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College and Career Readiness

Welcome to Port Richmond High School’s College Corner

 

 

Welcome PRHS Family,

 

The College and Career Office is here to assist our students with post-secondary planning. We are staffed by a College and Career Counselor, Secretary, and Two College Bridge Coaches.

 

We encourage our students to stay updated and on track with our Naviance website, which is a great tool to research colleges, careers, and scholarships. This resource has many answers to the questions that students and families have in the college and career process. You can access the link to Naviance by locating our link option below and clicking on Naviance. 

 

The College and Career office is filled with resources including scholarships, college handbooks, career pathways, financial aid, and much more. Our goal is to provide as much information as we can to aid in post-secondary planning.

 

Every student is urged to make an appointment either in the Spring of their junior year or Fall of their senior year. 

 

We are open Monday-Friday from 7:45-3:00 p.m. Please stop by anytime, we are located in Room B233. We are looking forward to meeting you and assisting with your future plans!

 

Best,

Naomi DelMastro

Naomi DelMastro

College and Career Counselor

718-420-2116

ndelmastro@schools.nyc.gov

 

Josephine Vassallo

College Office Secretary

718-420-2100 ext. 2330

jvassallo@schools.nyc.gov 

 

Pedro Santiago

College Bridge Coach

collegeandcareermentors@gmail.com

Moses Ramos

College Bridge Coach

collegeandcareermentors@gmail.com

Welcome to the CUNY Application,

 

Here is a step by step worksheet to help  students and families navigate and successfully submit the CUNY Application.  Please stop by the College and Career Office for a fee waiver starting at the end of September. In order to receive a fee waiver, students must be eligible for free or reduced lunch by completing the online lunch form; myschoolapps.com
 
 
 

Welcome to the SUNY Application,


Here is a step by step worksheet to help students and families navigate and successfully submit the SUNY Application. SUNY provides fee waivers for students who meet certain income guidelines. Please stop by the College and Career Office for a fee waiver. 

 

SUNYGUIDE

 

Welcome to the Common Application,

 

Here is a step by step worksheet to help  students and families navigate and successfully submit the CUNY Application. In order to receive a fee waiver, students must be eligible for free or reduced lunch by completing the online lunch form; myschoolapps.com 

 

COMMONAPPGUIDE

 

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Senior Scholarship Newsletter

Ron Brown Scholars Program - Deadline 01/09

The Ron Brown Scholarship advances higher education for community-minded and intellectually gifted African Americans.  RBSP competitively awards Ron Brown Scholars four-year $40,000 scholarships ($10,000 each year) to the most talented and economically-challenged high school seniors who demonstrate a keen interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship.  The scholarship can be used at your university of choice. Must demonstrate financial need.  For more information: https://www.ronbrown.org/


The Albert Shanker Scholarship Fund (The Federation of Teachers) - 01/15

The UFT (United Federation of Teachers) Awards $5,000 to 200 NYC public high school seniors who have high academic standing, demonstrated leadership and service to others, and who are Pell-eligible. For more info and to apply:  http://www.uft.org/parents/scholarship-fund

 

The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship - Deadline 01/17

Amazon is investing in scholarships for students pursuing computer science. Students from communities currently underrepresented in tech who have completed or are currently taking an AP CS course and plan on attending  an accredited four-year university can apply for a scholarship award of $10,000 per year for tuition. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities,  work experience, statement of career and educational goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, financial need, racial/ethnic/gender diversity, and an educator appraisal AP computer science teacher.  For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.amazonfutureengineer.com/

 

The Diversity Advancement Scholarship (for Architecture)- Deadline 01/17 

A multiyear scholarship of up to $20,000, this is meant to  help minority students pursue successful careers in architecture. The Diversity Advancement Scholarship supports undergraduate minority students who are entering, enrolled in, or transferring into a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)–accredited undergraduate architecture degree program.  For more information and to apply, visit: https://architectsfoundation.org/what-we-do/architecturescholarships/

 

Bezos Scholars Program-01/25

The Bezos Scholars application is open to U.S. students who are current high school juniors attending a public high school with a 30% or greater free and reduced lunch rate. Subject to rules and other conditions for more information, visit: https://succeed.naviance.com/scholarshipsmain/scholarships.php?scid=2169936

 

Ascend Educational Fund, Inc- Deadline 02/01

This spring, Ascend Educational Fund will award scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school to attend public or private colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on qualities traditionally valued and demonstrated by the immigrant community: hard work, resourcefulness, perseverance in the face of adversity, academic achievement, leadership, and commitment to one’s community. A committee drawn from the local community will review applications and select a group of finalists for interviews. 

