Class of 2020

COOLIDGE PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018-19
 
The "Coolidge" is among America's most generous: a full-ride scholarship for four years of undergraduate study that can be used at any accredited U.S. college or university. It also includes partial scholarships for the top 100 applicants and for the finalists.
 
Any high school junior who plans to enroll in college in the all of 2020 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible.
 
See the full details in the attached pdf documents, and find the application online at https://coolidgescholars.org/
 
All applications must be completed online and submitted by 5:00pm EST, January 23, 2019
 
Useful Documents for Juniors
 
The following documents are available to help plan senior year and beyond!
 
1. College Visit Form (required for each visit)
2. Transcript Request Form (required when you complete college applications)
3. The Graduation Plan (information to check your progress toward graduation)
4. Essential Websites to research careers, colleges, scholarship and college entrance exams.
 
KNOW YOUR FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS FOR TEXAS STUDENTS
 
SEE THE LENDEDU ARTICLE IN THE LINK BELOW: 
 
 
 
 
THE HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND 2018-19
SUMMER PROGRAM FOR  CURRENT JUNIORS
Young Leaders Summit (YLS)      
Applications now open to high school juniors from all backgrounds!          
 
The Young Leaders Summit, presented by the Youth Leadership Consortium (YLC), is a free, four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference at the University of Chicago for a diverse cohort of 200 low-income high school juniors from all ethnic backgrounds, selected through a competitive application process. It is designed to give these young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.
 
The Youth Leadership Consortium is a partnership, led by HSF, of organizations brought together by the mission to provide students and families of all backgrounds and ethnicities with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education.
 
The deadline to refer students for YLS is Thursday, February 28, 2019.
The deadline for students to apply is Friday, March 8, 2019 at 1:00pm PST.
 
Visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page, our website, or Contact Us for more information.

Location and Date:
  • August 8–11, 2019 – University of Chicago
Eligibility:
  • Current high school junior (Class of 2020)
  • Students from all ethnic backgrounds are welcome to apply
  • Low income, as defined by Pell eligibility (more details are included in the application)
  • 3.0 GPA or above, on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent based on your school scale
  • Currently attend high school in the United States or a US territory
  • Plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university after high school graduation     
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Is there a cost to attend YLS?
  • No, it is FREE to apply and participate (room and dining covered by YLS)
  • Round-trip transportation to Chicago will be provided for students that request financial assistance within the application
  • How can students apply?
  • Go to the YLC website and create a profile as a “Student”
  • View “YLS 2019 Student Application” on their Dashboard
 
 
HSF’s Youth Leadership Institute (YLI)
 
Applications now open to Latino high school juniors!
                                                                                                                            
Please note that the YLI and YLS (above) are different programs. Some students might be eligible to apply to both programs, but can only attend one.
 
The Youth Leadership Institute is a free, four-day, overnight, college empowerment conference for Latino high school juniors held at two top universities across the US. This highly selective program is designed to give young Latino leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success.
 
More details are below, and you can also visit the YLI web page or Contact Us.
 
The deadline to refer students for YLI is Thursday, January 17, 2019.
The deadline for students to apply is Friday, January 25, 2019 at 1:00pm PST.

Students can apply to ONE of the following locations and dates:
  • June 20-23, 2019 – University of Chicago
  • July 25-28, 2019 –  University of Southern California
Eligibility: 
  • Current high school junior (Class of 2020)
  • Identify as being of Hispanic heritage
  • Latino students from all socioeconomic backgrounds are welcome to apply
  • 3.0 GPA or above, on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent based on your school scale
  • Currently attend high school in the United States or US territory
  • Plan to enroll full-time in a four-year degree program at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college/university after high school graduation
Is there a cost to attend YLI?
  • No, it is FREE to apply and participate. HSF covers food and housing on campus.
  • HSF will be able to provide round-trip transportation to the YLI location for students who request financial assistance within the application (to be reviewed on a case by case basis)
How can students apply?
  • Go to hsf.net and Create a MyHSF Profile as a “Student”
  • View the “YLI 2019 Student Application” on their Dashboard
 
 
 

 

Gettysburg College - Summer 2019

 

GC is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, history, creative writing, piano, or information technology. Please find information to share with your students about our academic camps below: 

 

  • Camp Psych - Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
  • Sunderman Piano Institute - Pianists 12-17 years old who desire to improve their performance skills, collaborate with other pianists, and dive deeply into related music subjects of their choice. Pianists will have opportunities to perform in daily studio class, and the final Friday concert will showcase pianists in both solo and ensemble works.
  • Writing Camp - Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
  • 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp - Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer. After learning the fundamentals, they will practice designing objects.
  • Coding for Robotics & Electronics Camp - Students will gain hands-on experiences in coding, wiring, hardware, and building robots through the open source software known as Arduino. Throughout this camp, campers will learn basic electrical engineering, the physics behind electricity, and how to think like a scientist.
  • Civil War Institute Summer Conference - The High School Student Scholarship component of Gettysburg College's annual Civil War Institute summer conference provides high school students an opportunity to explore the history of the Civil War era on the site of the war's most decisive battle.