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April 2013 Newsletter

In this issue:
  • Volunteer at Upcoming Maisin Events
  • Annual Scholarship Renewal Reminder!
  • We Need Your Picture!
  • Congratulations to Our 2013 Maisin Scholars!
  • Education Advising Update
  • 12 Entry-Level Jobs with Big Earning Potential
  • Summer Jobs and Internships
  • More Scholarships
  • New Office Location - June 1, 2013
  • iTunes Question
Volunteer at Upcoming Maisin Events

There are many volunteer opportunities for Maisin Scholars over the next couple of months. Volunteering is a great way to support the program, as well as spend time with your fellow Scholars.

If you're available to help at any of the following events or would like more information, please email Maisin Intern, Fany Chan, at

Maisin Scholar Award Ceremony
Lowell High School, San Francisco
Thursday, May 30, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Orientation - Community College Scholars
New Office Location
131 Steuart Street, Suite 501, San Francisco
Thursday, June 6, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Orientation - Baccalaureate Scholars
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
Wednesday, June 12, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

"On Our Way" College Conference
UC Berkeley Campus
Saturday, June 29, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Transportation provided.

Annual Scholarship Renewal Reminder

We want to remind you that the Annual Renewal period is quickly approaching. All current scholars must submit their Annual Renewal application and all supporting documents by Friday, July 12.

You will need to submit the following:
- Completed Annual Renewal Application
- Official Transcript (be sure to order your official transcript after Spring 2013 grades have been posted)
- Educational experience essay (2-3 pages)
- Community College students must also submit class schedules and education plans

We Need Your Picture!

Scholars, we need pictures of your smiling faces! These photos will be placed in your student file and used in our outreach materials.

Please send at least two photos to

- Only photos of you (no other people)
- Should be a head-shot
- Include your full name in the email

Maisin Class of 2013

Our Maisin Class of 2013 was announced last week, and we are graduation 2thrilled to have 75 new outstanding scholars join our program.

Meet Our 2013 Maisin Scholars!

Education Advising Update

Congratulations to Amber Bundy-Davis, Maisin Education Advisor! Amber will be out on maternity leave from May 20 - September 2 to spend time with her family.

End-of-term appointments will take place from June 6 - June 28 and can be made with Maritza Salinas, Assistant Education Advisor.
To schedule appointments contact Maritza at or 415-857-9655.

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12 Entry-Level Jobs with Big Earning Potential
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Interested in learning what jobs provide great starting salaries and room for growth? compiled a list of the top twelve jobs appropriate for recent college graduates. Maybe your career is on the list -- or perhaps you might find inspiration if you're still deciding on a major.

Summer Jobs and Internships

Summer is just around the corner, so now is the time to finalize your plans. We are hiring an Education Advising Intern for the summer. Click here for the job description.

Additionally, we've compiled a list of other summer jobs and internships. View the list here.

More Scholarships

You can never apply for too many scholarships!

scholarship-opps 3is a list of available scholarships with upcoming deadlines.

We are Moving!

We are moving offices on June 1, so please note our upcoming address change:

San Francisco School Alliance
Maisin Scholar Award Program
131 Steuart Street, Suite 501
San Francisco, CA 94105

After June 1, all appointments will be held at our new office.

iTunes Question

Apple Logo - iTunes QuestionCongratulations to our last iTunes Question winner: Karen Moore, Maisin Class of 2009!

Starting March 4, what is the only day of the week the Education Advisor will hold office hours.


Be the first to correctly answer the following question, and you could win a $15 iTunes gift card.

What do Maisin Scholars need to email us to be included in student files and outreach materials?

*Hint: the answer is in this newsletter!

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Amber Bundy-Davis
Education Advisor

Courtney Luxon
Program Coordinator

Mrs. S.Y. Brunswick
Program Director

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