For more info and to apply: http://ascendfundny.org/


The Davidson Fellows Scholarship - Deadline 02/12

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work.   Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.

For more info: http://www.davidsongifted.org/Fellows-Scholarship

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund - Deadline 02/15 

The HSF is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree.  Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need and competitive basis among the Scholars selected. Only for students of Hispanic heritage who have a minimum 3.0 GPA.  For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.hsf.net/

 

NYRR Run for the Future- Deadline 02/17

Young women are encouraged to apply for NYRR Run for the Future if they live in New York City; are in 11th grade at a public, publicly funded, or parochial high school in New York City during the 2019–2020 school year OR are working toward their New York State High School Equivalency Diploma; plan on attending an accredited two- or four-year college or university in fall 2021; are under 20 years of age; and have had little to no experience participating in running or physical activities. For more information and to apply, visit: www.nyrr.org 

 

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2020 Scholarship- Deadline 02/22

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade was established to create national awareness of Puerto Rican contributions. NPRDP’s mission is to empower the Puerto Rican community through promoting culture, education, scholarships, and civic engagement. To this end, a Scholarship Awards Program was established and is open to students in all of the United States and U.S. territories (including Puerto Rico). This year, NPRDP will award one hundred (100) $2,000 scholarships to exceptional Puerto Rican High School Seniors and full time two/four years accredited Puerto Rican College undergrad students who are making a difference in their community. For more information and to apply, visit: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScTnGe32UNyOiQ6QcGwGJGt8LgFnnqMNoyE08i85zZpVMus0w/viewform

 

Banyan College Scholarship-Deadline 02/25

The Banyan College Scholarship for South Asian Americans is dedicated to students from low-income families who are in their senior year of high school in New York City.  Scholarship recipients will be selected based on financial and academic eligibility. Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to making a difference in the lives of those around them.  Grants between $2,000 and $10,000 will be awarded annually for up to five students, and may be renewable for a total of four years based on good academic standing.

For more info and to apply:https://www.banyanscholarship.org/


Staten Island PTA Essay Contest- Deadline 02/25

The Staten Island Federation of PTAs is once again recognizing the efforts and accomplishments of our students by providing $2000 scholarship award to one graduate of each Staten Island public high school, as well as one District 31 special education student. Essay quote. "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." -Jimmy Dean. The essay, which is to be written by the student, is to be no more than 500 words (2 pages) and typed in a 14-point plain font with double spacing. Be advised that the students name and relatives MUST NOT appear ANYWHERE on or in the essay. For more information and to apply: www.sifpta.org  


Staten Island PTA Art Contest- Deadline 02/25

The Staten Island Federation of PTAs is once again recognizing the efforts and accomplishments of our students by providing $2000 scholarship award to one graduate of each Staten Island public high school, as well as one District 31 special education student. Artistic quote "I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." -Jimmy Dean. -The theme must be expressed through in the artwork. - Entries must be in Color on white paper no larger than 8 1/2" x 11". - Excessive shading, pointillism, complicated figures and light entries do not reproduce well and should be avoided. - All entries must be original artwork. No photocopies of original artwork or computer artwork will be accepted. Religious symbols must not be included in the art and will not be accepted.  For more information and to apply: www.sifpta.org 


Nicholas J. Bartilucci Environmental Scholarship- Deadline 02/27

This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors who are residents of New York State. To qualify, applicants must be enrolling in and graduate from a BS or BE full-time program with a focus on public service. Students who apply can earn up to $6,000.  For more information and to apply: https://www.collegegreenlight.com/scholarship/listings/nicholas-j-bartilucci--environmental-scholarship/-s-d-49082


The Dream - National Scholarship (for DACA students)- Deadline 02/27

The National Scholarship functions as the “Pell Grant” for highly motivated DREAMers with significant, unmet financial need. The National Scholarship analyses both GPA and test scores,but places a great emphasis on demonstrated commitment to community service and ability to overcome the barriers and challenges that DREAMers face each and every day. Some students may be eligible for an additional stipend to cover books, supplies and transportation.  To be eligible you must have significant financial need, a 2.5 GPA, have come to the US prior to 11/1/14, and have not been convicted of any misdemeanors in categories that would have disqualified you for DACA. You do not need DACA status to apply. For more information and to apply:  https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/


