Klein ISD Class of 2021 Makes History With $45 Million In Scholarships
The Class of 2021 truly set the bar high in Klein ISD after being awarded $45,056,684.90 total in scholarships, the most scholarship money awarded in Klein ISD history.
“I am incredibly excited to see the hard work of our students, teachers, administrators, and our college advisors culminate in such a large number of scholarships,” said Elizabeth Gilleland, Klein ISD Executive Director of College and Career Pathways. “It is inspiring to know that these awards will yield benefits for all these recipients for years to come.”
With a multitude of financial aid resources available, including the support of Klein ISD staff, our talented, innovative, and deserving students were able to take full advantage of the scholarship application process.
“From scholarship searches and financial aid application assistance to college and career planning, Klein ISD College and Career advisors play a crucial role in transitioning students to a successful post-secondary future,” said Kayla Shaw, Instructional Officer for Counseling & Whole Student Wellness. “Their advocacy, passion, and dedication truly launched great scholarship rewards in a year where many families needed it the most.”
The Counseling team and College and Career advisors at each campus host student and parent events (with topics such as college planning and testing, scholarships/financial aid, and career exploration) both on-campus and districtwide. They also conduct individual and group student sessions, coordinate college and military visits on campus, and regularly communicate scholarship opportunities at their campuses.
Want more information about Scholarships and Financial Aid? Click here or reach out to your campus college and career advisor.
Important Things To Know
New Financial Aid Graduation Requirements:
Beginning in 2021-2022, each student in Klein ISD must do one of the following to graduate:
- complete and submit a free application for federal student aid (FAFSA)
- complete and submit a Texas application for state financial aid (TASFA)
- submit a signed opt-out form (obtained at the campus)
SAVE THE DATE: Klein ISD College Night – October 12, 2021
Best Public Schools in Texas
Klein ISD has an established 84-year history of excellence and innovation in education with unique pathways for EVERY student in our care to ensure learners are college, career, military, and life ready. With recognition for STEM, athletics, fine arts, and academics from highly-esteemed organizations, it is clear that Our Shared Vision of every student entering with a promise and exiting with a purpose is a reality for EVERY student who walks through our doors.
About Klein ISD
Klein ISD is a school district in Klein, Texas, located in northwestern Harris County. The district spans approximately 88 square miles and serves more than 53,000 students in 33 elementary schools, 10 intermediate campuses, one high school program of choice, and 5 high schools.
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