Career Center

Career Center 2018-03-15T13:15:55+00:00

Contact

Jodi Fowler

Career Center Phone
360.575.7990

The Career Center offers many services for R. A. Long High School students and their parents.  We specialize in the following opportunities for our students.

Non-profit resources

Commercial resources

R.A. Long offers these links for your use.  Some of these sites may or may not use your email address for commercial purposes.

  • DOMESAT – a site for SAT study guides – Note: This is a commercial site and requires you to sign up to use. You may receive emails from the sponsors of this site.
  • TodaysMilitary.com – Information about all the military services
  • ROTC – Scholarship program offered by the Army, Navy, and Air Force
  • Work Source – Washington state employment services, find a job, job search help and workforce services
  • Indeed.com – Job search engine that searches numerous databases at once
  • Career Cruising – An online guidance and planning system with tools to find the right career, explore education and training options.  Please call 575-7990 or email for access codes.
  • Want to learn about a career from a person in that career? Job shadowing is a career exploration activity that offers an opportunity to spend time with a professional currently working in a person’s career field of interest. Job shadowing offers a chance to see what it’s actually like working in a specific job. Not only do participants get to observe the day-to-day activities of someone in the current workforce, they also get a chance to have their questions answered. See what is available for you.

News from the Career Center

WSU Vancouver Field Trip

R.A. Long Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors attended the College Planning Day on March 14th, 2018 at Washington State University-Vancouver.   They were able to pick four of their college choices and go to the presentations.  Some of the colleges that were represented to name a few were, Gonzaga, WSU-Van, WSU-Pullman, University of Washington, Whitworth, Evergreen, Cornish School of Art, Western Washington, Central Washington, Eastern Washington University and others.

College Planning Day at Washington State University-Vancouver.

Even more upcoming college visits

Mark your calendar for these college visits.

  • Sept. 15th –Washington State University-Pullman, 5th period in the Career Center
  • Sept. 25th-Pacific University, 3rd period in the Career Center
  • Oct. 3rd- University of Washington, 3rd period in the Career Center.
  • Oct. 11th-Western Washington University, 2nd period in the Career Center.
  • Oct. 19th- Pacific Lutheran University, 5th period in the Career Center
  • Oct. 20th- Evergreen State, 1st period in the Career Center
  • Oct. 24th Washington State University-Vancouver, 2nd period in the Career Center.
  • Oct. 27th- St. Martins University, 6th period in the Career Center
  • Oct. 30th- Eastern Washington University, 5th  period in the Career Center.
  • Nov. 14th Central Washington’s visit has been cancelled due to admission counselors illness.

Scholarships

NameAboutDue Date
(Updated as info is received)
Quest BridgeThe Quest Bridge National College Match connect outstanding low income high school seniors with full four-year scholarships. Need to be top 5-10 %, Score 1240 on SAT and 28 on ACT. Apply online at www.questbridge.org 09/27/2017
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student ScholarshipThe Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships. This scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Apply online at www.elks.org/enf/scholars.11/27/2017
Kaiser Permanente Health Care ScholarshipKAISER PERMANENTE HEALTH CARE CAREER SCHOLARSHIP
One RAL student pursuing a health career will receive a $2000 scholarship. 2.5 gpa minimum, Planning to pursue an education and career in a human medical or dental
health care field. Planning to enroll at U.S. accredited college or university as a full time, degree or certificate-seeking first year student. The application is
online at kp.org/kpnwscholarship
Application registration: 12/06/2017
Application submission: 12/13/2017
Burger King ScholarsHigh school seniors, Burger King employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the US, Canada and PuertoRico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards for the 2018-2019 school year! High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale to be eligible, and must be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations.
Apply at www.bk-scholars.com.
12/15/2017
Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation The Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarship will be available Oct. 1st. Students can register to be notified when they open. There is a General Honorarium Endowment given to a student submitting the completed application by the due date. For more information, please visit the ESA Foundation website, www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org12/15/2017
AXA Achievement Scholarship$1.4 million awarded, xcholarships in the amount of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000, a winner in every state, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and in every local community where AXA has a presence. Visit https://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/ to apply.

