Animal Experience at Suffolk County Farm
: Get experience with farm
animals during spring break (April 11-14). Click here
: Seniors should check the bulletin board outside the guidance
office for a list of colleges which will be visiting the high school. This list includes specific dates and times and can also be found in
: Starting with the Class of 2017, seniors and parents may start their FAFSA application by clicking here
for access to resources available to guide them through the FAFSA process.
: To sign up for important reminders from Guidance, text the message @eiguidance to the number 81010 or click here
: The Town of Islip is hosting local job fairs! For teens/young adults looking for part-time work or summer employment, this is the place to connect with prospective local employers. Job seekers can complete applications, submit resumes and receive information about employment opportunities. Admission is free. Click here
for more information.
: Scores are available to students; click here
for more info.
SAT Prep Class at EIHS
: Click here
SAT/ACT Prep Online
: Get free SAT/ACT prep through your Castle Learning Account. Click here
for more info.
Suffolk Community College:
Suffolk Community College will be offering another on-site admission on Tuesday, Feb. 28.
Please stop down to guidance to set up an appointment. The Suffolk
counselor will be here from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and will be able to answer any
questions you may have regarding the enrollment process and/or Suffolk
Veterinary Medicine Career Exploration Program
: Click here
for more information on this 2017 program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Visit www.ccesuffolk.org for a registration form.
: The Bambino Scholarship is available to a special education student who is college bound. The goal of this scholarship is to reward a student who has worked through his or her special challenges to complete high school and gain acceptance into a college or university. The scholarship is in memory of Cristin Ann Bambino, daughter of NYSIR’s director of risk management, Robert Bambino. Cristin was a special education student who persevered through many obstacles and earned a bachelor’s degree and a paralegal certificate before her untimely passing. Applicants for this scholarship must complete an essay, not to exceed 650 words, that addresses the following topics: The student’s accomplishments (clubs, athletics, volunteer activities, and academic achievements); examples of how the student overcame his or her challenges; how the student can serve as a role model for other young people with special challenges; and what the student will study in college. Click here
for Bambino Scholarship application. Applications must be returned to Ms. Vincenti in Guidance by Monday, March 27.
H2M Architects & Engineers Scholarship: For s
pursuing an education in a STEM program after graduation, there is a
scholarship opportunity being offered by H2M Architects & Engineers.
Applications are in the guidance office and must be submitted directly
to H2M by March 31.
: The Goncalves Scholarship is available to a
student who demonstrates an involvement and work for a cause or
organization that promotes social justice, equal opportunity, relief of
human suffering or other aspiration generally understood to be within
the meaning of humanitarian activity throughout their high school
career. Diversity is encouraged. This scholarship is in honor of NYSIR’s
former executive director, Joseph Goncalves.
Applicants for this scholarship must complete an essay, not to exceed 650 words, that explains: His or her experience serving others during their high school careers; how that service has benefited others; what that experience has personally meant to the applicant. The essay also may include mention of inspirational role models. Click
for Goncalves Scholarship application. Applications must be
returned to Ms. Vincenti in Guidance by Monday, March 27.
: The Jensen Scholarship is available to a student who has excelled in design in his or her high school career. The goal of this scholarship is to reward a student who has shown interest and promise in design and who wishes to pursue this path in college. The scholarship is in memory of Paul Jensen, a marketing representative for NYSIR. Paul was a great craftsman, able to evaluate the best functional attributes of multiple designs and then conceptualize his own creative version. For example, he created canoe designs then converted them to sailing canoes, and then adapted a commercial roof rack to transport the canoes. Applicants for this scholarship must complete an essay, not to exceed 650 words, that explains: A way they would design, or adapt an existing design, for a specific purpose; how this design or adaptation could be accomplished; why this design, or adaptation, would be unique. Schematics or drawings are not required but may be attached to the essay to help explain the design or adaptation.
for Jensen Scholarship application. Applications must be returned to Ms. Vincenti in Guidance by Monday, March 27.
NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence Selection Criteria
: The nominees for the NYS Scholarships for Academic Excellence are chosen based on Regents grades in English, science, math and social studies. A formula set forth by the state is used in calculating students’ Regents averages and nominees are picked based on the highest scores. Each school is given a set amount of students who can be nominated based on graduating class size.
: To sign up for scholarship announcements from the East Islip Guidance Department,
text the message @eischolars to the number 81010 or clicking here
: Please visit your Naviance
account and the guidance website for additional scholarship
STEM Incentive Program
: Seniors ranked in the top 10
percent of their high school graduating class, who attend a SUNY or CUNY
college in a program leading to a degree in science, technology,
engineering or mathematics, may be eligible for the New York State STEM
Incentive Program, which provides a full tuition scholarship and
includes a service requirement. Click here
for more information