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Listen to Industry Professionals at Free Online Creative Career Fair

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Every year, Inner-City Arts brings together an amazing group of creatives to share their experience and advice through a series of panels. This year, they will hold their Creative Career Fair online on October 24, 2020, from 10 am – 3 pm. Go here to register for the free event. Students should be prepared to…

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HS Seniors Can Win $10k with Portfolio Awards

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The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards offer a variety of scholarships for students between the ages of 13 -18. One of their scholarships, The Portfolio Awards, offers $10,000 scholarships to 16 Gold Medal Portfolio recipients and $1,000 scholarships to 30 Silver Medal with Distinction Portfolio recipients.  All graduating seniors submitting a collection of six works with accompanying artist and personal statements (500 words or less) are…

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Jackie Robinson Scholarship Awards Four-Year Grant

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The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program awards grants of up to $30,000 over four years to outstanding high school graduates. The award is expected to complement the financial aid students receive from their colleges or universities. Awardees will also receive extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services such as the “42 Strategies for Success Curriculum.” …

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Megan Thee Stallion Offering $10k Scholarships to Women of Color

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Young women of color, rapper Megan Thee Stallion has your back. She (along with Amazon’s Rap Rotation) is offering two $10,000 scholarships, The Don’t Stop Scholarship, to women students of color pursuing associates, bachelor’s, or postgraduate degrees in any field. The application is easy, there is an essay required. Word length and deadline to apply…

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Need Help with the FAFSA?

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When I had to fill out the FAFSA, it felt like the riddle of the Sphinx. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has to be filled out if you want to apply for financial aid. The application is open now and you’ll need to check with your college about priority deadlines. If you…

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Win $125k with Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway

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Dr. Pepper is giving away $2,000,000 in tuition to help promising students reach their most ambitious goals. The Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway will award three lucky students between the ages of 18 – 24, $125,000, and three runner-ups will snag $75,000. Students will have to make a video no longer than 60 seconds, that helps…

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Win $5k in I, Too, Am the Dream Essay Contest

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I, Too, Am The Dream Essay contest is open to high school seniors in the 2020-21 school year. The contest seeks to engage students in describing dynamic stories that have propelled themselves and others to pursue and achieve their own American Dream. Students will be asked to submit an essay, poem, spoken word, or short…

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Free Sculpture Class For Teens

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Craft Youth Culture is offering Reclaiming the Material World: Reappropriating Objects from the Insignificant to the MonumentalSocial Distance Sculpture Workshop. That’s a mouthful, right? The free classes run on Wednesdays, September 23, 2020 – March 28, 2021, from 4 – 5:30. Artist Alicia Piller will guide students as they explore sculptural design and material connections from…

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Just Media Offers Uprising Fellowship

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Interested and emerging writers between the ages of 18 – 24 interested in social justice can apply to Just Media’s Uprising Fellowship. The program runs through September and offers a $250 stipend. From their site: In this moment, we’re looking to understand how the uprising is shifting local politics—whether that’s electoral races, policy, public opinion,…

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