|Amundsen High School||January Enrichment Opportunities|
|Opportunity||Deadline||Grade Level||Information & Eligibility||Area of Interest||Application & More Info|
|Loyola Law Academy||Thursday, January 30, 2020||10-12||Loyola Law Academy is a unique pipeline initiative intended for high school students of diverse backgrounds, specifically those who are either wanting to explore a career in law or simply interested in learning more about the legal system. Students will come to Loyola Law School and have the opportunity to interact with law students, lawyers, and other legal professionals. The interactive curriculum includes lessons, a field trip to a law firm, a mini mock trial, and other activities designed to teach the students about the law, legal careers, and other potential career pathways. February 1, 8, 15.||Law||Loyola Law Academy|
|UIC Future Leaders||Friday, January 31, 2020||11||Submit a completed Future Leaders in Business application, including one letter of recommendation and a current academic transcript|
Demonstrate an interest in business through academic or extracurricular activities
Have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
|Business||UIC Future Leaders|
|UIC STEM Academy||Friday, January 31, 2020||11||The STEM Academy is open to current high school students entering their senior year in the fall. Students must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and MUST apply to, and have a sincere interest in attending UIC for Fall 2021 and majoring in Computer Science or the following Engineering field(s): Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and Computer.||Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil & Computer)||UIC STEM Academy|
|Chicago Scholars||Wednesday, February 12, 2020||11||College mentorship/support for first-generation Chicago college students. 7 year program spanning senior year, 4-year college, and the postgrad years. Hosts admissions fair in the fall.||College mentorship||Chicago Scholars|
|Discovering Healthcare Careers||Monday, February 17, 2020||11-12||Spend six weeks this summer at Lurie Children’s meeting and learning from nurses, doctors, medical imaging specialists, pathologists, physical therapists & more. 2.75 Unweighted GPA. Must be 17 by June 24, 2019. Must be Latino/a AND bilingual in Spanish, or African American. Must be eligible to work in US through SSN or DACA.||Healthcare||Discovering Healthcare Careers|
|Princeton Summer Journalism Program||Monday, February 17, 2020||11||- Be a junior in high school at the time of application.|
- Live in the United States and intend to attend college here.
- Have a minimum unweighted grade point average of 3.5 out of 4.0.
- Have an interest in journalism.
|Journalism||Princeton Summer Journalism Program|
|Commonwealth Honors Academy||Sunday, March 01, 2020||11||The Commonwealth Honors Academy is a three-week academic enrichment experience held every June on Murray State University’s main campus in Murray, KY. Students live and learn with their peers and teachers from the area as they take college-level honors courses, take field trips that enrich classroom experiences, attend speakers and listen to professional artists perform and talk about their work, and participate in social and personal growth seminars.||College Readiness||Commonwealth Honors Academy|
|Duke Summer Academy for High School Students||Tuesday, March 03, 2020||10-11||Summer Academic Learning at Duke University Summer Program. |
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so students will receive a decision within a few weeks. Students can apply for multiple programs with one application.
