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  1. The “Reason Why”Behind the Scholarships Prepared by the Staff at the State Board of Educationwww.state.tn.us/sbe Lottery Scholarships

  2. Contact Information art.fuller@state.tn.us Research AssociateState Board of Education Feel free to contact me with additional questions about the presentation or if you would like a copy.

  3. Tennessee needs more college ready students

  4. College Readiness Benchmarks ACT’s research has found that the skills required to be ready for college are the same skills required to succeed and advance in the career and technical workforce.http://www.act.org/path/policy/pdf/ReadinessBrief.pdf ACT’s college readiness benchmarks indicate a 50% chance of attaining a B or higher in a corresponding college level course, or a 75% chance of attaining a C or higher.

  5. ACT College Readiness Benchmarks ACT SUBJECT ACT (Grade 11-12) PLAN (Grade 10) EXPLORE (Grade 8-9) English 18 15 13 Algebra 22 19 17 Social Science 21 17 15 Biology 24 21 20

  6. The only course sequence approaching the college readiness benchmark includes trigonometry.

  7. The only course sequence approaching the college readiness benchmark is biology, chemistry, physics.

  8. The “Why” Behind the Scholarships Business Week, May 22, 2006 Mexico Pumping Out Engineers The headlines are about low-wage illegals, but Mexico is swiftly upgrading its workforce

  9. Mexico: Pumping Out Engineers Business Week, May 22, 2006 There are currently 451,000 full-time engineering undergraduates in Mexico compared to 370,000 full-time in the U.S. GE Aviation and Engineering is hiring 200 engineers in Mexico City this year. Honeywell Aerospace is building a $40 million research facility in Mexico hiring 300 engineers.

  10. The HOPE Scholarship is about earning a college degree! The HOPE Scholarship is not just about getting into college…

  11. Become the StatisticFederal Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance ACSFA, 2001 The best predictors of successfully completing a college degree (2-year or 4-year institution) Taking rigorous high school coursework Full-time enrollment in a 2-year or 4-year college.

  12. Doctorate Master’s Bachelor’s Associate’s Source: Analysis Based on Education Pays 2004, College Board & Trends in College Pricing 2004, College Board

  13. Helping students prepare for jobs that have yet to be created. Lottery Scholarships

  14. www.google.com/jobs Google is a perfect example.

  15. Google is looking for 248 EngineersData Retrieved June 5, 2006 • Engineering (248 types of openings) • Operations and IT (187 types of openings) • Partner Solutions Organization (16 types of openings) • Product Management (41 types of openings) • Advertising Sales (101 types of openings) • Online Operations (62 types of openings) • Billing and Payments (17 types of openings) • Enterprise (19 types of openings) • Search Services/Syndication (20 types of openings)

  16. Although Google is a “technology” company, it has openings in a wide variety of areas and industries. • Marketing (18 types of openings) • Finance (63 types of openings) • Facilities (9 types of openings) • Legal (18 types of openings) • Business/Corporate Development (4 types of openings) • Strategy and Business Operations (2 types of openings) • Human Resources (65 types of openings) • Administrative (7 types of openings) • Students (41 types of openings)

  17. Real Google Job Posting Real Job Listed on Google as of Sunday, March 19, 2006 Project Manager, International Our ideal candidate is a well-rounded top performer who can be a key contributor in a high-energy growth environment. Your resume should indicate that you are a top academic performer with extracurricular interests and the desire to excel in everything you do. We are looking for self-starters who can work in a rapidly changing industry, tolerate ambiguity, and demonstrate problem-solving leadership with limited oversight. Your work history should demonstrate job stability with increasing levels of responsibility.

  18. Student Assignment Go to www.google.com/jobs Pick three of the different job categories and research The minimum level of education required The personal characteristics of the ideal candidate The key vocabulary words listed in the job description.

  19. provide the opportunity to become more academically prepared for whatever careers students decide to pursue. Lottery Scholarships

  20. Median Annual Salary Source: Education Pays 2004, College Board

  21. Additional Career Wages Compared to Only High School Diploma Doctorate Doctorate Master’s Bachelor’s Master’s Associates Bachelor’s Associate’s Source: Analysis Based on Education Pays 2004, College Board

  22. Professions Generally Requiringa High School Diploma

  23. Additional Career Wages Compared to Only High School Diploma Doctorate Master’s Bachelor’s Associate’s Source: Analysis Based on Education Pays 2004, College Board

  24. Professions Requiring a Certificate Program or Associates Degree

  25. Additional Career Wages Compared to Only High School Diploma Doctorate Master’s Bachelor’s Associate’s Source: Analysis Based on Education Pays 2004, College Board

  26. General Professions Requiring a Bachelor’s Degree

  27. Professions Requiring a Bachelor’s Degree and Higher

  28. Professions Requiring a Master’s Degree and Higher

  29. Professions Requiring a Doctorate or Professional Degrees

  30. Helping Students Attend 2-year and 4-year colleges Lottery Scholarships

  31. Can be used at in-state public and private higher education institutions. Lottery Scholarships

  32. Lottery Scholarships in TN General Assembly Merit ACT 29 and 3.75 GPA HOPE Scholarship ACT 21 or 3.0 GPA HOPE + Aspire Award ACT 21 or 3.0 GPA HOPE Access Grant ACT 18 – 21 and 2.75 GPA

  33. Calculations based on 2006-07 tuition and HOPE scholarship award levels. 2006 – 07 Update

  34. Over 98% Tuition Reduction 29 ACT And 3.75 GPA HOPE + Assembly Merit Award

  35. 4 Year: Over 78% Tuition Reduction 2 Year: Over 75% Tuition Reduction 21 ACTor3.0 GPA HOPE Scholarship

  36. 4 Year: Over 98% Tuition Reduction 2 Year: Covers 100% of Tuition 21 ACT or 3.0 GPA HOPE + Aspire Award Aspire award – For students from households with an adjusted gross income below $36,000

  37. 4 Year: Over 51% Tuition Reduction 2 Year: Over 67% Tuition Reduction 18 – 20 ACT and 2.75 GPA HOPE Access Grant Access Grant – For students from households with an adjusted gross income below $36,000

  38. Lottery Scholarships in TN • General Assembly Merit • $4,800= 3,800 + 1,000 • HOPE Scholarship • 3,800(4-year) • 1,900(2-year) • HOPE + Aspire Award • $5,300 = 3,800 (4-year) + 1,500 • $3,400= 1,900 (2-year) + 1,500 • HOPE Access Grant • $2,650(4-year) • $1,700(2-Year)

  39. Have been a resident in Tennessee for one year. Lottery Scholarships

  40. Automatically considered if you fill out the FAFSFA form for financial aid. www.fafsfa.ed.gov Lottery Scholarships

  41. Have to maintain a 2.75 GPA while enrolled in college. Lottery Scholarships

  42. Take Advantage of the Lottery Scholarship and Pursue A Higher Degree Full-Time After Completing High School. Lottery Scholarships