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UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE MCHS COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER

ASVAB- February 7th 

 

ACT/SAT TEST DATES

Seniors! Here is your last chance to take the ACT or SAT before the December deadline that most public colleges and universities require!

ACT Test Date: December 8          Registration Deadline: November 2

Register HERE 

Should I take the SAT or the ACT?

From ACT’s point of view: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/scores/act-vs-sat.html

From the Princeton Review:https://www.princetonreview.com/college/should-i-take-the-act-or-sat-quiz

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Ronald Regan Scholarship: Renewable $10,000 Scholarship. Deadline: January 4, 2019

https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

      

Every University has their own scholarships: An example from Norwich University, a private military college in Vermont:

Future Leader Camp

Students who attend a Norwich University Future Leaders Camp in the summer as high school sophomores or juniors may be eligible for a $2,000 Future Leaders Camp (FLC) Scholarship that will apply toward the cost of Norwich University tuition for four years, total award value of $8,000.

https://www.norwich.edu/financial-aid/scholarships

 

 COMCAST Leaders and Achievers:  $2500

https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers/?utm_source=MDRe1&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Comcast2019

 

Youth Ag & Leadership Foundation of Sonoma County(formerly the 4-H Foundation)

https://youthagleadershipofsoco.org/scholarships-and-recipients

California Association of Wine Growers

http://cawgfoundation.org/

The Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications from students between October 23, 2018 and December 31, 2018.  Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

AXA Achievement Scholarship - December 14, 2018 (52 Awards - $25,000)
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_2018_axa_achievement_scholarship_9357.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201810&utm_content=a94badb59e80831496edf142a2ecff32


2018 NRA Scholarships - December 31, 2018 (4 Awards - $1,000)
https://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_2018_nra_scholarships_9359.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201810&utm_content=a94badb59e80831496edf142a2ecff32

 

Local Sonoma County Scholarships:

http://www.10000degrees.org/undergraduate-scholarships/

Resources for undocumented students:

https://www.jkcf.org/wpcontent/uploads/2018/06/Undocumented DACA_Scholar_Resources.pdf

Come look through the updated Scholarship Binder in the College and Career Center!  Many new scholarships are available!

FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

English: http://www.fundyourfuture.org/#book/

Español: http://www.invierteentufuturo.org/

 

Santa Rosa Junior College

Priority 6 Registration for Dual Enrollment Students is this Friday, December 7th!

Search for open classes on the https://classes.santarosa.edu/ page; just select Desktop Version and do a “Course Search.”

Seniors are highly recommended to register for Counseling 270 during the spring 2019 semester. This will complete the Orientation success step and get them one step closer to being eligible for Priority 3 registration for Summer/Fall 2019.
 

Please check online for current class space availability.

January 14 – Spring 2019 classes begin

January 12 – Super Saturday

High school students are welcome to come to Plover Hall to get help with their applications for admission, financial aid applications, and more. Parents and guardians are welcome!
For your information, due to scheduling conflicts Senior Day which was previously scheduled for Saturday, April 27th will not be held. Instead, Student Outreach will be offering extended services during Super Saturday at the Santa Rosa Campus in January and August; other opportunities for students to get help will be announced as they become available.

It’s time to apply for financial aid!

 Visit SRJC Financial Aid website for more information and a list of what information is needed to apply for financial aid. 
Just a reminder – SRJC for Free and the Doyle Scholarship both require that students apply for financial aid. Both of these are available to students REGARDLESS of income. 

 

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid): https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa
CADAA (California Dream Act Application): https://dream.csac.ca.gov/

 


The Doyle Scholarship Program ONLY at Santa Rosa Junior College

Who Qualifies?

  • Local high school graduates from the Class of 2019
  • Unweighted High School GPA of 2.0* or greater
  • Must submit the FAFSA or CADAA application – regardless of financial need
  • Enroll in a minimum of 12 units at SRJC for Fall 2019
  • Complete an SRJC Orientation (Counseling 270 preferred)
  • Have an SRJC education plan developed with an academic counselor

Primary Application Period

  • Apply from October 1 - March 2
Students who miss the March 2 deadline should still complete the application, but may be placed on a secondary review list for consideration. Students can submit their FAFSA/CADAA through September 2 for consideration of awards for the academic year, depending on available funding.

* Students who qualify for the Doyle Trustee award (2.0 – 2.749 HS GPA) will be required to submit a supplementary essay to support their application. Identified students will be contacted by the Scholarship Office to submit this additional information.

Naviance Family Connections

Each MCHS student has a Naviance Family Connections account which can be used to create a first resume, career interest quizzes, and connecting to college admission offices. Naviance Family Connection is an excellent resource that will also be used as a form of communication from the CCC to each student. 

LOG ONTO you Naviance/Family Connections Account

HERE

USERNAME= your student ID #
PASSWORD= your birthday in numeric form, no dashes or slashes  (example> June 6, 2001= 662001)

College & Career Counselor:

Mrs Moreno contact information:

  • aproudmoreno@srcs.k12.ca.us
  • CCC Number: 707-890-3820 x54131
  • CCC Hours:
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
    • 7:00 AM- 3:30 PM 
    • By appointment Tuesday & Thursday 3:30 PM- 5:00 PM 

SAT/ACT Resources

Scholarship Information

Volunteer Resources:

Summer Internships & Programs:

Other Resources: