• Mrs. Kortney Ball, High School Counselor

    kball@badaxeps.org

    Main Line: (989) 269-9593 ext. 4025

    Counseling Office: (989) 803-9011

  • Ms. Colleen Hooks, College Advisor

    chooks@badaxeps.org

    Main Line: (989) 269-9593 ext. 4003

    Counseling Office: (989) 803-9011

  • Mrs. Nancy Swartzendruber, Admin. Asst./Registrar

    nswartzendruber@badaxeps.org

    Main Line: (989) 269-9593 ext. 4011

    Counseling Office: (989) 803-9011


    It's a great day to be a Hatchet!


Important Information from Your Counselor

Local Scholarships

 

Additional Scholarship Information Available in the Counseling Office

 


State and National Scholarships

Additional Scholarship Information Available in the Counseling Office

 

Horatio Alger Assocation Scholarships (Due: October 25, 2017)

Multiple state, national, career-tech, and targeted (based on school and degree) scholarships available. Application opens on August 1st. More Information and online applications available at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/

 

Prudential Spirit of the Community Scholarship (Due: November 7, 2017)

Are you a high school student who's making a difference through volunteering?  Apply for the 2016 Prudential Spirit of Community Award and you could win $1000 and a trip to Washington DC. Apply at http://spirit.prudential.com

 

Hagan Scholarship (Due: November 15, 2017)

Offering scholarships up to $40,000 to seniors with a 3.5 GPA or higher, 23 or higher on the ACT, who have worked at least 240 hours in the year prior to entering college, and plan to enroll in a four year institution the fall of their graduation year. More information and online application at www.hsfmo.org

 

Most Valuable Student Scholarships (Due: November 27, 2017)

Offering many scholarship opportunities to high school seniors who need financial assistance to attend college. Applications will be judged based on academic achievement, leadership, and financial need. Application opens September 1st. For more information and online application visit: www.enf.elks.org/mvs

 

AXA Achievement Scholarship (Due: December 15, 2017)

Application opens September 5th until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 15th, whichever comes first.

Scholarships available to high school seniors worth $2,500, $10,000, and $25,000 for those who have demonstrated achievement in activities in school, community and/or the workplace. Seniors must plan to enroll full-time in a 2-year or 4-year college or university in the 2018-2019 academic year. More information and online application can be found at https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

 

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award (Due: January 2, 2018)

Open to any graduating senior entering their freshman year at an accredited (not for profit) two- or four-year university, college, or vocational/technical institute. Applicants must be running their own small business in order to be considered for an award. Awarding around 100 scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $25,000. Application opens October 1st. More information and online application at http://www.nfib.com/foundations/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards/

 

Michigan Council of Women in Technology Scholarship (Due: January 2018)

Available beginning in October

The scholarship is open to women of all ages aimed at encouraging female students to pursue technology degrees and certifications. Application opens in October. More information and online application available at www.mcwt.org

 

FFA Scholarship Program (Due: February 2018)

Available beginning November 15th

Many scholarships available for graduating seniors who are members of FFA. More information available at https://www.ffa.org/scholarships Click “2017 Scholarship Catalog” on right side of the page for a complete listing.

 

Team One Credit Union Scholarships (Due: February 15, 2018)

For high school seniors who are members of Team One Credit Union and plan to attend college. Online application for this and many more scholarship opportunities available at www.SaginawFoundation.org

 

MEA Scholarship (Due: February 22, 2018)

For students who are dependents of MEA members, will graduate from Michigan public/private high school with MEA, and plan to attend a Michigan public community college, four-year degree granting institution, vocational training institution, or select private institutions.  Priority is given for: 1. Academic Achievement  2. Extra-Curricular Activities 3. School and Community Service 4. Students from lower income households. Apply at www.mea.org/mea-scholarship      

 

The Engineering Society of Detroit Outstanding High School Student (Due: February 2018)

$1,000 scholarship is available to seniors who plan to pursue a career in engineering or life sciences. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA, have participated in volunteer activities, and provide a recommendation letter with the application. Paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office or online at: www.esd.org

 

State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship (Due: March 2018)

Available beginning in January

For high school seniors who plan to pursue full-time enrollment in a 2- or 4-year college, university, or technical school. Emphasis on students who show leadership, volunteer work, and financial need. GPA must be between a 2.5 and 3.2. More information and online application available at https://www.statefarm.com/about-us/community/education-programs/grants-scholarships/foundations-scholarships 

 

Covenant HealthCare Scholarship (Due: March 2018)

