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Four Scholarship Workshop by Dr. Erazo-Davila
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
- The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship for the nation’s top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges or universities. JKCF offers its Cooke Scholars access to generous (up to $40,000 a year) financial support for two to three years, college planning support, ongoing advising, and the opportunity to connect with the thriving community of fellow scholars. The application deadline is November 20, 2019. Website: https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarship/
- The Women’s Forum of NY Education Fund Awards are given to high-potential women, age 35 and over, whose education and lives have been disrupted by extreme adversity. Applicants must demonstrate noteworthy promise, resilience in the face of challenges and a commitment to making a difference. Financial need should be evident, and the candidate should be enrolled in a degree program and be in good academic standing. The application deadline is December 1, 2019. Website: https://womensforumny.org/education-fund/
- The Dream.US National Scholarship. This is a scholarship program for high school and community college graduates who intend to pursue their associate or bachelor degree. The eligibility criteria requires that applicants have or are eligible for DACA or TPS. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please see the website: http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/guidelines/. The application opens in November.
- The Kaplan Leadership Program(KLP) works with high-potential associate’s degree students who have a financial need; it provides them with resources and support to help them raise their expectations, expand their personal goals, and eventually attain leadership roles in their professions and communities. In addition to academic scholarships, KLP provides funding to assist with living expenses and other help in addressing many of the barriers students face. Through individualized academic advising, transfer counseling, college tours, summer study opportunities, and mentoring from corporate leaders, Leadership Program students are provided with the targeted help and resources needed to remove obstacles on the road to complete a four-year program and career success. The application opens in January. More information can be found at the website:http://www.kaplanedfoundation.org/become-a-scholar