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Important Dates for Seniors

2018-2019

FALL DATES:

  • August 1, 2018 - Hendricks County Community Foundation Scholarship Application opens!

HCCF administers over 50 scholarship funds as well as the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. Don’t miss this opportunity to complete 1 application for many local scholarships! http://www.hendrickscountycf.org/

  •  August 14, 2018 - Senior College Planning  Night @ 6:00 pm (auditorium) 

Learn more information about the college planning process, important dates & deadlines, how to maximize college applications, etc. Multiple colleges will also be in attendance to meet with students and parents!

  • September 13, 2018 - Financial Aid Night @ 6:00 pm (auditorium)

Financial aid experts will provide an overview of the financial aid process, scholarships, FAFSA, and options on how to pay for a post-secondary education!

  • September 12, 2018 – Hendricks County Community Foundation Scholarship Application DEADLINE!

  • October 1, 2018 - FAFSA Opens!

Any high school senior who is considering post-secondary college options should complete this form. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) provides grants, loans, & work-study funds for any post-secondary education. For more information, visit https://fafsa.gov/

  • October 4, 2018 – FAFSA Day @ PHS

Stop by PHS for free assistance with completing the FAFSA. Financial aid experts will be available to answer all FAFSA questions and will even help you submit your information right on the spot. Day and evening options available: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

  •  October 24, 2018 - Preparing for College & Careers Day  (PSAT Day)

Seniors are encouraged to use this day for a college visit or job shadow!  Students that use this day for a college visit or job shadow will not be documented as absent, and it will not count towards the 2 approved college/career exploration visits.  Seniors that do not complete a college visit or job shadow will be required to come to the high school and take the ASVAB career assessment.  Seniors will be required to complete a form that indicates their plan - form will go out in September. 

  • November 1, 2018 - Priority Application Deadline

Many colleges/universities use priority deadlines to encourage early applications for general admission, as well as entry into specific, competitive academic programs. They do not guarantee admission, but if students apply by this deadline they are considered for the most competitive amount of scholarship funds as well as consideration for admission. Students should check each college/university they are applying to in order to determine the priority application deadline.

*We encourage all students to apply by the November 1st deadline; therefore, requiring all paperwork be submitted to Guidance by October 12th. More info will be shared during Senior Class Meetings in August.


SPRING DATES:

  • January 30, 2019 – FAFSA Day @ PHS

Stop by PHS for free assistance with completing the FAFSA. Financial aid experts will be available to answer all FAFSA questions and will even help you submit your information right on the spot. Day and evening options available: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm.


  • April 15, 2019 – FAFSA Deadline

State of Indiana Deadline to file the FAFSA.  All Indiana residents need to submit their FAFSA by April 15th in order to be considered for state aid.

  • April (Date TBD) - Community Career Fair at PHS 

Stop by PHS to learn more about local career opportunities, part-time jobs, or summer jobs.  Several local businesses will be available to discuss these opportunities with PHS students and community members.   

  • May 23, 2019 - Evening of Distinction
  • May 25, 2019 - Class of 2019 Graduation