• HUFSD Guidance Counselors

     

    ABGS:
    Susan Lener 
    6th Grade  
    516.434.4322 
     
    Raheem Isom
    7th Grade 
    516.434.4321 
     
    Joseph Merolle 
    8th Grade 
    516.434.4323 
     
    Lisette Velez
    6th-8th/Bilingual 
    516.434.4333 Rm#7034

       
    Hempstead High School: 
    Susan Mcphee
    Grade 9 (Monolingual)
    516.434.4224 
     
    Natalia Jacques
    Grade 9 (Monolingual)
    516.434.4226
     
    Vanessa Garcia
    516.434.4237 
    Grades 9-12 (Bilingual)


    Carolina Perez

    516.434.4232 
    Grades 9-12 (Bilingual)
     
    Douglas Davis 
    Grades 10-12 (A-C) 
    516.434.4221 
     
    Michael Higgins
    Grades 10-12 (D-K) 
    516.434.4223 
     
    Latisa Graham
    Grades 10-12 (L-Q) 
    516.434.4222 
     
    Genevieve Florkowski
    Grades 10-12 (R-Z) 
    516.434.4225 
     
     
    College & Career Counselor:

    Hispanic Scholarships

    Scholarships open to Hispanic or Latino students.

    Big Red Avance! Scholarship
    Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities | Big Red
    Amount: $1,000
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students attending a four-year HACU-member institution within the United States or Puerto Rico. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and have at least a 3.0 GPA. First generation college students are strongly encouraged to apply.

    El Cafe Del Futuro Scholarship
    Sponsor: Cafe Bustelo
    Amount: $5,000
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are of Latino descent and enrolled at a four-year HACU-member institution. Applicant must submit an essay on their Latino heritage, family, and community.

    Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award
    Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
    Amount: $5,000
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to students entering their senior year of undergraduate studies who are enrolled in a journalism or public relations program and preparing for a career in public relations. Applicant must also be of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry.

    Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award
    Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
    Amount: $1,000
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to students entering their junior year this fall who are enrolled in a journalism, public relations studies or courses preparing for a career in public relations. Applicant must also be of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry.

    Oracle Scholarship
    Sponsor: Oracle | Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    Amount: $2,125
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are attending a four-year HACU-member institution in the United States, D.C. or Puerto Rico. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and major in Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mathematics.

    PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship
    Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
    Amount: $1,500
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarships are open to talented communications undergraduate students who are of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry.

    AMAC Scholarship Program
    Sponsor: The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) Foundation
    Amount: $2,000
    Closing Date: May 31, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to minority and women students pursing careers in the aviation industry.

    Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship
    Sponsor: Salvadoran American Leadership & Educational Fund
    Amount: Varies
    Closing Date: May 31, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate, graduate, medical, MPH, MD, Dentistry, community college, and vocational/trade school students. Applicant must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity, demonstrate financial need, have at least a 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate a history of community involvement. Preference will be given to students pursuing a health related field. Applicant must be from the Los Angeles area.

    Kay Longcope Scholarship Award
    Sponsor: National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association (NLGJA)
    Amount: Up to $3,000
    Closing Date: May 31, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to LGBT individuals of color planning to pursue a career in journalism and are able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to the profession.

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    LGBTQ Scholarships

    If you are a member of the LGBTQ+ community, there are scholarships out there just for you. In addition, many of these scholarships are also open to LGBTQ+ allies.

    Out to Protect Scholarship
    Sponsor: Out to Protect
    Amount: Up to $1,000
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a basic law enforcement training program in the United States who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, or transgender.

    Follansbee-Hansen Scholarship
    Sponsor: PFLAG Sacramento
    Amount: $1,000
    Closing Date: May 31, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college freshman from the Sacramento area who self-identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning or intersex.

    Kay Longcope Scholarship Award
    Sponsor: National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association (NLGJA)
    Amount: Up to $3,000
    Closing Date: May 31, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to LGBT individuals of color planning to pursue a career in journalism and are able to demonstrate their passion and commitment to the profession.

    Leroy F. Aarons Scholarship Award
    Sponsor: National Lesbian & Gay Journalist Association (NLGJA)
    Amount: Up to $5,000
    Closing Date: May 31, 2017
    Description: Scholarships are open to current or incoming undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in an accredited journalism or mass communications field. Applicant must also demonstrate an awareness of the issues facing the LGBT community and the importance of fair and accurate news coverage.

