If you meet the requirements, you could apply for the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship. Please check out https://mhec.maryland.gov/Pages/Community-College-Promise-Scholarship.aspx for more details.
March 1st marks the deadline for the Bernie Scholarship Awards Program, but it also marks the start of Women’s History Month. Since 1972, Title IX has provided the right to education free from sex discrimination. With Title IX, women and girls have been able to make great strides toward sex equality in education, but many serious obstacles remain. One of […]
February Finding & Researching Opportunities Internship hunting can be daunting. If you’re not sure where to your search for internship opportunities, here are a few places to look: Your college’s career center Many colleges have an online database of internship opportunities you can search from Make an appointment with a career center counselor to go over your interests and ambitions […]
The Merriam-Webster definition of mentor is “a trusted counselor or guide.” Mentorship is part of the mission of our foundation. One-on-one mentorship relationships between board members and scholarship recipients underscores our dedication to the success of our scholarship recipients. The following is an interesting article that contrasts a coach to a mentor. While coaching is important and needed to assist […]
Recently, a post by Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld called, “How to Study Like a Harvard Student” has been making the rounds on the blogging site Tumblr. Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld is both a Harvard and Yale Law graduate and the daughter of infamous “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” author, Amy Chua. Studying for exams can sometimes be daunting, but if you pay attention, […]
Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle, but tuition is expensive, and schoolwork is time-consuming. As a student, eating in and saving money is the practical choice, but budgeting for groceries and finding time to cook can be difficult. Here are 5 easy and budget-friendly meals (which include ready-to-eat grocery store purchases) to get you through […]
Written by Jessie Nolasco-Sandino. 1. Start looking for and applying to scholarships early on. Most scholarships don’t have their applications available until late Fall or early Spring Semester of an applicant’s Senior Year. However, my advice is to stay actively engaged in the process. Examples: Reach out to the Scholarship board with questions in Junior year. Have a friendly contact on […]
Written by Maryamawit Abate, 2017 Awardee Like any new experience, entering college can seem scary or challenging. I too remember graduating high school and anxiously awaiting the start of my first semester of college. However, like any new experience, it is only a matter of time before you adjust. I hope that I can share the insight I have gained […]