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Are you a high school senior student looking to get a head start in the media and tech industries?
The Emma Bowen Foundation is a media-focused diversity initiative that recruits promising students and places them in paid summer internships at some of the nation's leading media and technology companies.
Selected students will have access to:
- A paid summer internship
- On-the-job training from top professionals
- An all-expenses paid Summer Conference in New York City
- Need-based scholarships
- A community of diverse media and tech talent
- Lifelong professional networks
Apply at this link: http://www.emmabowenfoundation.com/application_info
Stanford Summer Session's Horizon Scholars program is a residential scholarship opportunity for low-income, high-achieving rising high school seniors who reside in the state of California to attend the High School Summer College
program at little to no cost.
All applicants are required to complete an online Horizon Scholars application.
To be eligible to apply, students must:
- Be a current junior at the time of application.
- Be at least 16 at the start of the program, June 22, 2019, and no more than 19 by the last day, August 18, 2019. There are no exceptions to these age restrictions.
- Be a resident of California.
- Be receiving free or reduced lunch in their county’s public high school system or within the criteria for the California Department of Education’s Income Eligibility Guidelines for Reduced-Price Meals or Free Milk in Child Nutrition Programs for 2018–2019.
Applications for our Summer Coding Leadership Academy are now open!
The Summer Coding Leadership Academy is an award-winning technology and leadership program for Black and Latino boys in 9th or 10th grade from South LA. The Summer Coding Leadership Academy is highly selective and receives over 300 applications every year. Our ten-week program takes place at the University of Southern California
To download the application click here.
The Perry Initiative, is committed to inspiring young women to be leaders in the exciting fields of Orthopaedic Surgery and Engineering. They offer hands-on outreach programs across the country for women students in high school, college, and medical school.
Participants perform mock orthopaedic surgeries and conduct biomechanical engineering experiments, while also hearing from prominent women engineers and surgeons in the field.
The application for our Perry Outreach Program can be found here
The day has arrived! We are thrilled to share that Duke Summer Session
applications are now open. Through participating in one of our three transformative summer programs at Duke University, you will experience our commitment to academic excellence and personal growth as you challenge yourself, connect with new people, and create lasting memories over the course of the summer. All the while, you will be enhancing your college application and laying the foundation for future success at elite universities.
Why wait? Apply online
today to secure your spot in one (or more) of our incredible programs
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes is a three-week summer residential program where participants engage in single-subject intensive study and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences.
Courses range in areas from Business to Bioscience, Particle Physics to Political Science, and Creative Writing to Cosmology. Each course is customized by its instructors to give students deep exposure and hands-on experience. Academics and social activities are integrated into every aspect of our program. Peers and mentors from around the world, first-rate instructional and residential staff, and the beautiful Stanford University campus come together to create an unparalleled experience.
We encourage all families who make less than $60,000 a year to apply for aid. If your family is above this bracket, you may still apply, but should include clarifications of your family's circumstances in your Financial Aid Request Letter submitted with your application. Aid can be awarded to both domestic and international participants.
Learn more about Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies programs here: https://spcs.stanford.edu/programs.
WANT TO LEARN ABOUT MEDICAL JOBS?
VOLUNTEER AT KAISER HOSPITAL!
REQUEST VOLUNTEER APPLICATION
YOU CAN START Sept through June
Apply & interview the month before the month that you want to start
Learn about medical jobs, helping people & add to your resume. This is an expectation of volunteering for 200 hours over a 1-year period (averages to about 4 hours a week).
To volunteer at Kaiser: must be at least 16 years of age & have a Social Security number
Where: Kaiser Los Angeles Medical Center, near Sunset/Vermont Metro stop.
Brief description of Volunteer Process: (complete description comes with the application)
Women of Distinction is a program for high school seniors that highlights the opportunities at Smith for African American, Latina, Asian American, and Native American students. Admission is competitive. Smith will provide round-trip transportation, meals and accommodations for all participants.
The program will take place on October 18-20, 2019.
The deadline to apply for the annual Women of Distinction program at Smith College is Friday, June 14, 2019. The application will be available on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Please note only current high school juniors are eligible to apply.
For more information. please visit Women of Distinction.
Discover Swarthmore is an all-expenses-paid visit to one of the best liberal arts
and engineering colleges in the country. Prospective students get a taste of the college experience, including the opportunity to meet current students, learn from faculty members, eat in our dining hall, and spend a few nights in our residence halls with student hosts.
