College Preparation Conferences

College Bound Scholarship Conference
Posted on 02/23/2016
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College Bound Scholarship Conference Event for Middle and High School Students and Families

Seattle Public Schools would like to invite College Bound Scholarship middle school and high school students and their families to attend the College Bound Scholarship Conference and the Early College Awareness for Middle School Students on the University of Washington campus on March 5, 2016.

The College Bound Scholarship is an early commitment for state financial aid. Students must sign up in middle school and meet the income requirements to become a College Bound Scholar. Read more about College Bound Scholarship on their website.

Seattle Public Schools is partnering with the University of Washington, Harvard Alumni Association, College Success Foundation, College Bound Scholarship, and Seattle Colleges to present an opportunity to learn about the benefits of college, as well as how to be prepared.

College Bound Scholarship Conference

Early College Awareness for Middle School Students and Families

Saturday, March 5, 2016
University of Washington, Mary Gates Hall

Registration and light snacks at 8:30 a.m.
Workshops from 9 a.m. until 11:50 a.m.


Workshops for Students and Parents

  • What’s Next: After the FAFSA 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)
  • Scholarships 101

Youth services and college fair

Learn how to access your scholarship

Special appearance from Seahawks Receiver Doug BaldwinSeahawks Wide Receiver, Doug Baldwin, Stanford ’11 will talk about his experience before, during, and after college.

Getting there

School bus service is available from the following schools: Chief Sealth, Franklin, Nathan Hale high schools; and Aki, Denny, Mercer, and Washington middle schools. In order to ride the school bus to this event, school bus permission slips must be completed by parents or guardians, and turned into your school before Thursday, March 3. Please see the school office or counseling office for more information.

The UW campus is served by buses 71, 72 and 73. Plan your trip with King County Metro Transit website.

Parking is available in the Padelford lot on the UW campus. See the attached flyer for more information and directions.

Please contact Krista Rillo for more information or to request special accommodations. Call 206-252-0075 or email

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