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Henry W. Grady High School


2016 Summer Resources and Opportunities

Deadlines are Quickly Approaching

 

Scholarships                                   

Dynamite Scholar www.DynamiteScholar.com      

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Pamela Kirkland Pearson at 404-457-8906 or AKA.POP.Scholarships@gmail.com

 

Daughters of the American Revolution (Joseph Habersham Scholar)

Chair of Scholarship Committee

Joseph Habersham Chapter DAR

PO Box 550946

Atlanta, GA 30355    or     Nancy Hyte 404-680-4861    or josephhabershamdar@gmail.com

 

Davis Family Foundation Scholarships

Email: lizzdavis@outlook.com  or  404-869-2918   or

2881 Peachtree Road, NE #2403

Atlanta, GA 30305-2918

 

Constitutional Officers Association of Georgia Scholarship

http://www.coag.info/2015-2016-scholarships

 

Bonner Program

httpbonner.org/interestedstudents

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund General College Scholarships

http://www.hispanicfund.org

 

United Negro College Fund Scholarships

http://www.uncf.org/sections/ForStudents/SS-Scholarships/scholarshipsearch.asp

 

Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program

http://www.alliancescholars.org

 

Ventures Scholars Program

http://www.ventures.org

 

Odenza Marketing Group Spring Scholarship

http://www.odenzascholarships.com/awards/8/eligibility_odenza_marketing_group_scholarship.php

 

LEMBERG Law “Stop Cell Phone Robocalls”

https://www.brandeis.edu/sfs/scholarships/outside/lemberg-law.html

 

Superpower Scholarship

www.scholarshipexperts.com

 

National Insulator Association

http://www.nia.org/scholarship/index.htm

 

Bay Alarm Medical Scholarship

http://www.bayalarmmedical.com/scholarship

 

B. Davis Scholarship

http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm

 

Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants

http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

 

BigSun Scholarship

http://www.bigsunathletics.com

 

ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship

www.studentresearch.org

 

The Champion Firm, P.C. Georgia Future Champions Scholarship

http://thechampionfirm.com/scholarship/

 

Project Yellow Light

http://www.projectyellowlight.com/apply/highschool

 

High Rollers Motorcycle Club

 404-427-6402

 www.highrollers-mc.com                                  highrollesatlanta@gmail.com

 

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

National Hispanic Health Foundation Scholarship Program

College Scholarships and Grants Available for Veterans

National Black Nurses Association, Inc. Scholarship Program

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship

NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships

2015 Green Home Improvement Scholarship

American Psychological Association Scholarships, Grants and Awards

Shutterfly Scholars I Computer Science Scholarship

The Rover College Scholarship

2015 Society of Women Engineers Scholarships

 

 

Scholarship Search Engines

 

www.collegeboard.com

www.fastweb.com

www.salliemae.com/planforcollege

www.tuitionfundingsources.com

www.cappex.com

www.unigo.com

www.scholarships.com

http://www.studentscholarshipsearch.com/

http://www.collegexpress.com/

http://collegenet.com/

http://www.scholarshipmonkey.com/

http://www.finaid.org/

 

 

 

Leadership Camp

Atlanta Technical College Institute for Males (AIM)  http://aimslc2016.eventbrite.com or

Wallace Baker at 404-756-2706 or wbaker@atlantatech.edu

 

Youth Tree Team www.treesatlanta.org/youth_tree_team

Albert Wessinger at 404-681-4897 or Email: albert@treesatlanta.org

Odyssey        Email: carissaengelbert@odysseyatlanta.org

 

Camp NOW 2016 Youth Engagement Program (King Center)

Vonnetta West at 404-526-8972 or Email: vwest@thekingcenter.org

 

 

Festival

Atlanta Science Festival        http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=7d52a1bf8a&id=11c3f582f3

 

STEM/STEAM

Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP)                      

Email: renie@aas-world.org  or Renie O’Mara at 603-228-4530

 

Joint Science and Technology Institute for Students and Teachers http://www.orau.org/center-for-science-education/events/jsti/default.html

 

 

Pre-College Program

NYU Precollege Summer Program

Jennifer Spirer at nyu.edu/precollege or university.programs@yu.edu

 

