Opportunities for Students
This page lists academic and enrichment opportunities for students that occur during the school year.
My Brother's Keeper Conference - Join the NC National Alliance of Black School Educators for this leadership conference for Black males, males of color and educators. The focus of the conference will be on on literacy, career/college readiness, financial literacy and economic opportunity. The conference date for high school boys of color will be February 1st from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The conference will take place at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church - 3400 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216. Tickets start at $10. To purchase tickets, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fifth-annual-my-brothers-keeper-leadership-conference-tickets-51338580075.
CMS Career & Technical Education (CTE) Fair - Join CMS and CTE to meet Charlotte employers, connect your child's passion with a career, and learn how to jump start your career in high school through CTE. This event will be at the Charlotte Convention Center from 11am to 3pm. FREE admission!
Planning on seeking employment after graduation? If so, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS), is looking for you! ECS will pay for all necessary certifications for this position and provide training. This is a unique opportunity to have a life-long career as an engineering technician without a college education. To learn more about this opportunity, you can view the job posting here.
Performance Learning Center Open House - The PLC will be hosting an Open House for students interested in attending for the 2019-2020 school year. The Open House will be from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with information sessions and tours at the top of each hour. The PLC is located at 2300 West Sugar Creek Rd., Charlotte, NC 28262.
Study Abroad Information Sessions - Are you interested in studying abroad while in high school? If so, then you should sign up for an information sessions offered by CMS on January 28, 2019. This evening will be held in the Cafeteria at the Bishop Spaugh Professional Development Center (1901 Herbert Spaugh Lane, Charlotte, NC 28208) from 5:45pm-7:00pm. Please RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1UHPK-pj1VExsWtbH1HmMGZzsFabIMSGwA4n6N37VXDA/viewform?edit_requested=true
CIEE High School Abroad NC Scholarship - Thanks to the deNoyelles Global Navigator scholarship, any high school student in North Carolina can get a chance to study abroad, during or after high school. This opportunity covers full program tuition, round-trip airfare and stipend for one semester or a full academic year. Interested families should contact Zoë Nahatis, CIEE International Studies Advisor, to complete the scholarship application: firstname.lastname@example.org or (207) 553-4068. For more information, please visit: https://www.ciee.org/go-abroad/high-school-study-abroad. Application deadline: April 1, 2019.
FREE Online Tutoring - The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers FREE access to online tutors. With a library card, you can get 10 free tutoring sessions from a live, online, qualified tutor. Help is available in both English and Spanish! This service is provided through Tutor.com. All you need is your library card or ONE Access account number. For more information, please visit: https://www.cmlibrary.org/blog/stay-stress-free-and-tutor?utm_source=inactives&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=digital-resource&utm_term=mc&utm_content=tutor-dot-com
Guided Pathway Support (GPS) Program - The Ron Brown Scholar Program’s new high school initiative--Guided Pathway Support (GPS) Program is a FREE program designed to help highly motivated college-bound African American high school students navigate the college admissions process by directing them to the most comprehensive and reliable resources available. For more information, feel free to contact GPS Program Coordinator Kiya Jones at the Ron Brown Scholar Program at (434) 964-1588 or visit: http://www.rbsgps.com/.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) - CBYX allows students to study abroad in Germany for an academic year. The program aims to celebrate German-American friendship based on common values of democracy. Students will live with host families, attend local schools, and participate in community life. For more information, please visit: http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org/about/.
Future Falcons Program - Are you a freshman or sophomore interested in the United States Air Force Academy? If so, you may want to register for their Future Falcons Program. By registering, your name will go into their database that will allow them to send you periodic mailings. These mailings will inform you about the Academy and what you need to be doing to be a competitive applicant. You can register for the Future Falcons Program here: www.cvent.com/events/future-falcon-registration/event-summary-028d3e4fe8444783af405857a839c707.aspx
Chameleon's Journey - Chameleon's Journey is an overnight grief camp for children and teens. Camp will be held at Camp Thunderbird in Lake Wylie, South Carolina, October 20 & 21, 2018. For more information, and to apply, please visit: https://www.hpccr.org/programs-and-services/grief-and-loss/chameleons-journey. For questions, please call 704.375.0100 or email email@example.com.