Summer Enrichment Opportunities (UPDATED: 3.17.2018)
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(NOTE: Programs in RED are not updated for 2018 as of 3.17.2018)
TypeState / CountryWebsite/LinkApplication ComponentsNotes/EligibilityProgram Dates Program Cost
XMarch 3/23/2018Northwestern UniversityCollege Bridge ProgramCollege Prep Illinois application, personal statement, recommendation form or letter, official high school transcriptCumulative 3.5 GPA minimum; earn college creditstarts June 25, 2018 - various course lengths FREE (does not include housing - students can commute to Evanston via CTA)
XMarch 3/23/2018Princeton UniversityPrinceton University Summer Journalism ProgramJournalismNew Jersey application
Teacher recommendation
Must send in copies of family tax forms
Minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5
Family income of less than $45,000
Aug 3-13FREE (including transportation)
XXMarch 3/23/2018Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute R2L NextGen ProgramPolitics, Leadership DC information, three short essays, a copy of your high school transcript, a personal recommendation, and a résumé.

No GPA minimum, must have interest in learning more about civic engagement and reside in Cook CountyJune 24-29, 2018 and July 15-20, 2018FREE
XXMarch 3/23/2018Rensselaer Polytechnic InstitutePREFACE ProgramSTEM: Engineering and TechNew York applicationJuly 8-July 21FREE (only need to pay health fee & personal expnses)
XXXMarch 3/25/2018AAJAAsian American Journalism CampLawMichigan, letter of recommendation, 2 essays, work samples (optional)all races/ethnicities can apply; must be citizen or permanent legal resident; (2018 program at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI)July 30-Aug 4FREE
XXMarch 3/26/2018University of ChicagoSummer Bridge for CPSVariety of subjects, including languages.
See website for more specific choices.
Chicago, IL application
Counselor Recommendation
Teacher Recommendation in the subject you want to study
2 short answer questions
2 essays
Interview w/parent
3.6 GPA minimum
95% attendance rate
3-5 weeks in the summerFREE
Discount Ventra cards available
XXMarch 3/28/2018Davidson CollegeJuly ExperienceCollege Prep North Carolina online, 300 word essay, transcript, high school profile (from couselor), counselor recommendation form, academic recommendation formFinancial aid available with separate applicationJuly 1 - 21, 2018$4,000 - Need based scholarship application available
XXXMarch 3/29/2018University of DaytonSummer Honors Engineering CampsSTEM: EngineeringOhio
$50 Deposit
Minimum GPA of 3.5
For Scholarships:
- Must receive free or reduced lunch
- Demonstrated academic performance in mathematics and science: High school transcript must be submitted by your high school guidance counselor.
- Desire to participate: Personal statement (1-3 paragraphs) on why you want to attend camp.
- Recommendation of teacher or counselor.
July 8 - 13, 2018
$700 (scholarships available!)
XMarch 3/29/2018University DaytonMinority Enginering and Technology for MenSTEM: EngineeringOhio
$50 Deposit
Minority high school men who will be seniors in the fall. You must be a U.S. citizen and enrolled in a college-preparatory program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.June 17 -June 23, 2018$200
XXXMarch 3/29/2018University of DaytonWomen in EngineeringSTEM: EngineeringOhio onlineFemale students only; Scholarships availableJune 24 -29, 2018$700 (NOT including transportation)
XMarch 3/30/2018Indiana UniversityYoung Women's InstituteBusinessIndiana app
3 short-answer essays
Recommendation letter on official letterhead
3.5 GPA, Women; extra curricular resume and letters of rec help with selection2018 Dates: Session 1: June 10-13; Session 2: June 13-16; Session 3: June 17-20; Session 4: June 20-23FREE - Travel not included
XXMarch 3/30/2018UICWomen in Engineering Summer Program (WIESP)STEM: EngineeringIllinois app, teacher evaluation, transcript3.2 GPA or higher
Grades of As and Bs in math and science classes
July 2-July 27, 2018 (M-F 10am-3pm)FREE (non-residential, must commute)
XXXMarch 3/31/2018DePaul UniversityCollege ConnectCollege PrepChicago, IL application online or on paper
500 words or less (Why are you a good fit for the College Connect program?)
