Seniors: File Your FAFSA & Then Verify With Mrs. W

SENIORS: Remember to file your Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).   Click HERE to start your 2017-2018 FAFSA application.

Filing your FAFSA or a similar financial aid document is a requirement for graduation even if you do not plan to attend a college/training program next year. (Substitute activities must be pre-approved by Mrs. W. Please see Mrs. W if you or your family have any questions.)

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SENIORS: SAT & ACT Deadlines are this week!!!

If you are thinking a 4-year college or university might be in your immediate future after high school, you’ll need to take an SAT or ACT in December.  Some scholarships also require scores from one of these tests.  TOMORROW, Nov 21 is the final deadline to register (with an additional late fee) for the Dec 2 SAT, and Nov 26 is the final day to register (with an additional late fee) for the Dec 9 ACT. If you are eligible for a fee waiver, bring proof of free-or-reduced lunch eligibility to your academic counselor ASAP. https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines and http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act.html

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EXTENDED DEADLINE!! $1000 Scholarship Through Citizen’s Bank, Junction City — Move Quickly!

moneymediumWe just learned that only FIVE people have applied for this scholarship in our area, so you have a TERRIFIC chance of winning!

This is a local scholarship!
(You have a relatively good chance of winning this one!)
What: Two $1000 scholarships to Oregon students
Open To: Seniors
Criteria: 1. Participate in a bank hosted visit or attend a bank speaking event at their high school during Community Bank Week — which was Oct 16-20, but the bank is extended to November 30 to our area students the opportunity to request an individual appointment to speak with Ms. Welch or another bank officer (see note below); Continue reading

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Hosting or Being an International Exchange Student Can Change Your Life

CCI Greenheart is looking for volunteer host families in the Eugene/Springfield/Lane county area for short term visits (2-8 weeks) in the summer of 2018, and mid-year stays and for the 2018-2019 high school year. Likewise, if you are interested in becoming an exchange student yourself, now is the time to investigate your options. Continue reading

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The Singer Foundation Scholarship $2500-$5000 RENEWABLE! (local)

moneymediumThis is a local scholarship!
(You have a good chance of winning this one!)
What: $2,500 to $5,000 renewable!!!!!
Open To:
Seniors
Criteria: GPA 3.0 or above preferred; will attend a 4-year accredited university in the USA; academic achievements; financial need, extra-curricular activities; recommendations; essay

DEADLINE: April 2, 2018 by 3:30 PM

CLICK HERE for scholarship details.
CLICK HERE to download the application. PLEASE BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION RATHER THAN PRINTING FROM THIS LINK, TO MAINTAIN THE INTEGRITY OF THE FORMAT.
TURN APPLICATIONS INTO MRS W in the C&CC.

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Ace Your College Application Essay With This FREE Event!

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More Than 50 Scholarships through the Pride Foundation (Regional)

moneymediumThis is a regional scholarship! You have a moderate chance of winning one of these.
What: More than 50 Scholarships up to $10,000 — one application!
Open To: Residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington; to be used for any post-secondary education including nontraditional degrees, trade or technical programs, community colleges, four-year public and private universities, and accredited certificate programs.
Details: Pride Foundation and The Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) award scholarships to build leadership and promote diversity in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and straight-ally communities.
Deadline: 5:00 p.m. PST on January 12, 2018
https://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/

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Volunteer to help with the 2017 Festival of Trees — Pick Up The Flyer TODAY!

Volunteer at the Festival of Trees, held the week of Thanksgiving – November 20-27 at Valley River Inn. Rack up some major hours, plus do some solid-good for the community. Pick up a volunteer application in the C&CC today! (Or go to www.cascadehealth.org for more information. Click on “Foundation” in the header and then “Volunteer at Festival” in the left-hand sidebar to view job positions and to download a volunteer application form.) Orientations for 2017 will be held at Cascade Health Solutions 2650 Suzanne Way, Suite 160 Eugene, OR 97408 on Wednesday, Nov 8 from 4:00-5:00 PM; and Friday, November 10 from 4:00-5:00 PM.

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QUICK, TONIGHT AND THIS WEEKEND!!! Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce Future First Citizen Award $1000

SUPER FAST DEADLINE!  GET YOUR APPLICATION PACKET TO MRS W IN THE C&CC BY 3:15 PM ON MONDAY, NOV 6, 2017.  Continue reading

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The Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship Program BIG Scholarships for Health Careers Up To $10,000! (local)

moneymediumThis is a local scholarship!
(You have a good chance of winning this one!)
What: Amounts of $2,000, $5,000, and up to $10,000!
Open To: Seniors
Criteria: Current seniors in high school graduating in spring 2018. • Be pursuing a career in a human medical or dental health care field. • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (weighted). • Be enrolling at a U.S.-accredited college or university as a full-time, degree- or certificate-seeking first-year student in fall 2018. Proof of US citizenship or legal permanent residency is not required.
For more information CLICK HERE. To apply, CLICK HERE. Continue reading

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Full Scholarships for Graduating Seniors to Study Vocational Training Abroad in Germany!

star1What: Congress-Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange to Germany (CBYX)
Eligible Applicants: Graduating High School Seniors

The Congress-Bundestag Vocational Scholarship provides an opportunity for U.S. high school graduates who have undertaken vocational training to spend their 13th year abroad pursuing their vocational interests. It is important to emphasize at the outset that this is a “Young Adult” program, which seeks to enroll students who have demonstrated maturity and responsibility and who can be entrusted to fulfill their roles as exchange students without day-to-day supervision. IMPORTANT: Prior knowledge of German is not necessary in order to apply!

Deadline: December 12th, 2018 Continue reading

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