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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Fort Worth Church Unveils First Faith-Based GO Center in Texas

A new GO Center, aimed at helping Fort Worth ISD high school students and their families prepare for college, debuted on Wednesday, January 23rd. The center is located in the Stop Six Church of Christ on East Berry Street.

GO Centers are part of the College for Texans initiative, which endeavors to increase the overall Texas higher education participation rate. It is also a key component in the FWISD high school completion strategy. The Stop Six GO Center is the first of its kind in the state to be located in a church. The Center provides computer access to scholarship and financial aid information, mock SAT tests, career exploration, and application assistance to high school students and their parents.

On hand to launch the program were a host of church, community, and business leaders, as Pastor Joe D. Gibbs proudly unveiled the new computer resource facility.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Scholarship Information for Our Kids

The following Internet Scholarship information is posted to give our students some targets to shoot for in their aspirations to achieve their post-secondary education.

Anita Perry, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator, Academic Advisement
Guidance and Counseling
100 N. University, NW248
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Phone: 817.871.2800
Fax: 817.871.2807

College For Texans

College Board


College is Possible

Texas Mentor

College Net


Free Scholarship Search

USA Funds

Wired Scholar

Scholarship Search

Free College Scholarships and Financial Aid Information

Accounting Scholarship


American Geological Institute Geoscience Scholarship

American Institute of Architects

American Psychological Association

American Society for Microbiology


Association Graduate Funding

Brand Essay Competition

College Fund

Discover Card Tribute Award

Elks National Foundation

Federal Scholarship & Aid Gateway


Gateway to 10 Free Scholarships

Gateways to US Government Grants

Holocaust Remembrance


International Students Scholarships and Aid Help

International Students

Lucent Technology

NACME Scholarship Program

National Alliance for Excellence

Presidential Freedom
(Same site as Americorps)

Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Sallie Mae’s Free Online

Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies

Siemens Westinghouse Competition

Student Inventors

Target Scholarship

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Tylenol Scholarships

United States Institute of Peace

William Randolph Hearst Endowed

Scholarships for women: AAUW

Zonta International

Scholarships for minorities: Gates Millennium Scholarship

GE and LuLac

Hispanic College Fund

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic Scholarship Guide

Jackie Robinson Foundation

Minority Health Program

Ron Brown Scholarship

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund

United Negro College Fund

Center for Student Opportunity

Scholarship for children of military personnel: AFCEA International

Air Force Aid Society

Army Emergency Relief


Marine Corps Scholarships

Military Page

Navy Marine Corps Relief

ROTC Scholarship

Promethean Board demonstration