Education

Higher Education Students

Applications for the Lower Elwha Education Assistance Program- Grants for Fall 2017 were due before April 15, 2017- there will be no extensions! Please complete application and turn it in before April 15 even if you are not sure you want to go to college. It will keep the door open if you decide for sure to go!

If you’d like to get a jump start for the next school year (2018-2019) please print out a form and get it back to the Education Department by April 15, 2018.

Applicants must be enrolled in LEKT.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov – this is FREE application. There are sites that get you to the end then say you have to pay – if that happens, it’s not the right sight. When you apply, be sure to have your tax forms from 2 years prior as that is what they will base their decision on. You can apply before you (or your parents file if you are under 24) complete your tax forms, but you will need to go back into the site ASAP to complete, as I have it on good authority that the sooner you apply the more funding you will be eligible to receive.

The sooner you apply for FAFSA – the more funding you are eligible to receive – DO IT NOW!!!

For Washington State Colleges: www.washboard.org – Complete your profile and they will match grants and scholarships to you!

For students attending other States: http://www.scholarshipsnapp.org/ – Complete you profile to match grants and scholarships to you!

Government resources

Free Scholarship Search & Information Services:

Native American Scholarships and Grants

http://www.indianaffairs.org/schola_rships/aaia_scholarships.htm

Other Grants and Resources:

Ayn Rand Novels Essay Contests:

https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests

Watch Facebook page for more opportunities!!

Questions or concerns regarding Higher Education contact: Jessica Egnew, Education Director 360.452.8471 Ext. 7425 or Jessica.Egnew@elwha.nsn.us

Are you ready for college?

Middle to high school to adults returning to college- how to prepare for college: www.knowhowtogo.org

Scholarship Resources!!! Be sure to watch deadlines – all have different due dates!

Guide for applying for scholarships: http://www.finaid.org/

High School Graduates

College Graduates

Jessica Egnew, Education Director
360.452.8471 ext. 7425
2851 Lower Elwha Road
Port Angeles, WA 98363

Lynn Risenhoover, JOM Coordinator 360.452.8471 ext. 7426

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