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St. Philip's College
• MLK Campus Library
• Southwest Campus Library

Beyond the Classroom offers students experiences in

  • civic engagement
  • leadership development
  • real-world employment with a global perspective
  • entrepreneurial and innovation skill development
  • undergraduate research
  • competing for scholarship funds

Beyond the Classroom college students tend to 

  • outperform other students academically
  • develop an increased sense of self-efficacy
  • be more competitive in the job market as graduates

Community-Based Federal Work-Study

…matches financial aid eligible students with part-time employment at community non-profit agencies. The positions develop students’ career and academic interests and increase their participation in positive social change. 

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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

…fosters innovation and entrepreneurship among students, staff and faculty throughout the Alamo Colleges District by providing education, experiences, resources and support. 
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… are supervised, workplace learning experiences for students in which they learn and apply academic knowledge and skill and gain an understanding of their field of study. 
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Jobs & Internships

…through partnerships with community employers, the five Alamo Colleges provide a listing of job and internship opportunities for enrolled Alamo Colleges students.
  • SAC 
  • SPC
  • PAC
  • NVC
  • NLC

The Learning Company

…is a collaboration between the Alamo Colleges District, and local business leaders to train the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators.
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On-Campus Federal Work-Study

…is a financial aid need based program that pays a student $9.00 per hour, and provides funds that are earned through on-campus part-time employment. 
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Public Allies San Antonio (AmeriCorps)

The Alamo Colleges Foundation scholarship online application typically opens in early January each year, with a Priority Deadline in early April and the Final Deadline in early September.
Students need to apply only one time per academic year to be considered for most Alamo Colleges Foundation scholarships. You must apply again next year to be considered for scholarships for the following academic year – check the application for more details.
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… apply one time per academic year to be considered for all Alamo Colleges Foundation scholarships. You must apply again next year to be considered for scholarships for the following academic year.
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STEM Research

…earn $3,000 during the CIMA-LSAMP Summer Undergraduate Research Program. During this 10-week program you will work in a real university science lab.
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Student Leadership Institute

…a district-wide student success leadership development opportunity for prospective and current students of the Alamo Colleges, to empower today’s students to become tomorrow’s leaders.
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Study Abroad

… become exposed to new customs, values, tastes, sights, and, at times, new languages. The study abroad program provides student with the opportunity to succeed in an international academic environment.
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T-STEM Challenge Scholarship

….offers up to $2,500 per academic year to high-achieving, eligible students pursuing a degree in the STEM and specific allied health fields. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in high school math and sciences courses.

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You can also email or call the contact person for each of the opportunities listed.