Medical

The Discover Program at Grady http://www.em.emory.edu/discover/

 

 

Employment

Lakewood Amphitheater www.livenationlakewood.com

 

S.T.E.P. Forward: Atlanta Workforce Development Agency Summer Training & Employment Program

atlantaga.gov/AWDA or 404-546-3000

awdaprograms@atlantaga.gov

www.workreadyga.org

https://awda.force.com/customers/SelfRegistration

 

 

Dual Enrollment/College and Career Academy at Atlanta Technical College

www.gafutures.org          or        Mr. Young (Grady Counselor) 404-802-3019

 

 

Competition

Lockheed Martin http://www.lockheedmartin.com/us/who-we-are/community/codequest.html

 

 

Field Trip

High Museum of Art www.high.org/students

 

Georgia Aquarium ktumbleson@georgiaaquarium.org or mlouder@georgiaquarium.org

 

Finance

Wells Fargo    www.handsonbanking.or or HOBinfo@wellsfargo.com

 

 

Grant

National Endowment for the Arts         www.arts.gov

 

 

Award

University of Georgia, Triangle Achievement Award

Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity (TKE)

1015 Macon Highway

Athens, GA 30606

 

Win Money

Money Smart Week KID Essay Contest 2016

www.moneysmartgeorgia.com

www.TheCommunityFoundation-FFL.org/msw.html

http://goo.gl/forms/Xo7Syaqnk3

 

Community Service

Junior Ambassadors: Think Dream Live Foundation, Inc.

futureja@think-dream-live.org

 

Giving Point

www.mygivingpoint.org

 

 

********Please also see Grady’s senior counselor webpage for further resources and information********

 

or contact/visit/email:

 

Grady’s College and Career Center in room C226

CCC website at http://www.atlantapublicschools.us/domain/3101

or

Rachel Sprecher

Grants Specialist

Office of Partnerships and Development

Atlanta Public Schools

130 Trinity Ave, SW

Atlanta, GA 30303

404-802-2812 office

rsprecher@atlanta.k12.ga.us

Henry W. Grady High School

2016 Summer Resources and Opportunities

Deadlines are Quickly Approaching

March 22, 2016

 

Summer Learning Program

Federal Service Language Academy at University of North Georgia

Learn Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Korean, French

Preferred Deadline April 1st         Final Deadline May 1st

http://ung.edu/global-engagement/fsla/index.php

 

Scholarship

Achieve Atlanta (No Essays or Recommendations Needed)

www.chieveatlanta.org

Deadline May 31st

2 year college or Technical program- $1,500.00

4 year college/University- $5,000.00

Requirements:

1.       Be an APS student for the last 2 years prior to 2016 graduation,

2.       Graduate with a GPA of at least 75% for 2 year program and a GPA of at least 80% for a 4 year program,

3.       Complete FAFSA and be deemed eligible for a Pell Grant

4.       Enroll full-time in an accredited, non-profit college/technical program by the fall (after you graduate)

 

The Lee Project Endowed Scholarship

3- $2,000 individual scholarships available in 2016

Preference given to graduates of Henry W. Grady High School

Scholarships are for Georgia State University

Applications accepted from April 1st –May 27th

Contact to apply: CCC at Grady HS or

 http://www.theleeroject.org/scholarship.html

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas and Wilson: Beat the Struggle Book Scholarship

Email to: Bridgingouryouthinc@gmail.com

Requirements:

1.       A high school senior

2.       African-American male

3.       GPA 2.5 or higher

4.       Proof of acceptance to college you’re attending Fall 2016

5.       2-3 page essay describing how you have risen above your struggles and pushed to finish high school and seek a college degree

6.       Deadline: April 1st

 

Our Lady of Lourdes School Scholarship

Contact: Jacquelyn S. Daniel, Ed. D. Chair, Scholarship Committee

Deadline for: Completed Application, 2 letters of recommendation, and a transcript is April 8, 2016

Winner notified: April 22, 2016

Qualifications:

1.       Will be attending a Catholic College or University in the fall of 2016

2.       Financial need

3.       2 recommendations:

a)      1 from principal or counselor

b)      1 from a teacher

4.       Minimum of a 3.0 GPA

5.       A brief autobiography detailing your interest in attending a Catholic College or University and financial need.

6.       Completed Application

 

2016 James Weldon Johnson Scholarship Application

The Sigma Youth Leadership Foundation

Contact: Darius Wimby, Vice President

Darius.wimby@gmail.com

Deadline: Friday, April 15, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

Requirements:

1.       Scholarship Application

2.       Current Resume

3.       Scholarship Essay (2-4 pages maximum)

4.       OFFICIAL copy of high school transcript

5.       Three forms of recommendation submitted directly via email from (faculty/staff member, teacher, principal, guidance counselor, employer, coach/organizational sponsor who can assess your skills).

