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SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY GEMS PROGRAM APPLICATION WINDOW OPENS SOON ~ CHECK DAILY

Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) is an Army-sponsored, summer STEM enrichment program for middle and high school students that takes place in participating Army research laboratories and engineering centers. For more information, please click on the image to visit the website.

 

PENN MEDICINE SUMMER PROGRAM APPLICATION DUE MARCH 4, 2020

Spend four weeks at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine intensive program designed for high school juniors and seniors interested in medical careers. Modeled after actual Penn Medicine classes, you’ll gain exposure to the basics of medical training including suturing, drawing blood, IVs, dissections and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Click HERE to apply.

 

NASA SUMMER HS INTERNSHIP APPLICATION SYSTEM CLOSES MARCH 8, 2020

Students can begin entering a profile in the NASA NIAMS system in order to apply for a Summer 2020 HS Internship. Students who already have a profile should update their information. The system closes March 8. Opportunities will continually post to the system between now and the closing date, so students should frequently check for new postings. Students will be able to apply to as many as 15 posted opportunities. Click HERE to apply.

 

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER ENRICHMENT SCIENCE ACADEMY - HOWARD UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHARMACY APPLICATION DUE MARCH 15, 2020

ONLY 20 STUDENTS WILL BE SELECTED!

 

Please click on image for more information.

 

 

USDA AGDISCOVERY INTERNSHIP APPLICATION DUE MARCH 20, 2020

AgDiscovery is a summer outreach program designed to help teenagers explore careers in plant and animal science, wildlife management, agribusiness, and much more! The program allows students to live on a college campus and learn about agriculture from university professors, scientists, and administrative professionals who work for the U.S. Government in a variety of fields. They study the life cycles and habits of insects (entomologists); research micro-organisms, such as bacteria and viruses (biotechnologists); examine cells and tissues under a microscope to identify diseases (plant pathologists); work to conserve and manage wild animals and their habitats (wildlife biologists); carry out animal health programs (veterinarians); provide education on the humane care and treatment of animals (veterinarians and animal care inspectors); and manage the business aspects of protecting plants and animals (agribusiness).

This 2- to 4-week summer outreach program for 2020 targets middle and high school students who are interested in learning more about plants, animals, and agribusiness. Students chosen to participate in AgDiscovery will gain experience through hands-on labs, workshops, and field trips. Students will also participate in charac­ter- and team-building activities and a variety of other events.

 

AgDiscovery: Investing in the Future of American Agriculture (Brochure)

 

AgDiscovery: Investing in the Future of American Agriculture (Brochure)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GORDAN A. RICH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP DUE FEBRUARY 20, 2020

College scholarship money is available to offspring of those working in the financial services industry. Each GAR scholarship is worth up to $50,000 (approx. $12,500 per year) awarded to bright, hardworking high school seniors who have a financial need.

 

Please visit http://www.gordonrich.org/html/req.html for more information. Have additional questions? Please email info@gordonrich.org or call Joyce Gross at 516-428-6350 for answers.

 

 

THE NATIONAL CAPITAL AREA GARDEN CLUBS, INC. (NCAGC) SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DUE MARCH 1, 2020

NCAGC provides $3000 minimum (actual amount based on need and number of applicants) scholarships to encourage students who are majoring in the study of:

 

Horticulture | Botany | Conservation | Biology | City Planning | Floriculture | Landscape Design | Plant Pathology | Environmental Concerns | Forestry | or Related Subjects

 

For more information, please visit https://ncagardenclubs.org/scholarships/.

 

 

VETERANS OF AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ CONFLICTS (VAIC) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATION DUE MARCH 1, 2020

To apply, create an account within the Maryland College Aid Processing System (MDCAPS). To create or log into your existing MDCAPS account (if applicable), please visit https://mdcaps.mhec.state.md.us/MDCAPS/login.aspx. Once you log into your MDCAPS account, you will see the "Apply" link where you may submit your application and view any additional documentation required for consideration of the scholarship.

 

Please note that the VAIC application, the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and all additional documents required must be submitted to the Office of Student Financial Assistance at the Maryland Higher Education Commission no later than March 1, 2020.

 

For more information on the VAIC Scholarship Program, please visit https://mhec.maryland.gov/Preparing/Pages/FinancialAid/ProgramDescriptions/prog_vaic.aspx.

 

DOODLE FOR GOOGLE SCHOLARSHIP DUE MARCH 13, 2020

 

The Doodle for Google Scholarship competition is a fun contest that is open to all students from kindergarten to senior year of high school. Any compulsive Google-user notices that the Google homepage logo changes from day to day. This competition offers creative students a chance to redesign the Google logo. This is a really neat competition that allows applicants to explore their imagination. For this year, Google asks Doodlers about how they show kindness. Maybe you volunteer to clean up your local park, or maybe you spend time with someone who seems sad and lonely. No matter how you improve the world through kindness, Google wants to know!