Official Transcript
Letter of Recommendation
2.5 GPA or higher
Strong attendance record
Preference for Honors & AP coursework
4 Choices:
- Science of Violence
- Black & Brown Perspectives on Education and Policing
- Poster Art & Activism
- Voices of the Marginalize
June 27 - July 29, 2016FREE (NOT including transportation)
XMarch 3/31/2018Indiana UniversityPre-College Academy (Balfour Scholars)College Prep Indiana app
3 short-answer essays
Recommendation letter on official letterhead
2.7 GPA; African American, Latinx, and/or Native American
Sunday, July 8 through Saturday, July 14, 2018.FREE - Travel not included
XMarch 3/31/2018United States Military Academy (Westpoint)West Point Summer Leaders ExperienceService Academy - STEMNew York"Candidate Questionnaire" is Part 1; also must complete Part 2 Junior, U.S. Citizen, must have valid test scores Session 2: 9- 15 June 2017$400
XMarch 3/31/2018United States Naval AcademySummer SeminarService Academy - STEMMaryland application, activities, academic history, personal statementHighly competitive, including evaluating academics, test scores (optional, but encouraged), activities & leadershipJune 16 - 21, 2018 (Session 3 only due to school schedule)
$525 (NOT including transportation)
XXXMarch 3/31/2018Saint Louis UniversityRobotics Summer AcademySTEM, Computer ScienceMissouri online applicationScholarships available with extra essay questionsJune 18 - 22, 2018$650 (transportation NOT included)
XXXApril 4/1/2018Illinois Institute of TechnologyExperiment in ArchitectureArchitectureIllinois High school transcript 2. Signed letter of recommendation (from a teacher or counselor) - can be uploaded or emailed directly from the recommender to 3. Short essay of 250 words (one page, double-spaced) describing why you are interested in architecture and your goals for Experiment in Architecture. Limited need-based financial aid is avaialbleResidential Session I: June 17 - June 30
Residential Session II: July 8 - July 21
$1,725 (includes on-campus housing, food, transportation)
XXXApril 4/1/2018Illinois Institute of TechnologyExperiment in Landscape ArchitectureArchitectureIllinois High school transcript 2. Signed letter of recommendation (from a teacher or counselor) - can be uploaded or emailed directly from the recommender to 3. Short essay of 250 words (one page, double-spaced) describing why you are interested in landscape architecture and your goals for Experiment in Landscape Architecture. July 16 - July 20, 2018
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
$400 (NOT including transportation; no on-campus housing)
XXApril 4/1/2018University of Texas at AustinMcCombs Discover Yourself iN Accounting Majors and Careers (DYNAMC)BusinessTexas application
2 letters of recommendation
3.5 GPA minimum
"African-American, Latino and Native American students, first-generation students, and students who have overcome social or economic hardship are strongly encouraged to apply. However, all students are welcome to apply.
June 17 – June 22, 2018FREE (including transportation)
XXApril 4/1/2018Illinois State UniversityISU Midwest High School Scholars Actuarial Academy (MHSSAA)BusinessIllinois application
Letter of Recommendation
For African Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans
Strong in Math
July 8-13, 2018FREE. Recieves a Stipend of $200 upon completion of course
XApril 4/1/2018United States Coast GuardAcademy Introduction MissionService Academy - STEMConnecticut application, which includes several short answer responses
-Guidance or college counselor recommendation
-Most recent high school transcript
-Standardized test scores – optional and encouraged if you have them
*Separate application for scholarship
U.S. Citizen; age 16-18; physically fit, covered by health insurance 2018 Dates: July 8 - 13, July 15 - 20, July 22 - 29$525 plus travel; scholarship available with separate application
XXApril 4/2/2018Center for Disease ControlCDC Disease Detective CampHealth Science Georgia Application, recommendation form, 3 short essays (250 words or less), parent waiver
Must be 16 years old by 1st day of camp; Non-Atlanta residents may apply for the camp, but are responsible for providing their own accommodations and transportation. Campers in past years have stayed with family friends or relatives in Atlanta.

