College & Postsecondary Education
Letendre Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship
In 2020, NHMI will once again offer the Letendre Student Athletic Training Summer School Scholarship. This scholarship provides funds for high school students interested in careers in the sports medicine field of athletic training to attend a summer camp. More information about the field of Athletic Training is available at http://www.nata.org/public
The scholarship recipient may select the camp s/he attends. The award will have a $750 cap. Scholarship application deadline is April 1.
In 2019, our scholarship winner was Sydney Spenard. Sydney attended camp at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Sydney had an amazing experience and plans to attend college for athletic training next year! We're looking forward to providing this experience for another deserving student. Current year sophomores & juniors are eligible to apply. Please share the link below with interested students.
Complete information about the scholarship, including past recipients and application, is available at https://www.nhmi.net/scholarship.html
It’s that time of the year again and locally we’re gearing up for our 2020 Student Leaders Program (SLP)!
As a reminder, the Bank of America SLP is an eight (8) week paid summer internship (students will be paid $17/hour) with a Manchester nonprofit.
Below you’ll find additional details around the program as well as links for students to formally apply. Please note, the 2020 Student Leaders application period will be open from November 4, 2019 – January 31, 2020.
To become a Student Leader, the student must:
- Currently be a rising junior or senior in a high school in Manchester
- Be able to participate in an 8-week paid internship ($17/hour) at a local nonprofit organization in Manchester and work 35 hours a week
- Be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship through the end of September 2020
- Be able to participate in a week-long Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. (Summer 2020) (All expenses paid. This week will be part of the 8-week experience)
- Be a student in good standing at their school
- Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator
- Complete and submit an application by Friday, January 31st
Learn more about the Student Leaders Program: https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/global-impact/student-leaders-program-faq.html?bcen=8a6b#fbid=UcLbudBrYxW
Formally apply for the Student Leaders Program: http://www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders
School Nursing Fair
Join us on Friday, Dec 6th, 2019
9:30am – 1:00pm
Why be a nurse?
Discover Rivier’s Nursing Programs
Practice skills in Rivier’s Nursing Simulation Lab
Meet Rivier’s Nursing Students, Faculty & Advisors
Enjoy Lunch in Rivier’s Cafeteria
Contact: Judi O’Hara Ed.D, RN
Director: Undergraduate Nursing Education
NEED FAFSA HELP?
Name: Heba Shabaka
When: Every Friday starting from 10/18
Free FAFSA help!
Heba is a sophomore at UNH Manchester. She graduated from Memorial HS 2018 after coming to the country from Egypt in 2016. We are lucky to have her!
Harvard Women in Business BOLD Conference Invitation
We are writing to you today to invite Manchester West High School to the BOLD Conference 2019 on Harvard’s campus from Saturday, November 9th to Sunday, November 10th, 2019. BOLD (Business Oriented Leadership Development) is a business conference for high school girls presented by Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business.
BOLD, previously known as YWBLC, is part of the larger Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business (HUWIB) organization, which is the largest undergraduate business organization on Harvard’s campus, reaching over 400 members. Our mission is to empower young women and future leaders by uniting them through business education and experience.
Our first two conferences in 2017 and 2018 were remarkable experiences for our organization and for the high school girls who attended. We hope to bring this experience back, but with more! The conference will be a full weekend of dynamic programming that seeks to introduce 500 high school women to the business world and guide them in developing essential skills for charting their path in the field. These women will attend intimate workshops and presentations that help them further develop business, organization, and communication skills that will help them succeed in future endeavors. Other programming includes resume reviews with Harvard undergraduate students, tours of campus, networking lunches, and various industry panels.
Registration is now officially open and will close on November 6th. Additionally, our scholarship application is now open and will close on October 7th. Both registration and the scholarship application can be found at our website, www.huwib-bold.com. For more information about Harvard Women in Business in general, please visit www.huwib.com.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Financial Aid Night
Manchester High School West
Valerie Castonguay, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Applying to College 101
Manchester High School West
Valerie Castonguay, email@example.com
A revolutionary new private messaging & gaming app called BLUR has launched and we are giving away thousands of dollars in scholarship and prizes every day! You can begin winning scholarship money and prized by downloading BLUR for the iPhone or Android by visiting www.theblurapp.com
NEW HUMAN SERVICES CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AT MCC
CHECK OUT THE DETAILS HERE
Located in Brentwood, New Hampshire.
