C&CC March Newsletter
Scholarship Searches for All Grades
Lots of Scholarships to do!
MHCC Foundation Scholarship (worth $5300): due March 31
PCC Future Connect Scholarship due March 1
Ford Family Foundation: value: up to $40,000 per year -due March 1
OSAC Scholarship: due March 1
Jiffy Lube What Drives You due March 14 (for all grades)
Greenfield Peace Essay due March 18
Oregon Community Foundation Scholarship due March 1
Louie Family Scholarship (Military family members) due March 15
Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship (students of Asian ancestry) due March 1
Clackamas County Bank Scholarship (business majors): value: $3000 due April 29
Gresham Rotary Scholarship for MHCC: value: $3000- due April 8
KPNW Healthcare Careers Scholarship due March 1
KMR Group Scholarship for MHCC or Clark CC: value: $3500 renewable- due April 8
PNACAC Scholarship due March 15
IUrban Scholarship due April 29: value $2000
Damascus/Deep Creek Schools Scholarship (Zimmerman) due April 22 $200
SBHS Local Scholarship List many upcoming scholarships listed here.
Oregon Goes to College Scholarship List another scholarship resource to consider.
Going Merry a scholarship search engine to help you find scholarships.
*Seniors, don't forget to report any scholarships offered to you. We will list your accepted scholarships in your graduation program. We also keep a total of your other offers.
Email: email@example.com or stop by the C&CC to let us know.
Jiffy Lube-What Drives You Scholarship-for all grades-Due March 14
PCC Foundation Scholarship Applications
College Spotlight #1
(Seniors should wait until spring to apply for their fall courses.)
- Learn more about what MHCC has to offer new students here.
- MHCC offers trade apprenticeship courses. See more here.
When applying to MHCC, students must either take a placement test or have their transcript sent to be evaluated for course placement. To have this process started, please contact Mrs. Neuenschwander at firstname.lastname@example.org
MHCC Scholarships- application is due: March 31
College Spotlight #2
Apply to WOU here.
Learn more about WOU here.
Interesting facts about WOU:
- Western Oregon is an Emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, the only four-year, public university in Oregon to have achieved the designation.
- Three well-known majors found at WOU are American Sign Language, Education and Criminal Justice.
- Tuition is affordable at WOU.
- WOU is a NCAA Division 2 school and can offer athletic scholarships. Athletics Dept.
Our Admissions Rep at WOU is Briana Navarete. Contact: email@example.com
Juniors-It's time to get to work!
Thursday, March 24 6-7pm: What You Need to Know About Financial Aid and Scholarships.
Thursday, April 21 6-7pm: Life after High School
Students in all grades are welcome to attend these events. The Classes of 2023, 2024 and 2025 are targeted.
Students: Do you want to receive helpful, brief text messages from ECMC (presenters of the above sessions) to keep informed of upcoming deadlines and tasks, join here.
Oregon Promise Grant - Free Funds for Community College
Many students will have access to between $2000-$8000 (for free) to use at an Oregon Community College. Students have ONE opportunity to access these funds. The deadline to apply is June 1.
ALL seniors should apply for the Oregon Promise grant as it is a great back up plan in case other options are not feasible. To apply, students must complete the application, maintain a 2.5 GPA (possibly lower) and complete their FAFSA or ORSAA application.
Does your student need help getting this done? Let us know!
NW Youth Career Expo
The annual Careers Expo is the Northwest’s premier career exploration experience. The career expo presents students with the region's amazing diversity of career opportunities, along with the skills and education needed for those jobs. The expo's goals are to connect employers to their future workforce and help students make informed, inspired decisions about their education after high school -- whether they choose a four-year university, community college, or apprenticeship training center.
Join us virtually on March 15th & 16th, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm by bringing your Chromebook to the College & Career Center along with a pair of headphones so you can listen to guest speakers and tour the booths. Students who would like to participate will be excused from classes they miss. We will provide support, information, and snacks! Sign-up here by March 4th to attend and get the link to participate.
Guest speakers agenda and exhibitors to be announced soon so you can plan your day.
MHCC / PCC / CCC - Placement for Fall Courses
If you plan is to attend MHCC in the fall, be sure to let us know. We will get you started.
Your first semester transcript will be sent to MHCC for review and automatic placement.
After receiving your placement from MHCC, students can test for higher placement, if they wish.
Sign up here for the test given at Barlow on Wed., May 4 at 2:30pm.
Let us know of your intention to attend MHCC.
We will get you started with the planning. Stop by or email us with your intent.
Students headed to PCC should go here to see directions for course placement for the fall.
Students planning to attend CCC should go here to see directions for course placement.
The Pros and Cons of Community College
Students Practice Their Job Search Skills
Construction Apprenticeships- "The Other Four Year Degree"
Learn more about local apprenticeships here-
Oregon Nepris Hold Virtual Engineering Week and Career Week
Engineer Week - Feb. 28th- March 4th- Behind the scenes company tours, presentations from real-world engineers, and a keynote address on what the path toward a career in engineering looks like.
Oregon Career Fair- March 7th-11th-Register to attend various sessions, keynotes, in Agriculture/Natural Resources, Arts/Information/Communication, Business, Health Science, Human Resources, Industrial/Engineering.