AAPS Community Scholarships, Grants and Applications

Important:

  • You will need to create a free Submittable account in order to submit to these forms. Here is a quick guide on how to get started: https://submittable.help/submitters/making-new-submissions/how-do-i-submit 
  • You can save a draft of your work if you would like to finish filling out the form at a later date. 
  • We will follow-up with you about your submission by email. 
  • Please be sure the email address you used to sign up for your Submittable Account is one that you check regularly. 
  • Questions? Please email partners@a2schools.org.

Attention Graduating AAPS Senior:

  • This form allows you to apply for AAPS-managed scholarships for graduating seniors.
  • A variety of scholarships are available for continuing your education at a credentialed college, university or trade school.  
  • You can apply for multiple scholarships using this form.  
  • To apply for multiple scholarships, simply select each scholarship of interest and complete the required information. 
  • You may begin an application and save it as a draft to submit later.
  • For additional details regarding scholarship criteria and application requirements, please refer to each scholarship below.

A Complete list of available AAPS Graduating Senior Scholarships is here.

Applications are due by Weds. March 10 at 3:00 p.m.

In order to complete this application form, you will need the following:

  • Information regarding your family's household income.
  • Unofficial transcript.
  • Many scholarships require a Recommendation. This application will alert you to scholarships that require a Recommendation.  Once you submit the scholarship application, you will be sent instructions for how to obtain Recommendations for any applications that require them.
  • Important: Recommendations must be submitted no later than March 16 at 5pm.

Applications are due by Weds. March 10 at 3:00 p.m.

Other questions? Please email studentscholarships@a2schools.org  

About U-M Information and Technology Services (ITS)

Information and Technology Services (ITS) at the University of Michigan is an innovative technology organization that directly supports U-M students, faculty, and staff in their pursuit of world-class learning, teaching, and research. 

ITS is proud to offer internship opportunities for high-school students through our annual Summer Academy program. 

The program aims to provide rising seniors with a nurturing environment where they can gain meaningful work experience, make valuable professional connections, and learn how technology is used to support the university’s mission. 

About the Internship

The Summer Academy is a 5-week-long program that starts on July 6, 2020 and completes with the annual ITS Intern Showcase on August 7, 2020. The internships are paid, full-time positions for the duration of the program.

3 AAPS students will be selected to receive an internship.

ITS is a large organization with various technical and non-technical capabilities, including customer service, desktop support, administration, project management, software development, infrastructure, networking, communications, business analysis, planning, and security. Interns are matched to a department based on their interests and skills. 

Internship Opportunities

In 2020, we are excited to host high-school interns in the following areas:

Information Assurance (IA)

Information Assurance (IA) is responsible for securing the university’s academic environment by balancing security, education, openness, privacy, academic freedom, and free thought and expression. We protect the university by leading IT security, privacy, identity and access, and IT policy and compliance efforts. High-school interns in IA will gain practical knowledge in the areas of digital identity, system access, data privacy, compliance with regulations, and IT security. 

Enterprise Application Services (EAS)

Enterprise Application Services (EAS) is responsible for the university’s enterprise applications, such as systems managing financials, human resources, student administration, research administration, donor and alumni relationships. High-school interns in EAS will learn how applications enable business processes and will gain exposure to system support practices.

Digital User Experience (Digital UX)

The Digital User Experience group works with teams across the organization to optimize usability and accessibility of web sites and applications. The team’s work includes research, user interviews, user testing, design and coding, and analysis. As a Summer Academy intern you will learn about user experience design practices and methodologies, gain exposure to web and application front end coding and content management systems, and have the opportunity to collaborate on solving challenging design problems with a cross-disciplinary team.

Computer Showcase

Computer Showcase provides sales, service and support of personal technology to University of Michigan students, faculty and staff. As a Summer Academy intern at Computer Showcase you will gain experience in staging and repairing computers, printers and related supplies; receiving inventory, organizing stock area, fulfilling inventory requests; and performing office assistant duties.

Learn More about the Internship Opportunities here.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this internship you must be:

  • A Junior (during the 2019-2020 school year) at any AAPS High School
  • Driven and eager to learn
  • Responsible and respectable
  • Interested in various aspects of information technology 
  • Able to commit to 5-week full-time employment in Ann Arbor.

Application Process

  • To apply for an Internship, please complete the application below. 
  • AAPS will select 10 finalists for the internship based on this application. 
  • Those finalists will move on to the interview round, where they will be interviewed by U-M ITS . 
  • From the interview round, 3 candidates will be selected to receive the 2020 ITS Internships.

Application Deadline: March 23, 2020.

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