VSH Career and College Information
Issue 6- October 29, 2020
There's still time to complete your Apply Idaho application. Seniors, please check your school email for more information.
- Boise State University (4-year public college in Boise)
- College of Idaho (4-year private college in Caldwell)
- College of Southern Idaho (2-year public college in Twin Falls)
- College of Western Idaho (2-year public college with various Treasure Valley locations)
- Idaho State University (4-year public college in Pocatello)
- Lewis-Clark State College (4-year public college in Lewiston)
- North Idaho College (2-year public college in Couer d'Alene)
- Northwest Nazarene College (4-year private college in Nampa)
- University of Idaho (4-year public college in Moscow)
*Boise Bible College and Brigham Young University-Idaho have separate applications.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Financial Aid Information Night
October 13th 6:00-7:30
November 12th 6:00-7:30
David Ries is a Financial Planner and will be available to help students and parents navigate the FAFSA
Space is limited, sign up for one of the sessions today!https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a4aa4ac2ca2ff2-fafsa
Hands-On FAFSA Completion Night
Hands-on FAFSA night will be Tuesday, November 17th at the District Office in the T2C Computer Lab from 5:30-7:30 PM. Hands-on FAFSA will walk parents/students through the online process of applying for and completing the FAFSA.
Reserve your spot today, space is limited.
Idaho Opportunity Scholarship
Application is OPEN!The Opportunity Scholarship awards eligible applicants up to $3,500 per year and is renewable for up to four years.
Eligibility requirements include 2.7 unweighted cumulative GPA, FAFSA completion before March 1, 2021 and must attend an eligible Idaho college or university.
For more details please visit: https://boardofed.idaho.gov/scholarships/idaho-opportunity-scholarship/
*When completing the eligibility profile select "high school not listed below." Write in Virtual School House - West Ada.
Next Steps Idaho
- Career Exploration
- Future Finder - simple quiz to highlight careers of interest
- Scholarship Search
- Grade Level Checklists
- Financial Aid Resources
Visit the website for these resources and more! https://nextsteps.idaho.gov/
Career & Technical Education
Programs include: Automotive Technology, Computer Support Specialist, Early Childhood Education, Heavy Equipment Technician, Welding and Metals Fabrication, and many more!
Careers in a High Tech World Job Shadow
Micron is offering monthly virtual job shadow events for students in grades 9-12 to explore careers in the high-tech world. Registration is required and additional information will be available following registration.
Technicians & Skilled Trades - Wednesday, November 18th
Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Data Science - Tuesday, December 15th
Women in Technical Careers
Women in Technical Careers is an interactive and informative discussion for female students in grades 9-12. Presenters will include engineers, chemists, physicists, and more!
Wednesday, November 4th 11:00-12:00
Wednesday, December 2nd 11:00-12:00
Girls in STEM presented by MICRON
Discussions will be the first Monday of each month - October 7th, November 4th, December 2nd 11:00-12:00
Registration is required: https://k12foundation.wufoo.com/forms/sqs3p4m13yub6q/
Students will receive a secure Zoom link to join following registration.
Design Days hosted by University of Idaho
For more information email: email@example.com
University of Idaho is hosting their annual AVANZA program virtually this year. November 17, 18, 19 6-8PM. MT.
Avanza is a great opportunity for Hispanic/Latina seniors to discover how U of I will help them achieve their goals. They’ll meet U of I staff and alumni, learn about the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), and get one-on-one help with their admission application and FAFSA before our December 1 priority date (the early consideration date for our diversity scholarships). All services at Avanza for parents and students are offered in Spanish and English.
Students who attend Avanza will be interviewed for a chance to win one of twenty $500 scholarships provided by Idaho Central Credit Union.
Students can register for the event at www.uidaho.edu/avanza-events.
Will need to sign in with your West Ada credentials. Click the link to the right of the school to sign into the meeting.
Emails from college representatives from across the country are coming in DAILY! They want to meet YOU and share information about their schools, including the application process. All visits are virtual and most begin at 3:30 PM. Invite your parents to join the meeting too!
Have you applied to a college and need to send your transcript? Click this for more information.
Thank you VSH Staff!
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