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    Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship - ISTS Programs
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    We are pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. This program, funded through the Comcast Foundation, recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for their commitment to community service, academics, and demonstrated leadership. To acknowledge these accomplishments, recipients of the award will receive a one-time grant of $1,000.

    Requirements:

    • Full-time high school senior currently enrolled at a high school within a Comcast Community or otherwise approved by Comcast.
    • Student grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
    • Student demonstrates leadership abilities in school activities or through work experiences.
    • Student shows a strong commitment to and involvement in community service.
    • Student plans to attend an accredited, nonprofit college, university, or vocational/technical school in the United States.
    • Student will need to verify nomination by entering the Comcast School Code (CSC), provided by the principal or guidance counselor.
    • Student will need to complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form.  If the nominee is not over the age of eighteen, the parent/guardian must complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form.

    Key Reminders:

    • You may nominate only one senior from your high school to apply for this award.
    • Students do not need to subscribe to Comcast cable service in order to be eligible for a scholarship.
    • Employees of Comcast, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and the children and other family members of Comcast employees and employees of Comcast’s subsidiaries and affiliates are not eligible.
    • Nomination does not guarantee a scholarship.
    • Follow up with your nominee to ensure all online application requirements are submitted by December 3, 2015.  Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

    Principal/Guidance Counselor Instructions:

    • Please review the requirements above and select the best nominee to represent your school.
    • Nominate only one senior. Multiple applicants will result in disqualification of all entries from your school. You will need the following information to nominate your student:
      • Nominee First and Last Name
      • Nominee GPA Scale and current GPA
      • Nominee Email Address

    Once you have confirmed the information above and are ready to complete your nomination, select the “Click to Nominate” button below to login to your existing account with International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) or to create a new account.

    Please note that the Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program is independently administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS).  Should you have any questions or need further information, please contact ISTS at (855) 670-4787, or by e-mail at comcast@applyists.com.  To connect with past winners, please visit www.facebook.com/ComcastLeadersandAchievers or learn more about our other Community Investment initiatives at www.comcast.com/community.

     

    Sincerely,

    Signature

    Charisse R. Lillie
    Vice President, Community Investment – Comcast Corporation
    President, Comcast Foundation

    The Leaders and Achievers Scholarships are one-time awards in the amount of $1,000 for use towards college costs and expenses. Scholarship awards are nonrenewable and are not based on financial need. To be eligible to apply for and receive a scholarship, a student must be a full-time high school senior at the time of application; must demonstrate a strong commitment to community service; must display leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience; must have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher at the time of application; must attend a high school in a community served by Comcast or otherwise approved by Comcast; and the student must, and if the student is under the age of eighteen, the student’s parent or guardian must complete and approve the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, disability or national origin. Children and other family members of Comcast employees and employees of Comcast’s subsidiaries and affiliates are not eligible. The number of scholarships awarded each year varies and is determined in the sole discretion of Comcast. If the number of scholarship applicants exceeds the number of available scholarships in a given year, scholarships will be awarded to approved recipients (those that meet all requirements, including all deadlines) in the sole discretion of Comcast.
    The program is administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (“ISTS”), an independent firm that specializes in managing sponsored scholarship programs. The Comcast Foundation reserves the right to interpret and review the terms, conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make changes at any time, including termination of the program. By applying, applicants agree that Comcast will have no liability for any of its acts or omissions in operating the program, including on account of any of the acts or omissions of ISTS. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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    AXA Achievementsm helps students take the next step toward college and educators take the next step toward success.

     
         

     

    AXA Achievementsm Community Award

    Up to 180 winners nationwide

    Scholarships of $2,500

    Apply by: February 1, 2016

    Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted. APPLY NOW!

    Every winner's high school will also receive a grant of $2,500 for educators' professional development

     

     
     

     

    Let your students know!

     

    Attention high school seniors:

    Are you active in your community?

    Have you led a project that benefits others?

    Have you overcome personal challenges?

     

     
     

    Visit www.axa-achievement.com
    to learn more and apply online.


    AXA Achievementsm is funded by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.

    Please do not reply to this e-mail.

     
     
     
     
     



    As your students continue their college search, many are probably asking about scholarships. Here are some helpful links and information about academic scholarship opportunities at Georgia Southern. The priority deadline for scholarships at Georgia Southern is November 1st, and the final deadline is February 1st.

    In addition to applying for Financial Aid by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Georgia Southern offers many academic scholarships to help high-achieving students cover their expenses. We offer three different tiers of scholarships, each with their own interview event.

     

     

    Southern Scholars Showcase is for students have at least a 1300 SAT (math + critical Reading) or a 29 composite ACT. 

     

     

    Scholars' Day is for students who have at least a 1200 SAT (math + critical reading) or 27 composite ACT.

     

     

     

    The Leadership Conference is for students who have shown outstanding leadership in their high schools and communities. Students must have at least an 1100 SAT (math + critical reading) or a 24 composite ACT and a 3.0 GPA.


    All scholarship events are by invitation only, so please encourage qualified students to complete the MyScholarships application. If you would like a list of students from your school who are eligible for academic scholarships, or if you have any questions, please contact me at 912.478.5391 or admissions@GeorgiaSouthern.edu.

     
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