July 23 - 27, 2018FREE for program, but student must cover HOUSING in Atlanta, FOOD, AND TRANSPORTATION
XXApril 4/2/2018University of Wisconsin-MadisonEngineering Summer ProgramSTEM: EngineeringWisconsin application form
Personal essay
Official transcript
Math and Science recommendation forms
Non-refundable $40 application fee. PLEASE NOTE: The application fee may be waived if your family is eligible for free or reduced price lunch and other special circumstances.
For academically talented women and groups historically underrepresented in the field of engineering
-have a strong interest in math and engineering
-U.S. citizen or permanent resident
-current sophomore or junior in high school
-completed one year of algebra, geometry, and chemistry
-minimum unweighted grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
June 16th – Friday, July 27th, 2018FREE
XApril 4/9/2018FloChicago at University of ChicagoFuture Leaders of ChicagoLeadershipChicago, IL Application Form,
2) Required Essays,
3) Student Pledge Form, and
4) Completed Nomination Questionnaire
1) proven leadership experience in their school, community, organization, or family, 2) ability to work with a diverse group, 3) minimum 2.7 GPA, and 4) strong record of high school attendanceAugust 6-12, 2017 + retreats and meetings throughout 17-18 school yearFree
XXXApril 4/10/2018Michigan TechEngineering Scholars ProgramSTEM: EngineeringMichigan, transcript, 4 short responsesJuly 22 - July 28$295 plus transportation
XXXApril 4/10/2018Michigan TechWomen in EngineeringSTEM: EngineeringMichigan, transcript, 4 short responsesGirls only. Although there is no minimum GPA requirement, strong academic performance is vital to acceptance. Extracurricular activity, volunteering, and demonstrated interest in engineering are desired.July 29- Aug 4295 plus transportation
XApril 4/15/2018University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignEmerging Business LeadersBusinessIllinois application
2 shorts essays
Unofficial transcript
Optional financial aid application (with one short essay)
3.2 GPA minimum
"Underrepresented" students
Demonstrated leadership through extracurricular and volunteer activities and work experience
Students must be available for the entirety of the program
July 8 - 20, 2018$500 + transportation cost (FULL need-based tuition scholarship available)
XApril 4/15/2018Indiana University Meet KelleyBusinessIndiana App
Short Essay
Letter of Recommendation
3.4 GPA
MEET Kelley is for high school students from historically underrepresented groups, namely students who identify as African-American, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian/Native American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or multiracial.
Women’s Session: June 18-23
Men’s Session: June 25-30
FREE - Travel not included
XXXXApril 4/15/2018Hispanic National Bar FoundationFuture Latino Leaders CampLawDC application (resume, 2 essays, letters of recommendation, transcript): in law/community/leadership; U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or legal U.S. visitor with valid authorization

2.5 GPA
July 7-15$50 non-refundable deposit and cost of transportation to DC (scholarships available based on need)
XXXApril 4/15/2018University of IllinoisAerospace InstituteSTEM: EngineeringIllinois application, list of math and science classes and grade, recommendation from math or science teacher, "statement of purpose " essaySpaces usually filled before 4/15 deadlineSession 1:June 17 - June 23
Session 2: July 29 - Aug 4
XXXApril 4/15/2018University of IllinoisWorldwide Youth in Science and EngineeringSTEM: EngineeringIllinois application, 200 Statement of Purpose via email, two recommendations from math and science teachersJuniors and Seniors go to "Exploring your Options". Sophmores go to "Discovering Engineering." - Deadline for reserving your spot in the WYSE camp. Registration and non-refundable $50 deposit must be completed.

May 1, 2018- Last day to submit full payment (remaining $950).
