HOW DO I FIND AND APPLY FOR A COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP?
TO SEARCH AND APPLY FOR NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS CLICK HERE!
RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND APPLICATION SAMPLES BELOW
WHAT IS FINANCIAL AID AND HOW DO I APPLY FOR IT?
CLICK HERE FOR THE FINANCIAL AID POWER-POINT!
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, "Make a Copy", then give it a name and save it to your Google drive! You can now edit your copy.
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 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!
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 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!
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!
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.
Job Corps Program
Take the first step on a new path. With hard work and dedication, Job Corps will help you learn skills to put you on track for a good career and a better life.
A life changing decision.
Click here to learn more!