University High School Bulletin for Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Chicano Latino Youth Leadership ProjectChicano Latino Youth Leadership Project is program that provides powerful workshops and seminars that will enhance leadership skills, academic preparedness, self-esteem, cultural awareness, and provide an understanding of that and local government. This event is open to Sophomore and Junior High School students. Travel, housing, and meals are provided free of cost to all participants. Sacramento Leadership Conference will be on July 19th-26th, San Joaquin Valley Institute will be on June 20th-22nd. The deadline is April 11th, for more information visit clylp.or
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer ProgramsStanford Pre-collegiate Summer Institutes and Summer College offer highly motivated and intellectually curious students the opportunity to explore and discover topic not typically taught in secondary schools. Students will have the opportunity to engage in small classes taught by Stanford instructors and engage in the many cultural and intellectual experiences. At Summer Institutes,students ages 14-17 will engage in 3-4 week intensive study single-subject courses such as; biotechnology, entrepreneurship, and creative writing. At Summer College, students from around the world ages 16-19 will choose from more that 125 college courses, earning undergraduate course credit and an official Stanford University transcript. For more information and to apply visit spcs.stanford.edu/explore.
March 10th -14th, 2014 (B Week)
Foresight Leadership & Sustainability Initiative at Oberlin CollegeForesight Leadership & Sustainability Initiative at Oberlin College Oberlin College is offering a summer program for the next generation of sustainability leaders. Students who are highly motivated and would like to take part in intensive hands on college experience visit Oberlin College's website foresightlsi.org for more information. Summer program starts July 20- August 2, 2014.
ATTENTION Sophomores, UHS Registration tomorrow (Wed.)ATTENTION Sophomores! UHS Fall 2014 Registration (not Fresno State)will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, March 12, in PE classes. In order to register, students must have their student user name and password set up to access the PowerSchool portal (the website where you check your grades). Bring your signed registration form with you. Please do this ahead of time!
Corcoran Pre- College Summer ProgramCorcoran College of Art and Design is offering a Pre- College Summer program for students who are interested in preparing themselves for college admission and undergraduate success in the fields of photography, fine art, or design. This program will provide students with a unique opportunity to develop their portfolios and their professional careers. Applications are due April 1, 2014 and are available online at www.corcoran.edu/precollege. There is limited number of full and partial Pre-College merit scholarships and applications can be found at http://ece.corcoran.edu/precollege/scholarships/. If you have further questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 478-2019.
Free DressesIn need of a dress for Prom, Graduation, a Special Occasion, etc? The Assistance League, Dream Dress Store (non-profit organization) has free donated dresses from local clothing stores available to give to students that are in need. Visit Ms. Tucker or Mrs. Bird for more information and for a referral to the store.
Phoenix Alliance MeetingOn Thursday, March 13th, Phoenix Alliance will be holding their monthly meeting in UHS Room 209 beginning at 6:00 pm. We will be requesting nominations for next year's Phoenix Alliance board members at this meeting. Everyone is welcome to join! The parking code is 272421.
Peer Mentor ProgramAttention Sophomores and Juniors: Are you looking for a way to get involved in school next year and help other students at the same time? If you have the desire to be a positive influence and help incoming 9th grade students transition to UHS then you should apply to become a UHS Peer Mentor. Pick up and complete a peer mentor application in the counseling waiting area. All applications are due by Friday, March 28th by 3pm. See Mrs. Bird if you have questions about eligibility requirements or responsibilities.
College Rep from the Art InstituteStudents! An Admissions Representative from the Art Institute will come to campus on Thursday, March 13 to tell you about their campus, programs and other highlights of the education at their school. You should attend the presentation next Thursday, March 13 at lunch in Rm 209 if you are interested in attending this school.
Attention Juniors and SeniorsThe time has come for you to join us for A Night With Gatsby. Tickets will be on sale Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at lunch this week and next week. Couples tickets are $90 and $55 for singles. Prom will be on April 5th at Tornino's from 6-10pm with dinner served at 6:30pm. All tickets include dinner. Couples tickets include a picture package. Last day to purchase ticket to prom will be on Tuesday, April 1st. Any questions, please see Mrs. Hayden.
