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9) How Do Third-Culture Kids (TCK’s) Get Scholarships?

college-kidsThat’s the question that at least one missionary kid (‘MK’) care coordinator is asking of Brigada today. Suppose a TCK/MK has spent his or her entire life overseas. When he/she gets ready to head or college, is there a resource or website or service that helps connect prospective college students with scholarship money? … or must these blessed children, who have already sacrificed so much being away from family and friends, also now sacrifice when attending university back in their homeland? Sadness. If you have insights… or if you have navigated those difficult waters, please click to the web version of this item and give your best advice in the Comments. Thanks in advance if you can help! (And thanks, Penny, for the question!)

1) Understanding Adolescence

adolescentsFirst published by Victor Books, “Understanding Adolescence” has been updated and is available on-line. It is relevant to missionary parents, teachers, youth workers, and anyone else who works with teenagers. It is also helpful to missionaries serving in cultures that do not have adolescence as a stage of development. The book is available to download free of charge as .doc, .pdf, or .zip files for your computer and as .mobi or .epub files for your Kindle or Nook. You can’t beat the price. Find it at…

http://www.missionarycare.com/ebook.htm#adolescence

3) Know any Third Culture Kids or MK’s Entering College in the USA?

missionary kidsWould they benefit from a week of fun and support designed to help them through the potentially stressful transition back to the U.S.? Missionary Resources Connection, a ministry committed to supporting and resourcing missionaries, is now accepting applications for our 12th annual MK Re-Entry Retreat, August 4-10, 2014, at Bethel Christian Camp in Gaston, SC. The registration deadline: is June 1 and the cost is
$425.00 per student. For more information about the program, click to…

http://mresourcesconnection.org/index.php/events/mks-and-tcks

or email Tisha at
mrcdottckdotretreatatgmaildotcom

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