27 September 2010

Scholarships Available to Students!

USA TODAY All-USA Community College Academic Team

Twenty students will be selected to the national team, each receiving a $2,500 stipend and medallion. These students will be featured in the USA TODAY newspaper and presented at Phi Theta Kappa's Presidents Breakfast held during the Annual Convention of the American Association of Community Colleges Convention (AACC) April 11, 2011, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Coca-Cola All-State Community College Academic Team

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola All-State Community College Academic Team. Fifty students will be named Gold Scholars, receiving $1,500, fifty students will be named Silver Scholars, receiving $1,250, and fifty students will be named Bronze Scholars, receiving $1,000. A state may have multiple Gold, Silver, or Bronze Scholars. All scholars will also receive special medallions and will be featured in USA TODAY on April 11, 2011.

The top scoring student in each of the fifty states will be named a New Century Scholar and will receive a $2,000 stipend. In addition, one student for a Phi Theta Kappa chapter in Alberta, Canada, and one student for a Phi Theta Kappa chapter outside of the United States and Canada will be awarded. New Century Scholars will be presented at the AACC Convention.

Phi Theta Kappa sponsors 37 All-State Academic Team
http://www.ptk.org/schol/allstate/ recognition ceremonies, during which stipends, scholarships and special recognitions are presented to All-State Team winners.

NOTE: Nominated students who are also Phi Theta Kappa members can qualify for the Guistwhite Scholarship http://www.ptk.org/schol/guistwhite/> by completing two additional Guistwhite questions online.

The 2011 Application is now online:
All students may log in to the application by going to http://my.ptk.org/edge/.

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