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Karen Martinez, College, Career, and Military Readiness Counselor

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West Brook High School
College, Career & Military Readiness Center
Friday, August 23, 2019

All dates and deadlines are subject to change. Please check with the appropriate entity for final confirmation. 
The Beaumont Independent School District Calendar is available at www.bmtisd.com

Beaumont ISD College, Career & Military Readiness Centers Disclaimer
Beaumont ISD’s College, Career & Military Readiness Centers are a resource for students, parents, and the community regarding post secondary educational opportunities.  The information available from the College, Career & Military Readiness Centers is provided as a free resource. While we strive to keep information accurate and up to date, Beaumont ISD has no control over changes, updates, or the practices of any post secondary institutions, scholarship providers, or college and career entities.

The Beaumont ISD Scholarship List is based on the most current information available.  Amounts, Deadlines, and Requirements are subject to change. It is the student’s responsibility to meet deadline dates and provide the necessary documentation for the scholarship.  In addition, it is the student’s responsibility to check personal email correspondence regarding scholarships, college admissions requirements, and any other postsecondary ventures.

Beaumont ISD has no control over scholarships and/or awards.  This includes but is not limited to scholarship providers, legality of scholarship/award, accuracy of scholarship, or the ability of the scholarship provider to furnish the award.  Scholarship providers decide who the award recipient(s) will be. Therefore, applying for scholarships is at your own risk.

College, Career & Military Readiness Coordinator: Mrs. Karen Martinez

Office: West Brook High School C 17
Phone: 409-617-5540
Email: [email protected]

WBHS School Code: 440-513; You must select West Brook Sr. High School in Beaumont, TX. 

Website of the Month:

BISD Scholarship Spreadsheet and Database:
www.tinyurl.com/bmtisdscholarships
Scholarships, search engines, helpful links 

Important Information: Scholarships, Helpful Links, Search Engines, Summer Camps, University Specific Scholarships
www.tinyurl.com/bmtisdscholarships
www.bmtisd.com > Programs > College & Career Readiness > Scholarships> Scholarship Resources/ Links

SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships: www.tinyurl.com/bmtisdscholarships
 www.bmtisd.com > Programs > College & Career Readiness > Scholarships> Scholarship Resources/ Links
Please check each scholarship. Deadlines vary. Apply early. Please submit each scholarship at least 2 weeks prior to the posted deadline. 
New Scholarships:

 

Scholarship
Due Date
Award

  • CVS Pharmacy Business Scholarship
    08-29-2019
    $5,000
  • ExpressVPN – Future of Privacy Scholarship
    08-31-2019
    $5,000
  • College is Power Scholarship – CIP
    08-31-2019
    $1,000
  • Gates Scholarship
    09-15-2019
    considered Full Ride
  • Golden Door Scholars
    09-16-2019
    $40,000

West Brook High School Presentations and College Visits: 

  • SCAD
    Thurs., Sept. 5, 2019
    All Lunches
  • St. Edwards
    Thurs., Sept 12, 2019
    All Lunches
  • 2019 Southeast Texas Youth Career Expo
    Thurs., Sept. 26, 2019
    Applications available Sept. 3

West Brook HIgh School Military Visits: All visits are 5th period in the cafeteria

  • Navy
    • Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
    • Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
    • Mon., Nov. 18, 2019
    • Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
    • Mon.Apr. 20, 2020
    • Mon., May 18, 2020
  • Marines
    • Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
    • Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
    • Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
    • Tues., Dec. 17, 2019
    • Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
    • Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
    • Tue., Apr. 21, 2020
    • Tue., May 19, 2020
  • Nat. Guard/ Coast Guard
    • Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
    • Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
    • Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
    • Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
    • Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
    • Wed.. Feb. 19, 2020
    • Wed., Apr. 22, 2020
    • Wed., May 20, 2020
  • Army
    • Thu. Sept. 19, 2019
    • Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
    • Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
    • Thur., Dec. 19, 2019
    • Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
    • Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
    • Thu., Apr. 23, 2020
    • Thu., May 21, 2020
  • Air Force
    • Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
    • Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
    • Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
    • Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
    • Fri, Feb. 21, 2020
    • Fri., Apr. 24, 2020
    • Fri., May 22, 2020

Student-Athlete Eligibility Centers:

NAIA 
https://www.playnaia.org/

NCAA
www.eligibilitycenter.org
Registration begins in 10th grade

OPEN HOUSES

College Fair
Thurs, Sept 12, 2019; 6-8pm
Located at Lamar University with colleges from around the country

Please register for your grade level counselor’s remind!

