2017 Young Latinas Leadership Institute (YLLI) Scholarship Program (12/11/17)

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 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. 

Eligibility: 

  • 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

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The Caucus CUNY Scholars Program

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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.

Eligibility:

  • 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.

(ISC)2 Foundation Undergraduate Cybersecurity Scholarship (3/15/18)

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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.

Eligibility*

  • 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

Application*

  • Unofficial transcript
  • 1 letter of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of purpose outlining

* For complete descriptions, click HERE

Email scholarships@isc2.org or call 1-727-493-3587 with any questions.

The Coro Fellowship New York (1/17/2018)

Coro New York Leadership Center

The Coro Fellows Program in New York has four major components: field placements, seminars, leadership breakfasts, and focus weeks.

Placements allow Coro Fellows to gain exposure to varied sectors and institutions in New York City and offer participants the opportunity to build professional networks.

Weekly Seminars introduce Coro Fellows to tools and frameworks that increase their ability to contribute to an effective and collaborative group and lead change. Additionally, Coro Fellows explore New York City through experiential activities that help them better understand New York neighborhoods, organizations and key policy issues facing the city.

Leadership Interviews offer Coro Fellows access to an influential cross-section of city leaders, helping them gain insight and diverse perspectives on the challenges of leadership.

Focus Weeks immerse Coro Fellows in the exploration of a single topic for a full week. Topics include New York state government, media, public finance and communications.

 

What You Will Need to Submit:

  • Resume
  • Official or unofficial transcript
  • 4 personal essays
  • 2 letters of recommendation

 

To learn more or to apply, click HERE.

Deadline: 1/17/2018

Center for Court Innovation Intern (10/31/2017)

Center for Court Innovation

The Center for Court Innovation is a non-profit organization that works to reduce crime and incarceration while strengthening public trust in justice. The Center also conducts original research on topics of justice reform and provides consulting services to criminal justice innovators.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing administrative assistance to the Strategic Partnerships Specialist  (Assisting with scheduling meetings with elected officials and other stakeholders, making phone calls, copying and preparing materials for meetings and maintaining contact databases, etc.)
  • Assisting the Strategic Partnerships Specialist with special projects and research
  • Monitoring and tracking city and state legislation trends related to the Center’s work
  • Assistance in the creation of policy profiles for city and state elected officials
  • Assistance in planning and coordination of advocacy activities that promote Center programming to further our work
  • Participating in team check-ins, off-site project visits and attending  public hearings as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Current undergraduate student
  • Demonstrates interest in public policy, government, criminal and social justice
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, presentation and writing skills
  • Experience with event planning and/or customer service experience a plus
  • Open to learning, team oriented, and able/willing to speak in front of groups
  • Availability to work evenings and weekend as needed

Position Type:  Part-time (20 hrs/wk), Temporary (October through June)

Salary: $11/hour

How to Apply:

Send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample (2 pages maximum) to:

Subject line: Strategic Partnerships Intern

Attn.:  Sharese Crouther

Center for Court Innovation

520 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10018

Fax (212) 397-0985

E-mail: crouthers@courtinnovation.org

Deadline: October 31, 2017

To learn more or to apply, click HERE.

New York Times Third Annual Student Review Contest (11/17/2017)

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If you have strong opinions, this is the opportunity for you!

You can write about anything that fits into a category of creative expression that The New York Times covers — from architecture to video games.

Requirements: 

  • You must be between 13-19 years old.
  • The review must be 450 words or less [not including the title].
  • Your review must be original.

Deadline: November 14, 2017 at 11:59PM.

For more information or to complete your submission form, click HERE. 

 

$1,000 AJ Madison Scholarship (12/1/17)

scholarship-1Showcase your leadership by applying to the AJ Madison Scholarship! One winner will receive $1,000 for tuition!

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be a legal resident of U.S. or hold valid student visa
  • Must be currently enrolled/accepted to a full-time undergrad/graduate program in any U.S. college

Application

  • Answer the following questions in 300 words or less:
    • “How have you demonstrated leadership both in and out of school? How has this helped better your school or community?”

See detailed instructions HERE

For more information, contact Scholarships@ajmadison.com