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Scholarship Newsletter - May 2018

"O más bien que todos somos migrantes con un corazón en busca del norte." ~ Natalia Serna (La Muna)

Translation of Quote: "Or rather that we are all migrants with a heart headed North." ~ Natalia Serna (La Muna)

Together We DREAM

CCD’s DREAMers United hosted their second annual “Together We DREAM” event on April 9th. The event was open to all students and hosted powerful speakers and entertainers. Along with awarding two $500 scholarships, there was a resource fair and food truck. DREAMers United would like to thank all those who participated, donated and all those who helped put the event together.

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Private Scholarships

The Fons Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: August 1, 2018

Wall Street Oasis

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: July 1, 2018

Diamond Herbs

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: May 1, 2018

Personal Money Service Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: June 1, 2018

American Indian College Fund

  • Amount: $1,000 - $20,000
  • Deadline: May 31, 2018

Announcements

Money Smarts Event a Success

FAFSA–Scholarship–-iGrad Spring Fever Event took place on Wednesday, April 11th.

The Money Smart team, Educational Opportunity Center and scholarship staff coordinated the event and offered two $500 scholarships for participants. (Students were entered into a random drawing for the scholarships).

The services and assistance offered for student participation included:

  • Filing FAFSA.
  • Completing a scholarship application.
  • Writing Center Tutors on-site to assist with scholarship essays.
  • I-grad Modules Completion.

 

Undergraduate Pre-Health Program

Are you interested in exploring professional careers in health care? Do you want to gain real-life work experience and exposure through shadowing opportunities and professional development?

If you answered “Yes!” to either of the questions above, the Undergraduate Pre-Health Program is now accepting applications for the 2018 – 2019 program year. The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday, May 10th.

Program Information

Participants will engage in a 13-month program that exposes students to professional and career exploration. Topics include:

  • Health care equity/disparities within various communities.
  • Career development workshops.
  • Educational development workshops.

Sessions are led by distinguished University of Colorado faculty, staff and students, as well as Kaiser Permanente physicians and staff. Sessions will consist of lectures and demonstrations.

The program begins with a late summer orientation. Saturday Academy Workshops will be held once a month, August 2018 – May 2019. This is in addition to a paid, full-time 10- to 12-week summer internship, May 2019 – August 2019, which is contingent upon successful completion of the Saturday Academy Workshops.

To apply, visit www.ucdenver.edu/upp.

Scholarship Tips - Scholarship Tips for an Interview?

Here is some information you need to succeed during a scholarship interview.

  • Prepare yourself: You wouldn’t go to a job interview without doing some research on what the company wants. Prepare for this interview with the same mindset; do research on what the donor is looking for in a recipient.
  • Dress to impress. Look your best: This shows seriousness and how much this award really means to you.
  • Know yourself: This can be a very nerve-wracking process; be aware of your body language and be cautious of what you say and how you say it.

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  • Application and Search Help | 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Essay Help | 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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