Young Women Scholarship/Mentorship Program
EmpowHer is a scholarship/mentorship program that will provide premiere empowerment to young women in our community. In return these young women will rise as leaders in their schools, community and most importantly leaders of their lives. They will also receive a $500 scholarship with completion of the program. This program focuses on helping young women to discover who they are, explore where they come from and prepare for where they are going. Life after HS. Young women will learn, create and accomplish skills and goals in all aspects of their lives. They will also experience the power and beauty of sisterhood.
Program can also be used towards community service hours.
Who should apply?
Young Women entering their Junior or Senior year of High School.
How to apply?
Paper application, mailed to Sister's Keeper INC. P.O.Box 607, Tallman, NY, 10982 or apply online
Program Requirement for scholarship?
Participants must meet ONE (1) Saturday a Month from October to May for 6 to 7 hours (Lunch will be provided). The program will conclude in June with a commemorative ceremony.
What to Expect?
This program will create a safe place for young women participants to feel comfortable, express themselves and share their unique voices, visions, ideas and abilities. EmpowHER is designed in to themes that cultivate life long changes for these young women. In these themes there will be creative workshops, lecture/discussion, guest speakers, socials, project planning and various activities. There will be a Field Trip dedicated to one of the Saturdays of our program.
Themes and Topics
Self Discovery, leadership, community service, social media etiquette, communication, positive relationships, self esteem, confidence building, networking, financial advisement, self health awareness, suicide prevention, anti bullying, self defense, nutrition, fitness, college preparation, career development, entrepreneurship and much more.
-Janet M. Nelson
A young woman can be courageous enough to say "This is who I am, this is what I believe and this is what I want""
Our Leading ladies of the Future
To become a leader, you must learn where your from, discover who you are now and know where you are going. Sister's Keeper will help these young women in becoming leaders of their lives. This program will create a safe place for young women participants to feel comfortable, express themselves and share their unique voices, visions, ideas and abilities.
Short example Goals of aTheme
Our program is designed in to themes that cultivate life long changes for these young women. In these themes there will be creative workshops, lecture/discussion, guest speakers, socials and various activities to support the young women in understanding and experiencing the success we are trying to reach. There will be one Field Trip on one of the Saturdays of our program.
Who Am I? Self Discovery
Young women will learn and practice how to build self esteem, confidence and integrity.
Explore social media etiquette
Develop a vision for short term and long term goals.
Organize and prioritize short term and long term goals.
Create Vision Boards
Build a Bond with like minded young women.
Meet and receive inspiring mentors (keepers) that will support each young women with all aspects of their lives.
Learn techniques to handle peer pressure, relationships and body image
Learn to express themselves through art, creative writing and more