Hawaii Undergraduate Initiative at UH Manoa
The Hawaii Undergraduate Initiative (HUI) is a program for incoming freshmen committed to attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Fall 2019. HUI strives to develop college students with a capacity for leadership. Through summer academic coursework, workshops, speakers, co-curricular activities and mentorship opportunities, HUI will prepare incoming UHM freshmen to become confident leaders on campus, in their community, and in their profession. This year’s program will take place from July 1 – August 9. Summer tuition, fees, and books are paid for by the HUI program. The HUI 2019 Application Form is now available and can be accessed at https://goo.gl/forms/jtU81GexZ8EkcPFw2. The deadline to apply is April 26, 2019 by 11:59pm.
The ‘IKE Summer Bridge Program is a program for Native Hawaiian students and other underrepresented minorities in STEM who are interested in engineering. Only 10 students will be selected for the program and will receive free tuition for calculus and SCI 295 (4 credits total). Applications are available in the CCC. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2019.
Hawaii AgDiscovery Program
Hawaii AgDiscovery is a great opportunity for high school students in grades 9, 10, and 11 who are interested in agricultural science and related careers. If selected, students have an amazing experience planned for them: staying at the UH Manoa Campus and exploring agriculture through hands-on activities throughout Oahu Island. Hawaii AgDiscovery curriculum includes plant science, horticulture, entomology, wildlife sciences, veterinary sciences, traditional agriculture, dog detection, and more. The AgDiscovery Program 2019 online application is now open at www.aphis.usda.gov/agdiscovery.
Yale Young Global Scholars Program
Each summer, Yale offers highly selective, two-week academic and leadership experiences for exceptional high school students. The Yale Young Global Scholarship Program (YYGS) is now in its 18th year, and draws together a diverse group of students from all over the world to learn from Yale faculty and analyze key ideas ranging from international security to biomedical engineering. In 2019, YYGS plans to offer ten residential summer sessions on Yale’s campus in New Haven as well as a summer session at the Yale Center Beijing in China. Current 10th and 11th grade students are eligible to apply to the sessions at Yale. Visit https://globalscholars.yale.edu/ for more information and to apply. Applications are due February 6, 2019. Additionally, need-based financial aid is offered for qualified students.
USC Bovard Scholars
The University of Southern California is pleased to announce that the student application for USC Bovard Scholars, a program which aims to help high-achieving high school rising seniors with financial need gain admission to and succeed at the nation’s top universities. USC Bovard Scholars receive admission and financial aid guidance, comprehensive test preparation, personalized career exploration and leadership development opportunities. The program includes an intensive, three-week residential experience during the summer on the USC campus and personal coaching throughout the college application and decision-making process, all at no cost to the student. Students engage with guest speakers, industry experts, career specialists and recent college graduates to define their personal pathway to college and beyond. The summer program is set to run July 14 – August 3, 2019. During their senior year, Scholars will work with their coaches to receive support and feedback as questions arise. The program application is now open. All interested and eligible high school juniors are encouraged to apply. Space is limited. For more information, visit https://usc-bovardscholars.smapply.org/prog/bovardscholars/. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019 at 5:00pm PST.
Duke Summer Session
Duke Summer Session applications are now open! Through participating in one of their three transformative summer programs at Duke University, students will experience their commitment to academic excellence and personal growth as they challenge themselves, connect with new people, and create lasting memories over the course of the summer. All the while, students will be enhancing their college application and laying the foundation for future success at elite universities. For more information and to apply, visit https://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students.
California College of the Arts Pre-College Summer 2019
The San Francisco Bay Area is an inspiring place to study art, design, architecture, and creative writing. The Pre-College Program is held on CCA’s beautiful Oakland Campus. Eligible students are currently in their Sophomore, Junior, or Senior years of high school. For more information and an application, please visit www.cca.edu/precollege. The priority deadline for on-campus housing, need-based, and merit scholarships is March 15, 2019.