Free Assistance with FAFSA and WASFA (in many languages)

The Washington Student Achievement Council is offering FREE expert help completing the FAFSA or WASFA.  What's the FAFSA and WASFA? Federal and state applications that must be completed in order for a student to be considered eligible for financial aid (in college and trade schools) Only one of the forms needs to be completed.  If [...]

Introducing Your FutureMe Podcast!

Please join us monthly for a new podcast series entitled Future Me! We will discuss various topics with guests related to college and career readiness to support students in their planning after high school. This premier episode is centered around positive inspiration from Tyler Monk of the Underdog Mentality, who helps students find their [...]

2020-10-28T15:45:22-07:00October 26th, 2020|Career Center News, employ, enroll, Future Me Homepage|

Becoming an Apprentice

An apprenticeship is basically paid skills training, usually through a trade union. Trade school and organizations not affiliated directly with a union also offer similar training, though it might be unpaid or require a fee or tuition. Decide on a construction trade you want to pursue as a career before you apply for a specific [...]

Clark College Foundation Scholarships (Fall 2020)

Students attending Clark College during the 2020-2021 academic year are eligible for the Clark College Foundation Scholarship if the following criteria are met: 2.5 Minimum GPA Complete and submit application Include transcripts Two letters of recommendation Running Start students must graduate in 2020 or in a prior year in order to qualify 200 awards will [...]

Fall Writing Contest (Grades 6-12) $250 Awards

The Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries is holding a Fall Writing Contest for students in grades 6-12. Rules on entries: Must be 1,000 words or less Comic entries must be submitted using our comic template. Limit of 6 pages per comic Must be original work by contestant May be any genre, topic or format Must be [...]

2020-10-26T10:31:47-07:00October 23rd, 2020|Career Center News, enroll, Scholarships|

Golf Caddies Going to UW (Full-Tuition with Room & Board Scholarship)

The Evans Scholars Foundation awards over 280 full-tuition scholarships to golf caddies.  Applicants from Washington State must plan on attending the University of Washington.  Recipients of this scholarship LIVE in the Evans Scholar House on campus. This very specific scholarship may be just for you! Less than 1,000 students apply annually.  Apply here. Deadline:  October [...]

$2,500 Kelly Foundation of Washington Scholarships

The Kelly Foundation of Washington is offering $2,500 awards for its scholarship program, the Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship. This award is named in honor of Ewing C. Kelly, a longtime radio and television broadcaster. The Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship is designed to reward students who demonstrate good citizenship while striving to attain their academic goals. [...]

Pride Foundation Offering 60 Scholarships with One Application!

Supporting Students Who Inspire Pride Foundation provides essential financial resources and community support to inspirational LGBTQ+ student leaders across the Northwest.  Apply now at Pride Foundation Scholarships:  GSBA Scholarship Fund. Since awarding our first scholarship in 1993, the Pride Foundation has awarded more than $6 million to more than 1,800 students in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, [...]

Drive Thru Job Fair – October 20 (10am-2pm)

Hiring Event FedEx Drive Thru Job Fair with two free tacos for the first 50 applicants!  There are full-time and flexible schedules. Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years old Be able to load, unload and sort packages Provide a valid email address Where:  2460 NW Sundial Road, Troutdale, OR 97060 When:  Tuesday, October 20, [...]

2020-10-22T13:36:46-07:00October 16th, 2020|Career Center News, employ, Gain experience|

Scholarships 101

Searching for scholarships may feel like a job and seniors should treat it as such! It takes time, good research skills and organization to score scholarships.  Here are some tips. KNOW WHERE TO GO FutureMe.vansd.org has a comprehensive list of scholarships that can be searched by GPA, industry or eligibility (just click Featured Scholarships) Local [...]

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