Cultural Vistas Fellowship (11/15/18)

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Do you want to study aboard for the summer and learn about different cultures (i.e. Argentina, Hong Kong, or Germany)? Cultural Vistas is launching their 2019 fellowship that will enrich student’s academic learning through professional internships and immersion experiences, focusing on civic engagement and youth involvement. Culture Vistas is an organization that promotes global understanding and collaboration among individuals and institutions. Their program empowers individuals to promote positive change in themselves, their organizations, and surroundings.

Candidates for the Cultural Vistas Fellowship must meet the following requirements:

  • U.S. citizens enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student at a four-year accredited U.S. college or university
  • Sophomore or junior academic status at the time of application; preferred minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Ages 18-30
  • No formal prior work or study abroad experiences
  • Prior knowledge of language of host country
    • This is applicable in Germany and Argentina only

Strong preference will be given to students historically underrepresented in international exchange. This includes, but is not limited to Pell Grant recipients; veterans; first-generation college students; STEM majors; members of minority communities within the United States; and non-traditional students.

The deadline for this fellowship is on November 15th, so go and apply now!

To find out more about this fellowship and amazing opportunity, go to: https://culturalvistas.org/programs/abroad/cultural-vistas-fellowship/

Posted by: Christian Narvaez

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La Unidad Latina Foundation (LULF) Scholarship (10/15/18)

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Tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. Your goals are more than a dream – it’s a plan! La Unidad Latina Foundation (LULF) is awarding scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 to aspiring students who demonstrate hard work and success in their education. La Unidad Latina Foundation is unequivocally committed to equal opportunity. Therefore, La Unidad Latina Foundation does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of gender, race, national origin, disability, age, color, creed, or sexual orientation. Challenge yourself and apply for this opportunity!

Requirements:

  • Applicant must be enrolled in Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program at an accredited four-year college/university
  • Graduates of 2 year, community college students who are starting at a four-year college no later than January 2019 are also eligible to apply (Must provide acceptance letter)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA above 2.80 out of a 4.0 GPA Scale.
  • Submit letter of recommendation from university administrator/faculty or community leader demonstrating student leadership and commitment to civic service. (200-350 words)
  • Submit an unofficial transcript. (If selected, applicant must submit an official transcript)
  • Complete and submit an online application 

*Please note* There are additional requirements. For more information and application, please visit:

http://www.lulf.org/scholarships.html

Posted by: Henry Cruz

A Discussion with New York City’s Top Latino Leaders in The Legal Profession(10/03/18)

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La Unidad Latina, Law Guild Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, welcomes you to their event panel event: “A Discussion with New York City’s Top Latino Leaders in The Legal Profession.” Panel discussion will include “professional pitfalls,” expanding your network within the legal profession, and so much more! Embrace their knowledge and experience to further your academic journey.

Requirements:

  • Free and applicable to all students
  • Business casual (Highly Recommended)
  • Questions about legal professionals
  • Motivated to explore legal aspects such as bar associations, legal careers, etc
  • Register online to reserve a ticket
  • Arrive before panel discussion begins (6:00pm)

For more information, registration info, and list of panelists, please visit:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-discussion-with-nycs-top-latino-leaders-in-the-legal-profession-tickets-50047994900

Posted by: Henry Cruz

The Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators (AHSIE) Scholarship (11/01/18)

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The Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institution Educators (AHSIE), in partnership with Riverside City College (RCC), is awarding several scholarships up to $1,000 for students to attend the 11th Annual AHSIE conference: “Institutionalizing Inclusive Support Systems for Latinx in Higher Education.” The conference will be held from April 14-17, 2019 on the campus of Riverside City College. Take this opportunity and expand your academic network. Surround yourself with people who strive for their goals and aspire for success!

Requirements:

  • Applicant must a full-time student enrolled in an Associates, Bachelor, or Graduate Program at a Hispanic Serving Institution for the 2018-2019 Academic Year.
  • Candidate must be a first-generation college student
  • Provide a copy of class schedule from Fall 2018 semester and if selected, Spring 2019 class schedule
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Provide a copy resume, letter of recommendation, current unofficial transcripts
  • Undergraduates must submit a copy of Pell award for 2018-2019 academic year
  • Submit a personal essay about background information and answering three questions
  • Must complete an application online

Award Package (if selected):

  • Complimentary conference registration
  • Roundtrip airfare to Riverside, California (via Ontario International Airport)
  • 4 nights lodging at conference hotel (Check in: Saturday, April 13, 2019 – Check out: Wednesday, April 17th)
  • Cash scholarship of $1,000.00

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

https://www.ahsie.org/scholarship/

For any questions or concerns, please email David Trujillo at dtrujillo@ahsie.org.

