HENAAC Scholarship (04/30/17)

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HENAAC’s mission is to keep America technologically strong by promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math careers especially in under-served communities. This scholarship is open to undocumented students. If awarded, scholars will receive a scholarship between $500 to $10,000, listing in the HENAAC STEM Career Conference issue of TECHNiCA Magazine and press release, and transportation support to the HENAAC Conference, where awardees are presented their scholarship. The 2017 HENAAC Conference will he held in Pasadena, CA from October 18 – 22, 2017.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and campus/community activities
  • Applicants must be pursuing a science, technology, engineering or math degree
  • Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicants must be of Hispanic origin and/or must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community
  • Recipients must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program for the preceding fall semester, at an accredited 2-yr or 4-yr college/university in the U.S. or its territories.
  • Application must have applied, enrolled or graduating from a STEM program

Application Requirements:

  • Application, found here
  • A 700-word essay based on a predetermined topic
  • Current resume
  • One peer letter of recommendation from a friend, classmate, lab partner, roommate, teammate, or fellow member of a campus or community organization
  • One faculty letter of recommendation from a faculty, teacher, mentor, advisor, counselor, principal, or dean
  • Official transcript with the seal of your college or high school (Transcripts must be in English)
  • Self-photo (used for publication purposes only)

If there are any questions about the scholarship, you can email Dr. Gary Cruz at scholars@greatmindsinstem.org

 

 

CUNY Tutor Corps in Math and Science (4/16/17)

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CUNY Tutor Corps in Math and Science allow its tutors to provide one-on-one support and small group instruction to middle and high school students in the math and sciences. By supporting the Algebra for All and Computer Science for All initiatives from the Office of the Mayor, CUNY Tutor Corps members will have the opportunity to inspire young people to pursue careers in STEM and gain experience for a potential career in teaching.

Important Points

  • Will be paid $15 dollars an hour
  • Must work 12 hrs a week
  • Acquire a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Completed 12 credits in Math
  • Must have work permit or DACA/Workers Authorization
  • Must be a full-time CUNY student

A complete application includes the following:

  1. A completed online application form
  2. An unofficial transcript from your current CUNY College
  3. One recommendation letter
  4. Response to three short answer questions.

For more information and access to the application which will be live after March 16th, click HERE

 

 

Kairos Learning Community Academic Tutor

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The Kairos Learning Community provides academic help and support for the Sunset Park youth community. They offer one-on-one tutoring, after school homework help, summer academic programs and test prep.

They are currently seeking part-time academic tutors to work with students from Pre-K through High School for the following subjects:

  • Reading
  • Math
  • Spanish
  • Writing
  • Science
  • ESL

Note: All academic tutors must speak Spanish!

Please send your resume via email or drop in to one of their offices.

Address 1: 420 42nd Street, Brooklyn NY 11232.

Phone #1: 347-689-3353

Address 2: 6207 5th Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11220

Phone #2: 347-844-9233

Email: kairoslearningcenter@gmail.com

Click HERE  to view their flyer.

Living Environment and Writing/ELA Tutor

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Masa works with Mexican and Latino immigrant children, youth, and families in the South Bronx to develop strong learners and leaders who fully participate in and contribute to the larger community.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create curriculum, present drafts well in advance to the Youth Program Associate for review, and make revisions as needed
  • Implement lesson plans in a group setting
  • Provide 1-to-1 tutoring to students in the program
  • Provide feedback on student progress and/or concerns to Youth Program Associate on a timely basis

REQUIREMENTS

  • MUST be available on Wednesdays from 4:30-7 PM
  • Experience tutoring in Living Environment and Writing
  • Experience facilitating group discussions
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment; extremely independent and goal-oriented
  • Extremely positive, patient, and understanding; able to build rapport and trust with youth
  • Excellent administrative, time management, and organizational skills; computer-savvy
  • Comfortable with providing tutoring in Math/Algebra a plus

HOURS

Approximately 5.5 hours/week, including Wednesdays from 4:30-7 PM

How to apply:
Send your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this role to jobs@masany.org.

To learn more about this opportunity, 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.