Emails from Jostens regarding YearbooksAttention students and parents: This year Jostens requested email addresses for our parents in order to help us advertise selling yearbooks. Unfortunately, emails that you have been receiving from Jostens have been incorrect. Also, they have been sending out emails regardless of whether you have purchased a book or not. If you have any questions about whether you have already purchased a yearbook, you may send Mrs. Hayden an email and she will let you know. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.
West Point -Military AcademyA representative from the West Point Military Academy will be on campus, Tuesday March 18th in room 209 at lunch. Come learn more about the academy and programs they have to offer.
WHO’S GOOD AT BAKING?Phoenix Phling Dessert Auction - 4 WEEKS AND COUNTING!! Did you know that up for auction will be some of the most fabulous desserts this side of the Mississippi? Don’t be left out! Donate your favorite dessert and try something new! The desserts can either be homemade or purchased from your favorite bakery. They should be presented on decorative platters, or creative items (ie cupcake tree, wooden boxes - items that can serve a future use) for added value and should preferably be wrapped in clear plastic cellophane. Desserts will need to be able to sit without refrigeration on display for up to 6 hours. If you have a student who loves to bake, we’d love to showcase a table of student-made delicacies! On the day of the event (March 28) desserts can be delivered to the UHS Office or directly to the Clovis Veterans Memorial Building. If you are able to donate a dessert for the Phoenix Phling, please contact Susan Mullanax at email@example.com or (559) 307-0558.
Every Vote Counts - VolunteerJune 3rd is Election Day. The County Clerk is looking to hire students to help on election day, they pay $150 for the day. Great way to earn money, or get community service hours, and learn about the election process. If you are interested in volunteering please email Rachel Lopez, Election Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
UHS Spirit Wear - Lands' EndShop at the Lands' End Website for UHS Spirit Wear!
UHS Open House 2014 March 24,2014 (5:00PM TO 7:30PM)This is a time for parents to meet their children’s teachers and to visit their classrooms. Teachers will be available to discuss their course goals, expectation of students, curriculum, academic standards, and rules and guidelines.
Please bring a copy of your child’s schedule to Open House which will be printed on the back of schedule . For your convenience, UHS is hosting several informational sessions throughout the evening.
Free Time (5:00 to 7:30): Please feel free to attend the sessions and/or visit the classrooms at your leisure.
A.P. Meeting (For Parents of Sophomores), Small Band Room (5:00-5:25 or 5:30-5:55): Parents and students will have the opportunity to meet with Ms. Tucker to discuss entrance requirements for these classes. She will offer an overview of the course workload, as well as the benefits of enrolling in A.P. classes. Dr. Bushman will also give a short presentation.
Freshmen Meeting, Large Band Room (5:15-5:40 or 6:10-6:35): Dr. Bushman will be meeting with parents to discuss the sophomore academic schedule as well as the importance of getting involved on campus. Mrs. Bird will explain the timeline for guidance that will be provided by the counselors to your child, throughout their time in high school.
Senior Meeting, Small Band Room (6:00 to 6:30 or 6:35 to 7:05): Mr. Benslay will discuss the schedule of events for graduation, baccalaureate, grad night sober grad, and graduation practice.
Junior Meeting, Large Band Room (6:45-7:15): Parents of juniors are invited to an information night with Mrs. Bird and Ms. Tucker, focusing on the college planning process. Attendance at this meeting will help students make a smooth start to the process that demands much attention between now and their senior year.
Classroom Visitations: All teachers will be in their “regular” classrooms. Dr. Cornelison and Mr. Jones will be in room 209 and Mr. Lapp will be in the Choir Room.
Parking code: 902402 Parking code valid from: 4:00-9:00 p.m. You may park in any green or yellow lot.