The Gallery Collection - Deadline 03/01

The Gallery Collection has a greeting card scholarship contest currently open. High school students are eligible to apply and the grand prize is a cash scholarship of $10,000.  For more information and to apply: https://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

Live Out Loud Scholarship Program - Deadline 03/01

The Live Out Loud Educational Scholarship was created to provide financial support up to 10,000  for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) youth who are pursuing a college degree. Students must be graduating high school seniors from the Tri-State area including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Awards are based on leadership, community service/involvement, academic achievement, personal essay, letters of recommendation, interview, financial need, and future goals. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.  For more information and to apply: https://www.liveoutloud.info/programs/scholarship/


FSCNY Scholarship  - Deadline 03/01

The Financial Service Centers of New York (FSCNY) Scholarship seeks to provide development opportunities for young people who will return to their communities and contribute to improving the quality of life for all New Yorkers. Students must demonstrate academic achievement/improvement, leadership in their school, and involvement in their community, contributing at least 50 valuable hours of volunteer service each year of high school. Applicants must be seniors attending from public high schools in New York City's five boroughs and the surrounding New York counties. For more information or to apply: http://www.fscny.org/?controller=scholarshipprogram


Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund- Deadline 03/15

Students must be a US citizen, 3.0 GPA, attend a four year college, demonstrated leadership ability though participating in community service or extracurricular activities, and combined income cannot exceed $50,000. Applications are on the link that is provided or in the college office. For more information or to apply:http://jmscottmemorialfund.org/


NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships- Deadline 03/15

The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The participating regions are found at the scholarship provider's website. An essay will also be required as part of the application. For more information or to apply: https://www.niada.com/foundation_scholarship.php


BP Community Scholarship Program- Deadline 03/22

Scholarship recipients will be selected by a committee of participating station owners and operators and other representatives based on the above criteria. All applicants will be notified in May. Scholarship awardees will be required to attend the BP scholarship reception to be held in June 2020 at Citi Field. Awards will be based on the information provided on the application, the personal statement, academic performance, extracurricular activities, work experience, individual goals and demonstrated financial need. For more information or to apply:https://bpscholarships.com


The Women’s Bond Club Scholarship Program- Deadline 03/27

The Women’s Bond Club (WBC) is an organization dedicated to promoting and advancing the careers of women on Wall Street.  We are pleased to offer the Women’s Bond Club 2020 Scholarships to young woman interested in pursuing a career in business, technology and finance in a Wall Street firm, bank or service provider.  This year, the scholarship award that the WBC is offering will be $40,000 ($10,000/year) college scholarship to help an enterprising young woman pursue her interest in majoring in business, technology and finance in a financial services firm.  As you are aware, the program also requires participation in our Mentorship Program and internship possibilities at our member firms. For more information and to apply:

https://www.womensbondclub.com/


Fred & Ginger Deines Mexico Scholarship- Deadline 04/14

Established in honor of the past president of Transportation Clubs International (TCI), the Ginger and Fred Deines Mexico Scholarships are awarded each year for $1,500 to graduating high school seniors of Mexican nationality who are enrolling full-time in a post-secondary school in Mexico or the United States. Students must be pursuing a degree in the field of transportation logistics, supply chain management, traffic management, or transportation safety to prepare for a career in any transportation-related industry.  For more information and to apply: 

http://www.collegexpress.com/


Candice's Sickle Cell Disease Scholarship- Deadline 04/14

Candice's Sickle Cell Fund scholarships are awarded to assist scholarship recipients with their college education. In order to receive this scholarship, applicants are required to submit a 250-word essay which should detail how the disease has affected his/her life and the pursuit of an education; the applicant's educational goals and plans to achieve them; and describe persons in the applicant's life who has been instrumental in helping the applicant to persevere. The recipients will be selected and each of them will be granted $1,500. The recipient must complete all high school credits by June, if applicable. For more information or to apply:

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-state/new-york-scholarships/candices-sickle-cell-disease-scholarship/


