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ABOUT: LACI is building a more diverse and inclusive ecosystem that integrates women, people of color and other under-represented groups into the cleantech sector. To do this, we are recruiting candidates for a workforce development pipeline to LACI startup companies and the tech sector overall. The LACI APC Fellowship Program is a multi-tiered workforce training pipeline program to provide promising candidates with technical training, interpersonal skills, and industry-recognized certifications to help them succeed.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 24

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Los Angeles County Resident
  • Interested in Clean Technology
  • Part of an underrepresented group
  • Currently underemployed or unemployed
  • Proof of low-to-moderate income status
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Available at least 20 hours a week for up to 12 weeks

AWARD: Fellows will receive a monthly stipend of $800 if selected to participate in the 12-week internship.

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There will be an information session at LACI on May 7th at 6pm, should your organization or applicants have additional questions before or after applying. To register for the info session, please RSVP by Monday, May 6th. In the meantime, feel free to contact Daniel Ferguson at daniel@laincubator.org or 213-358-6522.

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Shimano Varsity Program Scholarship

Awarded By: Shimano & B.A.S.S. Nation

Awarded To: High School Seniors & College Students Interested in Natural Resources and Fisheries Management

Deadline: May 31

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Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship Fund

Awarded By: Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund

Awarded To: Graduating High School Senior or Current Student Pursuing Professional Degree and who is of Central American or Latino Descent & Living in the Los Angeles Area

Deadline: June 15, 2019

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ThanksUSA Scholarship Program

Awarded By: ThanksUSA

Awarded To: Children and Spouses of U.S. Military Personnel

Deadline: April 1 – May 15

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Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship Fund

Awarded By: Shawn Carter Foundation

Awarded To: High School Seniors, Students with GEDs, Undergraduate College & Vocational or Trade School Students 25 or Younger with Minimum 2.0 GPA Interested in Pursing Higher Education

Deadline: April 1 – April 30, 2019

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Two Bit Circus and Days of Play


ABOUT

Come visit us in the afternoons and get $30 of value for only $15!

Game Play Only (includes VR). Excludes Food and Beverage. Based on availability.

WHEN

Offer valid from 1pm - 5pm on Thursdays and Fridays April 4th - April 25th, 2019. This offer must be redeemed in the park.

WHERE

634 Mateo Street Los Angeles, CA. 90021

 

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Opportunity Scholars Public Health Academy

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:

  • PHA is a 4-week summer academy program for juniors and seniors (current sophomores and juniors) students, primarily from South LA, interested in health careers. PHA was developed to establish a meaningful educational experiences to prepare students for success in college.
  • The program takes places Tuesday through Saturday during the summer months and includes an internship during the school year. Students who successfully complete the summer component program in its entirety will receive a stipend. This is a full year academic program and students will be able to take advantage of an SAT Preparation course in the fall. Additionally, students are assigned a mentor that works with them for the entire school year.

ELIGIBILITY: Current high school sophomores and juniors

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2019

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Transcript
  • Student photo

 

 

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Free Game Design Coding Bootcamp!

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Join us for a day of game design filled with challenge and creativity! 2 Bit Circus Foundation and Games for Change are teaming up to host another game jam challenging students to design and code digital games about important social impact topics. During the game jam you will have the opportunity to work with professional game designers who will teach you the basics of game design and guide you through the process of creating game prototypes in both non-digital and digital form. Whether you’re a seasoned game designer or a complete newbie, you’ll be able to develop your skills and make great games that address important social impact topics.

ELIGIBILITY: You don't have to have prior coding experience but you do need to be in middle or high school.

WHEN: March 23, 11 AM - 4 PM UPDATE: New deadline to submit games is officially extended to April 12

WHERE: 9 Dots - 931 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

 

Get your free tickets here!

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Join the Science Action Club!

The Science Action Club is exclusively for middle school youth in out-of-school time, and features affordable science learning kits that foster STEM identity and inspire wonder for the natural world. Loaded with exciting activity plans, STEM supplies, and online training for staff, each kit is designed to minimize administrative burden and maximize youth engagement. Resources are available in English and Spanish. View the Science Action Club video and join the growing SAC network.

Apply today!

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Welcome!

 

Thank you for signing up to join our online STEM community! Feel free to post your own events/resources in the "Share" tab under the Forum page and comment on any post with questions you may have.

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USC Viterbi Discover Engineering Summer Program

In this college course, students will explore various disciplines of engineering through academic lectures and classroom discussions. Students will gain practical experience through hands-on projects which involve designing, building and testing and will learn how to conduct research using design thinking and the engineering design process. Students receive 3 units of USC elective credit upon successful course completion.

  • Dates: TBD
  • Application deadline: TBD
  • Age group: Completed at least 9th grade by June 17, 2018
  • Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9AM - 4PM
  • Cost: $8,534 (Residential), $6,059 (Commuter)
  • Scholarships: Currently not available – the Summer 2018 scholarship deadline for military families has passed.
  • Housing: Live on USC’s main campus or commute
  • Requirements: Students who will not have completed Algebra 2 before summer 2019 but who wish to be considered for this course must submit the Algebra 2 Waiver Form with their application.

Check out the program website for more information and to apply!

