Special Opportunities

Pre-College Student Opportunity to Design and Launch Experiments into Space with NASA

Free STEAM project based learning programing for educators and students 11-18 years of age.
Students will have the opportunity to design and compete to launch small experiments into space. Selected experiment will be launched in Virginia in late june 2020 and from a high-altitude scientific balloon from NASA’s Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility in New Mexico in late August. Cubes in Space designed this for learners and educators, and a full curriculum and activities are available to support diverse learners.
Application due March 6th, 2020.
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The Columbia University Science Honors Program

This program offers enrichment courses in science and mathematics on Saturday mornings throughout the school year. Applicants must now be in 11th, 10th, or 9th grade with strong interest and exceptional ability in science and mathematics.
The deadline for the SHP receipt of student online applications is February 28, 2020.
Official transcripts and online letters of recommendation must be received by the SHP no later than March 16, 2020. Admission decisions will be announced by June 19, 2020.
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Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Math and Science

Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science is a six-week residential experience that provides students from underrepresented communities who have interest in computer science, engineering and/or the natural sciences, with the opportunity to achieve skills in order to pursue and complete majors in STEM fields. There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend this program.
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Force For Good Film Festival 2020

Encourage students to submit an entry to the Force For Good Film Festival for the chance to receive a scholarship to Notre Dame's Summer Scholars program.

Created to inspire students to use their cell phones as creative tools, the film festival seeks submissions of short videos with positive messages from high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
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Grant Applications & Global Volunteer Month

Global Volunteer Month provides an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger, more vibrant communities and to take action that changes the world.

Global Volunteer Month recognizes the individuals and organizations that are taking action to make a difference in their communities and beyond. Join us in this celebration! Click here for more information
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Gettysburg College Summer Opportunities

Greetings from Gettysburg! Gettysburg College 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, or information technology. Click here to find more information.
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AIA New York and Center for Architecture H.S. Career Discovery Program

Want to learn more about architecture? The Center for Architecture and the American Institute of Architects NY Chapter are planning a career discovery program to introduce high school students to the field of architecture.
We would like to provide an opportunity for young people who may be curious about this field or have an interest in design to get an inside look into the profession, so they might consider it as a potential career path.
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