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About the Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program   The Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program is a highly selective, full scholarship for Pell-eligible high school seniors. The scholarship will be awarded to 20 high school seniors in 2018, with the intent of promoting their academic excellence and leadership development through college graduation.   Selected Fellows will be eligible for up to five years of funding to complete their bachelor’s program. Fellows will receive funding for the full cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Additionally, Fellows will be paired with a mentor within the field of study and industry that they wish to pursue.    The Scholarship Application Process and Timeline   The scholarship application opened on Monday, January 15, 2018. All students must complete the Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program application by Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 5:00 PM PST. Finalists will be invited in March to complete the Finalist Supplement. Recipients will be announced in late-April, and they will attend the inaugural Summer Leadership Summit in Charlotte, NC June 27-July 1, 2018.   In order to apply, a student must first create a MyWFALFP Profile. The MyWFALFP Profile is a student's portal for everything related to The Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program, including the application, and – if he/she is selected as a Fellow – all associated support services.   Eligibility:   To apply, students must be: A high school senior with a Spring 2018 graduation date Pell-eligible, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) A US citizen, national, or permanent resident In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) Additionally, students must submit either an SAT or ACT score.     Selected Wells Fargo Fellows must enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university. Failure to enroll in the Fall of 2018 will lead to forfeiture of the scholarship.    As part of this intensive co-curricular programming, Wells Fargo Fellows will receive personal and professional development training, access to financial capabilities workshops, mentoring, internship and career exploration, and participate in numerous community engagement opportunities. Fellows must participate in all Wells Fargo webinars and attend the firm's annual Summer Leadership Summits in order to maintain funding eligibility.    Regards,    The Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program Team https://www.wfalfp.org/contact-us
Posted by MeenkE  On Feb 05, 2018 at 3:43 PM
  
Washington state is home to one of the most innovative economies in the world. Yet there are MORE jobs than qualified applicants to meet our workforce needs in the science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and health care fields that drive our state economy.   The Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) is a unique, public-private partnership that aims to help fill our talent gap by building pathways for Washington students to pursue the high-demand degrees our economy needs. Opportunity Scholars receive up to $22,500 in scholarship dollars and career-launching support services like mentoring, internship opportunities and networking events.   WSOS is now recruiting the next generation of STEM and health care leaders. Over 1,800 high school and college students will be selected this spring to become our newest Opportunity Scholars. Help us share this incredible opportunity with students at your school!   We are looking for low- and -middle income students who: Have an interest in STEM or health care. Will obtain a Washington state high school diploma or GED by June of 2018. Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at an eligible Washington state university or college in the fall of 2018. Questions? Contact us at info@waopportunityscholarship.org
Posted by MeenkE  On Feb 05, 2018 at 3:41 PM
  