Parking Information for Fresno StateStudents parking at Fresno State may purchase parking permits in Campus Parking/Police building on Barstow/Jackson. Semester permits are $93 and academic year permits are $186. Day passes may be purchased at any parking kiosk for $3.
When picking up/dropping off students at UHS, please do not double park in the loading zone in front of UHS, and no parking in front of the Fresno State Alumni House. You may park in a single line along the loading zone, parking is allowed along the curb in the green parking lot across from UHS or you may make arrangements to pick up students at an appropriate location that is not congested. Please help us be a good neighbor as we share the space with Fresno State students and faculty.
Fresno State parking restrictions apply to our guests, students and staff at all times, click the link for more information: http://www.fresnostate.edu/adminserv/police/traffic/enforcement/ordinances.html
Lunch ApplicationUHS currently participates in the National School Lunch Program. If you would like to apply for free or reduced lunch we have applications in the office, or you may call 278-8263 or email email@example.com and we can send one to you. In addition, if you prefer the application in a language other than English, please let us know. Please turn them in to the UHS front office.
If you have any questions contact the UHS front office @ 278-8263.
Calling all Parents!! VolunteerHub InformationVOLUNTEERHUB
VolunteerHub, is an on-line website where University High School advertises and signs up volunteers for Phoenix Alliance and school events. We are currently adding UHS parents to Volunteerhub. For parents who have used the system before, you will sign in using the User Name and Password that you previously had. For new users, Please use the following:
User Name: Your email address
Please sign in and change your password. You can take a look at the calendar and see the exciting events that we are posting. We are adding more each day! We are also manually adding those of you who signed up at parent orientation (on paper forms), so you may receive a confirmation regarding the event that you expressed interest in. We will be sending much more detailed information about the site next week. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Carolyn Plunkett at firstname.lastname@example.org or 559-284-9777.
Target Take Charge of Education and Savemart S.H.A.R.E.S.Here are two terrific ways for you to help us raise funds for our school. All you have to do is use your Target Visa or Target RedCard, and SAVEMART S.H.A.R.E.S. card at the appropriate store and a percentage of the amount of each purchase you make goes back to UHS in the form of a cash donation from Target &/or Savemart.
Just visit www.target.com/tcoe or call 1-800-316-6142 to designate our school. You may select UHS by name/city, or by ID#115050.
If you need a Savemart SHARES card, stop by our front office and we have one for you! Thank you for your continued support of UHS.
LIFE ClubHello UHS students! This week in LIFE club we will have a guest speaker explaining Why God allows bad things to happen to "good" people. If anything bad has ever happened to you and you felt like "Why me?" or "What good could possibly come of this?" then you should definitely come this week on Wednesday at lunch to Mrs. Hill's room! Hope to see you there!
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College/ Scholarships (16-20)
Big Sun Organization ScholarshipThe BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Deadline - June 20, 2014 Amount of Award - $500.00 The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.. Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
USC Summer ProgramUSC Summer Programs offers high school students a preview of “freshman year” through 4 or 2 week college immersion experience. Our courses are interactive, engaging and challenging, and students receive 3 units of transferrable USC elective credit upon successful completion of the 4-Week program. Students can choose from over 20 courses in the following subject areas: Architecture, Global Studies, Pre-Health/Science, Business, Journalism, Pre-Law, Engineering, Performing Arts and Writing. Students may visit summer.usc.edu for more information and instructions on how to apply. The online application will be available in early January, but students can start requesting their letter of recommendation and official transcript now, we review applications on a rolling basis. Our programs are offered to all current high school students, so even students graduating in 2014 are still eligible to apply this summer.
B. Davis ScholarshipB.Davis Scholarship General Information http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm The generosity of our site sponsors have allowed us to offer a scholarship to help the students who visit our site. The winner(s) of this scholarship will be notified by email and their name(s) will be shown on this site. DEADLINE: May 26, 2014 AWARD VALUE: $1,000 This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction.