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USC Viterbi Mission Engineering Summer Program

In this two week seminar, students work on different aspects of engineering projects from design to completion covering aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer science and mechanical engineering disciplines.

  • Dates: June 17, 2019 – June 28, 2019
  • Application deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis until May 1st or until all slots are filled
  • Age group: Current 10th or 11th grade
  • Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9AM - 5PM
  • Cost: $750
  • Scholarships: FULL scholarship for all low-income students
  • Housing: Not Provided
  • Requirements: Min 3.0 GPA in college prep courses, and completed Algebra 2 or higher with at least a B by June 2019

Check out the program website for more information and to apply!

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USC Viterbi Techie Coding Summer Camp

Students will take a deep dive into subject matter focused on programming through the creation of mobile apps and 3D video games and interactive stories using Unity.

  • Dates: June 17 to 28, 2019
  • Application deadline: May 1
  • Age group: Currently enrolled in 5th, 6th or 7th grade
  • Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9AM - 4PM
  • Cost: Free
  • Housing: Not Provided
  • Requirements: B average in Science and Math classes

Check out the program website for more information and to apply!

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USC Viterbi Summer Engineering Camp

 

During the two week camp, students will explore aerospace, electrical, civil and mechanical engineering with hands-on activities such as rockets, circuits, bridges, and robots.  Students will also explore computer science by learning to code and write apps.

  • Dates: July 15 to July 26, 2019  
  • Application deadline: May 1
  • Age group: Currently enrolled in 5th, 6th or 7th grade
  • Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8AM - 4PM
  • Cost: $750 (free depending on securing program funds)
  • Scholarships: FULL scholarship for all low-income students
  • Housing: Not Provided
  • Requirements: B average in Science and Math classes

Check out the program website for more information and to apply!

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USC Viterbi Project Payload Summer Program

In this week-long technology day camp, middle school girls from under-served communities will participate in technology mentorship and app development with industry experts, USC students and staff to increase their education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

  • Dates: July 22nd - August 2nd
  • Application deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis until May 1st or until all slots are filled
  • Age group: Rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls
  • Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:30AM - 4PM
  • Cost: FREE
  • Housing: Not Provided

Check out the program website for more information and to apply!

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USC Viterbi Energy of STEM Summer Program

 

Energy of STEM is a six-day learning adventure filled with hands-on activities in every workshop. Educationally disadvantaged children in grades 4-12 will work in small groups within each workshop to study Aerodynamics, Physics, Coding, Energy, Electronics, and much more in an interactive hands-on environment. Workshops are led by industry professionals and educators who work in the areas of science, mathematics and engineering.

  • Program Dates: July 15 - July 20
  • Application deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis until May 1st or until all slots are filled
  • Age group: Rising 4th- 12th grade
  • Schedule: 6 days
  • Cost: Free
  • Scholarship: N/A
  • Housing: Not provided
  • Requirements: None (open to all rising 4th - 12th grade students)

Check out the program wesbsite for more information anf to apply!

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Welcome to the Viterbi STEM EOP Ning website!

 

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The simple rules of thumb are to keep on-topic and be respectful of others, but to be clear we thought it useful to spell out a few things that are outside what we'd accept. Our websites is designed to help faciliate a STEM EOP community and we want people to have a good experience when they are here. Anything that supports this aim is encouraged, provided it does not violate these terms of use that we've put together. By using this site, you agree that you will not post, publish or submit as work any of the following material: Material that infringes the copyright of another person (plagiarism, or passing off other peoples material as your own) or copyright material not referenced or acknowledged. Unauthorized posting of personal information (names, address, phone number, email etc.) of other users. Material that contains vulgar, obscene or indecent language or images. Material which defames, abuses or threatens others. Statements that are bigoted, hateful or racially offensive. Material that advocates illegal activity or discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them. No Flaming; there is a difference between voicing a legitimate concern or grievance and simply badmouthing or some other form of written abuse of someone or some service. These will be deleted upon discovery. Posts or other material which is deemed inappropriate by the site administrators or appropriate team managers will be deleted upon discovery. Users who violate the Terms of Service may lose their account permanently. All users are required to provide a valid email address where they can be contacted at any time. Any person actively using these sites is implicitly agreeing to these rules regardless of whether they have been read or not. If you are unhappy about anything which you see anywhere on our sites or have any questions, please email stemeop@usc.edu.

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ABOUT: Women of Distinction is a program for high school seniors that highlights the opportunities at Smith for African American, Latina, Asian American, and Native American students. Admission is competitive.

ELIGIBILITY: Current high school juniors

AWARDS: Smith will provide round-trip transportation, meals, and accommodations for all participants.

DATE: The program will take place on October 18-20, 2019.

APPLICATION DETAILS:

  • The application will be available on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
  • The deadline to apply for the annual Women of Distinction program at Smith College is Friday, June 14, 2019.
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The STEAM Collaborative

One of our favorite Collaborates, Hands-On Technology, has just announced their registration is now open for their 2019 Technology Adventure Camp schedule & locations!

This year’s camp features themed weeks in today’s most interesting technology trends (e.g. Virtual Reality) as well as expanded core curriculum levels that will allow us to engage, inspire, and empower campers in age ranges from 7 to 13.

Register here today!

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