Discover Swarthmore is open to all rising high school seniors. The selection committee prioritizes applications from students with the following characteristics:
- Underrepresented students (African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino/a, Middle Eastern and North African, and Native and Indigenous American)
- First generation in their family to attend college
- Low-income students (Pell-eligible, free/reduced lunch, etc.), and students who might not otherwise be able to afford a trip to campus
- Rural and small town students
- Undocumented and DACA-eligible students
Additionally, we invite applications from any rising senior (U.S. citizens, Permanent Residents, and undocumented/DACA students attending school in the United States) who is interested in attending, regardless of demographic or economic background. Swarthmore supports all forms of diversity, including—but not limited to—racial, ethnic, ideological, sexual/gender identity, geographic, and religious diversity.
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During the summer months, visiting high school students have three different summer experiences to select from here at UCLA: academic courses, Precollege Summer Institutes, or Summer College Immersion Program. All programs award UC credit. Registration is open now!
View the UCLA Summer Sessions for High School Students brochure
Qualified students in the state of California are eligible for Summer Scholars Support, a need and merit based scholarship offered by the UCLA Summer Sessions Office. A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available to support enrollment in a single academic course or eligible Precollege Summer Institutes.
- April 1: Deadline to submit the Summer Scholars Support Online Form.
The Engineering Summer Academy at Penn (ESAP) welcomes highly motivated and talented students to explore Engineering at the college level. The Academy’s intensive, three-week programs combine sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting edge technologies. Work with leading faculty while earning college credit, live on Penn’s historic campus, and connect with new friends from around the world.
|Priority Application Deadline:
||March 1, 2019
|General Application Deadline:
||April 5, 2019
||July 7th - 27th
Financial aid is available to students with demonstrated financial need. For more info: https://esap.seas.upenn.edu/about/financial-information/
The Universy of Chicago's Summer Session
programs Discover the awesome course opportunities for high school students this summer at the University of Chicago. Within a supportive campus community, students from all over the globe are exposed to diverse ideas in classrooms taught by world-class faculty and instructors. In the classroom, students are given the chance to take intellectual risks, dive more deeply into subject matter, and discuss questions that go beyond the realm of their high school curriculum.
HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
High school students admitted to Summer Session are eligible for a number of different partial tuition scholarships. In order to be considered for the need-based Maroon Summer Scholarship, students must complete the additional information requested in the application. Students will be notified of scholarship awards at the time of the admission decision.
ring together a global community of thinkers who ask tough questions and embrace new ideas. Join fellow engaged, idea-driven students from around the globe as you dig in—sometimes literally—to a Summer Session program at one of the world’s great intellectual destinations. Then, together, take in the outdoor music festivals, professional sports games, and Lake Michigan shorelines to round out summertime in Chicago
EPIC-Engineering Possibilities in College
The EPIC experience includes designing, building, and testing their own engineering projects! Projects include solar cars, rockets, programming robots, welding, creating phone apps, building bridges, and more.
Participants learn about real-world projects when they hear and learn from professional engineers during labs and speaker series.
Participants currently in grades 6-11th, are eligible to apply for the EPIC 2019 summer camp. All sessions in 2019 are residential programs only. Students who graduate in June are not eligible to attend EPIC.
July 7-12: Session 1 Grades 6-8
July 14-19: Session 2 Grades 9-11
July 21-26: Session 3 Grades 9-11
July 28- August 2: Session 4 Grades 9-11
Online application Opens: February 1, 2019 at 8:00 AM (PST)
Online application Closes: April 15, 2019 at 5:00 PM (PST)
The Cornerstone Summer Institute
is a week-long summer camp at the University of Virginia where high school students learn about slavery and its legacies by exploring the University, Charlottesville, and area landmarks. The camp provides rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with the opportunity to engage in historical investigation, archaeological excavation, and community engagement in order to learn and develop thinking skills that will prepare them for success in college and beyond. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until April 22, 2019. Some financial aid is available for students with demonstrated need. To find the application and learn more, click here
is a week-long summer program for high school students designed to introduce them to the strengths of the liberal arts. We want you to know that we are now welcoming online student applications for CLAE 2019.
Carleton is looking for 52 students who:
- will complete 10th grade by June 30, 2019,
- are in the top 25 percentile of their class,
- are taking a challenging college-prep curriculum,
- are involved in their community, and
- excel when given the opportunity!
Students of African-American descent or interested in African-American culture are encouraged to apply.
The student application deadline is
April 5, 2019
CLAE scholars will receive free room and board, tuition and travel costs during the program.
Case Western Reserve University’s Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs
fully immerse ambitious high school students in a college curriculum, conversations and activities.
