Scholarship, Enrichment & Jobs

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The information provided for each scholarship below is a summary. Applicants are responsible for viewing complete information, requirements and changes provided on the website or paper application of the sponsor. More information for each one is available in Naviance: Colleges>Scholarships and Money>Scholarship List.

List of Popular/Well Known Scholarships

Here is a list of scholarships listed by web search popularity:


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Stanford Neurodiversity Project Camp - Zoom Meetings - July 20 - 31, 2020


Calling all U.S. high school students!

Interested in learning more about neurodiversity? Want to meet other neurodiversity advocates? Thinking about starting your own advocacy project?

Apply to the Stanford Neurodiversity Project Research, Education, and Advocacy Camp for High School Students
(SNP REACH)!

Application Link: tinyurl.com/apply-SNP-REACH



What is SNP REACH?

We’re a free, two-week summer camp for high school students across the U.S. to learn more about neurodiversity advocacy. Together, we will:

  • Learn about the history of the neurodiversity movement

  • Hear from neurodivergent student advocates in both high school and college

  • Learn about the strengths-based model, universal design, and current research around experiences of neurodiversity

  • Create neurodiversity advocacy project ideas for your school or community

  • Build a fun and supportive community around neurodiversity!


Check out our website for more info: https://med.stanford.edu/neurodiversity/education.html Whether you’re already involved in neurodiversity advocacy, or new to neurodiversity and looking to learn more, we’d love for you to join us! We’ll be meeting over Zoom from Monday, July 20 - Friday, July 31, Monday-Friday from 9am - 3pm PDT.


Apply at tinyurl.com/apply-SNP-REACH!

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until

Friday, May 1, 11:59 pm PDT.


**Because of the nation-wide changes in response to COVID-19, this year’s camp will be held online via Zoom. We’re working to make this camp as engaging and accessible as possible, and we’re excited to continue offering this space to high school students across the U.S.!**


The summer program is organized by the Stanford Neurodiversity Project, an initiative from the Fung Lab in Stanford’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.


Questions? Reach out to stanfordneurodiversityproject@stanford.edu

American Educational Guidance Center Website

Here's a website for information on online colleges/degrees and college scholarships: https://www.college-scholarships.com/.

College Ave Scholarship - Monthly $1,000 Drawings

Getting into college is the first step. Navigating how to pay for college is the next step. At College Ave, we know the best strategy for financing college is to first look at finding scholarship opportunities.


Enter to win our College Ave Student Loans scholarship, and you could win $1,000 for school. We’ll choose one lucky winner each month, so be sure to come back each month to enter.


For more information, go to https://www.collegeavestudentloans.com/promotions/monthly-scholarship-award/.

KIA The Great Unknowns Scholarship - $5,000

On March 9th, our friends at Kia—forever dedicated to giving back to local communities-- will begin accepting applications for an amazing scholarship program called “The Great Unknowns.”

The program targets high school seniors (at least 16 years of age) who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year and reside in the United States.

It focuses on students who plan on pursuing a degree in one of the following fields:

• Sciences—Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Medicine, Physics, Applied Sciences,

• Material Sciences

• Technology— Aeronautics, Automotive Sciences, Computer Sciences, Mechanical Sciences, Technical/Vocational Majors (involving machines, computers, technologies)

• Engineering—All engineering fields, such as Applied, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical, etc.

• Arts—Design, Graphics, Architecture, Fashion, Fine Arts, Studio Arts, Motion Pictures/Television

• Entertainment Arts (other design-driven arts will be considered)

• Math—Math, Applied Math, Statistics

We meet so many amazing teens all year. If you’d like to register yours, please visit the site to learn more: CLICK HERE!

RB Republican Women Federated Scholarship (2) - $1,000 & $500 - Deadline June 15, 2020 & December 1, 2020

Purpose of the Scholarships: First to help a conservative with their academic studies. Second, to encourage individuals with an interest in government and politics to further develop conservative values and to actively participate in their community.


