Scholarship Zone

Maryland State Senator Ulysses Currie’s

Senatorial Scholarship Application

2014 – 2015

Summer Enrichment

DC/Local Area · Out of the Area Free Microsoft Summer Camp for Girls Grades 10-12 (DigiGirlz High Tech Camps) This is a three to five day experience providing girls with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about. Two essays are required. Applications are available online at www.microsoft.com/about/diversity/programs/camps.mspx.

 

American University "Discover The World Of Communication" This American University summer program in association with Newseum and AFI offers high school students in grades 9 - 12 the opportunity to explore the world of communication through 19 noncredit classes that include such filmmaking, script writing and video production, directing and acting for the camera, photography, news writing and more.

 

City Year, Washington DC (Americorps) Graduating seniors who are not sure what they want to do after high school should consider applying for a paid community service position with City Year, Washington, DC., a group of 17-24 year olds committed to full-time service for ten months in the Washington, DC community. Benefits include: living stipend ($200 per week), health care coverage, free metro pass, and $4,725 educational scholarship. For more information email: www.cityyear.org or email: cmurphy@cityyear.org. or call: 202-776-7780, Amanda Seligman. Recruitment open houses will be held once a month at their headquarters: 918 U Street, NW, 2nd floor, Washington, DC 20001.

 

District Of Columbia National Guard Youth Leaders' Camp Enrollment for the District of Columbia Youth Leaders' Camp must be received by the beginning of June. Accepted students will be required to attend one of two pre-camp orientations in June. Applicants must be ages 13-15.

 

George Washington University Summer Scholars Program A six-week residential program for rising seniors giving them the opportunity to earn college credit, access university resources, and preview an authentic college experience. 10-day minicourses are offered to rising 10 th -12 th graders in Law & Evidence, Photojournalism, Election Politics and Biomedical Engineering. Call 202-242-6802

 

Georgetown University’s Summer College at Georgetown University Engaging courses that will help students advance their preparation for success in college. Courses include Summer College, College Prep Program, Law and Society, Journalism, Leadership and Ethics, Sports Industry Management, International Relations, and more. Students are admitted on a rolling basis; admission is competitive and early applications are encouraged. Limited partial tuition scholarships are available.

 

Georgetown University Pathways to Success Invites current sophomores and juniors who have a 3.5 GPA or higher and a genuine interest in science to their summer mini-semester in the health sciences. The program runs from Mid June to mid July. Students who enroll at the of their sophomore year are expected to return the following summer as a rising senior. Interested students should contact Joseph Riggs at 202-687-1309 or jar223@georgetown.edu.

 

George Washington University's Computer Science Summer Camp Courses in game development, animation, Java, and robotics. Sessions are held in July. No programming knowledge required. Middle school and high school students are invited to apply. Please visit our website at www.cs.gov/summercamp.

 

Maryland Summer Centers For Gifted And Talented Students The Maryland Summer Centers engage gifted and talented students entering grades 3-12 in unique summer programs at a number of locations across the state. Tuition varies for these one or two week residential and nonresidential programs with a focus on the arts, sciences, mathematics, technology, engineering, history, law and government, and creative writing. Financial assistance is available. Please visit www.maryland.org/MSDE/programs/giftedtalented/centers

 

UMBC Upward Bound Math And Science Summer Residential Program This federally funded program is designed to introduce high school students to mathematics and science careers. All expenses for field trips, meals, and housing for the six week summer program is paid for by the U.S. Government. Students must be in 9, 10, or 11th grades with minimum 3.0 GPA and be low-income or first-generation college status. www.umbc.edu/summer

 

University of Maryland, College Park: Women in Engineering, E2@UMD, rising juniors and seniors. www.wie.und.edu/precollege/ezamd.

 

University of Maryland, College Park: LIFT Summer Pre-college Program For students entering Gr. 10 - 12. For more information call 301-405-6785.

 

University of Maryland, College Park: LIFT Summer BRIDGE program For students entering college in the fall of 2013. For more information call 301-405-6785.

 

University of Maryland Science Immersion Program The Summer Science Immersion Program consists of one-week sessions available during the month of July from 9:00-4:00 daily. This program is for rising high school juniors or seniors who are interested in forensic science, biomedical science and animal behavior, and Physiology. Last year there were over 200 applicants for 100 slots and the average WGPA of students admitted to the program was 3.83. For more information call 301-404-3353. Required: essay, transcript and teacher recommendation.

 

University of Maryland: The Portz Scholars Summer Program A four day residential experience hosted by the Honors College athe Univ. of MD designed for academically serious-minded students who value and look forward to a college education. www.honors.umd.edu/portz.php. University of Maryland Young Scholars Program Targets rising juniors and seniors who have a strong academic record and a desire to excel to experience college life while earning three academic credits. 4 courses are offered for three weeks in month of July.

 

MICA Pre-College Studio Residency Summer Program The Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore invites high school students to participate in their summer program. Up to 40 full and partial Gelman Trust scholarships based on merit will be awarded to outstanding rising juniors and seniors who've been accepted into the summer program. For information about the program email cs@mica.edu.

 

Montgomery College “How to Succeed in College” For high school seniors who want to prepare for success at Montgomery College. This is a two-week orientation program earning one credit at MC. Visit

 

Montgomery County Youth Programs Offers enrichment programs for students in K-12. Visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/youth

 

Natural Resources Careers Conference This seven-day conference is designed for Maryland high school students interested in pursuing a career in forestry and natural resources. Students will learn about working in the field of natural resources, the education required and career options. The cost of the program is paid by the country Forestry Boards.

 

NIH Summer Research Program For High School Students Twenty-five students will be selected for the Summer Research Program for high school students interested in careers in the Biomedical sciences. Student will work eight weeks in the summer with an assigned advisor and receive a stipend based on grade level.

 

Recreation Department Summer Teen Volunteer Opportunities The Montgomery County Department of Recreation's Youth Services and Therapeutic Recreation Program is seeking teen volunteers who would like to train to become recreation leaders to provide assistance for the department's summer camp programs. Teens must be 14 years old by the start of the summer session and be able to commit for the entire session.

 

Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, Maryland Leadership Workshops Brings together accomplished student leaders and students with leadership potential from around the state of Maryland to network and develop the skills necessary to succeed in all facets of their lives.

 

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence For Hispanics Internship (2013) The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics seeks talented students to intern in Washingto, D.C. This is an unpaid internship. Interested students should visit their college and career center.  

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