Scholarships and Opportunities: Week of January 30

Carlton College Liberal Arts Experience

The Carlton College Liberal Arts Experience is designed to introduce the benefits of a liberal arts education to students who have just completed their sophomore year of high school. This highly selective, weeklong program allows students to take classes from Carlton professors, live on campus, and learn what it takes to be a successful college bound student.

CLAE will take place July 8-15, 2017. Full scholarship are available. Eligible students include students of African American descent or students who have an interest in African American culture. Click here for the application.

The student application deadline is April 1, 2017.

Boston University Summer Pre-College Programs

Boston University’s Summer Pre-College Programs provide students with rigorous and collaborative college life experiences that enable them to gain a strong sense proof their personal and academic potential.  Here is a brief overview of their programs:

  • HIGH SCHOOL HONORS – a six-week residential or online program in which students take Boston University undergraduate courses and earn up to 8 transferable college credits.  Students must be entering their junior or senior year of high school in fall 2017.
  • RISE Internship/Practicum – a six-week non-credit residential program in which students conduct scientific research in a university lab under the guidance of a faculty mentor.  Students must be entering their senior year of high school fall 2017.
  • ACADEMIC IMMERSION (AIM) – a three-week non-credit residential program for students to focus intensively on a single academic topic while enjoying life on a college campus.  This summer BU is offering AIM Tracks: Introduction to Experimental Psychology and Introduction to Medicine.  Both tracks combine classroom work in the sciences with experiential learning activities.  Students must be entering their junior or senior year of high school Fall 2017.
  • SUMMER CHALLENGE – a two-week residential program in which students take two non-credit seminars of their choice and experience life on a college campus.  Students must be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school Fall 2017.

Click here for more information, or feel free to contact BU by phone at 617-353-1378 or email at summerhs@bu.edu.

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Scholarships and Opportunities: Week of January 23

California College of the Arts Pre-College Summer 2017

The California College of the Arts is offering their Pre-College Summer Program for 4 weeks from June 26-July 21, 2017.  The school is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and offers concentrations in all of the following while also earning 3 College Credits:

  • Animation 2D
  • Animation – Stop Motion
  • Architecture
  • Ceramics
  • Creative Writing
  • Drawing
  • Fashion Design
  • Film
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Jewelry/Metal Arts
  • Painting
  • Photography – Black and White and Digital
  • Photography – Experimental
  • Sculpture

Visit their website here for more information.

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Scholarships and Opportunities: Week of January 16

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Applications for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship are now available. The scholarship is valued at up to $28,000 over four years. The deadline to apply is February 15th. Click here to learn more about the scholarship and to access the link to the application.

Business is Global Program

The highly desirable Business is Global summer program at IU is accepting applications until April 5th. This unique, two‐week summer program from July 2-15, is for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. The Business is Global program offers students the opportunity to be transported into a world of international business, language, and culture from around the world. No passport necessary! The program is a unique blend of culture, language, and international business learning that will provide students an introduction into the myriad opportunities available in today’s global marketplace. Click here for more information and to apply.

Morehead State University Summer Arts Academy

Morehead State University is offering their Summer Arts Academy, whose mission is to nurture students’ development in the arts in a setting which allows interaction with expert faculty and the opportunity to work with other students. The Academy runs June 4-10, 2017 and the application deadline is May 1, 2017. Experiences are available in: Music – including flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba/euphonium, percussion, choir, voice, guitar (jazz, blues, rock country) and piano, Art & Design (ceramics, graphic design, art and identity, photography), and Theatre Creative Writing. 50 $100 merit scholarships are available. Click here for pricing, applications, and other information.

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Scholarships and Opportunities: Week of January 9

Guaranteed Scholarships

Click here for a site where you will find scholarships guaranteed by nearly 100 colleges to students who meet the individual listed criteria for each. No essays, projects, recommendations or other secondary criteria are required. And, in almost all cases, there are no limits to the number of scholarships awarded. Students who meet the published criteria for a scholarship and attend the college offering it should receive it. There is no charge for anyone to use the site and they say they never collect student information of any kind. Check it out when you have the chance!

World Affairs Summit in Wisconsin – Education and Social Justice

The Rotary Club of Louisville would like to sponsor (1) student from a Louisville area high school to participate in the 2017 World Affairs Seminar, held June 24 – June 30 on the campus of Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The selected student will have her or his registration paid ($685) by Rotary. The registration covers housing, programming, and most meals. Please note, the student will be responsible for covering all travel expenses themselves.

This respected annual seminar will focus on Education and Social Justice in 2017. The highly interactive program engages students from diverse backgrounds in an effort to collaboratively define and address problems. The week-long program includes field trips and hands-on experiences as well as classroom discussions in a college campus setting. Click here for more information about this opportunity.

This Seminar is for US & International students who:

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Scholarships and Opportunities: Week of January 2

ACAC Achieve Your Dreams Scholarship

The Kentucky Association for College Admission Counseling is sponsoring the 2017 Kimberly Merritt “Achieve Your Dreams” Scholarship for interested Seniors. Four $500 non-renewable scholarships will be given (one per region in Kentucky) to winning students. Preference will be given to students from KYACAC-member institutions. Click here to apply for this scholarship.

McDonald’s Black History Makers of Tomorrow Scholarship Program

Click here to apply for this scholarship, valued at $1,500 to the college of your choice. Winners will be invited to a private reception in February – for high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, character, scholarship, and community service. The program is open to students with at least one parent of African American or Black Caribbean descent and who maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. The application is due on January 31, 2017.

