UAB Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Centers program provides counseling and information on college admission

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01/19/2024

💰Check out this scholarship opportunity from DGV Solutions! It is a $5,000 award for current high school seniors who are a part of underrepresented communities such as women, DACA recipients, and people of color. You will need to be enrolled in a 4-year college or university in Fall 2024 and majoring in a STEM major, finance, or business. For the application you will need to provide you FAFSA summary, transcript(s), and three SHORT essays (less than 300 words). Use the link below for more information and to apply.

http://dgvlp.com/scholarship

🚨Deadline to apply is February 16, 2024!!

01/17/2024

🎶 This week we want to spotlight our music majors! Music is a broad major that encompasses a diverse range of topics, skills, and instruments. With a degree in music, you can obtain jobs such as a sound engineer, music director, studio manager, and much more!

🚨Did you know that the average worker who majored in music makes about $53,000 a year?

01/12/2024

💰Check out this scholarship opportunity from ELC Scholarship Program! This program is offering multiple different scholarships for black undergraduate students! Regardless of your major, there is a scholarship available for you! With the application, you will need to provide your resume, unofficial transcript, financial aid reward letter, a professional photo, and the contact information for whoever you wish to complete your recommendation. Use the link below to browse through the scholarships and apply!

elcscholars.com/scholarships/

🚨Deadline to apply is February 15th!

01/10/2024

👷‍♀️This week we want to spotlight our engineering majors! There are many different subfields of engineering, so it is important to find the one that’s right for you. Subfields include:

-Electrical Engineering
-Chemical Engineering
-Civil Engineering
-Mechanical Engineering
-Industrial Engineering

With a degree in engineering, you can obtain jobs such as a marine engineer, biomedical engineer, nuclear engineer, environmental engineer, and much more!

🚨Did you know the average engineer in the United States makes about $100,000/year?!

01/05/2024

💰Check out this scholarship opportunity from Fontana Transport Inc.! It is a reward of up to $5,000 for current high school seniors who will be first-generation college students. You must be majoring in one of the listed majors. You must also have at least a 3.5 GPA and be accepted or enrolled in a 4-year institution. One letter of recommendation is highly recommended but not required. For more information and to apply, use the link below:

fontanatransportincscholarsprogram.com

🚨Deadline to apply is March 14, 2024!!

01/03/2024

🖥️ This week we want to shout out our Cyber Security majors! These individuals are dedicated to protecting our computers and software from cyber attacks. With a bachelors degree in cyber security, you can get jobs such as a cyber security engineer, forensic computer analyst, cyber security consultant, and much more! This is a great major for those who know their way around a computer or are willing to learn.

🚨Did you know the average salary for cyber security careers is about $110,000?!

12/29/2023

💰Check out this scholarship opportunity from the Helping Project! The Black American Engineering Scholarship Award is open to current African-American high school seniors, incoming college freshmen, and students transferring from a 2-year institution to a 4-year. It is awarding up to $10,000/year to student studying and field of engineering. You will need to apply for financial aid through FAFSA and submit your Student Aid Report along with your application. You will also need to include a current transcript and TWO letters of recommendation (one from a math teacher and one from a science teacher). Use the link below to find more information and to apply.

thehelpingproject.org/scholarship/

🚨Deadline to apply is February 18, 2024!!!

12/27/2023

👩🏾‍⚖️ This week we want to spotlight our criminal justice majors! These individuals have great communication skills and can work with a large variety of people. With a bachelors degree in criminal justice, you can obtain jobs such as a paralegal, criminal investigator, fraud investigator, and much more! With a degree in criminal justice, you will also be well prepared to enter law school. Upon completion of law school, you will have more job opportunities.

🚨Did you know the average worker who has a criminal justice degree makes about $40,000/year? And for law school graduates the average salary is about $108,000?

12/22/2023

💰Check out this scholarship opportunity from the Jimmy Rane Foundation! It is open to current high school seniors, college freshmen, and college sophomores. It will award $500-$5,000 per academic year for up to 4 years. Students must be enrolled in a college or university in Fall 2024. Students must be no older than 20 years old by August 1, 2024. Financial need also plays a role in selection. For more information and to apply, use the link below.

jimmyranefoundation.org

🚨Deadline to apply is February 8, 2024!!

12/20/2023

🎤 This week we want to spotlight our journalism majors! These individuals have a passion for communicating news to the public, interviewing, and storytelling. With a bachelors degree in journalism, you can obtain jobs such as a journalist, a news editor, public relations specialist, and much more!

