Supporting STEM Scholarship Criteria, Guidelines and Information (For Current and Rising 12th grade students)
The Hasbro Community Action Hero Award recognizes outstanding young volunteers whose service achievements have demonstrated the qualities of a hero - kindness, courage and leadership. Young people can be nominated by an adult or apply themselves by going to www.generationon.org/HCAH. Nominations and applications are being accepted through Monday, June 13, 2016 at 5 p.m. EST
This is an incredible opportunity for Hispanic students wanting to pursue their undergraduate degree.
Each student can receive a $2,500 towards their college education.
Please visit the link below for more details.
Talent Hunt Extravaganza-Cash Scholarship Awarded (Sponsored by the Theta Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.)
Talent Hunt Extravaganza 2016 will be held on Saturday June 4th, 2016th at The Leadership Academies Eugene J. Butler Middle School, 900 Acorn Street 32209. The Doors open at 1:30, The Program will start at 2:00pm.
Click here for more information and application (cash scholarship awarded)
Please see the flyer above regarding the first annual Pharmacy 101 Event on Thursday, August 18 on the Mayo Clinic Campus in Kinne Auditorium.
It’s free and open to the public, but RSVP is required for all attendees through Eventbrite (http://bit.ly/1TfRj34).
The target audience includes the following: high school juniors and seniors, undergraduate college students, and pre-pharmacy students.
Please let me know if you have any questions!
Department of Pharmacy
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL 32224
SSF provides rent-free scholarship housing to students attending FSU, FAMU, TCC, UF, FGCU, & SFC. In order to be eligible for our scholarship, students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, financial need, and good character.
Our application is online and can be found at www.southernscholarship.org. On average, our residents save $12,000 per year. We would love it if you shared this information with your students!
We have 3 scholarship houses on FAMU’s campus and are looking to extend our recruitment efforts. For Fall 2016, we anticipate to award roughly 30 scholarships (worth an average of $360,000) for the FAMU scholarship houses.
We accept applications year-round… The sooner they submit a completed application, the better! Please spread the word to students, department chairs, co-workers, etc.!
Our website is also a great source for information: www.southernscholarship.org . Should you have any questions or concerns, please, feel free to contact me.
Emily Lee | Student Affairs Coordinator |
p: 850.222.3833 f. 850.222.6750
Jacksonville's Speak to Lead Gavel Club-Looking for a Paxon representative in the Gavel Club 2016-17 officer team
Jacksonville's Speak to Lead Gavel Club, the very first gavel club opened in Jacksonville, helps high school students in Jacksonville develop their communication and leadership skills. Chartered and recognized by the Toastmasters International Organization and sponsored by the Florida Blue Toastmasters Club, it brings the power of Toastmasters activities to these students combined with strong leadership opportunity. The gavel club is the perfect platform for you to experience an environment that helps you build confidence in front of audiences, develop into a powerful speaker, and take the first steps to being a strong leader.
At any given time, the Gavel Club either runs normal club meetings or its special Youth Leadership Program for its members. Learn more about the club meetings and the Youth Leadership Program.
Applications for 2016-17 membership are now open.
Important: Applications for the Fall 2016 Diversity Preview Program are due by September 12.
The Grinnell Diversity Preview Program offers you the chance to apply for a FREE trip to campus so you can discover your place at one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. The 2016 Diversity Preview Program will be held from October 2-3, 2016.
Program participants will:
For more information, please visit:
Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott are hosting the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration and have invited all Florida students to participate in the art and essay contests. Students in grades K-3 have a chance to win a cash prize by submitting artwork, and students in grades 4-12 can earn a 4-Year Florida College Prepaid scholarship through the essay contest. This year’s theme, “Honoring Hispanic American Heroes: Veterans, Military, Law Enforcement and First Responders,” focuses on the brave men and women who have and continue to protect our state and country. This is not only a great chance to broaden our students’ understanding of Florida’s vast history, these prizes could transform the lives of three students and their families by ensuring their in-state college tuition will be fully funded. Attached are the: • Art Contest rules and guidelines • Essay Contest rules and guidelines • Excellence in Education Award guidelines and nomination form • Printable flyer • Web banner and graphic to promote the contests on social media The deadline for all submissions is September 9, 2016, and more information is posted online at www.FloridaHispanicHeritage.com. If you have any questions, please contact Volunteer Florida at 850-414-7400.