Vist https://doodles.google.com/d4g/how-it-works/ for more information.

 

ELECTRONIC SECURITY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP DUE APRIL 10, 2020

For students whose parents are First Responders in Law Enforcement or Public Safety. Please visit https://esaweb.org/programs/youth-scholarship/ysapplyhome/ for more information.

 

VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MERIT AND MERIT NEED SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DUE APRIL 30, 2020

Click HERE for application and details.

 

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF PHARMACY - SUMMER CAMP FOR HS STUDENTS APPLICATION DUE MAY 1, 2020

EARLY DECISION APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 15, 2020

 

Please visit https://www.rxplore.pharmacy.pitt.edu/ for more information.

 

 

OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE NEWSLETTER

 

MARYLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP

 

HOWARD P. RAWLINGS GUARANTEED ACCESS GRANT DUE MARCH 1, 2020

 

 

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY GLOBAL GATEWAY PROGRAM

Students will receive their invitation to apply to the Global Gateway program upon acceptance into George Mason University. Within the invitation, there is a short application to the program where students have the opportunity to rank the Global Gateway locations in order of preference. Upon acceptance into the program, the selection committee makes every effort to place the student into their top choice. Space limitations may prevent the committee from guaranteeing students their highest ranked location. In late spring/early summer, students will receive confirmation of their acceptance into the Global Gateway program and notification of Gateway location. Please note, admission into Mason is not contingent on applying to this program or acceptance of the formal Global Gateway placement offer.

 

ADOBE CREATIVITY SCHOLARSHIP DUE MARCH 12, 2020

The Adobe Creativity Scholarships program recognizes the next generation of creators and propels the future careers of those who create. The scholarships provide college or university education tuition to young people who are pursuing study in a creative field and using creativity as a force for positive social impact.

 

A complete application will include:

Completed online application form

A personal statement of approximately 500 words

An estimate of your expected tuition and fee expenses

Two reference letters. The letters must come from non-family members who knows you well - for example a teacher, instructor, professor, employer/work supervisor, scout leader, advisor to an extracurricular club, etc.

High school transcript issued by the school (for applicants from the United Kingdom or Commonwealth countries, A level, O level, GCSE, or BTEC results are also acceptable)

College/university transcript issued by the school, if applicable

Portfolio of your creative work uploaded to Behance

 

Adobe Creativity Scholars are eligible for up to U.S. $25,000.00 per academic year for required tuition and fees. For more information, please visit

https://www.iie.org/Programs/Adobe-Scholarships/Creativity-Scholarships/Scholarship-Information.

 

DESIGN CIRCLE SCHOLARSHIP DUE MARCH 12, 2020

Adobe believes that young people should have the opportunity to learn and express themselves through creativity and technology, regardless of their economic or cultural backgrounds. A diverse design community that reflects the world around us is essential to our industry’s future innovation and economic success.

 

To help reach untapped youth communities and foster more diversity in the design industry, the Design Circle scholarship will award 10 annual college scholarships -- up to $25,000 per year, for each year of the recipient’s undergraduate education (up to four years or $100,000).

The scholarship is ideal for students who want to enter product design or experience design-related careers (e.g. digital, web, UX/UI, industrial design, or similar).

 

A complete application will include:

Completed online application form

A personal written or video statement of approximately 500 words or up to three minutes in length

An estimate of your expected tuition and fee expenses

Two reference letters. The letters must come from non-family members who knows you well - for example a teacher, instructor, professor, employer/work supervisor, advisor to an extracurricular club, etc.

High school transcript issued by the school (for applicants from the United Kingdom or Commonwealth countries, A level, O level, GCSE, or BTEC results are also acceptable)

College/university transcript issued by the school, if applicable

Portfolio of up to three examples of your design work. Your portfolio can consist of links to websites you have built and/or links to third-party sites where you have uploaded your work (examples of third-party sites include Behance, YouTube, DailyMotion, Imgur, Dropbox, etc.).

 

To apply, please visit https://www.iie.org/Programs/Adobe-Scholarships/Design-Circle-Scholarships/Application-and-Selection.

 

GEN AND KELLY TANABE SCHOLARSHIP DUE JULY 31, 2020

All 9th-12th Grade High School Students are eligible. The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The scholarship is named for Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best-selling authors on education, whose generous donations fund this program.

 

To apply, please visit http://www.genkellyscholarship.com/index.html.

