Scholarships

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 [...]

Feb 2022

Scam Alert! Watch out for SAT Prep Scams

2022-02-09T14:14:30-08:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Better Business Bureau has identified a nationwide phone scam regarding SAT prep materials.  Excerpts from the article about this scam were taken from BBB’s website after a VPS family received a call requesting a deposit for PSAT materials.  VPS does not endorse any testing preparation programs or materials.  FREE PSAT/SAT preparation materials can be [...]

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 [...]

Jan 2022

When Will I Use This?

2022-01-20T08:37:35-08:00January 3rd, 2022|Categories: Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Gain experience, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"When will I use this?" is a question that Columbia River teacher, Mr. Rob Russell, never hears from his Financial Algebra students.  Financial Algebra is a CTE math course that covers interest (both the kind you pay and the kind you earn) as well as other important financial literacy issues.  This class is offered at [...]

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

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

NAACP’s ACT-SO Youth Program

2021-11-01T12:21:04-07:00October 21st, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Apply here if you're an African American high school student or of African descent and receive a $25 gift card just for applying. What are you applying for? The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a year-long achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among [...]

Oct 2021

Skyview Scholarship for Trade/Technical School

2021-10-19T13:43:01-07:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: Career Center News, enroll, Future Me Homepage, Scholarships|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Skyview Scholarship Fund Committee has increased its Outstanding Student Trade/Technical Scholarship to $2,500! A trade or technical school may be a great choice for a student who wants to receive hands-on training and start their career in six months or less!  Programs vary in cost and time requirements but there are SO many opportunities [...]

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 [...]

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