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May 2022

Financial Aid – Get Help!

2022-05-19T13:11:40-07:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FAFSA / WASFA Workshop and Paying for College Sessions presented by Clark College (virtual) Come to this workshop to learn more about these two important financial aid applications for college and technical schools and what it means to complete them! You will learn how and when you should apply, what information is needed as well [...]

Feb 2022

Vocational Scholarship – WA State Elks Association

2022-02-25T15:10:20-08:00February 16th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The 2022 Vocational Grant Award is now open. Applications are attached and can also be found in the office at the Vancouver Elks Lodge, #823. Who May Apply: Any graduating Senior High School student U.S. Citizen Planning to pursue an eligible Vocational/Technical Course Application Tips: • Read the Instructions! This will make the application process [...]

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

Local Scholarships

2022-01-27T10:38:37-08:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , |

Community Foundation of Southwest Washington (CFSWW) manages local scholarships available to high school seniors that will graduate this Spring!  Their process has changed a little, but fear not, there are still MANY local scholarship opportunities! Students complete a general application with eligibility questions embedded in the online application. Once the general questions are answered, any [...]

Dec 2021

How to Avoid Scholarship Scams

2022-01-04T09:50:31-08:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Searching for scholarships may feel like a job and families should treat it as such! It takes good research, organization and dedicated time to score a scholarship. Post secondary education can be very expensive and scholarships are a great way to help cover some of those expenses. Over 180,000 student athletes are awarded $3.6 BILLION [...]

Nov 2021

FutureMe Podcast: Financial Aid

2021-11-08T10:37:47-08:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage|Tags: , , , , , |

FutureMe Podcast, Season 2:  Episode 1 This episode is focused on an overview of financial aid basics and understanding FSA ID/FAFSA/WASFA. This time we were joined by post-secondary guest: Monica Santos-Pinacho from WSU-V. Check out more resources at https://futureme.vansd.org/

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

Architecture, Construction & Engineering Mentorship & Scholarship Program

2021-10-12T14:12:09-07:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

ACE is an after-school mentorship that connects Portland & SW Washington high school students to careers in architecture, construction and engineering. This local program serves over 100 students per year and relies on 100 volunteer mentors, all professionals in their fields, to coach students in a hands-on, team-oriented project. The program has demonstrated success in [...]

Sep 2021

Career & Technical Scholarship (CTS) DEADLINE: 10/24/21

2021-10-06T09:29:05-07:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) supports Washington students on their path to high-demand trade, STEM and health care occupations. To be eligible, scholars must enroll in an approved program, such as welding, manufacturing or IT, at one of Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges (NOT eligible for bachelor's degree). Scholars are eligible to receive [...]

Sep 2021

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

2021-09-29T12:24:39-07:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Coca-Cola Scholars $20,000 scholarship can be used over 10 years at accredited US colleges and universities!  The Coca-Cola Foundation awards 150 $20,000 scholarships each year to applicants who demonstrate exceptional commitment and impact in their schools and communities through leadership and service. Phase 1 applicants require: No essays No recommendations No ACT/SAT scores No [...]

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