Carnegie Mellon’s Summer Academy for Math and Science

Click here for more information about and here to apply for Carnegie Mellon’s Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science, a six-week rigorous residential experience for rising high school seniors who have a strong interest in computer science, engineering, and natural sciences. The program also focuses on boosting academic and personal skills required for admission to competitive colleges and universities, and includes an SAT preparation course – while taking part in fun and exciting summer activities in the city of Pittsburgh!

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Scholarships and Opportunities: Week of December 12

Make College Happen Scholarship

The Make College Happen ChallengeSM is brought to you by Sallie Mae® in partnership with By Kids For Kids Co. (BKFK), an educational company providing free programs and resources to schools and families. Open to high school students ages 14-18, the second annual Make College Happen ChallengeSM  will award 10 prizes totaling $40,000: a first-place prize of $15,000, a second-place prize of $10,000, a third-place prize of $8,000, and $1,000 to seven semifinalists. Click here for more information. Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2016 at 5:00pm.
 
2016-2017 DePauw University Prindle Institute High School Essay Competition
 
The Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University would like to encourage any student to submit an essay for their High School Essay Contest. The Prindle Institute for Ethics will award 5 prizes ($300.00 each) for the best essays written by a high school student on an ethics-related topic. This year’s topic focuses on the ethics of voting. Click here for more information and to submit an essay. The deadline is January 16, 2017.

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Scholarships and Opportunities: Week of December 5th

National Beta Club Scholarship

Click here for more information about the National Beta Club Scholarship Program, which will award over $300,000 in scholarships, with awards ranging from $1,000 to $15,000, to outstanding 12th grade Beta members. The deadline to apply is January 26, 2017. Graduating Beta members registered with headquarters as of June 30, 2016 are eligible to apply.

Kentucky Federation of Republican Women Scholarship

Click here for more information and to apply for the $1,000 Kentucky Federation of Republican Women Scholarship, granted each year to a college-bound high school senior girl who has been politically active within the Republican Party. The qualified applicant will graduate from a Kentucky high school in 2017, is or will be a registered Republican and plans to enroll at an accredited college or university in Kentucky.

Students must complete the application form linked above, present a one-page typed essay about a Republican woman you admire or has influenced your life and why, an official copy of your high school transcript, and two letters of recommendation. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2017.

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Scholarships and Opportunities: Week of November 28

Manhattan School of Music CAMP MSM

Click here for more information about this rewarding summer experience in New York City for aspiring young musicians from around the world. Campers develop their skills in one of the world’s leading conservatories. Camp dates are listed below. Applications are due January 9, 2017. Email summercamp@msmnyc.edu or call 917-493-4475 if you have any questions.

July 5-29 – Classical Voice and Musical Theatre

July 10-28 – Instrumental and Jazz Voice

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Scholarships and Opportunities: Week of November 21

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Click here for more information about this scholarship, for which you can receive up to $28,000 over four years in direct support. Scholars also become an active member in the Foundation’s unique Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, which is an extensive mentoring program that includes practical skills-building and exposure through attendance at conference workshops, the assignment of peer and professional mentors, assistance with internship and employment placement, and a myriad of other networking opportunities. The deadline to submit the application is February 15, 2017 by 5:00 pm ET.

Jonathon R. Reynolds Young Writers Workshop at Denison University

Click here for more information about this an 8-day residential summer program from June 13-25, 2017 in creative writing for current 10th and 11th-grade students who love to write.

For 23 years, the workshop has been bringing the caliber of a professional writer’s conference to high school students who are passionate about writing and eager to connect to a community of writing friends. Only 36 students are accepted into this program. The online application portal opens on January 4, 2017 and the deadline to apply is March 5, 2017.

Contact reynoldswriting@denison.edu for questions or call them at 740-587-6207.

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Scholarships and Opportunities: Week of November 7

Spanish Tutoring

If you  are taking a Spanish class at Manual and are in need of some extra tutoring, there will be Spanish tutors available in the library during the months of Nov. and Dec. Mon-Thurs, 2:30-3:30pm. No sign-up necessary; just show up. SHH also continues to provide tutoring every block in the Learning Lab and/or AEMS Room. If you are interested in getting Spanish tutoring during your study skills, see Ms. Pascual, who will ensure that a Spanish tutor will meet you in the Learning Lab during the requested block. Finally, SHH tutors are also available to do one-on-one tutoring by request. If you are looking for tutoring before school or a day when NHS isn’t in the library, see Ms. Pascual, who will match you with a tutor.

Job Opportunity – Chick-fil-A Stonybrook

Chick-fil-A Stonybrook wants to hire high school students from age 15 or older. They are very flexible and will schedule you around your busy school/life schedule. If you need off for study, school functions, athletics, family or other activities, all you have to do is ask and they will work with you, and have a minimum in hire rate of $8.25 per hour. They offer a fun and respectful workplace and will treat you like family. Benefits include work shift and off shift generous food discounts, free uniforms and for those going on to college, Chick-fil-A provides college tuition reimbursement in the amount of $2500 per year, every year that you are enrolled in school if you continue to work at Chick-fil-A. At Chick-fil-A Stonybrook, you will learn and gain valuable social, interpersonal and business skills that will carry forward into whatever you choose to do in life. Their newest store is opening on Bardstown Road in June 2017 so we have many opportunities available.  If you want to have fun at work and get paid at the same time, call or text the Owner/Operator, Tony Carrico at 502-664-5542 or email them at 02899@chick-fil-a.com .

Ithaca College Summer Music Academy Program

Click here for more information about this rich, residential pre-college program, which offers over 20 music and non-music courses taught by renowned guest artists, top music educators, and Ithaca College Faculty. Enjoy state of the art facilities in a beautiful campus setting. The high school program is July 9-22. 2017, for students entering grades 10-12.

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