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Latinitas Intern's Blog – August 2012 Archive (14)

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium

The Hispanic Scholarship Consortium (HSC) opens gateways so students can reach their full potential. By eliminating traditional barriers to higher education and professional success, HSC cultivates leaders ready to meet our community’s most critical needs.

What began as a small collaborative committed to scholarship is now a synergistic organization focused on the academic, leadership, professional and philanthropic development of Central Texas youth with scholarship as a point of…


Added by Latinitas Intern on August 30, 2012 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Sat, Sept 29 Free Day at Museums Nationwide

Are you free this weekend?No plans?Don't worry because according to The Smithsonian Museum Magazine this weekend on Sept. 29 there will be free admissions at museums Nationwide. What to find a museum near you? check the Smithsonian website to find a Museum near your city. HAVE FUN!!

For more info check:

Added by Latinitas Intern on August 30, 2012 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Seeking applicants for a Summer Internship with INROADS

Paid Summer Internship and Leadership Development Program Seeking Applicants

Please encourage undergraduate students who are current freshman, sophomores or juniors with an expected graduation date of December 2014 or later to apply to the INROADS Leadership Development Program - We provide…


Added by Latinitas Intern on August 30, 2012 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Opportunities

The Hispanic Scholarship fun is offering several scholarship opportunities to young adults who wish to continue their education.They partner up with different organizations to provide different scholarship options for college students.Interested? Check the following link for more info on these scholarships and their deadlines.

Added by Latinitas Intern on August 30, 2012 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Scholarship program available for you and one of your family memebers!

The Family Scholarship Program is for a PAIR (2) of immigrant/migrant family members. Scholarships are used for college tuition, language acquisition, technical training and GED classes.

*Must live in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, New York City, Miami, Washington, DC.

*DREAMers can APPLY. U.S. legal residency/citizenship is…

Added by Latinitas Intern on August 30, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Fellowships for HIspanics!

Graduate Student Fellows Program -- The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), Inc. is accepting applications for its fellows program for the 2013 AAHHE National Conference: "Toward a Latino Attainment Agenda: Shaping our Own Destiny." The conference is March 28-30, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas.

18 students will be selected to the program to include conference registration fees, special events, hotel accommodations and travel funding.

DEADLINE: Sept. 28!…


Added by Latinitas Intern on August 30, 2012 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Public Policy and International Affairs Summer 2013 Fellowship Programs for college Juniors!

Are you interested in Public Policy,Public Administration or International Affairs?

the PPIA (Public Policy & International Junior Summer Institute is offering Fellowships to Juniors in college who are interest in the field. This program helps students achieve a Masters Degree or a joint degree.They have an alumni network that provides opportunites to connect with indivuals in the field of Public Policy. There are PPIA Junior Summer Institutes at: UC Berkeley, Michigan, Carnegie…


Added by Latinitas Intern on August 29, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Rumbo al College "Acing Scholarship Applications"

Making an essay for a college application is a long process.But here is a Webinar that can help you come up with a good powerful essay for your college application. Check it out!

This is a free bilingual webinar hosted on Sept. 5th by McDonald's and the LULAC National Education Service Centers. This program is open to the public and is in both English and in Spanish. Here is the webinar description:

-Free to the public.

-More information on the variety of scholarships…


Added by Latinitas Intern on August 29, 2012 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Tips on how to get scholarships!

This past Saturday at the Chicas Advancing in Media Project, we had a special guest named Liza Montelongo. She has dedicated more than 20 years to working and volunteering in the education and non-profit sector and more recently in local government. In 2009, she started My Scholarships El Paso as an educational program that guides parents and students through the college and scholarship application process.This past Saturday, our team had the great opportunity to interview her. She told us…


Added by Latinitas Intern on August 22, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Guest Blog: Court Ruling on Alabama's Anti-Immigrant Laws

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Added by Latinitas Intern on August 21, 2012 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Need help deciding your college career?There are Mentors available for you!

Still deciding on what to study? need help? There is an organization that can give you a hand! is focused on looking for mentors and mentees.They look for professionals who are willing to help students. Since it's online you get a change to talk to yourmentor through e-mails, skupe,texts,calls, social media or in some cases in-person. Interested? Sign up at 

Added by Latinitas Intern on August 17, 2012 at 11:03am — No Comments

Free legal assistance for undocumented youth

Do you know anybody of Asian ethnicity who might need legal assistance and is living in the U.S?

The Asian Pacific American Legal Center ,The Asian American Justice Center, The Asian American Institute and The Asian Law Caucus are setttling hotlines for teens who want to become US Citizens. Having a citizenship is important to further education and these organizations are giving the opportunity to young Adults. Interested? Check the link below to read more about this citizenship…


Added by Latinitas Intern on August 15, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Intern at the White House

Ever dreamed of working in the White House?  Calling all political Latinitas to check out this internship opportunity at the White House...…

Added by Latinitas Intern on August 15, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Clinton Global Initiative University


Added by Latinitas Intern on August 14, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments




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