Partnership for After School Education

August 05, 2019

​Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is now accepting applications for two of their scholarships. The College Scholarship Program, due November 13, 2019, is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. The Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, due November 20, 2019, is a highly selective scholarship for the nation’s top community college students seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees at four-year colleges or universities. Applications can be accessed via the Common App and the Common App for transfer students.

August 05, 2019

Union College's Getting to Know U Program

Union College is hosting an overnight college preview program, October 13-14, 2019, for high-achieving students from diverse backgrounds. This program is designed to allow students to learn more about the college's academic offerings; give them an authentic view of what life can be like at Union; and provide opportunities to engage with current students, faculty and administrators. Union College will cover the entire cost of the trip, including transportation and meals. Applications due September 22, 2019.

July 01, 2019

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

The College Board Opportunity Scholarships is a different kind of scholarship program. Students do not have to write an essay, fill out an application, or have a specific GPA or test score. The program rewards students for simply completing the actions they need to take in order to apply to college. The more effort students put in, the more opportunities they have to earn a scholarship. By completing the six actions outlined in the program, students become eligible to earn $40,000. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action. The program is open to all class of 2020 students who attend high school in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. territories. Students in the class of 2021 will be eligible beginning in late 2019. There is no citizenship requirement.

June 06, 2019

Fordham University Summer Reading Programs

Fordham University School of Professional and Continuing Studies is offering Summer Reading Programs as a community service to families on campus and at over 28 locations throughout New York. Since 1999, this program has helped students in the community build strong reading skills and develop a deep love of books and reading. The program is designed and taught by the Institute of Reading Development, a nationwide leader in reading skills instruction. Enroll online or by calling 1-800-964-8888.

June 06, 2019

NYC Salt Residency Program

NYC Salt's 36-week Residency Program focuses on photography and college preparation and is intended for students who wish to deepen their understanding and passion for the visual arts. In this program the students will learn how to use a camera, how to use light, how to find their vision, how to use their voice to tell a story and more. Student's experience group and one-on-one instruction in a professional photography studio. Application deadline is June 30, 2019.

June 06, 2019

Google Computer Science Research Mentorship Program

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 Google Computer Science Research Mentorship Program. This mentorship program promotes diversity in computer science (CS) research communities and promote CS research as a career option to promising undergraduate students from historically underrepresented groups. The program pairs students with a noted Google research scientist for a yearlong mentorship that potentially culminates in the publication of a research paper. In addition, participants will be awarded a grant to attend a premier computing conference with their mentor during the program year. To nominate students (up to 3) complete the nomination form by end of day June 14, 2019. Please make sure you have student consent before sharing their contact information.

June 06, 2019

Summer 2019 Workshops for Girls & Young Women

This summer New Settlement is partnering with two other non-profit organizations to bring Arts, Leadership and STEAM opportunities to girls and young women. Shake It Out ‘This Is Me’ Theater & Leadership Program includes theatre games, movement, monologue & poetry writing, storytelling, yoga, basic costume & set design and workshops with guest artists. EDSnaps Summer Workshop Studio Program provides hands on experience in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math, all through engaging activities and trips. EDSnaps aims to diversify the STEM workforce and inspire and empower female-identifying students to become exceptional global STEM community leaders through exposure to real-world snapshots of life-changing STEM career possibilities. Download an application for more information.

May 16, 2019

Global Kids Annual Youth Conference

The 2019 Global Kids Annual Youth Conference on Criminal Justice Reform will be held on May 23, 2019 at Hunter College. This full-day, youth-organized and youth-led event will bring together over 500 young people from public schools across New York City, Washington, DC and beyond to explore human rights, criminal justice, and efforts for reform both locally and globally. Participants will develop strategies to create change on these important issues both inside and outside their communities. Plenary sessions will feature speakers and creative performances while workshops will cover such topics as the impact of the war on drugs, prisoner's rights, racism and discrimination, incarceration of minors, political prisoners, and more.