Planning and Preparing for College (Scholarships, Internships, Etc)

To prepare students and their parents for college success in areas of academic readiness, community service, internships, summer programs, etc. The blog is to be used as a preparation infrastructure on various areas of college topics.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Preparing for College with Using Online Resources


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Preparing for College with Using Online Resources:

As you prepare for college, below are some excellent sites to consider to find out information on colleges and universities.  The sites provides information such as tours, factual information on the colleges, retention and graduation rate, etc..  To tour a college of your choice via videos, and other informtioin,  click here.  The college navigator will also help you find out valuable information click here.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

National Board of Teachers ACT Prep Workshop - Register Now!


Saturday, September 22, 2018
Registration:  8:00 - 8:30 am
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 pm
Middle Baptist Church
801 Whitehaven Ln.
Memphis, TN

The workshops will be conducted by National Board Certified instructors and SCS Retired and Level 5 Teachers.  The workshop is free!

Registration is required:  Call -  MBC @ 901-355-8056
For More Information Contact the Following:

Mary Helen Sinclair/NBCT @ 345-2675

     • Please Bring T1-83 or T1 84 Calculator (calculators will be programmed as needed) and pencils

Proven Results:  32 Composite

Lunch will be provided.

Next ACT Exam is scheduled on October  27, 2018.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Pathway to Science Research Opportunities

Pathways to Science: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Summer Research Opportunity

Search Summer Research programs, below, by institution and disciplinary categories, or by geography!

Or, visit the basic programs search or the advanced programs search.

1. Browse all Summer

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For Financial Support in Graduate School: Research programs

2.  Browse by Institution, Usergroup, Start Date, and/or Discipline
Fellowships and graduate programs in a wide variety of STEM disciplines: 
For tips on applying and associated resources: 
For opportunities specifically in the Ocean Sciences: 
For opportunities specifically in Engineering: 

UT Knoxville Veterinary Summer Experience Program -- Postmarked Deadline: March 9, 2018

How to Apply to the Veterinary Summer Experience Program

Applicants for the 2018 Veterinary Summer Experience Program MUST meet all of the requirement listed below. Exceptions to the criteria listed below will not be granted.

Apply Now!

Important Dates:

Summer Experience 2018 - 

Electronic Application due:  March 9, 11:59 PM EST

Supplemental Material:  March 10, 11:59 PM EST

Registration is now open

2018 AIM Program - University of Tennessee Knoxville

Accounting Information Management

Academy Dates: July 12th - 15th, 2018

AIM Academy.

The Accounting and Information Management Department at the University of Tennessee is pleased to announce the acceptance  of applications for the 2015 AIM Academy.  The Program dates are July 28th – August 1st, 2018.

The AIM Academy is a three-day residential program designed to introduce high school students from diverse backgrounds to the field of Accounting. 

The program is designed to help students explore the dynamic world of accounting and careers in accounting. Students will have opportunities to interact with diverse professionals from business and government, as well as visit and observe them in their work environment. 

AIM Academy FAQ's
AIM Academy Program Application

Deadline:  March 31, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018




The Nanotechnology Research Experience for Undergraduates (N-REU) Program SUBJECT TO FUNDING BECOMING AVAILABLE*
2018 N-REU Program Application
Please go to
for the complete information on the 2014 N-REU Program

Calling all STEM-focused undergraduates!
The Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG) is seeking innovative, sustainability-minded, engineering and science undergraduates to participate in a paid summer program.  This program will immerse participants in technical research and expose them to the graduate school experience, specifically within the scope of the CBBG: to develop sustainable biologically-controlled and biologically-inspired solutions in hazard mitigation, environmental protection and restoration, infrastructure construction, and resource development.
The REU program at CBBG allows students from across the nation to visit, learn, and experience world-class bio-geotechnical engineering. Each student is given the opportunity to work closely with the Center faculty and other Center researchers. Students are granted stipends and assistance with housing and travel.
2018 CBBG REU Information Flyer [PDF]

2018 REU Project Descriptions [PDF]

How to Apply

Complete the online application form:

Applications due: March 6, 2018.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest -- Deadlne: February 28, 2018

Enter the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest between January 15, 2018, and February 28, 2018.

Write about an African-American who has inspired and motivated you, and you could win a $5,000 or $3,500 scholarship. Your essay should, in 500 words or less:
  1. Address how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life, and
  2. Discuss the contributions of the African-American individual who has served to inspire and motivate you.

High School Seniors

Regions will award $5,000 scholarships to 15 high school seniors who live in states with Regions branches and will attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the 2018-2019 academic school year.

College Students

Regions will award $3,500 scholarships to 15 freshmen, sophomores or juniors who permanently reside in, or currently attend an accredited college in, states with Regions branches and will attend an accredited college in the U.S. during the 2018-2019 academic school year.