The Ron Brown Scholar Program’s new high school initiative--Guided Pathway Support (GPS) Program is a free program designed to help highly motivated college-bound African American high school students navigate the college admissions process by directing them to the most comprehensive and reliable resources available. These resources include:
-Advice and counsel related to college selection
-Existing prep programs
-General guidance and financial aid.
Selected participants will benefit from invaluable peer-to-peer advising and on-line mentorship from Ron Brown Scholars and Captains, who are eager to share their first-hand college admissions and undergraduate experiences. The Ron Brown Scholar Program has a 19-year history of providing navigational resources to African American students. The GPS Program is available to rising high school juniors and seniors. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2016.
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The Florida Financial Aid Application (FFAA), for students seeking funding for the 2017-18 year, will be available starting October 1, 2016. This is the application that needs to be completed in order for students to qualify for Bright Futures.
As you may be aware, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available this year beginning in October rather than the usual January. In order to limit confusion and hopefully increase the chances that Florida students will complete both applications, our FFAA will be available October 1 as well, instead of December 1 as in previous years. The FFAA for 2017-18 funding will close August 31, 2017.
JWJ needs help tomorrow night (May 13th) for the dance students' annual performance at Jacksonville University.
Please email PTA President Priscilla Maass at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details if you're interested in getting volunteer hours for this.
If you are in need of community service hours, Sheffield Elementary needs your help. On Friday, May 20th from 9 am – 2 pm, volunteers are needed for their school-wide Reading Celebration. Please contact Mrs. Reed at 568-0510, if you should need further information.
To enter students should visit HappinessExplained.org/Prize and fill in the simple form by 23.59 GMT 31 September 2016.
Course selections for the 2016 – 2017 school year will be made this week immediately after students complete their AP exams. (Wednesday/Juniors; Thursday/Sophomores; Friday/Freshmen) We will meet in the auditorium to take care of this task and ask that you take a look at the course catalog, located on the school’s website, to familiarize yourself with course descriptions.
Summer Employment Opportunity!!
Technology Services will be hiring 50 Student Program Aides for the Summer. Students will work 24 hours per week: 3 days per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), 8 hours per day at $10.00 per hour. Planned start date: June 14th. Planned end date: August 5th. Students will be working with DCPS technicians in the field supporting summer projects including Windows 10 and Office 2016 upgrades.
In order to apply, students must be:
• At least 18 years old
• A current DCPS Student or 2016 Graduate
• Recommended by a Principal
The attached form
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This program was extremely beneficial to everyone involved last summer and we look forward to another positive experience this year!!
The applications for the Achieving the Dream Scholarships for Hispanic students pursuing their undergraduate degrees is open now. The deadline to apply is June 3. Each student will receive a $2500 scholarship.
Please join the School Counseling Department tomorrow, Thursday, May 5th at 6 pm in the Media Center, for the last parent night of the year. Mr. McCoy with The Center 1 Foundation will present making an informed decision regarding your college selection as well as obtaining information for an upcoming summer college tour. Bring your questions and concerns and we look forward to seeing you there!
Join us for the 2016 LIU Summer Honors Institute!
As a reminder, we are now accepting applications for the Summer Honors Institute @ LIU. This exclusive, free, and proactive institute engages talented rising high school seniors and enables them to join their highly motivated peers from around the country in a week-long program of their choice.
Please encourage your students to apply for these one-of-a-kind experiences.
Programs are being offered at two remarkable education destinations—one in the most exciting city in the world, NYC; the other set on Long Island’s beautiful North Shore, on a sprawling 307-acre campus.
@ LIU Post
@ LIU Brooklyn
Programs are offered on a full-scholarship basis—the only costs to students are for meals and transportation.
Visit liu.edu/honors to learn more about the Summer Honors Institute @ LIU. Questions about LIU Post’s institutes can be directed to the Admissions Office at 516-299-2900, and questions about LIU Brooklyn’s institutes can be directed to the Admissions Office at 718-488-1011. All emails can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
*There is a $250 fee for Horse Sense.
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