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*********************JUNIORS**********************



Georgia Tech FUTURES
-

June

7, 2013

Prospective female students are invited to
campus to participate in


Futures, an all day open house program specifically designed
to introduce
rising high school junior and senior women
to the opportunities
available at Georgia Tech. For more information visit:

http://admission.gatech.edu/visit/futures





Cornell
University’s College of Engineering

offers two programs for rising seniors
(Class of 2014).
The Engineering Diversity Hosting Weekend (EDHW)

and
The
Women in Engineering Program (WIE)
, take place
September 26


28, 2013

and will
provide students with an i
nside view into life as a Cornell Engineer. Requirements
include having shown strong aptitude in the following academic areas: calculus, physics,
chemistry, biology, and computer science.
Funding is available for students who may
need support with travel e
xpenses to/from the program(s).

To be considered for
the program(s), the following information should be received in their office by the
July 15, 2013

deadline:

Completed application, which includes a complete junior year transcript
:


Fall Engineering Dive
rsity Hosting Weekend:


www.engineering.cornell.edu/falldhw

Fall Women in Enginee
ring Program:


www.engineering.cornell.edu/wieprogram




JUNIORS!!!

If you are interested in more information or wish to apply for the
Senate
Page Summer program
through Senator Shelby’s office, please see Mrs. Roberts. You
must be an Alabama resident, a high school junior, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be 16
or 17 years of
age. Summer Page eligibility is limited to students who have completed
the sophomore year and have not begun the senior year of high school.




JUNIORS!!!

Auburn University has created two programs to increase diversity


The
College Preparation Summer Acade
my (AUCPSA) and The Native American Summer
Academy (AUNASA) to be held this summer on the campus of Auburn University.
Both programs are geared towards eleventh graders with a focus of academic college
preparation and campus life experiences. Applications
available from scholarship file
and also online at
www.auburn.edu/diversity/aucpsa

or
www.auburn.edu/diversity/aunasa





JUNIORS!!!


If you are pla
nning to apply to selective colleges next year it is time
to begin preparing your Senior Packet for Mrs. Roberts.

To access the Senior
Packet: Go to BJHS Moodle site to BJHS “Counseling” to College Advising. Use
key word: counseling.




JUNIORS!!!

The
Common Application organization

has released next year’s essay
prompts.

Students planning to apply to selective colleges next year can get started
(or at least work on them in June) on at least one of their valid essays. Information
available at:
https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/Docs/DownloadForms/2013/EssayAnnounce
mentFinal.pdf






*********************SOPHOMORES
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SOPHOMORES!!!

If you are interested in more information or wish to apply for the
US

Senate Page program

through Senator Shelby’s office which includes both the
Senate Page School and the Summer Page program, please see Mrs. Roberts. You must
be an Alabama
resident, a high school junior, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be 16 or 17
years of age. Summer Page eligibility is limited to students who have completed the
sophomore year and have not begun the senior year of high school.


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Frances L. Swoope Scholarship

awarded by the Mizpah Chapter No. 37 Order of
Eastern Star in the amount of $1,000. Requirements include: 2.8 GPA, ACT 20 or

SAT 1000, and one recommendation from
a current member of a Prince Hall

Affiliated (PHA) Order of Easter Star Chapter or Masonic Lodge.. The scholarship is
open to a qualified graduating
high school senior

(male or female) in the Huntsville
City, Madison City or Madison County School Systems w
ho is graduating in May, 2013.
Only one scholarship will be awarded
.
Deadline of
June 3, 2013.
Application with
complete details available from scholarship file.



EXTEND THE DREAM SCHOLARSHIP

awarded by The Southern Association for
College Admission Counseling. Multiple scholarships awarded in the amount of $1,000.
Requirements include financial need, academic achievement (2.75 GPA) and community
service. Application available in Scholarship f
ile. Deadline of Friday, May 24. For
questions, contact Joyce Mai, SACAC Grants Chair, at
joyce_mai@ncsu.edu





Summer Programs




FREE
Auburn University 2013 Computer Science For All Girls (CS4ALL
-
G) Camps
For
Girls In Grades 6
-
12