Student-View Scholarship- Deadline 04/22

The Student-View Scholarship is a unique opportunity for high school seniors. It is open to all students regardless of academic achievement or financial need.Simply complete a 15-25 minute online survey about local colleges. You will then be automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award. For more information or to apply:

https://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html


The Rotary Club of the North Shore Scholarship Award- Deadline 03/27

The North Shore Rotary Club annually presents one Staten Island Student a scholarship award based on their Community Service efforts and the student’s intention to continue education after high school graduation. The continued education may be at public or private trade school, technical or secretarial school, college, university or institute of higher education.  The scholarship will be awarded based upon the quality and extent of community service completed by a student over their high school career. This would include organized volunteer work, as well as group and individual efforts to improve the quality of life in his/her neighborhood, community or borough. Academic achievement is not a primary criterion for this award, although it is expected that the recipient would have maintained grades consistent with the ability to benefit from the scholarship. The scholarship is a two-year renewable award distributed in 2 years.  In 2016, the award was increased to $4,000 per year. For a maximum of $8,000. For more information or to apply:

http://sinorthshorerotary.org/scholarships-2/


Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity - Deadline 05/01

Grant award of up to $5,000 per year to each winner. Apply for this scholarship if you are a student who has come up with a distinctive solution to a problem faced by your family, school, community or the world.  For more information or to apply: http://www.rbffoundation.org/


STEM Incentive

The NYS STEM Incentive Program provides awards for full-time study up to the annual tuition charged to NYS resident students attending an undergraduate program at the State University of New York (SUNY), or actual tuition charged, whichever is less, for the top 10 percent of students in each New York State high school if they pursue a STEM degree in an associates or bachelor degree program and agree to work in a STEM field in New York State for 5 years after graduation. You must plan to major in a STEM field and commit to working in a STEM field post-undergrad for 5 years.   For more information, visit the website below: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/nys-grants-scholarships-awards/nys-science-technology-engineering-and-mathematics-stem-incentive-program.html


Excelsior Scholarship

New York State's Excelsior Scholarship program provides certain residents with free tuition for full-time study at its state universities: State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY). On April 11, 2017, New York became the first American state to make four-year public colleges tuition-free for those under an earnings threshold of $125,000 or less in 2019. Subject to rules and other conditions for more information, visit: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/nys-grants-scholarships-awards/the-excelsior-scholarship.html


Enhanced Tuition Awards

This program enables students attending private colleges to receive financial assistance to complete their college degree. The program provides a maximum award of $3,000, requires private colleges to provide a match and freeze student tuition for the duration of the award – maximizing the financial benefit to the student.For more information, visit the website below: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/nys-grants-scholarships-awards/enhanced-tuition-awards.html


NYS Math and Science Teaching Incentive Scholarship

The NYS Math and Science Teaching Incentive Program is offered to encourage students to pursue careers as math and science teachers in secondary education (grades 7-12). Awards are made to students attending school at the undergraduate and/or graduate degree level in exchange for five years of full-time employment as math or science teachers in secondary education in NYS.For more information, visit the website below: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/nys-grants-scholarships-awards/nys-math-and-science-teaching-incentive-scholarships.html


NYS World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship

Guarantees access to a college education for the families and financial dependents of the victims who died or were severely and permanently disabled in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the resulting rescue and recovery efforts.Subject to rules and other conditions for more information, visit: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/nys-grants-scholarships-awards/nys-world-trade-center-memorial-scholarship.html

Baruch College

The Baruch College STEP (Science and Technology Entry Program) Academy is a NY State Education Department funded pre-college program for middle and high school students who are interested in pursuing careers in the STEM professions. The program invites eligible students to participate in workshops and enrichment courses in math, science, as well as SAT and college preparatory workshops.

For a student to be eligible for the STEP program they must be:

  • A student enrolled in grades 7 -12 in the state of New York with good academic standing (minimum grade point average of 80 and 80 or above in both Math & Science courses)
  • A New York State resident for a minimum of 12 months before applying to the program
  • A member of a historically underrepresented group (as defined by the New York State Education Department) in the scientific, technical, health-related, and licensed professions. This includes African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American Indian, and Alaskan Native or
    must be economically disadvantaged as indicated in the table below.

For more information, visit the website below:

https://www.baruch.cuny.edu/step/index.htm

Bronx Junior Photo League 

The Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) is a free photography and journalism program serving middle through high school students. Students will use photography, writing, and research to explore social justice issues, preparing them for college and future careers. The program includes visits with internationally-renowned photographers, field trips to major cultural institutions and media outlets, and opportunities for life-changing international travel. Students and families participate in extensive college prep programming, including one-on-one counseling, financial aid workshops, and college tours.

For more information, visit the website below:

https://www.bronxdoc.org/education/bronx-junior-photo-league

College Now Summer Programs:

College Now offers full-day programs in a variety of areas ranging from psychology, culinary arts, criminal justice, theater, music, architecture, math, science, cybersecurity and much more.

