Region 2 Dekalb Council of PTAs will be awarding one qualifying scholar from each Region of Dekalb Council of PTAs High Schools. The amount of the scholarship will be determined after all donations are received. We encourage our senior students to apply for this opportunity. All applications must be completed and submitted no later than Friday, March 11, 2022. NO EXCEPTIONS! Informational packages will be dropped off at all schools for students/parents to pick up from their Counselors. Additional ways to submit are attached and includes:
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College & Career Exploration Information
The Southern Regional Education Board Academic Common Market provides tuition discounts for more than 1900 academic programs in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The Regional Contract Program enables students to pursue a professional health degree at out-of-state institutions, but pay in-state tuition at public institutions or reduced tuition at private institutions.
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Financial Aid: (you can also check out financial aid info at GAFutures link listed above)
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Learn more about non-traditional careers for women including opportunities and benefits for women in male-dominated professions. You can learn more at the Learn How to Become website by visiting the non-traditional careers for women page.
Male and Female students interested in various careers can go to the Learn How to Become website to learn how to turn your passion into a career or how to take your interests and turn it into a job.
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College Success for Women in STEM
Check out this guide for information on companies that are recruiting women for STEM careers, career ideas for women interested in STEM careers, STEM on Campus for information on programs on college campuses, and STEM Scholarships for Women.
Go to SHS Counseling website for scholarship opportunities.
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