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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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.

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

Dream Summer 2018 Fellowship Application (03/10/2018)

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.

Admission Requirements

  •  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 resumeletter 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

Education Fair @ Brooklyn College (3/27/18)

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!

See the flyer below:

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John Jay’s Disaster Relief Team $1,000 (2/16/18)

John Jay’s Disaster Relief team is a semester-long opportunity to:

  1. Develop, plan and institute long term relief
  2. meet and work with community leaders and,
  3. gain work and life skills

As part of the opportunity, you will earn a $1,000 stipend! To apply, please email communityoutreach@jjay.cuny.edu or visit Community outreach in L.72NB.

See the flyer below!

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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