• 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

 

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

 

Real World Design Challenge Scholarship (Due: November 17, 2017)

The Real World Design Challenge (RWDC) is an annual high school competition run by a public-private partnership with the goal of sustainably increasing the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. The partners are focused on working within the context of the American educational system to transform STEM education in the United States by providing professional science and engineering and learning resources to students and teachers.  http://www.realworlddesignchallenge.org/overview.php?menu=about-sub 

 

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

 

Points Scholarship (Due: November 30, 2017)

The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays. To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be: at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US., a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Thus far, they have given away more than $650,000 to students through this scholarship program. https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14308/points_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.XSOri5tF.dpbs


Stephen J Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship: (Due: December 5, 2017)

A program that recognizes students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models that provide solutions to eliminate hunger in America. Scholarship winners receive a $5,000 scholarship and a $5,000 grant for their hunger-related charity. http://us.stop-hunger.org/home/grants.html


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

 

Burger King Scholarship (Due: December 15, 2017)

High school seniors, Burger King employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarsship awards for the 2018-2019 school year. High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible and must be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations. https://www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/?utm_source=commercial&utm_medium=commercial&utm_campaign=commercial1


Easton/NFAA Scholarship Program (Due: December 31, 2017)

The National Field Archery Asociation  Scholarship Committee will review and rank the applications, place each applicant into the appropriate category and present their suggestions to the Joint Scholarship Approval Committee for their approval. The Joint Scholarship Approval Committee, consisting of two Directors of the National Field Archery Association Foundation and two Directors of the Easton Foundations, will make a joint decision on winners and the final amounts for each scholarship. https://www.nfaausa.com/scholarships/

Harris Poll Scholarship (Due: December 31, 2017)

To be eligible for the $1,000 Harris Poll Scholarship, you must be: A legal resident of the 50 United States and DC who are: B) 13 years or older at the time of entry,  C) Have not won a prize in the preceding 90 days and D) Not employees of iGain, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, and its advertising and promotions agencies, and/or the immediate families and/or household members of each of the above. Only one entry per person.  *PLEASE ENSURE AFTER APPLYING YOU CLICK ON THE CONFIRMATION EMAIL or YOUR APPLICATION WON'T BE ACCEPTED. $1,000 Harris Poll Scholarship Sweepstakes


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 31, 2018)

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

 

Union Plus Scholarship (Due: January 31, 2018)

Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2018. 
https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/money/union-plus-scholarships

 

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.


Delta College

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

2nd and 6th hour


Northern Michigan University

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

3rd Hour

 


Class of 2017

Class of 2018

Class of 2019

Class of 2020

Open House/Special College Days

Baker College

Information Day

A great way for potential students and families to explore academic offerings, meet faculty and staff, learn about extracurricular opportunities, tour the campus, and see if Baker College is the right place for you!

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Time 6:00PM

Cost: Free


Northern Michigan University

Wildcat Weekend

Students who wish to learn more about NMU and their guests should attend this event! A campus tour is included, along with lunch on campus, sitting in an academic experience, meet with current students and faculty, and talk with an admissions counselor.

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Time: N/A

Cost: Free


Saginaw Valley State University

Cardinal College Day

Come and see what SVSU is all about! We start the day with a presentation from the Admissions Office, then take a comprehensive tour of campus that includes lunch. As part of the day, students will have an opportunity to meet in small groups from a faculty member from their intended program. For undecided students, we hope this is an opportunity to explore one area of interest. The day ends with a full student services fair to ensure you get every question answered!

Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Time: 10:00AM-1:00PM

Cost: Free


University of Michigan: Dearborn

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