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Complete the FAFSA and Enter to Win $1000

College Jumpstart Scholarship
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Here’s an easy scholarship! High school seniors who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will have an opportunity to win $1,000 from the College Board through their Complete the FAFSA scholarship. Every year, the FAFSA® opens to seniors on October 1st and remains open for several months. Last year the College Board awarded…

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Pro Publica Offers Emerging Reporters Program for Students of Color

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College students interested in journalism should check out Pro Publica’s Emerging Report’s Program. Five college juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to receive a $9,000 stipend, along with mentoring and trips to the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting conference and their New York office, or virtually. If travel to New York is involved, students…

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Free STEM Activities To Do At Home

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Found this gem on the Founding Moms Newsletter! If your student is looking for fun STEM activities, they should check out this website, STEM 4 Girlz. Not only is the site full of activities using items easily found in the home that covers science, technology, science, and math, it was created by a junior in…

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Win $1500 with Buena Vista Scholarship

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Buena Vista Recovery, a provider of detox treatment, is offering a $1500 no-essay scholarship to U.S. citizens accepted to or attending a college or university within the United States. The 2020 Buena Vista Scholarship will award three scholarships, one in each of the following disciplines: Nursing with a focus on behavioral health Psychology with a…

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2020 LA County Arts Internships Available to College Students

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COVID-19 has upended many a summer plan this year. For college students looking to intern this summer, there are plenty of opportunities available. The 2020 Arts Internship positions are open to currently enrolled undergraduate (2 or 4-year) and community college students who live or attend college in Los Angeles County.  Interns will be paid $15/hr…

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HarperCollins Offers Virtual Internship in Children’s Marketing

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Since it doesn’t look like COVID-19 is going anywhere, anytime soon, HarperCollins is offering its first-ever remote internship. Only college students who expect to graduate in 2020 or 2021 are eligible. HarperCollins is focusing on those students who are under-served and may not have had the opportunity to intern this summer. The program will run…

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Learn What It Takes to Succeed in Publishing @ Virtual Career Day

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Here’s a great way for students to discover various careers and learn what it takes to succeed in them. The Chinatown branch of the Los Angeles Public Library holds weekly Career Days on Zoom at 4:30 on Wednesdays. Meet professionals who will discuss their careers, how they got into their fields, and what their day-to-day…

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Free Courses for University and High School Students with Coursera

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Coursera, an online learning platform, offers free access to college and university students through September 30, 2020. Sign up before July 31, 2020, and students will have the opportunity to earn certificates, and gain skills through hands-on learning. Coursera offers students on-demand video lectures from leading universities and companies like Yale, Google, IBM, and more.…

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Win $250,000 in Breakthrough Junior Challenge

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If your student has a knack for distilling big concepts into easy-to-understand ideas, get them a camera stat because they can win $250,000! There’s still time for them to enter the Breakthrough Junior Challenge. Students ages 13 through 18 are invited to create a short video (under three minutes) explaining a challenging concept in physics,…

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CalArts Offers Free Creative Labs Summer Program

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Summer’s here and if your teen is looking for a creative outlet, you’ll want to check out the Creative Labs Program offered by CalArts Community Partnership. The free labs include creative writing, arts, dance, film animation, music, and theater. Classes will be offered remotely on Zoom and will run from July 6 – 31, 2020.…

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