Guidance

Welcome to HS Guidance! 

**New Scholarship Calendar**

Please visit our new Scholarship calendar for the Guidance page. All scholarships will be listed on the date that they are due. Please take time to register for the alerts for the calendar so each time something new is posted you will get an e-mail with the new scholarship information. Then, if you are interested in the scholarship you can go to the calendar and look at the specific information and get the application.

To subscribe to the alerts, click on the Scholarship Calendar on the left hand side of the page. Then, when the calendar comes up you will see a small white envelope with a green check mark. Please click on that. Fill in the information requested, the title would be Scholarship Alerts, then add your e-mail address and click add alerts.

~UPCOMING EVENTS~
DRIVERS EDUCATION
SUMMER 2017


South Jefferson will be holding Drivers Education this summer. The cost to students will be $400.00. Classes will run for the month of July with the specific schedules for each student being determined at the orientation in June. Please click the link below to print off the information and registration form. If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail me at eclark@spartanpride.org .

DRIVERS ED INFO & APPLICATION 2017.pdf 

ACT & SAT 
Registration Information

ACT Link -- www.act.org


Students should check with the college where they are applying to determine if SAT or ACT scores are required. Please see your School Counselor if you have any questions. 

NYS Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Incentive Program

The NYS STEM Incentive Program provides a full SUNY tuition scholarship to the top 10 percent of students in each NYS high school if they pursue a STEM degree in an associate's or bachelor's degree program and agree to live in NYS and work in a STEM field in NYS for five years after graduation. For full details please visit:

https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/nys-grants-scholarships-awards/nys-science-technology-engineering-and-mathematics-stem-incentive-program.html


 SUNY Plattsburgh North Country Scholarship

If you are a North Country resident with a high school grade average of 90 or above and a qualifying SAT/ACT score, you can come to SUNY Plattsburgh and pay NO tuition. And if you keep your grades up, your free tuition can last up to four years. Here's the deal:

* Graduate from a high school in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis or St. Lawrence County.
* Graduate in June 2017 and have a cumulative average of 90 or above in a Regents program of study at the time of admission.
* Earn a 1080 or higher on the new SAT (Evident-Based Reading and Writing and Math scores combined), or a 1000 or higher on the old SAT (Critical Reading and Math scores combined). Note -- scores will not be super scored across the new SAT and old SAT exams. Or, earn a 21 or higher on the ACT.
* Applicants to our nursing program are not eligible for the North Country Scholarship but are instead eligible for the Cardinal Nursing Scholarship.
* Be accepted for admission to SUNY Plattsburgh.
* Pay $250 deposit before starting freshman year. Funds are applied to other billed costs.
* Attend full-time beginning in August 2017, taking 12 or more credits.
* Live on campus or commute from home. Room, board, and fees are not included in scholarship.
* Complete college application for admission and related requirements, including filing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and applying to the New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). The Plattsburgh school code must be included on both the FAFSA (002849) and Tap application (0940).
* Must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident, or other eligible non-citizen who pays the in-state tuition rate.
* Scholarship covers unpaid tuition after Tuition Assistant Program benefits and any other tuition-specific scholarship for which you are eligible have been applied. Scholarship is for unpaid tuition only. Student is responsible for fees, textbooks, related supplies and any room and board.
* Maintain a 3.25 cumulative GPA in each fall or spring semester to which the scholarship applies. Student may receive scholarship for up to eight semesters of consecutive full-time study. One probationary semester is available if student falls below cumulative GPA. If the student does not satisfy all the standards at the end of this probationary semester or in any future semester, the student becomes permanently ineligible for the award in future semesters.

Other notes:

Scholarship is not increased based upon a reduction or loss of TAP resulting from circumstances within a student's control. Examples can include, but are not limited to, loss of TAP from repeat coursework and loss of TAP from course withdrawals.

Students who need to withdraw may maintain eligibility under certain circumstances.

For more information about Financial Aid at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Financial Aid Office
Location:  Kehoe Administration Building, Suite 401-410
Phone:  (518) 564-2072
Toll Free Phone:  (877) 768-5976
Fax:  (518) 564-4079
Email:  finaid@plattsburgh.edu

Mailing Address:

Financial Aid Office
SUNY Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-12681


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