Welcome to DHS Guidance Services

Meet Your Guidance Services Staff

CLICK HERE to make an appointment to see Mrs. Embry

 Rian Embry

 Guidance Counselor

 859-292-7486 ext. 5002


 Lisa Hans

 Registrar/Guidance Department  Assistant

 859-292-7486 ext. 5042




Upcoming Events

Mid-Term Exams ~ December 18, 19, 20

Christmas Break ~ December 21 - January 2

School Resumes/Beginning of 3rd Quarter ~ January 3, 2018


New Scholarships are added to the website everyday.  Please make sure to check the website so you don't miss any scholarship opportunities.  Recently added:

Stull Orthodontics

AES Scholarship



Acceptance Letters/ Scholarship Offer Letters

Please continue to bring all acceptance letters and scholarship offer letters to the Guidance Office so that Mrs. Hans can make copies of them to hang on the acceptance wall


It's the final push to winter break and all you can think about is hot chocolate, sleeping in, presents, and ... scholarships? Make this holiday season extra sweet by winning yourself money for college.

FEATURED: Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Deadline: Last day of every month.
Eligibility: U.S. citizens in high school or college or who plan to enroll within 12 months.
How to apply: Sign up on the scholarship provider's website. That's it.

Staver Law Group National Scholarship

Award: $5,000
Deadline: 12/1/2017
Eligibility: U.S. college or graduate students (currently enrolled or be accepted) with a 3.0 or higher GPA.
How to apply: Submit transcript and an essay of 300-500 words.

TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program

Award: $3,000
Deadline: 12/1/2017
Eligibility: U.S. citizens who are college freshmen, sophomores, or juniors with a 2.5 or higher GPA.
How to apply: Submit an informal essay along with a picture or video that supplements your essay.

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships

Award: $5,000 scholarship for education and $5,000 grant for their hunger-related charity of choice.
Deadline: 12/5/2017
Eligibility: US students between ages of 5 and 25 who have demonstrated commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger.
How to apply: Submit an application form.

PromoCodesForYou.com’s Student Savings Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Deadline: 12/10/2017
Eligibility: US high school senior or a current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college, between the ages of 16 and 22.
How to apply: Submit an essay of 750 words or less about what you wish to achieve once you’ve earned your college degree and why you believe that you will succeed in accomplishing that goal.

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program

Award: $5,000 for first place and $1,000 for second - fifth place each.
Deadline: 12/15/2017
Eligibility: US college students, 13 years of age older
How to appy: Submit an essay between 800 - 2,000 words, answering "is the American Dream of one day owning a home alive and well among Millennials?".

Strata Decision Technology Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Deadline: 12/15/2017
Eligibility: U.S. high school senior or full time college students in good academic standing.
How to apply: Submit an essay of 1,000 words or less on how financial planning, decision support, and continuous cost improvements can help healthcare systems improve the quality of the care that they provide.

The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Deadline: 12/15/2017
Eligibility: U.S. high school and college students interested in sales & marketing.
How to apply: Submit the URL of a video where you market and/or sell us your reason why you deserve to win this scholarship.

Fitwirr Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Deadline: 12/30/2017
Eligibility: U.S. college students.
How to apply: Submit an assay between 500 - 1,000 essay on “How to eat healthy in college”.

RaffleTicket.com Impact a Life Scholarship

Award: $1,000 for first place, $600 for second place, and $400 for third place.
Deadline: 12/31/2017
Eligibility: U.S. enrolled or accepted college or graduate students, 18 years or older.
How to apply: Submit an essay between 500 – 1000 word essay.

GEICO College Scholarship

Award: $5,000
Deadline: 12/31/2017
Eligibility: U.S. junior, senior college or graduate students, 16 years of age or older.
How to apply: Submit an essay less than 250 words on how do you spend it if you have 15 minutes to invest in yourself every day in any way you want.

Study Abroad Scholarships Essay Contest Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Deadline: 12/31/2017
Eligibility: US students, 18 years of age or older.
How to apply: Submit an online application form and answer why you want to study abroad.

Unigo $10K Scholarship

Award: $10,000
Deadline: 12/31/2017
Eligibility: U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents ages 13 and older.
How to apply: Submit an online written response of 140 words or less to the question: "Surprise! You just got elected president. What’s your first tweet?".

Course Hero Scholarship

Award: $5,000
Deadline: 12/31/2017
Eligibility: U.S. citizens in high school or college or who plan to enroll within 12 months.
How to apply: Create a free Course Hero account and complete the application form.



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