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Madison Park Development Corporation Scholarship Program

Madison Park Development Corporation Scholarship Program

The Madison Park Development Corporation is pleased to announce the MPDC’s 2017 Scholarship Programs named as Ralph D. Smith Community Service Scholarship, Danette Jones Scholarship, and Haynes Family Scholarship Fund. These scholarships are intended for full-time high school seniors, progressing normally toward graduation in Spring/Summer of 2017. The MPDC’s mission is to foster a vibrant, healthy Roxbury neighborhood that supports the well-being and advancement of the community. The Madison Park Development Corporation will provide total $31,000 in their three scholarships to winning candidates for education and related expenses.

Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC) was founded in the midst of a crisis in the 1960s. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to the Roxbury community.The organization was first known as Lower Roxbury Community Corporation and was later renamed Madison Park Development Corporation in honor of a local park which was a victim of the demolition.


Applicants are required to be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.  They consider you to be an eligible non-citizen if you are:

  1. A U.S. permanent resident with a Permanent Resident Card (I-551)
  2. A conditional permanent resident (I-551C)
  3. A holder of an Arrival-Departure (I-94) from the Department of Homeland Security showing any of the following designations: Refugee, Aslyum-Granted, Parolee (I-94) (confirms paroled for a minimum of one year and status has not expired)
  4. A Cuban-Haitian Entrant
  • Ralph D. Smith Community Service Scholarship and Danette Jones Scholarship:
  1. Must be a resident of the greater Madison Park community as defined by the boundaries of lower Roxbury which include and are limited to a residence in the 02119, 02120, and zip code area.
  2. Enrolled full-time as a high school senior, anticipated to graduate in spring/summer of 2017 with plans to enter college no later than the fall following graduation.
  3. A strong commitment to pursuing a bachelor’s or associate’s degree
  4. Present involvement in community service and a strong commitment to continue community service throughout college.
  • Haynes Family Scholarship Fund:
  1. City of Boston resident
  2. Current MODC youth leader entering an accredited two or four-year college or university, vocational training, or certificate program.
  3. Must have GED, Hi-Set or high school diploma.
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How to Apply

To apply for these scholarships, the applicant can submit an online application or download the application through the given links:

Required Documents

The applicant must submit all the following:

  • Official High School Transcript
  • Copy of the Federal Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the responding Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • A copy of Acceptance Letter from the University, college, or vocational training program you plan to attend.
  • A copy of Financial Aid award letter from the university or college you plan to attend, if available.  If notyet available, please indicate when you expect the information to be available.
  • Letter from your parent(s) or guardian(s) explaining how your college expenses will be met.
  • Two letters of recommendation providing information on your academic ability, community service record, family background and the potential for success.  The letters are required from the following sources:
  1. Current School Official (Principal, Guidance Counselor, or Teacher)
  2. Community Leader (Minister, Civic Leader, or Employer)

Each letter should be submitted with the application in a sealed envelope and the individual providing
the recommendation must put their signature on the seal of the envelope.

  • Essays – You are required to submit one essay.  Essays must be typed, double-spaced with one-inch The suggested font is Times New Roman and the font size 12.  The essay of 500 – 1500 words must be on one of the following topics:
  1. Describe the role that community service has played in your life and in your education.
  2. Write a brief autobiography and describe key incidents in your life that have made you the person that you are.
  3. Discuss your professional and personal goals and the role that community service will play in your future.
  • A copy for your records.  Please be sure to make a copy of the completed scholarship packet (except, of course, the confidential recommendations) for your records!
  • Provide either a 3 1/2” x 5” photo or wallet size picture of yourself.
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Madison Park Development Corporation Scholarship Program

Scholarship Value

  • The Ralph D. Smith Community Service Scholarship award up to $5,000 per year for four year
  • Danette Jones Scholarship awards up to $1,000 on a one-time basis
  • Haynes Family Scholarship Fund awards up to $5,000 for enrollment in a certificate program, up to $10,000 for enrollment in a vocational training program, and up to $10,000 for enrollment in a two or four-year college program

Application Deadline

The deadline for the 2017 application is June 15, 2017, at 5:00 PM.

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Contact Information

If you have any question, contact to Yvette Jordan at or 617-849-6327.

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Graduate Studentships in Seismology

Graduate Studentships in Seismology
Saint Louis University

Posted: 12/01/2017

Open Until: 02/01/2018

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Saint Louis University seeks MS and PhD candidates for graduate studies in Geoscience with a concentration in Geophysics. Geophysics faculty are interested in applying the tools of seismology to study deep earthquakes, regional tectonics, and earthquake hazards. Prospective students should have a strong quantitative background in geophysics, mathematics, physics, and programming. 

Financial support is available through TA and RA positions, and the Nuttli-Chan fellowship. To be considered for financial support, applications should be completed by February 1, 2018. 

To apply, go to 

For additional information, contact Dr. Robert Herrmann (, Dr. Linda Warren (, or Dr. Lupei Zhu (


IRIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity
and creating an inclusive workplace where all employee’s backgrounds, talents
and contributions are valued. If you require an accommodation to navigate or
apply to our employment site, please send your request to: Human Resources
or call (202) 682-2220 or fax (202) 682-0633.

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On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

San Luis Obispo

Job ID:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Job Title:
On-Call Custodian (Pool Position)

Appointment Type:

Time Base:

Date Posted:
December 4, 2017

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:

Campus Employment Homepage:

Cal Poly is hiring Custodians for Facility Services!

This position provides general cleaning and custodial care and support for assigned campus buildings, facilities, structures and adjacent areas and/or portions thereof, including, but not limited to, campus offices, classrooms, science laboratories, art rooms, auditoriums; gymnasiums, locker rooms, health and child care centers; student residences, patios, entryways and walkways, and workshops. Custodial staff may work independently or as part of a custodial team.

Custodians perform a wide range of custodial and related duties for assigned campus areas. The following examples of typical work activities are meant to illustrate the general range of work functions performed by custodians; they are not meant to be an all-inclusive or restrictive list of custodial-related work. Work assignments may involve related activities and may be focused in one area or vary on a regular basis.

To apply directly for this position, please copy and paste this link directly into your web browser:

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Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages 17,300 diverse students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.


The following vacancy exists in the classified service and may require eligibility from a competitive civil service list.

Job Description:

Vacancy #:  C-217-48342

Apply by:  December 18, 2017

Title:  Nurse 1, 12 Month Position

Location:  Student Health Services

Salary: $44,564

Grade: SG-14, PEF

Hours:  Mon. – Fri.: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Summers/Intersessions

Duration:  Permanent



Candidates must possess a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in New York State. 

May be filled from a mandatory reemployment list if one is in effect at the time of appointment.

A completed University at Albany employment application is required to be considered for this position

  • A completed application is required to be considered for this position
  • All applicants must meet at least one of the above requirements
  • Any applications received that do not meet at least one of the above requirements will be considered unqualified and will be discarded


Candidate must fill out Civil Service Examination form for this position.  The form is available via:   Please send all materials to address listed on SUNY application

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 Ability to instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention; and develop health improvement programs preferred

Additional Information:

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period.  Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”):

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].  


Application Instructions:

A completed application is required to be considered for this position. Applicants are also encouraged to provide a cover letter and resume.

To apply, please download and complete the Application for Classified Service Employment located here:

Please submit your application by mail to:

Office of Human Resources Management
Classified Services, Vacancy #: C-217-48342
University at Albany, UAB 300
Albany, NY  12222

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