UC Santa Barbara-Research Mentorship ProgramThe Research Mentorship Program (RMP) at UCSB is a summer program designed to challenge high school students academically while simultaneously shaping their personal and professional development. The program is June 23 – August 1 (students must be able to attend the entire program). Students selected for the program will take two interdisciplinary research courses in which they will earn 8 university credits. Students are paired with a mentor and work in collaboration with UCSB faculty and researchers to develop a project for the six week period. Students will live in one of the on campus residence halls. They offer a plethora of disciplines for the students (biological sciences, social sciences, engineering, humanities and more. Please visit our website http://summer.ucsb.edu/rmp to obtain more information and to apply.
Rhode Island School of Design Pre-College ProgramRhode Island School of Design's Pre-College Program offers 16-18 year old high school students a comprehensive introduction to the college art school experience. For six weeks, you follow a college-level studio curriculum and experience RISD's unique campus in a full-immersion encounter with art and design education. Students focus on critical thinking and artmaking, from foundation drawing to focused concentration in one of 20 diverse majors. Please apply early as priority is given to applicants based on the date of submission of the application. Find more info at risd.edu/precollege
AES ScholarshipThe consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students. To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm We are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted. Amount of award: $500.00 Deadline for entry: October 6, 2014 Further information, including previous winners, is available on our web site at: http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Hearthstone Housing Foundation ScholarshipThe Hearthstone Housing Foundation Scholarship Fund was created to develop and empower new generations to achieve their educational endeavors. Awards range from $500-$5,000. THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015 IS NOW OPEN. The application window will close March 31, 2014. Requirements: Be 16-25 years of age. Reside in Fresno County. Planning to attend college/university, trade school, professional/leadership training, or internship. Maintain at least a 3.0 for current high school students, or college bound freshman.Demonstrate financial need, or come from a low-income household. Must be available for phone interview tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 17, 2014 or Saturday, May 31, 2014. Go to http://www.hearthstonehousing.org/id85.html for an application.
UC Davis Young Scholars ProgramThe UC Davis Young Scholars Program is a summer residential research program designed to expose approximately 40 high achieving high school students to the world of original research in the natural sciences with emphases on the biological, environmental and agricultural sciences. To be eligible for the summer of 2014, students must be currently enrolled as sophomores or juniors in high school.Participants in the 2014 UCD-YSP will work one-on-one with research faculty and research groups in state of the art laboratories for six weeks. Each student will work on an individual project and prepare a journal quality paper and symposium presentation about their work. In addition to scientific research, the UCD-YSP strives to introduce participants to the climate and culture of living and working on a university campus. Please note, substantial fee reductions (up to 90%) are available for students on a needs-based sliding scale. Applications for UCYSD are due by March 21, 2014. Go to http://ysp.ucdavis.edu/ for more information.
Caltrans ScholarshipsAttention Seniors: Caltrans is offering six scholarships to students who plan to pursue a career in a transportation related field and two scholarships are available to students that are related to a current, former or retired Caltrans District 6 employee. Visit www.dot.ca.gov/dist6/ for more information and to submit an application by the March 28th deadline.
United States Naval Academy Summer Programs3000 students are invited every summer to participate in the United State Naval Academy STEM summer program! This summer program allows 8th-11th graders who are pursuing an education in science, technology, engineering and math fields a chance to be exposed to world-class lab facilities and a chance to visit Annapolis. Summer STEM dates begin June 2-7, 2014 for 8th & 9th graders, June 9-14, 2014 for 10th graders and June 16-20, 2014 for 11th graders. The Naval academy is also presenting Summer Seminar program for 12 graders. Seminars are designed to expose students to rigorous academics, physical challenges and life as a midshipman. The first Summer seminar session dates begin May 31- June 5, 2014, Session 2 June 7-12, 2014 and finally Session 3 June 14-19,2014. For further information, please visit www.usna.edu/admissions or contact email@example.com for any questions.
