College & Career Center Newsletter

November 2021

College Application Month

In this Newsletter:

  • Get your "I Applied" stickers
  • Tips for making a college list, looking for scholarships, and writting essays
  • Getting organized for college with Google Docs
  • Scholarships
  • FAFSA, ORSAA, OR Promise & OSAC links
  • Other helpful links (SchooLinks, Big Future, College Connections)

Get Your Stickers

Seniors,

If you filled out your FAFSA/ORSAA or applied to a college, please stop by the College & Career Center to get your sticker(s) for our window (Room 129).

Let's fill the window up! :)

How To...

Get Organized

Use the It's A Plan mobile app or use Google Docs templates:

Scholarships

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards

Up to $3,000 open to graduating high school seniors of Hispanic/Latino descent who have demonstrated leadership in the classroom and community. DACA students are eligible to apply.
By 11/14/2021


Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

ELKS MVS

By 11/15/2021


Act Six Scholarship - Corban & George Fox

Act Six

By 11/30/2021


Horatio Alger Scholarships - variety of scholarships


Kaiser Permanente Health Care Career Scholarship
Up to $10,000 renewable scholarships for a senior interested in a healthcare career at each of the public high schools in the Kaiser Permanente Northwest service area.
By 12/30/2021


Jiffy Lube Teen Driver Scholarship

"What Drives You?"

By 3/14/2022


Gresham Rotary Scholarship (MHCC)

Application is available in Room 129;

By 4/8/2022


Strada Scholarship

By 5/1/2022


For more scholarship info visit our C&C Center Scholarships page.

FAFSA, ORSAA, Oregon Promise & OSAC Are Open

Financial Aid Links:

Helpful Links

  • SchooLinks - a great tool for doing your college & career research and staying organized during your application process. Use your GHS email and ID number to log in.
  • Big Future by the College Board - another complex tool to help you with your college search, important deadlines, college cost, finding majors, navigating the application process, etc.
  • College Connection Newsletter - helpful info and tips for students considering the college path after high school.

GHS College & Career Center

College Coordinator: Lenka Cervenkova cervenkova2@gresham.k12.or.us

Career Coordinator: Zeke Cecilio cecilio24@gresham.k12.or.us


Please come see us or email us with any college and career related questions. We are here for you and ready to help you with your post-high school planning.


Hours: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Room 129