Brooklyn Cyclones Scholarship ($500; 8/03)

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The Brooklyn Cyclones, in partnership with the Hispanic Federation, is seeking fierce advocates who embrace the culture, values and beliefs of the Hispanic community. Four (4) scholarships of five hundred dollars ($500.00) each will be awarded. 

Requirements:

  • Students must be enrolled in accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
  • Must demonstrate leadership, community service, extracurricular activities and the impact the Hispanic Community has had on his/her life.
  • Submit a copy of college transcript, proof of enrollment and two letters of recommendation.
  • Submit complete application form (type answers are preferred).

*Note* There are additional requirements. For more information and application, please click BrooklynCyclonesHispanicFederationScholarshipApplication

Please email all applications and supporting documents to CMoore@brooklyncyclones.com. The last day to submit applications is Friday, August 3rd.

**Winners will be honored on the field at MCU Park on Friday, August 10th**

Poster: Henry Cruz

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CharterUp National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees (7/25/18)

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Apply to the CharterUp National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees! This scholarship awards one student up to $10,000 for one academic year in college. Your journey is like a staircase – applying to this scholarship is your first step! No dream is too big or too small to accomplish.

CharterUP proudly offers the National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees with the goal to give hope to future refugees, immigrants and first-generation U.S. citizens in search of the American Dream.

Requirements:

  • Applicable to first generation U.S. citizens (born outside the U.S.), refugees, or immigrants
  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university
  • Submit a short essay (Writing, Video, or audio) explain how this scholarship would help you achieve your goals
  • Provide name and email of one recommender. (Recommenders will be notified by email through the system and will be asked to submit their recommendations online on or before July 25, 2018)
  • Submit most recent transcript with a GPA of 3.4 or higher.
  • Application must be submitted online through CharterUp website

*Note* There are additional requirements. For more information, please click here: https://www.charterup.com/scholarship

Deadline: July 25th, 2018

Poster: Henry Cruz

New York State Youth Leadership Council Scholarship $500-$1000 (7/18/18)

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The New York State Youth Leadership Council (NYSYLC) awards students $500-$1000 who aspire to further their education, express interest in social justice, and continue to support immigrant rights movement. Success comes from all parts of the world. Represent where you come from proudly!

2018 marks the 9th year the NYSYLC Scholarship Awards Program will provide monetary support to youth, regardless of their immigration status.

Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of NYC and attend school in New York
  • Must be a graduating high school senior, have a High School or GED/HSE/TASC™ diploma and planning to attend college in the Spring; OR current undergraduate student
  • Volunteer 10 hours with the NYSYLC
  • Attend the awards ceremony in NYC (details TBD).
  • Submit resume, personal statement, statement of financial need, and letter of recommendation
  • Awardees will be selected based on community involvement, financial need and commitment to the immigrant rights movement.

*Note* There are additional requirements. For more information, please click here: https://www.nysylc.org/scholarship

Student Online Application:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdtHCT486cdgNjWBFPS4uhhicA_To_jCOfnYIY8-Kycuapx7w/viewform

NYSYLC Form/Checklist:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZeqGS_dPOwucAvDnqS3GN9v3wybG5VeZwDnrrv3Fj90/edit

Deadline: All applications MUST be submitted by July 18th, 2017.

Harvard Law School (HLS) is coming to New York City this summer! (7/23 & 8/1)

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Calling all fierce advocates of justice! ! Do you aspire to be Olivia Pope? A gladiator proudly wearing the white hat? Harvard Law school invites YOU to their Law Admissions Workshop Series. Learn the in-and-outs of the law school application process and get all your burning questions answered by the direct source, HLS representatives. We’re not waiting for the world to change, John Mayer, it starts with you, it starts with me, it starts with us!

Join us! The grass is greener on this side:

Law Admissions Workshop Series (L.A.W.S.)

Date: Monday, July 23, 2018

Time: 5:45 PM – 8:15 PM

Registration: Available here

Details: The L.A.W.S. workshop allows prospective students to engage with Admissions Deans from leading American law schools and learn about the application process, career opportunities available to graduates of these law schools, and the importance of a legal education. Sessions feature a panel discussion and meet-and-greet Q&A session with Admission Deans and senior admissions officers.

Harvard Graduate Information Session

Date: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Registration: Available here

Details: This event is designed for prospective applicants to learn more about Harvard Law School, Harvard Business School, Harvard Kennedy School, and the HBX CORe online program. Candidates with an interest in pursuing a joint degree between these schools are particularly encouraged to attend. The event will include an admissions panel followed by a fair to learn more about each graduate program and to meet local alumni and students.

WalletHacks $1,000 Financial Freedom Scholarship (08/01/18)

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Being a college student comes with many obstacles such as financial burdens. But what if there is an opportunity to save cost on tuition? Sign up for the Financial Freedom Scholarship! This scholarship is awarded twice a year with a prize of $1,000. Tuition is temporary – make every penny count!

Requirements:

  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.
  • Submit application using your college/university email.
  • Submit an essay of at least 1,000 words but no more than 2,000 words, answering the following questions:
  • What does financial freedom mean to you?
  • Why is financial freedom important to you?
  • How will you achieve financial freedom?

(Include your major and anticipated graduation date.)

Important Dates (Fall 2018 Scholarship):

  • Applications are accepted starting March 1st, 2018
  • Deadline is August 1st, 2018, 11:59 PM ET
  • Winner notification: September 1st, 2018

First found on Fastweb:

https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/170733-1-000-financial-freedom-scholarship?mobile=0

To apply: 

Click on the link below and follow the subsequent instructions:

https://wallethacks.com/scholarship/

Latinas On The Verge Of Excellence (L.O.V.E) Mentoring program

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The L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program is seeking volunteer female university students to support and guide young Latinas during their high school years in Hispanic communities throughout New York. The L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program mission is to contribute personal and academic growth among young Latinas and prove the vital resources that ensures their success.

“Mentors also help raise levels of self-esteem, self-efficacy, and self-confidence, thereby raising academic achievements and quality of life.”

This an excellent opportunity for candidates to develop and strengthen their leadership abilities

Requirements:

  • Be interested in working with young people
  • Be willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures
  • Be dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments
  • Attend mentor training sessions as prescribed
  • Be willing to communicate regularly with program staff, submit activity information, and take constructive feedback regarding mentoring activities
  • Commitment of 6 hours per month

L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program Website click here

L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program Application click here

Levin-Goffe Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants (6/18)

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The deadline for the Levin-Goffe Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants has been extended! The Levin-Goffe Scholarship was created at the Stonewall Community Foundation to provide financial support for undocumented immigrants pursuing higher education in New York City who also identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex (LGBTQI). The Levin-Goffe Scholarship awards recipients a total of $25,000 for up two years of school.

Eligible applicants are those who:

  • Identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, or intersex
  • Do not hold U.S. citizenship, a green card, or an F-1 visa
  • Have a current, most recent, or cumulative GPA of at least 3.25
  • Are enrolled at an accredited, nonprofit school in New York City
  • Have completed one academic year / are at least a rising sophomore

Applications are being accepted through midnight on Monday, June 18th, 2018.  You may access the application here. In addition to the completed application, students will need to provide two letters of recommendations, and most recent transcript.