The programs are educational and exciting ways to learn new things.
FAFSA Completion Help Night: Monday, November 19 from 6 – 8 pm. At AVHS in Community Rooms A & B. Free to all.
This is a great opportunity to have your questions answered and get help from a Financial Aid Professional to complete your FAFSA student aid application. Michael Crider from DCTC will be here all evening, along with Apple Valley Counselors, to help you get your FAFSA completed and submitted. We will be meeting in the new Apple Valley High School Community Rooms (signs will be up in the main entrance area).
Things to bring:
- Photo ID
- Your Social Security Number or Alien Registration Number
- FSA ID (if you do not already have this created, visit this website: https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm )
- Federal Income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned
- Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
- Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
The Congress – Bundestag Vocational Exchange Program. 13th Year Abroad for High School Graduates with a Vocational Background The Congress-Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange Program offers graduating high school seniors with vocational interests the opportunity to spend their 13th year abroad living with a German host family, participating in a training or school program, and gaining work experience through internships with German companies. It is important to emphasize at the outset that this is a “Young Adult” program which seeks to enroll students who have demonstrated maturity and responsibility and who can be entrusted to fulfill their roles as exchange students without day-to-day supervision. More information & application can be found on this site. Due Jan. 15.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS High school students must meet the following minimum requirements to be eligible to apply for this program:
- Age: At least 18 and no more than 19 years of age by July 1 of the departure year.
- Grade level: Graduating seniors who will complete U.S. school studies in January or June prior to departure.
- Academic achievements: Minimum of a “B” average (3.0 GPA).
- U.S. citizenship. • Ability to serve as an ambassador of your country – the USA! Although previous study of German is advantageous, it is not a prerequisite for scholarship selection. The program encourages applicants from all economic backgrounds, ethnic groups, gender identity, geographical locales, races, religions, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic groups.
Children’s Hospital Observer Program – Observe Children’s staff in order to learn more about their field and fulfill personal career exploration objectives. Must be 16 and have finished junior year.
Children’s Healthcare Information Sessions – These seminars provide interactive learning opportunities designed to help individuals learn about specific health care fields, including educational requirements,day-to-day activities, etc.