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DuPont Offers STEM Essay Writing Challenge for 6 – 12 Graders

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It’s never too early to start applying for scholarships, grants and contests to help pay for college. The DuPont Challenge offers a great opportunity for students from 6 – 12 grades to win a savings bond with their STEM Essay Writing contest. From their site: The DuPont Challenge asks students to consider our most important challenges by researching…

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Great Multi-Year Media Internship Opportunity Available

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This multi-year internship sounds like a wonderful opportunity for minority students interested in careers in the media industry. The applications are due no later than January 31, 2015. The Foundation was created in 1989 to prepare minority youth for careers in the media industry. The Foundation’s program is unlike traditional intern programs in that students work…

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Lottery Applications for CHAMPS Charter High School Available Online

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The lottery application for CHAMPS Charter High School is available online for incoming 9th graders. Only paper applications will be accepted for those applying for 10th – 12th grade spots. Those applications need to be filled out and returned to the school via email, fax or snail mail. The deadline to apply is 3 p.m. Friday, January…

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LAUSD Magnet Fair Calendar

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Learn all about the magnets at these upcoming magnet fairs. Remember applications are available now and are due no later than November 14. October 2 (Middle School) 6:00 – 8:00 pm Sepulveda MS – Evans Hall October 8 (High School) 6:00 – 8:00 pm Hamilton SH October 9 (Elementary School) 6:00 – 8:00 pm Mayall ES October 15 (Middle School) 6:00 –…

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West Angeles Church Holding Christian College Fair on 10/4

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Find out more about Christian colleges at the Christian College and University Fair on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 12 – 2 pm. Meet and greet reps from more than 20 schools. If you will attend, RSVP to Deacon John Wilson, III. West Angeles Cathedral 3600 Crenshaw Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90016 Corner of Crenshaw & Exposition *It…

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EDU Inc Offers Common Application to HBCUs

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If your student is thinking applying to a Historically Black College or University (HBCU), why not apply to all 37? Check out Edu, Inc’s Common Application for black colleges. It takes ten minutes to complete and it’s submitted to 37 HBCUs for a fee of $35. The use of the EDU, Inc. application allows students to receive…

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The Korea Daily’s 9th Annual College Fair Open for Registration

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Here’s a great free event open to everyone, The Korea Daily’s 9th Annual College Fair. Here’s a list of colleges that will be attending and it includes a variety of schools like Harvard, UC Santa Barbara, FIDM and more. There will also be plenty of seminars to attend that cover everything from financial aid to…

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Los Angeles Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

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Here’s a great fair for your DaVinci-in-training, the Los Angeles Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on October 25, 2014. The free Fair will be held at UCLA in the Grand Ballroom of Ackerman Union (308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA  90024). Students can register here to attend.  Call (310)206-0832 for more information. Attending Schools 1-Academy of…

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1st Annual S.T.E.A.A.M. Expo For 4th – 12th Grade Students To Be Held @ LA Trade Tech

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Get your planners out because it’s going to be a very busy season with expos and college fairs. If you have a child that is even remotely interested in the science, technology, engineering and math, you’ll definitely want to check out the 1st Annual S.T.E.A.A.M. Expo.  Held October 25th 2014 from 9 am – 5 pm…

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LAUSD Magnet Schools Still Have Openings – Apply Now!

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For five years, I filled out LAUSD’s eChoices application and for five years, my daughter never got in a magnet school. I’m not complaining, she got in when she needed to the most. But, guess what? If your child doesn’t get selected for a magnet, all you have to do is wait for the school year…

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