Friday, March 28, 2008

April 2008

  • 1st Mario Salvadori Scholarship for Built Environments deadline
  • S.I. Reading Association Annual Scholarship Essay Contest deadline
  • Hispanic Scholarship Application deadline
  • (AHETEMS) Rotary Club of North Shore of S.I. deadline
  • Time Warner Scholarship deadline
  • SAT Registrationfor 5/3 test
  • 2nd American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Italian Club of S.I. Scholarship dealine
  • 4th Random House Creative Writing Competition deadline
  • 10th SAT late registration for 5/3 test
  • Open houses at Johnson & Wales University
  • 12th ACT Test (3/7 Registration)
  • 14th Eleanor Allwork Scholarship for Architecture deadline
  • 15th American Fire Sprinkler Association Essay Contest Scholarship: Signet Essay Contest Scholarship
  • 18th S.I. Mid Island Rotary Club Scholarship deadline
  • 20th Patrick Kerr Skateboard Scholarship deadline
  • 22nd 2008 Student View Scholarship
  • 25th Melissa Nier Memorial Scholarship
  • 30th ABENY Scholarship deadline
  • Holocaust Remebrance Contest dealine
  • Digital Edge's 2008 Scholarship deadline


Monday, March 24, 2008

Summer Programs for High School & College Students: 2008

Below are powerful links to hundreds of summer positions and internships across the U.S. The Ventures Program link will direct you to colleges and universities across the country and their programs in leadership, pre-college, liberal arts, writing, math, and other areas:

Summer Ventures Scholars Program: http://www/
Summer Opportunities for Minority Undergraduate Students:
Over 250+ Summer Enrichment Summer Programs:
Math Gateways for High School Students:
Summer Medical and Dental Programs & More:
Summer Programs/Camps
Marking Engineers 'Cool' Website
Another Sciences Gateway for Summer "GREAT"
Summer Programs Gateway:
Peterson's Summer Programs
Our 200 Free Minority Scholarships List is at:

Apply for Greatest Generation Scholarship

Apply for the 2008 Greatest Generation Scholarship Program, which awards cash grants to six outstanding public high school seniors. Seniors must possess the following characteristics:

  • Academic excellence
  • Leadership skills
  • Community service experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Financial need
  • Exemplary attendance in high school
  • Winners will receive $15,000 a year for up to four years of college and additional awards for their high school and the community service programs with which they are involved.

Application website: or contact Ronnie Solow @ 212-374-7646 or

Microsoft's DigiGirlz High Tech Camps

Microsoft's DigiGirlz Hich Tech Camps is now accepting applications. The camp was developed to provide girls with a better understanding of what career technology is all about. It is a 3 - 5 days experience which provides opportunities in (1) Learning about careers in technology, (2) Talk with Microsoft employees about their life experience, and (3) Hands-on computer and technology workshops.
In addition to providing contact information, the girls will be asked to answer 2 essay questions. After being selected, you will receive an informational packet with forms to complete. Also, a letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor. Girls must be in 9th - 12th grade to be eligible. The camp is free. For more info visit:

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Staten Island Parent's Association Contest

The Staten Island Parent Association is sponsoring an essay contest. The top prize is $2,000.
The due date is Thursday, March 13, 2008.

See Ms. Marsigliano in room 318 for more details.

Note: Make sure that you write a draft and it is seen by several pairs of eyes to make sure that you are submitting your best work.