Early Awareness - Middle School and Junior High Students
- My Future, My Way - How to Go, How to Pay - from the U.S. Department of Education
- KnowHow2Go- -Middle school Students: College is Closer than You Think!
- Plan for College beginning in 8th Grade - the Make High School Count Program
- Recommended Courses for High School
- Outside of High School (what you do outside of school counts too!)
- Middle School Timeline - from the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance
- Adventures in Education — It may seem like it's a lifetime away, but before you know it you'll be graduating high school and preparing to enter college. It's never too early to start thinking about your future. Adventures in Education (AIE) has useful career and college planning information that can help you get a head start on your future.
Programs administered through the state of Louisiana
Louisiana's "College Knowledge " Program
College Knowledge - This is a new program administered by the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA), aims to help middle school students and their families begin to navigate the financial aid process by providing them with information about appropriate academic preparation and higher education funding sources.
Louisiana's GEAR UP Program
Louisiana's GEAR UP site for students contains grade level plans that describe the types of classes and activities students should complete if they want to attend college. The program is sponsored by the Department of Education.
Louisiana's "TOPS" Scholarship Program
- TOPS Core Curriculum- review this list of required courses that students must complete while in high school
- TOPS Eligibility Brochure -this brochure explains all the requirements of the program
Summer Programs at Loyola
Our College of Music and Fine Art's offers prepatory programs in Art, Ballet and Music.To learn more, go to http://cmfa.loyno.edu/prep-arts/about-preparatory-arts
Academic Year Programs
During the academic year, students in our service learning programs are working with the following schools and programs to provide positive role models to the children in our community
Additional opportunities will be available starting during the 2012 Fall Semester through the Community Based Federal Work Study Program.
Other Scholarship Programs
- The Girls Going Places® Entrepreneurship Award Program is Guardian's annual initiative designed to reward the enterprising spirits of girls ages 12 to 18. Guardian awards prizes to 15 girls who demonstrate budding entrepreneurship; are taking the first steps toward financial independence; and make a difference in their schools and communities. Prizes totaling $30,000 are granted to three top winners and 12 finalists each year, to further their entrepreneurial pursuits or save for college.
- Scholarships for Children Under Age 13
Other Enrichment Programs
Girls First is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing sport and movement opportunities to underserved girls in the metropolitan New Orleans area. Girls participating in the program attend a weeklong residential sports camp held annually on the Tulane University campus and are encouraged to attend monthly activities throughout the year.
I Have A Dream Foundation works to ensure that all children in this nation have the opportunity to pursue higher education and to fully capitalize on their talents, aspirations, and leadership to have fulfilling careers and create a better world.
The Roots of Music - provides music education in history, theory, instrumental instruction and ensemble performance. Furthermore, academic tutoring is offered to ensure the students maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in school.Participation in the Roots of Music is free for the students but attendance is mandatory. Program hours are Monday through Thursday 4-7pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm at the Louisiana State Museum in the Cabildo.
Updated May 13, 2012