NASA sponsors the National Space Club Scholars Program – a six week internship at NASA’s 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 online at www.education.gsfc.nasa.goc/pages/placement.html. Apply now! Deadline: February 17, 2009.
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. The curriculum focuses on personal and interpersonal leadership skills and runs from June 20 to June 26. The cost is $400.00. To apply go to www.morehouse.edu and click on “Events at the Leadership Center” to access the application. Deadline: February 20, 2009.
George Washington University Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program – this program places academically talented high school students that are at least 16 years old with interest in science and math in Department of Defense laboratories for an 8 week period over the summer. This is an invaluable experience in the world of scientific research, with hands on exposure to scientific and engineering practices not available in the high school environment. It is a [aid apprenticeship ($2,000) and the students are assigned a scientist or engineer as their mentor. To apply or get more information about the program go to http://www.usaeop.com. Students must submit their transcript (minimum GPA 3.0) and a teacher recommendation to the program director for consideration and daily transportation is the student’s responsibility. The program runs from June 22 – August 14, 2009. Deadline: February 27, 2009.
JCAESP/AFSCME Local 4011 Scholarship – this is a $500 scholarship opportunity for high school students in need of financial assistance to attend college. The committee will examine and award the scholarship based on the following criteria: 50% scholastic record, 40% financial need, 5% recommendations, 5% biographical sketch or essay. Students must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher. Fill out the application located in the College Career Room and send to the address listed. Deadline: February 27, 2009.
Rumpke Recycling Scholarship – this is a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship for graduating seniors in the JCPS pursuing a two to four year degree in marketing, economics, management, or other related field. These are the onlu qualifications considered. Fill out the application located in the College Career Room and answer 4 essay questions to apply. Mail all materials to Sara Cullin at 9600 Colerain Avenue, Suite 312, Cincinnati Ohio 45011. Deadline: February 27, 2009.
Study Island KCCT Core Content Test Preparation – this is an online resource that provides web based materials and remediation for students who wish to refine and master their knowledge to better perform and score higher on the KCCT tests. Anyone would benefit from this service. There is a fee involved, but there is a 20% off promotion for new customers available until February 28, 2009. For more information or to view an online quick tour of the service visit www.studyisland.com/KY or you may email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for 20% off is February 28, 2009.
The Race for Education Scholarship Program – these scholarships range up to $10,000 and are available to students interested in the equine industry. Students should have a minimum GPA of 2.85 and have household incomes of less that $50,000. Application forms are available online at www.racingscholarships.com and are accepted between January 1, 2009 until the end of February. Deadline: February 29, 2009.