Class of 2020 and 2021
This is the last month to be able to complete #2 and #4 tasks. The College Board is awarding $25 MILLION in scholarships over the next five years, beginning with the class of 2020. All students have to do is complete essential college planning steps, no application required. Click here for details.
Congratulations to Nataly Ariza, Joanne Wang and Kimberly Hamilton who were awarded the West Orange HS PTSO Ultimate Warrior Scholarship on Monday. These scholarships are awarded by the PTSO to WOHS Seniors annually based on character and service.
The College Board has joined Telemundo to launch College Board and Telemundo Academy Triunfadores, a joint public campaign to guide Spanish-speaking families through the college planning process and help students earn college scholarships. Click here for details.
Senior Ladies! The Central Florida Women's League Scholarship is now accepting applications. Must have minimum 3.0 GPA and extracurricular/community involvement. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to say you're interested in applying. SEVERAL scholarships are awarded to students from 5 area schools including West Orange High School.
Have you heard about the Top 10 Knights program at UCF? In addition to guaranteeing admission to UCF, Top 10 Knights guarantees on-campus housing for qualifying Florida seniors in the top ten percent of their graduating class! Click here for details.
The Danniel J. Petro Scholarships in Partnership with the West Orange Foundation
This scholarship opportunity is provided through the West Orange Foundation, Inc. (WOF) and administrated by the West Orange Chamber of Commerce (WOCC). The scholarship fund was established to make it possible for eligible students from local high schools to further their education at Valencia College (any campus), Orange Technical College, or the University of Central Florida. The West Orange Foundation is able to fund the scholarships through the generous contributions of the Petro Family Foundation.
In order to qualify eligible senior students must:
-have a current GPA of 2.75 (either weighted or unweighted)
-apply to attend either Valencia, UCF or Orange Technical Colleges
Up to several student recipients may be awarded $1000 scholarships; the number of recipients will be dependent upon the amount of money available in the scholarship fund at the time of the award. Two student recipients will be awarded $2500 scholarships from the Petro Family Foundation.
Click here for complete details and to download the application.
The QuestBridge scholarship is available to current Juniors who are planning to apply to college during the fall of senior year with high academic achievement and a low-income background/financial hardship. Apply for this full scholarships to summer programs at Yale, Notre Dame, and more! Click here to view all of the scholarships available to West Orange High School students.
Rising juniors, rising seniors and soon to be graduates have a chance to attend a “virtual camp” and earn a stipend through Career Source. It is a great opportunity to explore CTE programs.
Click here to learn about the CTE Explore program.
Click here to learn about Advanced Manufacturing and Robotics
Click here to learn about the Computer Coding program