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Friday, April 14, 2006

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YOUTH ACHIEVERS

J. D. & Laurena Walker Foundation

Deadline to apply June 1, 2006

Congratulations on your decision to pursue your goals. If you have not completed requirements for THE ANNUAL YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS, please click here. ANNUAL PRE-QUALIFICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 15

The J.D. and Laurena Walker Foundation provides an easy to use e-mail form to assist qualifying applicants. Foundation staff will not process incomplete applications. Due to increased interest in this scholarship, the deadline for applications has been extended to June 1, 2006.

Applicant qualification is based on merit, need, and referral from partnering organizations, such as Youth Achievers USA. We encourage qualifying candidates to re-apply each school year. Returning scholars must now qualify at least one new Youth Achiever each year.

We recommend that you consult with your caring adult mentor, parent, and/or guardian to complete our scholarship application. Once completed, submit your application via e-mail to president@youthusa.org. Supplemental information such as grade transcripts, and financial information may be faxed to program officers at 309-417-1231.

Contact:
Evelyn Walker ArmstrongFounder and Chair
The J.D. and Laurena Walker Foundation

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Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Summer Jobs for Students

Deadline to apply April 30, 2006

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has summer jobs for high school & college students. Please click on the links below and follow application instructions.



06-020 - 06-020: Property Management Assistant, Dulles Airport
06-021 - 06-021: Accounting (Co-op) Assistant, National Airport
06-022 - 06-022: Equal Opportunity Assistant, National Airport
06-023 - 06-023: Office Assistant, National Airport
06-024 - 06-024: Finance Assistant, Dulles Airport
06-025 - 06-025: Computer Technician (Engineering), National Airport
06-026 - 06-026: Communications Assistant, National Airport
06-030 - 06-030: Engineering Technicians (Construction), National & Dulles Airports
06-031 - 06-031: Business Management Assistant, National Airport
06-032 - 06-032 Summer Law Clerk, National Airport
06-033 - 06-033 - Airport Student Ambassador, National & Dulles Airports
06-038 - 06-038 - Structural Maint Mech-Carpenter, National Airport
06-047 - 06-047 - General OR Heavy Equipment Operator, Dulles Airport
06-055 - 06-055 Information Technology Assistant, National & Dulles Airports
06-056 - 06-056 Maintenance Trainee, NAtional & Dulles Aiports
06-057
06-058 - 06-058 Engineering Technician (Facilities Maintenance), Dulles Airport
06-059 - 06-059 Engineering Technician (All Concentrations), Dulles Airport
06-063 - 06-063 Office Assistant, National and Dulles Airports
06-064 - 06-064 Procurement Technician, National Airport Open Positions - Positions Currently Open

Thursday, April 06, 2006

Harvard expands financial aid for low- and middle-income families

Reinforcing its commitment to opportunity and excellence across the economic spectrum, Harvard today (March 30) announced a significant expansion of its 2004 financial aid initiative for low- and middle-income families. Beginning with the class admitted this week, parents in families with incomes of less than $60,000 will no longer be expected to contribute to the cost of their children attending Harvard.

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Intern Programs with the Government

Deadline To apply None:

Studentjobs.gov is a joint project between the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U.S. Department of Education's Student Financial Assistance office.

Doing your research? Here's a one-stop shop for information on government agencies with student employment opportunities. Studentjobs.gov has collected exclusive profile articles, as well as links to agency home pages and student employment information pages.


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College Prep Program for High School Juniors

Application Deadline: May 15th, 2006

Questbridge is accepting applications for its College Prep Program for High School Juniors. Maximum Award is a full scholarship to the summer program, coverage of expenses for college travel visits, SAT prep course and material, and a new laptop computer. Students must be a junior in high school.