-

Girls with disabilities and underserved are strongly
encouraged to apply.
Since 2005, the Robo Camp K12 outreach program has served
over 600 children from the Auburn community and surrounding areas. The purpose of
the summer 2013 CS4
ALL
-
G Camps is to foster interest in Computer Science among
middle and high schools girls (including those with special needs) by providing an
engaging and active programming development experience using CS Unplugged (CSU)
kinesthetic activities (
http://csunplugged.org/
) and Microsoft Kodu
(
http://www.kodugamelab.com/
) to teach basic computer programming skills in a fun
environment. Prior computing ex
perience is NOT required but we are looking for
participants with interest in computing. The 2013
CS4ALL
-
G residential Camps

will
be held
on
July 14


17

and
July 21
-
24

from
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

in the
Shelby Technology Center Lab 2205 & 2210 and the Edu
cational and Assistive
Technologies Lab, Shelby Technology Center Lab 2114.


There is no fee for this
program, but enrollment is limited to 15 (fifteen) students for each camp.


CS4ALL
-
G Camps

are part of a study that looks at different ways to attract gir
ls to
computing careers.


Each girls and a parent will need to sign a consent form to
participate.


More information and the registration documents are available here:
http://cs4allg.eng.auburn.edu

Acceptance into this program is dependent upon
completion of the Program Registration Forms:


To register for CS4ALL
-
G residential Camp 1,

July 14


17

click

here
:
http://goo.gl/GVnnd

To register for
CS4ALL
-
G residential Camp 2,

July 21
-
24

click here:
http://goo.gl/6brhm

For general questions about the program, contact Dr. Daniela Marghitu
(
Da
niela.Marghitu@auburn.edu
)




The New England Center for Investigative Reporting, based at Boston
University's College of Communication
, is again offering a unique
Investigative
Journalism Workshop

in July 2013. The two
-
week workshop will give participants
hands
-
on training in investigative reporting and the chance

to work on investigative
stories that could be published. Students will spend two weeks on the BU campus
participating in investigative reporting seminars led by university faculty and award
-
winning local and national journalists. The application deadline

is
June 30, 2013
.



Mississippi State University School of Architecture Design Discovery Summer
Program

June 7
-
14 Application deadline of June 1. To apply:
www.caad.msstate.edu/designdiscovery




Ala
bama Lions High School Leadership Forum
June 21
-
23, 2013 The ALHSLF goals
are to give high school students of Alabama an opportunity to strengthen their
leadership, organization and service skills, to build relationships, and to network with
other leaders,

both youth and adult, from across the state. To encourage, motivate
and empower youth to return to their communities as advocates for positive change
and service through understanding and action based on effective, ethical and
compassionate leadership.

For students who will be entering the 10th grade through
12th grade (under 19 years of age). Forum website with all the information on it is at:
http://alhslf.org/

Applications available from scholarship file
.





AUBURN UNIVERSITY’S REAL Cents REAL Change
Residential Summer Camp for
teens (ages 13
-
18).


This initiative is a joint venture between Auburn University’s
College of Human Sciences’ Cary Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy and
Nonprofit Studies
and the Office of Professional and Continuing Education.

Through
REAL Cents REAL Change
, we seek to educate, enable and empower teens to develop
their full leadership potential, achieve independence as financial decision makers and
donors, and serve as phi
lanthropic and nonprofit leaders.


In
REAL Cents REAL
Change
, teens will engage in a multitude of activities, interact with a diverse array of
speakers, faculty and professional staff, while staying on Auburn University’s
beautiful campus.
REAL Cents REAL
Change

Residential Summer Camp will take place
from June 16
-
21, 2013
.


For additional details please visit:


www.auburn.edu/realcentsrealchange
.





AUBURN UNIVERSITY’S SUMMER EXPERIENCE A
CADEMIC CAMPS 2013

A
complete listing of programs and their web

pages can be seen at:
http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/opce/summerexperience/




The University of Alabama
Continuing Studies Summer Programs In Huntsville For
9
th

-
12
th

graders.
Study Skills; Speed Reading; Love of Reading. For information call:
1
-
800
-
979
-
9151



Texas Musical Theatre Workshop

is the preeminent musical theatre intensive in the
Lone Star State off
ering high school students direct access to top Broadway
professionals
and

university faculty.

June 9
-

29, 2013

on

the world
-
class University
of Texas at Austin campus.

