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  • Keith Sherin Global Leaders' Semester-in-Washington, D.C. — An exciting Capitol Hill internship and study program in Washington, D.C. is available to outstanding TRIO SSS or McNair students for the Fall 2015 semester.

  • Future Global Leaders ProgramFuture Global Leaders Program — COE is pleased to share information about educational opportunity for TRIO students who are college freshmen. The Future Global Leaders Program is an international opportunity network for low-income, first-generation students. Through a 3-year program, FGL provides its fellows with first-rate international exposure (leadership trainings and internships) and with a closely-knit network of peers with access to top-professionals worldwide.

    Fellows participate in the entire FGL Program at no cost. Applications are open until February 28, 2014.

  • Peace First PrizePeace First Prize — The Peace First Prize celebrates small, courageous and transformative acts of peacemaking by young people and inspire others to follow in their footsteps. The Prize is offered annually to youth aged 8-22 living in the United States. Peace First will invest in the long-term ability of winners to become national peace leaders. Winners will be awarded a $50,000 Peace First Fellowship over two years. The fellowship includes a customized curriculum, and individual coaching, networking, and mentoring from prominent business and community leaders.

  • Bezos Scholars Program @ the Aspen InstituteBezos Scholars Program @ the Aspen Institute — The Bezos Scholars Program @ the Aspen Institute is a year-long leadership development program for public high school juniors and educators to put their education into action. It begins with a scholarship to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival and continues through the following school year when Bezos Scholar teams return home to launch sustainable, Local Ideas Festivals that transform their schools and communities.

    Every year, 30 top high school juniors and leading educators from across the U.S. and Africa are selected. Successful candidates are ambitious students and educators who bring energy, excellence and a desire to create positive change in their community.

  • Teach in DenverTeach in Denver — If you seek a career that will enable you to make a difference, and desire to positively impact the lives of others, Denver Public Schools (DPS) might be the place for you. DPS's goal is to have an excellent teacher in every classroom, led by excellent principals in every school, to help ensure that every child succeeds. For those interested in becoming a teacher who have a bachelor’s degree, but not a teaching degree, there are several alternative pathways into Denver Public Schools.

    Denver Public Schools works closely with a variety of preparation programs and career paths to ensure the success of our teachers and raise the bar on their effectiveness and success in the classroom. Please see the Pathways Into Teaching section of their website for more information.

  • National Security Agency’s Stokes Educational Scholarship ProgramNational Security Agency’s Stokes Educational Scholarship Program — The Stokes Educational Scholarship Program (formerly known as the Undergraduate Training Program) was proposed and introduced into legislation in 1986. Its purpose is to facilitate the recruitment of individuals, particularly minority high school students, who have demonstrated skills critical to NSA. Stokes provides a tremendous opportunity to gain valuable experience in your field while attending college and getting a degree. Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.

    Applications are accepted September 1st through November 15th of each year. Applications must be submitted online.

  • If you are currently a student in 6th grade through college or an adult who is interested in returning to college, please contact Heath Alexander at the Council for Opportunity in Education via e-mail ( or phone at (202) 347-7430 to help you locate a TRIO Program in your area.