WTW College and Career Center Newsletter

15 November 2019

By K. Ishii
College and Career Center Newsletter
November 15, 2019

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

FREE COATS AND SWEATERS If you need a coat or sweater, visit A139 on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday from 9 am to 2 pm to get one.  No charge!!

FAFSA NIGHTS AT NOVA

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6-8 pm, Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Campus, CA Room 113 – Receive help with your FAFSA at these help sessions.  Bring a laptop, if possible, as well as your social security number, W-2 or 1099 forms, and your 2018 tax return (for the 2020-2021 FAFSA).  For more information, call the NOVA Office of Financial Aid at 855.323.3199.

DON’T FORGET

ASVAB TESTING AT WTW, 5 December

Registration for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), will begin on Friday, 1 November.  Students in grades 10 - 12 are welcome to take this test for career research purposes with no strings attached.  Students interested in enlisting in the military will need to take this test.  Take the test easily and conveniently here at WTW.  Visit the Career Center for more information and a registration form.  Visit the Career Center by Friday, 22 November to ensure completion of the registration process!

WEST POINT LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS CONFERENCE

The West Point Society of DC will host the 12th Annual West Point Leadership and Ethics Conference (WPLEC) for the National Capital Region on Wednesday, 11 March at the George Mason University Law School, Arlington Campus.  This free conference provides a leadership development experience that enhances participants’ ability to make better decisions as they confront ethical challenges in school and beyond.  WTW is allowed to nominate four Juniors who are outstanding student leaders (two male and two female) and who have at least a 3.5 or better GPA.  WTW Juniors who wish to join this conference need to provide their email, a brief statement explaining how they are a good match for this opportunity, and a resume to the Career Center by 3 pm on Monday, 25 November.

VIRTUAL FINANCIAL AID NIGHT

Sunday 17 November, 7 - 8 pm – The University of Dayton is hosting a virtual financial aid night.  The information provided will be applicable to students regardless of where the college search process takes them.  If you are finding it difficult to get to a local information session, learn from this one.  For more information and to register, visit: https://udayton.edu/m/afford.php.

NEW SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES

BUILDING LEADERS FOR ADVANCING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (BLAST), VIRGINIA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM

28 June – 1 July 2020 at Old Dominion University, 5-8 July at Virginia Tech, and 12-15 July at University of Virginia  – This is a FREE statewide STEM program for current 8th and 9th grade students.  It targets students with a C+ or better average and a desire to explore STEM opportunities.  Students will have an opportunity to engage in innovative, hands-on activities while residing on a university campus.  The BLAST program is a partnership between the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, and the universities housing the program.  Students may apply to one of three sessions.  For program information and application, visit https://blast.spacegrant.org/.  The application opens 15 November and closes 10 February 2020. 

NSO SUMMER MUSIC INSTITUTE

29 June - 27 July 2020, Kennedy Center, Washington, DC – The National Symphony Orchestra's Summer Music Institute (SMI) at the Kennedy Center is designed to expose and prepare students for a 21st Century orchestral career.  This 4-week tuition-free program includes private lessons taught by a member of the NSO, chamber music coaching by NSO musicians, master classes and seminars, side-by-side orchestra rehearsals with the NSO, attendance at selected rehearsals and performances of the NSO, participation in the NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra conducted by Abel Pereira, performance opportunities in DC metropolitan area, including on the Kennedy Center's Concert Hall stage, and exposure to internationally-renowned conductors, soloists, and musicians.  Each student accepted into the program attends tuition-free, which includes housing, lessons, and local transportation.  Round-trip transportation to and from Washington, DC is not included, nor is there a stipend for the cost of food during the institute.  If you need assistance for travel costs and/or food costs during the 4 weeks, you are encouraged to apply for financial aid by the application deadline.  Applicants must submit a video recording of orchestral excerpts (excerpt sheet music is provided), a video recording of a solo piece, a recommendation from a music teacher/conductor, and a musical resume.  There is a $30 non-refundable application fee.  For questions, contact NSO Education at 202.416.8820 or @email.  For more information and to apply, visit https://education.kennedy-center.org/education/nsoed/smi/Completed applications are due 20 January 2020.

