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.

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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

John Jay College eTern (4/11/18)

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Are you interested in an on-campus job? The ePortfolio program is looking for prospective eTerns for the upcoming Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. Enhance your leadership capabilities, technological skills, and oral and written presentation skills while earning $13.50/hour on campus!

Requirements:

  • Being a full-time John Jay student.
  • Familiarity with ePortfolio and related software applications.
  • Create and maintain a professional ePortfolio to showcase achievements and promote ePortfolio program.

Click here to apply!

Click here for the flyer!

Applications are due: April 11, 2018

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

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.