The Infinite Scholars Program and the Ypsilanti, MI Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is hosting at FREE College Scholarship Fair from 4-8 pm on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Canton High School, 8415 N. Canton Center Road, Canton.
In October, $5,000 worth of scholarships will be awarded to Michigan students. Applicants are asked to submit a persuasive message that shows how you would convince young drivers to reduce distractions while driving.
Finalists will be notified by October 1st, 2019 and winners will be announced the week of October 22nd, 2019.
Messages may be in the form of a video, graphic or Tweet that resonates with teens and influences their driving behavior.
Entries will be judged and critiqued on the following factors:
- Ability to persuade others, especially teen drivers, to stop texting while driving.
- Ability to grab the attention of your friends, peers and family.
- A clear and understandable message.
- Demonstration of your personal creativity and ingenuity.
Applicant must be enrolled in and plan to attend college in the 2019/2020 school year.
Have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
Award Amount is $750
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MIAT Skilled Trades Summer Camp, Canton, MI
July 19 or July 26, 2019
Career Exploration in: Aviation Maintenance, Energy Technology/Renewable Wind Energy, HVAC-R, and Electro-Mechanical Technology
$10 non-refundable deposit at time of RSVP (no later than 6/21) Secures a slot and covers lunch and t-shirt.
RSVP online at miat.edu/camp-2019
Interested in attending a college out of state? You could potentially attend for free!
Please view the the attached PDF to learn more about the 75+ fly in programs available to first generation, low-income, and/or minority students.
Many have deadlines approaching soon!
This workshop will introduce high school Early Middle College (EMC) and dual enrollment students to be prepared for college and how to be successful in college.
This workshop will enable students to log in and access the following:
- Web-Gate Account
- Early Emergency Alert
- Student Email
- Smarthinking Online Tutorial
- Degree Evaluations
- Website Information
For more information, visit www.wcccd.edu or call 313-496-2600
Science Exploration Day
Tuesday, June 25
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Students will explore innovative research and career opportunities available in:
- Biological Sciences
- Environmental Science
Students will be able to visit the Natural Sciences Building to explore their Environmental Interpretive Center
Sign up here
Transitions: College Prep Workshop
Tuesday, August 6
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS!!
This event is designed to help jump start your college search process. Activities will include learning about selecting a major, career and being successful in college.
Sign up here
The College Readiness Roadmap to Academic Success Workshop will introduce high school Early Middle College and dual enrollment students to skills assisting them to succeed in their college courses.
The workshop will provide students with experience to:
- Time Management
- Test Taking
- Understanding syllabi
- Note taking
- Problem Solving
Dates vary July through August
For more info, visit www.wccd.edu or call 313-496-2600
Westland Polic Youth Academy 2019
July 15th through 19th, 2019
Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Applications are available at the front desk of the Police Department or on the City of Westland website (Police Recruitment Page)
Provide opportunities for young ladies between ages 11-14
Exposing young ladies to math, science, leadership, and non-traditional careers
Assisting the young ladies in the importance of community service
Assisting the young ladies in recognizing that dreams and aspirations do come true by avoiding the perils of academic failure, low self-esteem, peer pressure, and negative influences
Application must include a report card or transcript, a letter of recommendation from school personnel, and one letter of recommendation from minister, adult mentor, or community leader.
Applications are due by Thursday, June 13, 2019