Partnership for After School Education


September 15, 2017

Apply to Camp Fire's National Youth Advisory Cabinet

Camp Fire is accepting applications for their National Youth Advisory Cabinet (YAC). YAC ensures youth voice in Camp Fire’s Movement, from policy to decision-making, including how best to communicate to youth and representing Camp Fire nationally and locally at conferences and special events. YAC is selected annually through a highly competitive application and interview process. High school and college students, anywhere in the U.S., who represent the broad spectrum of young people committed to community service and leadership are welcome to apply. Teens who have been active in Camp Fire are strongly encouraged to apply. However, Camp Fire participation is not required. The current YAC is composed of ten youth from around the country. The YAC Chair serves as a full voting member of the National Board of Trustees. The application deadline is September 25, 2017.

September 15, 2017

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is looking for talented community college students to apply for its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Students selected to be Cooke Scholars will receive up to $40,000 per year for up to three years of study, in addition to opportunities for internships, study abroad, and graduate school funding. Each award is intended to cover a significant share of the student’s educational expenses – including tuition, living expenses, books and required fees – for the final two to three years necessary to achieve a bachelor’s degree. Awards vary by individual, based on the cost of tuition as well as other grants or scholarships he or she may receive. Applications must be submitted by October 24, 2017 at noon ET.

September 15, 2017

Free Arts & Leadership Programs for Bronx Girls & Young Women

New Settlement Apartment's Program for Girls & Young Women offers free classes for girls ages 11 to young adult, after-school, evenings, and Saturdays. Prospective participants are invited to attend an orientation with or without a guardian on September 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm. Classes begin the week of September 25th and include dramatic writing and performance, Girl Talk, Sisterhood Academy, Hip-Hop dance, Poetry & Discussion, Healthy Relationships, College Access (G.O.A.L.), and more. Young women in high school may earn a stipend for some classes. For more information, download a flyer English or Spanish. Questions? Contact Joy Leonard 718-716-8000 x119 or j.leonard@newsettlement.org

August 15, 2017

Young Women’s Advisory Council​ Application

Girls for Gender Equity, Inc. is seeking applicants for the Young Women’s Advisory Council (YWAC) as part of New York City’s Young Women’s Initiative. YWAC is a forum where young trans and cis women and girls of color and gender non-conforming folks of color, ages of 12-24, come together to advance the recommendations proposed by the Young Women’s Initiative Report. This is a paid position including metrocard, an evening meal, and a stipend to cover childcare costs for young parents. Applications are due August 25, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Apply online or download an application.

August 15, 2017

2017 Summer Learning Scholar Nominations

The New York State Network for Youth Success is seeking nominations for three Summer Learning Scholars to attend their Power of 3:00 Summit on Summer Learning in New York City this November. Summer Learning Scholars will have the opportunity to present on their summer program and share the impact their program has had on their lives and education. The Summit will be attended by state and local elected officials, media, advocates, and supporters of expanded learning throughout New York State. Nominations are only open to students enrolled in a summer program in New York State (including New York City). All travel expenses to and from the event will be covered for each Summer Learning Scholar and their chaperone. Visit the NYS Youth Success website to access the application and nomination forms. Deadline to apply is September 15, 2017.

August 04, 2017

Free After-School Photography Program

NYC SALT has partnered with NYC Parks Computer and Resource Centers to provide five free digital photography and imaging workshops to 75 students committed to enrolling in the program for the 2017-2018 school year. Classes meet once a week for 2 hours and will run from October 2, 2017 - May 19, 2018. Students will learn how to see pictures in the world around them through an understanding of composition, light, color and moment. No previous photography experience required. As part of the class, students are provided with equipment and can choose between five NYC Parks & Recreation Centers: West Bronx, Washington Heights, Chelsea, East Village and LES. Only high school students qualifying for free or reduced lunch will be considered. The online application is due September 1, 2017. For questions email applications@nycsalt.org or call 917-929-0325.

August 04, 2017

​Karma for Cara Foundation's Microgrant Program for Students

Karma for Cara Foundation (K4C) helps young citizen leaders execute and magnify their initiatives to help repair the world. Through the K4C microgrant program, students 18 years of age and under may apply for funds between $250 and $1,000 to complete service projects in their communities. Applications are due October 1, 2017. For all questions related to microgrants, please contact k4cmicrogrants@livingclassrooms.org.

July 07, 2017

NYC Born and Raised High School Scholarship

The Law Offices of Ivan M. Diamond launched their Second Annual NYC Born and Raised High School Scholarship. To be eligible for this $2,500 scholarship, students must be recent New York City high schools seniors and must plan to attend college within New York City beginning fall semester 2017. The scholarship payment will be made directly to the award recipient’s school and is to be used exclusively for tuition and other educational expenses. Applications are due August 1, 2017. The winner will be announced mid-August.

July 07, 2017

NYC Office of the Mayor Fall Internship Program

The Mayor’s Office Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop the capacity to solve New York City’s most pressing issues. The mission of the Mayor’s Office Internship Program is to build a diverse pipeline of future public service leaders. The Internship Program encompasses three major components: a work assignment where interns are placed in specific departments and work on a range of projects and tasks; opportunities to engage with government officials; and a service project that interns collaboratively plan and execute. The 10-week program for high school students, college and graduate school students and graduates, and veterans begins September 20, 2017. Applications are due August 18, 2017.

July 07, 2017

Hudson River Community Sailing's City Sail Summer Camp

City Sail is Hudson River Community Sailing's (HRCS) week-long sailing summer camp for youth ages 10-17. No boating or swimming experience is required.  Students may sign up for multiple weeks. First-timers usually opt for 1-2 weeks and veterans go for 2-3 weeks. There are options for early drop-off and late pick-up. Scholarships are still available for HRCS' Inwood location.