ASPIRE is a mentoring program that stands for Access to Student assistance Programs in Reach for Everyone. The program is overseen by the Oregon Student Assistance Commission (OSAC).

Students who choose to participate in ASPIRE are matched with a volunteer advisor to guide them through the exploration, application, and financial aid process for post-high school education and training programs.

Schools apply and compete to have the ASPIRE program become a part of their career center. Schools also have the option to apply for a grant to have an AmeriCorps member placed at their site to assist in developing the program.

ASPIRE at Newport High School

Yes! NHS has the ASPIRE Program. We are looking for community members interested in becoming volunteer Advisors.

ASPIRE Advisors have the unique opportunity to directly impact students’ futures, helping students to pursue and realize their dreams.

Advisors volunteer 1-4 hours per week, mentoring 1-10 students in the ASPIRE Center. Advisors are accepted and trained by the Program Coordinator.

To learn more or to receive an application, contact the ASPIRE and Career Counselor Coordinator:

Melinda Dye
Phone: 541-265-9281, ext. 312