Valuable (and often untapped) scholarship and program information for our youth. Please circulate. Remember they are the future!


FREE!! MIT announces its MITES Program, (Minority
Introduction to Engineering and Science), a challenging 6
week summer program that prepares promising rising seniors
for careers in engineering and science. If you are selected,
all educational, housing, meals and activity costs are
covered. You must, however, pay for your own transportation
to and from MIT. To apply, go to http://mit.edu/mites/www

Apprenticeship program (summer) – This program places
academically talented H.S. students (at least 16 yrs old,
sophomores/ juniors) with interest in science & math in
Dept. of Defense laboratories for an 8-wk period over the
summer. This is an invaluable experience in the world of
scientific research, with hands-on exposure to scientific
& engineering practices not available in the HS
environment. It is a paid apprenticeship ($2,000) and the
students are assigned a scientist or engineer as their
mentor. To apply online or get more information about the
program: http://www.usaeop.com. Students must submit their
transcript (minimum GPA 3.0) and teacher recommendation to
the program director for consideration and daily
transportation is the student’s responsibility. Program
runs from June 22 – August 14, 2009.

FREE!! Princeton University announces its Summer Journalism
Program for low-income sophomores or juniors with at least a
3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) who have an interest in journalism.
The cost is free including travel costs to and from
Princeton! Apply now! Go to www.princeton..edu/sjp

FREE!! The National Center for Health Marketing’s
Global Health Odyssey Museum is pleased to offer the 2009
CDC Disease Detective Camp (DDC). DDC is an academic day
camp for students who will be high school juniors and
seniors during the 2009-2010 school year. Campers will take
on the roles of disease detectives and learn how CDC
safeguards the nation’s health. The camp will be offered
twice from June 22-26 and July 13-17. For more info and to
apply to go www.cdc.gov/gcc/exhibit/camp.htm.

FREE!! The American Legion sponsors a week-long summer
leadership program called Boys State. This year’s
program will be held at McDaniel College in Westminster,
Maryland from June 21-27. If you are a junior interested in
a leadership opportunity see your guidance counselor right
away for more information.

The Leadership Center at Morehouse College presents the
2009 Coca-Cola Pre-College Leadership Program. There are 2
programs, one for male students completing their sophomore
or junior year, and the other for male students completing
their senior year. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
(on a 4.0 scale). The curriculum focuses on personal and
interpersonal leadership skills. The program runs from June
20 to June 26. The cost is $400.00. To apply, go to
www.morehouse.edu. Application access is listed under
“Events at the Leadership Center.”

NASA sponsors the National Space Club Scholars Program, a 6
week summer internship at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight
Center. It is open to students who will be 16 years old and
have completed the 10th grade by June 2009, have
demonstrated high academic success, and have an interest in
space science or engineering as a career. Applicants must be
U.S. citizens. Applications are available in the Career
Center or online at
www.education.gsfc.nasa.gov/pages/placement.html Apply now!

University of Maryland, College Park: Women in Engineering,
E2@UMD, July 12-18 or July 19-25; rising juniors and
seniors. Go to www.wie.umd.edu/precollege or call

University of Maryland Young Scholars Program targets
rising juniors and seniors who have a strong academic record
and a desire to excel to experience college life while
earning three academic credits. 14 courses are offered for
three weeks from July 12 – 31, 2009. Visit

CITY YEAR, WASHINGTON DC (AmeriCorps) – Graduating seniors
who are not sure what they want to do after high school
should consider applying for a paid community service
position with City Year, Washington, DC., a group of 17-24
year olds committed to full-time service for ten months in
the Washington, DC community. Benefits include: living
stipend ($200 per week), health care coverage, free metro
pass, and $4,725 educational scholarship. For more info:
www.cityyear.org or email: cmurphy@cityyear.org/dc or call:
202-776-7780, Amanda Seligman. Recruitment open houses will
be held once a month at their headquarters:20918 U Street,
NW, 2nd floor, Washington, DC 20001.

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Nursing Program/free tuition

If you know of anyone between 18-28 years old, interested
in the Nursing field, University of the District of Columbia
(UDC) is offering FREE tuition, FREE books, a $250 monthly
stipend, and guaranteed job placement as a nurse at
Providence Hospital upon graduation (it’s a 3 year
program) with a starting salary of $40,000.

