Junior Statesmen Summer School Program at Georgetown, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale University This is a summer educational enrichment opportunity for outstanding high school students grades 9-11 who have a passionate interest in politics and current events. Students are immersed into a dynamic academic environment with three core components – Rigorous Curriculum, Debate and Leadership Training, and Exciting Guest Speakers from the White House, US House of Representatives, US Senate, and National News Agencies such as MSNBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, etc. Applicants must be nominated by your high school counselor. Indicate interest in receiving more materials about the program through your high school counselor. There are fees involved but there is also a procedure to file for financial aid. Deadline: No announced deadline.
Knight Technology and Welding School – this school has recently become an authorized welding training provider through the Kentucky Workforce Investment Act. That means people in the 7 surrounding counties can qualify to complete their welding training in 4- 8 weeks at no charge and then begin working immediately as a welder. Interested people can call (502) 495-1636 to begin their training to become a skilled and certified worker. www.knightschoolof welding.com. Deadline: No announced deadline.
Louisville Advertising Education Foundation – Established by the Advertising Federation of Louisville to award scholarships in the amount of $500 and up to students majoring in advertising related programs. Students must attend a Louisville area college or university. For more information contact the Advertising Federation of Louisville, 200 Distillery Commons, Suite 100, Louisville, Ky. 40206. Deadline: No announced date.
Louisville Technical Institute Annual Scholarship Competition Fair – This is an opportunity to compete for $60,000 in scholarships in a competition that awards amounts up to $3,000 in the categories of electronics, architectural and mechanical CADD and board drafting, interior design, free hand art work, computer art work, web design, and computer network administration. To register students must call Ron Chilton at 502-213-8228. The date is Saturday February 7, 2009 and registration begins at 9:30 am. Deadline: no announced deadline.
Louisville Technical Institute Tech Prep Scholarship – this is a $500 scholarship for students interested in attending the Louisville Technical Institute or Interior Design Institute. Indicate interest to your school counselor and they can send your name in for consideration. Deadline: None announced.
Making It Count Winning Characteristics Scholarship - Making It Count will offer one national and five regional scholarships to high school seniors who have participated in the Making College and Career Count presentation during the 2008-2009 academic year and who can exhibit excellence based on the “Winning Characteristics” highlighted in the program. One national $5,000 and five regional $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. The application includes general information as well as a 600 word essay on how well the student has demonstrated the “winning characteristics” discussed in the program. Eligibility requirements include participation in a Making College and Career Count Presentation Program. Application must be submitted after the date of the high school presentation. Applicant must possess a cumulative GPA of at least a “B” or higher at the time of application.. Applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident and must have plans to enroll in some type of formal education or training program following high school. Contact Info: www.makingitcount.com/scholarship/start/default.asp or call 513-772-1188. The online application will be available from January 1, 2009.
MetLife Internship/Scholarship - Sponsored by MetLife Corporation this program provides and internship and scholarship for rising seniors majoring in Computer Science, Information Technology and Management Information Systems. Students must apply for MetLife IT internship program and upon acceptance will be eligible for an academic scholarship at the end of their internship. Students must complete the internship to receive scholarship funds. Amount: $2500 per semester ($5000 per academic year) Duration: Fall 2008 – Spring 2009 (Internship Summer 2008) Criteria: Must apply for and be accepted into MetLife’s IT intern program (all candidates screened by TMCF Career Counselors – MetLife to make final selection), Majoring in Computer Science, Information Technology or Management Information Systems, Maintain not less than a 3.0 cumulative GPA for the duration of the scholarship, Currently enrolled at one of our member institutions, Must complete