Lott Leadership Institute at the University of Mississippi
The Lott Leadership Institute at the University of Mississippi is pleased to announce that the Lott Leadership Institute for High School Students is now taking nominations for the two 2018 sessions. A total of 40 (20 per session) outstanding rising seniors (current juniors) will be invited to the University of Mississippi campus to participate in this program promoting leadership and public policy. This opportunity is designed for students who show an aptitude for, and interest in, public service. Applicants will be ranked and selected based on demonstrated interest in public service, leadership, concern for others, and academic achievements.
Selected students will earn six hours of college credit while participating in discussion groups, panels, and debates on issues confronting leaders of the 21st century. Participants will also travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in discussions with state and national leaders. All participants in the program will receive a scholarship that will cover tuition on the 6 hours of college credit, housing, a campus meal plan, travel costs, housing in D.C., and a meal per diem for the D.C. trip. The cost to the student will be a $100 registration fee, $500 program fee, and the cost of textbooks, weekend meals, snacks, and spending money. Students are encouraged to fundraise the money for the program. Cost should not prevent a student from applying!
Students must exhibit leadership ability in your school, an interest in public policy and must meet the entrance requirements to Ole Miss outlined in the attached brochure. Nominations this year will be accepted online through the Lott Leadership for High School Students website. Please see your school counselor to complete the nomination form. Shortly after nominations are submitted, students will receive an email with information about how to complete the application.
The deadline for receiving nominations is December 15, 2017. Completed applications must be received in our office by January 15, 2018. If you have questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out via email at email@example.com,
You may apply anytime, because we accept students year-round. Your first step is to complete the application process. You will choose your best time to participate in orientation and first class meeting, and complete the month long UAEC 200 College Readiness Course.
After you are admitted to UA Early College, you begin your college studies with the UAEC 200 College Readiness Course. You and your parents participate in an orientation session - your first class meeting of UAEC 200 - either on campus, online, or at a facility in your local area. Then, you complete the remainder of UAEC 200 online during the 3-4 weeks following your orientation session.
After you successfully pass the UAEC 200 College Readiness Course, you are eligible to enroll in University of Alabama academic online courses. You can find the online course list here. Or, you may choose to take courses on campus at The University of Alabama by commuting to campus or participating in the Summer On Campus experience.
You can apply to UA Early College anytime during your sophomore, junior or senior year of high school if you have a 3.0 or higher GPA,* cumulative from the 9th grade.
*High school grade point average must be at least 3.0 on a 4 point scale, or the equivalent, cumulative from the 9th grade.
Marines Semper Fidelis All-American Program
The Semper Fidelis All-American Program is a new honorary high school program that recognizes high school juniors from across the country who excel academically, athletically and within their communities. Selected students will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. to attend the Battles Won Academy with a mentor of their choice, in July 2018.
The program provides the exclusive opportunity for these like-minded student athletes to win a scholarship, tour the nation’s capital, hear from industry professionals, visit the Marine Corps base in Quantico and network with one another. In addition, being honored as a Semper Fidelis All-American is a great resume builder and will get acknowledged amongst colleges.
During the Inaugural Battles Won Academy, students participated in the Fit Olympics at Under Armour’s World Headquarters, received a private tour at the Marine Corps base in Quantico, VA, had a scavenger hunt throughout the National Mall and attended a Baltimore Oriole’s game where they had a meet-and-greet with Cal Ripken Jr. They also heard from guest speakers such as Christian McCaffrey of the Carolina Panthers, Carli Lloyd of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, World Champion Wrestler Adeline Gray, in addition to our banquet host, Sage Steele of ESPN.
Student athletes who fit the description of a Semper Fidelis All-American can complete their application at https://sfaap.marines.com/Students can nominate themselves or be nominated for this prestigious honor. Please note the application is only a single page and should take no longer than 10-15 minutes to complete. There is no limit on the number of students that can apply or be nominated.
