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Fort Hamilton High School would like to share various opportunities for students to enhance their skills and experiences. Weekly opportunities email will be sent on Fridays. If you have any question about it, please feel free to contact Nancy Makkar, the Parent Coordinator at room 145 or call 718-748-1537 ext. 1503

NEW prepares women for nontraditional careers in the construction, utilities, maintenance, green, and transportation industries.
  It is for females who are at least 18 years of age
  Have a high school diploma or GED
  Are interested in pursuing a skilled blue-collar career
  Are willing and able to perform 8 hours of physical work 

8 Annual Brain Fair 2020:
Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 (3-5 PM)
Location: 1468 Madison Ave, Guggenheim Pavilion
Open to ages 2- 86
Interactive exhibits, facts, and fun
For more information, contact

Per Scholas:

Per Scholas is offering an introduction to technology careers – Information Technology (IT), Cybersecurity, Cloud Systems Administration, Software Engineering. This conference is designed for high school juniors and seniors.

Deadline to apply: March 6th, 2020
To learn more, Contact us at:
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Free Photography Classes:

Eligibility: All high school students ages 14 - 18 living in the Sunset Park area of Brooklyn. Any student within a commuting distance to our classroom space in PS 1, Sunset Park is encouraged to apply.

  • Application Deadline:
     February 15, 2020.
  • Dates: The Spring Session will take place from Feb 25-May 19, 2020.
  • Day and and Time: Classes meet on Tuesdays from 5 pm - 7 pm.
  • Location: PS 1, 309 47th St, Brooklyn, NY 11220
  • Free Program: This program is entirely free. If admitted, all students attend the program on a full scholarship. Cameras and other equipment will be provided.
  • Attendance Policy: We have a strict attendance policy; students are allotted a maximum of two absences before they will be dismissed from the program.

More information and our application:

College Fair:
Equality Charter School will be hosting its 6th annual College Fair on Monday, March 16th, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at their high school located at 2141 Seward Avenue, Bronx NY 10473. Last year there were around 40 colleges and 550 students in attendance! All high school students are welcome - reach out to Lauren Ferrara ( or 718-459-9597 ext. 4240) for more information or to register.

The Center for Excellence in Youth Education at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is pleased to announce the opening of our 
2020 Summer Program Application!

CEYE Summer Program:

This summer, we will offer a hands-on, project-based research course for current 9, 10, and 11 grade students interested in exploring Genetics & Genomics with Drosophila (fruit flies) as an animal model. In addition, current 11 grade students are eligible for our Clinical Hospital Placement Internship program, which enables students to explore careers by way of daily shadowing experiences under physicians and other healthcare professionals!

For more information, go to
Please note that applications are dueSunday,March 22ndand only students with complete applications will be considered.
NERA MedPrep, our three-year medical school preparedness program, is also accepting applications on the following website until March 1st, 2019.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship:

The Epsilon Pi Omega chapter invites all high school seniors of Pan-African heritage (African, African-American, Pan-Caribbean) to apply for available scholarships. 

Requirements for consideration:
Applicant must reside in Queens County.
Applicant must be of Pan-African, Pan Caribbean, or African American descent
Applicant must be a graduating high school senior
Applicant must have attained a cumulative GPA of 85 or better
All scholarship applications and materials must be received by February 14, 2020. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please go to:  
email for more information.

NYCORP Scholarship 2020:

Early Deadline (strongly encouraged): March 15, 2020

Final Deadline: April 15th, 2020
NYCORP is offering a scholarship to students who have moved between 9th (after 8th grade graduation) and 12th grade. Eligible High School seniors can apply based on the criteria that they have: 
Relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to a relocation, and 
Have maintained a current cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or above on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent achievement on a different scale). 
To apply students will need to fill out an application, student essay and upload a signed consent form. Guidance counselors will need to email the students; transcripts and other test scores to Students can also use this email to submit questions.