SENIORS
FAFSA: www.fafsa.ed.gov
Now: Senior Student and Parents:  create your FSAID at www.fafsa.ed.gov
October 1, 2019: FAFSA opens; complete early 
State of Texas Priority Deadline: January 15, 2020
Complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA (use the 2018 parent AND student paper taxes-the exact address is critical)

College/ University Admissions: Please check each college/university individually. Deadlines vary.

College/University Applications: Check with the individual college or university. These are two (2) websites used by many colleges and universities: 

www.applytexas.org
www.commonapp.org

Zero-Interest Student Loans Frost Bank Zero-Interest Student Loan Program: Frost Bank has 4 different zero-interest student loan programs offered through the Trust Department at Frost Bank. If you are interested, please contact Frost Bank after November 1 to request an application packet for the upcoming fall/spring long term school year. Applications are mailed at the end of November and are accepted between January 1 and February 28th or March 31st each year. 
Frost Bank Student Loan Division: P.O. Box 8210, Galveston, TX 77553-8210; 409-770-5665.

JUNIORS
Register for your SAT and/or ACT soon. Please take one or both of these by the end of your junior year. 
Select your top 4 universities by the end of your junior year. Many university applications will open during the summer. 
Register for at least 2 scholarship search engines. 

College Entrance Exams
WBHS School Code: 440-513 (Be sure to register for West Brook High School in BEAUMONT, TX)
SAT: www.collegeboard.org
Fees: SAT: $49.50; SAT with Essay: $64.50 (Fee Waivers available for students who receive free or reduced lunch- see counselors office for waiver).
Late Registration Fee: $29 (There are no fee waivers for the late registration fee).

SAT Free Tutorials: 
www.Khanacademy.org (can link to your College Board account)
Satpractice.org (download the free app)
www.March2success.com
https://www.princetonreview.com/college/sat-act

SAT Test Date (Saturdays)
Registration Deadlline
Late Registration Deadline (mailed registrations)
Deadline for Changes & Late Registration (online & phone)

  • August 24, 2019
    July 26, 2019
    August 6, 2019
    August 13, 2019
    October 5, 2019
    September 6, 2019
    September 17, 2019
    September 24, 2019
    November 2, 2019
    October 3, 2019
    October 15, 2019
    October 22, 2019
    December 7, 2019
    November 8, 2019
    November 19, 2019
    November 26, 2019
    March 14, 2020
    February 14, 2020
    February 25, 2020
    March 3, 2020
    May 2, 2020
    April 3, 2020
    April 14, 2020
    April 21, 2020
    June 6, 2020
    May 8, 2020
    May 19, 2020
    May 27, 2020

ACT: www.act.org
Fees: ACT: $52; ACT with writing: $68(Fee Waivers available for students who receive free or reduced lunch- see counselors office for waiver).
Late Registration: $30 (There are no fee waivers for the late registration fee).

ACT Free Tutorials: www.March2success.com
ACT Academy: https://academy.act.org
Study Guide, “Question of the Day, Practice for Each Subject: www.act.org
https://www.princetonreview.com/college/sat-act

ACT Test Dates (Saturdays)
Registration Deadline
Late Registration Deadline

  • September 14, 2019
    August 16, 2019
    August 17-30, 2019
    October 26, 2019
    September 20, 2019
    September 21-October 4, 2019
    December 14, 2019
    November 8, 2019
    November 9-22, 2019
    February 8, 2020
    January 10, 2020
    January 11-17, 2020
    April 4, 2020
    February 28, 2020
    February 29-March 13, 2020
    June 13, 2020
    May 8, 2020
    May 9-22, 2020
    July 18, 2020
    June 19, 2020
    June 20-26, 2020
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