College Now summer programs are open to NYC public high school students meeting academic eligibility requirements and entering 11th or 12th grade in September 2019.

Participation is free and all students receive lunch and MetroCards.

For more information, visit the website below:

 https://k16.cuny.edu/collegenow/summer-programs/

 

Columbia University

Columbia University offers several summer programs for highly motivated students. These programs will allow you to earn credits, advance in your college career and experience intensive and study and life at Ivy League.

For more information, visit the website below: 

 http://precollege.sps.columbia.edu/highschool

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The John Jay College of Criminal Justice College Now Program’s Law and Criminal Justice Summer Institute (CJSI) is designed to provide students with a foundational knowledge of the American criminal justice system. Through classroom instruction, guest lectures and hands-on activities students learn about the historical and contemporary workings of our criminal justice in practice. Students will also identify potential career pathways and learn how to acquire the necessary training and educational credentials required for entry into specific criminal justice occupations. The overall objectives of the CJSI are to:

  • Educate students about the challenges and responsibilities of criminal justice work;
  • Enhance student interest in public service careers in criminal justice, law enforcement, and public administration;
  • Assist the student in developing an individualized educational plan aimed at degree acquisition;
  • Encourage students to pursue college-level educational training in criminal justice leading to public service careers;
  • Increase students’ awareness of the many educational programming opportunities offered through John Jay based and CUNY-wide educational programming.
  • The summer program begins, Monday, July 6, 2020 * Class meets July 13th - August 13th (Monday-Thursday from 9:30 AM-3:00 PM)

For more information, visit the website below: 

https://www.jjay.cuny.edu/summer-program

Girls Who Code:

The Summer Immersion Program is a free 7-week introductory computer science program for 10th-11th grade girls going into their junior or senior year of high school. During the 7-week program, participants learn about computer science, gain exposure to tech jobs, and join a sisterhood of girls who are using computer science to become change-makers.

For more information, visit the website below:

https://girlswhocode.com/summer-immersion-programs/

HK Maker Lab

The Hk Maker Lab is an intensive six-week summer program to learn the foundations of design. Focusing on addressing a health problem, participants will design, prototype and test a biomedical device and develop an associated business plan. 28 students will participate in the Hk Maker Lab, which will be hosted at Columbia University from July 20th to August 27th, 2020.

For more information, visit the website below:

https://www.hypothekids.org/hk-maker-lab-application-info-page

NYU

The Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) at New York University (NYU) is a state-funded innovative pre-college enrichment program for talented and motivated African American, Hispanic/Latino, Alaskan Native or American Indian and economically disadvantaged White or Asian middle and high school students.

Our goal is to:

  • Prepare our students to be competitive so that they are accepted into a selective college of their choice
  • Encourage and increase the number of historically under-represented minority groups in the science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) careers, health-related fields and licensed professions

Some of the Requirements are

  • Have an 80 average in Math, Science, and English
  • Identify as African American, Latino, Native American, and Alaskan American. Students who identify as White or Asian must meet state-determined economic criteria listed on the eligibility section of the website
  • Be a middle or high school student in the 7th - 12th grade

For more information, visit the website below: 

https://www.nyu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/how-to-apply/all-freshmen-applicants/opportunity-programs/pre-college-programs.html

CS4CS

Computer Science for Cyber Security (CS4CS) is a 3-week full-day summer program providing an introduction on the fundamentals of cybersecurity and computer science at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering. Through this program, we strive to educate and empower a new generation of engineers in an inclusive environment that breaks down barriers that have historically led to the underrepresentation of women and minorities in STEM. 

For more information, visit the website below: 

https://engineering.nyu.edu/research-innovation/k12-stem-education/student-programs/computer-science-cyber-security-cs4cs

Ranger Conservation Corps

For high school students who are interested in the natural world or environmental issues. 

Our Ranger Conservation Corps interns gain experience while working with the Urban Park Rangers on environmental restoration in natural areas in our flagship parks. Participants may go on exciting field trips including canoeing, overnight camping, and more. Interns receive community service hours, and the experience looks great on a college application!

We offer two Ranger Conservation Corps sessions each year (in the fall and spring), and each session lasts approximately eight (8) weeks. The program occurs one day a week, on a school day afternoon for 2 to 2.5 hours.

