Avalible October 1 Description: The Edison Scholars Program, sponsored by Edison International, is offering aspiring scientists, mathematicians and engineers scholarships to pursue their education at a four-year colleges or universities. Graduating high school seniors who show potential for success in college and have financial need are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Inwe were spun off from SLF to focus solely on scholarships for survivors of intimate partner abuse.
The RCAC mission is to facilitate access to and success in college for all Pima County students, with a special focus on students from low-income households or who are the first in their family to attend post-secondary education programs. Specific goals include helping students to: Increase awareness of college and career preparation opportunities provided by public and private elementary, middle and high schools, colleges, universities, and community programs available throughout Pima County.
Provide information on federal and state financial aid and a listing of scholarships offered by local and national organizations. Increase awareness of college and university transition and on-campus support programs designed to help students adjust to the first year in college, receive academic and social support, and guide students toward college graduation.
Facilitate the access to career preparation resources, and promote the development of a highly qualified, diverse workforce. In service of this mission, members of the RCAC work together to address the barriers related to higher education and workforce development.
The College Center serves as a coordinating and referral agency providing information on college and career preparation, financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Seniors from Pima County high schools have the opportunity to help themselves and other students with the college application processes.
Seniors agree to become AmeriCorps members and provide hours of community service to their high school over one academic year. They serve as College Coaches and help other seniors in their school with completing admission, financial aid and scholarship applications. They work closely with AmeriCorps and RCAC staff to receive professional development and training on the college application processes.
As a result of their training and experience as a College Coach, students help themselves while helping others. Over the years, College Coaches have applied for and received thousands of dollars in financial aid grants and scholarships to help them and their peers pay for college.
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