For more information visit
http://www.texasmusicaltheatreworkshop.com/?utm_source=Moo+Welcome+Email&ut
m_campaign=not+too+late&utm_medium=email




Middlebury College's The

Academy

for immersive language education
. Students
engage in 4 weeks of full
-
immersion learning and take part in creative projects, sports
and live performances. For more information:
www.MMLA/MIDDLEBURY.EDU

ww



Alabama Lions High School Leadership F
orum
June 21
-
23, 2013 The ALHSLF goals
are to give high school students of Alabama an opportunity to strengthen their
leadership, organization and service skills, to build relationships, and to network with
other leaders, both youth and adult, from across
the state. To encourage, motivate
and empower youth to return to their communities as advocates for positive change
and service through understanding and action based on effective, ethical and
compassionate leadership.

For students who will be entering the

10th grade through
12th grade (under 19 years of age). Forum website with all the information on it is at:
http://alhslf.org/

Applications available from scholarship file.




For information about the
Brown
Leadership Institute Summer 2013

for socially
responsible leadership for HS students visit
www.brown.edu/summer




JUNIORS!!!

Auburn University has created two programs to increase diversity


The
College Preparation Summer Academy (AUCPSA) and The Native American Summer
Academy (AUNASA) to be held this summer on the campus of Auburn University.
Both programs are geared towards
eleventh graders with a focus of academic college
preparation and campus life experiences. Applications available from scholarship file
and also online at
www.auburn.edu/diversity/aucpsa

or
www.auburn.edu/diversity/aunasa




2013 Pre
-
College Programs at UCLA
sponsored by New World Emerge. Call today
to learn how to apply 1
-
855
-
812
-
8219 or visit
www.newworldsemerge.org




Georgetown University’s Summer Programs for HS Students
Information available
at
www.summer.georgetown.edu

Priority application deadline: April 15



Boston University Summer Term for H
S Students
Programs in HS Honors, Research
Internship in Science & Engineering, Summer Challenge and Summer Preview for
details visit:
www.bu.edu/summer/highschool




YALE YOUNG GLOBAL SCHOLARS SUMMER PROGRAM
for details and to apply
visit:
global.scholars@yale.edu



STANFORD SUMMER PROGRAMS
FOR HS STUDENTS apply at
www.summer.stanford.edu





The University of Alabama 2013 Capstone Business Leadership Academy Summer
Program

for Academically Excellent HS Students June 17
-
26 and July 8
-
17. For more
information and to apply:
www.
cba.ua.edu/cbla




Washington University in St. Louis High School Summer Experiences 2013

Information at
www.summerexperiences.wustl.edu




Summer Institutes at Drexel University

For a complete list of programs, dates, and
application instructions, please visit

http://www.drexel.edu/undergrad/summer/




STUDY BUSINESS! Junior Executive Institute at the Kelley School of Business

at Indiana University

Pre
-
College Summer Program
FREE
, but provide own
transportation to Indiana University. For rising HS sophomores or juniors with 3.0
GPA from historically underrepresented groups. Program dates: June 9
-
14 or June 16
-
21. Applications a
vailable from:
www.kelley.iu.edu/ugrad/precollege/jei.cfm




The College of William & Mary Pre
-
Collegiate Summer Program in Early American
History
for HS rising juniors, rising seniors and gr
aduating seniors. Students earn 4
hours of college credit. Session dates: June 23
-
July 13 and July 14
-
August 3.
Additional information and registration at
www.wm.edu/niahd




2013 Emory Pre
-
College Program
for HS Sopho
more/Juniors now accepting
applications at
www.precollege.emory.edu




Junior State of America (JSA)

Pre
-
College Summer School

for high achieving
students. For more information go to:
http://jsa.org/summer
-
programs/summer
-
school/

See Mrs. Roberts if you are interested in a nomination.



California College of the Arts 27
th

annual Pre
-
College Program
June 24
-
July 19.
Opportunity t
o study art, architecture, design or creative writing in an intensive art
school setting while earning 3 college credits. More details and apply at
www.CCA.EDU/PRECOLLEGE




Institute for Educational Advancement
pre
-
college experiences for summer 2013.
Visit
www.educationaladvancement.org

for complete information.



Yale Young Global Scholars Program

for Outstanding High School Students

Two
intensive summer
programs: Politics, Law, and Economics Program
-

July 13
-

26, 2013
,
Studies in Grand Strategy Program
-

August 3
-

16, 2013
.
Applications from current
sophomores and juniors are now being accepted. First deadline is March 1, 2013.
Financial aid is availab
le.

