April Teen Events and Opportunities:
* Sign up for free PCDC college tours to: Bryn Mawr, Haverford, Drexel, the University of Pennsylvania, Temple U, Swarthmore, and many more. Transportation and lunch covered by PCDC where applicable. Email Ailin for permission slips.
* This month’s free practice SAT will be on April 29th. Email Ailin at email@example.com to sign up!
Seniors, congratulations on your college acceptances!
Richard A. Ash Scholarship
$1,000 up to 90% of educational cost to high school seniors and undergrad college students. Due April 7. Supply transcript, acceptance letter, FAFSA report, college cost info, two short essays, a letter of recommendation, and your financial award letter.
Apply Online: http://app.smarterselect.com/programs/38418-The-Philadelphia-Foundation
Benjamin and Fredora K. Wolf Memorial Foundation College Scholarship
$1,500 to high school seniors, renewable, for low-income Philadelphia residents with SAT minimum 1000 and C in algebra. Due May 31, 2017.
Apply Online: https://sites.google.com/site/wolfgrants/new-applicant
Year Up provides low-to-moderate income high school graduates or GED recipients age 18-24 with a free full year corporate-track program featuring 6 months of professional training in IT, financial operations, sales, business, or software development and a 6 month corporate internship.
Apply Online: http://www.yearup.org/future-students/?location=national-us/
Applications for Asian Bank Scholarship Open
Applications must be postmarked on or before April 15th.
Asian Bank is offering three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who will be attending college in 2017-2018.
Apply Online: http://www.theasianbank.com/scholarships.html
Weekly Teen Club Schedule:
All classes and materials are free of charge. Walk-ins welcome!
SAT Reading & Writing
Mondays 4:15 PM – 6:15 PM, 901 Wood Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Teacher: Phoebe Ho
Tuesdays 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Holy Redeemer Church and School, 915 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Teacher: Wei Chen
Fridays 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, 901 Wood Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Teacher: Clara Zheng
Free Practice SAT
Last Saturday of each month, 9:00 AM – 1:10 PM. 901 Wood Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.
Tokens will be provided for commuters. Space is limited.
Please email Ailin Cao at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
College Application Assistance Workshop
Last Saturday of each month, 2:00 PM, 901 Wood Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Tokens will be provided for commuters.
Teacher: Lan Ngo
Taking pre-registrations. Summer Class. 901 Wood Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.
Start date TBD.
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The PCDC Teen Club is a DHS-funded Positive Youth Development Program that aims to close the academic resource gap faced by Philadelphia’s low-income, minority, and limited-English proficient students.