🚨Did you know that average journalism graduate makes about $53,000/year?

12/15/2023

💰Check out this scholarship opportunity from the Southern Automotive Women’s Forum! It is open to women studying STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) in a 2-year, 4-year, or postgraduate program. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. You will need your resume, transcript, and TWO letters of recommendation from people not related to you. Use the link below for more information and to apply:

http://southernautomotivewomen.org/Scholarship_Program

🚨Deadline to apply is March 26, 2024!!

12/13/2023

🇪🇸 This week we want to spotlight our Spanish majors! These individuals have a passion for learning the Spanish language as well as the diverse culture of the Spanish speaking countries. With a bachelors degree in Spanish, you can get jobs such as a translator, medical interpreter, and many other jobs that require bilingual skills.

🚨Did you know the average bilingual worker earns 5%-20% more per hour than those who are monolingual?

12/11/2023

🔵🟢Let’s start the new year off with a bang! Join UAB EOC January 30, 2024, from 10am until 1pm at Birmingham’s downtown library for the 2024 Trade Expo.

Sign up for a trade, GED, CDL, CNA, cosmetology, apprenticeship, apply for a job & more. Spread the word and tell someone about this opportunity.

If you have any questions or to be a vendor, contact [email protected] or 205-224-7571.

12/08/2023

💰Check out this scholarship opportunity from ASGC! This is a one-time $1500 scholarship for one year, or $750 per semester, for students interested in a career of STEM teaching. It is open to all students from high school senior to college senior, but the scholarship will only be awarded after the student is accepted into a teacher certification program at an accredited 4 year college or university. Click the link below for more information and to apply!

uah.edu/asgc/applications/scholarship

🚨Deadline to apply is February 26, 2024

⚠️Students from HBCUs and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) are STRONGLY encouraged to apply!!

12/06/2023

🌎 This week we want to give a shoutout to our public health majors! These individuals have a passion for improving the health of underserved communities and are more needed than ever after the pandemic. With a degree in public health, you could get jobs such as an environmental scientist, epidemiologist, industrial hygienist, and much more! There are many disciplines of public health, so students can find the one that best suits their goals.

🚨Did you know the average public health worker in the US makes $79,000/year?

11/29/2023

💲This week we want to spotlight our accounting majors! These individuals will have the ability to find work in virtually any industry and have a high earning potential. With a bachelor’s degree in accounting, you can obtain jobs such as accountant, financial analyst, internal auditor, financial advisor, and much more!

🚨Did you know that the average accountant makes $62,000 a year?

11/15/2023

🍪 This week we want to spotlight our nutrition majors! These individuals have a passion for learning the science behind the food we consume and how it affects our well-being. With a bachelor degree in nutrition, you can obtain jobs such as a dietitian, food technologist, health educator and much more!

🚨Did you know the average nutritionist makes about $66,000 a year?

Photos from UAB Educational Opportunity Center's post 11/08/2023

Happy First Gen Day!! First-generation college students continue to break down barriers and blaze new paths.

They show us that anything is possible if we set our minds to it. So, on this First Gen Day, let's celebrate all the first-generation college students out there! You are amazing!

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🎶 This week we want to spotlight our music majors! Music is a broad major that encompasses a diverse range of topics, sk...
👷‍♀️This week we want to spotlight our engineering majors! There are many different subfields of engineering, so it is i...
🖥️ This week we want to shout out our Cyber Security majors! These individuals are dedicated to protecting our computers...
👩🏾‍⚖️ This week we want to spotlight our criminal justice majors! These individuals have great communication skills and ...
🎤 This week we want to spotlight our journalism majors! These individuals have a passion for communicating news to the p...
🇪🇸 This week we want to spotlight our Spanish majors! These individuals have a passion for learning the Spanish language...
💲This week we want to spotlight our accounting majors! These individuals will have the ability to find work in virtually...
🧪 This week we want to spotlight our chemistry majors! These individuals have a strong math and science background and d...
🎭 This week we want to spotlight our theatre majors! These individuals have a passion for creativity and individuality. ...
🟣🔵 Yesterday UAB TRIO EOC joined the Love Lady Center for their annual Alumni celebration. What a fantastic event!! We w...
Join us today from 10am until 12pm at the Church of God in Christ Headquarters for their career and college fair at 5233...
🔵UAB EOC is at the Hoover Library📚 today! Drop in to see us, and let us help you navigate your educational goals!🟢GED, T...

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