Supporting every student’s academic, career and social/emotional needs is the goal of the Counseling Department at Gervais High School.
Look for information here in the future about financial aid and the application process, and for upcoming deadlines. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-792-3803 ext. 3024.
*Academic and Career Planning
*CIS-Career Information System
Each senior will complete the CIS in his or her Senior Survey class. These results can be integral in helping to create an academic and career path to plan for students’ futures.
Military recruiters are on site at Gervais High School often. Appointments can be made with recruiters individually and with parents of interested students.
*Field Trips to Oregon College Campuses
The goal of the Gervais High School Counseling Department is to partner with all available resources in order to ensure the utmost well-being of students. A meeting with a parent or guardian may be requested to join school staff members in obtaining solutions to student challenges.
FAFSA-Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Complete the FAFSA to see if you qualify for federal financial aid for post high school education. Most results in 20 minutes!
Eligible students can apply for the Oregon Promise grant at www.oregonstudentaid.gov/oregon-promise.aspx
**In order to be eligible you must meet all of the following criteria:
Complete an Oregon Promise Grant Application by the appropriate deadline
Be a recent Oregon high school graduate or GED recipient
Document a 2.5 cumulative high school GPA or higher; or a GED score of 145 or higher on each test
Plan to attend at least half-time at an Oregon community college within 6 months of high school graduation or GED completion
Be an Oregon resident for at least 12 months prior to attendance
File a FAFSA or ORSAA application and list at least one Oregon community college
Must not have more than 90 college credits completed or attempted
Beginning with Fall 2017 applicants, students may be subject to eligibility criteria based on their Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
“Undocumented students are not allowed to receive federal financial aid (FAFSA) but they can file for Oregon financial aid (ORSAA) through www.oregonstudentaid.gov“.
For additional information regarding undocumented students please visit http://oregongearup.org/sites/oregongearup.org/files/publications/undocumentedstudents.pdf
Every student can apply at www.oregonstudentaid.gov
Marie Innes Scholarship – $1000
Deadlines is June 15Application
Mahin and Saifulla Salemy High School Scientific Scholarship – $1000
Deadlines is May 31Application
More Scholarship Opportunities -Please see the sites below for lists of more scholarship opportunities.
Deadlines VaryScholarships A-Z Website StudentScholarship.org Website
Scholarships and Funding Opportunities Open to Non-US Citizens:
Patrick Charnon Memorial Scholarship–Full-time undergraduate students enrolled in a four-year college in the U.S. Each scholarship carries a stipend of $1,500 per academic year. Recipients may re-apply each year for up to four years, provided they continue to meet the requirements of the award.
Deadlines VaryScholarship Website
Oregon Goes to College: Information for Undocumented Students -In Oregon, eligible undocumented students have access to several ways to help pay for college such as tuition equity, state financial aid, and scholarships.
Deadlines VaryScholarship Website
More Scholarship Opportunities -Please see the sites below for lists of more scholarship opportunities that do not require proof of U.S. citizenship.
Deadlines VaryMy Undocumented Life Website
Meet Mrs. B.!
I am married to Mr. B. who is a teacher at Gervais Elementary School. We have twin girls.
I absolutely love helping students discover more about themselves and creating plans to help them be successful both in high school and beyond!
Please feel free to call or email to schedule an appointment-I would love to meet with you!