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Fly-in Programs

Bryn Mawr College – Road Scholar Program

Bryn Mawr is committed to identifying and enrolling students who represent a diversity of cultural, educational, and geographic experiences. The Road Scholar is designed to support high school students who come from historically underrepresented backgrounds, including African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, and First-Generation students. Compelling candidates have demonstrated interest in women’s education and will exhibit…

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STEM Programs

MIT Online Science, Technology, and Engineering Community (MOSTEC)

MOSTEC is a six-month online program where students engage with peers from across the country who are dedicated and motivated to pursue STEM. During the program, students discuss research, receive admissions and financial aid advice, attend webinars featuring STEM professionals, and meet weekly with a small group of peers to receive mentorship from a current…

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STEM Programs

Research Science Institute (RSI)

RSI pairs scientific coursework with a research internship to allow students to “experience the entire research cycle from start to finish.” Students work on individual research projects under the mentorship of veteran scientists and present their findings at the program’s conclusion. who should apply? academically very strong students with passions for STEM and research eligible…

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Humanities/Social Science Programs

Telluride Association Summer Seminars (TASS)

The Telluride Association Summer Seminars (TASS) are six-week educational experiences for high school sophomores and juniors. We offer two programs: TASS in Critical Black Studies: Telluride works with faculty to create exciting courses designed to inspire young people to explore the histories, politics, literature, and art of people of African descent. TASS in Anti-Oppressive Studies:…

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Humanities/Social Science Programs

Princeton Summer Journalism Program (PSJP)

The Princeton Summer Journalism Program welcomes 35-40 high school students from low-income backgrounds every summer to Princeton’s campus for an intensive, 10-day seminar on journalism (may be a 6-week virtual program if pandemic persists). Students would have the opportunity to tour major news organizations, write or produce journalism of different formats, and publish the Princeton…

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Arts Programs/Contests Arts Scholarships Humanities/Social Science Programs

Scholastic Art & Writing Contest

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to identify students with exceptional artistic and literary talent and present their remarkable work to the world through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Awards give students opportunities…

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Arts Programs/Contests Arts Scholarships

YoungArts

Every year thousands of performing, visual and literary artists age 15-18 apply to YoungArts through our national competition. Finalists attend National YoungArts Week to collaborate with peers and develop their crafts with internationally recognized leaders in their fields. Finalists in their senior year are further eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the…

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Research Programs

Alpha Scholars Research Program

Alpha Scholars is a rigorous social science research program that teaches college-level research, writing, and presentation skills to high school students in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Students work one-on-one with Harvard undergraduate mentors in advanced study and research of a topic related to their chosen SDG, culminating in a 12-page research paper…

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College-Prep Programs

Youth Leadership Summit (YLS)

The Young Leaders Summit (YLS), presented by the Youth Leadership Consortium (YLC), is a free, five-day, college empowerment conference for a diverse cohort of 200 low-income high school juniors, selected through a competitive application process. It is designed to give these young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have…

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College-Prep Programs

LEDA (Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America)

100 qualified high school juniors who show leadership potential but lack the exposure and support they need to attend highly selective colleges. LEDA Scholars receive leadership training, writing instruction, standardized test preparation and a year of highly personalized guidance as they navigate the application and admissions process at the most competitive colleges. Who should apply?…