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CSU Super Sunday at West Angeles

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As your student prepares their list of colleges to apply to in the fall, they’ll want to include this event in their college prep calendar: West West Angeles Education and Enrichment Program’s annual CSU Super Sunday event. Join them online Sunday, February 28, 2021, from 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm. Parents and students will hear…

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Marshall-Motley Scholars Program Offers Full Ride to Law School

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Established by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF), the Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP) will invest in the establishment of a corps of 50 civil rights attorneys equipped and prepared to advocate on behalf of Black communities in the South seeking racial justice and equity. The MMSP Scholars, named after civil rights attorney and LDF founder Thurgood…

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Santa Clara University Offers Black Excellence College Prep Program

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BEST (Black Excellence, Success, and Trailblazing) College Prep Program is a free, two-day virtual program aimed at providing Black high school students access to information about the college application process and a supportive community of college students and graduates who have been in their shoes. This event was inspired and developed by Black staff and…

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Narrative Sponsors Tell Me A Story Contest for Young Poets

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Students ages 15 – 18 can enter a poem into Narrative’s “Tell Me a Story” contest. First place winner will receive $500, publication, and the opportunity to perform their work on Narrative’s podcast, Outloud. The prompt for the poem is “escape.” From their site: Your Escape poem might be about a literal taking off, or…

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Hurston Wright Foundation Offers Reward to College Writers

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Black college poets and fiction writers who are full-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs can win a $1,000 cash prize, free tuition to a Hurston/Wright writing workshop, and a complimentary seat at the Legacy Awards Ceremony through The Hurston/Wright Foundation College Awards.   All work submitted must be original and unpublished at the time of…

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Tiffany Hadish Creates Internships to Provide Opportunities for Foster Youth

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The She Ready Internship Program connects transition-age foster youth with transformative experiences in the media, arts, and entertainment industries. The program is supported by Tiffany Haddish’s She Ready Foundation and Ready To Succeed, a Career Accelerator for foster youth, who will provide training, mentorship, and ongoing support. Selected applicants will have the opportunity to develop…

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Scholarships Available for Military Children

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The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created to recognize the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. A total of 500 scholarship grants, each for $2,000, will be awarded for school year 2021-22. Only students who possess…

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Online Summer Academy for California Student Leaders Accepting Applications

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 The Ed100 Academy for California High School Student Leaders is an online summer conference that prepares California student leaders with the knowledge and connections they need to make a difference in their school, community, and beyond. A key goal of this conference is to connect students with organizations that need and want their help. Apply…

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LogicMonitor Offers $6,000 Women in STEM Scholarship

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College students who will be sophomores and above next year (Fall 2021) are eligible to apply for LogicMonitor’s Women in STEM scholarship. One winner will receive a $6,000 scholarship for the 2021 school year starting in the fall semester. The award will be sent directly to the winner’s school. Additional eligibility requirements include: Identify as…

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Golden1 Credit Union Offers $20,000 Scholarships

College Jumpstart Scholarship
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California-based Golden1 Credit Union has scholarships available for students headed to two-year and four-year colleges and universities. In order to be eligible, students must: Hold a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher Be involved in community service totaling at least 24 hours in the last 12 months Be a Golden 1 member for…

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