Thursday, February 28, 2008

Martin Luther King Advocacy Essay Contest

Submit an essay for the 2008 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Advocacy Competition. The topic for the essay is Disparity in Juvenile Criminal Charges. Visit the following web site for more detailed information: Deadline: April 1, 2008

Monday, February 11, 2008

Best Buy Scholarships for High School Seniors

Best Buy Children's Foundation will award $2.75 million to graduating high school seniors across the United States. Students have until February 15, 2008 to complete an online application. Click on the title to zoom to the application.

Winners will be slected based on their outstanding commitment to and involvement in community service or work experience, along with a solid academic performance. The high school senior must plan to enter a full-time undergraduate course of study at either a 2 or 4 year college, university, or vocation technical school in the United States or Puerto Rico no later than fall 2008.

Friday, February 1, 2008

AIA Scholarship Program

The Staten Island Chapter of the American Institute of Architects is sponsoring the annual design competition for all Staten Island high school students. See Ms. Marsigliano to apply for this wonderful opportunity. The deadline is Wednesday, April 2, 2008.

USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships

Click on USA Funds, the nation's leading education-loan guarantor, is accepting applications online for a total of $3.2 million in scholarships to assist college students from low-to-moderate-income households.

USA Funds will award more than 2,100 USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships to quaqlified students nationwide for the 2008-2009 year. The application deadeline: Feb. 15, 2008

College Goal Event

For high school students looking to attend college but are overwhelmed about how to pay for it - check out "A College Goal" Sunday, February 3, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. inside the Spiro Hall computer labs at Wagner College, Grymes Hill.