Brooklyn Cyclones Scholarship ($500; 8/03)

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The Brooklyn Cyclones, in partnership with the Hispanic Federation, is seeking fierce advocates who embrace the culture, values and beliefs of the Hispanic community. Four (4) scholarships of five hundred dollars ($500.00) each will be awarded. 

Requirements:

  • Students must be enrolled in accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0
  • Must demonstrate leadership, community service, extracurricular activities and the impact the Hispanic Community has had on his/her life.
  • Submit a copy of college transcript, proof of enrollment and two letters of recommendation.
  • Submit complete application form (type answers are preferred).

*Note* There are additional requirements. For more information and application, please click BrooklynCyclonesHispanicFederationScholarshipApplication

Please email all applications and supporting documents to CMoore@brooklyncyclones.com. The last day to submit applications is Friday, August 3rd.

**Winners will be honored on the field at MCU Park on Friday, August 10th**

Poster: Henry Cruz

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CharterUp National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees (7/25/18)

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Apply to the CharterUp National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees! This scholarship awards one student up to $10,000 for one academic year in college. Your journey is like a staircase – applying to this scholarship is your first step! No dream is too big or too small to accomplish.

CharterUP proudly offers the National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees with the goal to give hope to future refugees, immigrants and first-generation U.S. citizens in search of the American Dream.

Requirements:

  • Applicable to first generation U.S. citizens (born outside the U.S.), refugees, or immigrants
  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university
  • Submit a short essay (Writing, Video, or audio) explain how this scholarship would help you achieve your goals
  • Provide name and email of one recommender. (Recommenders will be notified by email through the system and will be asked to submit their recommendations online on or before July 25, 2018)
  • Submit most recent transcript with a GPA of 3.4 or higher.
  • Application must be submitted online through CharterUp website

*Note* There are additional requirements. For more information, please click here: https://www.charterup.com/scholarship

Deadline: July 25th, 2018

Poster: Henry Cruz

WalletHacks $1,000 Financial Freedom Scholarship (08/01/18)

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Being a college student comes with many obstacles such as financial burdens. But what if there is an opportunity to save cost on tuition? Sign up for the Financial Freedom Scholarship! This scholarship is awarded twice a year with a prize of $1,000. Tuition is temporary – make every penny count!

Requirements:

  • Must be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States.
  • Submit application using your college/university email.
  • Submit an essay of at least 1,000 words but no more than 2,000 words, answering the following questions:
  • What does financial freedom mean to you?
  • Why is financial freedom important to you?
  • How will you achieve financial freedom?

(Include your major and anticipated graduation date.)

Important Dates (Fall 2018 Scholarship):

  • Applications are accepted starting March 1st, 2018
  • Deadline is August 1st, 2018, 11:59 PM ET
  • Winner notification: September 1st, 2018

First found on Fastweb:

https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/170733-1-000-financial-freedom-scholarship?mobile=0

To apply: 

Click on the link below and follow the subsequent instructions:

https://wallethacks.com/scholarship/

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

Levin-Goffe Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants (6/18)

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The deadline for the Levin-Goffe Scholarship for LGBTQI Immigrants has been extended! The Levin-Goffe Scholarship was created at the Stonewall Community Foundation to provide financial support for undocumented immigrants pursuing higher education in New York City who also identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex (LGBTQI). The Levin-Goffe Scholarship awards recipients a total of $25,000 for up two years of school.

Eligible applicants are those who:

  • Identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, or intersex
  • Do not hold U.S. citizenship, a green card, or an F-1 visa
  • Have a current, most recent, or cumulative GPA of at least 3.25
  • Are enrolled at an accredited, nonprofit school in New York City
  • Have completed one academic year / are at least a rising sophomore

Applications are being accepted through midnight on Monday, June 18th, 2018.  You may access the application here. In addition to the completed application, students will need to provide two letters of recommendations, and most recent transcript.

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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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.