• SCHOLARSHIPS ARE EVERYWHERE--AT YOUR SCHOOL, COLLEGE, NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATIONS, NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS, PARENTS' WORKPLACE COMPANIES, BANKS & CREDIT UNIONS, ETC...... BELOW ARE FEATURED SCHOLARSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIP DATABASES, AND A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO FIND AND APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.

    FOR ASSISTANCE & QUESTIONS, CONTACT MR. DAHLKE, CAREER SPECIALIST, IN THE CAREER CENTER.

    UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIPS

    • US Marine Corps Scholarship - To apply for free college education and commissioned officer status, see JHS Career Center
      • Students need SAT score of 1000 or 74 score on ASVAB test or 22 on ACT
      • Pass physical fitness test (pull ups, crunches, three mile run)
      • Interview with Captain Patton (gregory.patton@marines.usmc.mil) and fill out an application with evaluations by teachers and counselor

     

    • Visionary Scholarship for 9-12 graders - DUE Nov. 1, 2022
      • Need application, unofficial high school transcript (ask Mr. Dahlke in Career Center), and 500-word essay on "Why College is Important to Me."

     

    • Elks National Foundation, Most Valuable Student Scholarship ($1000 - $12,500) - Due Nov. 14, 2022 @ 11:59pm
      • Eligibility
        • Students pursuing a 4-year degree at a college/university
        • Applicants do not to be related to a member of the Elks
        • US citizens on date Elks application submitted (permanent residents/green card holders ineligible)

     

    • JHS Scholarship & Awards Application - Due Feb. 24, 2023
      • JHS Scholarship Committee uses this application to award many scholarships from Everett Public Schools Foundation, local non-profit and private organizations, JHS-PTSA, and many others. Seniors Apply Today!

     

    • WA State School Retirees’ Association (WSSRA) Foundation Scholarship Application – DUE March 1, 2023

       For students pursuing degrees in one of these areas: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, social worker, or school psychologist.

      •  WSSRA Foundation Scholarship ($1000, $3000)

      •  PEMCO Robert J. Handy Scholarship ($900 renewable four years)

      • Gene Forrester Memorial Scholarship ($2000) -  For students entering Washington State University majoring in Agricultural Education and with a GPA ≥ 3.00

     

    • Ewing C. Kelly Scholarship Application (fillable form): DUE March 10, 2023
      • Print application form is HERE
      • Need: Three recommendation letters, application, financial assessment form, one page personal statement essay, high school transcript, SAT/ACT scores, if required
      • Eligibility: Students are judged on citizenship (actions), academic achievement, and financial need.
        • 1) Applicant must be accepted, or have an application pending, at an accredited institution of higher learning, public or private and including community and technical colleges
        • 2) must be a senior-level student at a public or private high school (or home school)
        • 3) must have a composite score of 20 on the ACT or a composite score of 1030 on the SAT if planning to attend a 4-year school and if test scores are required (no test scores required for 2-year school)
        • 4) must be a U.S. citizen or have a green card

     

    • JUNIORS ONLY: Horatio Alger Scholarship ($10,000 to $25,000) APPLICATION - Due March 15, 2023 (Opens Dec. 1, 2022)
      • Eligibility Requirements:
        • For full-time juniors (US citizens) with spring/summer 2023 graduation with plans to complete a 4-year (bachelor) degree at accredited school; students can begin at, and transfer from, a 2-year community college
        • Demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
        • Students must be involved in co-curricular (sports, clubs, etc) and community service activities.
        • Students must show integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
        • GPA of 2.00 or higher

     

    • Isabelle Cuthbertson Scholarship Application and Instructions ($2000): DUE April 17, 2023 at 8am
      • Eligibility
        • Graduating senior in Everett Public Schools with serious intentions of pursuing a teaching as a career
        • 500 word essay describing personal achievements and personal educational goals
        • Official transcript showing grades 9-12 (Request official transcript at JHSTranscripts@everettsd.org)
        • Three letters of recommendation
        • Recent snapshot or photograph (no larger than 4" x 6")
        • Give application to Mr. Dahlke in JHS's Career Center, ddahlke@everettsd.org
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    HELPFUL INFORMATION:

    • Answer all questions on applications, type / write answers clearly. Double-check your writing (grammar, spelling, word choice, etc). Ask friends and adults to read your essays.

     

    • Never pay any money to get a scholarship or join a scholarship organization or attend a financial aid presentation. You should never have to pay money to get money.

     

    • Turn in scholarship applications BEFORE their due dates, which means you need to request EARLY recommendation letters, transcripts, and so on. Keep track of your progress in a notebook or Excel spreadsheet.

     

    • Complete the FAFSA (Go to https://www.everettsd.org/Page/9402 to learn more about Financial Aid). The FAFSA opens October 1 every year and should be completed as possible. Some colleges / universities require FAFSA to be completed by certain dates. The earlier you complete the FAFSA the more financial aid money you can receive!