June 24-30 or July 15-211000 (in 2017)
XApril 4/25/2018Wabash CollegeOpportunities to Learn About BusinessBusinessIndiana 8 - 14, 2018FREE (Transportation not included)
XXXApril 4/27/2018Mikva Challenge ChicagoMikva Summer JobsPolitics, Civic EngagementChicago, IL application; short responses; jobs work 16-20 hours per week, 4 days per weekMust be at least 16 years oldJune 25th and ends on August 10thPaid
XXXMay 5/1/2018Saint Louis UniversitySummer Transportation InstituteSTEM: EngineeringMissouri about land, air and water transportation and engineering in a fun and inspiring environment. Learn about aviation and participate in hands-on activities to simulate traffic and bike lanes, design a bus route, and more. TBAFREE (not including transportation)
XXXMay 5/1/2018Michigan TechNational Summer Transportation InsituteSTEM: TransportationMichigan App, Recommendations, Transcript, short questionsJuly 15-28FREE
XXXMay 5/1/2018Michigan TechRail and Intermodal TransportationSTEM: TransportationMichigan App, Recommendations, Transcript, short questions3.0+ cumulative GPA, limited scholarships availableJuly 8-14$450 (NOT including transportation)
XMay 5/1/2018Midwestern University's Chicago College of PharmacyCareers in Pharmacy Summer ProgramSTEM: years and older, completed junior year of HS, minimum of 3.0 GPA or top 30% of class, good performance in science & math courses. June 18 - 29, 2018 OR July 9 - 20, 2018; Monday - Friday: 9:00am to 4:00pm
$40 pharmacy technician license fee
XXXMay 5/5/2018Chicago State UniversityEngineering - PREPSTEM: EngineeringIllinois App, Math and Science Recommendation, Most recent test scores, InterviewJune 25- Aug 7FREE
XMay 5/11/2018Illinois Association of College Admissions CounselorsIACAC Camp College (at various colleges)College Prep Illinois applicationMust be nominated by a counselor, school gets 3 nominations, 2.5/4 GPA required, competitive schools 2015July 10 - 13, 2018$20 refundable deposit
XXXXMay 5/15/2018Marwen FoundationMarwen Art ProgramsArt Illinois interest form, interview and open house by 6/9Underresourced students in ChicagoVaries - Summer and School year FREE
May 5/25/2018Carroll UniversityWorld Affairs SeminarInternational PoliticsWisconsin App, RecommendationMUST BE 16-18 YEARS OLD
Contact local rotary or other for aid: Rotary International, Lions Clubs International, Kiwanis International, Optimist International
June 23-29, 2018$685 (NOT including transportation)
XXXMay 5/31/2018Indiana Tech Mechanical EngineeringSTEM: EngineeringIndiana register, please download and complete the Engineering Summer Camp registration form.No specific requirements - just register June 24 -June 29, 2018Until May 31, the cost is $350
After May 31, the cost is 4450
XXXXJune 6/1/2018Eureka CollegeChoral CampMusicIllinois App + Completed Medical Card; $125 deposit Individual instruction and small group lessons are at the core of the program, therefore, enrollment is capped at 60 on a first come, first served basis.July 8-14$450
XXXJune 6/1/2018Lawrence Technological UniversitySTEM Camps- variousSTEMMichigan applicationOne week, residential programsVaries by program$950 (NOT including transportation)
XXXJune 6/1/2018Indiana State UniversitySummer HonorsVarious SeminarsIndiana recommended by a teacher, counselor, or principal3.0 GPA; Students who have not attained a 3.0 cumulative GPA are still encouraged to apply and may be accepted with a strong recommendation on a space-available basis.July 15-21$425
XXXJune 6/8/2018Saint Mary's CollegeSaint Mary Summer AcademyCollege PrepIndiana Registration, Medical and Financial Aid FormsFemale-identified students onlySession 1: July 8-13
Session 2: July 15-20
$665 before 3/31. $715 after 3/31. Up to $250 scholarship. Deadline to apply in 5/1/2018.
XXXJune 6/15/2018Indiana UniversityHigh School Journalism InstituteWritingIndiana application/registrationJuly 9-13
July 13-15
July 15-19
$425 per 5 day session
XXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyComputational Science CourseComputer Science, CodingIllinois application, short essay (why you want to participate in the program), transcript uploadLimited number of scholarships available July 16 – August 3, 2018
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
9 a.m.-noon
$1,000 (NOT including transportation; no on-campus housing)
XXXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyFreelance Coder CampComputer Science, CodingIllinois application, short essay (why you want to participate in the program), transcript uploadLimited need-based scholarships availableJuly 9 – August 3, 2018
Monday - Thursday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m
$1,000 (NOT including transportation; no on-campus housing)
XXRollingRollingMarquette UniversityHealth Careers Opportunity Program: Summer Science Enrichment ProgramHealth Science Wisconsin App:
Personal statement (why a career in health sciences?)