12/15/2017 or until 10,000 applications are received.
ACT Student Champions$500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, plaque, and state-level recognition. Students in the graduating class of 2018 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply:
• A student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
• Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
• Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students.
Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions
12/31/2017
Black NoteAwarding scholarships of $2,000 per student on an ongoing basis. To be considered, students must meet eligibility requirements, complete an online application and submit an essay. Visit https://www.blacknote.com/scholarship/.
12/31/2017
Phyllis Lawson ScholarshipThe Washington Association of Career and Technical Administrators awards up to five
scholarships for graduating Washington State high school seniors. Awards highlight students
who have distinguished themselves in the field of Career and Technical Education during high
school. Visit https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B98i7iqlkJlXclVVM19hTDZNOW8/view for more information.
01/25/2018
American Legion High School Oratorical Contest Scholarship
(all high school students)
The American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Scholarship Program "A Constitutional Speech Contest" aims to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Scholarships totaling $5,000 will be awarded to students taking part in the state contest. The state winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship, plus an expenses paid trip to Indianapolis, Indiana, to compete in the national contest for a part of the $138,000 national scholarship pool. Apply online at www.waconstitutionalspeechcontest.org/01/31/2018
American Indian Endowed ScholarshipThe American Indian Endowed Scholarship helps financially needy students with close social and cultural ties to an in-state American Indian community.
To be Eligible you must meet following criteria:
• Have demonstrated financial need based on a completed FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
• Be a Washington State resident.
• Intend to enroll full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student at a public or private college or university in Washington State.
• Not pursue a degree in theology.
• Intend to use your education to benefit the American Indian community in-state.
• Have not yet received a total of five years of this scholarship.
Apply online at www.readysetgrad.org/college/american-indian-endowed-scholarship
02/01/2018
WSECU ScholarshipRecipients are selected and notified in the spring, WSECU members of all ages are welcome to apply, $1,500 awards for two-year college/vocational school, $2,500 awards for four-year undergraduate and graduate programs. Visit https://wsecu.org/community/scholarship-program for more information.

