Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month!
Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month!
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Continue engaging in events celebrating Latinx Heritage Month! Good luck with your exams coming up, we are here to support you!
-L@s GANAS Staff


Join us Thursday, October 7th at 3pm for a guided tour of Dia de Muertos: A Time to Grieve and Remember at the National Museum of Mexican Art.
We will be meeting outside of NMMA at 3 pm. Space is limited so RSVP today!
RSVP Today!
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SACNAS Mission:

 To enhance, improve, and expand opportunities for minorities in STEM (scientific workforce and academia); mentor college students within science, mathematics, and engineering to better support and obtain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership!

Interested in a career in aerospace?
The Brooke Owens Fellowship provides paid internships (in engineering, policy, business, journalism, communications, and more) and executive mentorship to undergraduate women and non-binary students in the aerospace industry. The application is currently live until October 8th.  
Why apply? Fellows have interned at over 30 host companies such as SpaceX, Blue Origin and Boeing. Each cohort also convenes for a 3-day summit in July to build connections with their class and network with top aerospace professionals. In addition to a paid internship and summit experience, fellows are matched with executive mentors think CEOs and astronauts  
Still interested? Emily Calandrelli (@TheSpaceGal on social media and Brooke Owens Fellowship Executive Team Member) is hosting a Facebook Live on Friday, October 1st at 12pm PT / 3pm ET to answer any last-minute questions about the fellowship. We also suggest taking a look at the application as soon as possible to request recommendations and start thinking about your application pieces. Also, stay tuned for updates on our social media accounts below, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Looking forward to seeing your application!  
Please reach out with any questions! emily@brookeowensfellowship.org   Facebook Instagram Twitter
Get help with your application!
The Office of External Fellowships is here to help you with your application materials. 

U & I Emergency Fund 

The U and I Care Fund provides temporary, short-term financial assistance to currently enrolled students who are unable to meet essential expenses due to a temporary or unexpected hardship. This emergency funding program is designed to offer financial assistance to students in the form of one-time awards (typically not exceeding $1000). Please be prepared to show documentation supporting claims. 
Examples of expenses typically covered: overdue rent, eviction, medical emergencies, safety needs. For more information click here
The application can be found here
Talk to your transition coach, advisor, or program coordinator for additional aid opportunities.
Learn about Illinois' new health coverage program for undocumented and low-income seniors here

Need some help? Schedule a meeting with a L@s GANAS Staff Member!

Liz Ramirez (McG)     Paola Chavez (Transition Coach)     Sophia Silva (Transition Coach)
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