Interested in going to college? It’s never too late! The Malik Fraternity Inc. presents the You Too Can Go to College Fair Spring 2012 on May 9th, 2012 from 5PM-9PM! Take a look at the flyer below for details!
If you are a student looking for scholarships, these may be of use to you. Some of the scholarships apply to African-American students, as well as other minorities. Take a look and see if you are eligible for scholarship funding!
- Student Inventors Scholarships
- Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
- Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships
- Brand Essay Competition
- National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships
- Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
- Microsoft Scholarship Program
- William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students
The School Pride Scholarship is available to high school seniors and full-time undergraduate students. To be considered, you must submit an essay explaining what your school has to offer that you can’t find anywhere else. You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible for this award. Essays must be posted on a blog.
Scholarship/Grant Amount: $1,000
Scholarship/Grant Deadline: May 11th, 2012
Award Type: Scholarship Money
Scholarship/Grant Site: (copy and paste into your URL browser) http://www.centurylinkquote.com/scholarship
Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation’s Young Adult Internship Program is funded by the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development. Their goal is to match disconnected youth ages 17-24 with 12 week paid internships in the field of their interest and job readiness training. To be eligible applicant must be:
Not enrolled in school, not attending a GED or employment assistance program
Must be unemployed
May not have received Associates or Bachelor’s degrees
Applicants do not need H.S diploma or GED to be eligible
NMIC’s particular YAIP program also serves youth who are one of the following:
In the foster care system or have been in the past
NMIC YAIP accepts applicants from all parts of Manhattan and the Bronx, but we give priority to applicants who live in the Washington Heights/Inwood, West Harlem, Manhattanville, Morningside Heights, & Hamilton Heights. Each YAIP program in each borough gives priority to those who live in their community districts.
Interested applicants must:
Go to the NMIC Washington Heights office at 76 Wadsworth Avenue (2nd floor) to apply in person.
Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 9AM-5PM
Applicants are welcomed to call and schedule an appointment.
- Bring proof of identity (photo ID card), proof of address (bank statement, utility bill from household, state ID issued in the last 6 months, or letter from a shelter or transitional housing program, an original birth certificate, and an original social security card.
- Take a TABE basic reading and math test
- Complete an interview
**applicants may complete these steps over a number of visits**
If an applicant is accepted, they will enroll in the program and begin with a two week paid orientation at the NMIC office including classes on job readiness, financial literacy, soft skills, healthy living, computer literacy, conflict resolution, and leadership development. After orientation, youth will complete a 12 week paid internship and will be paid at a rate of $7.25 an hour for 25 hours a week, and will receive weekly educational classes to further their career and academic skills. All youth will receive one-on-one support from a NMIC academic counselor, job developer, and program manager. NMIC’s nine month post-internship follow up and retention phase will include career and academic counseling and facilitate enrollment in educational programs and job placement.
For those focusing on medical school, mark your calendars for Kaplan’s Medical School Insider scheduled for broadcast on Monday, May 7th 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT.
Get all of your medical school admissions questions answered! You’ll learn about the top admissions factors, how to craft a winning personal statement, tips and tricks to use for the MCAT®, and how the admissions process looks from the inside.
To reserve your “cyber”space, go to www.kaptest.com/MCAT/Home/med-insider.html
New York Academy of Medicine is HIRING!
Location: 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, 10029
Position: Policy Associate
Start date: May 1, 2012
Application deadline: April 30, 2012
Education requirements: Master’s degree
Employment type: Full time
Professional level: Professional
Benefits: Full Benefits Package
For more information on requirements and qualifications, copy and paste this link into your browser: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fMJBQLnV9e2TzOIPZJJWnmG3zFGGSLxhgrzcypUGLLI/edit
New York Cares invites you to join them on Tuesday, May 1 from 5:15 – 8pm at the 6th annual Disaster Volunteer Conference hosted by NYC Citizen Corps Council at Pace University’s Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts in lower Manhattan.
The conference will feature exhibits, dinner provided by The Salvation Army Greater New York Division, and speakers focusing on how volunteers can create change.
Distinguished speakers will include a welcome address by Joseph F. Bruno (Commissioner – NYC Office of Emergency Management), a keynote address by Jeff Parness (Founder and Executive Director – New York Says Thank You Foundation), followed by a panel discussion moderated by Herman Schaffer, MSW (Director, Community Outreach – NYC Office of Emergency Management) with a growing list of panelists, including Gary Bagley (Executive Director – New York Cares) and Sara Farmer (Data Humanitarian – Standy-by Task force, Crisismappers Network, and Ushahidi Community).