Letter of rec from a science teacher
2016 or 2017 1040
Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident
Minimium 3.0 GPA
Strict financial guidelines
interest in the health sciences
Students may qualify for a PAID stipend!
June 14 - July 28, 2018FREE (NOT including transportation)
XXXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyDigital Humanities Summer ProgramHumanitiesIllinois application, short essay (why you want to participate in the program), transcript uploadLimited number of scholarships available July 16–20, 2018
10 am - 4 pm
$400 (NOT including transportation; no on-campus housing)
XXXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyIllinois Tech Pre-Law InstituteLawIllinois application, short essay (why you want to participate in the program), transcript uploadNeed-based scholarship availableJuly 16–20, 2018
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
$500 (NOT including transportation; no on-campus housing)
XXRollingRollingNational Hispanic Institute Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session at University of St. Francis (Joliet) Politics, Government Illinois application, official high school transcript, letter of recommendation3.3 GPA, $20 nonrefundable application fee June 24-July 1 2018$895
XXXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyPsychology in Everyday LifePsychologyIllinois application, short essay (why you want to participate in the program), transcript uploadScholarships available, email Dionna Anderson ( for more information.Monday, June 25 – Friday, June 29, 2018$500 (NOT including transportation; no on-campus housing)
XXXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyPsychology Summer ProgramPsychologyIllinois application- need to attach official high school transcript(s)June 25-29$500. Scholarships available based on need.
XXXMarch 3/19/2018Adler PlanetariumPaid internshipSTEM, InternshipChicago, IL application
Short essays
Must be at least 15 years old to volunteerJune 25-August 17, 2018FREE (Paid internship available)
XXXRollingRollingAdler PlanetariumVolunteer Opportunities & InternshipsSTEM: Volunteer OpportunitiesChicago, IL application
Short essays
Must be at least 15 years old to volunteerVarious N/A
XXXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyGlobal Chicago Summer ProgramSocial SciencesIllinois application, short essay (why you want to participate in the program), transcript uploadLimited number of scholarships available June 25–29, 2018
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
$500 (NOT including transportation)
XXXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyPre-EngineeringSTEM: EngineeringIllinois application, short essay (why you want to participate in the program), transcript uploadChoose from a variety of topics:
Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer-Aided Design
Environmental & Sustainability Engineering
Robotics & Automation
Intro to the World of Engineering
The World of Engineering: Fabrication Studio
Varies by subject$795 (NOT including transportation; no on-campus housing)
XXXRollingRollingUniversity of MichiganMichigan Math and Science Scholars (MMSS) ProgramSTEMMichigan App, letter of recommendation, personal statement, transcript, $100 application feeFinancial Aid available2018 Dates:
Session 1: Sunday, June 24 - Friday, July 6
Session 2: Sunday, July 8 - Friday, July 20
Session 3: Sunday, July 22 - Friday, August 3
$2,250 (NOT including transportation)
XXRollingRollingElmhurst CollegeSTEM AcademySTEMIllinois (1) letter of recommendation from an academic reference (teacher, counselor, or principal).
Transcript from Current Institution Attending
Essay: In 300-500 words describe why you are interested in participating in this program and what you hope to learn from attending the Elmhurst College Math and Science Academy.
must have taken Algebra, Geometry, Biology & ChemistryJuly 20-29, 2018$200 (not including transportation)
XXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyBiology Summer ProgramSTEMIllinois application, short essay (why you want to participate in the program), transcript uploadLimited number of scholarships available July 16-26, 2018, Monday - Thursday 9 am - 3 pm$500 (NOT including transportation; no on-campus housing)
XXXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyPre-College Transportation Engineering (PRETRANS) ProgramSTEM: Engineering, TransportationIllinois application, short essay (why you want to participate in the program), transcript upload2.7 cumulative GPA+ REQUIREDJuly 16 - 27, 2018
Monday - Friday
9 a.m-3 p.m.
