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 Academic Opportunities: 

Auburn University invites you to their annual Engineering Day, hosted by the College of Engineering. The annual open house, held February 22, 2019, will give you a chance to learn more about their campus, programs, and the incredible opportunities Auburn's Samuel Ginn College of Engineering offers. Seventh through twelfth graders have opportunities to chat one-on-one with students and faculty, experience interactive exhibits, and visit classes and labs, including the new Shelby Center for Engineering Technology. You can also explore the beautiful Auburn campus, and learn about admissions, scholarships, financial aid and residence life. For more information about E-Day visit www.eng.auburn.edu/e-day.

Summer Opportunities: 

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine is now accepting applications to VetCAMP 2019, which is scheduled for June 16-22, 2019. Eligible students must be in 10th-12th grades and interested in the veterinary profession. The applications is now available at http://vet.uga.edu/academic/vetcamp, and the deadline for submission of all materials is January 25, 2019.

The McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University is offering a one week Bulldog Pharmacy Camp this summer for high school students that are interested in investigating a career as a pharmacist. Students will experience hands-on learning about health careers in pharmacy, participate in tours of local health care facilities and local pharmacies, and participate in the science lab. The application deadline is February 1, 2019. Space is limited so students are encouraged to apply early. More information can be found atpharmacycamp@samford.edu.

The Yale Young Global Scholars Program is offering seven residential summer sessions on Yale’s campus and in Beijing. Current 10th and 11th grade students are eligible to apply. Applications are due February 6, 2019.For more information and to apply visit their website at www.globalscholars.yale.edu.

The Oxbridge Academic Summer Study 2019 offers a variety of programs and locations for summer study. More information can be found at www.oxbridgeprograms.com.

The Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference is for rising sophomores through seniors who are passionate about creative writing and interested in working hard to advance their skills. “Write Here” will be held June 30-July 13th. Learn more and apply at sywc.sewanee.edu.

The National Youth Leadership Forum for Engineering introduces students to the field of engineering. Anyone interested can get more information at the following link: https://www.envisionexperience.com/. If you would like to be nominated and receive an informational packet, please let the counseling office know byJanuary 25, 2019.

*A more extensive list of Summer Opportunities is available on the counseling website.

 

Scholarships:

The Washington Crossing Foundation is pleased to offer a variety of national and regional college scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000. Students planning to attend one of the Military Academies or who have been awarded full four-year scholarships will be eligible for an award. Students do not apply for specific scholarships; an application is automatically considered in each category for which it qualifies. Applications will be accepted only at P. O. Box 503, Levittown, PA 19058-0503 as indicated in the instructions in the following pages. Please note that scholarship applications are to be POSTMARKED by January 15, 2019. For more information visit www.gwcf.org.

 

The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride, four-year, merit scholarship that may be used by recipients for undergraduate study at any accredited college or university in the United States. Any high school junior who plans on enrolling in college in the fall of 2020 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (unfortunately current high school seniors are not eligible to apply). Coolidge Scholars are selected based primarily on academic excellence. Secondary criteria include: an interest in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service. The Coolidge Foundation invites the top 100 applicants to participate in its Coolidge Senators Program, which includes an all-expenses-paid Summit Weekend in Washington, D.C and a one-time $1,000 scholarship. Applicants who make it to the finalist level, but do not ultimately win the full scholarship, receive a one- time finalist scholarship of $5,000. The scholarship application can be accessed on www.coolidgescholars.org/Please note the deadline is 5:00 PM EST, Wednesday, January 23, 2019. If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, the Coolidge Scholars Program can be reached by email at coolidgescholars@coolidgefoundation.org or by phone at (802) 672-3389 ext. 114.

 

eCO Credit Union, A.L. Bratcher” Scholarship will reward two high school seniors a $2,500 scholarships. For more information visit eCO’s website: https://www.ecocu.org/ Applications are due no later than March 15, 2019.