Archive for October, 2015

MODA classes in robotics, 3-D printing, electronics and more

October 14, 2015 Leave a comment

MODAThe Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) has rolled out its selection of fall classes, for kids in preschool through high school.

The museum’s one-day classes range from the most basic tinkering with design, to LEGO robotics, littleBits circuitry, Arduino interactive design, and 3-D printing.

To learn more or register, go to the MODA website and look in the left-side navigation menu, under PROGRAMS.



Categories: Enrichment, Uncategorized

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship offers free application advice

October 11, 2015 Leave a comment

Jack Kent CookeI posted earlier this month about the Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship, which gives as much as $40,000 per year to help top-notch high school seniors pay for college. If you’re considering applying, the foundation will host a webinar this Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, at 7 p.m.

Foundation staff, along with current and past scholarship recipients, will give advice on how to prepare a strong application.

The webinar is free, but you must register in advance to participate.

Apply now for Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship

October 2, 2015 Leave a comment

Jack Kent Cooke The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program offers funds — up to $40,000 a year — to support the college ambitions of high-achieving students with financial need.

The scholarship, which can be renewed for up to four years, is available to high-school seniors who have GPAs of 3.5 or higher and have scored in the top 15 percent on the SAT or ACT.

According to the foundation’s web site, students whose families make up to $95,000 a year will be considered; however, most of the recipients will have family income low enough to qualify for a Pell Grant.

The first part of the application process is open now. There is no cost to apply. The Phase I application must be mailed in by November 3, 2015. Financial information, school records and teacher recommendations are required for the application, so allow yourself time to compile and complete the needed paperwork.