COLLEGE & CAREER NEWS

The Perry Initiative Outreach Program inspires young women to pursue careers in engineering and medicine.  Apply to participate in the day long program at UCSF on 2/1/14.  Must apply by 1/3/14 @ www.perryinitiative.org

Juniors & Seniors:
Do you want to work as a paid intern at a local nonprofit for 8 weeks?
D you want to attend week long Student Leadership Summit in Washington, DC?
Do you want to develop leadership & career skills?
Do you want to connect with community-minded students from your own community & across the country?
If you answer yes to one of the above questions, apply for the Student Leaders Program sponsored by Bank of America.  Apply by 1/31/14 @ bankofamerica.com/studentleaders

HS students:
Want to learn to Read & Write Abrabic?
Attend a FREE one-day language workshop hosted by Center for Middle Eastern Studies @UC Berkeley.  It’s on Sat. 1/25/14 from 11am to 3pm (lunch included).  For more info. & register: ORIAS.Berkeley.edu

Meritus Scholarship (Deadline: Jan. 21, 2011)

Meritus Scholarship

Deadline: Jan. 21, 2011

To be eligible for a scholarship, your application must reflect that you:

  • Are a Senior attending a San Francisco public high school
  • Have a cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA to maximum 3.7 GPA (unweighted)
  • Can document financial need
  • Plan to attend a four-year accredited college or university beginning in the fall term after graduation
  • Demonstrate academic preparation to attend college through appropriate course work
  • Demonstrate the ability to overcome obstacles to achieve academic and personal goals as captured in a personal essay
  • Demonstrate quality involvement with others via work, school, family or in the community as reflected in letters of recommendation

http://www.meritusfund.org/how_to_apply.html

Gates Millenium Scholarship (Deadliine: January 10, 2011)

Gates Millenium Scholarship

Deadliine: January 10, 2011 (11:59 EST)

Eligibiity:

  • Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American
  • Are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States</span>
  • Have attained a cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or have earned a GED
  • Will enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited college or university in the fall of 2011 as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student (with the exception of students pursuing a high school diploma while concurrently enrolled). First-time college enrollees can also be GED recipients
  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities
  • Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria
  • Have completed and submitted all three required forms: the student’s application (Nominee Personal Information Form), an evaluation of the student’s academic record (Nominator Form) and an evaluation of the student’s community service and leadership activities(Recommender Form) by the deadline
  • Only 1,000 will be selected Nationally, very competitive, but they’ll cover all your college expenses if selected.

Contact: http://www.gmsp.org/

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