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1 WELCOME TO LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL’S COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE NIGHT Tonight’s Topic: Scholarship Preparation

2 SCHOLARSHIPS, OPPORTUNITIES, AND CONTESTS (SOC)  Found on LHS website Guidance/Counseling Scholarships  Sent via  Updated periodically

3 OREGON STUDENT ACCESS COMMISSION (OSAC)  Over 400 scholarships  One on-line application  Apply for up to 20 scholarships  One specific to LHS Juanita Brown Struble Education Engineering Law Medicine Music Science

4 SCHOLARSHIPS UNIQUE TO LHS  Alta Ballew Scholarship Funded by interest from a trust account 10 to 12 $4,000 scholarships awarded each year Acceptance letter from 4 year school EFC from FAFSA  Class Of 1946 Scholarship Acceptance letter from 4 year school EFC from FAFSA  Curt & Margaret Uschmann Memorial Scholarship Funded by interest from a trust account 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

5 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

6 SCHOLARSHIPS UNIQUE TO LHS  LUHS Class Of 1968 Scholarship Academic excellence Excellent behavior 2 of 3: athletics, leadership, performing arts  Matthew Charley Memorial Scholarship Relative battling cancer Impact on student  Matthew Graves Memorial Scholarship  Princess Samantha Stephens Scholarship Attend Western Oregon University  Western University Of Health Sciences COMP-NW Science related field of study Intend to work in health care in the Pacific Northwest

7 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

8 LEBANON SCHOOLS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS  Bob & Helen Grimes Scholarship Medical  Bob Grimes Memorial Scholarship Engineering  Edward & Mary Woods Memorial Scholarship Specific Christian colleges Attend LHS at least 3 years  * Lifetime Vision Source Scholarship  Linn Gear Industrial Arts Scholarship Industrial Arts  McDaniel Optimist Spirit Scholarship Optimism and involved with Greater Santiam Boys & Girls Club  McDaniel Optimist Scholarship Optimism  * Reeves Family Memorial Scholarship  Richard M. Lehnert Memorial Scholarship Education  * Scholarships Forever  Virginia Link Memorial Scholarship Education  * Youngdahl Family Scholarship * One application for all four scholarships !

9 SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS  Automotive  Aviation  Broadcasting  Children of veterans  Education  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  Junior Rotarian

10 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

11 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

12 BEYOND LHS (EXPANDED DIPLOMA)  As a senior, apply for scholarships! These can be used for credits above the 12 the BLHS Program pays for.  Before finishing the BLHS Program, apply for scholarships! You are still considered a high school student.

13 Free Application Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)  Go to FAFSA.gov You will pay if you go to.com!  File as close to January 1, 2014 as possible  Apply for academic year  Use 2012 income tax information  Update when you file 2013 income tax  List schools you want to get FAFSA information  Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) Do not panic!

14 CONTACT INFORMATION Michele Burd Scholarship Coordinator x 1022


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