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    Counseling Bulletin Nov 25, 2020
    Posted on 11/25/2020

    SENIORS! If you are applying to a college that requires quarter grades, please let your counselor know right away! Quarter grades are not the mid-year transcripts. You must therefore contact your counselor and have her submit them to the college.

    SENIORS! The deadline for requesting letters of recommendation for colleges is on Dec 11th, 2020

    This is for Jan 1st and January 15th deadlines.  Thank you!  Counseling Department


    PARENTS and GUARDIANS! NAMI “Ending the Silence” Wednesday, December 9th at 6pm.  Registration required

    NAMI “Ending the Silence” for Families: 1-hour presentation for adults with middle or high school aged youth that includes warning signs, facts and statistics, how to talk with your child and how to work with school staff.


    Attention parents and guardians! Please encourage your student to attend advisory on Wednesday's from 10:15-10:45am which is with their 2nd period class. During advisory students work on their High School and Beyond Plan which is a graduation requirement. Students will also be learning about various programs and classes offered at Ingraham and throughout Seattle Public Schools. Students will also prepare for course registration for the 2021-22 school year. It is important to attend advisory!


    RAMILY - if your family needs assistance (food, clothing, school supplies or other basic needs) please contact your respective school counselor who may be able to assist. Ingraham's Bright Futures group is here to support students and their families making sure that all students have what they need to be successful. 

    Leanne Hust (last names A-Du) lkhust@seattleschools.org

    Kathryn Feder (last names Dw-Ki) kmfeder@seattleschools.org

    Jensen Bonney (last names Kk-Q) jtbonney@seattleschools.org

    Angie Allemand (last names R-Z) ajallemand@seattleschools.org


    The Ingraham Teen Health Center is open and available to support Ingraham students for medical and/or mental health needs.  Currently services are primarily via telehealth (phone or video), with some medical services available in-person by appointment only.

    To schedule appointments:

    Medical services - 206-205-0430

    Mental Health counseling - 206-252-3903

    Here is the link to the Teen Health Center for additional information, the registration forms link, and a welcome video from the staff.


    FINANCIAL AID

    Do not fret if you missed Ingraham’s Financial Aid Night a few weeks ago. It was recorded! Click on the link to download and watch. The link should work for everyone.

    Statewide Financial Aid Filing Support Events: The 12th Year Campaign is partnering with high schools and colleges to provide virtual events to help students take the first steps to fund post-secondary goals.


    VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS

    Please remember to sign up to attend the visit through Naviance!

    Pennsylvania State University  Mon, November 30 from 9:30-10:00AM

    Langston University  Mon, December 7 from 2:30-3:00PM


    COLLEGE RELATED OPPORTUNITIES

    Reminder. UC San Diego applications for Fall 2021 are due November 30, 2020. Students can apply to UC San Diego by submitting their application through apply.universityofcalifornia.edu. Questions about the application process? Connect with them through Virtual Admissions Advising or at admissionsreply@ucsd.edu


    Reminder. Cal Poly’s deadline for Fall 2021 applications has been extended until December 4, 2020. Application workshops and resource guides are available for senior high school students and transfer students.


    Please join current students and admission representatives from Mississippi State University, Saint Louis University, Salve Regina University, San Diego State University and University of Wyoming on Wednesday, December 2 at 3pm (PST) for a conversation about the college search process, applications, student life, and the college experience. Register here.

    • Designed for high school students, parents, and counselors
    • The goal is to assist with the search, application, discovery, and selection process from a student perspective
    • Their current students are available to answer questions, provide useful tips, share personal experiences, and highlight their campus opportunities
    • Conversational/Q&A format with no formal presentation
    • Open to all high school students

    SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

    Don’t forget to view the list in Naviance.