02/12/2018
Better Business BureauBetter Business Bureau Serving the Northwest will again be offering our Students of Integrity Scholarship for the 2017-18 school year, opening for applications on Oct. 3, 2017. This is a $10,000 scholarship for the accredited post-high school institution of the winning student’s choice. This includes trade schools, community, and four-year colleges. To apply, your students will need to fill out a short online application and create a 90 second YouTube video about how BBB can help them make better decisions. The minimum GPA to apply is a 3.0. More information is at https://www.bbb.org/northwest/charities-donors/bbb-foundation/current-scholarship-campaign/2018-scholarship/, including the 2017 winning video for inspiration.02/13/2018
Washington State Opportunity ScholarshipThe WSOS is a unique, public-private partnership that aims to help fill our talent gap by building pathways for Washington students to pursue the high-demand degrees our economy needs. Opportunity Scholars receive up to $22,500 in scholarship dollars and career-launching support services like mentoring, internship opportunities and networking events.
We are looking for low- and -middle income students who:
*Have an interest in STEM or health care.
*Will obtain a Washington state high school diploma or GED by June of 2018.
*Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at an eligible Washington state university or college in the fall of 2018.
Apply online at waopportunityscholarship.org
02/28/2018
Lower Columbia School Retirees AssociationLCSRA is offering three $1,000 scholarships to Cowlitz and Wahkiakum students who are graduating seniors interested in a career in education(classroom teacher, guidance counselor, speech therapist, librarian) or seeking vocational training.
Application forms are available online at lcsra.net
03/01/2018
Washington State School Retirees ScholarshipThe WSSRA invites senior students who have a GPA of 3.0 or greater to apply for these scholarships. The awards are given to students who wish to have a career in the “field of education”. The degree could be in one of these majors: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist. The application is available online at www.wssra.org The application must be filled out, printed and mailed to the WSSRA District Representative for the student’s area. The District Rep.’s name will be displayed once the student has entered the zip code where requested for his/her school.03/02/2018
AWC Center for Quality CommunitiesOffering six $1,200 Quality Communities Scholarships to outstanding high school seniors, selected and nominated by city council. Visit http://cfqc.org/scholarships/ for more information.03/09/2018
Ewing C. Kelly ScholarshipThe Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship is designed to reward students who demonstrate good citizenship while striving to attain their academic goals. Applicants will be judged on their academic merit, extra-curricular achievements--both scholastically and in their community--and financial need. To apply, visit www.kellyfoundationwashington.org.03/10/2018
Altrusa International Preference will be given to applicants whose annual family income is below $80,000.
Send a letter of acceptance of the scholarship as directed. Scholarship Amount: $1,400.00. May be renewed for up to three additional consecutive years upon application and successful academic progress as defined by Altrusa International of Longview-Kelso. See award letter for details. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Funds will not be forwarded to Lower Columbia College until the committee has received your acceptance of this scholarship. Pick up applications in the Career Center or Check your Google Classroom Senior page.
03/23/2018
Altrusa International for Technical Education Students at Lower Columbia CollegeThis scholarship is for students enrolling at Lower Columbia College during the 2018-2019 school year in a two-year technical program in the trades, manufacturing or industrial fields. Students who plan to work in the Cowlitz County area after program completion are ideal applicants for this scholarship.
Preference will be given to applicants whose annual family income is below $80,000. Scholarship Amount: $1,000.00. Follow up with Altrusa – send a letter of acceptance for the scholarship and quarterly grade reports. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Pick up applications in the Career Center or Check your Google Classroom Senior page.
03/23/2018
TwinStar Community Foundation ScholarshipThe following requirements must be met in order for the application to be considered. If the application (pages 1-5) is not completed in its entirety, it will be determined ineligible.
*Applicant must be a member in good standing with TwinStar Credit Union.
*All application questions must be answered completely. Please provide an explanation if a question is not applicable.
*A copy of the applicant’s high school transcript must be attached (unofficial is acceptable).

