College/Career/Scholarships

College Knowledge Night – Scholarships
Monday, December 6th @ 6 pm in the LHS Auditorium

Class of 2022 Senior Meeting Dates

College Knowledge Night Sept 27 2021 Class of 2022  (pdf)

 

Local Scholarships (coming soon!)

 

 

Senior Checklist

Apply for FAFSA – https://fafsa.ed.gov/

This is the federal application for financial aid in college. Completing it is a requirement for Oregon Promise and schools use this information to determine how much aid money you qualify for in college. You will need your parent/guardian’s tax information to complete the application. Some of FAFSA’s grants are first come, first serve so apply as soon as possible!

Apply for Oregon Promise – http://www.oregonstudentaid.gov/apply-here.aspx

Oregon Promise is a state program, which could pay for some or all of your tuition at an Oregon community college. To qualify you must have a 2.5 GPA, be an Oregon resident, start community college classes within 6 months of graduating, and list at least one Oregon community college on your FAFSA. You must apply by the June 1, 2022 deadline.

 

State Scholarships OSAC – Opens November 1 

https://oregonstudentaid.gov/apply-here.aspx

There are hundreds of Oregon scholarships available through this scholarship portal. You will be required to fill out a few essay questions as part of your application — save your responses in a document so you can reuse them for other applications!

Herron Family Scholarship #808 – For graduates of all academic years from Linn County High Schools. Preference for Lebanon High School Graduates. This scholarship can be found in the catalog of OSAC scholarships.

Send Your SAT Scores – www.collegeboard.org

Login to your College Board account and select “send my scores”. There is a $12 fee for each school you send scores to. If you didn’t take the SAT this year, or would like to take it again, register for a test date ASAP. Each October, LHS offers seniors the opportunity to take the SAT for free. Seniors sign up with Mrs. Eilers. Be sure to enter the four colleges to send scores to, it’s free when you sign up and costs $12 if you decide to send scores later.

Linn Benton Community College (LBCC) Information

We have a representative from LBCC who visits the LHS campus each Tuesday. Below is her contact information.
Amanda Makepeace
High School Outreach Specialist
Linn-Benton Community College
Book an appointment with me! Calendly

LBCC College Now Information     –   LBCC College Now Link

Through an agreement with Linn-Benton Community College, students may earn college credit for courses taught at Lebanon High School.  These credits may transfer to a four-year university, and Associates Degree, or apply toward a technical degree program at LBCC.  Check with the college you are interested in for more information.  Earning these credits at Lebanon High School will save you time and money; you will not have to repeat the same course at LBCC.  Students must complete a one-time online LBCC application. See links below.

College Now Instructions for students.  The link to this can be also found on the LBCC website by going to Education Options (at top of main page) then High School Partnerships, College Now, then to Resources for Students and Parents. Here is the link to order LBCC transcripts.

NCAA Information

Interested in playing college sports? We recommend you talk with Kraig Hoene, Athletic Director, to review your transcript and NCAA requirements. Be sure to check out the NCAA website

NAIA Information

Interested in playing college sports? We recommend you talk with Kraig Hoene, Athletic Director, to review your transcript and NAIA requirements. http://www.naia.org/

Oregon Public University Scholarship Opportunities

College Visits:

If you are considering going to a 4 year or 2 year university it’s a great idea to do a college visit. College visits are a fun time to get campus tours, check out the dorms, and see what programs are offered. Here’s a few links to some local Oregon university college visits.
Western Oregon University:  https://wou.edu/admission/visit/campus-tours/
Southern Oregon University:  https://sou.edu/admissions/visit/
Eastern Oregon University:  https://www.eou.edu/admissions/visit/
Chemeketa Community College:  https://www.chemeketa.edu/admission/visit/
Lane Community College: Preview Day December 6th  https://www.lanecc.edu/admissions/preview-day

State and National Scholarships Websites

Here are some helpful scholarship websites:

The College Board is investing $25 million in a new scholarship program, with students earning $5 million in scholarships each year, beginning with the class of 2020.