Partnership for After School Education

Issue 115

January 15, 2016

The Smith College-Project Coach Fellowship

The Smith College-Project Coach Fellowship is an innovative tuition-free masters program that prepares aspiring coaches and teachers to work at the intersection of urban youth development and education. PC Fellows receive a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Smith in one year or a Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Studies in two years. Fellows attend Smith College classes while working about 20 hours a week as an assistant in Project Coach, a nationally recognized inner-city, teen leadership program and primary level afterschool program. Applications are due January 30, 2016.

January 15, 2016

NYS Get on Your Feet Loan Forgiveness Program

The NYS Get on Your Feet Loan Forgiveness Program provides federal student loan debt relief to recent New York State college graduates. Students who graduate from a college or university located in NYS in 2014-15 or thereafter, continue to live in NYS upon college graduation, earn less than $50,000 per year, participate in either the federal Pay As You Earn (PAYE) or eligible Income Based Repayment (IBR) program, and apply within two years of graduating from college are eligible to have their federal income-based repayment plan commitment covered for two years. Visit the Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) website for more information.