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 [...]

Nov 2020

Local Scholarships from WSSRA

2020-11-19T14:15:16-08:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Robert J. Handy & WSSR-Foundation The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA) invites high school seniors to apply for the Robert J. Handy and WSSR Foundation scholarships. Eligibility: 3.0 GPA or higher Intend on having a career in the “field of education” Must be on approved form, with directions followed precisely Official transcripts Three [...]

Oct 2020

It’s October Seniors! Time to complete your financial aid application!

2020-10-09T13:35:56-07:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience|Tags: , , , , , , |

It's October 1st!! Time to complete your financial aid application! If you intend on continuing your education after high school, you must complete your financial aid application (FAFSA or WASFA) your Senior year and EVERY year thereafter that you want to be considered for student loans, federal and state grants, work-study and many scholarships. Even [...]

Sep 2020

Real Scholarships (from $10,000 – $40,000)

2020-10-07T16:16:04-07:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Horatio Alger Association has awarded over $193 million in need-based scholarships since 1984.  If you only apply to ONE scholarship, let this be it! The Horatio Alger Scholarship application is a common application meaning that you apply once and will be considered for the range of scholarships offered by program (State, CTE, targeted and [...]

Sep 2020

Cooke College Scholarship Program

2020-10-05T11:07:33-07:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , |

The Cooke College Scholarship Program is one of the largest undergraduate scholarship programs available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation’s best four-year colleges and universities. Each Cooke Scholar has access to: Generous financial support (up to $40,000/year) for up to four years College planning support Ongoing advising [...]

Sep 2020

College Fairs – FutureU

2020-10-05T11:06:24-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It's never too early to start researching your options for life after high school.  College Fairs in connection with FutureU are free and open to everyone! Explore specific colleges, attend live presentations from college recruiters, and learn about financial aid opportunities (also check out our Featured Scholarships above)! Live Virtual Fairs: October 19: 9AM-noon October [...]

Sep 2020

Mental Health Education Scholarship

2020-09-24T10:38:50-07:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , |

This $1,500 scholarship is eligible to students enrolling in studies dealing with the subject of mental health.  Students must fill out the application and answer the following questions in essay format: What are the differences in the methodologies of mental health treatment between Eastern and Western medicine traditions? What are good examples of using [...]

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