Planning and Preparing for College (Scholarships, Internships, Etc)

Now is the peek time for scholarships, internships and summer programs. Please share with others. Class of 2012, January 15, 2012 is one of the biggest college application day in the country. Please don't get left behind by not sending out your application packet. You can now start applying through FAFSA. You can provide them with estimates of your 2011 taxes and provide them the actual 2011 Tax results later.

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Notes on Reading the Blog

Please note that the Blog is a college resource infrastructure and is to viewed ongoing or various times for valuable information. The blog structure is as follows: The left side displays the current posting for scholarships,internships, fellowships and job opportunities. In many cases the deadlines for the opportunities will be displayed in the title or within the posting. The right side has


The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS ) - Deadline: January 11, 2012 at 11:59 est

The Gates Millennium Scholars 2012 Nomination Process has launched. In order to be eligible to be considered for the GMS scholarship, all three forms must be submitted online by Wednesday, January 11, 2012 11:59 PM EST or postmarked on or before January 11, 2012. The forms are: 1. Nominee Form (student application) 2. Nominator Form 3. Recommender Form All three forms are linked by the


Zeta Phi Beta ACT Prep Workshop -- January 28, 2012 -- Register Now!

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FAFSA Process Starts on January 1

January 1, is the start date for applying for the FAFSA for the 2012-2013 college school year. PIN Registration for FAFSA In order to register for FAFSA online, you must get a PIN number. The Pin Registration URL is: http://www.pin.ed.gov/PINWebApp/pinindex.jsp or click the URL below that will take you to the PIN Application page and then follow the instructions: http://www.pin.ed.gov/


The Common Black Application Overview

EDU, Inc. has been developed to augment the recruitment efforts of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and to increase the number of educational opportunities for students nationwide. Complete the EDU, Inc. Online Common Black College Application and have it delivered to all 34 Member Institutions below for only $35. All Member Institutions have agreed to waive their application fee.


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Are You Preparing for College? If Not, Please Read and Share with Others!

This posting will provide you with information on how to prepare for college and the resources needed in order to be successful. January 15th is one of the major college/university application processing dates. At least 70 to 75 percent of the colleges/universities utilize this date as their application deadline date. Many high schools throughout the country are on Christmas break and will not be


2012 Act Out Loud -- Deadline: January 13, 2012

(click image to register) What is Act Out Loud? Car crashes are the no. 1 cause of death and injuries for teens in the United States. You and your friends can help change those statistics by ACTING OUT LOUD for stronger teen driver safety laws! Join teens across the country and Act Out Loud through peer-led youth traffic safety activities and compete for a chance to win $10,000! Get started


Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest* -- Deadline: Janaury 14, 2012

You are invited to enter The 5th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest, plus win $1,000 for your school. Design a greeting card and win a $10,000 scholarship plus, your entry will be made into a bona fide greeting card by the leading publisher of premium quality cards in the United States, The Gallery Collection. Submit original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the


Hurston/Wright Award for College Writers - Deadline: January 13, 2012

The Hurston/Richard Wright Award™ for College Writers has been established by novelist Marita Golden to honor excellence in fiction writing by students of African descent enrolled full time as an undergraduate or graduate student in any college or university in the United States. The winners will be announced during the first week in April for the writers of the best previously unpublished short


2012 Imagine Cup Student Technology Competition -- Register Now

The 2011 World Finals: New York City will host the 2011 Image Cup Worldwide Finals Each year the Finals are held in a different city of the world. Past World Finals include New York City, New York (2011); Warsaw, Poland (2010); Cairo, Egypt (2009); Paris, France (2008); Seoul, South Korea (2007); Delhi, India (2006); Yokohama, Japan (2005); Sao Paulo, Brazil (2004); and Barcelona, Spain (2003


Ronald McDonald House Charity Scholarship -- Deadline: January 27, 2012

As a part of the RMHC commitment to education, local RMHC Chapters, with support of RMHC Global, offer scholarships to eligible graduating U.S. high school seniors who face limited access to educational and career opportunities in their communities. Learn more about RMHC Scholarships: Scholarships (various - choose one scholarship per applicant) Scholarships are for students in the United


2012 Lowes Scholarship -- Deadline: February 28, 2012

2012 The Lowe’s Scholarship! 12/15/2011 until 02/28/2012 Application Deadline: February 28, 2012 Lowe’s will award one hundred forty (140) $2,500 scholarships to high school seniors who intend to enroll full-time in an undergraduate course of study in the U.S. for the 2012/2013 school year. Eligibility: The Lowe’s Scholarship is available to all eligible students within the United States,