Our goal at HCA is to provide your future graduates with the hands-on training, certification and career services assistance to help you into a new career as a heavy equipment operator. I very much look forward to assisting you with information and with helping your students through the admissions process!
During our six-week program, They will spend approximately 170 hours of ?stick time? gaining experience operating 9 of the most common pieces of heavy construction equipment. At HCA, They never share machines so the experience you gain is ?real time?. Our curriculum is based on industry practices and is recognized on a national level for delivering well-trained graduates. We also have over 350 Partner Companies nationwide that have hired our graduates and appreciate our thorough training. They will learn from some of the best!
In our Heavy Equipment programs, you'll learn core skills that include:
- Basic and Advanced Operational Techniques
- Safety Precautions and Preventative Maintenance
- Reading of Blueprints, Site Layout and Survey
- Excavation Formulas
- Grade Calculations
- Introduction to Project Management
You will be certified on the following equipment:
- Skid-steer (Bobcat)
- Front end Loader
- Articulating Dump Truck
- Backhoe Loader
- Motor Grader
- Vibratory Roller
- Off Road Telescopic Forklift
Our goal is to provide you the equipment operator skills to confidently walk onto a construction project and be a valued member of the team.
Job Leads and Career Services
The industry of construction is sometimes unique when it comes to the job search. Our Career Services Department assists our students with locating good paying jobs throughout the United States as well as counseled on how to represent themselves to a potential employer. Through our Career Services Department the majority of our students get work in the field either while in school or shortly after graduation.
Our tried and true methods repeatedly prove that our system works. Graduates of HCA leave with the knowledge and ability to become some of the construction industry's most successful, innovative leaders, and upon graduation, HCA graduates are ready to meet the demands and requirements of the construction industry.
While in attendance, the Heavy Construction Academy will provide lodging at the Seabrook Inn, Seabrook NH at no cost to you. Lodging includes a continental breakfast, microwaves and refrigerators in your private room; lunches while in school.
Heavy Construction Academy will also provide round trip airfare to HCA. Transportation from airport to hotel and by bus from hotel to campus and back everyday.
The Finishers’ Program at UNH
A collaboration to improve access to and success in college level STEM education between the University of New Hampshire, the National Science Foundation, Manchester West High School, and Dover High School. • $6,000/year scholarship for four years plus any other financial aid • One-on-one tutoring for two years • Consistent faculty mentors throughout college • Personalized laptops to use for four years • Pre-college faculty advising to smooth the transition to college • Industry visits and help finding internships to improve job placement after graduation • Specialized coursework geared towards what you need • Visits back to Dover and ManWest to share your successes • Participation in a scientific inquiry about what works for student success in higher education • What is the Finishers’ Program? The Finishers’ program is a college success program that provides scholarships, continuous academic support throughout a student’s journey from senior year of high school through college graduation, and job/graduate school placement assistance for students’ interested in science, technology, engineering, or math. By involving university faculty and staff during each student’s high school year, the program eases the transition to college. Faculty mentors follow the students through all four years of their college career providing continuity and long term relationships. Specialized visits and programs prepare students for jobs and help them find employment after college. • What are the benefits? $24,000 total scholarship across 4 years, paid tutors for two years, industry visits and partnerships, a laptop for you to use, and faculty and graduate student mentors for all four years that are invested in your success. • Am I eligible? The program is geared towards students who want to attend college, major in a STEM field, and have significant financial need. Federal regulations require that eligibility is based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. To find out if you’re eligible you simply apply to UNH, fill out a FAFSA, and tell us you’re interested. Then we’ll do the rest and let you know in a few days. If you are Pell eligible, which you may already know, then that’s a strong indication you are eligible for this program. • How do I learn more? The team is made up of numerous UNH and high school faculty and staff. The primary faculty contacts if you have questions right now are: David Mattingly, Physics, firstname.lastname@example.org Beth Mattingly, Carsey School of Public Policy, email@example.com Jade Lee, Education, firstname.lastname@example.org If you have any questions feel free to email any of us at the addresses above or talk to your school guidance counselor. Remember, you must apply to UNH and fill out a FAFSA if you are interested. Application deadline is 2/1, and FAFSA deadline is 3/1. Educational Talent Search staff from UNH are already in your school and ready to assist you with these steps. Ask your guidance counselor for an appointment. We hope you take this opportunity to further your career!
