ScholarshipPrep - Lebanon School District

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WELCOME TO
LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL’S
COLLEGE KNOWLEDGE NIGHT
Tonight’s Topic:
Scholarship Preparation
SCHOLARSHIPS, OPPORTUNITIES,
AND CONTESTS
(SOC)
 Found on LHS website
Guidance/Counseling
Scholarships
 Sent via email
 Updated periodically
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
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
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
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
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
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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!
SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS
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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
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Junior Optimist Youth Award Winner
Junior Rotarian
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
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.
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 2014-2015 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!
CONTACT INFORMATION
Michele Burd
Scholarship Coordinator
541-451-8555 x 1022
[email protected]

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