NYU High School AcademyNYU High School Academy is being offered at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies this summer! This will offer high school students the opportunity to live and learn in the heart of New York City for one week. During this week, students will be exposed to an intensive approach of career exploration and gain competitive edge when applying to colleges. The courses offered include 3D printing and Product Design, Arabic, City Planning, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Journalism, Finance, N.Y.C. and many others. Sessions begin July 13- August 1. Applications are due June 1, 2014. For program details and applications, visit scps.nyu.edu/hsacademy. For any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call(212) 998-7006.
Fresno Chaffee Zoo Volunteer ProgramFresno Chaffee Zoo is offering volunteer opportunities to be a Zoo Camp Jr. Counselor or a Teen L.E.A.D.E.R.S. As a Zoo Camp Jr. Counselor, you would lead a small group of children in zoo activities, including crafts , tours, and games. Applicants must be 14-17 years old and available Monday- Friday 8:30am- 4:30 pm from June 9th- August 8th. Applications are due no later then April, 28 2014 and program price is $40. As a Teen L.E.A.D.E.R, you will be able to interact with Zoo guests, facilitate water-related games and activities. Applicants must be able to commit 20 hours of volunteer service from April- September. Applications are due no later than February 26, 2014 and program price is $20. To apply for Jr. Counselor or Teen L.E.A.D.E.R.S , please contact Alysia at (559) 498-5945 or email email@example.com.
ProofReading Services ScholarshipProofreadigService.com is pleased to announce their High School University Writing Scholarship. Six scholarships ranging from $100 to $500 will be awarded to three high school seniors and three college students. In order to qualify, applicants must have a 3.2 GPA or higher and submit an essay responding to the prompt given on the website. Applications are due no later than June 1, 2014. The winners will be announced July 1, 2014. For further information, including prompt topic, please visit http://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/scholarship.
SPOA ScholarshipSunnyside Property Owners Association (SPOA) is awarding $2000 in scholarships to students who have demonstrated academic excellence, performed a significant amount of community service or volunteer work and have resided within SPOA membership boundaries ( Kings Canyon, Temperance, Jensen, Peach avenues). If interested, please see your counselor for application details. Application deadline is April 5th, 2014.
UC Merced Summer Transfer Academy & Resource fo Success Program (STARS)UC Merced STARS program is inviting all community college bound high school seniors to participate in a free summer residential program. This program is aim to help student successfully navigate the community college system in order to transfer to a four- year university. Students will be spending 4 days/ 3 nights at UC Merced in which students will get to experience college life, live in the residence hall, eat at the dinning commons, and interact with other UC Merced transfer students. Applicants must be high school seniors who have already applied to community college. Students can apply online at era.ucmerced.edu/stars-program or mail in the application. Applications are due May 23, 2014. Should you have any questions, please contact Kia Vue, Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer Initiatives, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cash for CollegeCalifornia Cash for College is hosting Online Chats to discuss FAFSA or CA Dream Act Applicaiton, Cal Grants, and Middle Class scholarships. Online chats are held every Friday between 2:00- 5:00 pm. Join two chats and you may be selected for a $500 scholarship from Cash for College. Students who are interested only need to create account and log in on Fridays! Create an account and logic at www.collegeweeklive.com/MyCash4College. For further questions, view the website or email email@example.com.
Doodle 4 GoogleGoogle invites students of all ages to create a Doodle that will grace their homepage! One student from every state in the US will be selected as a finalist and will get an all-expense paid trip to Google's headquarters in Mountain View, CA. The grand prize winner will have their drawing featured on Google's homepage and will receive a $30,000 college scholarship. This year's theme is "If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place..." Go to google.com/doodle4google for more information!
UCLA Department of Design Media Arts Summer InstituteUCLA's Department of Design Media Arts (DMA) is offering a two week summer institute for students interested in being taught by professionally trained and well-experienced instructors in graphic, web, audio/ video and game design. DMA is one of the nation's top design departments offering a summer institution designed from their undergraduate program at UCLA. Students participating in this course will have a rare opportunity to experience college life in cutting edge design department, while earning a four pass/ no pass units of UC credit. For further information visit www.dma.ucla.edu/si.
