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Buick Offers $100k Scholarships to Engineering Students

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If your student has the passion to succeed – especially in the fields of study related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) – the Buick Acheivers Scholarship Program has a check with their name on it. They will award 50 renewable scholarships of up to $25,000 per year for four years. Applicants to the…

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Society of Women Engineers Offers Scholarships

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The search for scholarships doesn’t end once a student gets into college (if only!), the search is never-ending especially if they want a free ride through school. Here’s a great opportunity for college students to apply for a variety of scholarships for those interested in engineering. The Society for Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarship application is now open…

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Win $5k Scholarship in Regions Bank Black History Month Essay Contest

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Regions Bank offers teh Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest where high school seniors and college students have the opportunity to win $5,000 and $3,500 scholarships. The contest runs between January 19, 2015 and February 26, 2015. Your essay should, in 500 words or less: (a) address how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life, and…

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STAR Prep Academy Holding Open House for Middle & High School

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STAR Prep Academy, the same folks who bring you the STAR Eco Station, after school programs and a variety of summer camps, will be holding an open house for their middle and high schools on January 29, 2015. The private school has a total of  60 students in grades 6 – 12 and looks for students who seek an individualized…

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Engineering Opportunity for Girls at Cornell’s Curie Academy

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Cornell University offers girls (high school rising juniors or seniors) the opportunity to learn about engineering at their Curie Academy’s CATALYST program which runs July 12 – 18, 2015. Each day, scholars engage in two field sessions led by Cornell Engineering faculty in the various engineering disciplines. The field sessions provide an opportunity for students…

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Student-Athletes Can Win $2000 CaptainU Scholarship

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The $2,000 CaptainU Student-Athlete Scholarship is open to all student-athletes (9-12 grades and those in Junior College) who plan to attend a 4-year college. Requirements Students must be currently enrolled in high-school or junior college Students must be planning to attend a four year university Students must complete a free CaptainU Profile  Selection of Scholarship Recipients…

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Howard University Offers FREE High School Summer Enrichment Science Academy

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Here’s an amazing summer opportunity for students looking to pursue careers as a pharmacist. Howard University’s High School Summer Enrichment Science Academy is for 20 rising 11th and 12th graders who have shown an interest in the sciences, a career in pharmacy or other health professions. The 6-week residential program runs from June 20 – August 1, 2015 and…

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Quick College Planning Tips

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This weekend was definitely all about educational planning. We hit up an open house for Grand Arts (loved it! they offer dual enrollment at LACC) and then we went to an amazing college planning workshop given by Dr. Corliss Bennett-McBride where she shared some great college planning advice! Here’s a quickie on the information she shared: If you have a…

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Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program Awards $10,000 to Young Volunteers

Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program
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If you have a student that’s super active in the community and loves to make a difference, they just might score $10,000 from Kohl’s Cares Scholarship program. With the cost of college going up every year, that will pay for half a semester at a private university not including room and board. Every dollar helps! Students…

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California Youth Think Tank Offers Summer Programs on USC’s Campus

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Last year, on the first day of camp at The Young Center’s California Youth Think Tank on USC’s campus, I’m dropping Kort off when I see a familiar face. In my head, I’m thinking, oh that looks a lot the actor who played Moesha’s dad (Frank) on her show. But…he had a clipboard, t-shirt with…

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