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Colgate “Bright Smiles, Bright Futures” Minority Scholarships

Deadline: May

Eligibility: This program is open to those underrepresented in the dental hygiene profession: Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics, Asian-Americans, and males. Applicants must have completed at least one year in a dental hygiene curriculum at the certificate/associate level, and earned at least a 3.0 GPA. Award: Depends on need to a maximum of $1,250;

Contact: American Dental Hygienists’ Association, 444 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3400, Chicago, IL 60611, (800) 735-4916, Fax: (312) 440-8929, E-mail: institute@adha.net

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Coca-Cola Two-Year Scholarship

Deadline: May 31

Eligibility: This scholarship is open to students that are nominated by a two year institution (eligible students should contact their school to express interest). Eligible students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale, 100 community service hours completed in the past 12 months that are validated by their college nominator, and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Children of Coca-Cola employees are not eligible to win a prize. Award: Contact for details

Contact: Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program, P.O. Box 1615, Atlanta, GA 30301-1615, (800)306-2653

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Sears Craftsman Scholarship

Deadline: May 1

The NHRA's YES program annually administers the Sears Craftsman Scholarship program. Each year, applications are promoted and distributed nationally to eligible graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education. The NHRA's YES program annually administers the Sears Craftsman Scholarship program. Each year, applications are promoted and distributed nationally to eligible graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education.

Eligibility: Available for high school seniors of any age, race, ethnic origin, or personal belief. Student must have a 2.0 GPA or above and plan on attending a 2 yr. or 4 yr. college or trade/technical school.

A total of 21 scholarships will be awarded nationally while acknowledging the academic achievement, citizenship, extracurricular activities, community service, and work experience of each applicant.

Contact: Tiffany Bonham, Sears Craftsman's Scholarship, NHRA Youth & Educational Service, 2035 Financial Way Glendora, CA 91740, (626) 914-4761

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Educational Communications Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: May 30 is last date to request an application

Competitive high school students. Must be U.S. citizen & have taken the SAT or ACT. Award: $1,000; 250 awards;

Contact: Educational Communications, Inc., 721 N. McKinley Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045, (512) 440-2300 Fax: (847) 295-3972, e-mail: feedback@honoring.com

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Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarships

Award: Varies; Deadline: May 30

The Automotive Hall of Fame serves as administrator to over $20,000 in combined college scholarships annually. The applicant must indicate a sincere interest in an automotive related career.
If requesting by mail, the application request letter should include the name of the college or university you attend or plan to attend, your year of study (i.e. High School Senior, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior), your field of study and your current G.P.A.

Eligibility: Academic excellence and two letters of recommendation.

Contact: Lynne Hall, Coordinator, 21400 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48121, (313) 240-4000,
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Monday, March 20, 2006

Student Employment Opportunities FDIC

Deadline to apply see Website:

At the FDIC, you can combine your academic studies with on-the-job experience. This is an ideal opportunity to learn about what it's like to work at the FDIC, and to explore possible career directions before graduation.

Student Educational Employment Program
1. The Student Career Experience Program (SCEP), may lead to a permanent job upon graduation.
To be eligible, you must:
· Be at least 16 years of age and a student enrolled or accepted for enrollment to obtain a diploma, certificate or degree
· Be enrolled in at least half-time coursework in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, 2- or 4-year college or university, graduate or professional school
· Be a US citizen
· Be majoring in a course of study related to the position to be filled

2. The Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP), is similar to SCEP in many ways; however, STEP allows a student to work in any occupational field, whether or not it is related to their major. Also, STEP participants are not eligible for permanent employment or for retirement and insurance benefits.

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UNCF Corporate Scholars-Internships

Deadline to Apply None See website

UNCF Corporate Scholars Programs help college students gain invaluable professional experience through paid internships at America's leading Fortune 500 corporations and national organizations. Students also receive up to a $10,000 scholarship. Many of the internships are renewable. The ultimate goal of the program is to ensure that successful corporations have a ready pool of well-trained, ethnically diverse young professionals who can create the products and efficiencies companies need to compete in the dynamic, globally integrated marketplace of today. Eligibility requirements are different for each program. Hundreds of students have participated in the program, resulting in money for college and abundant job offers.
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