Tuesday, September 8, 2015

New Updated Scholarship, Internship/Program and Volunteer List!

From now on we will be posting all scholarships, community service, and internships/programs on our Bulletin so make sure to check them out!




Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Counseling 207: Learn some Valuable Skills this Summer!

Youth Leadership America Summer Academy

Youth Leadership America Summer Leadership Academy- 9th and 10th graders can apply to this really cool opportunity that will take place from June 30-July 2nd at UC Berkeley. There is only a $25 dollar cost, but housing, meals, and transportation to SF are covered. Come learn leadership skills, visit tech companies in SF and get to know people! Application is due June 1st!


Friday, May 15, 2015

Samsung Mobile Academy for Free
Scholarships and Tablets for Students! For the fourth summer, Samsung Mobile presents a series of FREE Samsung Mobile App Academies! Now extended to include a full five days of in-person instruction and the self-directed App Academy Online, these summer academies are open to top STEM students of all experience levels interested in the growing world of mobile app development and coding.

If you are a rising 11th or 12th grader* you can apply for a chance to attend a Samsung Mobile Academy for FREE. Now extended to include a full five days of in-person instruction and the self-directed App Academy Online courses, these summer academies are open to top STEM students of all experience levels interested in the growing world of mobile app development and coding. All Samsung Mobile App Academy attendees will receive a Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.1 - 2014 Edition Tablet…and a chance to win up to $20,000 in scholarships!

San Francisco, July 27-31

Space is limited to 60 rising 11th or 12th graders* per Samsung Mobile App Academy.Apply today!  Click here to apply

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP)

The Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) is an innovative career development program designed specifically for minority students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year in high school in August or September 2015. The program’s primary goal is to increase the number of underrepresented students of color that attend college and major in accounting, finance or business. The 2015 ACAP summer residency week will be held at the University of California at Berkeley from July 12 – July 17, 2015. The summer residency program will include supervised corporate visits, team building activities, lectures and fun. And it’s FREE.

ACAP will:
• Create awareness to the vast opportunities available in the accounting, finance and business profession;

• Allow students to leverage accounting and finance concepts within your everyday life for financial empowerment;

• Generate opportunities to develop networking skills to assist in building relationships for future educational/professional advancement; and

• Provide students with the opportunity to move one step closer to understanding his or her career passion to prepare for college.

Requirements for participation:

1. Have a proven history of academic achievement (“B” grade point average or above preferred; however, all interested applicants with a desire to participate in the program will be considered)

2. Attend a local high school in the San Francisco/EastBay/South Bay Area

3. Complete the application, which requires the approval of your parent or legal guardian and a recommendation from your school counselor/teacher

4. Submit a copy of your high school transcript

5. Have completed your freshman (9th), sophomore (10th) or junior (11th) year of high school

6. Attend a 30-minute interview as part of the program selection process

7. Interviews tentatively planned for late May 2014, Final program decisions will be made by mid-June 2014

Deadline for the application is Monday, May 4, 2015 and is available at

Thursday, April 2, 2015


Are you interested in business? Maybe in becoming an entrepreneur or your own boss?  Bizcamp NFTE will be hosting a 10-day program a​t LPS Oakland from June 22nd-July 3rd.

They are looking for 30 young people with an interest in learning about entrepreneurship through hands-on activities, 1:1 coaching, field trips to companies like Revolution Foods and Airbnb, and the culminating activity is a Business Plan competition at Mills College GSB Gathering Hall.  

The camp is funded by the Citi Foundation and all students will receive a $200 stipend for perfect attendance and compete for $2,000 in awards on July 3rd.  

When: June 22nd-July 3rd8:30-4:30pm
Where: LPS Oakland R&D on the Castlemont High School Campus Bldg. 100, 8601 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland, CA 94605
Who: 30 East Bay Youth grades 9th-11th interested in Entrepreneurship ​

Online Student Application Link
Online Teacher Recommendation Link

Complete applications are due by May 1st.  Students can complete most of the application with the online form and they will need one teacher recommendation, also an online form.  The paper application has two important sections that require signatures.  Those can be scanned and emailed.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project

Here's another opportunity to expand your resume!

Make sure to Apply to both the Bay Area and Sacramento Institute to increase your chances!!

The Bay Area Institute:
CLYLP is proud to expand its programming this summer to the Bay Area by hosting the Second Annual Bay Area Institute! Similar to our other regional institutes, the Bay Area Institute is designed to inspire and motivate students to become the future leaders of the Bay Area Chicano/Latino community through public service.  Open to 30 students from the greater Bay region,  the three-day institute will offer an impactful program designed to develop students’ leadership potential and increase their knowledge of the region’s cultural, political, and rich history. Institute participants will network with education, business, political and community leaders, and receive encouragement in their pursuit of post-secondary academic opportunities. Housing, meals and program materials are provided at no cost to the participants or their families. 
The Bay Area Institute will take place Friday, July 10 to Sunday, July 12, 2015.

All institute activities will take place in the San Francisco/Berkeley/Oakland. Students will be housed at UC Berkeley.
To be eligible to apply, students must:
  • Currently be enrolled in a California high school for the 2014-2015 academic year and live in one of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Napa.
  • Currently be in either 10th (Sophomore) or 11th (Junior) grade. (Freshman and Seniors are ineligible to apply)
  • Not have previously attended the Sacramento Leadership Conference as a participant.
  • Must be able to attend the entire weekend; no exceptions or accommodations will be made.

The Sacramento Leadership Conference:

Students have a unique opportunity to visit the state Capitol to learn firsthand about the legislative process through mock hearings and personal interaction with state legislators and legislative staff.  Students are also presented with valuable information about college and professional careers.  A college fair is also held with top colleges from around the country.
Participants will leave with valuable information and tools that they can begin using when they return to school in the Fall.  Most importantly, students will leave with new friendships from throughout the state of California.  Housing, meals, program materials and transportation to and from the conference are provided at no cost to the participants or their families. 
  • Legislative Day at the State Capitol: Students learn about the legislative process through active participation in mock hearings and interaction with legislators and legislative staff.
  • Campaign Development Workshops: Students learn skills and techniques needed to organize and run political campaigns. Students then use these skills at school for class and student body elections.
  • College & Careers Day: Students attend a College Fair and meet with community college, CSU, UC, and private college recruiters. College representatives, admissions staff, and financial aid experts provide students with information on how to apply for and succeed in college. Students also get exposure to various professional careers.
PROGRAM DATES: The 2015 Sacramento Leadership Conference will take place Saturday, July 18 to Saturday, July 25, 2015.
Students are housed at California State University, Sacramento, and all activities take place in the City of Sacramento. Transportation to and from Sacramento is provided by CLYLP.
To be eligible to apply, students must:
  • Currently be enrolled in a California high school for the 2014-2015 academic year.
  • Currently be in either 10th (Sophomore) or 11th (Junior) grade. (Freshman and Seniors are ineligible to apply).
  • Not have previously attended the Sacramento Leadership Conference as a participant.
  • If you previously attended the San Joaquin Valley Institute or Los Angeles Institute, you may apply to the Sacramento Leadership Conference.
  • Must be able to attend the entire conference week; no exceptions or accommodations will be made.
Click on the button below to read the application instructions. The deadline to apply to ALL CLYLP High School Programs is Wednesday, May 6th at 12:00 Noon.