COLLEGE & SCHOLARSHIP INFO

FAMILY COLLEGE AND CAREER NIGHT--Monday, April 23rd @ 6pm. West Jefferson High School is hoting a Family College and Career Night on Monday, April 23, 2018 beginning at 6:00 pm. They will have college representatives available to answer questions from: College of Eastern Idaho, ISU, U of I, BYU-I, Utah State, UVU, CSI, Lincoln College of Technology, Rexburg College of Massage Therapy, Paul Mitchell, Austin Kade, ISU College of Technology, and the Marines, they will also have some Career Presentations. Door Prizes and Refreshments Provided. This is for K-12!!


Higher Ed Day
When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time:   2:00 pm
We will be have a panel of college representatives from Idaho colleges. Students will be able to meet and visit with individual college reps from Idaho colleges, universities, and tech schools and get their questions answered regarding higher education in the state of I.


Senior/Parent Financial Aid Night:
When: Monday, October 16th
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Mrs. Hawley's room
We will have a financial aid expert to help parents fill out the FAFSA as well as provide valuable information regarding paying for your student's college. Bring your lap tops, IRS pin number and any other financial info you may need to complete the FAFSA!


SOUTHEAST IDAHO COLLEGE FAIR
Date: Wednesday, October 18th
Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Skyline High School, Idaho Falls
We will have a bus available and will leave BHS at 4:00 pm and return at approximately 9:00 pm. ALL JUNIORS and SENIORS are invited to attend. Please sign up in the Career Center!!




Senior/Parent Night:
When: Monday, September 25, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Mrs. Hawley's room
Please join us for an informative evening regarding your student's move towards life after high school! We will be discussing ACT/SAT, college options/requirements, and other important information regarding your student, graduation, and college.
















 

 

 

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ALOIS AND MARIE GOLDMANN SCHOLARSHIP

YEAR 2016 APPLICATION GUIDELINES
The Alois and Marie Goldmann Scholarship was established in 1997 by Mary and George Freund in honor of George’s grandparents who perished at the Auschwitz concentration camp during the Holocaust.  The purpose of this scholarship is to promote a greater understanding of the Holocaust among high school students in Idaho.
ELIGIBILITY – Applicants must meet the following requirements:
·         Be a graduating student at a high school or home school within the state of Idaho.
·         Plan to attend an institution of higher learning in Idaho during the 2016-2017 academic year.
·         Must submit a completed “Student Application Form” AND write an original essay or research paper according to specific guidelines (see information below).

This video explain the history and process of the scholarship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUQ70rSkV8M





Link to LiveUp Career Match Scholarship Application (Password liveup2015) – www.liveupcareermatchscholarship.com


Senior students use the online LiveUp Career Match Scholarship App tool to find ten career options in a top paying industry and apply for a chance to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to help them pursue their top career match. We have also attached a flyer and a paper version of the application for those students without internet access (see below in attached files). The Scholarship application is due by end of day November 15th (extensions are available until 11/30). We will announce this year’s winner by December 15th and provide each school counselor a report from their student’s submissions to show the number of students that selected each industry and the top three careers selected within those industries.




2015 Idaho High School Essay Contest sponsored by the Idaho Section, American Nuclear Society: Scholarships will be awarded for the best essay at each of two levels; 9th and 10th grade; and 11th and 12th grade.  The winner at each level will receive a $1500 scholarship. Winners will be notified by email in January.  Each winner (and their parents) will be invited to a dinner and scholarship presentation at the January, 2015 Idaho American Nuclear Society (IANS) meeting in Idaho Falls (date TBD). See Ms. Hill for an entry form.


United States Senate Youth Program: Any junior or senior currently in a leadership position may apply to be selected by the state (by taking a rigorous public affairs exam) to participate in Washington Week as a delegate. Two student delegates and two alternates will chosen from each state to participate based on the exam results. Apply at http://ussenateyouth.org/selection_process_qualify/  (paper application attached below)


Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars Program: This is an opportunity for high school juniors to take a special science class that could result in the ability to visit the NASA Ames Research Center in Sunnyvale, California next summer and meet NASA scientists. Registration for the program runs through December 1, 2015. Once accepted, students will sign up for the special on-line course (dual credit through BSU) provided through IDLA for second semester. The top 88 students from the class will then be invited to visit the Ames Research Center with all expenses paid. Teachers may also apply to be mentors for the program as well as may be selected to attend the trip with the students. Please visit the program website at www.sde.idaho.gov/site/science/ISAS.


“B. Davis Scholarship”
 
The creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2016.
 
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.  While you’re there, please browse through the rest of the site to learn more about applying for scholarships.
 
Our website was developed solely for the purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.  We are trying to improve the students’ chances for success.  The site is free and we charge nothing for the information or the application.
 
The deadline for applications is May 23, 2016
 
Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000
 
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.comhttp://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

In addition, the site offers a complete list of historically black colleges and universities, lists of career colleges by state, information on colleges for women, online applications for four-year colleges and universities, specific and general career information, financial aid definitions and instructions, and dozens of articles designed to assist both traditional and adult students.



OTHER GREAT LINKS:

http://labor.idaho.gov/dnn/idl/IdahoCareerInformation.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1  Idaho Career Information System has the ability to help your student obtain information about colleges, scholarships and searches, careeres, etc. to help them plan for their future. 



Access to SAT information



Guidebook to accredited online degree programs to better help new and returning students understand the online academic landscape and how best to succeed in an online degree program. This guidebook includes:
- A comprehensive look at the growth of online degree programs at not-for-profit universities
 - Tips for pursuing an online degree while working
 - A list of top online degrees for ROI
 - Advice for international students interested in earning an online degree from a US college


PSAT/SAT PRACTICE SKILLS:
Students and Educators can begin using the Khan Academy practice platform at any time https://www.khanacademy.org/sat. The resources include four full-length practice tests, thousands of sample questions, and diagnostic quizzes that provide every student with targeted practice exercises. In December, students will be able to link their Khan Academy and College Board accounts so that the results of the official PSAT/NMSQT can improve the personalized recommendations for each student’s practice. Students who are struggling in basic academic areas also have access to the entire suite of Khan resources for basic skill building.



COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE VISITS



Stevens Henagar College
Date: September 20, 2016
Time: 9:30
Location: Career Center

Idaho State University
Date: September 14, 2016
Time: 10:15 am
Location: Career Center

University of Idaho with Steve Keller
Date: TBD
Time: 10:15 am
Location: Career Center

College of Southern Idaho
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: Career Center

College of Idaho
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: Career Center

Boise State University
Date: October 20, 2016
Time: 9:15
Location: Career Center

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