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Smithsonian Latino Center's Young Ambassadors Program

The Smithsonian Latino Center’s Young Ambassadors Program (YAP) is a nationally recognized program for graduating high school seniors that fosters the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via the Smithsonian Institution and its resources.

A national college preparatory and leadership program for graduating high school seniors that fosters the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via the Smithsonian Institution 
and its resources.
Participate in a week long pre-professional and pre-collegiate seminar in Washington, D.C. at the Smithsonian focusing on Latino perspectives with peers from all over the nation.Complete a four-week interdisciplinary internship program at a museum or other cultural institution in one of 17 cities in the United States and Puerto Rico. Explore careers in the Arts, Sciences and Humanities and meet Latino Leaders. Enhance networking skills and knowledge
 

Expenses and Program Stipend
 

Participation in the Young Ambassadors Program includes meals and accommodations for the duration of the one-week training seminar, round-trip travel costs to Washington, D.C., and a program stipend.

To be eligible for the program, you must:
 

*Be a high school senior graduating in 2017
*Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application
*DACA students may apply as long as they have proof of DACA status, a valid work authorization permit, and a valid Social Security Number at the time of application
*Have a minimum weighted cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.
*Be fluent in English
*Be enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program at an accredited college of university (2 or 4 year institution) (enrollment will be verified for the fall 2017)
*Commit to participate in the one-week training seminar at the Smithsonian Institution and complete a four-week paid summer internship

DUE MARCH 9TH. Apply at the link provided.

Posted by: Jessica Chai Published:2/8/17
Audience: Summer Programs and Homepage