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College Counseling and Scholarships

Guidance

Welcome to the St. Joseph High School Counseling Department. We are here to serve you and help you reach your academic, career and personal goals.

Please stop by our offices anytime or call/email to schedule a personal appointment with your counselor:

Christy Reasner

Guidance Counselor

(Student last names A-L)

(805) 937-2038 x116

creasner@sjhsknights.com

Angelica Meza

Guidance Counselor

(Student last names M-Z)

(805) 937-2038 x107

ameza@sjhsknights.com

Services that we offer include, but are not limited to:

    • Career & College Exploration
    • Assistance with the College Application process
    • Guidance with the college application Personal Essay
    • Guidance with the completion of the “Student Academic Resume”
    • Information on Financial Aid and Scholarships
    • Information and Test Prep for PSAT, SAT & ACT
    • Transcript Audits of graduation/college requirements

Scholarships

Please take a moment to preview the Financial Aid Power Points attached to the bottom of this screen. It will help explain the financial aid process. Even if you think your household income is too high, there are programs for ALL families. If you have any questions or concerns please contact your counselor. We do not want you to miss out on any financial aid opportunities that you may qualify for!!

SCHOLARSHIP INFO WILL BE UPDATED AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE

Scholarship

Deadline

Award Amount

Eligibility Requirements

Your Orcutt Youth Organization

(YOYO)

(please download application from bottom of page)

Please complete and return by May 10, 2018 to Mrs. Reasner

Not Stated

  • Must be enrolled Seniors in a Orcutt area high school
  • If attending college, must have graduated from an Orcutt area high school
  • Must enroll full-time in college for 2018-2019 school year
  • Financial need and community involvement are considered

PDT—2018 Charles C. Forbes Engineering and Design Scholarship

(please download application from bottom of page)

Postmarked by May 25, 2018

$1,000

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

All Applicants Must:

  • Intend to enroll in an engineering or engineering design program at a College, University or Trade School.
  • Be a high school senior.
  • Be a citizen of the United States at the date of application.
  • Have a 3.0 grade point average. SAT scores will also be considered.
  • Fill this form in completely -this includes Social Security number if missing you will be automatically disqualified.

PDT—2018 James L. Bartlett Jr. Engineering and Design Scholarship

(please download application from bottom of page)

Postmarked by May 25, 2018

$2,000

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

All Applicants Must:

  • Intend to enroll in an Engineering Bachelor of Science Program.
  • Be a high school senior.
  • Be a citizen of the United States at the date of application.
  • Have a 3.0 grade point average. SAT scores will also be considered.
  • Fill this form in completely -this includes Social Security number, if missing you will be automatically disqualified.

Jeff Silva & Kyle Hubbard Memorial Scholarship

Postmarked no later than June 1, 2018

5 Scholarships of $1,000 each

  • Applicants must be a resident of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara or Monterey Counties.
  • The applicant must be either a high school senior, a student currently enrolled at a 2 or 4-year college or university, or enrolled in a vocational/technical school.
  • All applicants must be pursuing a degree in the agricultural field.
  • Applicant must have participated in FFA and/or 4-H activities during high school years.
  • The applicant must submit official transcripts of all courses completed, with their application.
  • Scholarships will be awarded Monday, July 09, 2018 at the Santa Barbara County Fair Quiz Jam and Sunday, July 22, 2018 at the Mid State Fair Quiz Jam. Recipients will need to be present at one of these events.
  • The Application package must be mailed by the U.S. Postal service to the address given.

CACESF Scholarship

June 1, 2018 @ 11:59 pm

6 Scholarships from $1,500-2,500

  • Must submit an original essay on the following topic: The importance of establishing and maintaining good financial credit during your college years
  • Open to juniors and seniors

Ted Monighetti Scholarship

(download application at bottom of page)

Postmarked by July 1, 2018

$1,000

  • Student must plan to attend an accredited university, junior college, or trade school
  • Any major can apply, but agricultural majors are strongly considered.
  • Must submit 2 letters of recommendation, 1 must be from a teacher
  • The applicant must also submit a one-page handwritten autobiographical essay describing his/her educational/career goals, extracurricular activities etc., and why he/she deserves to receive this scholarship.
  • Current year’s transcript must accompany the application

SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH ENGINES

Here are just a few...

College Board Scholarships

Fastweb

FinAid

This is a scholarship search engine which includes other helpful information regarding other types of aid, loans, calculations, other questions, etc.

Scholarships.com

Sallie Mae's free Online Scholarship search

Scholarships On The Net (1,500)

http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarsh...

WiredScholar Free Scholarship Search

www.studentscholarships.org

http://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/

Guaranteed Scholarships

The SJHS class of 2017 earned more than $4,200,000 in scholarships and you can too!

Remember for Priority Aid you must apply by March 2nd!

FAFSA Presentation

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