High school girls (grades 9-12) will have the unique opportunity to explore the digital humanities at New-York Historical Society. Participants will have behind-the-scenes access to its Center for Women’s History where they will meet with curators and graduate fellows as well as conduct research on the historical figures and events that continue to impact young women today. Participants will then share their scholarship through dynamic digital projects by learning basic HTML and CSS code to create retro websites to be hosted by New-York Historical Society. For more information and to submit your application, click here.
Everyone remembers the excitement of landing their first job, but unfortunately for most, the journey to finding it was not an easy one. Since day one, Way Up set out to change that. Way Up feels strongly that opportunity belongs to all, and that an individual should never be limited by their economic status, race, sexual orientation, gender, who you know, where you went to school, or where you’re from. Way up empowers early career candidates to discover and be discovered by employers. Click here to sign up and view the list of internships in the New York City area.
Big things come in small packages and now, those simple gifts can really pay off in Unigo‘s Sweet and Simple Scholarship! Think back to a time when you received a special gift that seemed so unassuming yet made such a strong impact in your life. Was it a present you could open in a box or a humble gesture from a stranger? Your gift will forever be priceless, but their Sweet and Simple Scholarship can help sweeten that present with a $1,500 award towards your college education.
Have you ever wondered where you’d go if you could fly around downtown? Or maybe you daydream of secretly taking over the world—to each his own. For all of those hero lovers and villain enthusiasts, this super scholarship can give you the power to win free college money. Use your imagination and become the superhero, or perhaps supervillain, you’ve always wanted to be. Would you live a life in a comic book universe or use your powers here in the real world? We want to know how you would use your superpowers for good, or bad, even if it was just for the day. While Unigo can’t give you the ability to walk through walls or read minds, their Superpower Scholarship can help increase your brainpower with $2,500 to use towards education.
AfterCollege believes that what’s good for students is good for everyone: schools, employers, community, and other students! That’s why they not only help students find jobs and internships but offer scholarships to help fund their education. AfterCollege has awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarships and student activities through its program to date. As a job and internship resource, their scholarships are for students who demonstrate professionalism and effectively communicate how they will be exemplary candidates in their field. This means that they evaluate applicants with the eye of a hiring manager, so: watch your grammar, check your spelling, put your best accomplishments forward and you may get paid for thinking about your future! To apply, visit their official website.
Located in New York City’s vibrant Chelsea neighborhood, the Rubin Museum of Art is an urban arts oasis that stimulates learning, promotes understanding, and inspires personal connections to the ideas, cultures, and art of the Himalayas, India, and neighboring regions.
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What does it mean to become an American? In partnership with CUNY’s Citizenship Now!, the NY Historical Society has launched The Citizenship Project, a major initiative to help the more than one million legal immigrants in the New York region become American citizens through free civics and American history classes and other educational and digital learning tools.
FREE CLASSES FOR GREEN CARD HOLDERS
Beginning summer 2017, free civics and history classes are available to help green card holders prepare for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization exam. Courses take place on-site at the New-York Historical Society at three different times—Saturdays, weekday evenings, and weekday mornings—so participants can choose the class structure that best suits their work and home life. Through these courses, made possible by generous grants from the Ford Foundation and Mellon Foundation, participants will learn about pivotal moments in U.S. history by examining objects and documents from our collections. Classes are provided in English, with Spanish-speaking educators present to provide assistance as needed.
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Information sessions are mandatory before registering for a course. Information sessions are provided in English, with Spanish-speaking educators present to provide assistance as needed.