EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

(RECURSOS EDUCACIONALES)

NEW SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE

(BASE DE DATOS DE BECAS)

We are glad to present to you HoPe's 2021-2022 Scholarship Database! 
 

Over the past couple of months our team has slowly been updating our previous scholarship database and compiling into this public spreadsheet new opportunities not highlighted before by our team. 

As a living document this spreadsheet will be regularly edited to ensure that the most up-to-date information is readily accessible to you. 

To add on to our resource or suggest edits, please do not hesitate to contact us.

For more scholarship resources make sure to scroll on down our webpage to the Paying for College section.

EDUCATIONAL CONSULTATIONS

(CONSULTAS EDUCATIVAS)

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HoPe offers FREE online and in-person educational consultations. These bilingual Spanish and English services are brought to HoPe members and our community at large for FREE through our partnership with la Ventanilla de Orientación Educativa (the Educational Orientation Window) at the General Consulate of Mexico in Atlanta.

 

Our team is equipped to navigate you through conversations on the following topics:

  • Career exploration, college-readiness, college planning

  • Preparing for life after graduating from high school (e.g. technical training, apprenticeship, entering the workforce, continuing your education)

  • The college admissions process for public, private, and technical institutions in Georgia and across the United States

  • Your eligibility for federal or state-based student aid 

    • FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

    • The HOPE and Zell Miller scholarships and grants in Georgia

  • Scholarships opportunities for current high school and undergraduate students

  • All the abovementioned topics ​for students who are Undocumented, DACA-recipients, TPS-holders, Asylees, Refugees, T-Visa Recipients)

In-person consultations are available with no appointment necessary at the Consulado on Wednesdays from 10 AM – 2 PM EDT.

 

1700 Chantilly Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

 

To request a virtual consultation, please utilize the link attached. A member of our Education Department will reach out to them soon after to set up a time to connect.

MONTHLY EDUCATION WORKSHEET

(PAGINA EDUCATIVA MENSUAL)

Every month of the academic year, our Education Department curates information on upcoming opportunities and valuable resources into our monthly "education worksheets". In addition to this, we aim to provide students with advice and tips, based on their grade level, that will help them progress towards academic and personal success. 

 

These worksheets are meant to complement the resources and services offered by HoPe, inc, their high local schools, and other educational partners in the states of Georgia, North Carolina, California, Tennessee, and Alabama; as well as on a national level.

 

You can NOW access the Spanish and English PDF versions of the HoPe November education worksheet!

 

In there you will find:

  • Scholarship opportunities

  • Upcoming educational events

  • Information and advice relevant to each grade level—9th/10th and 11th/12th

 

Zoom Recordings brought to YOU!

You can now access past educational programming hosted by HoPe, Inc or la Ventanilla de Orientación Educativa, by visiting us on our Youtube channel @ihopestrong and clicking on the playlist titled "HoPe's Education Programs".

Featured here is our September 2021 Noche de Padres session hosted by Cesar Lopez, our Director of Education and liaison with la Ventanilla de Orientacion Educativa at el Consulado General de Mexico. 

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING

(EVENTOS Y TALLERES EDUCATIVOS) 

STANDARDIZED TESTING
  • The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization created to expand access to higher education, that connects students to college success and opportunity. For Coronavirus updates and response information, click here

    • ​The SAT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. The purpose of the SAT is to measure a high school student's readiness for college.

  • Khan Academy is an online platform offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empowers learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

  • ​The ACT is a standardized test used for college admissions in the United States. It is currently administered by ACT, a nonprofit organization of the same name. For Coronavirus updates and response information, click here

  • Additional resource for students: 4 Things to Know Before Applying to a Test-Optional College .

COLLEGE PLANNING

We know that planning, applying to, and paying for college can be a complicated experience for students; but, we are here for YOU, and are ready to assist you on your journey to higher education.

PAYING FOR COLLEGE
  • FAFSA, is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, a form completed by current and prospective college students in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid. The FAFSA® form allows students to request federal grants, work-study, and loans, all in one application.

  • Scholarship Resources:​

    • Fastweb is the leading online resource in finding scholarships to help you pay for school​.

    • Immigrants Rising works to "empower undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals through personal, institutional and policy transformation."

    • The MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide is a free, informative resource guide for students, parents, and educators with an extensive list of scholarships, including many that do not inquire about immigration status.

    • Example of a "scholarship tracker" spreadsheet. 

Resources for DACA/Undocumented Students

  • My Undocumented Life is a platform whose mission is to provide up-to-date information and resources to undocumented students, their families, and allies (including educators, counselors, and administrators). 

  • Informed Immigrant and the FWD University Program launched a series of guides for Undocumented students. Through their advocacy, networks, and research, the personnel at FWD.us have access to so much information. This guide is a step towards making that knowledge accessible to the folks we fight for, particularly undocumented youth.
    • Guide for High School Students: Walks students through a variety of options available to them after high school including entering the workforce, enrolling in a trade school, and applying to college. (ENGLISH | SPANISH)

    • Guide to Accessing Higher Education: Provides tools and information to help students identify what type of college is a good fit for them, gain knowledge about how to apply, and learn options for paying for school. (ENGLISH | SPANISH)

    • Guide for Current College Students: Shares resources for how students can engage in on-campus advocacy and talks through some key points about campus safety for undocumented students. (ENGLISH | SPANISH)

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • For nationwide or state-specific information and updates on K-12 school systems and higher education institutions utilize the attached relevant department websites.

    • The U.S. Department of Education is the agency of the federal government that establishes policy for, administers, and coordinates most federal assistance to education. ​For information directly related to COVID-19, click here.

    • The Georgia Department of Education (GADOE) oversees public education throughout the state, ensuring that laws and regulations pertaining to education are followed and that state and federal money appropriated for education is properly allocated to local school systems. For information directly related to COVID-19, click here.

    • The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is charged with implementing the state's public school laws, policies, and procedures governing pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade public education. For information directly related to the COVID-19, click here.

    • The California Department of Education oversees public education, funding, testing, and holds local educational agencies accountable for student achievement. For information directly related to COVID-19, click here.

  • The following are local non-profit and community organizations providing services to the Hispanic and Latino communities, in and around the Metro-Atlanta area and the State of Georgia. 

    • The Latino Community Fund works to build a stronger community by being intentional about collaborations and building networks.​ For information on their COVID-19 relief efforts, click here

    • Los Vecinos de Buford Highway works to cultivate community, magnify the voices of residents, and grow future leaders in the Buford Highway neighborhoods. Visit their Facebook page for more information.  

    • The Latin American Association's mission is to empower Latinos to adapt, integrate and thrive. Their vision is ‘Opportunity for All.’

CONTACT US

(CONTÁCTENOS)

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