Application deadline: Thursday, November 1, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. PST.

Posted by: Henry Cruz

1,000 Dreams Scholarship ($1,000; 11/01/18)

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Make your dreams into reality! The 1000 Dreams Scholarship is seeking to award a female student, either in high school or college, up to $1000. The student must demonstrate excellent academic standings and the perseverance to overcome any obstacle. No dream is too big or too small to accomplish! On your mark…get set…dream!

The 1000 Dreams Scholarship provides one-time educational assistance for currently enrolled high school or college-aged women. This scholarship is not to fund tuition. The intention is to provide access to educational opportunities beyond tuition.

Requirements

  1. Applicable only to female students attending high school or a two-year or four-year college/university
  2. Provide two letters of recommendation
  3. Submit an essay explaining how the scholarship will be utilize
  4. Must show financial need
  5. Two letters of recommendation
  6. Personal statement

*Note* There are additional requirements. For more information and application, please click: https://www.growyourgiving.org/scholarships/1000-dreams-scholarship-fund

For any questions or concerns, please email scholarships@growyourgiving.org

Deadline: Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Posted by: Henry Cruz

Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship (10/01/18)

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Imagine traveling to other parts of the world. Where would you go? Brazil? South Africa? England? Well, you can choose through the Frederick Douglas Fellowship! The Frederick Douglass Fellowship in partner with The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education’s Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSIs) pledges to fund 10 students in a summer study abroad program who demonstrate leadership skills while embracing multicultural values. This is your chance to explore a new opportunity. Get out there – the world is waiting!

Requirements:

  • Must be an undergraduate college student and identify as rising Sophomore or Junior at the time of participation (Summer 2019)
  • Applicant must be from accredited Minority Serving Institution
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need and academic achievement(s)
  • Copy of Transcript, Personal Video and Personal Essay
  • Nomination letter from university/college president
  • Proof of Pell Grant Eligibility

*Note* There are additional requirements. For more information, please click:

https://cmsi.gse.upenn.edu/sites/default/files/FDGF%202018%20Application.pdf

For application, please click:

https://upenn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aWulXpYGxB7Jjff

For any questions or concerns, please contact Paola “Lola” Esmieu at pesmieu@upenn.edu

Deadline: October 1st, 2018

Award Announcement: November 2018

Posted by: Henry Cruz

Diversifying Psychology Weekend at Syracuse University! (9/17/18)

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Are you interested in pursuing a doctoral program in psychology? Which field? Clinical, cognitive, brain and behavior or social psychology? Why not become familiar with them all! Syracuse University is hosting the “Diversifying Psychology Weekend” event October 26 – 27, 2018.

Requirements:

  • Students must be enrolled at a college/university as a junior or senior; OR have graduated with an undergraduate degree within the past 3 years.
  • Identify as an ethnic/racial minority traditionally underrepresented in psychology.
  • Blacks or African Americans
  • Hispanics or Latino/a
  • American Indians
  • Alaska Native
  • Native Hawaiians
  • Demonstrate interest in pursuing a doctoral degree in psychology
  • Submit Resume/CV and statement of purpose
  • Identify 3 faculty members within Syracuse Psychology department whose research interest correlates with your own. (You can review faculty profiles here: http://psychology.syr.edu/people/faculty.html)

Benefits:

  • Prepare for Graduate Programs
  • Experience panel discussions and research presentations
  • Meet, greet, and network with faculty and graduate students
  • Explore and take a tour on Syracuse University campus
  • Travel, housing and meals (provided by the Department of Psychology and Graduate School)

Application:

https://syracuseuniversity.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0J4gJRFojDtRQMZ

For more information, please click here:

http://psychology.syr.edu/graduate/diversifying-psychology-weekend.html

For any questions or concerns, please email Dr. Kevin Antshel, Professor and Director of Clinical Training at kmantshe@syr.edu or Danielle Garzone, Graduate Coordinator at dngarzon@syr.edu. 

Deadline: Applications are due Monday, September 17th, 2018.

Posted by: Henry Cruz