     


     


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    SpringBoard Incubators, INC. 

    http://springboardincubators.org/

     

    Girls Inc. Long Island

    http://girlsincli.org/about-us/

     

    iSTEM

    https://istem.stonybrook.edu/

       


     

     African American Scholarships

    Scholarship open to African American or Black students.
    Foot Locker Foundation, Inc-UNCF Scholarship
    Sponsor: Foot Locker Foundation
    Amount: Up to $5,000
    Closing Date: May 12, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students attending one of the 37 UNCF member colleges or universities during the fall 2017 term.
    Center for Advancing Opportunity Undergraduate Research Scholarship
    Sponsor: TMCF | Center for Advancing Opportunity
    Amount: $7,500
    Closing Date: May 14, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time at a four-year HBCU who are pursing a degree in an eligible discipline (Business, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Philosophy or Political Science). Applicant must have at least a 3.0, be classified as a rising junior as of Fall 2017, and be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
    Grace Towers Scholarship for the Arts
    Sponsor: Queens of the Castro
    Amount: $1,000
    Closing Date: May 15, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to California high school seniors and current college students of color who are between 16 ad 25 years of age, identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community, and who plan to attend college and study in any discipline of the arts.
    UNCF Merck Manufacturing Leadership Development Program Institute
    Sponsor: UNCF | Merck
    Amount: $2,500
    Closing Date: May 15, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate juniors and graduate students who are are African American or other underrepresented minority student (Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Asian Pacific Island American) and who are enrolled full-time at an accredited four-year, historically black college or university (HBCU) or other four-year institution. Applicant must be majoring in bio-engineering, biochemistry/biological chemistry, biomedical engineering, biotechnology, chemical engineering, chemistry, industrial engineering, material science and engineering, mechanical engineering, or supply chain/logistics.
    CBC Spouses Education Scholarship
    Sponsor: Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation
    Amount: Up to $8,200
    Closing Date: May 19, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to African-American/Black students currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university. Scholarship is open to students of all majors.
    TMCF | Costco Scholarship Program
    Sponsor: TMCF | Costco Wholesale
    Amount: $7,200
    Closing Date: May 21, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to students who plan to enroll or are enrolled as a full-time student at one of TMCF’s 47 member schools for the 2017-2018 academic school year. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated leadership qualities and community service experience.
    TMCF | Hershey Scholarship
    Sponsor: TMCF & The Hershey Company
    Amount: Up to $6,200
    Closing Date: May 21, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to students attending one of TMCF’s 47 member schools who will be classified as a junior or senior as of Fall 2017. Applicant must be one of the following majors: STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Supply Chain Management, Finance, and Sales.
    Beverly J. Gilliam Scholarship for Foreign Study
    Sponsor: UNCF
    Amount: Up to $6,500
    Closing Date: May 22, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at one of the UNCF’s member institutions as a sophomore or junior within the 2016-17 academic year. Applicant must be planning to study abroad during the summer of 2017, must be approved by their home institution and allow the applicant to receive earned credit hours towards their undergraduate degree.
    Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award
    Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
    Amount: $5,000
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to students entering their senior year of undergraduate studies who are enrolled in a journalism or public relations program and preparing for a career in public relations. Applicant must also be of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry.
    NBMOA Hospitality Scholars Program
    Sponsor: National Black McDonald’s Owners Association and McDonald’s USA
    Amount: Up to $5,000
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens majoring in restaurant/hotel/hospitality management, accounting, business or marketing as full-time students at an accredited HBCU. Applicant must be a currently enrolled college freshmen, sophomores, or junior with at least a 2.8 GPA.
    Ofield Dukes Multicultural Student Award
    Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
    Amount: $1,000
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarship is open to students entering their junior year this fall who are enrolled in a journalism, public relations studies or courses preparing for a career in public relations. Applicant must also be of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry.
    PRSA Diversity Multicultural Scholarship
    Sponsor: Public Relations Student Society of America
    Amount: $1,500
    Closing Date: May 26, 2017
    Description: Scholarships are open to talented communications undergraduate students who are of African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, native American, Alaskan Native or Pacific Islander ancestry.