Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship (05/31/2017)

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This scholarship is open to students studying behavioral health, counseling, psychology, social work, nursing, and related sciences. The American Additions Centers (AAA) is a resource that help individuals overcome the obstacle of addiction in the hopes of being able to have a healthy long term life. Scholarship awards consist of:

  • 1st place: $5,000
  • 2nd place $2,500
  • 3rd place: $2,500

Requirements:

  • In the form of a first-person essay, answer the question below in no more than 500 words
  • Submit an application here

Eligibility:

  • High School graduates as of Summer 2017
  • Open to full or part-time college undergraduate or graduate students
  • Enrolled or entering an academic program in nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other curriculum that focuses on treating mental health and substance use disorders.

Essay Question:

In your chosen area of Behavioral Science study, what do you see as current challenges for getting individuals into addiction treatment? What are your suggestions for how to fix this problem?

 

Summer Youth Employment Program (3/31/2017)

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The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City residents ages 14-24 with PAID summer employment in July and August for up to six weeks.

Participants are selected by lottery for the program and selected participants are given the opportunity to work in entry-level jobs within the following industries:

  • Arts and Recreation
  • Educational Services
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Real Estate/Property
  • Retail

Program Requirements

  • New York City Residents
  • Ages 14 – 24
  • Completed Required Document Checklist

To learn more about this opportunity or to access the application, click HERE.

 

Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students

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My (Un)Documented Life is a blog whose mission is to post up-to-date information and resources for undocumented immigrants and to provide a sense of community to their diverse group of readers.

My (Un)Documented Life posts scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, ways for navigating the educational systems, information on how to apply for DACA/Advanced Parole, news on DAPA, and much more information.

Opportunities showcased on the blog with upcoming deadlines includes the UCLA Law School Fellows Program, for those who are pursuing top law programs and legal careers, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, for those who will be transferring to 4-year colleges, and the Public Policy and International Affairs Program, for those who are pursuing graduate degrees in public policy and international affairs.

To view other opportunities posted on the My (Un)Documented Life blog click HERE.