OPEN PEACEBUILDING LEADERSHIP (OPL) CONFERENCE

14 December, 9 am – 4 pm, James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Rd, #101, Falls Church – The Open Peacebuilding Leadership Conference is designed to empower local youth to become community leaders and peacebuilders by equipping them with the necessary skills to set up their own initiatives.  It is open to all high schoolers.  The conference includes 3 speakers, a leadership exercise, and a peacebuilding simulation.  There will be free food and T-shirts.  Sign up at https://forms.gle/BsZyRRYw5BK3cGm16.

NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

CELEBRATION STATION

6, 7, 13, 14 December, 6 – 9 pm, Burke Lake Park, Fairfax County Park Authority, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station –Celebration Station will enjoy its 2nd year in which the Burke Lake event area and train tracks are transformed with holiday lights and displays. Volunteer opportunities include train ticket takers, train loaders, registration helpers, and hot drink attendants. Water will be made available to all volunteers.  To learn more and to sign up, visit the website at https://volunteer.fairfaxcounty.gov/custom/1380/#/opp_details/185313?org=FCP:%20Burke%20Lake%20Park&sortPredicate=publishDateUtc&sortByAttribute=date&sortRecordType=opp&sortReverse=true&view=list.

WINTER WONDERLAND

7,8, 14, 15 December, 12 – 5 pm, Burke Lake Park, Fairfax County Park Authority, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station –Winter Wonderland is enjoying its 5th year.  Volunteer opportunities include craft attendants (candle making), hot drinks and s’more area attendants, train ticket and train loaders, registration helpers, roaming characters, and Santa’s cottage elves.  There will be a pizza lunch provided for those volunteering and water will be made available to all volunteers.  To learn more and to sign up, visit the volunteer website at https://volunteer.fairfaxcounty.gov/custom/1380/#/opp_details/185313?org=FCP:%20Burke%20Lake%20Park&sortPredicate=publishDateUtc&sortByAttribute=date&sortRecordType=opp&sortReverse=true&view=list.

NEW INTERNSHIPS

SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (HS-SIP)

Summer 2020 (start date of 5, 12, or 19 June), most opportunities in Bethesda, MD – High School SIP provides students an opportunity to spend a summer working at the National Institutes of Health side-by-side with leading scientists in an environment devoted to biomedical research.  HS-SIP internships cover a minimum of eight weeks beginning on one of the above-listed start dates.  In addition to their work in a research group, lectures, career development workshops, and college readiness activities will be available to participants.  Eligible students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, 17 years old by 15 June 2020, and be high school Juniors or Seniors at the time of application.  For more information and to apply, visit https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/hs-sip.   The application will be available mid-November.  The application deadline is 1 February 2020.  Start early.  This application will take some time.

ELEGANT DANCING STUDIO INTERNSHIP

The Elegant Dancing studio is seeking interns interested in Ballroom dancing as well as owning a small business.  Interns will perform receptionist duties; assist with advertising in both hard copy, social media, and promotion events; help at special events, perform clerical duties; and assist in daily/weekly priority items.  Applicants must have attention to detail; strong math, organization and computer skills; friendly disposition relate well to adults; be organized, patient, positive.  Applicants should also be willing to be helpful, gracious, and courteous to others.  Applicants must learn studio offerings and be able to communicate knowledge to people new to the studio.  Elegant Dancing is located at 11230 Waples Mill Rd, Fairfax, VA  22030.  For more information and to apply, contact Una Lee at 703.281.0395 or @email.

