• 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 https://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.