Greetings,   AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) is accepting applications and we want get the word out about the opportunities for your students. We are looking for individuals that have a passion for service, want to make a difference and get the experience of a lifetime. We are looking for men and women ages 18-24 (or will be 18 by the start of the program) who are enthusiastic and hard-working to join our team as corps members.   AmeriCorps NCCC is a Federal Government program and costs nothing to participants. During their service, members are provided housing, transportation food, uniforms, and the equipment that they will need to be successful in the field. They will receive a modest bi-weekly stipend for personal expenses and if they successfully complete the program, they are awarded a $5,920 Education Award. This award can be used for future tuition costs or to pay back student loans.   AmeriCorps NCCC is a full-time, team based, residential service program for young adults who want to give back to communities in need at different locations across the country. For 10 months, teams work on 3-6 projects, such as: engaging youth; building and rehabilitating homes for families in need; cleaning up parks, streams, trails, and shorelines; fighting and preventing wildfires; and helping communities recover from disasters. Here is a short video of our teams in action after Hurricane Harvey.   The AmeriCorps NCCC-FEMA Corps is a similar program. FEMA Corps is for young adults who want to gain professional skills in emergency management while serving with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) staff on disaster preparedness, response, and recovery efforts. Like traditional AmeriCorps NCCC, it is a 10 month, full-time, team-based residential service program.   Furthermore, graduates of AmeriCorps NCCC-FEMA Corps receive preferential hiring status for over 300 Employers of National Service which includes organizations such as Disney, Comcast, American Red Cross, United Way, Arizona State University, and the National Park Service.   In an effort to provide this opportunity to as many people as possible, we have provided you with fliers detailing our program. We hope you use these materials to share this opportunity with your student body.   AmeriCorps NCCC Corps Member Flier   FEMA Corps Corps Member Flier   Application Tip Sheet   It is important to note that we are always accepting applications. The time of the year when someone applies will determine whether or not they start in the summer, fall, or winter.   If you have any questions about the program, please contact us at jpluim@cns.gov.  We would be happy to chat with you over the phone, to make an online presentation to your staff or potential applicants, conduct a webinar, etc.   Additionally, Please visit our sites to learn more: AmeriCorps NCCC: www.americorps.gov/nccc FEMA Corps: www.americorps.gov/femacorps     In Service,   Jesse Pluim Community Relations Specialist AmeriCorps NCCC, Pacific Region  
Posted by MeenkE  On Feb 05, 2018 at 3:39 PM
  
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Posted by MeenkE  On Jan 22, 2018 at 2:57 PM 1 Comment
  
Go here to read more about this scholarship for Alternative Learning. http://walakids.com/scholarships/
Posted by MeenkE  On Jan 12, 2018 at 11:49 AM
  
Hello from DO-IT,   The DO-IT Center (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers. We hope to have your help finding great students for our capstone program, DO-IT Scholars. For this unique program we are seeking students who   •           are sophomores or juniors in high school in Washington State;   •           have an aptitude for and interest in attending college;   •           have any disability such as, but not restricted to, mobility impairment, learning disability, sensory impairment, or health impairment; and   •           are motivated to participate and interested in interacting with other students with a variety of disabilities.   For two to three summers, DO-IT Scholars attend a two week, live-in summer program on the University of Washington, Seattle campus, where they learn about college selection, challenging careers, self-advocacy, and adaptive technology. DO-IT Scholars are loaned computers and adaptive technology needed to participate in electronic mentoring and Internet support year-round. This program is provided at no cost to the participants.   Students are encouraged to work on and submit their applications in the fall and winter since priority is given to applications received before January 30, 2018. Applications received after January 30 will be considered on a space-available basis. Please feel free to the link to the application at http://www.uw.edu/doit/Programs/scholar.html.   If you are interested in other programs offered by DO-IT, please visit www.uw.edu/doit/Programs.   Thank you for your assistance in sharing this information and identifying potential participants for the 2018 DO-IT Scholars program. If you would like more information about this program, contact us at 206-685-3648 (v/TTY) or doit@uw.edu.   Sincerely,   Tami Tidwell Counselor/Coordinator DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Accessible Technology Services, UW-IT University of Washington, Box 354842 Seattle, WA  98195-4842 206-616-7850 (Direct) 206-221-4171 (Fax) 206-685-3648 (TTY/Office) uw.edu/doit
Posted by MeenkE  On Jan 10, 2018 at 8:21 AM
  
Western Washington is offering free counseling for a variety of emotional concerns. Call 360-650-3184 for more information. 
Posted by MeenkE  On Jan 09, 2018 at 9:46 AM
  
Bellingham Technical College is planning a Try-A-Trade day with LHS on February 15, 2018. if you are a HS student and you are interested in this event, please contact Mrs. Meenk. 
Posted by MeenkE  On Jan 09, 2018 at 9:45 AM
  
http://www.wsac.wa.gov/college-bound This week we are celebrating our 7th and 8th grade students by telling them all about the Washington State College Bound Scholarship. Use the link above to learn more and be looking for the flyers in your family box. 
Posted by MeenkE  On Dec 11, 2017 at 3:10 PM
  
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