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WELCOME TO LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL’S COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE NIGHT Tonight’s Topic: 2014-2015 Scholarships
SCHOLARSHIPS, OPPORTUNITIES AND CONTESTS (SOC) Found on LHS website Guidance/Counseling Scholarships lebanon.k12.or.us Sent via email Updated periodically
OFFICE OF STUDENT ACCESS AND COMPLETION (OSAC) Over 400 scholarships One on-line application oregonstudentaid.org Apply for up to 20 scholarships One specific to LHS Juanita Brown Struble EducationMedicine EngineeringMusic LawScience
SCHOLARSHIPS UNIQUE TO LHS Alta Ballew Scholarship Funded by a trust account Ten to 12 $4,000 scholarships awarded each year Above average GPA Acceptance letter from 4 year school EFC from FAFSA Class Of 1946 Scholarship Funded by a 1946 graduate Good citizen Aptitude and capability to succeed at 4 year school Acceptance letter from 4 year school EFC from FAFSA Curt & Margaret Uschmann Memorial Scholarship Funded by a trust account Two $2,000 and 10 to 12 $1,000 scholarships awarded each year Applicants, not just recipients, can reapply for next three years For average to below average student EFC from FAFSA Interview
SCHOLARSHIPS UNIQUE TO LHS Eye To Eye Vision Care Scholarship Acceptance letter from 4 year school 2.75 GPA or higher Science related field of study George Henderson Memorial Scholarship (Kiwanis) Key Club membership preferred Strong community service and volunteerism Lebanon Aquatic District Scholarship 3.5 GPA or higher Acceptance letter from 2 or 4 year school Employed by LAD as instructor or lifeguard for 2 years LUHS Class Of 1968 Scholarship Academic excellence Excellent behavior 2 of 3: athletics, leadership, performing arts
SCHOLARSHIPS UNIQUE TO LHS Matthew Charley Memorial Scholarship Relative battling cancer, its impact on student Entering a trade 2.00 to 3.00 GPA Matthew Graves Memorial Scholarship Further education to be self-supporting Princess Samantha Stephens Scholarship Attend Western Oregon University Rob Williams Memorial Scholarship Student Athlete Collegiate sport “walk-on” Volunteerism 2.5 GPA or higher Western University Of Health Sciences COMP-NW Science related field of study Intend to work in health care in the Pacific Northwest
RATING SCHOLARSHIPS GPA Financial need Miscellaneous attributes Activities & interests Awards & honors Volunteer work & activities Work experience Potential for success Desire to secure an education to become self-supporting Consideration given to: Attendance Community service and/or volunteerism Level of coursework
LEBANON SCHOOLS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS Bob & Helen Grimes Scholarship (1) Medical Bob Grimes Memorial Scholarship (1) Engineering Edward & Mary Woods Memorial Scholarship (2) Specific Christian colleges, attend LHS at least 3 years * Lifetime Vision Source Scholarship (1) Linn Gear Industrial Arts Scholarship (Varies) Industrial Arts McDaniel Optimist Spirit Scholarship (1) Optimism and involved with Greater Santiam Boys & Girls Club McDaniel Optimist Scholarship (Varies) Optimism McDaniel LBCC Rick Franklin Scholarship (1) Trades * Reeves Family Memorial Scholarship (Varies) Richard M. Lehnert Memorial Scholarship (1) Education * Scholarships Forever (Varies) Virginia Link Memorial Scholarship (1) Education * Youngdahl Family Scholarship (Varies) * One application for all four scholarships – looking at achievement!
SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS Agriculture Automotive Aviation Broadcasting Children of veterans Education Engineering GPA above 3.0 GPA below 3.0 Medical Music Lebanon Education Association Lebanon Educational Support Professionals Association Employers: ATI Wah Chang, Georgia-Pacific, Other Employers Junior Optimist Youth Award Winner (K-12) Junior Rotarian (18 Eligible, 2 Awarded) Service Organizations: Masonic Lodge, Odd Fellows, Pearl Rebekahs
WORDS OF WISDOM Familiarize yourself with the application Research the “purpose” of the scholarship donor Be aware of the deadline Read and follow all directions Provide all required documentation Allow 48 hours to get official transcript Allow 2 weeks to get letters of recommendation Type or legibly write in black or blue ink Review your application before submitting Keep copies of everything you submit
WORDS OF WISDOM Prioritize the scholarships - local, state, national Prioritize by deadline Apply for as many scholarships as you qualify for Interested in more than one field of study, apply for all, let the scholarship committee decide Cut & paste Interview Be on time Dress appropriately Make eye contact Be aware of your behavior Ask questions Thank the interviewers
BEYOND LHS (EXPANDED DIPLOMA) As a senior, apply for scholarships! These can be used for credits above the 12 credits the BLHS Program pays for. Before finishing the BLHS Program, apply for scholarships! You are still considered a high school student. Complete the FAFSA. It’s good practice!
Free Application Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Go to FAFSA.ed.gov You will pay if you go to.com! File as close to January 1, 2015 as possible Apply for 2015-2016 academic year Use 2013 income tax information Update when you file 2014 income tax information List schools you want to get FAFSA information Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) Do not panic!
STATISTICS Scholarships range from $150 to $4,000 2013-2014 School Year $134,350 Awarded 46 Students Two received a total of $16,800 each 2012-2013 School Year $120,550 Awarded 2011-2012 School Year $118,340 Awarded
CONTACT INFORMATION Michele Burd Scholarship Coordinator 541-451-8555 x 1022 Michele.Burd@lebanon.k12.or.us