Hard copies are in the Career Center. You can fill out electronically at www.TwinStarCU.com.
03/31/2018
Altrusa Jane Kalahan Smith ScholarshipFemale student who has attended Lower Columbia College. Student must have a genuine interest in a science field and have applied to further her education at a four year college or university. Follow up with Altrusa – send a letter of acceptance for the scholarship and quarterly grade reports. Amount: $1,000.00. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Pick up applications in the Career Center or Check your Google Classroom Senior page.03/23/2018
Beta Sigma Phi ScholarshipThe Longview/Kelso Beta Sigma Phi Sorority is providing a $850 scholarship to a resident of Cowlitz or Wahkiakum counties who is pursuing an education in a health field. Applicants must show a financial need and sincerity of intent to reach their health field goal to be considered. Application is available in the R.A. Long Career Center.
03/23/2018
Red Canoe ScholarshipRed Canoe Credit Union is offering educational scholarships for the school year 2018-2019. Eighteen scholarships will be awarded, one in the amount of $3,000.00, five in the amount of $2,000, four in the amount of $1,500, four in the amount of $1,000, and four specifically designed for vocational students in the amount of $2,000. Application online at https://www.redcanoecu.com/about_us/scholarship_program.html.
03/30/2018
Pat Sawyer Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Applicant must live in Cowlitz County and a female majoring in education, applicant must attend a four-year college/university or a community college, the grant-in-aid will be awarded on the basis of financial need, academic performance, school and community activities, and service, and the grant must be used within a year of being awarded. Application available in the R.A. Long Career Center.
03/31/2018
Chamber ScholarshipsThe Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce recognizes that the skills required of businesses today typically demand a post secondary education.
Graduating Senior must use scholarship at a post secondary institution for tuition.
Resident of Cowlitz County
Demonstrate financial need
Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better
Three letters of character reference
Must describe future education goals, plans for financing your education and community involvement.
Must be used within one calendar year of the following term.
Apply online at www.kelsolongviewchamber.org/applications/scholarship-information
03/31/2018
Smart Choices ScholarshipIn addition to a series of background questions, each applicant will be required to write an essay or provide a personal statement video about “How you plan to use your education to benefit others.” The judging criteria is based on 35% athletic/activity excellence, 35% academic achievement, 15% leadership, 10% citizenship/community service, and five% on originality/creativity of the student’s essay or video. Applicants are able to save partially completed applications and return at a later date to update their information. All applications will be locked on April 1, 2018 when the application window closes. Apply online at www.wiaa.com/SmartChoices.
04/01/2018
Clatskanie Cruisers Memorial Car Club Scholarship - $500This scholarship is presented by the Clatskanie Cruisers Car Club in memory of its members who are no longer with us. Recipient must be a 2018 high school graduate within our membership area (Clatskanie, Rainier, Knappa, St. Helens, Longview and Kelso) with an accumulative GPA of 2.0. Student must be enrolled in a two- or four-year college, trade or professional school. Special consideration may be given to graduates pursuing a career in the industrial technology area especially auto technology. Applications are in the Career Center.
04/01/2018
Fibre Federal Credit UnionSix (6) $1,500 scholarships and one (1) $2,000 Jim Stacie Memorial Scholarship to qualifying seniors that may be used at any accredited college, university or trade school for the 2018/2019 academic school year. Applicants must be a credit union member. Scholarships are awarded based on: quality/completeness of application; financial planning/need; academic standings; and, extra-curricular activities. In addition to the criteria listed above, the Jim Stacie Memorial Scholarship is also based on leadership qualities. Applications can be obtained online at www.fibrecu.com or at any Fibre Federal Credit Union branch.


