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December 2012
Maisin Scholar Short Essay Contest!
Send us a picture of yourself and a 200 word essay about your college experience and/or community involvement. Best essay wins a $100 gift card! Submit your entries here by December 14, 2012.

Financial Aid Workshop
Learn more about money you could be entitled to and come to our Financial Aid Workshop. It will be held at the San Francisco School Alliance, 114 Sansome Street, Suite 800, San Francisco on January 11, 2013 at 1:00pm. Required for all community college students from the class of 2010-2012 (high school graduation year). Email Amber Bundy-Davis to register.

Attention Maisin Alumni!
Give back to the Maisin Scholar Award by serving as a scholarship reviewer for 2013! Please contact Ms. Mora for details.

College Graduation
Send us your picture and graduation verification (diploma) so that we can send you a graduation gift and acknowledgement. Contact Mrs. Brunswick.
Maisin Education Advisor CCSF Office Hours
Mon & Wed 12:30-4:30
Rosenberg Library
2nd Fl, Rm 209
Inside of the LAC
Drop Ins & Appointments Available.
All Community College Maisin Scholars, take our survey! Click here to help improve the resources at your campus.



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            Happy Holidays!

                        Wishing you a wonderful Holiday Season 
                                      and a New Year full of
                                      Peace and Happiness!

Spring Semester Scholarship Renewals

Don't forget! Maisin Scholars who attend community college, are 2012 Supplemental Award Recipients, or are on academic probation are required to renew their scholarship in the spring. Find the scholarship renewal application here. Deadline is January 31th.

Apply for the Maisin Honor Award

Attention Maisin college graduates! If you have an undergraduate degree and are planning on attending graduate school, you are eligible to apply for the Maisin Honor Award! This scholarship is a one-time award of $3000. Click here to apply. Deadline is February 15th.

Congratulations to Aaron Ho!

aarongrad1 (2) 3Aaron Ho transferred to UC Riverside from City College of San Francisco, and received the Incentive Award from the Maisin program to pursue his undergraduate studies. Aaron graduated from UC Riverside in August 2012 with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. Here is what Aaron had to say:

"There aren't too many choices for healthy foods so students end up eating out most of the time. My main question in this abundant world that we live in is why can't we all get the proper nutrition in the food we eat? This is why I want to create a restaurant where they serve 100% delicious organic food that is affordable for all people."

A Maisin Scholar Tells His Story

2012-02-17 17 12 57 jpg (2) 2"My name is Garrett Eves and I will be graduating from CSU Fullerton with a BFA in Animation this month. I have been studying Computer Graphics (CG) animation and aim to become a Technical Director, specifically focusing on the creation of CG characters and tools for animation productions. Last spring, I had the incredible opportunity to be a production intern at Nickelodeon Animation Studios on a show called Robot and Monster. It was definitely one of the  most fulfilling experiences I have ever had as a student. I learned so much about the industry I was trying to join that could never have been grasped in a classroom. [...] Internships are, far above all else, the best way to get your foot in the door of whatever profession you're going for. The personal connections you make can open up a surprising number of opportunities later down the line."

Check out Garrett's animation productions here.

Last Call for Spring Internships

Maisin Scholar Award Program Internship
The Maisin Scholar Award Program Intern will assist the Maisin staff with administrative and programmatic duties. Click here for additional information.

Huckleberry Youth Programs
The Huckleberry Youth Programs is an agency which provides a variety of services to runaway, homeless, and at-risk youth. Click here for additional information.

PACT, Inc.
Under the supervision of the PACT Director, the intern is responsible for supporting PACT students in achieving academic success and entering post-secondary education. Click here for additional information.

Red Cross
The American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter is seeking a Youth Services intern to expand her/his skills and to build meaningful relationships with youth in the community. Click here for additional information.

The Youth Guidance Center-The Beat Within
The Beat Within is looking for facilitators for our weekly workshops inside juvenile hall. Click here for additional information.

All of these internships offer stipends to qualified candidates. To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to Mrs. Brunswick. Interviews will begin promptly upon receipt.

Got Holiday Stress?

Well, here we are, the Winter Holidays are upon us. And, what do the end of the semester and the holidays have in common? Stress.  As much as we want to have fun with the festivities, friends/relatives we've not seen for a long time, vacations which have been planned for sometime, we must prepare now with a positive outlook, and a flexible attitude. Click here to read on.

Additional Scholarships Available

Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders
Deadline: December 31st
Amount: $500-1000

Microsoft Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2013
Amount: Varies

Deadline: Various Scholarships Available
Amount: Varies

Deadline: Various Scholarships Available
Amount: Varies

iTunes Questionindex

Congratulations to our last iTunes Question winner Karen Moore, Maisin Class of 2009!

She answered: What proposition could potentially cut $6 billion in funding to schools?

Answer: Proposition 30

Be the first to answer the following question and you could win a $15 iTunes gift card!

When is the Spring Semester Renewal Application due?


Mrs. S.Y. Brunswick
Program Director

Amber Bundy-Davis
Education Advisor

Belle Burnett
Interim Program Associate

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