To learn more about the Semper Fidelis All-American Program, please check out the social media platforms where you’ll find videos and photos from the Inaugural Battles Won Academy.
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine Summer VetCamp
VetCAMP 2018, which is scheduled for June 17-23, 2018 is a program offered to rising high school juniors and seniors and rising college freshmen to evaluate their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, provide mentorship and help them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path. It’s a great experience and the students have a lot of fun while also learning about the profession.
The application for VetCAMP 2018 will be available at (http://vet.uga.edu/academic/vetcamp) beginning on December 1. The deadline for all application materials is January 26, 2018.
The cost of attending the program is $900 and covers lodging, meals, instruction and social activities. Financial assistance is available to students with demonstrated need. For more information regarding scholarship opportunities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies and the arts.
Top-tier faculty guide, inspire and empower students through immersive programs that connect academic experience with real-world practice.
The summer programs are intensive and exciting, allowing students to experience the academic rigors of learning in a college environment. They are academically-challenging courses that integrate lectures and seminars with exploration of area organizations.
Pre-College also offers a transformative introduction to college life. Students develop confidence in their ability to become part of a new community, participating in recreational and social activities while making friends with peers from around the world.
Cornell's Summer College
Cornell's Summer College is one of the nation's longest running and most highly regarded precollege academic programs. It brings more than 1,500 academically talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from around the world to the Cornell campus in Ithaca, New York, each summer for three- and six-week programs.
Summer College students have the unparalleled opportunity to:
This summer, programs will be offered between June 23 and August 7 in a wide variety of subjects, ranging from architecture, business, hospitality, and engineering to international relations, science, social change, and veterinary medicine—and many more.
For more information, please visit: https://www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/
The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Summer Program
The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine is currently accepting applications for the 2017 Veterinary Summer Experience Program. Since its establishment in 1993, this program has been successful, in large part, due to the efforts of veterinarians and school counselors who help us identify potential applicants. Your assistance is especially needed as we wish to recruit students from various ethnic, cultural, and social backgrounds. The program seeks to provide worthwhile opportunities for students interested in veterinary medicine while simultaneously generating a pool of potential veterinary students. To this end, the program has been designed to provide valuable educational experiences and acquaint students with all facets of our exciting profession. Students will work in local veterinary practices for five weeks and then spend one week in Knoxville as guests of the veterinary college. While here, they will be involved in various educational programs including lectures, laboratories, and clinical rotations. For the entire program, the student interns will be employees of The University of Tennessee and will be covered by the University’s policies, liability coverage, and worker’s compensation program.
To apply, a student must:
No exceptions will be made to the eligibility requirements listed above. Students not meeting all of the stated requirements should not apply. All applicants must submit an application, an official high school transcript, and three reference letters. Applications must be electronically submitted by 11:59 p.m. on March 9, 2018. Supplemental materials must be postmarked by March 10, 2018. All applicants will be notified of their status via email on or before April 30, 2018.
Pre-College summer programs will be offered through the Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN. TCE will host TWO summer engineering programs for rising tenth and twelfth grade students during the summer of 2018. Each program is a one-week residential program for rising high school students. All students are encouraged to apply. For program information, dates, and deadlines; see the enclosed TCE Summer Program Flyer 2018.
High School Introduction to Engineering Systems for Twelfth Graders (HITES12) = Rising twelfth grade students live within a residence hall on campus, engage in hands-on engineering fundamentals activities, college life sessions, compete in engineering challenges, and tour an engineering industrial plant. Throughout the program, students team with each other to apply what was learned and work on an engineering design project. All applicants must have a minimum ACT math score of 25 (SAT math score of 590). The deadline for this program is Friday, April 13, 2018.
TCE's mission is to provide students who show an interest in engineering studies an early exposure to, and preparation for, scientific study and research. Hands-on activities will spark an interest in the world of engineering and allow students to explore career opportunities. Throughout the program, participants will be challenged to apply what they have learned in engineering competitions. All applications must be received by their deadlines. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.engr.utk.edu/diversity/pre-college/.