Counseling

Roger Jensen -Leeds Elementary Principal & Counselor

Email :  roger.jensen@k12.nd.us

Phone: 701-466-2461

Events

 

 Scholarships

Please give a teacher a week’s notice for a letter of reference.

Jaycee Scholarship:  Submissions must be postmarked by January 24, 2020.  North Dakota will award 2-$300 scholarships and both winners will compete in the national contest.  Applications can be found online at:

https://usjcisenate.org/scholarship-program

 

Voice of Democracy: Open to students in grades 9-12.  Students compete by writing (typing) and recording on a CD or flash drive an audio essay f 3-5 minutes with this year’s theme: What Makes America Great”.  The state winner will receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. where the top scholarship prize is $30,000, Second Place-$16,000, Third Place-$10,000, Fourth thru 36th Place-$7,000 to $1,500 scholarship and 37th-54th Place-$1,000. Deadline is October 31st to Minot VFW Post Chairman. Click on the link at the top of this document to learn more and apply. You can also contact Adeline Guy at 839-3344 or Peggy Headrick at 721-1644 for applications or more information.

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest: Students begin by competing at the local VFW Auxiliary level. The local winner advances to the District and the winner there advances to the State level and a winner there to the National competition. Approximately 3,500 students participate each year and in addition to $29,500 in national scholarships, local and state VFW Auxiliaries throughout the nation award more than $130,000 in Patriotic Art scholarships each year. Student entries must be submitted to the Minot VFW Post #753 Auxiliary by March 31, 2020. Click on the link at the top of this document to learn more and apply. You can also contact Adeline Guy at 839-3344 or Peggy Headrick at 721-1644 for applications or more information.

Horatio Alger Scholarship: If Integrity, determination, and courage describe you-you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. Our scholarships reward students who possess the character to succeed in life. We help students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college.  To learn more and apply, visit scholars.horatioalger.org  Application deadline is 10/25/19

2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Award: $1,000 scholarship and a trip to Washington D.C. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards were created to recognize students in middle level and high school grades who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. Eligible participants include students in grades 5-12 as of 11/5/19, and is a legal resident of one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia, has engaged in volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after 09/01/18, completes an application and submits it to a school Counselor. Deadline to apply is 11/5/19. Applications can be found at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit

The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program: This is an opportunity to speak your thoughts regarding the role, the resultant duties and obligations of the United States citizens to our government based on some phase of the Constitution of the United States. Multiple cash scholarships will be awarded. For more details, click on the link at the top of this page or contact www.ndlegion.org

Discover Student Loans: Discover Student Loans is giving away a $5,000 scholarship each month this year! The earlier your college bound students and parents enter, the more chances they have to win 1 of the 12 scholarships available. Families can visit Scholarship.CollegeCovered.com to enter today. Sweepstakes are open from February 2, 2019 through January 31, 2020.