Fall

  • Check your graduation requirements on Skyward.
  • Check your status for Bright Futures including Gold Seal(vocational).
  • Check your school email daily for important information and events.
  • Sign up for SAT, ACT, and/or ASVAB(for students interested in military)
  • If you took the school day SAT last year and were on free/reduced lunch, your 2 free SAT waivers are already loaded on your college board account to retake the SAT.
  • Attend the NACAC Virtual College Fair (9/13, 10/12, 10/18, 11/8) Link was emailed to 11/12 student school email accounts to sign up.  https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/attend-virtual-college-fairs/students/
  • Apply for FAFSA in October 1st!!! Requirement for federal and state grants, loans, and Bright Futures. We will host a FAFSA help session  TBA.
  • Adhere to all application deadlines.
  • Make sure all community service hours are turned into JAG services monthly to meet BF requirements.
  • Complete SLPS Free/Reduced Online Meal Application to see if you qualify for 2 SAT/ACT fee waivers.

Winter

  • Check graduation requirements via Skyward and GPA.
  • Make sure to check college application status and beat deadlines.
  • Apply for State for Florida Financial Aid 12/1. One application for Bright Futures and other State of Florida Scholarships.
  • Continue to check school email. The St. Lucie Education Foundation Scholarships will be released soon.
  • Finish your senior year strong, admissions can be rescinded.

Spring

  • Continue to apply for scholarships.
  • Check Bright Futures requirements, if you meet the GPA and classes requirement but not the test score requirements, sign up for the next SAT/ACT.
  • Students entering the military need to finalize plans and sign papers with the military recruiter.
  • Students attending college need to select the post-secondary institution they will be attending and request final transcript via TBA. You need to follow up by contacting their office of admissions, financial aid, etc.  Make sure to meet their deadlines.

Online Resources

Skyward (Check graduation requirements, current grades, attendance, etc. Login ID is  562# Password is your meal #)

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

State of Florida Financial Aid Application (Bright Futures, Jose Marti, and other State Scholarships Programs)

Survival Guide for Parents in Supporting the College Application Process Recorded Webinar

Bright Futures Student Handbook

Check Your Current Bright Futures Eligibility

Video Tutorial on Checking Bright Futures Eligibility

Interested in the Military?

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Fastweb(Free online scholarship search program)

St. Lucie Education Foundation Scholarships

SLPS Free/Reduced Online Lunch Application

SAT Registration

ACT Registration

NCAA Eligibility Center

NAIA Eligibility Center

College Admissions Process

Contact Ms. Ney is JAG services to request your transcript.

 

All students are encouraged to complete the Florida Financial Aid Application on December 1st of their senior year. There are multiple State of Florida Scholarships and Grants available. There is one application for all programs. In order to apply, the student must first create a student account. Once the account is created, you must log into your account and proceed to complete the application.

Link to Create Student Account for Florida Financial Assistance 

Please visit the Office of Student Financial Assistance to view requirements for all State Scholarship and Grant Programs.   Link to State of Florida Scholarship & Grant Programs

Check your current Bright Futures Eligibility online at www.FLVC.org!

Simply go to www.FLVC.org.  Mouse over the section titled: Go to College.  Click on the Pay for College link.  Scroll down to the Bright Futures section and click on the Check your Eligibility for a Bright Future Scholarship Now link.  Provide the requested information on the next screen:  Florida Student Identifier Number (usually your Social Security Number followed by an X), select your district, and enter your last name. Click Submit.