Syrian-Lebanese Women’s Club of Greater Boston Scholarship

FOR SENIORS

Eligibility Requirements:

– Syrian or Lebanese descent

– US citizen or permanent resident

– Massachusetts resident within 50 miles of Boston

– Attending accredited college in Fall 2021

To apply, click Syrian-Lebanese Women’s Club

Lynn Knights of Columbus Scholarship – Deadline Extended to May 14, 2021

FOR SENIORS

The Valladolid Council No. 70 Scholarship Program annually awards financial aid to students accepted to accredited institutions of higher education.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of several criteria: financial need, scholastic ability, character, community and extracurricular activities, as well as school guidance counselor input when available. Awards are made without consideration of race, creed, sexual identity, national origin or immigration status.

The decision of the Lynn Knights of Columbus Scholarship Governing Board will be announced in the third week in May of each year. However, no scholarship award will be made if in the opinion of the Scholarship Governing Board there are no qualified applicants.

The application deadline has been extended to May 14, 2021, mailed to:

Scholarship Governing Board

Valladolid Council No. 70, Knights of Columbus

177 Lynnfield Street, Lynn, MA 01904

An official transcript of grades received during four years of high school or three years of high school and the last year of junior high or middle school must be included with the application.

All applicants must complete and file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and then forward a copy of the Electronic Student Aid Report (ESAR) – the form returned to you for verification – in a separate sealed envelope along with your scholarship application. This form is an integral and private part of your scholarship application that is for the exclusive use of our scholarship evaluators. If you do not receive your FAFSA Report within a reasonable time, you should call 1-319-337-5665 to check on its status.

For both a WORD and PDF application, click below:

Knights of Columbus Application

Knights of Columbus Application

SAT Registration

FOR JUNIORS

If you are planning to attend college after high school, and if you would like to take the SAT, there is still time to register for the SAT on June 5, 2021. You can register at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register. You qualify for a fee waiver so that you do not have to pay. Please email Ms. Passanisi to request a fee waiver. Her email address is [email protected]. The regular registration deadline is May 6, 2021. The late registration deadline is May 18, 2021. Lynn English and Lynn Classical are not test centers even though they are listed on the College Board website, so DO NOT select them. You will have to select from the other test center locations. Make sure that you select a test center location that will not be an issue in terms of proximity or transportation. Please contact your guidance counselor with any questions or concerns.

Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Good at explaining math or science concepts or filmmaking? Want a chance to win a $250,000 scholarship.

The Khan Academy is proud to partner again with the Breakthrough Junior Challenge video contest. Students ages 13 through 18 are invited to create a short— under three minutes— video explaining a challenging concept in physics, mathematics, or the life sciences in an engaging, illuminating, and creative way.

If you win, you’ll receive a $250,000 college scholarship, your teacher will receive a $50,000 prize, and your school will get a new $100,000 science lab.

For more details, check out the official launch video for this year’s Breakthrough Junior Challenge.

This year, in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the first human in space, there is a special topic of Space Exploration where the top scoring video on Space Exploration will win an in-person viewing of a rocket launch into space!

The videos made by the past Breakthrough Junior Challenge winners have collectively been viewed over 7 million times teaching a global audience about science and math in their own voices. In fact, the finalist videos from last few years were so good you can find them on our Khan Academy website here.

Last year’s the winner was surprised by Sal and Astronaut Scott Kelly with the life-changing news – check it out here – Enter the Challenge and this could be you this year!

Good luck—we can’t wait to see your video!

Onward,

Sal and the Khan Academy team

P.S. The deadline for submission is June 25, 2021, so register today at www.breakthroughjuniorchallenge.org.