Eastern Promise to Host Scholarship and FAFSA Fairs

Release Date: 
12/19/2014

The Eastern Promise will host three college scholarship and FAFSA fairs for six local school districts in January.

During the fairs, high school students will have an opportunity to receive help with filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In addition, 9th-11th graders can make their plans to earn college credits in high school with a trained volunteer. Eastern Promise college credits cost $10 a credit.

The fair will also feature a flu shot and immunization clinic for those 11 years and older in anticipation of Exclusion Day on Feb. 18. Insurance can be billed for these immunizations. In addition, free child care will be available, and those who attend the fair will receive free pizza. Bilingual helpers will be available to assist those who need it, and there will be a scholarship drawing and door prizes for high school students who attend.

  • Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Riverside High School (210 Boardman Ave., Boardman)
    (for Riverside & Irrigon High students)
     
  • Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 - 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    McLoughlin High School (120 S. Main, Milton-Freewater)
    (for Mac-Hi and Weston-McEwen High students)
     
  • Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Stanfield Secondary School (1120 N. Main St., Stanfield)
    (for Stanfield Secondary & Echo High students)

Eastern Promise is growing a college-going culture and increasing access to affordable college credit in high school for all students. For more information on the Eastern Promise, visit www.eastern-promise.org. For questions regarding the scholarship and FAFSA Fairs, please contact Eastern Promise K-12 Director Kris Mulvihill, kmulvihill@eou.edu or 541-571-5705.

Eastern Promise | InterMountain ESD | 2001 SW Nye Ave. | Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 541.966.3178 | Email: kris.mulvihill@imesd.k12.or.us

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