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Aim High Program. Welcome. Aim High Program. Dr. Leslie Jones Director of the Honors College. Aim High Program. Dr. Michael Lane Assistant Director of the Honors College. Aim High Program. Ms. Angela Mead Honors and Scholarships Advisor. Aim High Program. Mr. Kent Miller, J.D.

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Dr. Leslie Jones

Director of the

Honors College

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Dr. Michael Lane

Assistant Director of the

Honors College

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Ms. Angela Mead

Honors and Scholarships Advisor

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Mr. Kent Miller, J.D.

Academic Advisor,

Pre-Law and


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Ms. CatinaDebord

Administrative Assistant

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Mr. Corey Bullock

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Program Assistant

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Dr. Dale Wheeler


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Who are the

AIM High Students?

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Sophomores with a 3.75 GPA and higher

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82 AIM High Students Candidates

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Physical Sciences1518.3%




Fine Arts1113.4%

Social Sciences 7 8.5%

Health Sciences 5 6.1%

Technology 4 4.9%

Undecided 4 4.9%

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Do you have a faculty mentor?

Yes 7.0% No 93.0%

Do you have a current resume?

Yes 54.9% No 45.1%

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Are you planning on attending graduate school?

Yes 77.5%No 0.0% Unsure 22.5%

Have you written a personal statement for a scholarship application?

Yes 39.4%No 60.6%

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Purpose: To preparestudents to gain admission to nationally-recognized graduate programs and apply for competitive prestigious scholarships.

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Hey AIM High Director!

I want to apply to graduate school.

I want to apply for a prestigious scholarship.

Are you ready?

How have you prepared?

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How to be prepared

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Engage in a scholarly activity with a faculty mentor and obtain funding support.

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Have a well-written


Personal Statement

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Know in advance application requirements, deadlines, and opportunities

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Maintain a current resume

Prestigious Scholarship Program Website

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Aim High Program Goals

Attend an APPetite for Life Event

Dinner with ASU faculty

Discussion about

setting and attaining career goals

Appetite for life fall events

APPetite for Life Fall Events

BusinessDr. Joseph Cazier – Comp Info Sys

EducationDr. Chrystal Dean - Education

Health SciencesDr. Becki Battista - HLES


Art/Music/TheatreDr. Stephen Hopkins - Choral Music

Physical SciencesDr. Lynn Siefferman – Biology

Dr. Michael Gangloff - Biology

Social SciencesDr. Mark Zrull - Psychology

TechnologyDr. Jamie Russell - Building Science

Dr. Marie Hoepfl – Technology Ed.

Conference travel grant

Conference travel grant

Goal: To provide travel funds for

AIM High students to attend

a professional conference.


1) Have a faculty mentor

2) Have a faculty approved scholarly


3) Indicate how this conference relates

to your project

4) Have other students attending the


Prestigious scholarship applicants

Prestigious Scholarship Applicants

  • Baylor University

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Business 11

Finance and Banking2

Marketing 2

Accounting 2

International Business2


Hospitality / Tourism1

Risk Management1

Business scholarships


Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship

$5,000 (finance)

IFDA Marketing Internship Scholarship

$1,500 (marketing of design and home furnishings)

D.W. Simpson Actuarial Science Scholarship Program

$1,000 (actuarial science)

National Society of Accountants (NSA) Scholarship Awards

$1,000 (accounting)

World Bank International Essay Competition

$5,000 ($1,000 for runners-up) Write a winning essay on assigned topic.

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Education 13


Secondary Ed1

Music Ed2

English Ed1

Spanish Ed1

Choral Music Ed1

Art Ed1


Theatre Ed1

Education scholarships


Prospective Secondary Teacher Course Work Scholarships

$10,000 (sophomores - secondary school mathematics)

Prospective Middle School Mathematics Teacher Course Work Scholarships

$3,000 (juniors - middle school mathematics)

Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers

$2,000 (physics teacher preparation)

Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program

$2,000 - $3,000 (education students motivated by spiritual values)

Hardwood Forest Foundation Educator Scholarship Program

$1,500 (seniors - sustainable forest management)

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Health Sciences 5


Exercise Science1


Health sciences



$6,000 (physical, occupational, speech language, or hearing therapy)

American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Scholarships

$1,000 (undergraduate dental students)

TYLENOL Scholarship Program

$5,000 - $10,000 (undergraduate students pursuing degree in healthcare)

James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund

$5,000 (best essays written about cancer diagnoses and treatments)

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Humanities 12




Global Studies2

Public Relations2

Appalachian Studies1


Religious Studies1

Humanities scholarships


 Association of Electronic Journalists Scholarships

$1,000-$10,000 (electronic journalism)

Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation

$3,500 (juniors and seniors - television and film)

Kathryn Davis Fellowships for Peace

100 fellowships (summer study of a critical language at Middlebury College)

L. Ron Hubbard Award – New Illustrators

$500 - $5000 (original illustrations in science fiction or fantasy genre)

L. Ron Hubbard Award – New Writers

$1,000 - $5000 (science fiction or fantasy prose)

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Art / Music / Theatre 7


Studio Art1

Art music theatre

Art / Music / Theatre

Hayes School of Music Scholarships

Department of Art Scholarships

New York Metropolitan Museum of Art Fellowships

(seniors - conduct study and research in art history, archaeology, and art conservation, either at the Museum or abroad)

The Puffin Foundation

(artists in the fields of art, film, music, theater, photography,

and public interest whose works due to genre and/or

social philosophy have difficulty being aired)

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Physical Sciences / Math 15





Physical sciences


Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program: (NOAA)

$8,000 (juniors and seniors - oceanic, environmental and atmospheric science, or education)

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

$7,500 (sophomores and juniors - science, mathematics or engineering)

Udall Scholarships

$5,000 (sophomores or juniors - careers related to the environment)

Association for Women in Science Education Awards for Undergraduate Students

$1,000 (sophomore or junior women degrees in STEM fields)

EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships

$17,000 or $7,500 summer at EPA facility (juniors/seniors in environmental fields of study)

Elizabeth Gardener Norweb Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship

Mary T. Carothers Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship

$2,000 (freshmen, sophomores, or juniors - summer field work, research,

or classroom work in the environmental field)

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Social Sciences 7



Sociology/Criminology 1

Religious Studies1

Geography and Planning1

Social sciences


Harry S. Truman Scholarship

$30,000 (juniors - graduate study leading to career in govt., education, the nonprofit sector, or the public interest/advocacy sector to improve conditions of society)

Leonard M. Rieser Fellowship in Science, Technology, and Global Security

$2,500-$5,000 (connections between science, technology, global security, public policy)

AFCEA Intelligence Scholarships

$2,250 - $5,000 (sophomores and juniors - global security,

intelligence studies, and/or foreign languages)

American Schools of Oriental Research Fellowships

Middle Eastern studies (including anthropology, archeology, Biblical studies, epigraphy, history and philosophy)

Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program

Paid 10-week summer fellowships in public policy, with internship

at state or federal policy organization.

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Technology 4

Interior Design2

Technical Photography1

Industrial/Product Design1



Technology Scholarships

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Next Meeting:

Tuesday, September 27

6:30 – 7:30p

Price Lake Room

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Next Meeting:


Scholarly Activities

Faculty Mentors

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Next Meeting:

Begin to think about who you

want to be your Faculty Mentor

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Next Meeting:

Spend some time with the PSP website locate information about various prestigious scholarships

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