Available beginning in January

Six $2,000 scholarships available for area seniors who plan to pursue an undergraduate degree in human medical sciences or a related health field. Applicant must have a 3.75 GPA or above and provide two recommendation letters. Paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office or online at: http://www.covenanthealthcare.com/main/foundationscholarships.aspx

 

Covenant HealthCare Legal Dependent Scholarship (Due: March 2018)

Available beginning in January

Four scholarships are available to seniors who are legal dependents of a current Covenant HealthCare employee. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or higher, provide two recommendation letters, and plan to pursue a degree at a college or university in fall 2017. Paper Applications available in the BAHS Counseling Office or online at: http://www.covenanthealthcare.com/main/foundationscholarships.aspx

 

Albert Flegenheimer Memorial Scholarship (Due: March 31, 2018)

$2,500 scholarship available to a high school senior who has completed a documented Youth Sugarbeet Project. More information and paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office.

 

Michigan Sugar Next Generation Scholarship (Due: March 31, 2018)

$1,000 scholarship offered to the runner-up of the Albert Flegenheimer Memorial Scholarship (above). More information and paper applications are available in the BAHS Counseling Office.

 

Michigan Retailers Association Scholarship (Due: April 1, 2018)

Awarding scholarships worth $1,000 and $500 if a student or their parents are employed by a business that is a member of MRA. More information and application can be found at www.retailers.com/member-benefits/scholarship-program/

 

Home Builders Association of Saginaw Scholarship (Due: April 21, 2018)

Scholarships available to students who are participating in a technical field of study within the building industry. Open to either part time students working in the industry or full time students who wish to enter the skilled trades. Awarded based on career goals, academic achievement (2.7 GPA or higher), work experience, and community service. More information and online application can be found at www.hbas.org

 

Student-View Scholarship (Due: April 22, 2018)

$11,000 worth of scholarship money being offered to high school seniors who complete a survey about colleges in their area. The scholarships will be awarded by random drawing of completed applications. For more information and online application/survey available at www.student-view.com

 

Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship (Due: June 1, 2018)

$1,000 for seniors who plan to pursue a fashion related field at a post-secondary school or college. Selection is based on academic performance and essay. More information and online application at http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program

 

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship (Due: June 1, 2018)

$1,000 for seniors who plan to pursue an animation related field at a post-secondary school or college. Selection is based on academic performance and essay. More information and online application at http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program

 

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship (Due: June 1, 2018)

$1,000 for seniors who plan to pursue a business related field at a post-secondary school or college. Selection is based on academic performance and essay. More information and online application at: http://www.onlinembareport.com/ombar-aspiring-business-professional-scholarship-program

 

Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship (Due: June 30, 2018)

The Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship is available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be considered, you must submit a maximum 500 - word essay on one of the following topics: "Why is it important to work to delete cyberbullying?" or "How has cyberbullying personally affected you?" Selection is based on the written essay and focus on commitment to the cause of deleting cyberbullying. Winner receives a $1,000 award. Application can be found at http://endcyberbullying.squarespace.com/scholarship

 

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship (Due: June 2018)

$1,000 for high school seniors who plan to pursue a college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Applicants should show academic excellence particularly in the areas of science and math and have a passion for the field of nursing. Application and more information can be found at http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/node/17039

 

Michigan Bean Queen Contest (Due: July 22, 2018)

Applicants must female, high school graduates between the ages of 17-22. An agricultural background is not required. Winner receives a $1,250 college scholarship. For more information visit the Michigan Bean Festival website or call Laura Lubeski at (989) 550-7966.

 

From Failure to Promise Essay Contest (Due: July 31, 2018)

First place: $10,000 and three honorable mentions: $500 each. Essay must be completed based on prompts with at least 1500 words. Contestants must be high school seniors students with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA, pursuing or planning to pursue a degree at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada. More information and online application available at http://www.fromfailuretopromise.com/essay-scholarship-contest--html

 

Michigan American Legion Programs and Scholarships (Due: Varies)

Multiple Scholarships available - check website for specific due dates. Scholarships are available specifically for descendants of war time veterans but also offer general scholarships as well. More information at www.michiganlegion/scholarships 

 

Rosa Parks Scholarship 

For high school seniors who attend public or private Michigan schools and will graduate by August or application year. Requirements: Minimum 2.5 G.P.A., financial need, completed application and essay. More information at http://www.rosaparksscholarshipfoundation.org/Scholarship.htm

 

Scholarship Search Tools:

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 www.scholarshippoints.com/

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College Applications

Stop into the Counseling Office to request your transcript and test scores be sent to the institutions where you have applied.