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Early College Initiative
The New Hampshire Community College System has established an Early College initiative that will allow our high school students to take credit-bearing courses on their campus. These credits may be applied towards a degree at MCC or possibly transferred to another college or university.
They have drastically reduced the cost of each course to $250 per course for this program, which is a quarter of the actual cost for regular tuition. If your student is interested in getting an affordable jump start on college, contact one of the counselors.
THE SALTER SCHOOL OF NURSING AND SEACOAST CAREER SCHOOLS ARE LOOKING FOR YOU!
We are currently registering students for the following programs for Summer and Fall sessions:
· Licensed Practical Nursing
· Licensed Nursing Assistant
· Patient Care Technician
· Professional Medical Assistant
· Dental Assisting
· Health Claims Specialist
· Massage Therapy
Our students benefit from personalized assistance with the Admissions and Financial Aid process as they explore school selection. As a student they are provided with Career Services and Academic Support throughout their student experience.
Please feel free to contact me should you have any questions for me. Thank you in advance for your time, I look forward to the opportunity to work with your students.
Michelle Eusebio |Director of Admissions
SALTER SCHOOL of NURSING and ALLIED HEALTH SEACOAST CAREER SCHOOLS
Admissions Department ADMISSIONS DEPARTMENT
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ANNOUNCEMENT of 2019-20 ELIGIBLE PROGRAMS
As you share information with students and families about their college and financial aid options, we encourage you to provide information on NEBHE's Tuition Break, the Regional Student Program (RSP).
Through NEBHE's Tuition Break, students are eligible to pay significantly less than the regular out-of-state tuition, when they enroll in eligible programs at out-of-state public colleges and universities within New England. Eligibility varies by college and state.
New this year -- Eligibility options expanded!
More than 900 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs are offered through Tuition Break. Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered under three types ofeligibility categories:
- Flexible eligibility – new for 2019-20! Colleges may choose to offer degree and certificate programs under a new Flexible policy. These programs are eligible for residents of all other New England states (eligibility is not based on the program being unavailable in a student’s home state). Flexible programs are identified in the brochures, catalog and online program lists, in addition to the specialized degree programs.
- Specialized degree programs Colleges may choose to offer certain specialized degree programs, and allow eligibility only for students whose home-state public colleges do not offer the program. Specialized programs are listed in the brochures, catalog and online program lists.
- Proximity Some colleges allow eligibility under the Proximity policy, for students whose home is closer than to an in-state college. Colleges allowing proximity are identified on our website.
Resources for Administrators
NEBHE has mailed 10 state-specific brochures to every high school guidance office and public library throughout New England!
Visit us online to view digital publications and resources:
State specific brochures
New in 2019-20!
Information Sessions or
College Fairs coming up?
Tuition Break representatives participate in college fairs throughout New England. Are you planning a local college fair or college/financial aid information session? Reach out to us for resources, including PowerPoint slides, or to invite us to your event!
Wendy Lindsay, Senior Director, Regional Student Program
Emily Decatur, Assistant Director, Regional Student Program & Transfer Initiatives
New England Board of Higher Education | 857.284.4879 | email@example.com
NEW DUAL ADMISSION PROGRAM BETWEEN OUR COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND THE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NH!
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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE JOHN MASON INSTITUTE
We are a post-secondary career school focused on providing short term courses in the areas of Office Productivity, IT, Medical Administration as well as LNA training through our affiliate The American Red Cross. While our classes are primarily taught in a live classroom setting we also offer RemoteLive training where students can actively participate in a live class from the comfort of their home. To learn more about us please click on the link below!
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ARE YOU THE FIRST IN YOUR FAMILY TO GO TO COLLEGE?
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ATTENTION COLLEGE-BOUND ATHLETES
Are you planning on playing a sport for a Division I or II school? Make sure you register here at the NCAA Eligibility Center
Do you want schools and coaches to find you? Consider this social networking site!
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- NHHEAF's College Insider (Also available in print form in Guidance!) A great A-Z guide for applying to college!
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