Buenas Opiniones’ Scholarship for Latino Students (08/31/17)

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The Buenas Opiniones’ Scholarship for Latino Students is for graduating Latino high school seniors or those who are currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students. Recipients are awarded $2,500 per year for up to four years. 

Requirements

Submit a 500 – 1,000 word essay on your struggles as a Latino student via a PDF (.pdf) file to scholarships@buenasopiniones.com with your full name, email address, Hispanic country or origin, school name, and area of study. 

Eligibility

  • You must be of Hispanic Heritage
  • You must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • You must plan to enroll in a technical, undergraduate or graduate school during SPRING or FALL of scholarship cycle year
  • Merit-based scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students
  • All majors and graduate fields accepted
  • Scholarship awards are $2,500 per application period

If you have questions, send an email to scholarships@buenasopiniones.com.

For more information, visit: https://buenasopiniones.com/scholarship/

The Roger H. Davis Memorial Scholarship (6/5/17)

The Roger H. Davis Memorial Scholarship

The Roger H. Davis Memorial Scholarship is named after Roger H. David, an activist for LGBT rights who participated in the Stonewall Uprising. To honor his generous spirit, this scholarship aims to recognize fierce advocates for LGBT justice. One selected student will be given a minimum award of $500. 

To be eligible, you must:

  • Have completed at least 12 credits at John Jay College
  • Be Enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program 
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student
  • Have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative grade point average

To apply, you must go to https://jjay-scholarships.fluidreview.com/awds/ and complete:

  • the John Jay College General Scholarship Application,
  • write a 500 word essay describing your role as a fierce advocate for LGBT justice, and;
  • submit two letters of recommendation. 

 

SASP Peer Success Coach Program [John Jay Students ONLY] (3/13/2017)

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SASP Peers Success Coaches are dedicated to supporting students in SASP Programs (e.g., Adelante, Early Start, Freshmen, and Transfer Seminars). By working closely with faculty and staff, they aim to ensure that students have a successful and fun Academic Journey at John Jay!

Minimum qualifications and requirements:

  • Be a full-time John Jay student
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Earned between 15 and 90 credits
  • Work at least 10 hours per week between 8:00am-5:30pm during the semester
  • Attend all trainings and staff meetings
  • Enroll in the Peer Success Coach Training Courses: CSL 210 (FA17) and CSL 211 (SP18)
  • Genuine desire to help students
  • Enthusiasm for promoting events and representing John Jay
  • Familiarity with John Jay services and resources
  • Desire to work with and contribute to the success of a large team

To learn more or to access the application, CLICK HERE.  

If you have any questions, please contact the Associate Director for Student Success Initiatives, Nancy Yang at nyang@jjay.cuny.edu.

Invensis Young Thinker Scholarship Essay Award (11/30/16)

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Through the Young Thinker Scholarship, Invensis hopes to “encourage young thinkers to continue on the path of success and earn recognition that would enable them to get a foothold in the industry of their choice.”

To win the scholarship, students must submit an essay on the topic, “How Robotic Process Automation is shaping the future of Business Process Outsourcing?” The student who submits the winning essay will be giving $500, and the essay will be showcased on the Invensis website, blog, and other social media.

Eligibility:

  • The ‘Invensis Young Thinker Scholarship Essay Award’ is open to all undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in universities in USA, UK and Australia.
  • Applicants must be within the age group of 18-26 years.
  • Citizenship of the country is not mandatory.
  • Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA score of 3.0.

More information on the program, requirements, and where to submit the essay can be found HERE.

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) Program (10/7/2016)

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The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program helps undergraduate students to pursue STEM careers by participating as interns in one of 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities where they perform research, under a faculty mentor.

Internship appointments are 10 weeks long for the Summer Term (May through August) or 16 weeks long for the Fall (August through December) and Spring (January through May) Terms. Note: Not all DOE laboratories/facilities offer internships during the Fall and Spring Terms.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must have an undergraduate cumulative minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all completed courses as a matriculating student.
  • Must be 18 years or older at the time the internship begins.
  • Must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien at the time of applying.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Alien.
  • Applicants are limited to participation in the SULI program to no more than two internships.
  • Applicants can apply to the SULI program a maximum of three times.

Deadline: Friday, October 7, 2016 at 5:00PM ET

For more information, instructions on how to apply and the complete list of responsibilities, please click on the respective hyperlinks.

 

Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program (Rolling deadline)

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The McNair program at John Jay College, is looking for scholars who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree. The McNair program’s goal is to increase the amount of underrepresented students in graduate programs, with the ultimate goal of pursuing a PhD, through the use of creating and completing an original research project. Perks include:

  • Information about gradate school and admission requirements
  • Yearly stipend of $2,000
  • FREE GRE prep
  • Countless networking opportunities
  • Opportunities to travel out of state
  • A Faculty mentor in your discipline

Eligibility Requirements 

  • Genuine interest in pursuing a doctoral degree;
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency;
  • 3.0 or better grade point average;
  • Upper Sophomore or Junior rank (i.e., 60-75 credits completed);
  • Low-income background, first generation college student and/or a member of a group under represented in graduate education (especially African American, Hispanic, Native American and Pacific Islander).

Having a graduate degree creates more opportunities for career options along with an increased salary.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. That is, the McNair program will continue to admit scholars until all of their slots are filled. A compete application includes the application itself, two letters of recommendation and an unofficial transcript.

If you are interested, please visit the official page of the McNair program at John Jay which includes more information and the application itself, by clicking here

 

Become a SASP Peer Success Coach! (3/11/16)

Messages Image(1262383484)WHO ARE THE SASP PEER SUCCESS COACHES?

SASP Peer Success Coaches are successful John Jay students who provide guidance and support to freshmen, sophomores, and transfer students in SASP programs (e.g., Adelante, Early Start, Transfer Seminars). They work closely with faculty and staff to ensure that students have a meaningful, successful, and fun Academic Journey!

WHY SHOULD I BECOME A SASP PEER SUCCESS COACH?

  • Help students succeed at John Jay
  • Develop and improve professional skills
  • Join a high-achieving and supportive team of colleagues
  • Gain access to networking opportunities and recommendation letters
  • Receive priority registration
  • Earn academic credit
  • Earn money while working on campus–$11/hour

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?

  • Full-time John Jay student
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Available to work at least 10 hours per week between 8am–5:30pm during the semester
  • Available to complete the Peer Success Coach Training Courses: CSL 210 and CSL 211
  • Ability to attend all trainings and staff meetings

TO FIND OUT MORE

Contact the Associate Director for Student Success Initiatives, Nancy Yang, at nyang@jjay.cuny.edu.