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    Counseling Bulletin Mar 19, 2021
    Posted on 03/22/2021

    VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS - There are no college visits currently scheduled. 


    COLLEGE RELATED OPPORTUNITIES 

    NEW!  Log into any of these Seattle Promise Scholarship Zoom sessions and get questions answered or potentially walk through the FAFSA/WAFSA with a specialist.  The FAFSA/WASFA deadline for Seattle Promise students is April 15, 2021. You and your parent/guardian are invited to get support completing this process from your Outreach Specialist Kelsey Peronto and the rest of the Seattle Promise Outreach team in the following ways: 

    1. You and your parent/guardian received an email invitation to a scheduled appointment with Kelsey on a Tuesday, Thursday or Friday from 12:30-2:30 OR on a Wednesday from 12-2pm. See the calendar for full list of appointment dates, times, and Zoom links and attend any appointment that works for your schedule! The two-hour workshops will give an overview of the FAFSA and WASFA and the areas where students and parents/guardians tend to get stuck. 
    1. Attend one of our Drop-In support workshops from 4-5pm every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday until the April 15 deadline! See the calendar for full dates, times and Zoom links! An Outreach Specialist will be available for Q&A about the FAFSA and WASFA. 
    1. Visit the Seattle Promise website for recorded video walk-throughs and scheduled workshops that will be translated to Spanish, Vietnamese, Tigrinya, Amharic, and Cantonese. 

    Reach out to Kelsey Peronto with any questions!  (3/19) 

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    Opportunity for students pursuing higher education online. Sigma Chi Psi aims to provide a sisterhood for women pursuing their higher education aspirations online. We operate virtually and connect women locally - we strive to build a network of growth and evolvement. Sigma Chi Psi is an organization of educated, empowered women with a commitment to building public services within diverse communities by doing "good deeds".  Through volunteering, social activities, academic excellence, and career progressions, we plan on uplifting the Jades within our organization. Learn more about us byclicking here.  (3/12) 


    STEM-Focused College Webinar Wednesday, April 7, 2021 @ 4:30pm - 6:00 pm  Many students pursue STEM majors in college for the wrong reasons and are often unaware of the specific skills and experiences to cultivate in order to be competitive for college admission, internships, and jobs in these areas. Join Dr. Mark Hofer for an introductory talk on the STEM college application and admissions process. This seminar is most helpful for parents of freshmen and sophomores, but families of juniors will find it useful, too.  Contact Mark for webinar link and password.  This is a free online class sponsored by the Ingraham High School Counseling Office.  (3/12) 


    Amherst, Bowdoin, Carleton, Pomona, Swarthmore & Williams are joining forces to offer you an opportunity to connect with their deans of admission as they reflect on this year’s application season and help you prepare for the application season ahead. Register for a session time that works for you.   (3/12) 

    • Junior Jumpstart - April 20 at 8 pm EDT or April 22 at 8 pm EDT (5 pm in Seattle) 
    • Navigating and Belonging: A Special Session for First-Generation and Low-Income Students - May 24 at 8 pm EDT or May 26 at 8 pm EDT (5 pm in Seattle) 

    SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES  -  View the full list in Naviance 

    The Friends of Seattle World School Scholarship application is currently open. Any student who previously attended SWS is eligible to apply and usually any student who applies is awarded some scholarship money. Students also have the option of receiving support from a mentor. The mentors help with the transition to college and are available for as long as needed. Contact Nancy Peterfreund, nancypf@gmail.com, the director of the scholarship program with questions. To apply Click HERE  (3/12) 


    The Shelby Tiffany Arts Foundation Scholarship program, named for Shelby Michael Tiffany, a graduate of Ingraham High School and California Institute of the Arts and an accomplished designer and team leader at Nike North Ameri­can Basketball, offers twelfth grade students enrolled at Ingraham High School in Seattle the opportunity to apply for a scholarship in design/visual arts. Student applicants must currently be enrolled at Ingraham High School in Seattle, Washington, plan to attend an accredited college or university in pursuit of a degree in art or design, should have a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher and complete the requirements of the applications.  The scholarships may be used for tuition, campus room or board, and in­structional resource expenses.  Applications are due June 30, 2021. Please email Ingraham Counseling office at lmhansen@seattleschools.org for an Application Form.  Additional information may be obtained from Dale Tiffany, dhtiffany@yahoo.com (3/12) 


    Many more scholarship opportunities are available in the SPS March Scholarship Bulletin and in Naviance. 


    MORE OPPORTUNITIES   

    NEW!  The Seattle Skills Center is many .5 credit classes for this summer, including: Family Health: Intro to 360 Video; Intro classes to: Aerospace Technology, Automotive Technology, Computer Animation (Cyber Camp), Construction Trades, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Firefighting & Emergency Medical Services, Graphic Arts, Horticulture, Interpretation/Translation, Maritime Vessel Operations, Medical Careers, Molecular Biology Research Techniques, Multimedia Broadcasting (radio), Teaching Academy/Careers in Education, Video Production, and Virtual Reality. Classes are scheduled for M–F, July 6 - July 30, 11:30am - 3:30pm (tentative). Register for more information.  (3/19) 


    Learn about the military from Veterans and take a Military IQ Quiz. This is a good opportunity to learn about the military without having to speak with a recruiter. Register for the Zoom meeting on April 20, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. (3/12) 


    Volunteer with Student Connection! If you are a high schooler looking to make a change in your community, sign up to become a tutor for an underserved student. The program aims to give every student an equal chance in school and battle educational inequity. There’s a quick application process and then you will be matched with a K-12 student in need of a tutor. Tutoring occurs in 1-hour sessions, once or twice a week on Zoom after school. It’s an opportunity to lower inequality, be there for a student in the community, and gain volunteer hours. We are accepting applications until March 28th!  (3/12) 


    Cultural and Creative Workforce Development Program at Northwest Folklife is a program in partnership with the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development and the Office of Arts and Culture. This program provides paid remote internships for Seattle’s young creatives, ages 16-26. The internships range between 12-24 weeks long and give youth and young adults hands-on training in various creative fields. Interns work 15 hours weekly in these internships and are paid Seattle’s minimum wage.  (3/8) 


    Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is offering two internship groups this summer:  Opportunity Promise Internship for Seattle Promise students, working with Seattle’s top employers like Amazon and Kaiser Permanente, and Summer Internship working the City of Seattle and non-profit organizations. The program will include virtual, in-person and Hybrid activities. Apply through April 2nd. (3/8)