SHS College/Career Update

November 22, 2019

FAFSA Update: Have you completed yours?

47 Stayton seniors have already submitted the FAFSA...are you one of them? Be sure to get this done right away, schools and other scholarships need this information to move forward. Remember, you can use FAFSA aid for many programs, including some trade schools. Go here to get started.

And then here to fill it out:

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Students who concentrate in a CTE program graduate at a 93% rate, and 91% who take 1-2 credits in high school enroll in college. CTE programs engage students in hands on, relevant learning towards possible future careers. At SHS, we continue to make CTE programs a focus towards engaging and preparing our students.

How do I become an apprentice?

Scholarship Update

The SHS Counseling Scholarship link has a list of relevant, upcoming scholarships here:

Upcoming due scholarships to consider:

Nursing, Law, Medical, PT/Occ. Therapy focused students:

Education Matters Scholarship

Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question:

"What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?

Science Ambassador Scholarship: A full tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math. Funded by "Cards Against Humanity." Closes December 9.

There is also a large graphic with scholarship information keep scrolling....

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Campus Focus: Southern Oregon University

Similar in size to WOU, SOU is located in Ashland, OR, about 3 hours South of Salem. Their biggest programs are business, education, and psychology. They also have an OHSU sponsored nursing program, similar to WOU. The campus is located right next to where the Oregon Shakespeare festival occurs every year and fine arts are very strong There are lots of outdoor activities to be had in the area as well.
Outstanding in :60 | Southern Oregon University