March 11, 2013
High Five Scholarship: This is a website created to help you find free money for college. Go to the website at: www.highfivescholarships.com and check it out.
The Washboard.org scholarship site: This is a free web-based scholarship clearinghouse
Scholarships.com: This is another website for students to create a profile and get help finding scholarships to apply for. There is no cost, and this website has been in business for over 13 years. Check it out.
The Christian Connector: This service provides free Christian college information services as well as a $2,500.00 Christian college scholarship drawing. If you are planning on attending a Christian college, go to: www.ChristianConnector.com to request information and to automatically be entered in the scholarship drawing. The telephone number is provided as well, and it is 800-667-0600.
Careers That Work! Seniors who are choosing to go to certain technical schools (such as Perry Tech. and others) should see the counselor. RHS is allowed to issue five scholarships for $1,000.00 each to students that are eligible. Go to: www.nwcareercolleges.org for more information, and to see which colleges are eligible for the awards. Open until all the scholarships are spoken for.
Need A Lift (The American Legion): Scholarship and financial aid information available at: www.legion.org/needalift
Beyond Dreaming Foundation 2013: This is a scholarship for undocumented students only. You must demonstrate financial need, and be planning to enroll in a college or university for the 2013-2014 school year. The application must be completed and received no later than Friday, March 15, 2013.
Standing Tall for NW Agriculture: There are three scholarships for seniors entering college and planning to study in the field of agriculture. For an application, either see me or go to the website at: www.mcgregor.com The applications are due on March 20, 2013. Each scholarship is for $1,000.00.
CBHA Healthy Futures Scholarship: If you are planning on a career in health care or human services, you can apply for this scholarship. You must have a GPA of 3.25, and have exhibited leadership and dedication to community service. A student interview may be required. Please see me for an application. The application packet must be returned before March 30th.
P.E.O. Scholarship: This is a local award in the amount of $600.00. It is for women planning to attend college. Selection is based on scholarship, need, and activities. The deadline for the application is April 1, 2013. You must include a recent transcript, two letters of recommendation (from a teacher and from another adult—not a relative). See me for an application.
Sea Mar Farm Worker Scholarship: If you or your parents are either migrant farm workers OR seasonal farm workers you may apply for this scholarship. You will need a copy of your transcript and a personal statement. I have copies of the scholarship. You may either mail your application in or email it to: email@example.com Application deadline is Monday, April 1, 2013.
WOIS Scholarship: Awards range from $500.00 to $1,000, and three
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Jerry Longmeier Memorial Scholarship (for FFA Members): If you are a current member of FFA and are graduating this year, you may apply for this scholarship. I have an application form in my office that you may pick up and complete. The deadline for postmarking is April 20, 2013.
The Larry Cacchiotti Memorial Scholarship: One scholarship in the amount of $500.00 will be given to a senior. You must have a 2.5 GPA to apply, and consideration will be given to students who have worked either summers or during the school year to earn money for college. Financial need is also a factor. In case of a close decision, preference will be given to a student planning to major in business. Please pick up an application from Ms. Edwards. The application must be turned into the Counseling Office not later than 3:08 p.m. on April 24, 2013.
REA (Royal Education Association) Scholarship: One scholarship in the amount of $500.00 will be awarded to a student from the class of 2013. To be considered are areas of scholarship, leadership, awards, work experience, community involvement and participation in school activities. See Ms. Edwards for an application, or go to http://rhs.royal.wednet.edu/ROYALBOOSTERASSOCIATION.doc The REA scholarship is due in my office by 3:00 p.m. on April 26, 2013.
Royal PSE Scholarship: All students who have parents that work for the Royal PSE and are members of the PSE union may apply for this scholarship. Please get a copy of the application from Ms. Edwards. Once completed, you may give it to Ms. Edwards or to Josie Cera. Please have them back no later than 3:15 p.m. on April 30th.
Harvest Foods Scholarship: One scholarship in the amount of $500.00 will be awarded to a RHS senior. Preference will be given to students interested in business or entrepreneurial endeavors. See me for an application form. Applications are due by 3:15 p.m. on May 1st, 2013.
It’s Always Something (Writing Contest): Open to grades 9-12! Cash prizes are awarded to the best essays on a topic about cancer. Students are encouraged to share their stories in personal essays of 500 to 2,000 words. First place winners will be awarded $1,000.00. For more information, go to the website at: www.gildasclubseattle.org/contactUs/WritingContest.php The deadline for submission of all essays is May 1, 2013.
Royal Booster Scholarship: The Boosters provide two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to RHS Seniors. Consideration is given to the areas of athletics, participation in school activities, leadership, community involvement, and financial need. See Ms. Edwards for an application, or go to http://rhs.royal.wednet.edu/REAScholarship.doc The deadline for the application is 3:15 p.m. May 8th, 2013.