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Kathern Snorton Scholarship

The L.E.A.D. Foundation, Inc. | Katherine Snorton Scholarship Program


Andrew SnortonProgram Director, The LEAD Foundation, Inc.Phone:  678-632-5323Email:

The L.E.A.D. Foundation, Inc. through its Katherine Snorton Scholarship Program, is providing funding opportunities for metro-Atlanta graduating high school seniors, college students, and professional students.  The applications are available via the foundation’s website of and clicking on the link for the Katherine Snorton Scholarship Program.


Named in memory of the grandmother of one of the board members, funding opportunities are available for Metro-area high school seniors, undergraduate students, and professional students.  Priority is given to potential first generation college students from emerging communities (i.e. African-American or Spanish speaking), but all are encouraged to apply.


High school seniors must attend a metro-Atlanta high school (public or private) and are scheduled to attend a 4-year, 2-year, trade, or technical school.  Undergraduates and professional students must be from a metro-Atlanta high school or attend a 4-year, 2-year, trade, or technical school located in the metro-Atlanta area.


Last year, through its scholarship program, nearly $12,000 is awarded to students.  A similar amount is expected for the upcoming year.


Applications must be post-marked by March, 1, 2013 in order to be considered.  Scholarship recipients are to be notified of their awards by the week of March 25th (2013).


For additional information, please refer to the foundation’s website of; you may also call 678-632-5323 for details.




Through its REEL Project, Alpha Leadership Program, College Prep Boot Camp, Spring Break College Tour, Math, Science, and Technology Summer Camp, Katherine Snorton Scholarship Program, and its Grown Folks Summit, the board members of the L.E.A.D. Foundation, Inc. combined with its volunteers, patrons, and supporters, provide year-round services for students in grades 6-12, as well as parents and others in the community.  Through these combined efforts, the foundation is able to realize its goal of developing tomorrow’s leaders…today.

Feed My School - Georgia Department of Agriculture

State Department of Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is now accepting new applications for school districts interested in participating in this year’s “Feed My School for a Week” program in Georgia.

Applications will be due on October 19, 2012.  If you are interested in nominating your school for the program, please have your nutritional director contact Melanie Harris at

Learn more about the program


Preservation Week

Libraries and other institutions can use Preservation Week to connect our communities through events, activities, and resources that highlight what we can do, individually and together, to preserve our personal and shared collections.

Get updates on Preservation Week 2012 events in Facebook:

It is easy to get involved:

  • create a display about preserving and collecting personal, family, or community heritage
  • offer a preservation workshop or event or
  • highlight Preservation Week on your web site with a link to ALA’s Preservation Week resources.
  • Tweet about Preservation Week #preswk.

Let ALA-ALCTS help you find information, resources, templates, graphics, and ideas for celebrating Preservation Week.

Southern Education Foundation

Southern Education Leadership Initiative  -  The Southern Education Foundation

The Southern Education Foundation (SEF is reaching out to tomorrow’s leaders through the 2012 Southern Education Leadership Initiative.  We are seeking outstanding upperclassmen and graduate students to apply for this experiential learning opportunity. Since 2004, SEF has placed over 135 students in nearly 70 nonprofits and foundations throughout the region focused on providing advocacy, grant-making, policy analysis, research, community organizing, and direct service in education.

 Interns receive:

  •  an opportunity to work for eight weeks during the summer in an organization concerned with equity and excellence in education e.g., a policy institution, community-based organization or foundation;
  • a living expense stipend of $4,000 (for undergraduates or graduating seniors), or $4,500 (for graduate students who will have completed at least one term by June 1, 2012);
  • all airfare/car mileage expenses associated with traveling to and from SEF trainings to summer placement site;
  • trainings that expose students to research in the field, stress the importance of civic engagement, teach strategies for making change, and provide opportunities to meet and learn from inspiring leaders involved in education policy and practice;
  • guidance and supervision provided by seasoned sector leaders to work through the summer intensively on challenging research, education policy, and nonprofit program related projects; and
  • the opportunity to present their work to their peers, reflect, brainstorm how to take the lessons learned from this experience back to their communities, and become part of a network of emerging leaders in the sector.


We know that you are busy and time is short, but we are hopeful that you will take a few minutes to reach out to your best and brightest students who ought to apply to be involved in this program because of their interests in education equity, community service, public policy, and philanthropy.  Please see the attached 2012 application for more information on how to apply.


Thank you in advance for your help as we seek to lift up the next generation of leaders.

 Applications must be postmarked and submitted by mail or emailed by March 1, 2012


Southern Education Foundation

Attn:Vanessa Elkan, Assistant Program Officer

135 Auburn Ave. N.E. Second Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303


For questions contact: Katherine Dunn, Program Associate

Phone: 404.991.6764 Email:

NBMBAA Scholarship Program

Applications for the 2011 NBMBAA Atlanta Scholarship Program are now Available!

The National Black MBA Atlanta Chapter Scholarship Program has been in existence since 1982.  The Scholarship Program promotes the NBMBAA mission of increasing the number of successful African-Americans in the community by providing scholarships to outstanding deserving minority students within the Atlanta metropolitan area. 

Scholarships are available at the following levels: High School (Leaders of Tomorrow)  | Undergraduate | MBA | PhD

Scholarship application deadline is  August 19, 2011

Program information and applications are available on NBMBAA Atlanta website at  Look under the "Student Affairs" main tab. 

Please contact with questions.

Note that applicants are responsible for submitting all required information. Only completed applications will be considered.


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