2011 Hawaii Scholarship

University of California Academic Connections 2011 Hawaii Scholarship High school students have a chance to win an all expenses paid trip to study for a week in Hawaii. The theme for the University of California San Diego’s Academic Connections 2011 Hawaii Scholarship Contest is “How to Care for the Earth,” and entrants are asked to submit a short video on a variation of this theme. Videos may be animations, photo slide shows, or live action Videos will be featured on the Academic Connections website and the UCSD Extension YouTube channel. Winner receives full tuition and airfare (up to $5,000 in value, includes room and board) for a weeklong course on the diverse ecosystems and climate zones of the Island of Hawaii, August 17-24, 2011, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Scholarship contest is open to 9-11th grade students as of the 2010-11 school year. Videos may be created by an individual or group, but only one scholarship will be awarded per video. See the online application at extension.ucsd.edu. Winners will be notified by July 31. Entries must be postmarked by June 30,...

A national award for outstanding seventh-graders

Each year, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program honors 50 to 75 seventh-graders who can demonstrate outstanding academic ability, accomplishments outside of the classroom, and significant financial need. The award is extremely competitive, but those selected receive financial support for educational and extracurricular activities, as well as one-on-one help applying to high schools, colleges, summer programs, and more. Please spread the word, including the attached materials, to any educators, families, or organizations that might be interested. 2011 applications will be available in mid-January at www.jkcf.org/scholarships/young-scholars-program. Anyone with questions should feel free to contact the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth at 410-735-6270 or jkcinfo@jhu.edu. Young Scholars Program Brochure_English Young Scholars Program Brochure_Spanish Young Scholars Program Fact Sheet Young Scholars Program Poster — Jack Kent Cooke Foundation The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) McAuley Hall 5801 Smith Avenue, Suite 400 Baltimore, MD 21209 email: jkcinfo@jhu.edu phone: 410-735-6270 web:...

Illinois kids Geography project.

The Fourth Grade at Aviston Elementary, located in southern Illinois, is learning about the United States and the different environments, climates, resources, and highlights found in each region. The kids in the class think it would be fun to receive postcards, souvenirs, resources, or any information about our great country from each of the 50 states. We hope that people who read this letter will be interested in mailing our class items pertaining to their state. Our address: 4th Grade at Aviston Elementary, 350 South Hull St., Aviston, IL 62216. A sincere “Thank You” to anyone who is able to contribute! We appreciate the excitement you will add to our learning experience. Mrs. Niemeyer Aviston, Ill., Jan. 26 This letter was also signed by Jack, Ben, Leann, Jordan, Nick, Lindsey, Sophia, Autumn, Kelsie, Drew, Oli, Wil, Logan, Joey, Nicole, Matt, Darin, Nolan, Collin, Laura, Haley, Ryan, Rachel, Mitchell, Jake, Ethan, Tori, Zach, Tanner, Brice, Colin, Dylan, Mackenzie, Larissa, Megan and...