NEW APPRENTICESHIP

STEAMFITTERS' APPRENTICESHIP FOR THE HEATING, AIR CONDITIONING, REFRIGERATION PROCESS, PIPING, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEM FIELDS

Steamfitters Local 602 will be accepting applications for those interested in serving an apprenticeship in the Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Process Piping, and Environmental Systems trades at the following locations and dates:

  • UA Mechanical Trades School                   Open House: 7 December, 8:00 am
    • 8509 Ardwick Ardmore Road                Apply: 6, 8, and 10 January 2020, 8 – 11 am
    • Landover, MD 20785
    • 301.341.1555
  • UAM Steamfitters Local Union 602            Apply: 13, 15, and 17 January 2020, 8 – 11 am
    • 7552 Accotink Park Road
    • Springfield, VA 22150
    • 703.569.0602

All applicants must take an aptitude or math test on the day the application is made.  Applicants must be 18 years old by 15 August 2020 and have a high school diploma earned by 30 June 2020 or a GED certificate by 31 December 2019.  There is a $50 non-refundable application processing fee due at the time of application.  The fee is payable by cash or money order only (money order made payable to HPRTF).  The following original documents must be presented at the time of application:

  1. Official transcript of High School grades (in a sealed envelope from the school with a raised seal) OR
  2. GED scores and certificate (only GEDs that are American Council on Education accredited will be accepted.  Online diplomas are not accepted.)
  3. Social Security Card
  4. County or State-issued Birth Certificate, United States Passport or Naturalization Certificate
  5. Valid Driver’s License or State-Issued Picture Identification Card
  6. DD214 (for veterans of military service only)

For questions, call 301.341.1555 or visit www.steamfitters-602.org.

NEW WORKSHOPS

RAISING CHILDREN WITH HIGH SELF-ESTEEM IN A HIGH PRESSURE CULTURE

Friday, 6 December, 10 am – Noon, Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services, 2334 Gallows Road, Entrance 1, Room 100 – This program focuses on how to raise children with healthy self-esteem when they compare themselves to others and believe they aren't doing or being enough.  Participants will learn where self-esteem comes from; practical strategies to help children improve their self-esteem; why some strategies we usually use to improve self-esteem may backfire; and 3 simple actions used to improve your child’s self-esteem today and in the future.  Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdnbB7Zq-N9D5MqnBEzyH9txR_3Y3ZsaTKM25NDtfl5sT2GgQ/viewform

TWICE EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS:  WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW

Friday, 13 December, 10 am – Noon, Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services, 2334 Gallows Road, Entrance 1, Room 100 - Twice-exceptional (2e) learners have exceptional strengths and exceptional learning challenges. Learn what FCPS is doing to provide schools and families with insight and guidance to support the identification, instruction, and social-emotional wellness of 2e students. During this workshop, you will have an opportunity to learn about the joys and challenges of twice-exceptionality, review newly published FCPS resources created to support families and schools, and talk to other parents of 2e learners.  Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSenN0zRaV5ajolIzKDURjO_N8p7sBFgBUrSRkTZipKQBT_EOA/viewform.

ZONES OF REGULATION

Thursday, 5 December, 10 am – Noon, Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services, 2334 Gallows Road, Entrance 1, Room 100 Zones of Regulation is a workshop for adults rooted in cognitive behavioral therapy.  Participants will learn about the four Zones, understand the corresponding feelings and visuals to reinforce this language at home, explore calming and alerting strategies to teach children how to become aware of and manage their emotions, and discuss individual needs in a collaborate group setting.  Register at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeuRTTUZad-JWvfyzzT4IlUnFd0dsRwtnxWX_st0ck8dzTbMw/viewform.

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS

AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The American Culinary Federation, with the support of the American Academy of Chefs, is offering three scholarships to Seniors based on their post-high school plans: 1) Apprenticeship programs up to $1,500; 2) Certificate programs up to $1,500; and 3) Post-secondary degree programs up to $2,500.  Applicants must have a cumulative, unweighted 2.75 or better GPA, and be accepted to an institution with a culinary, pastry or foodservice-related major.  Two references are required.  Applications are judged on academic grade point average, culinary competition participation, culinary volunteer activities, and ACF involvement.  Applicants must create an account to see all requirements.  For more information, visit Naviance Student or https://www.acfchefs.org/ACF/Education/Scholarships/Default.aspx?WebsiteKey=b3353b7b-2497-4bb3-8dae-4c6ecac72f92&hkey=a17bcc07-e6ee-47e2-be39-e0630de13e54.  Completed applications are due 30 April 2020.