Hard copies available in the R.A. Long Career Center.
04/02/2018
Peacehealth St. John Medical Center ScholarshipFriends of St. John is offering several scholarships up to $5,000 for seniors pursuing an education in the medical profession. Pick up application packet in the Career Center.
04/06/2018
R.A. Long Foundation ScholarshipThe foundation awards numerous scholarships. Only one application is required to apply. Selection criteria is based academics, activities, honors, service, demonstration of character/leadership, and quality of application. By applying for this scholarship, you will be eligible for the following: The Natt Brothers, Larry and Veryl Anderson, RAL Classes of '51, '52, '54, '56, '57, '58, '59 and Susan J. Miller Class of '68. The Dennis Dietz scholarship,(chosen by the committee, no application necessary) The Judith Feusner-Hogan Scholarship, The Roxy Robbins-McNelly Memorial Scholarship, The Danny L. Evans Scholarship which is two scholarships. (One specifically for an AVID student & one for a student attending a technical or trade school) and The Rollie Johnson Scholarship. For criteria and scholarship amounts visit the Career Center. Apply online through Google Classroom. Go to the Career Center for an application code. Beginning with the Graduation Class of 2018 and beyond, students must be enrolled in a minimum of 4 classes at R. A. Long High School in both their junior and senior years to be eligible for R.A. Long Foundation Scholarships. This information was previously emailed to all parents and guardians on 06/20/2016. You may also visit: https://classroom.google.com/c/MTMzMzE5OTA5MVpa/a/MTE0NDcwOTMxNzha/details 04/08/2018
Bergquist Scholarship for Future EducatorsAwards scholarships to college-bound high school seniors based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and the express interest in pursuing a career in education and/or related fields such as, but not limited to, teaching, school counseling, speech-language educators, and technology/media specialist in education. Students must be graduating high school seniors from R.A. Long High School, Longview, WA. The students must intend to continue their education at a two or four-year college or university. Consideration will be given to academic achievement, financial need and the students’ community service record. Applications are available in the Career Center on Jan. 12. 04/11/2018
Longview Police Benefit AssociationThe Longview Police Benefit Association will be rewarding a $500 scholarship to 1 graduation senior from each of the Longview School District High Schools. Recipients will be evaluated based on improvement of grades, community involvement and need for financial help. Pick up application in the Career Center.04/13/2018
Longview Education AssociationFor students who are seeking to enter the field of education after high school. For more information about this scholarship and to access the application go to:
https://sites.google.com/view/leascholarship/home
04/15/2018
Kelso/Longview Windermere Foundation Scholarship$1000 scholarship available to a graduating senior attending any college in Washington State. Applications available in the Career Center.
04/16/2018
Longview-Kelso Early Bird Lions Club ScholarshipsScholarship will be awarded to a senior in financial need that shows necessary promise for finishing a degree at a two or four year college/university or trade school. The award is not based on GPA and is open to any area of study. Applicants must supply one letter of recommendation and a copy of their high school transcript. Applications available in the Career Center.04/16/2018
Longview Early Edition Rotary Club Two scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from R. A. Long High School, Mark Morris High School or Discovery High School, for use at the college of their choice. To be eligible, applicants must have attended one of these high schools for at least one year. The link to fill out this scholarship can be found on the R.A. Long Senior Google Classroom.
04/16/2018
American Legion Post 155In an effort to assist children of current or former U.S. military service, American Legion Post 155 is offering a one-time, $500.00/year educational scholarship to qualified students. The scholarship funds may only be used to defray necessary costs of the student’s education (i.e. tuition, room and board, books & supplies, fees and equipment required by the course of study/school). Applications available in the Career Center and Jodi’s Google Classroom.
04/20/2018
Washington Pointe Pest Control ScholarshipFor this scholarship, do something good for someone else and include a note telling them to pass it on. Bonus points are awarded for including pictures. We want to hear what good deed you did to help your community. After you have finished your good deed, pass along this scholarship to as many friends as you can. For every submission we get that says you referred/told them about this scholarship, you get bonus points. (Feel free to post the scholarship on your Facebook page to spread the word.) Once your good deed is finished and you have told all of your friends about this scholarship, play the Pointe Pest Control game and take a screenshot of your highest score. Bonus points are added to your application for playing the game.