 

ACT/SAT Info

Our school code is

230-140

Check locations and register online for the ACT Test at: http://www.actstudent.org/

Check locations and register online for the SAT Test at: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines

 

 

AP test Dates

Sign up in the Counseling Office 

 

College Reps and Military visits

Representatives from the following colleges/universities will be visiting BAHS. Junior and senior students that wish to speak with a representative may sign up in the guidance office.

 

Aquinas College

Tuesday, October 25th, 2017

1st Hour


Delta College

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

2nd and 6th hour


Grand Valley State University

Tuesday,October 24, 2017

8th hour


Lawrence Tech

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

2nd and 6th hour


Northern Michigan University

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

3rd Hour

 

Saginaw Valley State University

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

2:29PM

 

University of Michigan

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

12:50PM

 


Class of 2017

Class of 2018

Class of 2019

Class of 2020

Open House/Special College Days

Baker College

Join us at our Muskegon and Clinton Township locations to meet with representatives from multiple law enforcement agencies to learn about potential law enforcement careers. Tour of campus and lunch will be provided as well.

Date: Muskegon-November 3, 2017

Clinton Township-November 10, 2017

Time: 9:30AM-2:00PM

Cost: Free

Please RSVP at getenrolled@baker.edu

 

Central Michigan University

Broadcasting Media Career & Networking Fair

Attend this networking fair sponsored by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and meet your future employer! Co sponsored by CMU's School of Broadcast & Cinematic Arts.

Date:Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time: 12:00PM-3:00PM 

Cost: Free

 

Eastern Michigan University

Explore Eastern

The Explore Eastern Open House is a great way for first-year, transfer and graduate students to learn about EMU and how an Eastern education can create a path to your future. The event features an academic fair, presentations by the deans from each of the five colleges and an optional walking tour of campus. Meet one-on-one with professors from various departments, meet other prospective students and get to know the Eastern community.

Dates: Saturday, November 4, 2017

Time: 10:00AM-1:00PM

Cost: Free

 

Grand Valley State University

Laker Experience Day

This open house program is intended to help students discover why Grand Valley State University might be a great fit, and will help them understand the college search and application process. Includes breakfast, admissions presentation, and campus tour.

Dates: Saturday, October 14, 2017 and Friday, October 27, 2017

Time: 9:00AM-12:15PM

Cost: Free

 

Northern Michigan University

Wildcat Weekend

Campus tour, see a residence hall room, have lunch on campus, meet current students, faculty, and staff ready to answer all of your questions, chat with your admissions counselor, and meet other students interested in becoming NMU Wildcats.

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time: 8:00AM-2:00PM

Cost: Free

 

Oakland University

Come to Discover OU for an admissions presentation and campus tour. Then, chat with academic advisers from your area of interest during a free lunch in the Vandenberg Dining Center. 
Date: Friday, November 17, 2017
Time: 9:00AM-1:00PM
Cost: Free

Saginaw Valley State University

Fall Open House

Take a comprehensive tour of campus that includes housing and classrooms, visit our student services fair with the faculty to ensure you get every question answered!

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Time: 9:00AM-1:00PM

Cost: Free

 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

SAIC Days 2017

SAIC Days are designed to provide information about our curriculum, scholarship opportunities, life on campus, and career development, as well as time for an in-depth review of your portfolio from one of our representatives.

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017

Time: 12:00PM-3:00PM

Cost: Free


University of Michigan: Dearborn

Fall Open House

The Office of Admissions and Orientation invites prospective undergraduate students and their families to join us for our Fall Open House.  This event is an ideal opportunity to learn everything you want to know about UM-Dearborn and the Degree that Makes the Difference.

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time: 12:00PM-3:30PM

Cost: Free

 

Spring Open House

The Office of Admissions and Orientation invites prospective undergraduate students and their families to join us for our Spring Open House.  This event is an ideal opportunity to learn everything you want to know about the University of Michigan-Dearborn and the Degree that Makes the Difference.

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 12:00PM-3:30PM

Cost: Free

 

Western Michigan University

WMU Open House

Don’t miss this opportunity as a prospective student to come to campus and live like a Bronco for a day!  At WMU Open Houses, you have the ability to build your own agenda so that you get the most out of your visit.  Engage with representatives from one of our academic colleges, learn how WMU can help you land your dream job, take a tour of campus and a residence hall, and visit a WMU dining hall for a complimentary lunch.

Dates: 

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Time: Depends on program, click link for details

Cost: Free

 

Broadcasting Media Career & Networking Fair

Attend this networking fair sponsored by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and meet your future employer! Co-sponsored by WMU's School of Communication & WMU's Career and Student Employment Services.

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time: 12:00PM-4:00PM

Cost: Free