The Schultz Center's
#EDSPARK initiative is the educational component of the One Spark
Crowdfunding Festival scheduled for April 9-13, 2014 in Downtown
Jacksonville, Fl. The #EDSPARK venue which will be located on the
second floor of the Wells Fargo building will showcase innovative education
Projects as well as student Projects during the five days of the Festival.
Adult and student Creators will be competing for part of One Spark's
$300,000 crowdfund and bonus prizes.
Emphasis in judging will be placed on a goal statement that includes specific information on experience or steps taken toward the goal, persuasiveness (e.g., how your past achievements/experiences and your future planning increase the probability of reaching your goal), why you think that you will succeed, and also grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Only one application is allowed per student in this public award competition.
Applicants must intend to enroll in an accredited U.S. institution for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Applicants must complete all required information on the entry form.
Essays must be the applicants' original work and no more than 550 words in length.
Essays must be entered via cut/paste on our scholarship application form on this Web site. Essays will be truncated to the limit specified.
Essay submissions are stored and reviewed as "plain text" without additional markup. Please make note of this when crafting your essay.
Applicants' names, addresses and other identifying information MUST NOT be included in their essays.
By submitting the form electronically via our Web site, applicants provide their digital signature certifying that their information and essays are their own work and that they have read these rules and guidelines. Applicants who provide a valid email addresses will receive confirmation of their applications via email. Please contactDirector@mensafoundation.org if you are unsure of the status of your application.
Applications must be submitted online on or before 11:59 p.m., Central time, on January 15, 2014.
Application judging is done anonymously. The judges do not know who has entered the competition. If, by chance, you know a scholarship judge, do not contact that individual regarding the competition or your application may be disqualfied. Instead, questions regarding the competition should be directed to Director@mensafoundation.org.
WHAT: Military Appreciation Life Camp in association with The Wounded Warriors Project. The theme for this event is "Successful Transition: When The Uniform Comes Off". WHO: This camp is for anyone and their immediate family who has served in the military or about to transition out. Children must be a minimum age of 5 years old to attend and participate with the adults. WHEN: November 30th TIME: 9am-1pm WHERE: EverBank Field, One EverBank Drive, Jacksonville , FL 32202
Military Families Will Receive: • Stadium Tour • Workshops and Small group discussions by subject experts Inspiring message by Donovin Darius • On field Fun and Competitive Games • Special appearance by Jaguars Cheerleaders • Camp T-Shirt & Camp Photo • Lunch
The University of Florida Office of Admissions is hosting a one-day open house for prospective high school students in grades 9-11.
Students and their parents are invited to get a glimpse of UF campus life, access academic guidance and opportunities for college planning, and learn about the many educational options on campus and online. This event is free, and high school students who have a desire to continue their studies at one of the country's most respected universities are encouraged to attend.
This event will be Monday, November 25, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the O'Connell Center on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, Florida.
Register and plan to come for the entire open house or at any time during the posted hours.
Attendees will learn more about UF admissions requirements, financial aid, and the new Self-Reported Academic Record. Representatives will be available to discuss educational opportunities in the 16 UF colleges, UF Online and the Innovation Academy.
Registration is required.
The O'Connell Center is located at 250 Gale Lemerand Drive on the corner of University Avenue and Gale Lemerand Drive. Parking will be available in the garage adjacent to the O'Connell Center.
part of its mission of providing the highest quality educational opportunities
to high-need Latino youth, the LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. (LNESC) is
partnering with Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC) to help promote the
RMHC/HACER scholarship program to qualifying high school seniors across the
RMHC/HACER is one of the largest scholarships in the country assisting Hispanic
high school students pursuing a college education. Since its inception in 1985,
more than $24 million has been awarded in scholarships to Hispanic students to
support their college education dreams. The program expanded in 2008 to include
four RMHC/HACER National Scholarships of $100,000 to be awarded annually to
deserving high school graduates. Scholarships are awarded on a national and
regional level. Applications for the 2013-2014 RMHC/HACER National Scholarship
will be accepted from October 1st through January 21st, 2014. For more details,
please visit http://www.rmhc.org/
Be a high school senior
Be younger than 21 years old
Have at least one parent of
Be eligible to attend a two- or
four-year college, university or technical school with a full course of
Be a legal U.S. resident
in a participating RMHC Chapter's geographic area
The Gator Bowl Award of Excellence Scholarship consists of a one-time gift of $5,000 to one male and one female student-athlete for use at any accredited University or Community College.
To be eligible to receive a Gator Bowl Award of Excellence, the applicant must:
• Maintain a 3.0+ GPA (on an unweighted 4.0 scale) from an accredited high school in the First Coast area.
• Participate in a junior varsity or varsity sport or its equivalent (dance, gymnastics, tae-kwon-do)
• Participate in extra-curricular activities through church, school or the community
• Exhibit exemplary behavior, thereby being a good role model for peers
• Pledge to remain drug-free, alcohol-free and tobacco-free
• Complete the application process by November 15, 2013of senior year of high school.
The following factors will be considered in selecting the scholarship recipients:
• Athletic commitment – participation in varsity, intramural or youth league sport(s)
• Career goals of applicant
• Community Service
• Good citizenship
• Involvement in extracurricular activities
• Leadership qualities
• Positive attitude
• Presentation of application packet – neatness and organization
• Recommendations of Guidance Counselor, Coach and Community Leader
• Relationship with peers and superiors
• Scholastic record
Applications are available at area high school guidance departments or can be downloaded directly below. The application deadline for this scholarship cycle must bepostmarked by Friday, November 15, 2013. Scholarship recipients will be selected by December 15th and the awards will be presented at the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl Coaches Luncheon presented by CSX on Tuesday, December 31, 2013.
For additional information, please contact Katie Cox at (904) 798-5983.