Daily Archives: January 16, 2008

Community Foundation Scholarships

The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis offers a number of scholarships for local students.  At the Central Library, we have just received this year’s booklet, which contains guidelines, applications and more.  You may pick one up in the Job & Career Center on the 3rd floor, as long as supplies last.  You can also check out the Community Foundation’s website  for more information.  Most applications are due by April 1, 2008.  Good luck!

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JobNewsMemphis.com Job Fair

I noticed an ad in the Memphis Flyer for an upcoming Job Fair at the Memphis Marriott East (2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd) on Wednesday, January 23, from 10am-3pm.  If you go to their website, you can view other upcoming fairs, search job postings and read articles on job searching.  If you’ve been to one of these job fairs before, please feel free to let us know what you think in the Comments section!

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Memphis Summer Youth Employment Program

The Memphis Summer Youth Employment Program provides opportunities for students between the ages of 14 and 21 to work for the summer in a variety of jobs.  Applications must be submitted by February 9, 2008, and a lottery will be held for positions.  For more information, check out the the city’s website.

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Future Leaders Scholarship

“The 100 Black Men of America’s Future Leader Scholarship Program is available to students who maintain full time status at an accredited, post secondary institution beginning in the fall of the year.  Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements and deadlines to qualify.”  The deadline is February 28, 2008, and the application and eligibility requirements can be found here.

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