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2019 Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Application

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Since 2009, the Kenneth M. Smith Scholarship Fund has awarded 154 scholarships. One hundred and twenty-four scholarships were for $1,000 and thirty-two were for $2,000 for a total of $188,000 in scholarships for JAG graduates. Funding for the KMS Scholarship Fund has come from JAG Board members as well as the Western Union Foundation, Lillian Goldman Trust, Strategic Partnerships LLC and Corporate Education Resources, Inc.

2019 National Training Seminar

The 2019 National Training Seminar and Professional Development Workshops will be held in sunny Orlando, Florida at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, July 7-12.

 

Additional information will be available February 15. 

Hotel Reservations and Disney Tickets can be purchased here - https://book.passkey.com/event/49808299/owner/70576/home

Kenzie Academy to Grant $300K in Scholarships

By Reed Parker, Writer/Reporter

INDIANAPOLIS -Apprenticeship and coding school Kenzie Academy is partnering with Jobs for America's Graduates to grant $300,000 in scholarships to current high school seniors and recent alumni across the state. The scholarships will give JAG Indiana seniors and alumni the chance to study several tech fields for a reduced tuition rate.

Cedar Rapids teens urge peers to 'stop the violence'

CEDAR RAPIDS — The physical confrontations 16-year-old Amelia Barnes has seen in her high school leave her feeling uneasy and on edge.

Governor John Bel Edwards Visits JAG Program (LA)

Governor John Bel Edwards visisted local JAG program at Fontainebleau High School in Louisiana on Tuesday December 11, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

President George H.W. Bush and Jobs for America's Graduates

As we pause to remember our 41st President, I thought it might be helpful to give you a quick report on President Bush’s commitment to Jobs for America's Graduates, since most of you were not there “at the beginning.” 

2018 LEAD Montana Conference

Helena, Montana- Over 300 career specialists, students, and table captains mobilized at Jobs for Montana’s Graduates (JMG) 2018 LEAD Montana Conference on October 30, 2018.  Montana Governor Steve Bullock and City of Helena Mayor Wilmot Collins were on hand to help welcome attendees and speak of the importance and value each student has to their communities.

SHRM Foundation Grants $155,000

SHRM Foundation Grants $155,000 to Jobs for America’s Graduates and Launches Pilot Program Connecting Students with HR Professionals

Helping to prepare high school students for jobs part of SHRM’s
focus on the skills gap

 

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