 

 

 

USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

OPEN TO: High School Seniors Entering their Freshman Year or Rising College Sophomores and Juniors

Deadline:  April 11, 2016

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration
Office of Advocacy and Outreach
USDA/1890 Programs
1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Stop 0170
Washington, DC 20250
Telephone Number: (202) 205-4307
Fax Number: (202) 720-7136
Email: 1890init@usda.gov

www.outreach.usda.gov

 

USDA 2016 Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP)

Grants have been awarded between $50,000 - $500,000

Deadline: May 12, 2016

 

 

USDA National Black Farmers Association Scholarship Program

Deadline: May 2, 2016 or when 100 applications have been received

Scholarship: up to $5,000 for 2-4 year college, university, or vocational-technical school

 

USDA Organic Transitions Program

Deadline: April 15

Grant opportunity

 

 

Contest

 

The Latin American Association presents: Portraying the Undocumented Experience: An Art Contest

Deadline: Thursday, May 5, 2016

OPEN TO: High School students in Atlanta Public Schools, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett

1st Place ($2,500)                              2nd Place ($1,000)                                             3rd Place ($500)

Up to 500 words essay and digital photo (student’s own artwork) must be submitted by email to:

David Schaefer at dschaefer@thelaa.org

 

 

2 Year Colleges

Perimeter College/Georgia State University

Admissions Counselor: 678-891-3535

PERIMETER.GSU.EDU/ADMISSIONS

gpcrec@gpc.edu

Summer 2016 Deadline:                April 1, 2016

Fall 2016 Deadline:                           July 1, 2016

Spring 2017 Deadline:                     November 1, 2016

Henry W. Grady High School

2016 Summer Resources and Opportunities

Deadlines are Quickly Approaching

April 1, 2016

 

Employment

 

Swim Atlanta Pool Management

Director of Staffing & Recruiting

Contact: Caitlin McQuade

caitlinmcquade@atlanta-pmg.com

O-770-992-7665 ext 103

C-770-560-2287

 

AIRSERV and Fulton County Government Job Fair

3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW

Atlanta, GA 30331

10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

March 31, 2016

404-613-6381

www.airservcorp.com

 

 

Scholarship

 

Silver Smiles Scholarship

$1,000.00 scholarship for Georgia High School graduating seniors

Mail completed application packet to:

Silver Smiles

2371 Henry Clower Blvd.

Suite A

Snellville, GA 30078 or

Email to: www.drsilversmiles.com

Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 18, 2016

 

Atlanta Association of Educators

Scholarship Committee

P. O. Box 10978

Atlanta, GA 30310-0978

3.0 GPA and interest in studying Education

Deadline: April 18, 2016

Colleges

 

Columbus State University

Atlanta East Regional Reception

Tuesday, April 26

Tucker High School Media Center 6:00 p.m.

Register: www.ColumbusState.edu/AtlantaReception

 

Washington University in St. Louis

Admissions Information Session

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Atlanta Marriott Buckhead

3405 Lenox Road NE

Atlanta, GA

No reservation is needed!

For more information call: 404-261-9250 or 800-638-0700 or 314-935-6000

 

 

Volunteers Needed

 

Teen Library Volunteers Needed

Atlanta Fulton Public Library System

Varied times/7 days a week

Clerical Aid (Finding, labeling, marking books)

Shelving (Returning items to the shelves)

Call Volunteer Services at 404-730-1965

Vol.services@fultoncountyga.gov

www.afpls.org

 

 

Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs

 

Institute of Reading Development

For Children and Adults

Program is open for 4 years old –College Students

1-800-903-0162

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

Saturday 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Sunday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

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