College Planning by Grade

 

12th Grade Checklist                  11th Grade Checklist 

10th Grade Checklist                  9th Grade Checklist

 

SENIORS:

    1.  You AND your parents need to go online and get your FSA ID (Your login for FAFSA).  It only take 5 minutes, and is necessary to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid):

    Goto:  https://fsaid.ed.gov and follow the simple instructions.

  1. Video on how to fill out the form:  https://youtu.be/QdaGZASwjZU

    1.  Continue exploring colleges and begin filling out college applications.  A great place to explore:  https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/
    1. Attend Upcoming Events:

    *Back to School Night – September 28 – 4:30-6:30 pm- Assistance with FSA ID.

    *Senior Meetings  – September 24-October 5 – Individual Senior Appointments (Bring your questions!)

    *Parent and Student FAFSA Workshop Night- October 10 – 6:30-8 pm- DDHS

    *College & Trade Fair – October 25 – 1:30-3:30 – DDHS North Cafeteria

  2. ***If you are attending a Community College and have a 2.5 GPA and above, you may qualify for theOregon Promise (what we keep hearing as “free community college”…although there are limits and stipulations.).  oregonstudentaid.gov

 

Scholarships – apply now!  There is a long list available on the College and Career Center website: https://sites.google.com/a/ddsd40.org/ddhs-college-career-center/scholarships

The Scholarship Search– A helpful Powerpoint Presentation on scholarships!

 

The OSAC Scholarship Application will open in November:  Oregon students may explore over 500 privately-funded scholarships and apply for up to 40 with one application, Students must apply online at OregonStudentAid.gov and submit a completed OSAC scholarship application and all other required materials by March 1 at 5:00 p.m. Students who submit their applications by February 15 at 5:00 pm may be entered in a drawing to win a $1,000 OSAC Early Bird scholarship.

 

JUNIORS:

End of the year reminders – DDHS Junior Video

 

 

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