Adventures of the MindOccidental College is offering a summer program that provides workshops, presentations, hands on experience and a once of a life time experience with their prestigious alumni. This summer program is aimed to provide a better understanding of college admission to UCLA, USC, Caltech and Occidental. Participant students will stay in the residence halls and will be able to take full advantage of the the campus amenities. Applications are due April 15, 2014. Students who are interested would need to submit two letters of recommendation along with applications. Upon being accepted, students will have to pay a non refundable $100 as a reservation deposit. The entire cost of this unique summer program is only 1975; financial aid is available. For any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit adventuresofthemind.org.
Foresight Leadership & Sustainability Initiative at Oberlin CollegeOberlin College is offering a summer program for the next generation of sustainability leaders. Students who are highly motivated and would like to take part in intensive hands on college experience visit Oberlin College's website foresightlsi.org for more information. Summer program starts July 20- August 2, 2014.
Kaiser Permanente Latino Association ScholarshipThe Hispanic Public Relations Association of Kaiser Permanente is offering scholarships for students of Hispanic descent pursuing their educational goals. There are five $2000 scholarships available. Upon being selected as an recipient,the recipient will be automatically entered to win the Esther Renteria Community Service Scholarship.Applications are due no later than April 4th, 2014. In order to apply, download the application at http://www.hpra-usa.org/la/scholarship-program/. Further information can be found at the website. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
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NIAHD Summer ProgramThe National Institute of American History and Democracy (NIAHD), Summer Program offers high school students(rising juniors, rising seniors, and graduating seniors)an opportunity to earn college credit in early American history. The learning environment is through the use of historic places, including surviving structures,archaeology sites and museums. The program offers two three-week sessions: June 22-July 12, 2012 and July 13-Aug 2, 2014. NIAHD is seeking highly motivated students who have an open mind, independent thinking, creativity, and a spirit of adventure. The website is WWW.WM.EDU/NIAHD for more information and instructions on how to apply.
Smith College for High School GirlsSmith college Precollee Summer Programs offer intellectually stimulating and unique opportunities for high school girls. The learning environment is hands-on, collaborative, exploratory, challenging and rich in role models. The summer program offers: Hidden Lives:Discovering Women's History (July 6-19), Young Women's Writing Workshop (July 6-19), The American college Immersion Program (July 6- August 2), The Smith College Summer Science and Engineering Program (July6- August 2, and Field Studies for Sustainable Futures (July 6- 19). All applications must be submitted online at www.smith.edu/summer.
IEA's Apprenticeship ProgramInstitute for Educational Advancement(IEA)is a summer residential experience that links high school students from across the country with distinguished professionals who serve as mentors. The Apprenticeship program is designed to encourage balance among each participant's intellectual, social, emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of self. Students work one-on-one or in small groups with a team of professionals to gain hand-on experience, perform advanced research, develop leadership, attend recreational activities and much more. Applicants must apply before April 7th at www.educationaladvancement.org.
Honors Graduation ScholarshipHonors graduation is offering five $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating seniors. All information regarding these scholarships can be found on the website honorsgraduation.com/graduation-scholarship.htm. The application deadline is April 1st.
Cornell University Summer CollegeCornell University Summer College offers acclaimed three- and six week precollege programs for talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Students will have the opportunity to earn three to six college credits. Students can choose from more than 20 programs and 60 Cornell courses offered between June 21 and August 5, 2014. Admission dead line for most programs is on May 2nd, visit summercollege.cornell.edu to apply and for more information.
Quest Bridge ScholarshipAttention Juniors, The college Prep Scholarship helps students become successful applicants to the nations most selective colleges by giving them the tools they need to prepare an effective application, and showing them that a top college education is possible through the strong financial aid offered by these schools.Last year, they selected 3,000 college Prep Scholars from across the country to receive awards designed to help them become competitive applicants to leading colleges. The awards include full scholarships to college summer programs at schools like Harvard, Standford, and Notre Dame, one-on-one college admissions counseling, invitations to our National college Admissions Conferences, and more. To apply, qualified students should fill out the fee online application available on our website, www.questbridge.org, Starting in mid-February. The application is due on March 26, 2014 and requires a letter of recommendation.