For details, please visit:
http://globalscholars.yale.edu




Amedisys Hospice Services is seeking student volunteers

looking for something
meaningful to fulfill their sum
mer. Three types of volunteer opportunities are
available: direct care, indirect care and bereavement. To find out more please contact
the Volunteer Coordinator, Betty Haney at 256
-
881
-
1433, training is provided




Junior State of America Summer Program

Part
ial scholarships are available, you
must be nominated to attend. For more information about this opportunity please visit
www.jsa.org

and see Mrs. Roberts for a nomination if interested.



Naval Academy Summer Seminar
The Naval Academy Summer Seminar is a fast
-
paced, six
-
day experience for high achievers are currently in their junior year in high
school. Summer Seminar teaches you about life at the Naval Academy, where
academics, athletics, and professional training pla
y equally important roles in
developing our nation's leaders. Three sessions available


June 1
-
6, June 8
-
13 and
June 15
-
20. For more information and application please visit
www.usna.edu/admissions/nass




Naval Academy Summer Stem Program
The Naval Academy Summer STEM (Science,
Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Program is a week
-
long, overnight camp at
USNA each June. It is available to students who are currently in the 7th
-
10th grades.
Three sessions

available in June, based on grade level. For more information and
application please visit
www.usna.edu/admissions/stem




Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre
-
College Programs
Advanced Placement/Early
Admission Fine Arts: Architecture/Art & Design/Drama/Music June 29
-
August 9,
2013 For more information:
www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre
-
college




Washington University in St. Loui
s HS Summer Experiences

for current
Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors. Visit
http://summerexperiences.wustl.edu

for more
information.



Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Pre
-
College: Rising Star

is a five week
residential program that awards college credit to rising HS seniors. Visit
www.scad.edu/summer

for more information, other opportunities and dates for 2013.


Opportunities & Contests



NCWIT Award fo
r Aspirations in Computing

recognizes young women at the high
-
school level for their computing
-
related achievements and interests. Winners are
recognized at an award event here in the community. All applicants will also be
considered for the National award
. By generating visibility for technical young women,
the
NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

encourages continued interest in
computing, increases awareness of the gender gap in computing and IT, and
emphasizes at a personal level the importance of w
omen's participation in computing.
Online applications must be submitted and endorsed by October 31, 2013. For
complete details and to apply visit:
www.ncwit.org/award



Cornell University’s College of
Engineering

offers two programs for rising seniors
(Class of 2014).
The Engineering Diversity Hosting Weekend (EDHW)

and
The
Women in Engineering Program (WIE)
, take place
September 26


28, 2013

and will
provide students with an inside view into life as
a Cornell Engineer. Requirements
include having shown strong aptitude in the following academic areas: calculus, physics,
chemistry, biology, and computer science.
Funding is available for students who may
need support with travel expenses to/from the prog
ram(s).

To be considered for
the program(s), the following information should be received in their office by the
July 15, 2013

deadline:

Completed application, which includes a complete junior year transcript
:


Fall Engineering Diversity Hosting Weekend:


www.engineering.cornell.edu/falldhw

Fall Women in Engineering Program:


www.engineering.cornell.edu/wieprogram




Louisiana Tech University College of Engineering and Science Cyber Discovery
program for HS students.
See Mr. Raper if you are interested in participating next
year.




Congress
-
Bundestag Youth Exchange


Live in Germany with a host family
and attend German
HS. For US citizens between the ages of 15 and 18 at
the start of the program, current HS student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
For more information:
www.usagermanyscholarship.org




The American Youth Lead
ership Program

offers opportunities for American high
students and educators to travel abroad on a three
-

to four
-
week
-
long exchange
program to gain first
-
hand knowledge of foreign cultures and to collaborate on solving
global issues. Several different org
anizations implement this program, and each has
organized an academic and experiential educational exchange focused on dialogue and
debate, leadership development, and community service. Recruitment areas and
application deadlines vary, so please check the

American Youth Leadership Program
website for more information
http://exchanges.state.gov/youth/programs/ylp/current
-
youth
-
leaderships
-
programs.html




BBY
O is launching BEYOND
, a gap year program in Israel for Jewish students. For
more information please visit
www.beyondy
ear.org




National Association for College Admissions Counseling

offers College prep, search,
application, payment and success information
-

student and parent resources available
at www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo



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students the power to decide who wins
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CollegeNET grants. The site is administered by CollegeNET, Inc., the web technology
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