Check out these opportunities for summer experiences. Some are free and others charge a fee. Most have scholarship applications if they do charge a fee.
Want to learn to row? Crew is a popular sport in Pacific Northwest colleges and could lead to a scholarship. LEARN TO ROW
The Oregon Youth Challenge Program is provides opportunities for personal growth, self improvement, and academic achievement among Oregon high school drop outs, teens no longer attending and those failing in school, through a highly structured non-traditional environment; integrating training, mentoring and diverse educational activities. OYCP
Volunteer for virtual opportunities at various sites — Become a Smithsonian Digital Volunteer. Help out with Habitat for humanity and other links to volunteer opportunities
SATURDAY ACADEMY ENGAGES YOUNG PEOPLE IN HANDS-ON, IN-DEPTH STEAM LEARNING BY CONNECTING THEM TO COMMUNITY EXPERTS AS EDUCATORS AND MENTORS. WE SPARK CURIOSITY!
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY PRE-COLLEGE PROGRAMS — Some free, some tuition. Scholarships available. Programs in design, AI, drama, academics, Computer Science. CMU is world renowned for their Computer Science majors.
Stevens Institute of Technology Virtual Summer Programs. Offering 11 different virtual programs in STEM fields. Info session on February 17th at 11:30 a.m. register here
Tufts University Summer Pre-College courses HERE
OSU Summer Veterinary Experience Camp The OSU Summer Veterinary Experience is an engaging experience for academically talented high school students interested in veterinary medicine. The 2021 Summer Veterinary Experience has been re-imagined to take place virtually. Additional details and registration information will be available in early March.
OSU Summer Chamber Music Workshop The Oregon State University Chamber Music Workshop is a summer program for advanced and intermediate string musicians, ages 10 through 23. The workshop takes place in the heart of the Willamette Valley, on the beautiful campuses of Oregon State University and Ashbrook Independent School in Corvallis. Participants benefit from expert coaching, sight reading clinics, supervised practice sessions, master classes, the opportunity to perform with small ensembles in formal and informal concerts and more.
Harvard Summer Programs for High School Students Challenge yourself in college-level academics. Meet new friends from around the world. Strengthen your college application. And, build important life skills that can make your future college experience a success.
QUESTBRIDGE National Scholarship Program with a summer college prep scholarship for eligible juniors. DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MARCH 24.
A full scholarship to a college summer program hosted by Yale, Emory, UChicago, and more.
- Quest for Excellence Awards, such as $1,000 for a new laptop or other resources to help the student enhance their college application.
- Exclusive access to a QuestBridge National College Admissions Conference — an invite-only, online event featuring workshops and a college fair with our college partners.
- Personalized college essay feedback.
- Campus visits or other opportunities from QuestBridge college partners.
- Specialized guidance and resources for the college application process.
- Peer-to-peer support in an online community.
The UW Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery Summer Student Program provides “Bench to Bedside” exposure in the field of neurosciences.
Established in 2008 by Richard G. Ellenbogen, M.D., Professor and Chair of the UW Department of Neurological Surgery, the program provides students seeking summer lab placements the opportunity to explore basic and clinical neurosciences.
Our hope is that students will be so excited by their work that they will desire to pursue an academic career in research and/or medicine.