Sophomores- You are eligible to apply for the University of Pennsylvania’s Summer Mentorship Program! This is a FREE 4-week program in the summer that allows incoming 11th grade students to explore campus and learn about colleges and careers. The fields offered are: dental medicin, engineering, law, medicine, and nursing. Go to http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/eap/smp for more information.
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Are you an athlete interested in playing in college? There is a free information session at Lincoln H.S. on March 6 from 6-8pm for you. You will learn more about NCAA requirements and how to talk to coaches. For more information, contact Tiffany Murphy at 215-400-4190 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications for apprenticeship will be accepted for the following trades: Carpenter, Mill/Cabinetmaker, Millwright, Wharf & Dock Builder, Resilient Floor Layer, Lather and Drapery Worker. Applicants must apply in person on one of the following dates: February 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, Saturday, February 18, and February 21, 22 and 23, 2017, from 8 a.m. to [...]
Check out these apps to help you prepare for college & career: Step Up to College- this is the mobile app that goes along with the Guide created by the Philadelphia Mayor's office. Check out the college and scholarship searches! Click here for Step Up to College App Play to Prep- this app helps students to [...]
Check out these helpful sites for information on careers: PA Career Zone Occupational Outlook Handbook My Next Move Education Planner CollegeBoard Career Search Guide to PA Career Schools
Check out this site for links to summer programs for high school students- http://www.studenteducationprograms.com/pennsylvania/
https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/- Students can look up schools and see the average salary of graduates, the graduation rates, and more. https://mycollegedollars.hyfnrsx1.com/?ep_mid=11321274&ep_rid=216323014- MTV and Collegeboard collaborated for this site. See featured scholarships every day!
Students ages 16-18 interested in the field of engineering- Rutgers University is offering a week-long program this summer to introduce students to a variety of engineering areas such as aerospace, biomedical, forensic, mechanical, and more. Go here for an application- http://summer.rutgers.edu/precollege-academies/apply
All seniors should be applying for the Philadelphia Scholarship! Check out the application here- https://beta.phila.gov/media/20161027121520/Philadelphia-City-Scholarship-Application-Packet.pdf Check out these lists of scholarships from Fast Web and Scholarships.com! http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/super-high-school-scholarships?utm_source=edu&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20161208_EDU and https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/deadline/deadline-in-december. The PA Association of Educational Office Professionals office scholarships every year. Go to http://www.paeop.com/page/71 for an application and more information. “Facing Acne Scholarship” for seniors- http://www.facingacne.com/scholarships/ [...]
High school girls- If you have high grades and receive free or reduced lunch, you may be eligible for the Ellis Trust Fund. This allows female students to apply for funds to cover any extra-curricular programs such as art classes, college programs, school supplies, and more! Check it out at http://www.ellistrust.org/.