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Career Center- Scholarship Information

 Fill out scholarships! Scholarships are still very much a thing: Check them all out here! This is most effective if you make a copy of it and save it to your drive so you can delete all the scholarships that don't pertain to you.
  • Interested in Engineering? - Anderson & Perry is giving out an engineering scholarship to city of Walla Walla residents. Check it out.
  • Pat Gillette Memorial Scholarship information will be in my office starting Tuesday. This is for student athletes hoping to go on in their education.
Packets available in Career & College Center
Some featured scholarships:
-----------WASHBOARD: This awesome database takes a bit of time to finish filling out but it helps you find so many cool scholarships. Plus it's snowing, so I am sure you can find some free time to fill it out while you stay warm inside (if you can...)
-----------Washington State Opportunity Scholarship: provides scholarships of up to $22,500—as well as valuable avenues for professional development, networking and industry exploration—to students interested in studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or health care. This year WSOS will accept at least 1,850 scholars from across Washington. To be selected as an Opportunity Scholar you must:Plan to get an eligible 4-year degree in STEM or health care (even if you start in a 2-year program) and enroll in an eligible Washington state college or university beginning in the fall of 2019. Visit for more information.
------------ Also, look into your parents' work! Certified teachers, Classified school district staff, Broetje Orchards (talk to me - I have info), City/County Union members, Penitentiary, and others all have scholarships for staff dependents.
Leadership 1000: For leaders who want to go to College in Washington and have financial need. Award ranges $1500-5000 and 3 Wa-Hi students are guaranteed to win. Due Feb 28, 2019
WSA of WA Scholarship: For children of active duty police or fire personnel. Award is $2500. Due March 1st
Look into your parents' work! Certified teachers, Classified school district staff, City/County Union members, Penitentiary, and others all have scholarships for staff dependents.

Are you going to CC next year? Here's what you need to do! (Questions? ask Ms Curles)
Make sure you applied!
1) Fill out your FAFSA/WASFA
2) WWCC Financial Aid paperwork (available in my office)
3) Complete the WWCC Foundation scholarship. The questions on the scholarship that a teacher and I can help you with ahead of time are:
-----Why do you want to get a college education? (Your inspiration, specific educational plans and career goals) 500 word(s) Max

----- Please share any barriers or challenges you face in working towards your goals. How are you dealing with those barriers or challenges? 500 word(s) Max

-----How will a scholarship help you achieve your goals? 500 word(s) Max

T-2-4 Update:
Scholarships are still pouring in! You can find the latest on my awesome spreadsheet. New this week is a new column for students currently in college. My hope is that current students and alums will find this helpful so if you have older siblings in college, feel free to share the link. Underclassmen, I'm sending this to you because there are scholarships that you too can be applying for :)
New scholarships of note!
-The Washington Student Opportunity Group is looking for people who have financial need who want to pursue STEM or Health Care. If that fits you, look at this scholarship!

- Maestro/a del Futuro Scholarship: $1500 available to WWPS grads who are hoping to be bilingual teachers. You write a 250 word essay and they have 5 grants available. If you're interested, email me and I'll send you the application.

- Frame My Future: an artsy national scholarship:

So many more! See Twitter or Ms Curles in the Career Center



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