Education

  At Latina On a Mission, we want our readers, and their families, to exceed. That's one of the reasons we are always happy to share scholarships and other info that will help you prosper. Today, we're happy to share an exciting opportunity for the NYC FOCUS Fellows Program Open to Latinas and African American [...]

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2014 RMHC High School Scholarship Program Thumbnail 2014 RMHC High School Scholarship Program Thumbnail

A scholarship can open doors and opportunities for students. Knowing this, Latina On a Mission is always excited to share scholarship information with you, our readers! If you can not use the information yourself, please share it with others who can. There are currently four different RMHC scholarship programs available: RMHC®/ASIA (Asian Students Increasing Achievement) RMHC®/African [...]

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Students Deserve a Fighting Chance #healthyedu Thumbnail Students Deserve a Fighting Chance #healthyedu Thumbnail

This post is part of the National School Lunch Week with Healthy Food! A MomsRising Blog Carnival. Take a moment to read and comment on this and other thoughtful blogs, then tell MomsRising your story. Our stories, yours and mine, are powerful and are what led administrators to set these rules in place. His morning [...]

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Pick Up School Supplies at Staples + $25 Giveaway #StaplesHasIt Thumbnail Pick Up School Supplies at Staples + $25 Giveaway #StaplesHasIt Thumbnail

The author received sample products to facilitate this review/giveaway. However, this in no way influenced the author's opinions. Her love of Staples was established years ago. Now that my sons have started school, I've received classroom shopping lists. From crayons to pencils, paper to binders,  anti-bacterial lotion and even toilet tissue, many schools lack the [...]

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“Haz La U” (“Make the U”) Scholarship for Hispanic High School Students Thumbnail “Haz La U” (“Make the U”) Scholarship for Hispanic High School Students Thumbnail

At Latina On a Mission, we know the value of an education! It not only opens minds, it opens doors. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we want to share with you some information about the “Haz la U” Scholarship for Hispanic high school students, in the hopes that it will encourage them on their [...]

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Scholarships Available: Teen Technology Enthusiasts Wanted! Thumbnail Scholarships Available: Teen Technology Enthusiasts Wanted! Thumbnail

We, at Latina on a Mission, truly value education; we believe it to be one of the greatest assets available to this growing generation. That is why we make it a point to search and find new and exciting educational opportunities outside of the classroom, because we understand the great need for educated youth. NYC [...]

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Student Loan Secret Weapon: SALTMoney.org + #Giveaway Thumbnail Student Loan Secret Weapon: SALTMoney.org + #Giveaway Thumbnail

My oldest son is in college. Although he received a full scholarship to cover his tuition, we still had to take out loans for room and board. It was a daunting task and at times felt overwhelming. For many, the student loan process can be very confusing. Often times it’s not exactly clear what the [...]

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5 Free Online College Board Events for Hispanic Families Thumbnail 5 Free Online College Board Events for Hispanic Families Thumbnail

One of my self-imposed missions is to help others obtain a college education; as  result, whenever I discover information that will assist others toward that mission I am happy to share it here on Latina On a Mission. Recently, I learned that the College Board is offering free online college guidance events every month through [...]

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Kmart’s Latina Smart Summer Internship Program Thumbnail Kmart’s Latina Smart Summer Internship Program Thumbnail

In 2011, Kmart launched Latina Smart on Facebook. Shortly after, Kmart announced the $25,000 Latina Smart Fund. This year, the program was re-formatted to meet the needs of the ever-changing business landscape for women and minorities, namely Latinas. Latina Smart's newest program is an amazing career building opportunity consisting of a ten (10) week PAID [...]

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Six (6) New K-1 #NYC Charter Schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan Thumbnail Six (6) New K-1 #NYC Charter Schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan Thumbnail

I believe that smaller classrooms, impassioned teachers and involved parents play a huge role in a child's education. I also believe that a love of learning can, and should be, instilled in children at a very young age. As a result, I am always on the look out for good opportunities for Latina On a [...]

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