"Be the Change you want to see in the world." ~Mahatma Gandhi
WORK PERMIT INTENT TO EMPLOY
Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA to be eligible to work, with no current D's or F's.
Seniors! College of Marin is offering free tuition and fees to the first 500 Marin County high school seniors who apply for its new 90th Anniversary Scholarship. The deadline to apply is June 1 and students must enroll in the college by Aug. 1. The scholarship is for the fall semester. You must fill out a scholarship fact sheet, see the link below or visit the CCC for a flyer!
SAT PREP COURSE: Saturday & Sunday April 30-May 1 from 9am-1pm in the SR Library
For Juniors who are planning to take the SAT on 5/7 or 6/4, SR is offering A 2 day prep course to help boost scores! $50 fee includes the test prep book, and financial aid is available to qualifying students. Taught by David Elliott of the College Dream Team. David has worked in test prep and college admissions for over 15 years. Sign up in the Counseling office or in the new CCC. Contact Ms. Leary with questions.
Scholarships for Seniors:
THE SAN RAFAEL ROTARY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
Seniors! Pick up an application for The Rotary of San Rafael Scholarship in the CCC, AD 241. Four scholarships of $5000 each will be awarded to seniors continuing onto a four year college. Required information is about college and career plans and expenses, income from parents’ tax return, two letters of rec, transcript, and a one-page personal statement. Due to the Counseling office by 4/29.
THE JOSEPH D. CIATTI SCHOLARSHIP IS AVAILABLE IN THE CCC--for two SR seniors with athletic involvement, minimum of 2.5 GPA, financial need, one letter of rec, and official transcript. Due to counseling office by 4/29.
San Rafael Federation of Teachers Scholarship
Seniors interested in going into the teaching profession after college are eligible for a $250 scholarship from the teachers at San Rafael High School. You must submit a 500-word essay explaining why you want to be a teacher to Mr. Winton in LA 217 by Tuesday, May 3rd to be eligible to win. Please see Mr. Winton if you have any questions.
Seniors: Do you like to work with your hands, and are you interested in a Career in the Building and Construction Trades? If you are graduating, or will have a diploma equivalent, have documentation to work, and a valid Driver's License, sign up for an Orientation to the free 120-hour North Bay "TIP" Pre-Apprenticeship Course on Saturday, April 30th. Flyer in the CCC. You will need the ability to do physical work and pass a drug test. Call: 707-576-7299 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring College Fair!
Sophomores and Juniors: you and your parents have been sent a post card invite to the free Spring College Fair at Dominican University on Wednesday, May 4th , from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Conlan Gym. More than 150 colleges, universities, technical and specialty schools, and military academies/ROTC will be represented. Avoid the registration line by pre-registering and printing your own code for selected colleges to receive your information at www.wacaccollegefair.com. Posters are around campus or check in the CCC for more info.
COM’s Success Saturday: Seniors: Are you going to College of Marin? Be sure to sign up online for their Success Saturday, on May 7th, from 8:30-12:30. You and your parents are invited to the campus orientation, tours in English and Spanish, and a Financial Aid Workshop. Most importantly, you will Register for classes!! Info in the CCC.
Students, are you looking for some fun volunteer hours?!
Volunteer for the Bay Area Human Race, by setting up, breaking down, hand out water and lead the children’s races, distribute t-shirts.
Pick up flyer in the CCC for Saturday, May 7th event.
Summer Opportunities: Job and internship postings are on the job board, along with spring and summer volunteer ideas.
New site: www.CollegeAffordabilityGuide.org. California students research affordable, not-for-profit colleges with a track record of student success.
College Financial Aid Information
Students: the government WILL NOT CALL YOU to offer grants. Do not be scammed by telemarketers saying you have won a government grant, and ask for bank account information.
"Don't Get Scammed on Your Way to College," available at www.studentaid.ed.gov/pubs.
...paying for college is possible
or CA DREAM ACT
FAFSA4caster is an online tool that helps students and parents
determine their current eligibility for federal student aid.
Counselors should encourage students to check out www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov
to learn how much aid they would receive if they applied today.
Scholarships on Naviance
Students may check Naviance using their school computer passwords and IDs.
https:studentaid2.ed.gov/getmoney/scholarship US Department of Education
www.collegeboard.com College Board Online Scholarship Search
www.meritaid.com Merit Aid