 

THE PROVIDIAN MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP DUE JUNE 21, 2020

All eligible applicants must be:

enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States

either in your final year of high school or enrolled at the undergraduate level in good standing

age 16 or older

attending a U.S.-based institution

maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)

 

Please visit https://www.providianmedical.com/providian-medical-scholarship/ for more information.

 

THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC ANTIBODY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DUE MAY 5, 2020

Who is eligible to apply to the Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship?

Students who are 18 years of age or older as of Aug. 6, 2020

Applicants must be enrolled as graduate or undergraduate students at an accredited U.S. college or university for the fall 2020 semester

Legal residents of US (includes student visa holders)

Declared majors of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or related life science field

Graduate students must have a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. In addition, they must have earned a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors undergraduates with a cumulative college GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale

Freshmen must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale

 

How much is this scholarship worth?

This year, six awards will be given out! Scholarship winners will receive either a $10,000 award or one of five $5,000 awards.

 

To apply, please visit https://www.thermofisher.com/us/en/home/life-science/antibodies/thermo-fisher-scientific-antibody-scholarship-program/antibody-scholarship-application-form.html.

 

THE AYANA J. MCALLISTER LEGACY FOUNDATION ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP DUE APRIL 18, 2020

Dear Student,

 

The Ayana J. McAllister Legacy Foundation Academic Scholarship was created in March 2017 after the tragic death of our daughter, Ayana J. McAllister who was the victim of senseless gun violence in Washington, D.C. Ayana was a freshman at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, N.C when her life was cut short.

 

To honor our beloved daughter, this scholarship is designed to award high school seniors and/or current college students from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area (Southern Maryland, Washington, D.C., or Northern Virginia), who plan to attend, or are currently enrolled in, college full-time and who have personally been impacted by gun violence.

 

The application criteria is attached (CLICK HERE) and we encourage you to apply. We hope to award several scholarships in 2020, but the option to award more will be determined at the end of the application process.

 

The deadline for submission of the application is April 18, 2020 and awardees will be notified in May 2020 by mail (written or electronically). Scholarships will be awarded up to $1,500. All scholarship awards will be made payable to the college or university after final verification of admission. Verification must be submitted to the Foundation directly. The awardee will be provided specific instructions for the verification process.

 

We look forward to reviewing your application. If you should have additional questions please contact Yvette Mimms, Scholarship Chairperson, by email on ajmlegacyfoundation@gmail.com.

 

Sincerely,

 

Anthony and Tyreese McAllister

Parents of Ayana J. McAllister

The Ayana J. McAllister Legacy Foundation

 

THE RICHARD G. ZIMMERMAN JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP DUE MARCH 1, 2020

The Richard G. Zimmerman scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plans to pursue a career in journalism, regardless of gender or race. Applicants must have a 3.0 grade average and plan to attend college this year. Recipients will receive a non-renewable award of $5,000.

 

For more information please visit https://www.press.org/sites/default/files/zimmerman-application.pdf.

 

VETERANS OF AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ CONFLICTS (VAIC) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM DUE MARCH 1, 2020

To apply, create an account within the Maryland College Aid Processing System (MDCAPS). To create or log into your existing MDCAPS account (if applicable), please visit https://mdcaps.mhec.state.md.us/MDCAPS/login.aspx. Once you log into your MDCAPS account, you will see the "Apply" link where you may submit your application and view any additional documentation required for consideration of the scholarship.

Please note that the VAIC application, the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and all additional documents required must be submitted to the Office of Student Financial Assistance at the Maryland Higher Education Commission no later than March 1, 2020.

 

For more information on the VAIC Scholarship Program, please visit https://mhec.maryland.gov/Preparing/Pages/FinancialAid/ProgramDescriptions/prog_vaic.aspx.

 

ELECTRONIC SECURITY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP DUE APRIL 10, 2020

For students whose parents are First Responders in Law Enforcement or Public Safety. Please visit https://esaweb.org/programs/youth-scholarship/ysapplyhome/ for more information.

 

BLACKS AT MICROSOFT (BAM) SCHOLARSHIP DUE APRIL 10, 2020

This year, BAM will award two $5,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors who are interested in pursuing careers in technology. The scholarships are renewable – winners who continue to meet the criteria are eligible to receive an annual award of $5,000 for up to four (4) consecutive years for a potential total $20,000 scholarship. Up to 24 scholarship runners-up will be eligible for a one-time $2,500 BAM technology stipend based on need.

 

To be considered for a BAM Scholarship, you must:

Be a high-school senior of African descent (African American or African).

Plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall of the year following high-school graduation.

Plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs (such as finance, business administration, or marketing).

Demonstrate a passion for technology.

Demonstrate leadership at school or in the community.

Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.

Require financial assistance to attend college.

 

Please visit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx to apply.

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