Applications for the scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or college freshman from the state of Washington. This scholarship is a one-time scholarship worth $750. It will be awarded May 30, 2018. Apply online: https://pointepest.com/washington-scholarship-application/ - a link is also available on the Senior Google Classroom.
04/29/2018
Longview Eagles Auxiliary ScholarshipA $500 scholarship will be awarded to two graduating seniors from Mark Morris and R.A. Long. The applicant need not be related to an Eagle member. Criteria listed on scholarship application found in the Career Center.
05/01/2018
Longview Pioneer Lions Don Peck Scholarship and Frank Brown Vocational ScholarshipTwo $2000 scholarships. Community Service is emphasized and financial need considered. Pick up application in the Career Center.
05/01/2018
Hilander Dental ScholarshipMust be a graduating senior and plan on attending an accredited two or four year college or university and/or trade school for a dental related career or any graduating senior that is a Hilander Dental patient. Pick up application in the Career Center.
05/01/2018
Cowlitz Valley Runners ClubThe Cowlitz Valley Runners club will be awarding two $500 scholarships to class of 2018 high school seniors in Cowlitz County. Applicants must have participated in track and/or cross country on a high school team for at least three years. Applicants will be considered based on character, academic achievement, service and athletic accomplishment.05/05/2018
Longview Noon Rotary ClubThis year, as in the past, the Longview Noon Rotary Club will offer two scholarships to deserving students who have demonstrated good citizenship and a desire to complete a college or vocational education. Consideration will be given to grade point average, participation in school and community activities and to need. Children and grandchildren of Longview Noon Rotarians are ineligible to receive this scholarship. Applicants should submit their application to the Career Center by May 4th. This year each scholarship will again be $1500.
Applications available in the Career Center.
05/07/2018
Bill Davis Memorial Scholarship This Scholarship shall have a business focus. The scholarship may be awarded to a student who has taken business courses in high school, may have been active in business related extracurricular activities and who realizes that business education can contribute to the success of any field of study Applicants should submit their application to the Career Center by May 4th. This year each scholarship will again be $1500.
Applications available in the Career Center.
05/07/2018
Earl J. Reed Longview KiwanisThis $2000 scholarship is based upon Community Service. A secondary consideration will be academic standing. Applications are in the Career Center and on the Senior Google Classroom page. Turn in to the Career Center.
05/07/2018
Robert V. Larson Scholarship
Eagles AERIE No. 1555
Want to go to college? Not sure how you will pay for it? You can apply for the Robert V. Larson Scholarship. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an eligible female and a $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an eligible male. Application available in the Career Center.
05/15/2018
CVG PTA ScholarshipThe Columbia Valley Gardens Elementary PTA is dedicated to promoting the successful and continued education of our children. In doing so, we are pleased to announce that two $250 scholarships will be awarded annually to two graduating senior high students that attended CVG Elementary, based on support for excellence in academics and community involvement.
Application available in the Career Center.
05/18/2018
Dana Brown Mainstage Theatre Scholarship$1000 non-renewable scholarship to be awarded yearly to a high school senior who has met the following criteria: (more than one scholarship may be awarded if deemed appropriate).
1. Involvement in Dana Brown Mainstage Theatre. Students from any high school may apply.
2. Attending a 2 or 4 year school. Upon receipt of this scholarship, the student will bring proof of registration payment to the ASB office and a check will be sent directly to the institution
Return completed application to the Career Center
05/21/2018
B. Davis ScholarshipThe creators of the “Student Award Search Aid” website are offering a scholarship for 2018. Visit http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship.
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
05/22/2018
Mint Valley ScholarshipThis $300 scholarship is awarded to a former Mint Valley Elementary Student. You must write about your favorite Mint Valley memory. Pick up and turn in to the Career Center.

