FAFSA Fridays in February

Virginia Tech is hosting FAFSA Fridays in February

800 Washington St SW Suite 200, Blacksburg, VA 24061

540/231-5179 • Fax 540/231-9139 • finaid@vt.edu www.finaid.vt.edu






WHEN:        FEBRUARY 05, 2015 – 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

FEBRUARY 12, 2015 – 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

FEBRUARY 19, 2015 – 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

FEBRUARY 26, 2015 – 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM







National Honor Society MEMBERS…Scholarship Information

2015-16 NHS Scholarship Application Procedures

The application process for the NHS Scholarship Program is administered online by International Scholarship and Tuition Services (ISTS.) The deadline to complete and submit the student portion of the online form is February 16, 2016. The deadline for advisers and principals to complete and submit their recommendations and certifications is February 24, 2016.


  • Go to https://aim.applyists.net/NHS, create an account using your email address and a password. If you are prompted for a Program Key, enter NHS.
  • You can make changes to your application until February 16, 2016. The student portion of the form will be read-only after February 16.
  • Complete the student portion of the application.
  • On the recommendations tab, enter the name and email address of your NHS adviser (or guidance counselor) for the corresponding verification, recommendation, and electronic signature request. ISTS will send an automated email to that individual with instructions and a code to complete the verification, recommendation, and electronic signature.
  • Enter the name and email address of your principal in the corresponding recommendation and electronic signature request. ISTS will send an automated email to him or her with instructions and a code to complete the recommendation and electronic signature.*
  • Prior to February 24 confirm that both your adviser and principal have completed their portions. You can log into your account at any time to check the status of your application.


*Students may choose to print a hard copy of the recommendation request and distribute it to their adviser and principal. Please do not delay in verifying that your recommendations have been submitted. The adviser and principal portions must be done by February 24.


For assistance: If you experience any problems with the online process, please refer to the FAQs section of your application, or contact ISTS at 855-670-4787 or ContactUs@applyISTS.com. ALL technical issues must be forwarded to ISTS.

Virginia State Chapter P.E.O. Scholarships

Virginia State Chapter P.E.O. Scholarships

There are several scholarship available for students.
Eligibility Requirements are:
1. Us Citizen
2. High School Graduate
3. Attend as a full time student
4. GPA 3.0
5. Financial Need
6. Be well-rounded in activities
7. Have life & career goals that can be met through a specific field of study
8. Have three current character recommendations
For applications please go to scholarships at www.vapeo.org

Bluefield College Academic Days (Open House)

On November 2nd and 9th – 12th   Bluefield State College will be hosting Academic Days (Open House) attached is a flyer about the event and is open for all prospective students.  Faculty will provide a “front row seat” to the majors in their school. Students will be able to ask questions of the experts and receive a tour of the school.  More importantly students gain knowledge of how their interests translate into a major, major translates into a degree, and degree translates into a career.


Students and parents who wish to attend must pre-register online at www.bluefieldstate.edu. Students are responsible for their transportation to and from the college.


Each Academic Day begins with check-in at 9:00 AM in Dickason Hall on the Bluefield campus. Each day should conclude by Noon.


Students should register for the academic day corresponding with their major of interest. Only majors by the applicable school will be discussed and presented on that specific academic day.

For example, a student interested in Psychology or Criminal Justice would attend the School of Arts & Sciences academic day.  Nursing will not be covered on the School of Arts & Sciences day.


Bluefield State College will provide an “absence from school excuse” slip to each student in attendance as verification of attending the academic day.

Scholarship: Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship Award

Each year the Pulaski Elks organization offers this opportunity to students from our Lodge jurisdiction.  Interested students may go online and review the Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship Award.  Over the years our Lodge has had many students apply for this Elks prestigious scholarship.  Many from our community have gone on to win a state sponsored and national scholarship award.


Of recent our lodge had three state winners in the 2013 competition.  These students are and will receive financial help in their education for their 4 years of enrollment.

Please follow the link below to complete the application:  http://www.elks.org/enf/scholars/.  December 4 is the deadline.

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