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Feb 2022

Oregon / SW Washington Chapter Scholarship Award (LOCAL!)

2022-02-25T15:09:14-08:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This local $2,500 scholarship is designed for seniors to help them pursue most post-secondary educational opportunities (trade school, college or university).  AND who doesn't NEED the $$$?!? Eligibility: Open to local high school seniors who have ALREADY been accepted into a college, university or trade school 500-word essay or video or digital resource on the [...]

Jan 2022

Xello (College & Career Research Program) for Families is Here!

2022-02-04T10:46:52-08:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Introducing Xello Family! Help your student research colleges, careers and complete their High School & Beyond Plan (HSBP) in Xello!  In alignment with the mission of Vancouver Public Schools and Washington state’s graduation requirements, the HSBP is a requirement for all graduates and begins in sixth grade. Xello is VPS's online platform for [...]

Nov 2021

Enroll, Enlist & Employ – Tools for Guidance to Make a Plan

2021-11-15T10:05:35-08:00November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enlist, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

VPS’s vision for Career and College Readiness is that all students are enrolled, enlisted, or employed upon graduation and we have the tools to help your student decide what path to take! Xello is our online platform for college and career readiness that allows students to learn about themselves, explore career and educational options, find [...]

Oct 2021

How to Pay for College!

2021-10-13T16:23:41-07:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WSU Vancouver is holding workshops to help you understand how to pay for college!  Open to ALL Vancouver residents (even if not planning on attending WSU).  Attend an A – Z of Paying for College workshop to learn about—all the ways to pay for college—grants, loans, savings, scholarships, work … Which money is free and [...]

Oct 2021

College & Career Visits at Local High Schools

2021-10-08T09:56:11-07:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , |

Every VPS high school has recruiters from different colleges and careers visiting campuses (live or virtually). Did you know there's a calendar for that?  See your Career Specialist to sign up, request a speaker or get more information. Columbia River - Morgan.Parker@vansd.org Flex Academy - Angela.Fotjik@vansd.org Jim Tangeman Center (formerly Fir Grove) - Becky.Davis@vansd.org Fort [...]

Sep 2021

The College Bound Scholarship

2021-09-23T14:00:43-07:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The College Bound Scholarship is a commitment of state financial aid to eligible students and is a four-year scholarship.  To earn the College Bound Scholarship, students must do the following: Fulfill the scholarship pledge requirements and meet state residency requirements. Complete a financial aid application in their senior year of high school and each year they are in college [...]

Jun 2021

Financial Aid Package (Don’t Be Scared, Keep Reading!)

2021-06-22T11:52:38-07:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Does your FAFSA's "Expected Family Contribution" have you freaking out?  How can you tell what your family really has to pay for your student to attend college or a university?  Find out how to understand your student's financial aid package. This episode focuses on the process of financial aid and understanding the award [...]

May 2021

Calling all Scholarship Junkies!

2021-06-02T14:27:55-07:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gear Up hosted an event with Scholarship Junkies with tips on how students can put their best foot forward on scholarship applications and essays.  Scholarships Junkies is an awesome, FREE resources for students that was founded right here in Washington by University of Washington graduate, David Cowen. Check out this video as David shares some [...]

Jan 2021

Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund

2021-01-29T11:27:56-08:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , |

The Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund is awarding ten (10) $5,000 scholarships to high school seniors who are direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen. Eligibility: U.S. citizen or holder of Permanent Resident Card GPA of 3.0+ cumulative and unweighted Household income at or below the Low Income Level (if selected, must provide 2019 or 2020 tax [...]

Dec 2020

Episode 002: College Applications and Admissions

2020-12-07T11:24:15-08:00December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you missed FutureMe's first podcast, we've got #2 here just for you! Join AVID's Lindsey Garcia while she talks to a Fort Vancouver High School alumna about her journey starting college during COVID-19 and why it's so important to hang in there! Then the people-in-the-know from WSUV and Clark College Admissions Departments [...]

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