DEADLINE IS JUNE 15, 2020

- RBRWF Scholarship for $1,000

- Complete RBRWF Application Part 1 and 2 – parent signature required

- Essay 500-1000 words

- Most recent high school transcript

- Two Letters of recommendation

- For Graduating High School Senior in Poway Unified School District


DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 1, 2020

- Charlotte Devlin Scholarship for $500 (Women only)

- Complete Charlotte Devlin Scholarship Application Part 1 and 2

- Proof of Republican registration

- Resident of San Diego County

- Essay 500 words- why you should receive this award

- Documentation of acceptance to or currently attending a Community college, Technical or Vocational school

- One letter of recommendation


The application and further detailed requirements are on the website: www.RBRWF.org

Mail, email or drop off application form and accompanying material to: Karen Boyle 17609 Devereux Rd. San Diego, CA 92128. Must be postmarked or received by the date indicated on the applications. If you have questions, send an email to: kkboyle@pacbell.net

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship - $1,000 - Deadline June 12, 2020

The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships at abbottandfenner.com


Topic:

Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.


For more information, please go to http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php.

Console and Associates Legal Scholarship - $1,000 - Deadline June 15, 2020

The scholarship is open to any college student (or accepted high school senior) who has a 3.0 or higher GPA and is either currently pursuing or plans to pursue a law-related degree.


•What’s A Law-Related Degree?

Pre-law, Paralegal Studies, Legal Assisting, Juris Doctor

•Who Can Apply?

High school seniors with a college acceptance letter, undergrads, or students currently pursuing their law degree.


Applicant Must Meet All Requirements

•Applicant must be college students (or high school seniors with an acceptance letter) who are either already pursuing a law degree or plan to in the future.

•Hold a 3.0 or higher overall GPA

•Be a US citizen


For more information, please go to https://www.myinjuryattorney.com/legal-scholarship/?msID=0c5e7eaf-4f20-4030-bb96-0df8ed2d163e

Angels Wings Thai Scholarship Initiative 2020 - Deadline June 30, 2020

The Angels Wings Foundation announces our fourth round of Thai Scholarships to rising college students of Thai ancestry residing in the United States. The initiative behind the Angels Wings Thai Scholarship is to recognize and honor Thai American students who have demonstrated academic excellence, concern for their Thai community, heritage connection and desire to continue their education. The required factors may be demonstrated through participation in community, high school/college and advocacy activities.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicants for the Angels Wings Thai Scholarship must: • Live anywhere in the US • Be a graduating high school senior • Be entering an accredited college, university or trade school for the 2020-2021 school year • Have an unweighted cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better • Demonstrate your aspiration through a written essay titled: How has your Thai heritage affected the way you see the world?


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (accommodations will be made according to adjusted school schedules)


ACCESS AN APPLICATION ONLINE: https://www.angelswingsfoundation.org/application


A N Y Q U E S T I O N S ? Contact Amelia Williamson at amelia@angelswingsfoundation.org

El Dabe Ritter Scholarship - $1,500 - Deadline June 30, 2020

This scholarship is now available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply. More information can be found on our scholarship application below:

Deadline: June 30, 2020


Award Amount: $1,500

Application: https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship

AWG Minority Scholarship - $6,000 - Deadline June 30, 2020

This program encourages young minority women to pursue an education and later a career in the geosciences. It provides financial aid and matches the student with a mentor in the same field who will offer guidance and support. This exchange will enhance the student’s experience and provide a view of the world ahead.


Award Amount: One or more awards totaling $6,000 will be given each summer for use during the next academic year (awards include AWG membership).


The applicant must be:

• A woman who is African-American, Hispanic, or Native American

• A full-:me student who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in the geosciences (geology, geophysics, geochemistry, hydrology, meteorology, physical oceanography, planetary geology, or earth science education) at an accredited college or university (high school students who will enter one of these fields during their freshman year may also apply)

• A contributor to the larger world community through her academic and personal strengths


For more information, go to http://awg.org/awards.

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AHS Community

Now more than ever before, we must stand strong, together. We must remain united as a community that celebrates diversity and values inclusion. It is our duty to build one another up, foster healthy connections, and be pillars of support.


As an organization that strives to recognize the individual and collective strengths of the leaders we serve, we are proud to announce the launch of our new community platform, ahscommunity.org.


