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    Welcome to Ballard HS College Information and Scholarships.   You will find upcoming events related to parents/guardians as well as seniors surrounding getting ready to apply at colleges. You will also find a link to a complete College Visits at Ballard High School and a link to the most current SPS and BHS Scholarship Bulletin opportunites.




    View the College Visit Schedule

    Ballard High School College Visit and Event Schedule 
    Please sign up in the notebook on the College/Career Specialist’s desk, for the visits that interest you. Write yourself a pass (available inside the notebook). On the day of the visit, show the pass to your teacher and ask for permission to attend. The workshops will be held in the Counseling Center unless otherwise noted. We will take attendance and give the list to the Attendance Secretary to excuse your class absence. 




    View SPS & BHS Scholarship Bulletin Opportunities 

     Visit the Scholarship page for up-to-date SPS & BHS Scholarship opportunities.

    New! The Ballard Elks Lodge awards three local girls and three local boys $1,500.00 each to be used towards college tuition. Be sure to select “Ballard Elks” during the application process. Applicants may also advance to be considered for state and National Elks scholarships. This scholarship is available to high school seniors and the deadline is November 27th, 2017. You can find more information, and students can apply online at http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm



    Breaking News!

    Paying For Collage & FAFSA Application Info | Keep up to date with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process by visiting the Federal Student Aid website.  Visit the SPS Paying For College page for additional information.


    Note!  No workshop on 11/22.  Next workshop is 11/29  Ballard Seniors Applying to College: If you are applying to college and have questions about your application, college list, essay, FAFSA, etc. COME TO THE COMPUTER LAB IN THE LIBRARY AFTER SCHOOL ON WEDNESDAYS Ms. Flanagan will answer questions & make sure you have access to a computer to work on your applications from 2:20-3:55.  Remember 5 weeks until many colleges have their deadline of 1/1!
      
    -> The Parent's Guide to Completing The FAFSA - This guide helps families walk through step by step completing the FAFSA.


    -> Seniors take a look at the Collegewise Guide to Completing the CommonApp. It is a good resource for students when completing the Common Application.  It's free, from the college admissions information website Collegewise.


    -> Seniors take a look at the Tufts Blogs and Activity List Tips on making your Application better.