Unique Summer Istitute at Oberlin CollegeForesight Leadership & Sustainability Initiative at Oberlin College offers a unique summer Institute for High School Students. JOIN the next generation of sustainability leaders: Motivated high school students ready to create change. TAKE PART in intensive, uniquely hands-on learning, facilitated by respected teacher-practitioners. VISIT inspiring sustainability initiatives, from community farms to corporate headquarters. DEVELOP your leadership potential. BUILD relationships with established professionals. EXPERIENCE life on one of the country's most forward-thinking campuses. FOSTER a more diverse, inclusive sustainability movement. FORGE an ongoing network to support your future education and career. The program will begin July 20th- August 2nd 2014. Apply now at www.foresightlsi.org
Summer Study ProgramsSummer Study’s pre-college summer programs offer unique summer opportunities, which combine stimulating academics with unforgettable sports, recreational, social and/or cultural activities. We are extremely proud that more high school students attend Summer Study programs as compared to any other summer enrichment program of its kind. Join us at one of these spectacular locations for one of our pre-college programs... Penn State University, The University of Colorado Boulder, Fordham University in New York City and The Sorbonne in Paris, France. Summer Study's action-packed pre-college summer programs offer students: Exciting classes, Exhilarating nightlife, Valuable SAT/ACT Prep Courses, New friends from all over the world, Incredible sports and athletic programs, Fantastic weekend trips, Cultural and language immersion experiences, Intensive workshops, Exclusive "real life" internships,and Exceptional opportunities to earn college credits. Apply now at www.summerstudy.com, contact: via email firstname.lastname@example.org or (631)424-1000
Global Scholar 2014Global Scholar is an intensive global leadership program for rising high school juniors and seniors. The program offers a powerful and unique curriculum that builds both 1) youth understanding of the great global challenges facing us today, as well as 2) the leadership skills and confidence to make change happen. Program highlights include: 1.Policy Seminars with experts working on key global challenges. 2.A Social Change and Innovation Seminar, exploring global careers in the private, public and non-profit sectors 3.A Global Leadership Seminar 4.A Strategic Communications Seminar, including workshops on public speaking and persuasive writing 5.A Career Planning Seminar, including workshops on resume writing, networking and career planning 6.Intimate meetings with ambassadors, policy-makers and other key influential figures 7.And of course, exploring beautiful Washington D.C. in the summertime! The program will be on July 20 – August 2, 2014 and scholarships will be offered. Early Bird discount available through March 15! Please find out more, including details on pricing and curriculum, on our website: www.globalscholar.org. Scholarships and discounts available. Please contact us any time to discuss details! 202.709.6172 or email@example.com.
Summmer at Boston UniversityBoston University Summer Term offers four different and unique programs for High school students. The programs are as followed: High School Honors The High School Honors Program offers an opportunity for academically motivated rising juniors and seniors to experience undergraduate life while earning college credit.The program begins on June 29-August 08, 2014 Application deadline May 12, 2014. Research Internship in Science & Engineering Take six weeks this summer to advance your knowledge and boost your education—conduct university-level research in state-of-the-art laboratories with some of the brightest scientific minds in the nation.Throughout the six weeks, students participate in weekly workshops with the RISE Coordinator that provide insight on the scientific process, research ethics, how to read a research paper, how to make a poster, and how to network in the science and engineering fields. The program begins on June 29-August 08. Application deadline March 31, 2014. Summer Challenge Get a taste of college life with our two-week, residential summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. As a Summer Challenge student, you'll take part in lectures, discussions, individual and group work, and project-based assignments, as well as field trips.The program will be open until seminars are filled. Summer Preview We've designed our Summer Preview seminars to be small to allow students to immerse themselves in a specific topic through lectures, discussions, and individual and group work. Our students also benefit from a college workshop that will help them maximize their high school studies in order to be better prepared when the time comes to fill out college applications. The program will be open until seminars are filled. APPLY NOW at www.bu.edu/summer/highschool.com contact via email firstname.lastname@example.org or (617)353-1378
Yosemite Summer Field Research CourseThe Yosemite Summer Field Research Course is for high school students with a passion for exploration, science and adventure.It's a two-week course for high school aged students in which they design and carry out their own field-based research project while backpacking in Yosemite.On the field research course you will: Go on a backpacking adventure in Yosemite National Park, Learn wilderness survival and backpacking skills, learn about the ecology and natural history of the Sierra Nevada, Create your own research project and collect data in the field, present your research finding, and strengthen your college application with hands-on research experience. Applications are due March 31, 2014 visit naturebridge.org/wellsfargoscholars for more information.
