Scholarships and other Opportunities

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Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards:

  • Application due Thursday, October 15th
  • For Seniors, graduating in the Spring of 2016
  • Planning to enroll in college in 2016-2017
  • Of Hispanic/Latino descent (at least one parent)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund:

  • For graduating Seniors
  • Opens September 1, 2015
  • Application due January 8, 2016

Gates Millenium Scholars:

  • For graduating Seniors
  • Opens August 1, 2015
  • Application due January 13, 2016

TELACU Scholarship:

  • Application due February 27, 2015

College Readiness Program 2015-2016: CARECEN

  • For graduating Seniors
  • Free 10-month college preparation program
  • Includes college planning, test prep, application support, and financial aid assistance
  • Location: CARECEN Romero Hall 2845 West 7th Street Los Angeles CA 90005
  • Application due September 23, 2015

YMCA College Bridge Program

  • Tuesday, September 8, 6:00-7:30pm
  • Thursday, September 10, 4:00-5:30pm
  • Where: Ketchum-Downtown YMCA, MPR 1, 401 S. Hope Street, Los Angeles 90071
  • For Sophomores/Juniors during Summer 2016
  • All expenses paid scientific expedition
  • Sign up here to be on their email list
  • Application Deadline December 14, 2015

Nancy Thorp Poetry Contest:

  • For Sophomore/Junior female students
  • College scholarships and cash prizes available
  • Application deadline October 30, 2015

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Jobs and Resources Available

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Check out the following work opportunities and resources available:

  • City Year is Hiring: Must by at least 17 years old,  a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. High School Seniors or Graduates only. Deadline is Tuesday, April 29 @ 3:30pm. Apply here.
  • Summer Job Opportunity: 2014 Summer Night Lights Program: Available to high school students and recent graduates. Click here to apply (see the website for deadlines).
  • Saturday Senior Project Paper Help: Need help with your Senior Paper? See Ms. Garcia for more information. She’ll be offering a special Senior Paper Workshop on Sat. 4/26 from 8:00am – 12:00pm.
  • Spring Fling Youth Resource Fair: Summer job employment, college counseling, health exams, and more. Food, games, live bands and Power 106! Click here for more info.
  • Community Services Unlimited Inc. Apprenticeships/Internships: Food/Urban Farming (Spring, Summer, and Fall). For students 17 years and up. Click here for more information and to apply. (Disregard the 2010 dates, an error).
  • Youth Air Fair: Interested in a job in the skies? Arts and Aviation Career Fair is on Saturday, May 3 from 10am-4pm. Click here for more information.

Summer Internships Available!

Interns Wanted

Check out the following Summer Internships available:

  • Summer Law Internship Opportunity: Juniors/Seniors Only. Candidates must attend a Job Skills Workshop on March 22 to be considered. Only for students with rights to work in the U.S.
  • Dream Summer Internship: Project of the UCLA Labor Center’s Dream Resource Center. Students must be 18 years old by June 2014, all students eligible regardless of immigration status. Deadline is April 14.
  • EcoVoices Work Experience Program: Must be seniors, ages 17+. Meeting Friday, March 14, 1:15-3:45 in Gurrola’s Room 235 for more information. Click Here for more info.
  • Urban Science Corps Summer Internship Program: For all high school students, must be strongly interested and consistent in attendance. Meeting Friday, March 14, 1:15-3:45 in Gurrola’s Room 235 for more information. Click Here for more info.

Scholarships Available!

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Scholarships now available. Click on the links for more information.

Special thanks to Dianne Hurtado (with YPI), Anjelica Alarcon (representing HOLA) and Ms. Vargas for spreading the word!