CALVIN COOLIDGE PRESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation offers a full-ride, four-year scholarship to Juniors with outstanding academics, an interest in public policy, and an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service.   Coolidge Scholars receive full funding for four years of undergraduate study, including tuition, room, board, and expenses, at any accredited U.S. college or university. The top 100 applicants are invited to participate in the Coolidge Senators Program, an all-expenses-paid Summit Weekend in Washington, D.C..  Scholarships of $1,000 or $5,000 are awarded to Coolidge Senators, and interviewed finalists who are not awarded the Coolidge Scholarship.  A completed application must include recommendations, academic and leadership information, and essays.  Full application details require website registration.  For more information, visit Naviance Student or https://coolidgescholars.org/.  Completed applications must be submitted by 5pm 16 January 2020.

DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC, NORTHERN VIRGINIA ALUMNAE CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP

The Northern Virginia Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is awarding a combined total of up to $15,000 in scholarships to Northern Virginia Seniors.  Applicants must reside in the cities of Fairfax, Alexandria, Falls Church or the counties of Arlington, Alexandria, or Fairfax.  Applicants must have a 2.5 or better GPA andplan to attend an accredited college.  A completed application must include an official transcript, two recommendations, activity information including any employment the applicant may have, any awards/honors received, applicant’s proposed major and colleges to which have applied, a copy of the applicant’s SAR from their FAFSA filing showing the EFC, and a 500 word essay in which you: Tell Us Why You Deserve This Scholarship?  This application requires a broad media release.  Further information is available at Naviance Student or by email @email. Application packets must be received by 21 February 2020.

GEORGE S. AND STELLA M. KNIGHT ESSAY CONTEST

The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) invites high school students who are U.S. citizens or legal residents to compete in a tiered competition for awards of $25, $50, and $100 (at the local level), to $1,000, $2,500, and $5,000 (at the national level).  Essays must be original, properly referenced, 800 - 1,200-words based on an event, person, philosophy or idea associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution. National winner’s essay will be published in the SAR magazine, and the national winner will receive an additional travel award of $500 plus a one-night hotel stay for the student and a chaperone to attend the national conference.  NOTE: Sponsor takes copyright of all winning essays.  Visit Naviance Student for important details about essay requirements, the required application, and submission information.  Applications must be received by 15 December.

JOYCE E. DAWKINS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Fairfax Education Association (FEA) offer a $2,500 scholarship to a Virginia Senior or college student whose parent, grandparent or legal guardian is either currently employed or previously employed in the Fairfax County Public Schools pupil transportation field, in memory of Joyce Dawkins, a former school bus driver.  Applicants must have a 3.0 or better GPA, demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and exemplary citizenship qualities.  A completed application must include extracurriculars, honors/awards, a transcript and a typed essay (≤ 500 words) explaining your goals, visions, etc. and any extenuating circumstances that led you to apply for this scholarship.  Give as much detail as you wish to provide as to the reasons you are applying.  Please include any leadership, service and/or citizenship activities that you have participated in during high school or college.  For more information, visit Naviance Student or https://fairfaxea.org/scholarships/Completed applications are due 1 May 2020.

MICHELL MERHIGE SCHOLARSHIP

Administered by The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, the Michell Merhige Scholarship is a one-time scholarship of $1,200 for a graduating Senior with academic strength, potential, ability to overcome adversity, and demonstrated financial need. Priority will be given to those who have experienced homelessness, been in foster care, or lacked substantial family support. Applicants must have U.S. citizenship/legal residency, work/life experience including hardship(s) overcome, academic merit, and financial need. Additional considerations in the selection process include attendance, leadership/mentoring, and school involvement. Completed applications must include activities; career goals; an unofficial transcript; 2-3 recommendations (teacher, counselor, optional community member); a copy of birth certificate, passport, or alien registration card; a copy of the student aid report from a FAFSA filing; and a personal essay (~350 words) which may include specific challenges you have faced, how you met those challenges, anything you do outside of school and/or how you plan to use the scholarship, if selected.  For more information and an application, visit Naviance Student.  Applications must be submitted to the Woodson Career Center by 10 February 2020.

