List updated weekly with citywide opportunities for all grade levels.
Name: Milton Fisher Scholarships for Innovation and Creativity 2012
Deadline: April 30
Summary: NYC high school juniors and seniors are invited to apply for the Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity. Qualified candidates are students who have solved artistic, scientific, or technical problems in new or unusual ways, students who have developed a distinctive solution to problems faced by their school, community, or family, and students who have created a new group, organization, or institution that serves an important need.
Amount: Up to $5000 per year for four years
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
Resources to help you find scholarships:
Name: Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge
Deadline: March 23
Summary: Open to New York City high school students who can write and illustrate a children’s book that tells a story of tolerance and/or diversity.
Prize: First prize: A $5,000 college scholarship and publication of the book*
Sponsor: B'nai B'rith International
Name: True Stories By Teens Writing Contest
Summary: Monthly writing contests.
Prizes: 1st-$150, 2nd-$75
Sponsor: Youth Communication
Events and Other Opportunities
Camp G.O.A.L.S. for Girls continues in summer of 2012! The FREE 6-week camp will include a new cohort of 55 girls posed to enter the 9th or 10th grade in the fall of 2012. Interested female students must currently attend a New York City Public School. Through the Intrepid Museum’s collaboration with Iridescent, campers will experience hands-on activities and field studies focused in the fields of aviation, environmental science and engineering, marine science, fashion and science, medical science, and space/astronomy.Deadline for Students to Apply
: April 6Apply Now
Young Adult Internship Program
The Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) is an internship program for low-income New York City youth ages 16 to 24. The program begins with a two- to four-weekorientation followed by a 12-week paid internship. Once interns have completed their internship, YAIP offers nine months of follow-up services to help participants find a permanent job or a vocational/educational program. The deadline to apply is March 26, 2012, and program space is limited.Deadline To Apply
: March 26, 2012Apply Now
Princeton University's Summer Journalism Program
Princeton University's Summer Journalism Program is intended for low-income students with excellent academic records who are committed to pursuing a career in journalism. To apply for the program, you must meet the following qualifications:
- You must currently be a junior in high school.
- You must live in the continental United States.
- You must have at least an unweighted 3.5 grade point average (out of 4.0).
- You must have an interest in journalism.
- The combined income of your custodial parent(s) /guardian(s) plus child support payments, if any, must not exceed $45,000.
Bank of America Student Leaders Program
High school juniors and seniors can apply for the Bank of America Student Leaders program. The program’s goal is to cultivate and develop the next generation of community leaders through two components: an eight-week paid internship in the summer of 2012 with a nonprofit organization designed to provide opportunities for the students to develop and apply leadership skills through hands-on work experience, and a week-long, all-expense paid Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., July 15-20, 2012. The Summit introduces students to aspects of civic, social and business leadershipApply Now
Department of Youth & Community Development's Youth Employment Programs
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