Center for Hispanic Policy, Research and Development
Governor’s Hispanic Fellows Program
The Governor’s Hispanic Fellows Program is an 8-week summer program geared toward leadership and professional development which has offered quality internship experiences to Hispanic college students since 1988. Our students work in a government, corporate or non-profit setting and participate in leadership training seminars conducted by a team comprised of the Center’s staff, government officials, business professionals and current and or former elected officials who are each experts in their respective fields. In addition, you will gain the knowledge and understanding of government and corporate culture, networking and public policy engagement.
Please open the attached file below for additional information and to apply.
College mentoring program at the YMCA Summit, NJ
GOAL: To provide mentoring support to motivated college bound, first generation students with committed supportive parents in the Summit YMCA community by guiding them through high school to successfully navigate the entire college process. Provide group and one-on-one mentorship to create a college-going culture throughout the high school experience from 9th – 12th grade.
See attached documents below for meeting schedule and more details.
The New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking is pleased to announce that the 2019 NJCAHT Scholarship Award Program is now taking applications.DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MARCH 18The Coalition will award several $500 scholarship awards to current high school seniors attending a college, university, or technical school in the Fall 2019 semester, as well as current college students.Program Guidelines & Priorities:
- Seeking graduating seniors and current college students with a strong record of advocating for human rights, and standing against human trafficking.
- 800-1000 Word Essay – How has your past experience helped you to understand human trafficking? How will you apply what you have learned as you moved forward in your collegiate career? How will your career goals contribute to the prevention and education surrounding human trafficking?
- A letter of recommendation preferably from an educator or community leader familiar with the applicant’s experience in human rights and/or human trafficking advocacy and character.
- Online application deadline is March 18, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. Late applications are not accepted. Applications will be reviewed and recipients selected by a committee consisting of Coalition members.
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American
students as possible. As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, the Fund has awarded over $588 million in scholarships and provides a
range of programs for students, HSF Scholars, Alumni, and parents. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, please visit HSF.net
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. There are scholarships available for high school students and community college students who want to transfer to selective four-year colleges or universities.
Click on the link below for details.
Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901
Reeves-Reed Arboretum runs a program called Discovery Saturdays from March through October. Discovery Saturdays is a program for families with young children and each week they focus on a different aspect of nature such as dragonflies, fish, vegetables, etc. The Arboretum is looking for student volunteers who would like to join them for Discovery Saturdays (10:00am-1:00pm) and try their hands at translating, real time, with young children.
Please contact Trish Cassin, the Volunteer Coordinator at Reeves-Reed Arboretum for more information at
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00am-4:00pm
Bank of America is looking for the next generation of community leaders. If you are a junior or senior in
high school and are working to make a difference in your school or community, we want to support you.
As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs.
To become a Student Leader, you must:
Please note, Bank of America employees or members of their family are NOT eligible for nomination. Family members include:
spouse or domestic partner, child (including by adoption), parent, grandparent, grandchild, cousin, aunt, uncle, sibling, parent-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law of the employee or the
employee’s spouse or domestic partner, as well as step relationships.
For questions concerning this program, please call 1-800-218-9946.
Are you interested in applying to be a Bank of America Student Leader? Click here to redirect to Bank of America's website.
¨I voted¨ Sticker Contest
Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce the launch of the first annual Union County Clerk “I Voted” Sticker Design Art Contest for students in grades 5-12. All Union County students in public, private and home schools are invited to participate.
Visit website for details on submissions.
Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019 by 3:00PM