstanding honor you can add to your resume.
Each college will set the criteria for the student to meet. For example: USC-Aiken’s criteria in the past has been – rank in the top 15% of the junior class, SAT/PSAT 1000/100 or ACT 21, and involvement in at least 2 extracurricular or community activities. Presbyterian’s Criteria has been -rank in Top 10% and test scores SAT/PSAT 1200/120, ACT 27 HOW DO YOU APPLY TO BE A JUNIOR SCHOLAR?
Colleges that offer Junior Scholars Programs Claflin Coker College of Charleston Columbia College (female) Converse (female) Erskine Furman Gardner-Webb (NC) Lander Newberry Presbyterian College USC-Aiken USC-Upstate Wofford Criteria is set by each college
What will I need to do? Fill out your “Junior Scholar Nomination Form” here is a Google Doc link: http://goo.gl/forms/6FKBQYT3Rs You will be screened by a School Counselor based on the criteria set by the college. The name(s) of the student(s) meeting the criteria will be submitted to the college.
QUESTIONS? Contact Cindy Bartolec CBartolec@lexington1.net or Amanda Stabler AStabler@lexington1.net RBHS School Counselors CBartolec@lexington1.net AStabler@lexington1.net