The program is recruiting new students now!! Please contact

Ms. Bison Smith (202) 266-5481 or Email
Bsmith@urbanalliance.org < mailto:Bsmith@urbanalliance.org SEND TO SOMEONE WHETHER THEY CAN USE OR NOT. THEY JUST MIGHT KNOW SOMEONE WHO CAN! ________________________________________________________________ AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENTS ARE NOT APPLYING! Even if you do not have a college-aged child at home, please share this with someone who does. Though there are a number of companies and organizations that have donated monies for scholarships to be used by African-Americans, a great deal of the money is being returned because of a lack of interest. No one is going to knock on our doors and ask if we can use a scholarship. Take the initiative to get your children involved. There is no need for money to be returned to donating companies because we fail to apply for it. Please pass this information on to family members, nieces, nephews, friends with children etc. We must get the word out that money is available. If you are a college student or getting ready to become one, you probably already know how useful additional money can be. Our youth really could use these scholarships. Thanks! (If clicking on the link doesn't work, copy and paste the URL in your web browser.) 1) BELL LABS FELLOWSHIPS FOR UNDER REPRESENTED MINORITIES http://www.bell-labs.com/fellowships/CRFP/info.html 2) Student Inventors Scholarships http://www.invent.org/collegiate http://www.invent.org/collegiate/ 3) Student Video Scholarships http://www.christophers.org/vidcon2k.html 4) ! Coca- Cola Two Year College Scholarships http://www.coca-colaschola rs.org/programs.html 5) Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships http://holocaust.hklaw.com/ 6) Any Rand Essay Scholarships http:// www.aynrand.org/contests/ 7) Brand Essay Competition http://www.instituteforbrandleadership.org/IBLEssayContest-2002Rules.htm 8) Gates Millennium Scholarships (major) http://www.gmsp.org/nominationmaterials/read.dbm?ID=12 9) Xerox Scholarships for Students http://www2.xerox.com/go/xrx/about_xerox/about_xerox_detail.jsp 10) Sports Scholarships and Internships < /B http://www.ncaa.org/about/scholarships.html 11) National Assoc. of Black Journalists Scholarships (NABJ) http://www.nabj.org/html/studentsvcs.html 12) Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary) http ://www.aphis.usda.gov/mb/mrphr/jobs/stw.html 13) Thurmond Marshall Scholarship Fund http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/sk_v6.cfm 14) Fin Aid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid scholarships) http://www.fina id.org/ 15) Presidential Freedom Scholarships http://www.nationalservice.org/scholarships/ 16) Microsoft Scholarship Program http://www.microsoft.com/college/scholarships/minority.asp< /A 17) Wired Scholar Free Scholarship Search http://www.wiredscholar.com/paying/scholarship_search/pay_scholarship _search.jsp 18) Hope Scholarships &Lifetime Credits http://www.ed.gov/inits/hope/ 19) William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students http://www.apsanet.org/PS/grants/aspen3.cfm 20) Multiple List of Minority Scholarships http://gehon.ir.miami.edu/financial-assistance/Scholarship/blackhtml 21) Guaranteed Scholarships http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/ 22) BOEING scholarships (some are HBCU connects) http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/educationrelations/scholarships 23) Easley National Scholarship Program http://www.naas.org/senior.htm 24) Maryland Artists Scholarships http://www.maef.org/ 26) Jacky Tuck field Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida)http://www.jackituckfield.org/ 27) Historically Black College & University Scholarships http://www.iesabroad.org/info/hbcu.htm 28) Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students h ttp://www.beanactuary.org/minority/scholarshipshtm 29) International Students Scholarships &Aid Help http://www.iefa.org/ 30) College Board Scholarship Search http://cbweb10p.collegeboard.org/fundfinder/html/fundfind01.html 31) Burger King Scholarship Program http://www.bkscholars.csfa.org/ 32) Siemens Westinghouse Competition http://www.siemens-foundationorg/ 33) GE and Lilac Scholarship Funds http://www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html 34) College Net’s Scholarship Database http://mach25.collegenet.com/cgi-bin/M25/index 35) Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid http://www.aflcioorg/schol airships/scholar.htm 36) Federal Scholarships &Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel http://www.blackexcel.org/25scholarships.htm 37) Scholarship &Financial Aid Help http://www.blackexcel.org/fin- sch.htm 38) Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group) http://www.efg.net/link_scholarship.htm 39) FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form &Info) http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ 40) Aid &Resources For Re-Entry Students http://www.back2college.com/ 41) Scholarships and Fellowships http://www.osc.cuny.edu/sep/links.html 42) Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies http://www.paralegals.org/Choice/2000west.htm 43) HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world) http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard_nomination..html 44) Scholarship and20Fellowship Opportunities http://ccmi.uchicago.edu/schl1.html 45) INROADS internships http://www.inroads.org/ 46) ACT-SO EUR Olympics < BRof the Mind 'A Scholarships http://www.naacp.org/work/actso/act-so.shtml 47) Black Alliance for Educational Options Scholarships http://www.baeo.org/options/privatelyfinanced.jsp 48) Science Net Scholarship Listing http://www.sciencenet.emory.edu/undergrad/scholarships.html 49) Graduate Fellowships For Minorities Nationwide http://cuinfo.cornell.edu/Student/GRFN/list.phtml?category=MINORITIES 50) RHODES SCHOLARSHIPS AT OXFORD http://www.rhodesscholar.org/info.html 51) The Rothberg Scholarship Fund http://www.roothbertfund.com

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  1. Madeline says:

    Doug, this information is phenominal!! Thanks so much for sharing.

  2. The Urban Alliance Program at Providence Hospital is no longer active. Please remove.

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