Some of you reading this may have grandchildren or even children of age to consider these scholarship or job opportunities. I was on the look out because of many friends I know who have a child or grandchild jumping out there into the workforce hustle or still need some assistance.
I will continue to post things I come across but if you have additional information please post as a comment. Thanks so much.
I admit that I am tempted to go back to school, take the SAT again, score high and apply for some of these programs. But only the ones that do not have an age cap then I can say to Eyewitness News…(Just kidding, I think)
Princeton University has a Summer Journalism Program for low-income high school sophomores or juniors with at least a 3.5 GPA(on a 4.0 scare) who have an interest in journalism. The cost is FREE including travel costs to and from Princeton. Apply Now
Graduating sebuirs 17-24 can consider applying for a paid community service program in Washington, DC for 10 months. Visit the website for more information on this Americorp opportunity. Or you can call 202-776-7780. Remember this is a paid community service position that will provide oodles of experiance.
Do you know of any family earning less than $60,000 per year with an honor student graduating from school in spring 2010? If yes, let them know that Harvard University wants to pay that students college tuition. Visit Harvard’s admissions website.
I don’t know anyone who has used it yet but I ran across this online resource called Summer Jobs.
Here is a great site for summer camps looking for staff.