College, Financial Aide and Scholarships

Located in the Career Center, I have a wealth of college and financial aide information to share with students and parents.  If you need your questions answered or some one-on-one time with me, please visit the Career Center before school, during lunch, or after school.  Otherwise, please contact me for an appointment.  I will get back to you.

If you are curious about military scholarships or careers, I’m your one-stop source for that also.

There are millions of dollars in scholarships out there.  Let’s get your share!

Mr. Galyean
SECTA’s College and Scholarship Counselor

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Established exclusively with high school students and their parents in mind, the American College Foundation (ACF) provides vital process-driven details and procedures to help ensure the student receives the best college education at the most competitive price.

FAFSA Form (Online)
Don’t waste your time with paper. Do it online!

College Visits at SECTA
Several colleges come to us throughout the year to answer questions and help you sign up for college.
Beware of Scams! You should never give money to get money.

Scholarship/Financial Aid Scam Websites
Learn how to identify scams and fraudulent organizations.

CSNWant some great information and upcoming dates for CSN?
Check out their November Newsletter



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Nevada Colleges and Universities

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UNR   Truckee Meados   Great Basin College   LeCordon Bleu   Sierra Nevada College

Scholarship Lists

CCSD-ScholarshipsCCSD produces an on-going list of scholarships and their associated deadlines.  Check here regularly for current information on excellent scholarship opportunities.


Check FastWeb! before you pay someone!  This is a free worldwide resource with 1.5 million scholarships available with easy to search categories.

Public-Education-FoundationThe Public Education Foundation administers a variety of scholarships to help students pursue higher educational goals.  This is an EXCELLENT scholarship tool.


Use UNLV’s Scholarship Database to search for scholarships to help fund your education at UNLV.

More Scholarships

Individual Scholarships by Due Date

There’s lots more scholarships in this link! Check it out OFTEN since it changes all the time!

Junior Information Night

Junior Information Night

Juniors, are you ready for senior year? Southeast Tech will be hosting a presentation about Preparing for Senior Year on Thursday, April 20 at 6 pm in the Commons. CSN, NSC, UNLV, UNR, and the Public Education Foundation will also be present to help answer your questions. Juniors, bring your parents, and let’s get ready for Senior Year!

New Southeast Tech Scholarships

New Southeast Tech Scholarships

Seniors: The Public Ed Foundation now has scholarships listed for Southeast Tech students ONLY! Please make sure you apply—the deadline for the scholarships is February 14. NO EXCEPTIONS. Go to Class of 2017 Google Classroom for PEF instructions.