Private Prep “Learn to Thrive” Scholarship:

Deadline: May 17, 2020

The " Learn to Thrive" Scholarship program prepares low-income , high achieving students with SAT/ACT test prep and college admissions support. This is a highly competitive program. Students are given individual tutors and admissions coaches. Ideal candidates meet the following criteria: 
  Unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above in a rigorous course load 
  Completion of Algebra 2/Trigonometry prior to the 11th grade
  Diagnostic SAT of 1100 or ACT of 22  
  Free or reduced lunch 
  Preference will be given to 1st generation college -bound students
  For more information or to apply,

Sipshop Workshop:

"The Sibshop Workshop and certification training, is a special training event, in partnership with The Sibling Support Project, INCLUDEnyc, NYC DOE Division of Specialized Instruction and Student Support, and NYC DOE Office of Safety and Youth Development (LGBTQ Programs) to learn about specific challenges that affect school-aged students who have siblings with disabilities.

Teachers, parents, counselors, service providers, and adult siblings are invited to participate in this two-day certification training event, on April 3 and 4, facilitated by Emily Holl, to learn how to organize and facilitate a sibling support group, known as “Sibshop.” During the two days of the Sibshop training, you will learn about the concerns of siblings who have sisters and brothers with disabilities, how to organize a local Sibshop, and experience a Sibshop support group. Participants must attend both days of the training to be certified to start a local Sibshop. Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) credit is available for this opportunity.

Space is limited. Register by March 13."

Teen Art Week:

March 2-8, 2020

Free events across all five boroughs, including performances and workshops in music, dance, visual arts, poetry, film, career exploration and college readiness.

Students and teachers can access Teen Arts Week events and register as individuals or as a school group online at:

If you have questions, contact or 212-699-7274

Spring STEM:

Date: April 13-17, 2020 (9am – 3pm)

To apply, go to:

Deadline: Monday, February 10, 2020

wide range of programs are offered at the NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics; the Bronx Zoo; Central Park Zoo; Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum; Museum of the City of New York; New York Aquarium; New York Botanical Garden; New-York Historical Society; Prospect Park Zoo; Queens Botanical Garden; Queens County Farm Museum; Queens Zoo; Solar One; Staten Island MakerSpace; Staten Island Zoo; and Wave Hill. Students will meet and work with field experts in programs that feature real-world learning experiences. 

For questions, please contact

Summer Science Academy:

Dates: July 6- July 14, 2020

Time: Monday- Friday (8:30AM to 2:30 PM)

Location: St Francis College (180 Remsen St, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201

High school students (rising Sophomores and above)- first come- first serve—up to 20 students

Deadline : May 1, 2020

 Although the essay application is due by May 1st (students should email their information to Dr. Nolan at they are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as acceptance is granted first come-first serve. 

Become an EMT:

  Applicant must possess a High School Diploma/ Equivalent

  Be able to read and write English

  Be at least 18 years of age prior to the last day of the month he/she is scheduled to take the written certification exam

  Pass a preregistration screening placement exam

  Applicants must also purchase a CPR for healthcare providers booklet ($20) and study it prior to the first class session.

  For more information, call 718-368-5050 (Kingsborough Community College).

Continued Education:

At Kingsborough Community College (Registration is ongoing)

For more info call 718-368-5051 & visit

Tennis, Calorie wacker Workout, Salsa, Latin Ballroon Dancing, High Impact Dance, Hatha Yoga, Weight Loss Pilates, Dace & Tone Party Workout, Swimming, Hands-on Makeup Classes, Wine Testing, Languages, Gardening, Drawing & Painting, knitting, Sewing, Computer Classes, 50 Wellness Program, Piano & many more.

Fresh Air Fund:

  Learn more at:

  Must be at least 18 by the start of camp

  At least one year of college is preferred. A high school diploma is required

  Experience working with children

  Interest in working and living in the outdoors for the summer

  Compensation package includes salary, housing, good, and transportation to and from NYC

 PRATT Young Scholars:

Three year Art and Design Scholarship Program

9th Grade Students

Apply by March 2, 2020

Co-OP Tech: 

Courses offered are A+ Computer repair, Automotive, Barbering, Building maintenance, Carpentry, Certified nursing assistant, Sisco networking, Culinary Arts, Drafting/ Blueprinting, Electrical installation, Graphic Design, Medical health careers, Natural hair styling, Plumbing, Solar Electric, Vision Technology, Web Design, Welding

For more information, please contact: Ms. Francine Jacques at 347-61-4765 or email


FuFully funded STEM Programs: 

Columbia University's Science Honors Program (SHP): 

Applicants must now be in the 11th, 10th, or 9th grade and should have a strong interest and exceptional ability in science and mathematics

The program uses an online application process which students can access on the Columbia University SHP web page: