engineering as a college major and/or career. There are many activities offered as well as a drawing for a $4,000 scholarship awarded to a qualified student. For more information go online at www.engr.uky.edu/eday or call 859-257-8827 to receive more information. Deadline – no announced deadline to participate.
The University of Maryland, College Park: Women in Engineering, E2@MD, July 12-18 or July 19-25, rising juniors and seniors. Go to www.wie.umd.edu/precollege or call 301-405-3283. Deadline: No announced deadline.
The 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 www.ysp.umd.edu/pr Deadline: No announced deadline.
U.S. Bank Intern Scholarship Program – This scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Bank Student Banking Division. Thirty students will receive $1000 scholarships selected by random drawing. Contact usbank.com/studentbanking to apply. Deadline: No announced date.
U.S. Department of Energy - Sponsored by The Department of Energy, this scholarship will provide financial assistance to students majoring in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. Students will also receive an opportunity to apply for a summer internship with the Department of Energy. Amount: $2200 per semester ($4400 per academic year) Duration: Fall 2008 – Spring 2009 Criteria: Must be a U.S. citizen and current full time student Students majoring in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) Must apply for Department of Energy Internship Maintain not less than 3.0 cumulative GPA each semester for the duration of the scholarship. Currently enrolled at one of our member institutions Students may apply online at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Website: http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org/students/unique_scholarships.html Deadline - None announced at this time.
U.S. House of Representatives Page Program – this is an opportunity for rising juniors and seniors to earn up to $20,181 annually working as a page for the U.S House of Representative in Washington D.C. During the academic year, pages live in Washington D.C. and serve as support staff for the House of Representatives. Students must be at least 16 years old and be sponsored by a member of Congress. For more information contact congressman John Yarmuth or go online at http://pageprogram.house.gov/ Deadline: no announced deadline.
Youth For Understanding USA Study Abroad Program – This is a summer program or longer in which students travel to another country to immerse themselves in the lives, culture, and communities of a carefully selected host family in one of 40 countries around the globe. A scholarship program is available. For more information go online at www.yfu-usa.org or call 1-800-TEENAGE or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline – no announced deadline to participate.
How to Get in and Pay For College – Free Seminar and Opportunity Fair – this fantastic free opportunity will be presented at Atherton High School for all JCPS Seniors and their families on September 16, 2008. The Opportunity Fair starts at 5:30 p.m. and is followed by a workshop with special guest speaker Gen Tanaba, a national expert on college and university admissions and financial aid. The workshop starts at 6:30 and will end around 7:30 p.m. Free! Keep looking for flyers and other posted information promoting this great resource. Date of Event: rescheduled for October 21, 2008.
Presidential Classroom - this is a non-profit week long program founded on the principles of John F. Kennedy when he summoned America’s youth to take an active role in their country and the world. Students settle into