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NHMA’s 20th Annual Conference Save the Date: April 21-24, 2016

October 27, 2015

 
 This year’s theme is “Advancing Hispanic Health – The Next 20 years: NHMA leading the way”. The annual conference connects you with educational opportunities to optimize clinical decisions and network with a community of innovative problem-solvers in health care and policy. Additionally, CME credits will be provided for several workshops and plenary sessions. To register, view the conference agenda, or submit the Call for Abstracts please visit:

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DREAMers Scholarship for first time college students and graduating community college students- Deadline 2/15/2016

October 26, 2015
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TheDream.US
Deadline: February 15, 2016
TheDream.US provides college scholarships to highly motivated DREAMers who want to get a college education but cannot afford it. Our scholarships will help cover your tuition and fees for an associate’s or bachelor’s degree at one of our Partner Colleges. Note: You must be accepted to and eligible for in-state tuition (if applicable) at one of our Partner Colleges in order to receive the Scholarship.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an American immigration policy that allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to receive a renewable two-year work permit and exemption from deportation.
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FIRST TIME COLLEGE STUDENTS
This scholarship is available to high school seniors or high school graduates with demonstrated financial need who are first time college students and seek to earn a career-ready associate’s or bachelor’s degree at one of our Partner Colleges. Students who are currently enrolled in college are not eligible. Scholars are selected from a nationwide pool of applicants.
To be eligible to apply, you must:
  • Either graduate from high school or earn your GED diploma by the end of the 2015-2016 academic year or have already graduated or earned your GED diploma;
  • Have earned a high school un-weighted GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or an equivalent GED score);
  • Not have enrolled in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program or have earned college credits (excluding credits earned while in a high school pre-college, dual enrollment program, advanced placement testing, or through the College Level Examination Program CLEP);
  • Intend to enroll full-time in an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at one of TheDream.US Partner Colleges within one year of receiving the Scholarship;
  • Be eligible for in-state tuition if seeking to attend a Partner College that is a public institution;
  • Have come to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday;
  • Be DACA or TPS eligible and have applied for or received DACA or TPS approval; and
  • Demonstrate significant unmet financial need.
DACA Eligibility
Do I have to qualify for deferred action to apply?
Yes.  At this time, we require students to be eligible for the deferred action program.  TheDream.US is focused on providing college scholarships and having our Scholars graduate and join the workforce.  We also want our Scholars to be eligible for paid internships when they are available.  While you are not required to have been approved for the deferred action program at the time you apply, you are required to have applied for DACA approval.
http://www.thedream.us/scholars/

Premed Conference for American Indian/Alaskan Native students- Denver, CO- undergrad graduate students- 7/22-23/14

July 8, 2014

July 2014 Pre-Admission Workshop

https://www.aaip.org/media/news/m.blog/76/aaip-2014-pre-admission-workshop

Attention American Indian/Alaska Native Undergraduate and Graduate Students

What:  July 2014 Pre-Admission Workshop (PAW)

When:  July 22-23, 2014

Where:  Denver Hyatt Tech Center, Denver, CO

Sponsors:  AAIP and the University of Minnesota School of Medicine

Who Should Attend:  American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing a career in the allied health or medicine fields.

About the PAW:  This Pre-Admission Workshop is being held through AAIP’s partnership with the University of Minnesota School of Medicine.  The PAW is an event held to bring together AAIP member physicians, AI/AN college students, traditional healers, public health professionals, and other interested individuals with the goal of networking, learning and discussing the current state of Native health and health education.

Workshop Topics Include:

– Selecting a professional school

– Admissions tests (MCAT)

– Personal statements

– AMCAS application process

– Financial aid and scholarship resources

– Interview process including a mock interview

– Physician & medical student panel presentations

The Pre-Admission Workshop is a 2-day workshop aimed at addressing common challenges encountered by students in the health professional application process.  The curriculum focuses on skills necessary for successful application and admittance to health professional school.  AAIP has scholarships available to college students to cover the cost of airfare, hotel accommodations, conference registration and materials and most meals.

Scholarships:  Scholarships for the July 2014 PAW are available and awarded on a one-time basis.  These scholarships will cover airfare, lodging and meals.

