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    SPS Scholarship Bulletin November 2017

    Greetings from your career department! By this time, our hope is that juniors, seniors and their families know what to expect and plan for regarding post high school.

    College Planning Checklist
     2016-17 College and Career Readiness Calendar

    Community Partner - College Access Now (CAN)

    ​College Access Now is a program for 11th and 12th graders at Nathan Hale High School.  CAN believes all students, regardless of their background, can achieve a college degree.  For many, joining CAN sparks a new conversation about their future - a future in where graduating from college becomes a reality.

    Karissa Masciel
    206 379 6848 / karissa@collegeaccessnow.org / www.collegeaccessnow.org
    Located in the Nathan Hale Library, Monday-Thursday, 9AM-3:15PM


    Scholarships

    Scholarship List March 2017 Update (Updated 3/9/17)
    SPS Scholarship Bulletin May 2017

    Additional Information and applications available in the Counseling Office.

    Links to other scholarship information:
    WashBoard.org
    Collegeboard.org


    Careers & Employment

    Washington Occupational Information System - Password required

    Apprenticeships, www.apprenticeships.Lni.wa.gov

    Teen Workers 
    (Hours of work, wages, breaks, youth job safety resources)


    Local Programs

    Washington Business Week 
    (Connects teens to learning more about local businesses)

    Making Connections - U of W Women's Center
    (Program supporting underrepresented and first generation students through the college admissions process, offering workshops, mentoring, college visits etc.)

    Team Read 
    (Mentoring program that helps struggling readers)

    DO-IT - Disabilities, Opportunities, Internet working and Technology 
    (DO-IT serves to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in challenging academic programs and careers)​

    King County Washington's Youth Program Directory - http://youthprogramdirectory.org/
    The most comprehensive way to find engaging programs that support and enrich the lives of young people ages 5-young adult.


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    Running Start Information can be found HERE.

    College Admissions Testing

    PSAT/SAT/AP
    (Collegeboard)

    ACT/Plan


    Financial Aid

    FAFSA - Free application for federal student aid (FAFSA)
    WASFA - www.readysetgrad.org/wasfa:  Eligibility for several Washington State financial aid programs has expanded to include students who are ineligible for federal financial aid due to immigration status.  Students who meet individual programs, income, or residency requirements for the State Need Grant, the College bound Scholarship, State Work Study, or Passport Scholarship should complete the free WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) to apply for state financial aid.


    Selective Service

    Registration 
    *Legally required for males, 18-25 years