    JUNIORS! The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation is now accepting applications for the Coolidge Scholarship. It is a full-ride scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board and expenses for four years of undergraduate study at any accredited US college or university! Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2022 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply. All applications must be completed online and submitted by 5:00PM Eastern Standard Time, Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Click here for more information and to access the application form. A complete selection criteria can be found here.  ALERT: The application requires that applicants read President Coolidge’s Autobiography (it’s not overly long) and complete a few other reading assignments. Even if one does not win the scholarship, the top 100 applicants will be invited to participate in the Coolidge Senators Program that includes an all-expenses-paid Summit Weekend in Washington, D.C. and a one-time $1000 scholarship. Those applicants who make it to the finalist level, but do not ultimately win will also receive a modest one-time finalist scholarship. Questions? Please contact Rob Hammer, Program Director at the Coolidge Foundation: email coolidgescholars@coolidgefoundation.org  and/or call 202-827-4291.


    Lake Washington Singers Scholarship. Lake Washington Singers, a local women’s choir, is now accepting applications for their 2021 vocal scholarship program. Deadline: March 1, 2021. Award: $1000. $100 award for the 1st and 2nd runners up. Applicant Requirements: 1) Must be at least 15 years old; 2) Complete & submit application form along with mp3 recordings of two vocal selections: America, the Beautiful – verse 1 only – A cappella AND one selection of singer’s choice. These should be raw audio files with no editing. Please record these songs separately and identify the recordings with the selection title and the applicant name.

    Questions? please email them at Scholarships@LakeWashingtonSingers.org.


    WiseGeek Women in STEM Scholarship. Deadline: December 31, 2020. Award. $500. For female students planning to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering or math. Must be U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident.


    Are you planning on attending Gonzaga, Northwest, PLU, St. Martin’s, or Whitworth? Act Six, Tacoma-Seattle will award 30 of Tacoma-Seattle’s most promising urban leaders FULL SCHOLARSHIPS WORTH UP TO $245,000 at the five partner colleges. Eligibility is based on demonstrating a passion for learning & commitment to making a difference on campus and at home. No income restrictions or citizenship requirement. Applications due December 1, 2020.


    Reminder: Sullivan Leadership Award. If you applied to Seattle University by the early action deadline (Nov 15, then remember to submit the Sullivan Leadership Award application by November 30, 2020. This is a four-year scholarship equal to tuition, housing and meals for each of four years of undergraduate study. Recipients are selected on the basis of a commitment to academic excellence, service, leadership, community, global engagement and spirituality.


    Reminder: Hispanic Heritage Scholarship. Deadline: December 6, 2020. Award: $3500. The Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories. Eligibility: 3.0 GPA minimum; must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2021-2022; be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines); be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA. If selected, attendance to virtual regional awards ceremony is mandatory.


    Updated info on Washington State Opportunity Scholarships (WSOS):

    The Baccalaureate Scholarship (BaS) offers up to $22,500 for Scholars pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a high-demand STEM or health care field. BaS 2021-22 application period December 7, 2020 to February 11, 2021.


    The Career and Technical Scholarship (CTS) offers $1,500 per quarter for Scholars pursuing a certificate, apprenticeship or associate degree in a high-demand trade, STEM or health care field. CTS Fall 2021 application period April 14, 2021 to June 4, 2021.


    MISCELLANEOUS OPPORTUNITIES

    JUNIORS! Fred Hutch is offering a summer medical internship. The Summer High School Internship Program (SHIP) is an eight-week, full-time paid internship for rising 12th graders, with special consideration given to students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical science. Selected interns attend an orientation day, then begin the internship with one week of hands-on training on laboratory safety techniques and skills in the Fred Hutch Training Labs.  For the remaining seven weeks, interns are paired and immersed in mentored activities in a Fred Hutch research group in Seattle. Interns also participate in research education seminars, attend professional development workshops focused on college and careers and enjoy social activities with their teams and peers. The program culminates with intern presentations to the Fred Hutch community.

    The COVID-19 pandemic may cause them to change the format of their 2021 summer internship program. It is too soon to tell what will happen. Check their website for updates on internship programs and learn more about their efforts to track and stop COVID-19.

    Eligibility Requirements, How to Apply instructions and online Application Forms are available here. Deadline: March 31, 2020.