05/25/2018 by noon
BigSun ScholarshipThe BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official. The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
06/19/2018
AES EngineeringAES Engineering is pleased to be able to continue offering scholarships to motivated students to help in the furthering of their education. Visit http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm to learn more.10/06/2018
Horatio Alger AssociationThe Horatio Alger Association annually awards more than $5 million in college scholarships to students who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. Students may submit an online application at www.horatioalger.com/scholarships10/25/2018
Career and Technical 08/31/2018
Alice Robertson Scholarship for Key Club MembersThe scholarship is for $1000 and is awarded to honor Alice Robertson, a Kiwanis member who spent many hours working with R.A. Long Key Club before cancer caused her death in 2010. A second consideration will be the community volunteer service.
Pick up application in the Career Center.
Washington State School Retirees’ Association ScholarshipThe WSSRA invites senior students who have a GPA of 3.0 or greater to apply for these scholarships The awards are given to students who wish to have a career in the “field of education”. The degree could be in one of these majors: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist. The application is available online at www.wssra.org
The forms must be filled out online, printed and mailed to WSSRA District Representative for the students area. The representatives name and address will be displayed once the student has entered their zip code.
Bill Hecker Academic AwardBill Hecker was a standout athlete and an exemplary student during his years at R.A. Long. The Bill Hecker Academic Award is a $2,000 scholarship and the eligibility requirements are:
1. Recipient must be a senior athlete who plans to pursue higher education at a 2 or 4 year college and has a 3.4 or higher cumulative GPA
2. Recipient must have played at least two seasons and finished each season in good standing
3. Recipient must have taken academically challenging courses (AP classes, honors classes, higher level math and science courses, for example)
4. Recipient must be known among staff, students, and coaches as a friendly and courteous person
5. Recipient must have shown involvement in school activities in addition to athletics
Applications are available in the Career Center
Careers That WorkThe Careers That Work! scholarship program provides tuition assistance for high school graduates pursuing education at participating private career colleges. The scholarship program makes available five $1000 tuition scholarships to all public and private high schools in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington. For more information go to http://www.nwcareercolleges.org/scholarships or see Jodi Fowler in the Career Center
To find out what colleges participate in this go to:
www.nwcareercolleges.org/careers-that-work-participating-schools
Christensen & Hymas General ScholarshipThey are offering a $1,000 scholarship to students that are planning on attending a university or college in the U.S. You must have a 3.5 or higher GPA.
Submit a 300-700 word essay explaining your life balance including education, family and personal goals.
Apply online at:
https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/general-scholarship/
Daryl Duell Memorial Technical Theatre ScholarshipOne possible $1000 non-renewable scholarship awarded yearly to a high school senior who has met the following criteria:
1. Involvement in Dana Brown Mainstage Theatre as a theatre technician. Students from any high school may apply.
2. 3.0 (B average) junior and senior years may be a consideration.
3. Attending a 2 or 4 year school, studying technical theatre. Upon receipt of this scholarship, the student will bring proof of registration payment to the ASB office and a check will be sent directly to the institution.
4. A positive attitude of acceptance and tolerance (diversity).
5. Financial need may play a role in selection of candidates.
6. Each applicant must submit the application available in the Career Center.
7. Each applicant must submit a typed essay which includes
a. What theatre has meant to him/her or what being involved in Mainstage has done for him/her.
b. His/her involvement in technical theatre, especially Mainstage.
c. Future plans, including how theatre will fit into his/her life beyond high school.
d. His/her thoughts on diversity.
Attending a community college, technical college, or university.
DECA SCHOLARSHIPSDECA’s scholarship program provides over $300,000 in scholarships to high school and college DECA members at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) each year. Many corporate partners of DECA provide scholarships through the DECA scholarship program. DECA Inc. administers the program based on guidelines set by the donor. DECA scholarships are strictly merit based.
Apply online at www.deca.org/scholarships
Dr. William J. Holaday Memorial ScholarshipThis $1,000 scholarship is funded by donations from the broader community and is limited to those pursuing a career in the medical field. This scholarship is nonrenewable.
Pick up applications in the Career Center.
Friends of St. John ScholarshipFriends of St. John is offering several scholarships up to $5,000 for seniors pursuing an education in the medical profession.
Pick up application packet in the Career Center
HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUNDApplicants must be of Hispanic Heritage, minimum of 3.0 GPA, plan to enroll full-time in a 4-year university in the fall, be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA), complete FAFSA or WAFSA. All majors accepted with an emphasis on STEM majors. Apply online after Jan.1 at https://hsf.net
WA-Career Counseling Employment Readiness for Financial NeedOne $500 scholarship to qualified graduating seniors. This will be used for tuition and other direct school expenses at an accredited two or four-year college or university. (Technical Schools will qualify as a two-year)
Application available in the Career Center.
WA-Career Counseling Employment Readiness Association ScholarshipOne $500 scholarship to qualified graduating seniors. To be used at an accredited two-year, technical or four-year college for 2017-18 school year.
Application available in the Career Center.
Abbott & Fenner ScholarshipThe A & F scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors.
You will need to write an essay describing your educational and life goals.
Submissions must be sent by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com
Longview Junior Service League Memorial Scholarship(s)This $1,000 scholarship is funded from monies raised by our membership, and we will award from one to three of these scholarships. This scholarship is awarded with regard to future career pursuits. Medical and non-medical students are equally eligible and this scholarship is also nonrenewable.
Pick up applications in the Career Center.
Longview Junior Service League Non Traditional ScholarshipThis is a new scholarship that we are offering this year. This $1,000 scholarship is funded by monies raised by Longview Junior Service League members. Our
membership recognizes the need in our community to offer financial assistance to a non-traditional student.
This scholarship is geared toward a student that may not fit the traditional scholarship requirements such as SAT scores and/ or strong community and school involvement. Applicants may have a GED rather than a high school
diploma. Additionally, applicants may be attending a technical school, a community college, or university.
Pick up applications in the Career Center.
Washington Masonic ScholarshipWashington State senior boys and girls who plan to attend a 4 year university or a 2 year vocational technical school. Several scholarships available such as:1-$4,000 Capstone(top senior), 3- $2,000 available, 1-$2,000 for Vocational-Technical, 3-$1,000 Masonic Youth Group through DeMolay, Rainbow or Job’s Daughters process.
Apply online at www.washboard.org
Longview School Bus Drivers ScholarshipTwo $250 scholarships available for students involved in Band, DECA, Theater, Industrial & Fine Arts, Music, Home & Family Life and Community Service.
Pick up application in the Career Center.
NCAA GUIDE FOR THE COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENT-ATHLETEAccess the NCAA Eligibility Center's resource page on its website at www.eligibilitycenter.org.. You can then navigate through the resources to find helpful information. CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR DEADLINES
Patricia Johnstone Memorial Mainstage Theatre ScholarshipOne possible $1000 non-renewable scholarship awarded yearly to a high school senior who has met the following criteria:
1. Active involvement in Mainstage Theatre while in high school Students from any high school may apply.
2. Membership in Thespian Troupe #699 R.A. Long Mainstage.
3. Minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA.
4. Each applicant must write an essay that describes a theatrical experience that he/she has been involved in that impacted him/her.
5. Involvement in other activities besides theatre.
6. Submission of the application available in the Career Center.
Attending a community college, technical college, or university.

