Opportunities

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NEW: Summer camps and learning opportunities for RUSD students are available at the link below.

posted Jun 4, 2018, 7:05 PM by nicole.linskens@rusd.org   [ updated Jun 4, 2018, 7:06 PM ]

Racine Unified values strong partnerships with families and the community. Schools can't do it alone. We are better when students, families, community and educators work hand-in-hand. 

Check out these Community Programs available to your family!

City of Racine Seasonal Employment for High School Students

posted Jun 4, 2018, 7:04 PM by nicole.linskens@rusd.org   [ updated Jun 4, 2018, 7:04 PM ]

The City of Racine is offering several seasonal employment opportunities for high school students, including lifeguarding opportunitiesplayground leaders and student laborers. Learn more here

In addition, the City of Racine is looking for crossing guards. Please click here to learn more.

Sky Zone Job Fair

posted Jun 4, 2018, 7:01 PM by nicole.linskens@rusd.org   [ updated Jun 4, 2018, 7:01 PM ]

Sky Zone has a job fair coming up this Saturday.  Check out the attached flyer below.

Saz's Festivals Interview Dates

posted Apr 22, 2018, 8:22 AM by nicole.linskens@rusd.org   [ updated Apr 22, 2018, 8:23 AM ]

Summer is right around the corner and Saz’s Festivals is looking for team members for our Summer Festival Team. If you could please post this attached employment notice for your students & educators, it would be much appreciated. Anyone who is interested may get more information (including applications) at SazsFestivals.com

We will be conducting an Open Casting Call for Summer Employment at Saz’s State House on 55th & State on Sat. April 28th & Sat May 5th; 9 – 11 am. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Epilepsy Foundation Scholarship

posted Apr 18, 2018, 8:02 AM by nicole.linskens@rusd.org

1.) Diagnosis of epilepsy.

2) Preference given to those currently residing within the Epilepsy Foundation Heart of Wisconsin’s service area.

3.) High School Student, undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in the Fall 2018 semester at a university or technical college.

4.) Currently pursuing a career or professional job and your goal requires a postsecondary education.

5.) GPA of 3.0 or above.

6.) 3 letters of recommendation from a healthcare team member, school official, and community member.


Award: $5,000


Due Date:  May 15, 2018


Scholarship Information:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz5Stbl_aIpUTXdOTkxFdkN0LUtPa3FFcnlWdWxBMjM5THMw/view


Application: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz5Stbl_aIpUVDM2bmZnTE9SNlhKX2pWX0FQWS15dXFSa2lF/view



2018 Sigma Legacy Fund Scholarship

posted Apr 18, 2018, 7:46 AM by nicole.linskens@rusd.org   [ updated Apr 18, 2018, 7:47 AM ]

Each year the Sigma Legacy Fund of Gamma Pi Sigma Alumnae Chapter awards multiple scholarships to area high school students who are able to demonstrate a commitment to academic achievement, devoted community/civic involvement and financial need for college expenses.

Award Amount:  $1,000

Due Date:  April 30, 2018

Website:  https://volunteerracine.galaxydigital.com/agency/detail/?agency_id=28778

Application:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz5Stbl_aIpUMDVHR3d4WWdoRXU3Qzl1elJZWWtmZHRZeU5Z/view

Dennis Barry Strive Scholarship

posted Apr 18, 2018, 7:29 AM by nicole.linskens@rusd.org   [ updated Apr 18, 2018, 7:31 AM ]

The Racine Founders Rotary Club is offering (5) $2,000 one-year college scholarships. Please reference attached information for specific information. The scholarship committee will award Dennis Barry Strive Scholarships to students who score the highest in these categories:

  1. Significant academic improvement through their four years in high school
  2. Quality and message of their essay
  3. Have some adversity in their life
  4. Active involvement in school and community activities

Bucky's Tuition Promise

posted Apr 18, 2018, 7:28 AM by nicole.linskens@rusd.org   [ updated Apr 18, 2018, 7:31 AM ]

Beginning in the Fall of 2018, Bucky's Tuition Promise will be offered to students who meet the requirements to cover free tuition and segregated fees. Students must be a Wisconsin resident who are working on their first Bachelor's Degree and are an incoming freshman or transfer student of any age. They must have a household adjusted gross income (AGI) of $56,000 or less. Tuition will be covered for four years for freshman and two years for transfer students. 

Please reference the attached and their website: https://financialaid.wisc.edu/types-of-aid/tuition-promise/ for additional information.

Mike Rowe Offering Scholarship For People Who Want To Go To Trade School

posted Apr 18, 2018, 7:14 AM by nicole.linskens@rusd.org   [ updated Apr 18, 2018, 7:31 AM ]

This scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates, and people with a GED. Students interested in a trade such as plumbing, electrical, construction, or welding, former "Dirty Jobs" host Mike Rowe is offering a scholarship program through his charitable foundation that will offer money for skilled jobs training.

 

This is the fifth year in a row that the organization has offered its work ethic scholarship, which is taking applications through June 4th. Please click on the link below for more information.

 

http://www.dontwasteyourmoney.com/mike-rowe-scholarship-trade-schools-apply-now/?partner=scripps&partner-sub=TMJ4&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=partner&utm_campaign=scripps&utm_content=TMJ4

STEM Forward Scholarship Opportunity

posted Mar 15, 2018, 7:10 AM by nicole.linskens@rusd.org   [ updated Apr 18, 2018, 7:32 AM ]

Inspiring a Future-Ready STEM Workforce

Now Accepting Scholarship Applications!
STEM Forward will award one deserving, high school senior a $2,000 scholarship to pursue a program in science, technology, engineering and/or math (STEM) at a two- or four-year Wisconsin technical college or university. The deadline to apply is April 16!


Eligibility Requirements


To be eligible for STEM Forward’s $2,000 scholarship, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

 

· Be a graduating high school senior, residing in the Milwaukee 7. (Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, Racine, Kenosha or Walworth counties)

· Have a 3.0 GPA or higher.

· Attend a Wisconsin two-year or four-year technical college or university in the fall of 2018, and pursue a STEM program.

· Applicants cannot be a child of a STEM Forward board member and/or staff member.

· The applicant’s school and/or school district must participate in at least one STEM Forward program in the past two years (See list below), or the applicant personally participated in at least one STEM Forward program in the past. This includes STEM Forward’s WI Regional Future City Competition, Rube Goldberg Machine Contest and Day of STEM program.

 

 

View a complete list of eligible districts

and/or schools.

 

PLEASE NOTE: High school seniors attending a southeastern Wisconsin school AND have personally participated in STEM Forward programming in the past are eligible for the scholarship, even if their current district/school is not listed above. They must explain in their application.


The winner will be announced by May 31, 2018!

 The scholarship recipient will be recognized at the STEM Forward Invitation Golf Outing Luncheon on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Morningstar Golf Course in Waukesha. The $2,000 check will be presented to the Wisconsin college or university that the student is enrolled in. STEM Forward's scholarship program relies on contributions and proceeds from the annual Golf Outing.


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