FREE (NOT including transportation)
XRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyComputational Science CourseSTEM: MathIllinois high school transcript(s)Limited number of need-based scholarships available; must have taken Algebra 2; strong math and science grades July 16 – August 3, 2018, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m.-noon$1,000
XRollingRollingKettering UniversityLives Improve Through Engineering (women only)STEM: EngineeringMichigan registration, list of activities, personal statement, transcript, letter of recommendationFEMALE STUDENTS ONLY; 3.0 GPA+July 15 - 27, 2018$1500 (not including transportation)
XXXRollingRollingUniversity of IllinoisUniversity of Illinois 4H Summer OpportunitiesSTEM, Environment, Health, Nutrition, Leadership, etc. Illinois applicationCheck Website for Individual Program NotesVariable throughout summerVariable depending on Program
XXXRollingRollingIllinois Institute of TechnologyResearch Methods Class for High School StudentsSTEM, ResearchIllinois application, short essay (why you want to participate in the program), transcript uploadNeed-based scholarship availableJuly 9-13, 2018
Monday - Thursday
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Lunch provided
$500 (NOT including transportation; no on-campus housing)
XXXXApril TBD - not updatedDePaul UniversityAccounting Career Awareness ProgramBusiness: AccountingChicago, IL form
2 letters of rec
Official transcript
200 word minimum essay
List of activities & awards
3.0 GPA or higher
Minority students interested in accounting

Email complete application to
July 9-13FREE (including ON CAMPUS HOUSING)
XJune TBD - not updatedAcademic Approach AA AcademyCollege Prep: SAT PrepChicago, IL application form at Roosevelt UniversityJuly 18-22 and 25-29FREE
XXXXJune TBD - not updatedNorthern Illinois UniversityVisual Arts CampArtIllinois onlineFinancial Aid available July 19 - 24$525-$635
XTBD - not updatedTBD - not updatedIllinois State UniversityRedbird Risk Management ChallengeBusiness: InsuranceIllinois$50 non-refundable application fee (checks must be made payable to the HNBF) or a completed application fee waiver form.Must have a 3.2 GPA or an ACT score of 24+ July 15-20, 2018FREE (NOT including transportation)
XXMay TBD - not updatedIndiana University of PACook Honors CollegeCollege PrepPennsylvania application, list of activities, essay, official transcript, teacher recommendation (paper form)July 9 - 22, 2017$400 (NOT including transportation)
XTBD - not updatedTBD - not updatedDartmouth UniversityDartmouth BoundCollege PrepNew Hampshire App recommended - if you start the online app you can't save and come back to it; need transcript and recommendationJuly 17 – July 20FREE
XXXJune TBD - not updatedUniversity of IowaSummer Journalism WorkshopsWritingIowa 23-27$495-$595
XXMay TBD - not updatedMarquette UniversityUrban Journalism WorkshopWritingWisconsin, transcript, letter of rec, short essay, 2 writing samplesTBATBA
XXXXMay TBD - not updatedOne Summer ChicagoOne Summer Chicago - Summer Jobs Paid WorkChicago, ILOnline Application, InterviewIf you are 16 or over, you do not need a work permit in order to participate.

If you will be under the age of 16 at the start of your summer employment, you'll need a work permit, which involves permission from your parents, your school, and your employer. For additional information, click here.
Varies Paid
XJune TBD - not updatedMalcolm X College (City Colleges of Chicago)Health Science Summer ProgramHealth Science Chicago, IL form
150 words Statement of Interest
Official Transcript
1 Letter of Recommendation from a Math or Science teacher
Minimum 3.0 GPA
June 26 - July 28
Mon - Fri
9am - Noon
Fridays will be a field trip or clinical day
XXXJune TBD - not updatedNorthern Illinois UniversityGlobal Leadership & PhilanthropyInternational/PoliticsIllinois onlineJune 21-26$350 ($400 after May 29, 2015)
XXXMay TBD - not updatedDePaul UniversityPasos al FuturoJournalismChicago, IL form
500-word essay addressing the following question: What is one issue that is important to you and your community, which you think deserves more media attention (and why)?
