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Applications open now. Last day to open application is Feb.1INSPIRING GIRLSWe are looking for girls who have an interest in challenging themselves and exploring science, art, inquiry, and wilderness travel. You do not need to be a top athlete, have the best grades, or participate in the most extracurricular activities. We want all kinds of girls, especially those girls who haven’t had many other opportunities or who have a particular life story that connects with us. Although we would love to accept all girls, as a free program, we have limited spots on our expeditions. Be aware that there are other adventures out there that might fit your interests also! A few (but not all!) are here: other fantastic opportunities.Various 9-12 day expeditions from late June to Augusthttp://www.inspiringgirls.org/Girls, 15-17 years old by 6/1/19Freeinfo@girlsonice.org, apply@girlsonice.org
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Applications now available at: http://www.smart.unh.edu/pdf/Application%202019.pdfUniversity of New Hamphire Project SMART Science and Mathematics Achievement through Research Training(Biotechnology and Nanotechnology : Space Science : Marine and Environmental Science) For high school students in 10th and 11th grades, who are interested in recent advances in the fields of Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Space Science and Environmental Science. Project SMART (Science and Mathematics Achievement through Research Training) Summer Institute held at University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH. Project SMART program challenges, educates, and motivates talented high school students in science and technology. Each of three modules admits up to 25 students. study through lectures, discussions, hands-on laboratory experience, and field trips; and learn to do research with UNH faculty. July 7- Aug 2, 2019http://www.smart.unh.edu/current Sophomores or JuniorsThe cost of the 2018 Project SMART Summer program is $3,200 for those not participating in the weekend program and $3,700 for those staying for the three weekends. Weekend stay is not mandatory. The program fees cover the cost of room and board in the UNH dormitory and dining halls, and field trips during the four-week program. The students also receive 4.0 UNH credits for which the University has agreed to waive the tuition. Scholarships are available to needy students (particularly those coming from minority, under-represented and under-served groups) to partially or fully offset the costs. Please contact the Program Director for availability and eligibility and procedures to apply for the scholarship.Prof. Subhash Minocha; Director, Profect SMART Biological Sciences, University of NH, Durham NH 03824 Tel: (603) 862-3205/3266 sminocha@unh.edu OR Cathy.leach@unh.eduLetters of Recommendation are required, Project SMART Room 103 Rudman Hall 46 College Road, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824
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Rolling admissions. Check specific program for deadlines (some in Jan.), apply early for availabilityOxbridge Academic ProgramsOxbridge Academic Programs has summer programs for students between the ages of 13 and 18 with a focus on intellectual enrichment and cultural immersion. The courses are taught in small groups by university academics and creative professionals. STEM courses include: Oxford (Biotech, Computer Science, CSI, Engineering, Genetics, Medical Science); Cambridge (Molecular Bio, Science and the futuire, Medical Science, Astromony and Astrophysics, Genetics, Aerospace Tech); Barcelona (Marine Biology); Salamanca( in Spanish- Medicine); Paris (Medicine); Montpelier (in French- Medicine)' New York City (Medical Science, Computer Science, Genetics, Phyusics and the Future); Boston (Computer Science & App Design, Medicine, Neuropyschology); LosAngeles (Computer Science & App Design, Medicine, Math & Engineering). There are different grade bands for the various programs. Our programs are held in some of the world's greatest universities of the UK, France, Spain, and the US: Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, UCLA, Salamanca, etc.Grades 7-12. Different locations have programs of 1-4 weeks long, starting in late June or July through August. http://www.oxbridgeprograms.com/About-OxbridgeGrades 8-12Single session: $2800
Double session: $5150 International programs up to ~$9000. Some scholarships available
Justin, Oxbridge Academic Programs49 West 45th Street, 12th Floor49 West 45th Street, 12th FloorNew York, NY 10036 Tel: +1-212-932-3049
Toll Free: 800-828-8349
Fax: +1-212-663-8169
Email: info@oxbridgeprograms.com
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Friday, March 1, 2019MEDQUEST 2019Medquest is a structured, 6 day, residential program for students in 10th, 11th, & 12th grades. MedQuest provides students with opportunities to explore various health careers in a college environment. MedQuest West in June will be centered around careers in Primary Care. MedQuest East in August will be centered on careers in Emergency Medicine. Includes job shadows in student's area of interest. MedQuest West: June 23-28 (Bennington VT); MedQuest East Aug 4-9 (Putney VT)http://www.svtahec.org/programs/high-school-student/med-quest/Entering grades 10-12$500 (scholarships available)Joan Devine, RN,
802.885.2126 ext. 103;
jdevine@svtahec.org
