Every year, Nordstrom awards $10,000 scholarships to high school Juniors who show ambition and dream of higher education. Scholarships are paid out in $2,500 installments over a course of 4 years and are awarded based on a student's academic achievement, awards/honors, leadership, school activities, community/volunteer activities, financial and employment activities. Deadline is May 1.
USC Viterbi presents the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Camp (EMBHSSC) for students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade who are interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The camp provides activities, experiments, projects, and field experience to stimulate students' interest in science and technology as a potential career choice.
Come enjoy a day of fun-filled learning and share your passion for reading at The California African American Museum! Literacy Day features author, illustrator, and Caldecott Medal winner, Kadir Nelson, along with celebrity readers Debbie Allen, Malcom Jamal Warner, and Deidrie Henry. The event also features various local LA authors for book signing and readings of their works.
Reporter Corps offers young adults (18-24) direct experience with digital news processes and production, city government, fair representation, and storytelling by immersing them in the field of journalism. Program begins May 20. Ideal applicants are 18-24 years of age, grew up or live in the South LA area, hold a high school diploma, and are able to commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week for 3 months. A background in journalism is NOT required, we only require your curiosity!