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Savannah College of Art and Design Summer Programs 2016
Savannah College of Art and Design offers multiple programs for high school students. Visit their website for more information: scad.edu/sss. Deadlines range from April 6 - June 1, 2016 depending on the program.
SC State University AgDiscovery Camp
Furman University Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) 2016
EPL is a service-oriented leadership experience open to rising high school seniors. The summer program runs form June 19-24, 2016 on Furman's campus. EPL is free of charge to all students who are selected to participate. Applications are due May 6, 2016.
For further information and the online application: www.furman.edu/epl
SAT/ACT Test Prep Summer Courses
Courses will be held at USC campuses across the state. The Prep Summer Institutes are led by expert test prep professional instructors and include 20 hours of in-classroom instruction, SAT and ACT textbooks and workbooks, lunch, and four interactive online review sessions in the fall before the test in October.
USC Columbia: June 27-30, July 18-21, July 25-28, August 1-4
USC Aiken: July 25-28
There is a fee of $499 for each course.
For more information, visit www.saeu.sc.edu/testing
Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series @ USC Columbia
The CMS Adventure Series creates opportunities for young people to expand their knowledge while exposing them to many sides of collegiate life. Summer 2016 courses offer an exciting array of one-week courses with commuting and residential options. Starting June 5th - July 15th, nineteen challenging courses will be offered. Courses include Adventures in Law, Pharmacy, Forensic Science, Physics, Medicine-Ultrasound, Rocket Science, Web Design, Health Sciences, Vex Robotics, Aviation, Electrical Engineering, Digital Mapmaking Technologies, Creative Writing, Graphic/Digital Design, Engineering and Computer Gaming. For more information, course descriptions, camp schedule, pricing, and scholarships, please visit http://saeu.sc.edu/adventures/
Clemson University Summer Scholars
With summer fast-approaching, Clemson Summer Scholars is offering fun and educational residential programs in June, July, and August for students entering 7th -12th grade in the fall. Program offerings range from Engineering and Biology to Audio Engineering and Music Production and many more diverse programs. If you sign up before April 1, you can receive $100 discount. For more information visit 864-656-5535 and www.clemson.edu/summerscholars.
College of Charleston Senior Project
Senior Project is a summer college preparatory program for rising high school seniors. The program is intended for multicultural/first generation students interested in attending college. The 2016 program runs July 17 -July 22.
To apply, visit go.cofc.edu/srproject
College of Charleston Junior Project
Application deadline is May 20, 2016 for this summer college preparatory program for rising high school juniors. The program is intended for multicultural/first generation students interested in attending college. The program is 5 days/4 nights and runs June 12- June 16, 2016. To register visit go.cofc.edu/jrproject.
North Carolina State University's Introduction to Veterinary Medicine Camp.
July 11-15, 2016
July 18-22, 2016
Any High School student with an interest in veterinary medicine may apply. You must include the application, transcript, and an essay explaining your interest in attending VetCAMP. There is a $25 processing fee and the cost of camp is $500, which includes meals, field trips, workshop materials, entertainment, great giveaways. The camp fee is paid once a student is accepted. There is an additional cost for rooming if you are out of state. For more information, visit harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/vetpac/resources/vetcamp or email email@example.com
University of SC School of Music Summer Programs
There are many opportunities offered throughout June and July! Visit www.sc.edu/music/summer-programs to learn more about any of the following:
The Savvy Musician in ACTION
Carolina Summer Music Conservatory
Conductors Institute of South Carolina
Southeastern Piano Festival
USC Summer Drum Major Clinic
Carolina Opera Experience
String Project Summer Camp
Quest Bridge College Prep Scholarship for Juniors
The College Prep Scholarship is a program designed to give high-achieving, low-income 11th graders an advantage in college admissions.
A high school junior, typically with an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above in challenging courses, who comes from a family earning less than $60,000 annually (with minimal or assets) and may be on free or reduced lunch.
College Prep Scholars are eligible for full scholarships to college summer programs at schools like Yale and Stanford, free standardized test prep, personalized college essay review workshops led by admissions officers, Nominations for all-expense-paid campus visits and fly in programs, a head start on their National College Match application, priority access to QuestBridge application support, plus more!
Students may apply via the online application which will be available mid-February. The deadline is March 23, 2016 and it is free to apply!
The George Washington University
College Intensive and Summer Immersion programs at George Washington University. The prgorams vary in dates and cost, please visit www.precollege.gwu.edu for more information.
Columbia College Summer Leadership Institute
3 Programs available for female students:
1. Step Up - June 26-July 1, 2016 is designed for rising 9th graders with a focus on developing fundamental leadership competencies successfully applied in high school.
2. Step In - July 10-15, 2016 for rising 10th-11th grade girls and identifies and further fosters leadership competencies for girls, allowing them to discover their own unique set of strengths
3. Step Above - July 10-15, 2016 runs concurrently with Step IN and is crafted for young women in rising 11th and 12th grades who are ready to embrace their future in leadership and create an impactful plan for their career endeavors.
Tuition is $550, inclusive of programming, room and board. A limited number of financial need-based scholarship are available upon request. For more information visite www.columbiasc.edu/summerinstitute
School of Engineering & Applied Science at Penn
University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science is for selective group of high school students (rising 10th-12th) to experience rigorous and challenging college-level coursework. The three-week Engineering Summer Academy at Penn combines theory with hands-on practical experience. For more information visit seas.upenn.edu/esap/
2016 Summer Volunteen Program
Volunteer Services Summer Volunteen Program will give high school students ages 15-18 a chance to give back to their community, but develops new skills, and acquire the knowledge to work in a professional environment. Volunteens can also learn leadership and social skills as they interact with staff, patients and families, and other volunteers.
For more information www.grhealth.org/patient-family-centered-care/volunteer-services/volunteens
The 2016 UBMS/PRISM residential will last six weeks at Claflin University. Students will receive instruction in mathematics, science, computer concepts, English & Composition, a foreign language, or robotics.
In order to participate, a student must:
1. Have a keen interest in science or math career
2. Enrolled in 9th, 10th or 11th grade
3. Have completed at least one math and science course
4. Be a U.S. Citizen
5. Reside in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
6. Participate in Upward Bound or Talent Search OR be eligible by meeting federal guidelines for income and/or be a potential first generation college student.
For more information visit www.claflin.edu
Advanced Leadership Academy
Rising Juniors and Seniors!
Located at George Mason University, the Advanced Leadership Academy offers students the opportunity to gain better self-awareness of their leadership talents, bring about social change, develop a comprehensive action plan, and network. The Leadership Academy will be held in July at George Mason University. For more information visit hoby.org/advanced-leadership-academy.
Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre-College Program
Jumpstart your future at the Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre-College Programs
June 25-August 6, 2016
Advanced Placement/Early Admission
Fine Arts: Architecture, Art & Design, Drama, Music, National High School Game Academy.
For more information visit admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/pre-college
Cornell University - CURIE and CATALYST
One-week residential summer programs for high school students who excel in math and science. The target population for the CURIE Academy are rising junior and senior women, while the target population for the CATALYST Academy are rising sophomore, junior, and senior male and female students from backgrounds severely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, and math disciplines.
For more information visit:
CURIE ACADEMY: www.engineering.cornell.edu/curie
CATALYST ACADEMY: www.engineering.cornell.edu/catalyst
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