Welcome to Guidance! FTCHS has 4 counselors whose primary goals are to monitor and ensure the academic and emotional success of all FTCHS students. We have designed this site to serve as a resource for students and parents across a variety of topics. Please use the tabs to the right of the page to navigate your search. If you have a specific question or concern, please feel free to contact your counselor.
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Are you a high school sophomore, junior or senior who is looking for an exciting opportunity this summer? The Division of Neurology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will run its annual Neurology High School Scholars Program beginning this July.
The High School Scholars Program offers the opportunity for three high school students to complete a five-week paid internship ($1,000 stipend). The internship involves working closely with a neurologist on a basic science or clinical research project, and shadowing physicians in clinic. Work hours will be determined between the student and mentor based on project need. At the end of the five weeks, students will be expected to prepare a poster presentation outlining their project results.
The application is now open. In order to be considered for the summer program, your complete application must be received by March 1, 2019. Please visit This Link for more information.
NC100BW-PA awards three scholarships each year to African-American women and young girls who are pursuing education. The scholarships are awarded annually during the Madam CJ Walker Awards Luncheon. DEADLINE EXTENSION – NOW DUE Thursday, February 14, 2019
Academic Requirements College Bound Graduating Senior, Current College Student, Continuing Education Adult
*Children and relatives of Coalition members are not eligible.*
Note: All applications and application materials must be RECEIVED BY by February 14, 2019.
Contact us via email@example.com to request your 2019 Scholarship Award Application.
MAIL APPLICATION TO:
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – PA Chapter
Attn: 2019 Scholarship Application
PO Box 13108
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Published by the Writers Institute at Susquehanna University, the Apprentice Writer is one of the few national literary magazines dedicated exclusively to showcasing the creativity of high school students. Printed once a year, the magazine is edited and designed by SU students and then distributed to over 3000 high schools across the nation. It also features a popular web page, apprenticewriter.com.
A monetary prize of $200 is given to those students that are awarded the title of the Most Outstanding Poetry or Most Outstanding Prose for this year's edition, and a $50 monetary prize is offered for those who are awarded the title of Runner-Up.
Our submission period runs through March 15th, 2019. For submission guidelines, the link is as follows:
Submissions may be sent to the following link:
This is a wonderful opportunity for young writers to not only add to their resumes, but also to have the chance to be published early on in their academic careers.
Penn State Brandywine has announcements for our STEM Options: Explore, Engage, and Discover programs for girls.
Read on for announcements about upcoming deadlines, as well as registration information for our 9th grade STEM Options: Career Pathways for Girls workshop, and more!
UPDATED - STEM Options: Virtual Conversations and Connections
Female STEM faculty across Penn State Brandywine have volunteered to connect with your students during class time, during an after school club meeting, etc. Similar to the Skype a Scientist program, our faculty are willing to speak about science careers, their specific research and field experiences, their own journey as a woman in STEM, and other topics. We are willing to connect with entire classrooms, not just girls in STEM groups, as it is important for all students to "virtually" meet and connect with a female STEM professional. Visit our website and contact us to connect: http://bit.ly/psubwwomeninstemsp19
NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS - STEM Options: Writing Contest
We invite girls in grades 3 through 12 enrolled in schools in Chester County, Delaware County, and Philadelphia County to write an original story that connects to our contest theme, honoring the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT).
Submission deadline: March 15, 2019 Visit our website to learn more: https://brandywine.psu.edu/stem-options/writing-contest
NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION - STEM Options: Career Pathways for Girls
Our one-day career exploration program for 9th grade girls is now accepting registrations. Visit our website to learn more about the program, the schedule, requirements for schools to bring their girls, bios from previous presenters, etc.
Lifeguarding offers skills such as responsibility and time management as well as an opportunity to earn some extra money while school is not in session. Being a lifeguard is a wonderful job for your students AND teachers! American Pool is one of the largest pool management companies in the area and operates over 100 facilities throughout Eastern Pennsylvania. We offer competitive wages, bi-weekly pay, and many bonus incentive programs. We also offer discounted training to all employees including lifeguard, CPR & AED certifications, all of which will aid in building a resume.We are looking forward to having a successful summer and we are confident that your students could be interested in accomplishing this goal.
Looking for a job this summer?? Check out the link below
Tech It Out Philly is a FREE workshop in Penn Engineering that runs for 8 weeks in the spring semester on Sunday afternoons 2/10 to 4/7. In Tech It Out Philly, Penn CS students teach high school students how to code through researching, designing and developing a web site on an issue important to the student. Please check out the web site for the application and more information!!
Saint Joseph's University
The John P. McNulty Scholars Program is designed for highly qualified young women who are pursuing a degree in the natural sciences, mathematics or computer science. This challenging program provides full- and partial-tuition scholarships, and a supportive environment to help bright young women become leaders who reach the highest echelons of the STEM professions. Please visit https://sites.sju.edu/mcnultyscholars/how-to-apply/ more more information and the application. **** Please note: You do not need to be admitted to SJU before you apply to the McNulty Program.
Jump Start Your Career in a Year!
Year Up Greater Philadelphia is currently recruiting for its February 2019 cohort!
is a one-year, intensive education and professional development program that provides young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, corporate internships with leading companies, a stipend, and the opportunity to access college credits loan free. Whether your goal is to jumpstart your career in an in-demand industry or continue to pursue a college degree—Year Up is the next step that can give you options.
We provide training in the following areas of study: Business Analytics, Financial Operations and Information Technology
Info Sessions – Tuesdays at 2:00pm and Thursdays at 10:00am and 2:00pm
Fast-Track Saturday (complete 3 of 4 steps in 1 day!) - Saturday, December 8th
Can’t make it? Complete an Info Session Online
Application Deadline is January 28th …. Don’t miss out! Contact us today to RSVP
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
…for FREE –
QUESTIONS? Contact Ariel Peterson, Recruitment Specialist, at or 215.384.4526