NATIONAL DEBT RELIEF SCHOLARSHIP

National Debt Relief will award five $1,000 scholarships to graduating Seniors and college students with a 3.0 or better GPA.  Applicants must be planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in a STEM field and submit a cover letter with a unique solution to the following issue: Come up with a unique way to solve the $1+ trillion dollar student loan crisis.  For more information, visit Naviance Student or https://www.nationaldebtrelief.com/#applyforscholarship  Completed applications must be received by 31 December.

PAMPLIN LEADERSHIP AWARD

Every year, Virginia Tech’s Honors College offers several scholarships.  Seniors who plan to attend Virginia Tech and are willing to join the Honors College and work toward an Honors Laureate Diploma can apply for the $5,000 Pamplin Leadership Award.  Pamplin Leadership Award winners must participate in the Honors College and have the opportunity to apply to become Pamplin Scholars during their Freshman year in college – an additional award which covers the cost of tuition and fees until graduation.  Applicants must have a 3.8 or better GPA and be in the top 10% of their class.  Applications must include an essay of 500 words or less in which they: describe your understanding of effective leadership, including some qualities of effective leadership and how you measure success of an effective leader. Additionally, describe the qualities of one effective leader you know, including how they exemplify these qualities. As you develop your own leadership roles, how do you plan to apply these qualities?  WTW is allowed to nominate one student.  Students interested in consideration for this nomination must submit a resume highlighting leadership experiences and their 500 word essay to the Career Center by 3 pm, Monday, 13 January. 

THEDREAM.US SCHOLARSHIP – TheDream.US will cover tuition and fees up to $14,500 (associate’s degree) or $29,000 (bachelor’s degree) for graduating Seniors with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status who graduate or earn a GED by the end of the 2019-20 academic year and who have a commitment to community service, demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles, and significant unmet financial need.  Some scholars may be eligible for an additional $1,000/year (up to $4,000).  Applicants must have an unweighted 2.5 or better GPA, intend to enroll for the first time in a full-time associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs at one of the TheDream.US Partner Colleges in 2020 (George Mason University is a partner college), and be eligible for in-state tuition if seeking to attend a Partner College that is a public institution.  Applicants must have come to the U.S. before age 16, prior to 1 November 2014 and lived continuously in the U.S. since 1 November 2014 with no convictions of a felony, significant misdemeanor (see website for more details).  A complete application packet must include a transcript or GED diploma, financial information, and two essays (750 words each) discussing: (1) your education/career goals and (2) overcoming adversity.  Complete details can be found once the applicant creates an account.  Visit https://www.thedream.us/ or Naviance Student for more information. Completed applications are due 27 February 2020.

US JCI SENATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The United States Junior Chamber International Senate Foundation sponsors this $1,000 scholarship for Seniors in the U.S. planning to continue education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities, or vocational schools who are U.S. citizens with financial need.  A completed application must include personal, contact information, a financial statement, school/church/community activities, leadership/honors/awards, employment, a transcript, test scores, a personal statement (100-300 words), a copy of your college acceptance letter (if applicable), up to 5 sheets of supporting documentation, three references (maximum one page each), and small headshot photo for use in National publications.  For further information and an application, visit Naviance Student or http://www.usjcisenate.org/scholarship-program.  Applications must be submitted by mail NLT 24 January 2020.

VIAA  CLAUDIA DODSON AWARD

The Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association awards a scholarship of $1,500 to a senior graduating from a Virginia High School League member high school who has four or more athletic varsity letters, a 3.0 or better GPA, a record of service and leadership, and financial need.  A completed application must include three recommendations (one for each category: athletic achievement, leadership, and service); a transcript; GPA; test scores; higher learning plans; a resume including athletic participation and achievement, leadership roles, and service; a media release; a statement reflecting financial need; and two essays (≤ 200 words each) discussing: (1) How will this scholarship benefit you and your family in achieving your higher educational goals? (2) Looking back on your high school athletic participation, please describe a time where you had to overcome or manage adversity (in life or on your team.) For more information and an application, visit Naviance Student.  Woodson is limited to one nominee.  Completed applications must be submitted to Dan Checkosky by noon, 6 December.

