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Summer Opportunities for Teenagers

Here are some summer leadership opportunities for High School Students! Thanks to Edu-Futuro for sharing these with me!

Camino al Futuro

George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Date: June 30th-July 19th, 2019

Description: This summer scholarship program is for motivated high school juniors going into their senior year. The program cultivates leadership potential in students who want to shape the political, economic and social issues that affect Hispanic and Latin communities.

Financial Aid: This is a fully funded program; there is no cost to apply, as long as you select the “3-Week College Intensive” option and then choose “Caminos al Futuro.”

Carnegie Mellon Summer Academy for Math and Science

Pittsburgh, PA

Application Deadline: February 15th, 2019

Program Dates: Registration and opening day are June 28th. The program closes on August 10th, 2019

Description: This program is for rising high school seniors. Participants will engage in hands-on learning and research via science and engineering projects, which will help them build the academic and personal skills required for admission to competitive colleges and universities.

Financial Aid: There will be no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend the Summer Academy for Math and Science.

Google in Education Computer Science Summer Institute

Atlanta, GA / Austin, TX / Cambridge, MA / Chicago, IL / Kirkland, WA / Los Angeles, CA / Mountain View / CA, New York, NY / Pittsburgh, PA / Seattle, WA

Application Deadline: Applications open on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019, and close on Monday, March 18th at 11:59 PM PT

Program Dates:

CSSI-HBCUAlabama A&M University (Huntsville, AL): June 16th-July 5th, 2019North Carolina Central University (Durham, SC): July 14th-August 3rd, 2019CSSI-ExtensionCalifornia State University Chico: TBACalifornia State University Monterey Bay: TBACalifornia State University San Marcos: TBALoyola Marymount University (LA, California): TBANortheastern Illinois University: TBAQueen’s College CUNY: TBACSSI at Google (Residential)Seattle, WA: July 9th-July 29thCambridge, MA: July 14th-August 3rdKirkland, WA: July 14th-August 3rdMountain View, CA: July 14th-August 3rdPittsburgh, PA: July 14th-August 3rdCSSI at Google (Commuter): July 9th-July 29th (all programs)Atlanta, GAChicago, ILDetroit, MILos Angeles, CANew York, NY

Description: Kick off your college studies in computer science with a summer program at Google. Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) is a three-week introduction to computer science for graduating high school seniors with a passion for technology — especially students from historically underrepresented groups in the field. Students participate in an intensive, interactive and hands-on program that seeks to inspire the tech leaders and innovators of tomorrow by supporting the study of computer science, software engineering and other closely related subjects.

At CSSI, students study programming fundamentals with Google engineers, get an inside look at some of Google’s most exciting, emerging technologies, and design and develop their own application with fellow participants.

Attendees will enjoy a unique residential experience in dorm-style housing at local universities.

Financial Aid and Scholarships: CSSI is an all-expenses-paid program. Google will provide housing, meals and transportation for invited students.

LEDA: Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America

Princeton, NJ

Application Deadline: December 10th, 2019, at 11:59 PM (PST)

Program Dates: TBA

Description: The Aspects of Leadership Summer Institute is an intensive seven-week program and completely free of charge for LEDA Scholars. It includes leadership training, academic writing instruction, standardized test preparation, college guidance, and community building. The Summer Institute provides LEDA Scholars with a unique range of learning experiences that help them develop and sharpen their problem-solving skills and open the door to reaching their potential as students and leaders.

Financial Aid: There is no cost to admitted students.

Rensselaer PREFACE Summer Program

Troy, NY

Application Deadline: March 15th, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST

Program Dates: June 23rd-July 6th, 2019

Description: PREFACE is a two-week residential summer experience at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for talented high school sophomores and juniors who will enter the 11th or 12th grade in the fall of 2019. It is open to students from groups that have been historically and traditionally underrepresented or under served in science, engineering and technological fields and are interested in pursuing careers in engineering and technological professions.

The PREFACE Selection Committee reviews each application and makes its recommendation to the project director. Selection is based on high school academic performance, standardized test scores, quality of essay and recommendations. Since all programs are taught in English, students must have a strong understanding of the English language.

Financial Aid: PREFACE subsidizes each participant’s round-trip transportation to Rensselaer, tuition, fees (including laundry) and room and board for the two-week session.

The Cooper Union: Summer STEM Program

New York, NY

Application Deadline: March 8th, 2019 (applications accepted on a rolling basis afterwards)

Program Dates: July 1st-August 8th, 2019

Description: The Summer STEM Program is a six-week intensive that immerses current high school sophomores and juniors in hands-on engineering design and problem-solving. Faculty and teaching assistants from the departments of civil, chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering provide students with foundational knowledge and expert guidance to address real-world problems in their respective disciplines of expertise.

Financial Aid: For the $55 application fee, there is a request for waiver email, and there are both full and half tuition scholarships available based on financial need and circumstance.

University of Chicago Neubauer Family Adelante Summer Scholars

Chicago, IL

Application Deadline: Priority deadline is February 27th, 2019

Program Dates: June 22nd-July 12th, 2019

Description: Students selected for this program can participate in one of two summer sessions: Awakening Into Consciousness and Contagion: Infectious Agents and Emerging Diseases. Applicants who share the program’s commitment to the Hispanic and Latino communities are invited to apply.

Financial Aid: Program participants receive a full scholarship, which includes course tuition, housing and dining, Student Life Fee, and the cost of travel to and from campus.

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