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Rolling admission. Review begins Feb. 10 and will continue until programs are filled. Scholarship apps due Jan 31.New Hampshire Academy of ScienceThe NHAS STEM Lab, located in Lyme NH, is a state-of-the-art laboratory that is equipped with advanced scientific instruments supporting research across the STEM fields. Our summer programs are instructed by PhD scientists and engineers. This is a rare opportunity to do authentic hands-on research with professional scientists and engineers. We offer generous Financial aid. Program A: Applied Scientific Research: two 3-week sessions. June 25-July 16 & July 18-Aug 8; Program B: Introduction to Scientific Research:June 18-22
Program C: Beginning Computer Coding for Big Data: Aug 13-17
1-3 week sessions, mid-June to mid-Aug.https://www.nhacadsci.org/apply-summer-2019grades 6-12 and graduating seniors$600-3000https://www.nhacadsci.org/contact
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2019 update not yet postedNatural Resources Management AcademyAre you a student entering 7th to 12th grade interested in the environment and ready to explore, in depth, your passion for Vermont's natural resources?, Where: Green Mountain Conservation Camp, Buck Lake, Woodbury, VT, Workshops: Wildlife Biology, Herps/Salamanders, Alternative Energy, Orienteering, Watersheds, Canoe Scavenger Hunt, Geology, Soil Science, Let's Go Fishingstudents entering 7th to 12th grade in the Fall$125 (2018)Lauren Traister, 4-H Teen & Leadership Program Coordinator; at 802-888-4972 or 866-260-5603 ext 402 or lauren.traister@uvm.edu
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Early MayHypertherm Summer Institute/ InternshipsStudents will learn the foundational concepts of advanced machining and metal cutting through a combination of bookwork, group discussions, and hands-on projects. Morning classes will wrap up with production of a final project and a machined part.
The afternoons will be spent job shadowing which could include lean manufacturing processes involved in machining, assembly, inspection, and testing. Additionally, they may shadow positions such as programming and engineering. All students will be provided time to rotate through each location throughout the 8-week program.
Late June for 8 weekshttps://application.vthitec.org/HyperthermSI/16 and olderPaid position
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May 1, 2019. Scholarship applications earlierAlfred University Summer ProgramsAstronomy: entering Gr 11-12; Ceramic & Glass Engineering: for rising 10-12 graders,
hands-on lab experiences in ceramic processing & tape casting, and glass melting & press forming; Computer Engineering; age 12-17; Drone: grades 9-12 and 2018 HS grads; Robotics Engineering for students entering grades 9-12

Astronomy
June 30 - July 4; Ceramic & Glass Engineering
July 8-12; Computer engineering July 8-12; Drone July 21-26; Robotics June 30 - July 4
https://www.alfred.edu/about/community/summer-camps/residential-camps/academic-camps/index.cfmGrades 6-12+ depending on program$930summerpro@alfred.edu
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March 2SSP (Summer Science ProgramThe Summer Science Program in Astrophysics at New Mexico Tech, the SSP in Astrophysics at Univ. of Colorado Boulder, the SSP in Biochemistry at Purdue University and the SSP in Biochemistry at Univ. of California San Diego are 39 day programs in a window mid June- early August designed to challenge and inspire highly gifted high school students (rising seniors) from around the world. Offers immersion into hands-on research.https://summerscience.org/the-ssp-experience/what-is-ssp/Rising 12th graders
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March 10, 2019. Yale Summer Program in AstrophysicsYSPA is a 2-week online + 4-week residential research and enrichment program for 32 rising high school seniors who are interested in astronomy, physics, math, computer programming, and other science and tech fields.July 7 through August 4, 2019https://yspa.yale.edu/Rising 12th graders$5,550
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January 31, 2019. JSEP and JASEThe Institute of Arctic Studies at Dartmouth leads a project funded by the National Science Foundation called Partnerships for polar science education and outreach in Greenland (JSEP) and Antarctica (JASE). This project supports fully-funded opportunities for U.S. high school students and Dartmouth graduate students to travel to the polar regions and participate in hands-on and inquiry-based science activities. The Joint Science Education Project (JSEP) takes students to Greenland and the Joint Antarctic School Expedition (JASE) takes students to Antarctica.Greenland: 3 weeks in Summer; Antarctica: https://dickey.dartmouth.edu/sites/dickey.dartmouth.edu/files/jsepjaseflyer2019_2.pdfJSEP: 11th grade, for participation during the summer between their junior and senior year. JASE: apply during 10th grade or 11th grade year. Sophomore applicants would participate during the winter of their junior year, and junior applicants would participate during the winter of their senior year.Travel, accommodations, and meals are provided at no cost to participants.
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Rolling admissions, latest by April 1, 2019Frontiers Worcester Polytecnic InstituteFrontiers is celebrating more than 30 years of challenging participants to explore the outer limits of their knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with current laboratory techniques and exploring unsolved problems across a wide spectrum of disciplines.https://www.wpi.edu/academics/pre-collegiate/summer/stem-residential/frontiers/applying-frontiers
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