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Scholarship Notebook Instructions 2018-19

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SENIOR 2018-19 FAFSA / Scholarship Notebook / High School & Beyond Info

Scholarships are announced in the Daily Bulletin.

Applications not found online are available at the PAHS Counseling Office.
Visit www.collegeboard.org or www.thewashboard.org for additional information.

Questions?  Contact Jeani Hill
PAHS Scholarship Coordinator
360.565.1562

If you have not set up a profile on www.thewashboard.org yet, you should set one up ASAP! There are numerous scholarships available on this site - many of them are local!

Federal Student Aid information - click for information on college prep, FAFSA and other financial aid info.
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Current Scholarships:

SchoolHouse Connection Youth Scholarship applications are now available. Students (seniors) that have experienced homelessness within the last 6 years are eligible and encouraged to apply. Click here to access the online application. Deadline to apply is November 9, 2018.

LEAP Rise Above Scholarship applications are now available here. Apply online by November 21, 2018.

LGBTQ+ Scholarships - applications are now available online here. Application deadline is January 11, 2019.

Feiro Family Scholarship - apply online at www.thewashboard.org Deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2019  (You must first set up a profile on thewashboard to apply.)

Port Townsend Yacht Club Scholarship -
applications available online at www.ptyc.net and www.thewashboard.org Deadline to apply is Monday, January 21, 2019.

Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship -
applications available online here or you can print an application packet here. Applications (with all attachments) must be postmarked by March 10, 2019.


General Information

Financial assistance for college comes primarily from four sources: the colleges themselves, the government, national and regional scholarships, and local scholarships. The Port Angeles community has one of the most successful local scholarship programs in the nation, awarding about $450,000 a year to graduates. There are scholarships for students planning to attend technical colleges, vocational colleges, community colleges and four-year colleges.

Port Angeles High School also helps students access regional and national scholarships. The Counseling office maintains a file of scholarship applications which are available for students to pick up anytime.

The federal and state government offer grants and loans, mostly based on financial need. Families complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in early October. The high school partners with Peninsula College to hold a workshop each year to explain these government programs.

The largest amount of scholarships are awarded by the colleges themselves. College catalogs and web sites have specific information on their offerings. High school juniors should get help from the College Success Foundation Representative or their Counselor to develop a list of potential schools of interest. Scholarship offerings are one factor to consider when deciding where to apply.

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