American Collegiate Adventures: Various dates and programs in Seville, Spain, Florence, Italy, Costa Rica and Panama. For more info, phone 800.509.7867 or visit www.acasummer.com.
American Repertory Ballet’s Princeton Ballet Summer Intensive- June 22 – July 24. This program is for advanced students ages 13 and over with only students 14 and over being accepted into the dorm. A limited number of merit-based tuition scholarships are available. Fees: Tuition $1950, room and board $2300 and activities fee is $100. For more info, visit www.arballet.org.
The Art Institute of Boston Young Artist Residency – July 5-August 1. Applicants must be a rising 11th or 12th grade student. Receive 6 college credits for successful completion of courses and enrichment activities. For more info, phone 800.773.0494 or visit www.aiboston.edu/yar.
The Bezos Scholars Program is seeking twelve public high school (including charter and magnet schools) juniors with a GPA of 3.5 or higher to receive seven-day, all-expense-paid scholarships to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 30-July 6, 2009. Independent thinkers, demonstrated leaders, and engaged community members are encouraged to submit an application before the February 15, 2009, deadline. Criteria, as well as the application, can be found at www.bezosfamilyfoundation.org/scholars.
Birmingham-Southern College Student Leaders in Service Program – June 14-19. Applicants must be a rising senior with a 2.25 GPA and a 21 ACT or 980 SAT or an equivalent score on the PSAT or PLAN. For more info, phone 800.523.5793, or visit www.bsc.edu/futurestudents.
Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) – June 14-August 8. Application deadline is February 6. For more info or to schedule your audition, visit www.bu.edu/cfa/music/tanglewood.
The Boston Conservatory Dance Division – two sessions, June 22 – July 10 and July 13 – July 31. This is an intensive program for students, teachers, and professional dancers ages 16 and older. Tuition for a full session is $3,840 and a half session is $1,920. There is a non-refundable application fee of $65. For more info, phone 617.912.9166, email email@example.com, or visit www.bostonconservatory.edu/summerdance.
The Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel – June 29-August 5. BYFI is a fully endowed fellowship available to Jewish students of all backgrounds who are rising 12th grade students. The goal of this program is to teach talented youth how to understand the whole spectrum of the Jewish people through discussion, study, and an interaction with the land and people of Israel. After a summer in Israel, it will be continued with a fall seminar in New York City. For more info, visit www.bronfman.org.
California College of the Arts – June 29-July 24. Applicants must have completed 10th-12th grade to study art or creative writing while earning 3 college credits. Some financial aid is available. Information and downloadable applications are available at www.cca.edu/precollege.
Carleton College – various programs and dates. Explore the Summer Writing Program, Liberal Arts Experience, or Summer Science Institute. Some full and partial scholarships are available. For more info, phone 866.767.2275, or visit www.carleton.edu/summer.
CITY YEAR, WASHINGTON DC (Americorps) - Graduating seniors who are not sure what they want to do after high school should consider applying for a paid community service position with City Year, Washington, DC., a group of 17-24 year olds committed to full-time service for ten months in the Washington, DC community. Benefits include: living stipend ($200 per week), health care coverage, free metro pass, and $4,725 educational scholarship. Recruitment open houses will be held once a month at their headquarters: 918 U Street, NW, 2nd floor, Washington, DC 20001. For more info, phone Amanda Seligman at 202.776.7780, email firstname.lastname@example.org/dc, or go to www.cityyear.org.
The College of William & Mary Pre-Collegiate Summer Program in Early American History – Two programs, June 21-July 11 and July 12-August 1. Applicants must be highly motivated rising seniors or high school graduates. Students earn four hours of college credit and live in a dormitory and experience campus life. For more info and downloadable forms, visit www.wm.edu/niahd.
Columbia University’s Summer High School Programs in New York City, Barcelona and the Middle East. These programs are renowned for their academic rigor and instructional excellence. For a video information session, visit www.ce.columbia.edu/hs.
Carnegie Mellon - Late June to early August. Summer Pre-College Programs: AP/Early Pre-College Fine Arts, Action, and Architecture to name a few. Students must be 16 and have completed 10th grade to reside in university housing. For more info or to request an application email email@example.com or visit www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college.
Florida State University Summer Intensive Dance Workshop – June 14 – June 27. Applicants must be proficient in intermediate ballet technique. Auditions are $20 and will be on February 8 and audition DVDs will be accepted after the audition date if space available. If accepted, tuition is $900 and housing $249. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.dance.fus.edu.
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Science & Engineering Apprenticeship – June 22-August 14 – Must be a 16 year old rising junior or senior with interest in math and science. This is an 8 week program in the Department of Defense laboratories. This is an invaluable experience in the world of scientific research, with hands-on exposure to scientific & engineering practices. Paid apprenticeship is $2,000. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a teacher recommendation. Application deadline: February 27. For more info or to apply online, visit www.usaeop.com.
Innerspark – July 11-August 7. Students outside California must pay a comprehensive fee of $4,600 but scholarships are provided to 40% of the students who were selected to attend in 2008. Application deadline is February 28. Application and Financial Aid forms must be downloaded from www.innerspark.us.
Kansas City Art Institute Pre-College Art Lab - June 21-July 10. There is a $2,599 fee and some competitive scholarship money is available. Art Lab is open to graduating 2009 high school seniors and high school students entering grades 10 - 12. View KCAI’s online gallery of Pre-College Art Lab student work from last year, take a virtual tour of the campus and get more information about this special program at www.kcia.edu/spec/highschool/precollege.
