guidance
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

2014 Graduates: Don't forget to request a final transcript to be sent to your school of choice. Students who have taken classes at Angelina need to have a final transcript sent there as well; you will also need to rerquest that Angelina send a transcript to the college or university that you will be attending in the fall.

2015-16 SENIORS: Begin looking at colleges and universities. Take a tour this summer and review admission requirements!!



Bullying, Dating Violence, and Harrassment - Parent/Student Rights 



Transcript Request: Students, if you need a transcript mailed to a college or university, please complete a transcript request form and email it to Mrs. Elster or turn it into the office. Use the link below to access the form. Out of school students will need to add their signature and can fax or email their requests to Mrs. Abbey @ 936-563-1010.

Transcript Request Form 



The Texas Transition and Employment Guide provides youth, young adults, parents and professionals with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress towards post-secondary goals to education, employment, and community living.

The Texas Transition and Employment Guide




Scholarships:

BSISD General Scholarship Application: Graduating seniors need to complete this scholarship application to be considered for the Bergaman, Davison, & Webster Scholarship, the Purple & White Scholarship, and various other local awards. You may pick up an application in Ms. Dahls's office or access it online: General Scholarship Application Deadline: May 7

Odenza Marketing Group Spring Scholarship -
 $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: March 30, 2015)
To be Eligible a student must:
1) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30th, 2015.
2) Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the March 30th, 2015 deadline.
3) Have at least one full year of post secondary studies remaining at the time of the award. (Current High School Students are also eligible.)
4) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
Applications can be found by going to:
odenza scholarship

Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship -
 $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: April 1st, 2015)
To be Eligible a student must:
1) Be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2015.
2) A student can be enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer.
3) Students must be Canadian or US residents.
4) Students must answer the essay question on the website online application form.
Applications can be found by going to:
Study habits scholarship

Find A Law Scholarship -
 $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 15th, 2015)
To be Eligible a student must:
1) Be Enrolled in full-time studies at a college, trades, or technical school by no later than September 2015.
2) Currently reside in the United States and intend on continuing studies in the United States.
3) Complete the Online Form and Short Question by no later than May 15, 2015.
Applications can be found by going to:
Find a Law Scholarship

 Ronald McDonald House Charities U.S. Scholarship Program

Graduating high school seniors, visit www.rmhc.org for more informtation or apply today at https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC
Application Deadline is January 21, 2015

PLAYING WITH PURPOSE AWARD

The 2014-2015 SQ PWP Scholarship Program is now accepting applications! 
$14,000 worth of scholarships are available to Christian Student Athletes!

Sophomore, Junior and Senior athletes must meet the following criteria:
1. Currently a high school sophomore, junior or senior
2. Maintians a minimum "C" grade average or higher
3. Currently a varsity level athlete in one or more sports
4. A committed follower of Jesus Christ
For complete listing of benefits and opportunities and to fill out the online application, visit: Playing with a Purpose
DEADLINE to apply: February 1, 2015

BURGER KING/McLamore Foundation Scholars Program
Up to $50,000 is Scholarship awards!

High School seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Apply today: www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
Deadline to apply: January 10, 2015
Sally Elster, Counselor 
Phone: 563-1027 
email: selster@bigsandyisd.net

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Recommended Links:

Kuder Student Accounts
Apply for Personal Identification Numbers
FAFSA On-line
ACT Registration
SAT Registration
THEA Registration
National Merit Scholarship Program
Dating Violence Information Website
Report Child Abuse or Neglect
Zinch Scholarship Search
Selective Service
Fastweb Scholarship Search
Bullying Incident Report Form
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