For more information, visit the website below:

https://www.nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers/conservation-corps

Student Historian Internship Program:

Conduct exciting research and share your scholarship through creative digital projects. Meet with professional staff to learn about careers in the museum, library, and history fields; work collaboratively with fellow students to develop public speaking and leadership skills; and engage in hands-on work to deepen your understanding of American history and art. The theme of the program is We the People: Democracy from Athens to America.

Summer Cohort:

June 30 – August 6, 2020, Tuesday – Thursday, 10am – 4pm

Apply here by March 15, 2020!  

 

Selection Process and Timeline:

Please note: It is important that applicants regularly check the email addresses they provided to ensure they do not miss important correspondence.

  • Applications and Teacher Recommendations close on March 15, 2020.
  • We will review all completed applications and will be in touch with all applicants by April 7, 2020.
  • Select applicants will be invited to participate in interviews held at several times between January 27 and April 10, 2020.
  • Final selections will be made by April 27, 2020

For more information, visit the website below:

https://www.nyhistory.org/education/teen-programs/student-historian-program

Summer Health Internship Program 

2020 Application Deadline: March 25, 2020

Who should Apply:

  • High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • College freshmen in good standing and on track for promotion in June

Programming includes:

  • Six-week internship placements in hospitals and community-based health centers and organizations
  • Weekly didactic sessions with health professionals and field trips
  • Exposure to health careers and community health issues

Participation criteria:

  • Student must be between 16-22 years of age at start of program
  • Student must attend school or live in Manhattan or Staten Island
  • Student must be a United States Citizen or have Permanent Resident Status
  • Student must be interested in a career in the health field
  • Student must provide two recommendations; one from a teacher or faculty member.

For more information, visit the website below:

https://msiahec.org/programs/ship/                 

SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology

FIT's Precollege Workshops are fun, short programs designed to introduce you to some of the unusual and creative topics FIT specializes in. Spend four days on our New York City campus learning a specific skill or technique, or delve into one of the many career opportunities FIT prepares students for. Perfect for the student who wants the FIT experience but is limited on time, you'll be both challenged and inspired by how much you'll learn in just four days!

ELIGIBLE GRADES: Students in grades 9 thru 12 as of fall 2020 and current high school seniors are eligible for summer Workshops 

REGISTRATION: March 10, 2020  - June TBA, 2020 (100% Refund period ends on June TBA, exclusive of the $15 Registration Fee)

PRICE: TBA  More about prices, refund policy etc. 

DATES and TIMES:  Each workshop meets June 29, 30, July 1, 2, 2020; from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (break: 12:30-1:30)

For more information, visit the website below: 

http://www.fitnyc.edu/precollege/classes/high-school-summer-workshops.php

The Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program (HOPP) Summer Student Program

The Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program (HOPP) Summer Student Program is designed for high school students who are interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical sciences.

For more information, visit the website below:

https://www.mskcc.org/education-training/high-school-college/hopp-summer-student

WestSide YMCA Teen Career Connection 

Launched in 2001, Teen Career Connection is an unparalleled internship program, providing NYC high school students an opportunity to crystallize their career path. TCC prepares students for the workplace by offering intensive professional development, followed by a hands-on learning experience matched to the student's career aspirations. TCC offers a solid support system, giving youth the ability to succeed in their internships and expand their networks. The program seeks to empower the next generation of diverse talent and get them ready for the workforce.

For more information, visit the website below:

https://www.teencareerconnection.org

Youth Media Summer Program:

NYC youth crew up for an interactive, hands-on learning experience in filmmaking. 

Who: NYC students, ages 14-21

Where: DCTV

When: Summer 2020: Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm

Length: 4 weeks; July 6th - July 31st

Application Deadline: April 24, 2020

http://www.dctvny.org/youth/activities/summer-fellowship

Junior Jumpstart is designed to help current Juniors navigate the College and Career Process. The information will assist students in learning about options available to them. Below you will find a range of resources from Powerpoints to Worksheets in order to facilitate the post-secondary planning.

 

What’s Important To Me in a College?

Family Income Form

Family Income Form (Español)

Building a College List

College Essay Brainstorm Worksheet

College Essay Checklist

Special Academic Support Programs at CUNY

CUNY Admission Profile

SUNY Admission Profile

Education and Work-related Alternatives to College

Naomi DelMastro

College and Career Counselor

718-420-2116

ndelmastro@schools.nyc.gov

 

Josephine Vassallo

College Office Secretary

718-420-2100 ext. 2330

jvassallo@schools.nyc.gov