Morehouse College 2009 Coca-Cola Pre-College Leadership Program – June 20-26. There are 2 programs, one for male students completing their sophomore or junior year, and the other for male students completing their senior year. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). Cost is $400 and application deadline is February 20. To apply, go to www.morehouse.edu. Application access is listed under "Events at the Leadership Center."
FREE!! MITMITES Program (Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science), a challenging 6 week summer program that prepares promising rising seniors for careers in engineering and science. If you are selected, all educational, housing, meals and activity costs are covered. You must, however, pay for your own transportation to and from MIT. Deadline is February 2. To apply, go to http://mit.edu/mites/www .
NASA sponsors the National Space Club Scholars Program, a 6 week summer internship at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Applicants must be 16, a US citizen, and have completed the 10th grade by June 2009. They must have demonstrated high academic success, and have an interest in space science or engineering as a career. Postmarked application deadline is February 17. For more info and an application, go to
FREE!! The National Center for Health MarketingGlobal Health Odyssey Museum –June 22-26 and July 13-17. This program is pleased to offer the 2009 CDC Disease Detective Camp (DDC). DDC is an academic day camp for students who will be high school juniors and seniors during the 2009-2010 school year. Campers will take on the roles of disease detectives and learn how CDC safeguards the nation’s health. Deadline is April 20. For more info and to apply, visit www.cdc.gov/gcc/exhibit/camp.htm.
Princeton University Summer Journalism Program for low-income 10th or 11th grade students. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA. Cost is free including travel costs to and from Princeton. For more info, visit www.princeton.edu/sjp.
Savannah College of Art and Design- Rising Star – June 20 – July 25. This residential program for rising high school seniors who enroll in two college-level classes and have the opportunity to build their visual arts portfolios awards college credit. For more info, visit www.scad.edu/summer.
Savannah College of Art and Design - SCAD Summer Seminars – Various programs in Savannah and Atlanta – June 12-July 25. Residential or nonresidential summer workshops for rising 10th-12th grade students. For more info, visit www.scad.edu/summer.
Smith College - Summer Science and Engineering Program for High School Girls – June 28 – July 25. Learn about the biology of women athletes, design with engineers, or unlock the mystery of your own DNA to name a few programs. Applicants must be rising 9th – 12th grade students. For more information, phone 413.585.3060, email email@example.com, or visit www.smith.edu/ssep.
Summer Discovery – various programs in Costa Rica, UC Santa Barbara, U Penn, Northeastern U to name a few. For more info and to apply online, visit www.summerdiscovery.com.
UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture – various programs and dates. Eight unique institutes including Design | Media Arts Institute, Jump Start: An Introduction to Architecture, and World Music Institute to name a few. Summer institute registration opens to high school students, visiting college students, and international students on January 15, 2009. Learn something new this summer at one of the country's top research universities...which happens to be located in beautiful and vibrant Los Angeles. For more info, go to www.arts.ucla.edu
University of Alabama School of Medicine Rural Health Scholars – a 5-week summer program for rising seniors. Applicants are chosen on academic achievement and interest in rural health care. Students live on campus, learn about health careers, and make fieldtrips to rural health care facilities and a medical school. For more information and an application, visit http://cchs.ua.edu/crm/health-scholars.
University of Illinois Summer Youth Music and the ISYM Academy – various programs June 14-July 11. Sessions in orchestra, chorus and individual instruments available. For more info, phone 217.244.3404, or visit www.ISYM@music.uiuc.edu.
University of Maryland, College Park: Women in Engineering, E2@UMD, July 12-18 or July 19-25; Applications must be rising juniors and seniors. For more info, phone 301.405.3283, or go to www.wie.umd.edu/precollege.
University of Maryland Young Scholars Program targets rising juniors and seniors who have a strong academic record and a desire to excel to experience college life while earning three academic credits. 14 courses are offered for three weeks from July 12 - 31, 2009. Visit www.ysp.umd.edu/pr.
University of Notre Dame Pre-college Programs for rising juniors and seniors. To learn more about these challenging programs, visit www.precollege.nd.edu.
University of Southern California Wrigley Marine Science Center- Middle school and high school applicants will study Oceanography and Marine Science. Some activities included in these programs are kayaking, botany, and geology to name a few. For more info, visit http://cesp.usc.edu.
University of Southern California Summer Seminars – July 5-August 1. These seminars offer a unique opportunity for high school students to experience USC. Students are taught in the same classrooms, labs, and academic support facilities used by USC undergraduates and will explore academic opportunities at one of the top research universities in the United States. For more info, visit http://cesp.usc.edu.
Vanderbilt Summer Academy offers three sessions, each designed for different grade levels. Applicants must be rising 8th – 12 grade students. There is a non-refundable $35 application fee and tuition deposits for each session. Some financial aid is available. For more info, visit www.pty.vanderbilt.edu.
Washington University in St. Louis – Session A: June 7-July 11 & Session B: July 12-August 14. Applicants must be rising 11th and 12th grade students, have a combined SAT score of at least 1800 or combined PSAT score of 180; or have a composite ACT or PLAN of at least 25. The program fee is $5,935 with some scholarship assistance available. For more info phone 866.209.0691, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.summerscholars.wustl.edu.
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