College Readiness Roundup & Student Job Fair!

 

This free educational event is designed to provide high school juniors, high school seniors and college freshman (and their parents) with the resources needed to successfully prepare for college.

FREE FOOD AND DRINKS.

Free registration: CRRMemphis.eventbrite.com

Saturday, February 29, 2020 | 11 am – 2 pm

United Way of the Mid-South | 1005 Tillman St., Memphis, TN

Sponsored by The Vanross Foundation

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.

C.L. Ratliff Scholarship for High School Seniors 2017
 
For more information click the link below:
 
C.L. Ratliff Scholarship for High School Seniors 2017
 
The C. L. Ratliff Scholarship Foundation will grant scholarships to selected graduating seniors living in the mid-south area who have been accepted to a college, university or vocational/technical school where the students will enroll for the fall of 2017. The scholarships are competitive and vary in amounts up to $1,000.
 
In order to be considered for the C. L. Ratliff Scholarship, both the character references and application form must be completed. The character references must be completed by midnight, April 8, 2017, and the application form must be completed by midnight April 15, 2017.
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Upcoming architecture summer camp at the University of Memphis!

There are scholarships available for the camp, applications are due April 15. The application is available online: http://aiamemphis.org/s/2016-Architecture-Summer-Camp-Application-copy.pdf

Background Info:

The Architecture+Design Summer Program, celebrating its 13th anniversary in 2016, is an exciting summer day program developed for high school students who are interested in learning more about the art, science, and practice of design. The camp program is structured around a variety of activities including an introduction to architectural and structural concepts, computer applications, model building, and freehand drawing. The program of study also includes trips to construction projects, visits to architectural offices, and a walking tour of historic sites. Local architects, engineers, landscape architects, and other design professionals serve as guest lecturers.

The program is jointly sponsored by the University of Memphis Department of Architecture and AIA Memphis.

Participants work one-on-one and in groups with U of M instructors, local architects, engineers, landscape architects, and design professionals and culminate their experience with presentation of student projects and a certificate presented to a professional jury, family, and friends.
Here are links to AIA Memphis posts about the camp:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AIAMemphis/posts/1145080138865159
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AIAMemphis/status/718111573596712960