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Post-Secondary Resources

This page contains resources like: *Scholarships available for students ages 14+ (Scholastic & Unigo- see right side of screen) * The College Tour Website & Free Online classes available to virtually tour college campuses. This website is AMAZING for all grade levels and for seniors, they have information on paying for college through a video segment called Navigating Financial Aid. (see left side of screen) * Virtual Job Shadow is a series of industry-based videos to introduce careers.  * Next Steps Idaho to this page as they now have a log in to track and save postsecondary preparedness progress. This is perhaps one of the most helpful College & Career/ Post-secondary Preparedness tools.   

Scholarships!!!

These scholarships are available to any high school student aged 14 +. 

SENIORS- Your local scholarships are located in the tab "Attention Seniors", but feel free to apply for any National/International scholarships listed here. 

SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING SCHOLARSHIPS   The art and writing awards are available to students in 7th-12th grades. Scholarship opportunities cover many categories. The Awards open in September and close on December 1st.  https://www.artandwriting.org/awards/
  Students Who Know Grief: The National New York Life Award offers $1,000 scholarships to six students whose works explore personal grief and loss.
Students will be prompted to include a short personal statement of 50 words or more about their work.
https://www.artandwriting.org/scholarships/new-york-life-award
  Editorial Cartoonists: The Herblock Award for Editorial Cartoon offers $1,000 scholarships for three students whose visual art offers commentary or criticism on current events, social events, or political topics.
https://www.artandwriting.org/scholarships/the-herblock-award-for-editorial-cartoon
  Artists: (Seniors Only)   Students only need 6 works to submit their portfolio.    "The Portfolio Awards, made possible by generous individual donors and other supporters, offer $10,000 scholarships to Gold Medal Portfolio winners and $1,000 scholarships to Silver Medal with Distinction Portfolio winners."   "All graduating seniors submitting a collection of six works with accompanying Artist or Writer Statements and Personal Statements (500 words or less) are eligible."   https://www.artandwriting.org/scholarships/portfolio-scholarships

 

UNIGO Scholarships

 

Unigo's site helps students to target scholarships available to them starting at age 14. They provide reviews of colleges, scholarship opportunities, and grant opportunities. 

 

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  The College Tour

This website lists insanely helpful information on college and career preparation. They have a TV Show (info. below) that highlights schools around the world, they offer classes to investigate college exploration, being an international student, etc., and they have a digital series about helpful tips for high schoolers in working through college selection and application process. 

College Tour Class- FREE!!!

This 45-minute, 8 Lesson class helps students identify information about which factors matter most to them in a postsecondary program. Students can identify locations: rural, urban, classic college towns, adventure schools, warm weather locations, etc. 

Have you watched The College Tour TV Series on Amazon Prime, College.com, or on the College Tour App?

According to the College Tour Newsletter: Available for free and globally on www.thecollegetour.com and through our App. Each episode of the TV series tells the story of a new college through the powerful lens of current students.

Watch- University of Utah's episode below or click the link in the text above to watch more schools. 

 

NEXT STEPS IDAHO 

An Initiative of the State Board of Education in partnership with Idaho’s employers, Next Steps Idaho is designed to help you understand and pursue the many educational and career opportunities available to you.  

There is also a full section of the Next Steps website dedicated to local Idaho Scholarships. It's worth checking out. 

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Idaho Launch

Idaho Launch is like Next Steps Idaho for youth & adults seeking jobs. There are virtual and in-person training opportunities (for certificates), professional skill information, information on how to apply for funding for training, etc. 

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