SUNY’s Statewide Financial Aid Days are offered to all prospective college students and their families. These programs are designed to answer questions and provide assistance regarding the financial aid application, types of aid available, and the award process. Upcoming events are on January 19 and February 9. To find a convenient location for you and to register, please visit www.suny.edu/studentevents or call 1-800-342-3811.
FAFSA Financial Aid Day for Spanish Speaking Families
The SUNY Center for Student Recruitment located on 33 W. 42nd Street, New York will be hosting and facilitating their annual financial aid day for Spanish speaking families on Saturday, January 19, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. This program will be tailored for any family that is currently in the process of applying for financial aid this upcoming academic year. This will be a step-by-step workshop on financial aid highly detailing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in Spanish.The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award
Deadline: February 15
Through its Education and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $24,000/four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.
For more information and application procedures, please visit www.jackierobinson.org.
Deadline: June 21
The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Visit www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.FosterClub Internship Opportunity for Foster Care Youth
FosterClub, the national network for youth in foster care, launched the All-Star program in 2004 and successfully incorporated current and former foster youth as facilitators and leaders of teen conference activities. The All-Stars were highly successful, proving wildly popular among teen conference attendees and providing a “real-life, been there-done that” perspective to FosterClub’s training programs. For the young people who serve as All-Stars, the opportunity has proven to be life-changing. Selected individuals will spend a portion of their summer living in Seaside, Oregon, and traveling to various locations across the country to train and influence young people in foster care on a variety of topics pertaining to child welfare. To learn more or to apply visit: http://www.fosterclub.com/_allstars/article/all-star-application-d
etails. This internship opportunity is available to young people from foster care, including those whom have been adopted. The application deadline is Friday, February 15.
Camp G.O.A.L.S. for Girls 2013 Application Process Now Open!
Applications are now being accepted for Camp GOALS, a free science summer camp for New York City girls.
Camp Dates: July 15-August 23.
Please click on the link below to obtain eligibility and criteria, student application, teacher recommendation, and additional information about the program.
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