Plaintiff Relief Scholarship$1,000 scholarship to a student who demonstrates academic achievement, exhibits leadership ability, participates in community service activities, and demonstrates financial need. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and current high school seniors or college enrollees.
Apply online at
http://plaintiffrelief.com/
R.A. Long Booster Club ScholarshipMust be a student at R.A. Long;
Must be attending a college, vocational, or trade school in the fall;
Must have a parent/guardian who is a Booster Club member and/or has volunteered.
If you are chosen, you must interview with the scholarship committee. Pick up application in the Career Center.
R.A.Long Class of ‘64This scholarship is sponsored by the very tight knit class of 1964 from R.A. Long. Some wonderful members have passes such as Doug O’Connor and Sandy Lindland. Members would like to hear about your school involvement, grades and future plans. Applications available in the Career Center.
Scottish Rite FreeMasonary ScholarshipTwo $500 scholarships awarded (one for a boy and one for a girl). They are based on community and school involvement, academic standing, and future goals.
Southwest WA Mineralogical SocietyMust be going into one of the following fields of study: geology, earth science, environmental science, forestry archaeology hydrology, engineering, physics, or science education.
Pick up application in the Career Center.
Completed application must be postmarked by May 15th, 2017.
Superintendent ScholarshipThe selection of this scholarship recipient must be based upon pursuing a career as a public educator, submissions of an essay regarding the importance of maintaining and supporting a strong public education system, community and school involvement, and maintain a high school GPA of 2.5.
THANKS USA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMApplicants for this scholarship program must be dependent children of U.S. military service personnel, be current high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll in an accredited two-or four-year college or university or vocational-technical school, and have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA. Over 500 scholarships of $3000 will be awarded. Apply online between 4/1 and 5/15 at www.thanksusa.org/
LEADERSHIP 1000 SCHOLARSHIPThe Leadership 1000 Scholarship is a scholarship program funded by individuals, foundations or businesses to provide college scholarships to students who will be attending an eligible four-year college or university in Washington state. A Leadership 1000 Scholarship can be customized around a general set of requirements requested by the donor. Scholarships awarded will range from $1,500 to $5,000. Applications will be available online on January 3rd at www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/wa/scholarships/leadership-1000
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