2.75 GPA
Interest in journalism and Latino communities
June 20 - July 1FREE (Including a Ventra Card)
XXXMay TBD - not updatedJust The Beginning- A Pipeline Organization Summer Legal InstituteLawIllinois Application
Recommendation Form
Copy of Report Card/Progress Report
Statement of Interest
August 8- August 12Free, transportation stipend provided on need basis
XXXMay TBD - not updatedIllinois Institute of TechnologySummer Prelaw AcademyLawIllinois application- need to attach official high school transcript(s)Limited number of need-based scholarships availableJuly 16-20$500. Scholarships available based on need.
XMay TBD - not updatedMarquette UniversitySummer Leadership InstituteLeadershipWisconsin program is designed for students who are the first in their family to go to college or who come from a multicultural background.July 16 - 18, 2018FREE (NOT including transportation)
XXXJune TBD - not updatedElmhurst CollegeMusic Camps MusicIllinois AppVariesVaries
XMay TBD - not updatedPennsylvania State UniversityHonors Music InstituteMusicPennsylvania audition uploaded to YouTube, online application.July 16-27$925
Partial Scholarship available
XXMay TBD - not updatedAmericorpsProject YES! Jr. AmericorpsEducation: Paid work mentoring childrenChicago, IL folder link above; paper form; recommendation form; very short essay on community service17 years old by June 15; US Citizen or permanent residentJune 23-August 19, 2016PAID $1,200 and receive a $1,100 scholarship
XXJune TBD - not updatedBradley UniversitySummer Forensic InstitutePublic Speaking / Debate ("Forensics")Illinois online$50-400 scholarships available, principal recommendation requiredJuly 9 - 22, 2017$1,195
XApril TBD - not updatedKettering UniversityAcademically Interested MindsSTEMMichigan application, list of activities and leadership, personal statementAfrican American, Latino, or Native American students; 3.0 GPA in English, Math & Chemistry; scholarships available to cover enrollment feeJuly 5 - August 3, 2018$500 Enrollment fee (NOT including transportation)
XXXJune TBD - not updatedUniversity of Wisconsin-La CrossePublic Archaeology Field Schools (3 day)STEMWisconsin AvailableJune 23-27350-500
XXXJune TBD - not updatedMissouri University of Science & TechnologyBuilding Leaders For TomorrowSTEMMissouri registration; submit liability release and health formsJune 12-16, 2017$450 (NOT including transportation)
XXJune TBD - not updatedMissouri University of Science & TechnologyEcoGirlSTEMMissouri AvailableTBD$400
XXJune TBD - not updatedMissouri University of Science & TechnologyCyberMiner CampSTEMMissouri 18-22, 2017TBA
XXXJuly TBD - not updatedMilwaukee School of EngineeringVarious Programs -
Engineering, Business, Nursing
STEMWisconsin registration$300 scholarships available, but must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
In July. Varies by program$800
XXMay TBD - not updatedIllinois Institute of TechnologyExperiment in ArchitectureArchitectureIllinois high school transcript(s)Limited number of need-based scholarships availableJune 18- July 1 OR July 9-22$875 - Commuter ; $1,500 - Residential
XMay TBD - not updatedIllinois Institute of TechnologyIntro to Engineering & DesignSTEM: EngineeringIllinois high school transcript(s)Limited number of need-based scholarships available; must have taken Algebra 2 and Physics July 12- August 4$1,000
XXMay TBD - not updatedMissouri University of Science and TechnologyMinority Introduction to Technology and Engineering
STEM: EngineeringMissouri application, letter stating why you want to participate, letter of recommendation, transcriptThirty students will be selected for each of the two sessions. Students are selected based on a combination of GPA, class rank, extracurricular activities, and recommendations from high school teachers and/or counselors. Must be a minority student entering their junior and senior year (African American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian students)May 31- June 5 & June 14-19$200
XXMay TBD - not updatedIllinois Institute of TechnologynxtGen Summer Tech ProgramSTEMIllinois high school transcript(s)Limited number of need-based scholarships available1 day course: $75-150; 4 day course: $350; 5 day course: $400
XXMay TBD - not updatedThe Ohio State UniversityWomen in EngineeringSTEM: EngineeringIllinois GPA or higherJune 18-23, 2017

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