Deadline for submission application and all requested materials is Monday, July 7, 2014.

To apply for the July 2014 PAW, please click on the link below to access the application.

July 2014 Minnesota PAW Application

For more information, please contact AAIP at 405-946-7072 or email Gary Lankford at glankford@aaip.org

2014 Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards-rising High School Senior- Deadline 9/15/14

April 26, 2014

Rising high school seniors can now apply for the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards. The grants are awarded to Latinos who show leadership in the classroom and the community. Students across the country can apply from now until September 25.

Please forward the application to eligible students.

 

http://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2014/forms/login.php

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College Summer Programs at Brandeis, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn, Stanford, or Yale – High School Junior- Deadline 3/26/14

March 7, 2014

Deadline: March 26, 2014


Program for HS Juniors (rising HS seniors)

Full Scholarships to College Summer Programs at Brandeis, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn, Stanford, or Yale

QuestBridge has partnered with Brandeis, Cornell, Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn, Stanford, and Yale to offer students a unique opportunity to take college-level courses at a top-tier university while residing in a dormitory with peers from across the country. These scholarships offer outstanding low-income students a special chance to experience life beyond high school and to gain first-hand experience on what to expect from attending a selective college.

http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/cps-summer-programs

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Discover Scholarship for College and Graduate School- Deadline 4/15/14

February 28, 2014

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We’re giving away
$40,000 in scholarships!

You could win $1,000 to help pay for college
or graduate school expenses. It’s easy to
enter and there is no obligation or
purchase necessary to win.

https://www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html

College Preg Scholarship through QuestBridge- High School Juniors- Deadline 3/26/14

February 28, 2014

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The 2014 College Prep Scholarship application is now open 

Submit the QuestBridge application by March 26.

 

QuestBridge’s College Prep Scholarship provides opportunities designed to help outstanding low-income high school juniors prepare to apply to top colleges. More than 2,000 students will be selected as College Prep Scholars and will receive one or more awards that will make them stronger applicants to selective colleges.

 

The QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship is designed for high school juniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite facing economic challenges. Most College Prep Scholars come from households earning less than $60,000 annually and have experienced long-term economic hardship.

Eligibility:

  • Students must be juniors who are planning to apply to college during the fall of their senior year.
  • Citizenship requirements: U.S. citizens, Permanent Residents, and international students attending high school in the United States are eligible to apply for the College Prep Scholarship.

Nordstrom Scholarship for High School Juniors- Deadline 5/1/14

February 26, 2014

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Nordstrom is excited to award $10,000 scholarships to 80 outstanding high school students to help them achieve their dreams of going to college. The Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes students across the country for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement. Check out our video to see recent winners!

DEADLINE IS MAY 1, 2014.

http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship

 

Secondary School Program @ Harvard- High School Students- Deadline March through May

February 26, 2014

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Program from 6/21/14 to 8/9/14

A college program at Harvard for high school students

Wondering what college is like? Experience it yourself this summer in Harvard’s Secondary School Program.

Take real Harvard courses

Alongside college and adult students, you can earn college credit in Harvard courses and explore subjects not available at your high school. You study with distinguished faculty, use state-of-the-art labs, and have access to the largest university library system in the world.

The online application period is open

  • If an international student, apply by April 14
  • If applying for financial aid, apply by March 24
  • If not applying for financial aid, apply by May 5

https://www.summer.harvard.edu/programs/secondary-school

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards- High School Senior- Deadline 10/1/13

August 29, 2013

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Applications for the 2013 Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards are now open!

If you are currently a senior in high school and of Hispanic/Latino descent, you can apply. The last day to apply is October 1st.

For 15 years, the Hispanic Heritage Foundation has honored young Latinos who excel in the classroom and community. The Youth Awards grants scholarships, (up to $3,000), and other great opportunities to high school seniors for their focus in various categories, including STEM, Healthcare, Education, Green, Business and Finance, Arts, and Fitness.

Please forward this to deserving students for a chance to receive a 2013 Hispanic Heritage Youth Award.

http://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2013/forms/about.php


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