Dream Summer 2017 is open to both highly involved social justice leaders and those who wish to begin or strengthen their involvement in social justice. Dream Summer participants are placed in social justice organizations for 10 weeks for additional training. Dream Summer fellows work closely with their host organization to incorporate and strengthen the inclusion of undocumented immigrant issues onto the organization’s social justice work. Dream Summer participants receive a $5,000 fellowship for their participation in the program.
- At least 18 years of age by June 19, 2017.
- An interest and commitment to social justice.
- Full-time availability from Monday, June 19th, to Sunday, August 20, 2017.
- Available to travel on Sunday, June 18 to attend the orientation retreat hosted in Los
Angeles from Monday, June 19, to Friday, June 23, 2017.
- Available to travel on Thursday, August 17 to attend the closing retreat hosted in Los Angeles from Friday, August 18, to Sunday, August 20, 2017.
- Submit online application form by 11:59 PM PST, Friday, March 10, 2017. The notification deadline is rolling: April ~ May 2017.
After completing online application questions, you will be prompted to upload your resume, letter of recommendation and prompt responses. The prompts can be found here.
For updates please check their website: labor.ucla.edu/what-we-do/dream-resource-center
Interested in a career in education? Stop by the education fair at Brooklyn College to learn about employment opportunities at the NYC Department of Education (NYDOE). Meet with recruiters, managers, and principals and discover how to apply for paid teaching fellowships!
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John Jay’s Disaster Relief team is a semester-long opportunity to:
- Develop, plan and institute long term relief
- meet and work with community leaders and,
- gain work and life skills
As part of the opportunity, you will earn a $1,000 stipend! To apply, please email email@example.com or visit Community outreach in L.72NB.
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The Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute at CUNY is proud to offer scholarships of up to $6530 to current and prospective CUNY undergraduate and graduate students. Scholarship winners are selected based on academic achievement, financial need, and commitment to service in the Mexican and/or immigrant community. The fellowship will cover the student’s tuition for the remaining years left until graduation. Students being considered for the fellowship will be required to participate in an interview.
If accepted, students must 0comply with the following conditions may result in the suspension or revocation of scholarship award and future eligibility.
- Undergraduate students are expected to enroll full time (more than 12 credits per term).
- Remain in good standing and maintain a GPA of 3.0.
- Attend a series of professional and leadership workshops.
- Complete a 200-hour internship in an affiliated nonprofit institution.
- Participate in community events throughout the year.
- Host one CUNY BECAS Promotional Workshop
- Write one blog post about CUNY BECAS Experience
- Have graduated or will graduate from high school or have earned or will earn a high school equivalency diploma by the end of the 2017-2018 academic year
- Intend to enroll full time in an associate or baccalaureate program at a CUNY Campus in Fall 2018 AND Spring 2019
- Must demonstrate significant financial need
How to Apply:
- Completed application form
- Upload your most recent transcript (can be an unofficial student copy)
- Upload two essays, 750-word max each
- Upload resume
- Provide one reference for a letter recommendation
- December 6, 2017 – Application Opens
- March 1, 2018, 11:59PM. EST- Application Closes
- Late April – Awardees Notified
- Late May – Award Ceremony, recipients must attend
Have more questions? Visit their website at http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/cuny-mexican-studies-institute/scholarships.php or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Young Latinas Leadership Institute (YLLI) was created to help prepare young Latinas to excel academically and professionally, create positive social change, and meet some of the major challenges occurring in our society. The YLLI provides selected applicants with an annual tuition scholarship award of $1,000 for each undergraduate year.
- Latina student currently enrolled in an accredited 4-year college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, first year student
- U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
- Cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher throughout the 4 year undergraduate program
- Official transcripts submitted 2 times each year (Fall and Spring semester)
- Participate in the annual YLLI Award Ceremony; 2 annual workshops sponsored by 100HW National, INC. and/or 10 hours of service to the organization
What You Will Need to Submit:
- Application Parts I & II, Signed Disclosure Agreement, Submission Checklist
- Current completed FAFSA
- Current resume
- Official high school transcript
- Current official college or university enrollment letter
- 2 letters of recommendation that evaluate demonstrated community service, volunteer and leadership activities
To learn more or to access the application, click HERE.
Deadline: December 11, 2017
The Caucus CUNY Scholars Program is an internship program for students who want to learn about how the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus operates.
Selected students will be will be assigned to the district offices of New York State legislators who are members of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus. They will work on constituent case management, legislative research and assistance, on top other responsibilities. Additionally, students will be enrolled in campus-based seminars with CUNY faculty, in addition to regular meetings with members of the Caucus and their staff.
Selected students will also attend the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Legislative Caucus weekend in Albany, as well as other events sponsored by CUNY and the Caucus.
- Students must be able to intern 10-15 hours per week
- Students must have completed 30 credits
- Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
- All majors may apply
To learn more or to apply, click HERE.
If a career in information security is in your future, apply for this scholarship through the Center for Cyber Safety and Education!
Applicants will be scored based on passion, merit, and financial need. Awards are up to $5,000 per recipient!
Applications open February 1, 2018.
- Pursuing or planning to pursue a degree with focus on cybersecurity or information assurance
- Open to high school seniors & undergraduate students
- Minimum 3.3 GPA
- Unofficial transcript
- 1 letter of recommendation
- Statement of purpose outlining
* For complete descriptions, click HERE
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