Southeast Asian Educational and Leadership ConferenceStudents and parents are invited to attend the 2014 Southeast Asian Educational and Leadership Conference on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Fresno State. The conference will take place at Fresno State Residence Dinning Hall from 8:30 to 3:30. This is a once a year event that brings together Southeast Asian community leaders, educators, students and parents. The event is free and lunch is provided. Students must RSVP at http://go2fresnostate.com/.
UC Merced Summer Transfer AcademyThe UC Merced Summer Transfer Academy & Resources for Success (STARS) Program is a free summer residential program designed to help community college bound high school seniors successfully navigate the community college system in order to transfer to a four-year university. STARS is a 4 day/3 night program taking place on the UC Merced campus and runs from June 26th- 29th. Students will have a chance to experience life as a college student, living in the residence halls, eating at the dinning commons, going to class, and interacting with other UC Merced transfer students.STARS is only for HS seniors who’ve already applied for community college. Students may apply now online at era.ucmerced.edu/stars-program or download the paper application and mail in the application. Applications are due May 23rd.
Open House at University of California, IrvineOn Saturday April 12, 2014 University of California, Irvine(UCI)will be hosting an Open House event. The event features an outdoor Festival, Open House and Car Show. There will also be Wayzgoose, UCI's oldest tradition, it is a student run festival in Aldrich Park - filled with live entertainment, food, games, and rides for UCI and the community. Most events will begin at 10:00 a.m.! Many offices and services will be open or available with information for everyone especially prospective students. This includes academic program information and sessions; campus, housing and recreation facilities tours; Financial Aid and Admissions; and much more. Events are FREE and Parking is complimentary. For groups of 15 or more, please visit the Celebrate website and click on “Groups” to register. For more information, visit:www.celebrate.uci.edu
Summer Program at Holy Cross Center for WomenHoly Cross Center for Women has a Summer Junior Enrichment Program designed for youth 12-17 years of age. This program will provide activities that will aid students to develop skills in areas of leadership. motivation, goal setting and basic work ethics. Sessions are presented to young people to make them aware of risks they may encounter and how to make healthy choices. Educational field trips are also included. Holy Cross Center for Women also has summer programs for children 4-8 years of age (Summer Literacy Program) and 9-11 years of age (Cultural Literacy). For more information please call (559) 237-3379.
UC Berkeley's annual open houseUC Berkley invites students and families to their annual open house. The event will offer a glimpse of life as a Berkley student including: labs, classrooms, libraries, research museums, talks b top faculty, as well as student music and dance performances. For more information visit http://calday.berkeley.edu/plan.php
Summer Program at Emerson CollegeEmerson College Department of Professional Studies offers challenging two- and five-week summer programs for advancing high school students. Programs are intensive, fun, and designed to teach students competitive, practical skills in one academic area of communication and the arts. As a Pre-College or Summer Institute student, you can look forward to achieving: Basic knowledge of current industry practices and requirements, Portfolio or audition materials for your college applications(Pre-College non-credit studio programs),Skills in project presentation, debating, and research (Journalism and Political Communication Institutes). Programs are competitive. Plan to apply to the summer programs and submit your completed application materials early. Every program has a different deadline, please visit www.emerson.edu/ce for more information.