Bird and Amy
Do you know someone looking for a summer
West Virginia’s Promise is offering Summer Associate VISTA 8 or
10 week positions at various sites around the state. Below is a
list of the sites that are still recruiting.
If you know anyone needing a summer position please direct them
to contact me or the site directly.
All applicants must be at least 18 years old, a high school
graduate or have GED and be a US Citizen, and must apply online
http://my.americorps.gov by May 15, 2014.
This year there are two start dates depending on what works best
for the Sites and also the member: The recruited SA VISTA
candidate must participate in SA Applicant Training. Depending
on the start date; SA Trainings are offered June 2 at 10 a.m.
and June 2 would be start date or June 16 at 10 a.m. and June 16
would be start date.
Summer Associates Benefits:
· Living Allowance/Stipend: $892 a month
Summer Associates can select one:
· Segal AmeriCorps Education award of $1,174.60
· End of service cash summer stipend $125 month
Position site locations and contact information below as of
today, additional positions will be available soon:
2- 10 week positions- Appalachian Impact, Site Supervisor Justin
Bowers, email@example.com 304-460-9160, 310 Sunflower
Dr. Buckhannon WV, Upshur County
4- 10 week positions- For Love Of Children Outdoor Education
Center, Harpers Ferry-Jefferson County, Site Supervisor Katie
Nolan firstname.lastname@example.org , 304-725-0409
2 – 10 week positions-, Morgan County Starting Points, Berkeley
Springs-Morgan County, Site Supervisor Audrey Morris email@example.com
4 – 10 weeks positions- Mountaineer Boys & Girls Club, 918
Fortney Street Morgantown, WV 26505, Monongalia County, Site
Supervisor firstname.lastname@example.org or Malina Alexander email@example.com
3 – 8 week positions- Potomac Valley Audubon Society,
Shepherdstown, WV-Jefferson County, Site Supervisor Ellen Murphy
2- 10 week positions & 1 - 8 week position- Recruiting, The
Education Alliance, Charleston-Kanawha County, Site Supervisor
Emily Schoen firstname.lastname@example.org ,304-342-7849
SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE—The
Southern Scholarship covers the cost of tuition only.
Deadline: April 15.
Virtually every man living in America and
U.S. citizen abroad is required to register with Selective
Service within 30 days of his 18th birthday. It’s
his legal and civic responsibility. In fact, it’s the law!
Once a young man registers, he stays eligible for programs and
benefits connected to registration, such as college loans and
grants, government jobs, job training, and citizenship for
immigrant men seeking to become U.S. citizens. Register with
Selective Service at
A Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer
Camp will be held at Lebanon Valley College from June 22-27
and July 6-11, 2014. For more information, contact Dr. Courtney
email@example.com. or call 717.867.6179.
The MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR STATE HOLIDAY
COMMISSION 2014 POSTER CONTEST is open to students in grades
K-12. Official rules are available at
http://www.wvmlkholidaycommission.org. Deadline: All
entries must be postmarked on or before February 14.
THE BOONE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
scholarship program funds three scholarships. They are the
Dora Jo Byrnside Scholarship, the BCCF Rotary Scholarship and
the Regina McCormick Memorial Scholarship. Students apply
to the program and, if eligible, may be awarded a scholarship
from one of the scholarships. Applications may be
downloaded as a printable form from the Foundation web site at
www.boonecountyfoundation.org under the “Scholarships” tab.
It is not available for online submission. Deadline: must
be postmarked by April 4.
BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP— We
encourage applicants to apply who will be enrolling for
full-time study as first-time freshmen at a 4-year college or
university, plan to major in one of the following: Engineering,
Technology, Design or Business, with an interest in the
automotive industry. Visit
www.buickachievers.com for more information. Deadline:
February 28, 2014.
JACKSON-NEWCOMB SCHOLARSHIP –
completed FAFSA form must be attached. Deadline: March 31.
JANICE M. SCOTT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
FUND—A 500-1000 word Essay is required. The specific topic
is found within the application. More requirements are found
within the application. Deadline: The application
packet must be postmarked on or before March 31.
JAMES “JIM” BAILEY SCHOLARSHIP—in
1999, the Jim Bailey Scholarship Fund was formed to provide
assistance to the youth of WV who will be attending an
accredited vocational or technical school program of no more
than two years issuing a degree or certification. The
application is available at
www.wvapt.org. Deadline: Applications must be
postmarked no later than April 15.
LOGAN SCOTTISH RITE BODIES 29TH
ANNUAL AMERICANISM ESSAY CONTEST—This contest is sponsored
by Logan Lodge of Perfection and is open to all juniors and
seniors in schools of Boone, Logan, Mingo and Wyoming counties.
The essay topic must be Patriotic and fall into the general
category of Americanism. It must not be more than 1000 words in
length. The work must be original. More requirements are found
on the application. First Place: $500 Second Place: $300
Third Place: $200 Deadline: February 28.
MADISON ROTARY CLUB—Applicants
must be a resident of West Virginia and will be entering your
freshman year of college. You must be a full time student at a
Boone County High School. You must demonstrate academic
achievement (at least a 2.5 GPA). Income level is considered,
but no specific income is a requirement for this scholarship.
Deadline: must be postmarked by April 15.
SOUTHERN WV COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL
COLLEGE—Department of Allied Health and Nursing is accepting
applications for the FALL of 2014 until February 1. The
application may be found at
http://www.southernwv.edu/files/2014 allied health and
nursing application-2.pdf. Deadline: February 1.
THE WEST VIRGINIA PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
SCHOLARSHIP—is open to any senior graduating this year from
a WV high school, planning to attend a PUBLIC WV college or
university in the fall of 2014 and needs financial assistance to
complete his or her studies. Three $2000 scholarships will be
awarded. Deadline: March 31, 2013.
SCOTT HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF
1961—Applicants must be a resident of WV and will be
entering your freshman year of college. You must be a full time
student at a Boone County High School. You must demonstrate
academic achievement (at least a 2.5 GPA). Income level is
considered, but no specific income is a requirement for this
scholarship. Deadline: April 20.
"Aspiring Pharmacy Technician" Scholarship Program. We
are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000
scholarship. This will be awarded to students that are
interested in pursuing a pharmacology career path at an
accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you
have interested students visit our website, http://www.pharmacytechnicianreview.com/ to
find eligibility information along
with the online application link/form that is found on the right
side of the page. The deadline for application is June 1,
"Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship. Again this
is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that
are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited
post-secondary school or college. Interested students can visit
this link http://www.fashion-schools.org/ and
find the scholarship located at the bottom
of the page.
The deadline for this application is
June 1, 2014.
"Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program.
This is the 3rd annual scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com.
We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a
$1,000 scholarship. This will be awarded to students that are
interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited
post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have
interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program to
find eligibility information along with the online application. The
scholarship will be on the right
side of the page.