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Sinclair Broadcast Group Offers Diversity Scholarships

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College sophomores and juniors looking to change the world one news story at a time through broadcast / digital journalism, or marketing, are eligible to apply for The Sinclair Broadcast Diversity Scholarship Fund. The Fund awards up to 10 scholarships of up to $5,000 to students from under-represented minority groups who need financial assistance to…

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Inner-City Arts Offer Creative Career Exploration for HS Students

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For students looking to flex their wings as creative artists but aren’t sure how, Inner-City Arts offers Los Angeles High School sophomores and juniors the opportunities to receive college preparation support, opportunity to be offered real-world employment experiences, and development as an artist through their Work of Art program. Have questions? Join in their virtual information…

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Save the Date: 826LA’s Annual Scholarship Day Helps HS Seniors with Scholarship Essays

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Here’s a great opportunity for students looking for help with scholarship essays! Until Biden works that magic and makes college free for all, students will need to apply for scholarships to help defray the cost of tuition and other college-related expenses. Fortunately, 826LA can help high school seniors get one step closer to paying for…

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Deadline’s Approaching for Financial Aid Applications

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To make sure your student is considered for financial aid, students will need to create a FAFSA profile. It can be confusing! For families looking for help in filling out the FAFSA and CA Dream ACT applications, check out these resources! The deadline to get the applications is March 2, 2021. Don’t leave money on…

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Win $10k from AIAA Roger W. Kahn Scholarship

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Every little bit helps when it comes to budgeting for college. Applying to as many scholarships as possible can be one way to offset the costs. Have your student add this to their list of potential scholarships. High school seniors who have an interest in STEM, have at least a 3.5 GPA, and plan on…

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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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