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1 GENERAL INFORMATION College Information Military Opportunities Tech Schools Information on all of these can be found in the College and Career Center. Colleges, tech schools and the branches of the military send JCHS their information books. Come and check through these resources for the right opportunity for you after JCHS! Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) - a program where students in Western states may enroll in participating 2-year and 4-year public colleges at reduced tuition levels. For more information, and a listing of participating colleges, go to OTHER OPPORTUNITIES ASSE International Student Exchange Programs has offerings for studying abroad. There are academic year home stays, summer home stays and teen twin programs. For more information call x 219 or go to Scholarships are available. Explore! Experience! Andeo-International Homestays invites you to explore a world of welcoming families, lifelong friendships and cross-cultural adventures! You can spend two weeks to one year with a host family. For more information go to Job Corps Do you need extra help earning your high school diploma and getting on track for careers in high-demand industries? Job Corps is hands-on career training and education program that can help students find the path to personal and career success all at no cost to eligible youth. Information: IAHA (International Air and Hospitality Academy) offers programs for students interested in the airline industry, hotel, restaurant and event management, culinary, wind turbine and rail operations. Information is available in the CCC. Deadlines for the programs are in June and July. GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS The Christian Connector provide a Free Christian college information service as well as a $2,500 Christian College scholarship drawing. Go to COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS Scholarship s at the school of your choice. Make sure you check with the school of your choice for ALL of the available scholarships. Many schools offer scholarships for one through four years, focusing on your GPA, your community spirit, your financial need, your desire to study abroad, or your selected major.

2 COLLEGE VISITS and INFORMATION SESSIONS University of Oregon Connections Program for first-generation, ethnically diverse or economically disadvantaged high school students: October 24 February 6 and 20 November 21 March 6 December 5 April 17 January 23 Mary 1 and 8 Information is at TEST DATES and PREP ACT and SAR Prep Classes with Sylvan This is a five-week course designed to have you ready to take the ACT or SAT test. The course fee is $545 and includes 20 hours of instruction plus three practice tests. Call or go to Pharmacology for Medical Careers The OR State Board of Pharmacy requires persons to pass an exam on pharmacology. This training program will completely prepare an individual to pass the certification board exam or EXCPT. The fee is $250. For more information go to The ACT Test If you are planning on taking the ACT Test, please consider registering for it online. Using this method, you will get the most up-to-date list of test center and you will receive your admission tickets sooner. For more information, or to register, go to ACT Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required) October 26, 2013 September 27, 2013 September 28 October 11, 2013 December 14, 2013 November 8, 2013 November 9 22, 2013 February 8, 2014* January 10, 2014 January 11 24, 2014 April 12, 2014 March 7, 2014 March 8 21, 2014 June 14, 2014 May 9, 2014 May 10 23, 2014 The SAT Test Test Dates Test U.S. Registration Deadlines (Expire at 11:59 p.m. EST) Regular Late fee applies November 2, 2013 October 3, 2013 October 18, 2013 mailed October 21, 2013 online/phone

3 December 7, 2013 November 8, 2013 November 22, mailed November 25, 2013 online/phone January 25, 2014 December 27, 2013 January 10, mailed January 14, 2013 online/phone March 8, 2014 SAT only February 7, 2014 February 21, mailed February 24, 2013 online/phone May 3, 2014 April 4, 2014 April 18, mailed April 21, 2013 online/phone June 7, 2014 May 9, 2014 May 23, mailed May 28, 2013 online/phone WEBSITE ADDRESSES YOU LL WANT TO KEEP HANDY! Some of the site addresses have been updated please review!! Fill out the FAFSA on line Apply for pin for FAFSA US dept. of Ed free help on the FAFSA /fafsa what the FAFSA is and how to complete it /types types of financial aid available /eligibility who can get federal student aid /scholarships finding and applying for scholarships /checklist college preparation checklist /parent info for parents (tax benefits, college costs, etc.) /military aid for military families Financial aid, EFC calculator Largest online scholarship search database College costs, compare schools, financial aid info Financial Aid worksheets and checklist Scholarship Info NCAA requirements for college athletes Online campus tours Information about test preparation Oregon Opportunity grant estimator College and Scholarship Searches Scholarship America s Collegiate Partners Direct. See how graduates fare on the job market Where top earners went to college The world s simplest college cost calculator Green Career Guide Almanac College Portraits (compares colleges)

4 BY APPLICATION DEADLINE OCTOBER 2013 Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program is for students who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. For information go to Applications due by October 25. Various Scholarships with due dates in October and November: Scholarship Name Deadline Comments National Merit Scholarship Program October 16, 2013 For high school juniors taking the PSAT National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts - October 18, 2013 For high school seniors with artistic ability YoungArts Program Say No to Bullying Contest October 21, 2013 Create a video that deals with the evils of bullying Horatio Alger Scholarship Program A scholarship program for high school October 25, 2013 seniors with $50,000 or less adjusted gross income Williams-Mystic Essay Contest in An essay contest for high school senior and October 28, 2013 Honor of Joseph Conrad college students. The New York Times College Scholarship Program October 28, 2013 You must be a NYC high school senior Coca-Cola Scholars Program October 31, 2013 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing October 31, 2013 Emerge Scholarships October 31, 2013 A major national college scholarships for high school seniors who have participated in extracurricular activities This is an award for Female high school students with an interest in computing For women over 25 returning to school. Christopher Reeve Award October 31, 2013 You must be a high school seniors or younger Voice of Democracy Audio Essay This is an audio essay contest for students in November 1, 2013 grades 9 through 12. Bennington Young Writers A writing contest for students in grades 10 November 1, 2013 Competition through 12 The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards For students in 5th through 12th grade who November 5, 2013 have demonstrated exemplary community service. NOVEMBER 2012 Voice of Democracy has scholarships available for students. They must present a speech on Why I m optimistic about our nation s future. The deadline for submission is November 1. Information available in the CCC.

5 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are accepting applications from students who are making a difference through volunteering. Go to for more information and submit your application no later than November 12. DECEMBER 2013 Eugene Elks Student Scholarship applications are due by December 6. Apply online at Students will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need. NEW NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation award application can be found at It will be available from October 1 December 17. The awards recognize young people who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative. JANUARY 2014 Oregon School Facilities Management Association has scholarships available for seniors looking to pursue an area of study that will enhance their abilities in facilities management, maintenance, support operations, engineering or technology. Applications are due by January 14 and information is at FEBRUARY 2014 Oregon Wheat Foundation Scholarship up to 12 $1000 scholarships for sons and daughters of OR Wheat Growers League members and employes. Winners will be selected on school and community involvement, scholastic performance and an essay on the wheat industry. Applications are due by February 3 and are available at National Co-Op Scholarship Program is the largest independently sponsored merit co-op scholarship program in the US. They will award 160 merit scholarships. For more information on the member school and qualifications go to Applications are due by February 14. APRIL 2014 Peace Scholarships are available to high school seniors with commitment to peace and social justice. Applications are available in the CCC and are due by April 30.

6 JUNE 2014 BigSun Scholarship is available to high school seniors who will be attending a college and are currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. Visit for application details. Due June 20.

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