An Application fee of $50
|Academic||Duke Summer Academy for High School Students|
|Duke Summer Accelerated STEM Academy||Tuesday, March 03, 2020||10-11||STEM Field interested with Duke University Summer Program. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so students will receive a decision within a few weeks. Students can apply for multiple programs with one application.|
An Application fee of $50
|STEM||Duke Summer Accelerated STEM Academy|
|Duke Summer College for High School Students - US Students||Tuesday, March 03, 2020||10-11||Get Early College Expossure and attend Duke University Summer Program. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so students will receive a decision within a few weeks. Students can apply for multiple programs with one application. |
An Application fee of $50
|College Readiness||Duke Summer College for High School Students - US Students|
|LMU Pre-College Summer Programs||Sunday, March 15, 2020||9-12||LMU Summer Programs provides a transformative pre-college experience to a selective group of boldly imaginative students. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, we challenge our students to creatively explore their passions and pursue a life of purpose. Programs are available in a variety of subjects including screenwriting, film production, entrepreneurship, environmental science, acting for the camera, 3D art, graphic design, stage design, sports and entertainment business, comics and graphic novels, and campaigns and elections. Applicaton Fee of $60||College Readiness||LMU Pre-College Summer Programs|
Medill-Northwestern Journalism Institute
|Monday, March 16, 2020||12||The Medill-Northwestern Journalism Institute is a five-week journalism program for about 80 rising high school seniors at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. It covers various aspects of journalism including reporting, writing and editing for print, broadcast and digital media; editorials, columns and blogs; news and feature photography; audio and video. By the end of the summer, students create a body of work, build connections and meet aspiring journalists from around the world. The cost is $6,100, which includes tuition, room and board, and health service fees. The Institute has nearly $100,000 in scholarships and financial aid available for 2020 students. Application fee of $50||Journalism||" Medill-Northwestern Journalism Institute"|
|Research Apprentice Program (RAP) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||Friday, March 20, 2020||10-11||Students in the Research Apprentice Program engage in teams of 4 or 5 members in a special three-week problem-solving activity designed by the disciplines in the academic departments within the College of ACES in partnership with professionals from business and industry. During the three weeks, each team conducts a science/research-related project designed to demonstrate a basic understanding of math and science as it applies to food, human, and environmental systems. The projects tackle real-world problems and are designed by business and industry sponsors. Students visit their related business or industry sponsor and meet with professional managers and scientists as they study their assigned problem. $50.00 participation fee.||STEM||Research Apprentice Program (RAP) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|Engineering Summer Camp by Society of Women Engineers||Tuesday, March 31, 2020||9-11||SWE puts on a week-long summer camp for girls that are interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. This camp offers an incredible opportunity to grow young students’ passion and knowledge of STEM topics while connecting them with women studying, teaching, and working in engineering fields to provide support and guidance. All while staying in the dorms of UW - Madison! |
- Camp will take place June 14th - June 19th, 2020.
Registration costs $275 (limited scholarships are available)
|STEM||Engineering Summer Camp by Society of Women Engineers|
|2020 FUTURE LATINO LEADERS SUMMER LAW INSTITUTE||Sunday, March 15th, 2020||9-12||The Future Latino Leaders Summer Law Institute is a nine-day program run by the HNBF in Washington, DC that provides selected Hispanic high school students the opportunity to learn about the legal profession. Students meet influential Hispanic leaders, have exclusive access to government agencies and tour national monuments. All student expenses during the nine-day program are covered by the HNBF. While there is a non-refundable application fee of $50 and students are responsible for their transportation to and from DC, we offer fee waivers and travel scholarships based on financial need. Please do not allow the cost of transportation to deter you from applying.
||Law||Must be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, or have other valid immigration authorization, and MUST have government-issued identification (state issued identification card, driver’s license and/or United States passport); and|
have a demonstrated interest in helping your community and building your leadership skills. https://apply.hnbf.org/
|TMC's Youth Theater Ensemble: Willy Wonka Production||Audtion Dates: Tuesday, January 21st: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm|
Wednesday, January 22nd: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, January 23rd : 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, January 28th: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 29th: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|9-12||The Miracle Center provides a unique opportunity for Chicago teens. Unlike other educational/training programs where teen actors have to pay to participate, |
The Miracle Center partners with After School Matters and treats this as a professional opportunity. The teens who perform & work on the tech/crew teams in Willy Wonka will receive a stipend.
In order to audition and/or interview, you must be a Chicago resident, a
High School student and committed to the entire rehearsal and show process
|Theater/ Arts||TMC's Youth Theater Ensemble: Willy Wonka Production|
|Wisconsin-Madison School of business: Business Emerging Leaders (BEL) Program||10||Be a current 10th grade student|
Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (unweighted on a 4.0 scale)
Identify as one of the following:
Southeast Asian American (Hmong, Vietnamese, Laotian, Cambodian)
Eligible to receive free or reduced lunch benefits at school
|Buisness||Business Emerging Leaders (BEL) Program|