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Updated: 9-4-17

Scholarships/Awards/Financial Aid Info.

*Register at www.fastweb.com to search scholarships, colleges, internships, part-time jobs, advice, and more.  It's free! 

*www.goodcall.com is a search engine for scholarships.

* The website www.gocollege.com  provides an overview and tips for the scholarship application process.

*Acorn Equality Fun Scholarship applications available at www.acornequalityfund.org. Provides scholarships for gay, lesbian, Transgender personals and their children in Illinois' downstate counties.

* www.scholarshipguidance.com has several scholarships available. Go to the site and check out the different opportunities!

*Student Athletes: Go to www.WendysHeisman.com to apply for scholarships.

*VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship application is available by emailing vfwil@vfwil.org. . This is open to all students in Grades 9-12.  Or email rock76@yahoo.com for more information.

*If you are majoring in engineering, apply here for the AES Scholarship. www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. Deadline is Oct. 6, 2017.

 

 

Upcoming College/Military Visits at VHS

(Sign up in high school office)

THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVE WILL VISIT VALMEYER HIGH SCHOOL TO SPEAK WITH PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE A PASS TO VISIT WITH THE REPRESENTATIVE, PLEASE SIGN UP ON THE HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE WINDOW AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED VISIT.  MRS. KARSTEN WILL WRITE YOU A PASS ONCE YOU SIGN UP.   VISITS TAKE PLACE IN THE LIBRARY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

UPCOMING VISITS:

Aug. 29-Eastern IL University @ 2:15 p.m. Library

Sept. 7-SEMO @ 2:15 Library

Sept. 13-McKendree @ 2:15

Sept. 11-Marines @ lunch

Oct. 3-SIUC at 11:25 a.m.

Oct. 11-Lindenwood Belleville @ 2:15

Oct. 26-IL College @ 2:15 p.m.

 

Upcoming College/Career Fairs/Financial Aid Nights/Career Opportunities

 

Be sure to "like" Mrs. Karsten's Facebook Page. It is Valmeyer CUSD#3 School Counseling Office & follow her on Twitter @VHSK12Counselor

 

SWIC ACT Prep Class information can be found at www.swic.edu/community

SAT/ACT Prep classes can be taken in Columbia, IL at College Prep Station. Go to cpsprep.com for more information.

EIU Future Panther Tailgate is Sept. 23. Go to eiu.edu/tailgate to register or for more info.

FAFSA Completion Night at VHS is Oct. 10th @ 7 p.m. in the computer lab.

National College Fair sponsored by NACAC will be held at St. Louis University on Oct. 22nd from 1-4 p.m. Register at www.nacacfair.org/ncfstudentregistration This is a great opportunity for all students to simplify the college search and admission process. Open to the public.

SIUC Future Saluki Game Day is Sept. 30th. Register here: http://admissions.siu.edu/visit/special-events/game-day.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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