STUDENT RESOURCES

SELF HELP

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HOW DO I FIND AND APPLY FOR A COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP?

SCHOLARSHIP INFO

TO  DISCOVER AND APPLY FOR LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS CLICK HERE!

TO SEARCH AND APPLY FOR NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS CLICK HERE!

EMPLOYMENT DOCS

RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND APPLICATION SAMPLES BELOW
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WHAT IS FINANCIAL AID AND HOW DO I APPLY FOR IT?

CLICK HERE FOR THE FINANCIAL AID POWER-POINT!

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HOW DO I READ MY TRANSCRIPTS?

CLICK HERE TO LEARN HOW TO READ YOUR TRANSCRIPTS!

TIP: In order to create your own resume, click on the link, then click file, "Make a Copy", give it a name and save it to your Google drive! You can now edit your copy.

WorkSource Info!

SAT/ACT REGISTRATION

Not sure what career paths to explore? WorkSourceWA serving Cowlitz County offers a range of career exploration tools, employment listings, information on hiring trends, workshops, and a variety of other services at no cost. Check out the WorkSourceWA website for more information

WUE Information

WUE or the Western Undergraduate Exchange Program is a waiver that allows students throughout the western United States, the Pacific Island US Territories and free-standing states to enroll at a reduced tuition rate while seeking their first undergraduate degree. Click to the right to learn more and to see a list of participating schools!

ALTERNATE ROUTES

MILITARY INFORMATION

APPRENTICESHIP & TRADES

To view more information on alternate pathways and post-secondary plans involving the trades, please visit the KHS CTE website. Click on the title below.

College Bound Scholarship

The College Bound Scholarship (CBS) program is an early commitment of state financial aid to eligible students who sign up in middle school and fulfill the scholarship pledge. CBS will combine with other state financial aid to cover tuition (at comparable public college rates), some fees, and a small book allowance.

Degree Explorer

Degree Explorer provides community resources that are centered around higher education in the US. This program focuses extensively on helping students research higher education and labor trends in the education & teaching industry. The College & Teaching Career Guides below are to help job seekers, professionals, and students understand the changing landscapes of these programs and their impact on careers and employment. Check them out!

Career Explorer

Below is a job research site which has a lot of career pathway information. They have an amazing "Job Search Tips for High School Students" article. Check them out here!

BigFuture/CollegeBoard

College Board is a not-for-profit organization that connects students to post-secondary success. BigFuture is the College Board's free college planning tool, designed to support students  from their first thoughts about college to their first day on campus. BigFuture will help you handle the college planning process. Click below to see the Family Action Plan specifically for parents of 11th grade students, planning timelines just for students themselves, and other links containing information about post-secondary planning.

College Access Program

The College Access Program partners with Southwest Washington MESA, Washington Campus Compact and WSU Vancouver to support seniors in high school in their transition to post-secondary institutions. It is done by providing access, awareness and mentorship through academic support as well as college and career readiness activities.

CAP works to provide a space for students to develop a college-going identity and a true sense of belonging.

*If you have difficulty accessing content on this site, please contact Nicole Johnson.

Kelso School District #458 complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Holly Budge, Director of Human Resources, the school district's Title VII Officer and ADA Coordinator. People of disability may request reasonable accommodation in the hiring process by contacting, Holly Budge, Director of Human Resources, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 or (360) 501-1924. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures regarding students may be directed to Don Iverson, Director of Student Services, the school district’s Title IX & Section 504 Coordinator, 601 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626 (360) 501-1900. 

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