$1,000 DISH Promotions Scholarship (5/31/2017)

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Dish Promotions is having a writing contest and the winner will be awarded with a $1,000 scholarship.

Applicants must answer in 600 to 1000 words, the following:

Explain what makes watching a sporting event live more valuable than watching it pre-recorded, and why this is different from most other programming.

Additionally, two professional sources are required (Wikipedia does not count as a professional source). Also, all applicants must use perma.cc if they choose to use online sources and use MLA citation style for their work. *Citations will not be included in the word count limit.*

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

 

 

Shout It Out Scholarship (09/30/17)

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Do you have something to say to the world? Unigo is offering a $1,500 scholarship for students to express their opinion in a short essay. The Shout It Out committee is looking for people who have something to say to the world. It can be as simple as “hi mom” or “college is a struggle.”

Requirements:

  • Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
  • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
  • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

Essay Prompt:

“If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?” (250 words or less)

The application can be found here

THE SLEEKLENS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (03/30/17)

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Sleeklens is a group of photographers and designers who work with Adobe Lightroom and Photography. They believe that individual effort and brilliance should be rewarded and wants to give back to community through this $2000 scholarship for 3 students. The scholarship is for the 2017-2018 academic school year.

Eligibility:

  1. Enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited University or College
  2. High school school students can apply but must show proof of legitimate college acceptance via letter
  3. Each student can only apply once per year. Previous winners should not apply as their applications will be disqualified immediately

Requirements:

  1. Submit an essay between 2000 and 2600 words to scholarship@Sleeklens.com
  2. Submit an application, which can be found here

Essay topic:

Students use social media and the internet in all kinds of ways, from keeping in touch with their friends to researching for and submitting assignments. One of the least thought about uses of social media is leveraging it to get a job after college. Discuss some of the ways that you could use social media to get a job after college. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using social media to get a job after college?

Art and Justice Fellowship (4/28/17)

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The Art and Justice Fellowship allows John Jay students to study and practice “visual arts as a vehicle for promoting justice and human rights.” Through internships at various sites including but not limited to: the MoMA, the MET, the Bronx Museum, interns will promote social justice and change through the visual arts.

Interns will also have the opportunity to take two academic course over the course of one year. For their commitment to the program, interns will receive a $2,000 stipend 

Eligibility Requirements 

  • Strong interest in the visual arts
  • Completed at least one 100 level art course at John Jay
  • Cover letter explaining the applicant’s interest in the program
  • One reference letter
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Resume

For more information on the fellowship and details on an upcoming info session, see the attached flyer HERE

NYC Men Teach (02/17/2017)

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NYC Men Teach aims to improve the diversity of the NYC teaching workforce by adding 1,000 male teachers of color into the teacher pipeline by 2018. NYC Men Teach have a commitment to educating and supporting students in urban schools, and they work to highlight the importance of deep clinical, culturally-relevant and restorative practice.

Stop by at their upcoming info session (2/16; L.74.02) to learn more about this unique program. At the info session you will, learn more about the eligibility requirements, benefits, and to access the information session date. click here for the flyer!

Eligibility Requirements 

  • An interest in becoming a NYS Certified teacher
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Experience/Work in urban communities 
  • Committed to working/teaching in NYC public schools

Benefits include: 

  • Dedicated advisement and academic support
  • Monthly Metrocards 
  • Free Certification Exam Practice Tests 

To access the application, click HERE.

Dominicanos USA Internships (02/28/17)

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Looking for a part-time internship this spring? Apply to Dominicanos USA, a non- profit organization that empowers Dominican‐Americans and other underrepresented populations through civic, social, and economic engagement. They are looking for interns who are highly motivated to fill an array of positions including:

  • Digital Media Intern
  • Civic Engagement Intern
  • Administrative Intern
  • Data Entry Intern

Their goal is to help integrate Dominicans socially, economically and civilly into America while staying connecting with the people back in the Dominican Republic.

Requirements:

• Preferably able to communicate in both English and Spanish
• Punctual
• Passion for helping their community
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office, google docs, Photoshop, and other computer programs is a plus
• Effective written and verbal communication skills a must
• A student in good academic standing
Applications to Positions:
  • Digital Media Intern: HERE
  • Civic Engagement Intern: HERE
  • Administrative Intern: HERE
  • Data Entry Intern: HERE

*All positions are unpaid

 

. Resumes and cover letters can also be sent to Araceli Gomez agomez@dominicanosusa.org

100 Women’s Coalition Role Model Program JOHN JAY STUDENTS ONLY (03/06/17)

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Spend your Spring break with The New York Coalition of 100 Black Women by joining their Role Model Program! Selected students participate in an intensive series of workshops by linking students with professionals in their chosen field. Students will:

  • observe the practical side of business,
  • examine and implement theories learned in class,
  • develop social and professional etiquette, and
  • learn to embrace the gift of opportunity and friendships that are needed to effectively compete in today’s workforce.

Requirements:

  • A completed application form found here
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Essay that responds to question prompt found on application

Deadline: March 6th, 2017

All inquiries and completed applications should be sent to the Center for Post-Graduate Opportunities by emailing Elizabeth Broccoli at ebroccoli@jjay.cuny.edu