Princeton University Summer Journalism Program - Deadline: February 15, 2011

Princeton University will be providing a 10-day all-expenses-paid summer program for high school student journalists from low-income backgrounds that will take place for 10 days in August on the campus of Princeton University. The program is entering its ninth year; since 2002, more than 200 students from high schools across the country have been selected to participate in the program. They were


Dell Social Innovation Competition -- Deadline: February 13, 2012

ABOUT THE CHALLENGE “What if every student who believed they could change the world actually had the tools to do it?” That’s what the Dell Social Innovation Challenge is all about. Since 2007, more than 15,000 students from 90 countries have proposed more than 3,000 ideas for tackling social and environmental problems. We give participants the mentoring, tools and cash prizes needed to


2012 Best Buy @15™ Scholarship Program -- Deadline: February 12, 2012

Best Buy recently launched a new teen-led social change platform called @15™ with the mission to ensure opportunities for young teens across four dimensions of adolescence: education, life skills, leadership and relationships. Best Buy wants to help students prepare for a brighter future, which starts with a college education. Best Buy Children's Foundation is awarding $1.5 million in


VISITING UM // Junior Preview Day -- March 24, 2011 -- Register Now!!!

This program is designed specifically for high school juniors. Students and parents have an opportunity to meet with academic representatives from a variety of majors, tour the campus and residence halls, and gain financial aid and scholarship advice from our experts. Junior Preview Day also offers sessions on Admissions, Housing, Choosing a Major and Student Life. A picnic lunch in the Grove is


Young Scientist Challenge - Apply Now!!!

We're looking for America's The 2012 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge is officially OPEN for entries! Students in grades 5-8 can enter today for a chance to win $25,000, a trip to 3M's global headquarters to work alongside leading scientists, and the coveted title, America's Top Young Scientist. Ten finalists will have an exclusive opportunity to work directly with a 3M


George Washington University Science and Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP) Summer Program -- Deadline: February 25, 2012

The Science and Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP), sponsored by George Washington University and the Department of Defense, is an eight week summer program for high school students. SEAP is designed so that students can apprentice in fields of their choice with experienced scientists and engineers. This opportunity provides students with valuable experience needed to make informed career


2012 FedEx Services -- Marketing & IT Internship Positions -- Apply Now

is currently accepting applicants for their 2012 Summer Internship positions. Full time internship opportunity available in Memphis, TN starting in June 2012 to August 2012. Job Descriptions for Interns: (click green highlighted words to retrieve information) Job # Name 15846 Intern Marketing TN-Memphis FedEx Services 15860 Intern Marketing TX-Dallas FedEx Services 15856 Intern IT


Google 2011 Anita Borg Scholarship - Deadline: February 6, 2012

The 2020 Google Anita Borg Scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of candidates' academic background and demonstrated leadership. A group of female undergraduate and graduate student finalists will be chosen from the applicant pool. The scholarship recipients will each receive a $10,000 scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Remaining finalists will receive $1,000 each. How to


MIT MITES 2007 Summer Program -- Deadline: February 3, 2012

Another great summer opportunity for high school juniors. To get additional information on MITES,click the URL below: MITES To apply online, click the URL register and then login and apply: Application Application postmark deadline: February 2, 2007 The Summer Session is from: June 15 - July 27, 2012 Overview of Program: MITES (Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science) is a


2007 Summer Academy for Mathematics (SAMS) -- Deadline: April 1, 2012

The Summer Academy is rigorous residential experiences for promising students with diverse backgrounds. The program helps build academic and personal skills required for admission to competitive colleges and universities. Interested students must have completed 10th and 11th grade, and be considering collegiate studies in computer science, engineering or science. There will be NO tuition,


UT Knoxville EDP Pre-College Programs -- Deadline: Friday, March 2, 2012

The College of Engineering sponsors summer programs for pre-college students who are interested in learning about and pursuing an engineering career. Middle School Introduction to Engineering Systems (MITES) The MITES program is designated for rising 7th-8th graders. The application deadline is Friday, March 2, 2012. To apply, please click here: MITES Application 2012. MITES will hosts two


TIP Pre-Law -- TN Residents - Deadline: March 1, 2012

To help achieve diversity in the classroom, during the summer the University of Memphis School of Law operates the Tennessee Institute for Pre-Law (TIP) program. The TIP program is for Tennessee residents (and Border County residents at the University of Memphis School of Law) who are not admitted through the regular admissions process, but who show potential for the study of law and bring


James Hayes Scholars Program - Deadline: February 28, 2012

The James Hayes Scholars Program awards high-achieving college students with PCAT preparation support. James Hayes scholars will receive PCAT preparation materials valued at over $1000. The James Hayes scholars program is sponsored by the University Of Tennessee College of Pharmacy (UTCOP). The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy awards scholarships to African American, American Indian/


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