ACT Summer Prep Intensive

The Teen Service’s College and Career Readiness team is hosting an ACT Summer Prep Intensive at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library.

You must visit www.memphislibrary.org, click on the tile labeled “ACT Summer Prep Intensive” to begin the application process and register.

During this eleven session summer series, learn test-taking strategies, calculator shortcuts, and more! Registration will be open during the month of May. Please be sure to register for the event as seating is limited. Session drop-ins are welcome, if space is available. Keep in mind space may not be available for drop-ins during any given session. Availability for drop-ins is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Students are encouraged to bring their own calculators. A small number of calculators will be available for in-class use for students that do not own one.

DATES AND TIMES
The free sessions will be from 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library in Room L-56 on:

June 22, 2019
June 29, 2019
July 13, 2019
July 20, 2019
July 27, 2019
August 3, 2019
August 10, 2019
August 17, 2019
August 24, 2019
August 31, 2019
September 7, 2019

*Light refreshments will be served or participants may bring their own lunch.

High School Summer Law Intern Program Sponsored by the Memphis Bar Association
 
Who: Current Shelby County Schools Minority Sophomores and Juniors
 
What: 2018 High School Summer Law Intern Program
 
When: June 4, 2018 – June 29, 2018
 
Why: The High School Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) seeks to develop and nurture an interest in the legal profession among young people from underrepresented groups, with long-term goal of increasing diversity in the legal profession.
 
Qualifications:
To be considered for a 2018 SLIP internship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Be a minority high school student in good standing 
  • Begin junior or senior year of high school in August, 2018
  • Reside in, and attend school in Shelby County
  • Never previously accepted into SLIP
 
Selection Criteria:
Members of the Memphis Bar Association (MBA) Summer Law Intern Program Committee will judge applicants on the following criteria:
 
  • Interest in law as a future career 
  • School and community activities and/or employment history
  • Oral presentation skills (e.g., group interviews)
  • Writing skills (e.g. Statement of interest)

If interested, please click HERE for the application.

Bossy Is As Bossy Does Scholarship Foundation
 
For 2018-2019 School Year
 
Seeking to award $250 to 2 full-time students enrolled in any accredited 4-year undergraduate college or university. This scholarship is available to all classifications majoring in Marketing, Management, Business Administration, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, or Special Education.
 
Requirements:
 
– Have a current GPA of 2.8 or higher
– Complete a 500 word essay. Essay Topic: Explain the importance of (your major) in today’s society.
– Submit an official transcript (electronic copies only)
 
Submission date begins December 1, 2017
 
Deadline: March 20, 2018
 
The recipients of the Bossy Is As Bossy Does Scholarship
will be notified by August 1, 2018.
 
If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, send one email to BossyIsAsBossyDoes@gmail.com. Include your Full name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address, Name of College/University, Classification, Major(s),
Essay, and Electronic Copy of Transcript. If any requested component is missing, your scholarship application will be deemed incomplete and ineligible.
We appreciate your interest and please share with your friends and family!

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Historical Booker T. Washington High School Holds Scholarship Events

By: Tecia G. Marshall

February 24, 2017

Memphis, TN – Booker T. Washington High School, Memphis, Tennessee, announces its 2017 Warrior Weekend of events.  The weekend will consist of various engaging and remarkable events that bring alumni, current students, faculty, staff and the entire community together to raise money for the STEM and scholarship fund.

Warrior Weekend will be held from Thursday, April 6 through Saturday, April 8.  Events include a business expo, community coffee, alumni basketball game, prayer breakfast, all-white affair and talent showcase.

Although it is titled, “Warrior Weekend” anyone is welcome to join the festivities.  All-inclusive tickets are $70 and individual event tickets will be available as well.

http://btwhigh.wixsite.com/btwmemphis

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Princeton a prize in Race Relations – DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2017

The Princeton Prize in Race Relations recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a significant positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts.

Past Prize recipients receive a cash prize of $1,000 and an all-expenses-paid weekend to a national symposium on race at Princeton University.

Any current 9th-12th grade student who in the past 12 months has been actively involved in a volunteer effort that has positively impacted race relations in his or her school or community is encouraged to apply.
 

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Deadline January 31.