June 23 - July 13Application deadline
is May 1 for U.S. citizens
Need-based scholarships are available. Please indicate in your application that you are interested in applying for a scholarship and you will then receive information about how to apply for funds. The scholarship application must be submitted by March 15, 2019. A limited number of scholarships will be awarded to U.S. citizens who demonstrate financial need and have demonstrated strong academic and extracurricular achievement.
The Young Ambassadors Program (YAP)
is a national program for graduating high school seniors aimed at
fostering the next generation of community-conscious Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via
the Smithsonian Institution and its resources. YAP is a college preparatory and leadership program encouraging
participants to explore various academic and career opportunities through the lens of the Latino experience.
Participation in the Young Ambassadors Program includes meals and accommodations for the duration of
the one-week training seminar, round-trip travel costs to Washington, D.C. and a program stipend.
Students selected are responsible for all expenses during the four-week internship, including
transportation, accommodations, and meals. Upon completion of the five-week program, participants
will receive $2,000 to contribute to their higher education.
Deadline April 12, 2019
The African-American Leaders for Tomorrow (AALT) Program is a four-day long residential summer program that is held on the campus of California State University Dominquez Hills (CSUDH). Ninety students are hand selected to receive leadership training and attend workshops on topics such as the legislative process and civic engagement. Students will be housed on the campus of CSUDH. Meals, program materials, as well as transportation during the conference will be provided at no cost to the participants.
A student, who is currently a sophomore or junior with a 2.5 or higher GPA, and is in good academic standing as of January 1, 2019
Demonstration of leadership potential (i.e. involvement in student government, community leadership or similar activities)
The Matchlighters Scholarship connects college counselors and low-income, high-achieving students from around the world to deliver college admissions help to those who need it most.
The scholarship comprises two hours of college list development and four hours of one-on-one essay help from experienced counselors — at no cost.
It’s awarded to high-achieving, low-income students who have solid grades, but just need a little extra help.
Students qualify if:
You're trying to get into college or grad school. You're a second-semester junior in high school, a senior in high school, a transfer student, a gap-year student, etc. You can be a domestic applicant, undocumented, refugee or international (with sufficient English fluency); perhaps you’d like to apply to art schools, or represent your future campus as a student-athlete — no matter your story, we’ve got a counselor for you. And,
You've earned a 3.0 unweighted GPA (or international equivalent). You’ll submit your high school transcripts as part of the application. And,
Your family income qualifies you for one of the following: free/reduced-price lunch, SAT/ACT fee waivers, enrollment in a federal, state, or local program that aids students from low-income families, etc. Check this income table to find out if you qualify!
Cedars Sinai 2019-2020 TEEN VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Teens looking for opportunities to serve our patients, interested in a career in medicine, or
needing community service hours are encouraged to apply. Those accepted into the program
can begin volunteering in June 2019.
The application opens on March 1st at this website
Those teens selected to participate in the program must attend a Parent/Guardian and Teen Informational Session in March and then schedule their Orientation date in April.
They can begin volunteering in June for our Summer Session or in October for our Academic Session (weekends and after school). For more details, please visit the website listed above.
Do you know talented young artists who should apply to Ryman Arts?
Ryman Arts offers FREE advanced studio art program that is designed to help students achieve their dreams by strengthening their art skills and preparing them for college and a potential career in the arts.
At Ryman Arts students will:
- Learn foundation drawing and painting skills in rigorous classes to develop their talent.
- Work with professional teaching artists in small classes with other serious art students.
- Build their portfolio for college applications and exhibit their work publicly.
- Explore the arts through guest artists and museum field trips.
- Engage in college and career planning workshops.
Applications for Fall Semester are being accepted now through May 10
Stanford Khmer Association has opened applications for our high school outreach program, CREW (Cambodian Rising Education Weekend).
CREW is a free higher education outreach program for Cambodian-identifying high school students and members of the transitional age community (14-22 years of age) meant to empower participants to seek a higher education (college and university).
Application (currently closes 3/22 11:59PM PST, but note that it will be extended by about a week): tinyurl.com/CREW2019App
Informational handout: tinyurl.com/CREW2019Info
Berkeley Summer Experience is an intensive application workshop and information session that is intended to introduce prospective students to the UC application and admissions process, as well as the UC Berkeley undergraduate experience. During the program, students will learn how to present a strong application for admission, meet current students and/or alumni, and learn of the many resources and activities offered at one of the world's leading universities. Participants of Berkeley Summer Experience receive support that does not end after the program. Our admissions staff continue to support students through the application cycle to prepare students with their applications.
- attend a high school in California
- have an unweighted GPA of at least a 3.5
- be a senior in high school in fall 2019
||Nomination forms & applications will be accepted