College Bound Scholarship Conference

College Bound Scholarship Conference
Posted on 02/13/2017
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College Bound Scholarship Conference

University of Washington, Mary Gates Hall
Sat., March 4, 2017
12:30 - 1 p.m. Registration
1 - 4 p.m. Workshops

The College Bound Scholarship was established by the Legislature in 2007. The purpose of the program is to provide state funded financial aid to low-income students who may not consider college a possibility because of the cost. Learn more about the College Bound Scholarship

Conference highlights: Workshops for students and parents, refreshments and door prizes, youth services and college fair, learn how to access your scholarship.

Parking is free in Central Plaza Garage (NE 41st and 15th Ave NE) after 12 p.m.

Yellow bus service is available from the following high schools at 12 p.m.

  • Chief Sealth
  • Cleveland
  • Franklin
  • Ingraham
  • Nathan Hale

Workshops For Students and Parents

  • What's Next: After the FAFSA/WASFA Support for Seniors
  • Paying for College for Parents
  • Personal Statements and Applying to College
  • Career Pathways
  • What Classes Should I Take Now to Prepare for College?
  • Navigating High School
  • College Options Overview (Community College, Trades, 4 year Public and Private Schools)
  • Accessing my College Bound Scholarship - Scholarships 101

For more information or to request special accommodations, call 206-252-0075 or email

FAFSA Application Information

Starting with the 2017­-18 application cycle, the following changes will be put in place:

Students will be able to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) earlier. Students will be able to file a 2017-18 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2016, rather than beginning on January 1, 2017.

Students will use earlier income information. Beginning with the 2017-18 FAFSA, students will be required to report income information from an earlier tax year.

You can read more and get the link to the online application on the Federal Student Aid website.

Saturday, Oct. 1 FAFSA and WASFA opens
Apply early to get all of the financial aid that you are eligible for.
Visit the Federal Student Aid Website for the FAFSA.
Visit the Washington Application for State Financial Aid for the WASFA

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