VIAA JOHN C YOUNGBLOOD SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

The Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association sponsors four scholarships of $1,500 for senior graduating from a Virginia High School League member high schools pursuing higher education who have made a significant contribution to athletics, have financial need, and have the respect of coaches, peers, teachers, and their communities.  Applicants must have received four varsity letters and have participated in varsity athletics for a minimum of two years (including senior year). A completed application must include three recommendations (one for each category: athletic, leadership, and service), a transcript, GPA, test scores, higher learning plans, a resume including athletic participation and achievement, leadership roles and service, a statement reflecting financial need, a media release, and two essays (≤200 words each) discussing: (1) How will this scholarship benefit you and your family in achieving your higher educational goals? (2) Considering your leadership and character, how has your participation in high school athletics positively impacted your school and community? For more information and an application, visit Naviance Student.  Woodson is limited to one nominee.  Completed applications must be submitted to Dan Checkosky by noon, 6 December.

VIAA PAST PRESIDENTS’ LEADERSHIP AWARD

The Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association sponsors a scholarship of $1,500 to a senior graduating from a Virginia High School League member high school who has four or more athletic varsity letters, a 3.0 or better GPA, a record of service and leadership, and financial need.  A completed application must include three recommendations addressing the student-athlete’s leadership through athletics and community service, a transcript, GPA, test scores, higher learning plans, a resume including athletic participation and achievement, leadership roles and service, a statement reflecting financial need, media waiver, and an essay (≤200 words) discussing: We feel that being involved in an interscholastic activity at the high school level is difficult and requires self-motivation and discipline.  Describe your leadership philosophy when it comes to your involvement in interscholastic activities. For more information and an application visit Naviance Student.  Woodson is limited to one nominee.  Completed applications must be submitted to Dan Checkosky by noon, 6 December.

WISEPOWDER SCHOLARSHIP

Wisepowder offers a $1,000 scholarship for a Senior or college student who will be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university in the U.S. for the semester they apply to receive the scholarship.  Applicants must have a 3.0 or better GPA.  An application consists of an essay (≥1,000 words) discussing: What brain supplements can and can’t do.  Further information is available through Naviance Student or by email: @email or http://www.wisepowder.com/scholarship/. Applications are due 31 March 2020.

COMPILATIONS

Discover a full listing that includes previous entries for each important category below.

COLLEGE AND CAREER FAIRS

Discover local College and Career Fairs at https://woodsonhs.fcps.edu/node/3687.

COLLEGE REP VISITS CALENDAR

https://woodsonhs.fcps.edu/student-services/college-and-career-center/going-college/college-visits-calendar.

CURRENT & LOCAL FINANCIAL AID OPPORTUNITIES

Discover financial aid information sessions, FAFSA completion clinics / assistance opportunities and general information that will benefit your financial aid process: https://woodsonhs.fcps.edu/node/3722.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Find a listing of Employment Opportunities at https://woodsonhs.fcps.edu/node/2247.

ENRICHMENT & SUMMER PROGRAMS

Visit Naviance Student for a searchable listing of enrichment and summer programs: Go to the “colleges” tab; scroll down to enrichment programs.

INTERNSHIP and APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Find a listing of Internships and Apprenticeships at https://woodsonhs.fcps.edu/college-and-career-center/work-and-careers/internships-apprenticeships-listing.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Find an easy-to-read listing of scholarships below the important scholarship information at https://woodsonhs.fcps.edu/college-and-career-center/going-college/scholarships/school-independent-scholarships-contests.

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Find a listing of Special Opportunities at https://woodsonhs.fcps.edu/node/3691.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Find a listing of Volunteer Opportunities at https://woodsonhs.fcps.edu/node/3690.

WORKSHOPS

Find a listing of Workshop Opportunities at https://woodsonhs.fcps.edu/node/2408.