Free College Seminar

 

CONNECTING THE DOTS INC.
Free 4th College Seminar
February 4, 2016
4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
All Wars Memorial Building
1510 Adriatic Ave., Atlantic City

2016 COLLEGE SEMINAR FLYER

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Black College Expo

Connecting The Dots Inc. Students
Advancing to College 8th – 12th Graders
8th Annual Trip
March 5, 2016
Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland

For trip information and details, click on the link below.

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Scholarship Bulletin

Hey all!!

Spring Break is around the corner, but that is no excuse to slow down your search for scholarship money.  Below is the link to the updated list.

During the summer you, more like your parents, will start buying supplies for your college dorm and it’s expensive.  Do your part today by take the time to apply for scholarships.  Trust me, your parent/guardian will be happy that you are doing your part to contribute to your college education.

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Good luck!  🙂

FREE COLLEGE SEMINAR

Are you confused about attending college?  

Do you have questions about financial aid, scholarships, admissions, and what college life is like?

If so, plan to attend…

Here’s What People Are Saying FREE College Seminar
FREE COLLEGE SEMINAR (Flyer)
Presented by..
Connecting The Dots, Inc
&
Atlantic City Schools Title I Parent Resource Centers

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015; Registration Required

5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

All Wars Memorial Building
1501 Adriatic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

To register contact: (609) 705-2454 or (609) 705-4016 or ctdadvancingtocollege@gmail.com

Who should attend?   Students, 8th – 12th grade, college students, and parents

Click  HERE  to view flyer

Liberty Museum Selma Contest

Scholarship Information:

Calling all high school students: Martin Luther King, Jr. used his words to change history. How will you use yours? To participate, go tohttp:// libertymuseumselmacontest.org/.

Grand prize: $5,000! Contest timeline: December 25, 2014 – January 30, 2015.

Who Can Participate?
The National Liberty Museum’s Selma Speech & Essay Contest is open to US High School students ages 14-18 (as of the January 30, 2015 deadline), who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories. After viewing Paramount Pictures film, SELMA, contestants will respond to the Contest topic with an original 500-700 word essay and videotaped speech reading of their essay. For rules:http://libertymuseumselmacontest.org/rules/

It all started with a speech:
At the age of 15, a young Martin Luther King, Jr. entered a high school public speaking competition with his submission called, “The Negro and the Constitution.” He was in his junior year, and he won the competition. On the bus ride home, young King and his three companions were told to give up their seats to a white couple who had just boarded the bus, and they stood for several hours on their way back to Atlanta.

It has been widely written that the high school speech Dr. King wrote inspired his “I Have a Dream” oration, since all of the concepts in his competition submission were encapsulated into the historic 1963 speech. There are striking parallels between the two writings. That is the power of words.

Selma Speech & Essay Contest Topic:
“The movie Selma tells the story of how Martin Luther King, Jr. and others peacefully protested to advance voting rights. What do you think needs to be done today to protect individual freedom and self-determination? What are you doing or will you do to peacefully advance those rights?”

Contest Prizes:

*   One grand prize: $5,000
*   First runner up: $2,500
*   Second runner up: $1,000
*   Seven honorable mentions: $500 each
*   $300 cash prize for each teacher/mentor who sponsors a top 10 finalist

Contest Timeline:

*   December 25, 2014, 12:01am EST: Official Opening of Selma Contest & limited release of Selma film
*   January 9, 2015: Wide release in theaters of Selma film
*   January 30, 2015, 11:59pm EST : DEADLINE for submissions
*   March 2015 Winners notified
*   April 20-22, 2015 Award Ceremony held in Philadelphia, PA

The Selma Speech & Essay Contest is made possible through a grant from the John Templeton Foundation and in-kind support of Paramount Pictures.

Scholarship Award

The National Black Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees (NBCFAE)

is announcing its annual call for applicants for its Scholarship Awards Program.

Eligibility Requirements – Entrance must live within a sixty-mile radius of the FAA William J Hughes Technical Center & be accepted to an accredited college, University, or vocational/technical/trade institute.

For more information, follow the link below:

NBCFAE National_Black_Coalition_Federal_Aviation_SCHOLARSHIP

Updated Scholarship Bulletin

Attention Seniors!

You are now six months away from graduation date.  By now, you should have started sending off college applications.  If you have not, stop procrastinating  and get busy.

+Scholarship Bulletin 1-11-13 The bulletin is also available on the districts web page and in the guidance department.

Please make time to check the list and to apply for the scholarships that you qualify for.  Also, did you know that you can also find scholarships on social networks?

Go to Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, or any other social network and type scholarship in the search field.  Take the time to read through the pages, you will be surprised at what you find!

College expenses are more than you realize.  Far beyond tuition you will incur fees for books, meals costs, transportation, and more.  Don’t underestimate the costs, so do what you can now to secure money for tomorrow.