Equal parts professional and personal, with desire to create a space for collaboration, sharing, and inspiration, AHS Community is Hamilton Scholars' response to a world that often times feels polarizing and disconnected.


AHS Community is more than a social platform -- it is a closed network for members of the Hamilton Scholars community.


Some exciting features of the platform include the abilities to:


  • Connect -- See what current Hamilton Scholars and Alumni are up to and stay in touch through our interactive, searchable directory and social feed
  • Give Back -- Provide mentorship, guidance, and potential employment and internship opportunities to current scholars through mentorship matchups
  • Advance -- Leverage your professional network to find new contacts and expand AHS' reach through the searchable "Opportunities" function
  • Learn -- Discover new opportunities, events, and contacts to deepen your relationships in the Hamilton Community

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations - $1,000 & All-Expenses Paid Trip to Princeton University

The Princeton Prize of Race Relations recognizes high school age students who are helping improve race relations in their schools or communities. Selected from 28 regions across the U.S., recipients of the Princeton Prize in Race Relations are awarded $1,000 and an all-expenses paid trip to Princeton University to attend the Princeton Prize Symposium on Race.


For more information, go to https://pprize.princeton.edu/.

2020 Range Camp Sponsorship

The RCD is able to fully sponsor one San Diego student to attend this year’s Range Camp! The goal of Range Camp is to introduce students to the professional world of plant, animal, and landscape management. The sponsorship covers the cost of camp fees and round trip airfare. Eligible students must be 15-18 years old and attend high school within our service area. This is a popular opportunity so early applications are highly encouraged. Be on the lookout for additional application instructions and visit http://casrm.rangelands.org/HTML/rangecamps.html for more information.

Futures at UC San Diego Extension.


Three program sectors all of which have full ride scholarships open to student (AND parent participants:

· Program Your Future: iOS Programming and Font End Web Development

· Manage Your Future: Business Management

· Formulate Your Future: Life Science Research

The scholarship application can be found and completed here. Space is limited so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible! If you have any specific questions, please reach out to precollege@ucsd.edu.

Rady Children's Weekend Medical Academy

Please see the flyer below for more information:

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Shipping Container/Tiny Home Interior Design Challenge - Deadline May 4, 2020

Are you an aspiring designer up for a challenge? The tiny house movement is an important part of today's housing industry. This competition aims to explore the challenges and limitations of a very small interior space while expanding the idea of a tiny house beyond its basic function as a physical shelter. The challenge is to design the interior space of a 20-ft repurposed shipping container for a single user.


For more information, please go to https://www.disd.edu/competition/.

ThoughtSTEM Summer Internships

Please click below to apply for coding camp internship opportunities:


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjTe4FVPS22aFe4cJUQJkmQ1qt_13yU_r8mWPeK1ZcqXQjZA/viewform


List of Jobs Available on TeenJobPrep.com

For local jobs available for students, check out https://teenjobprep.com/index.php/jobs/.

SAFARI Park Jobs

Are you a 16 year old and over student who loves animals and is looking for a job? The San Diego Zoo SAFARI Park is looking to hire many part-time jobs during Spring break and Summer. Below are the links for the applications:


Merchandise Sales Clerk

Food Service Clerk

Waterworks Aquatics - Swim Instructors Needed!

Please see the flyer below for more information.
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Poway Unified ESS Aides

NOW HIRING!
Program Aides
To apply, click here:
APPLY
*Morning, midday, afternoon contracts
*No nights or weekends
*Great kids
*Great staff
*Fun student projects and activities
*BEST. JOB. EVER.
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California Student Aid


College Solution: Lynn O’Shaughnessy is a nationally recognized college expert, who is a higher-ed journalist, speaker and educator. Her chief goal is to help families with teenagers become smart college shoppers as they search for schools.


CSU/UC Middle Class Scholarships


FAFSA: Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is necessary to determine eligibility for state and federal aid to cover college expenses.


Fast Web: Online resource for finding scholarships.


Fin Aid: The SmartStudentTM Guide to Financial Aid.


Student Scholarships: Online resource for finding scholarships.

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The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived protected characteristics under the law, including but not limited to ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, immigration status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2121.

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