Summer College for High School Students

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Application Deadline- March 1,2019

Program Date- May 14, 2019

Summer College for High School Students

Experience the excitement of college life, take courses with world-renowned faculty, explore academic majors, and put yourself on a pathway for success!  Taking online or on-campus courses during summer allows high school students age 16 and older to experience college life by completing coursework alongside current undergraduate students.  Students have access to more than 650 courses across academic disciplines during Summer Session so there’s no better time to get a jumpstart on your college experience!

·         Take real college courses in the module that best fits your needs

o   1-week, 4-weeks, 8-weeks, and 12-weeks.

o   Students may live on campus during the 1-week modules and the last 4-week module.

·          Fun-Sized Residential Options

o   Purdue University is excited to offer three intensive 1-week, 1-credit opportunities for high school students during Summer 2019. Move-in and orientation for each experience will occur on Sunday and class sessions will begin on Monday. Parents are invited to attend a closing session on Friday prior to move-out. View a list of 1-week, 1-credit options here.

·         Apply now!  Application opened December 1, 2018.

o   Students must be at least 16 years old, have completed the sophomore year of high school, and have a GPA of at least 3.30 at the time the class begins to participate.

·         Priority application deadline is March 1, 2019.

·         Courses are permanently listed on a Purdue transcript and can be transferred to other institutions.

·         Attending this program does not give students an advantage in the admissions process.

 

Summer Camps

Every summer, Purdue offers a number of non-credit summer camps in areas such as engineering, technology, gifted education, science, veterinary medicine, and human health.  Camps range from a couple days to a few weeks. Cost of attendance varies. Students may start participating as early as kindergarten!

 

Questions? Email thinksummer@purdue.edu, call us at (765) 496-7237, or text us at (765) 601-9475 Summer College Flyer

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Study Abroad Program

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Application deadline: December 1, 2018

Program date: Varies

https://www.goabbeyroad.com/

 

Mission: to provide quality academic summer programs that facilitate cross-cultural understanding, personal growth and academic enrichment. Abbey Road was created through a collaboration of the best young professionals and educators from top schools and esteemed institutions. Abbey Road curriculum developers and staff come from places such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Duke, Cambridge, La Sorbonne, the United Nations, the World Bank, the European Parliament and the State Department 

Abbey Road incorporates experiential learning in all daily classes. What does this mean for the students? It means they learn and improve foreign language skills while interacting with locals during real-life situations rather than reading dialogues in class. It means that lessons involving art, history and culture occur on-location throughout the host community. Whether students are learning a new concept or listening to a lecture, they are surrounded by a relevant and interesting environment and are thus constantly immersed in the target culture rather than learning in a traditional indoor classroom environment.

For more information about how you can participate in this opportunity, click here or visit https://www.goabbeyroad.com/

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Bezos Scholarship Program

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Bezos Scholarship Program

Application deadline: February 8, 2019

www.bezosscholars.org

 

Each spring, 17 exceptional high school juniors and a supportive educator from their school are selected as Bezos Scholars from around the U.S. and from the African Leadership Academy. After spending a week immersed in learning at the Aspen Ideas Festival, they return home to inspire action by developing a community change project that combines their passion with meeting a defined community need.

The Bezos Scholars Program has built a strong network of alumni and provides opportunities for them to connect, get inspired, and develop their leadership skills.

 

 

Who?

Scholars are teams made up of a student and their educator, who have demonstrated accomplishment, embraced new challenges, and aspire to lead change in their community. Successful applicants are current high school juniors that demonstrate academic rigor, maturity, curiosity, and leadership.

 

 

What?

24 Student and educator Scholar teams from across the U.S. and a team of 6 from the African Leadership Academy are selected every year. After being immersed in learning at the Aspen Ideas Festival and engaging in year-long leadership development, Scholars inspire and ignite action in their schools, communities, and beyond.

 

 

How?

Scholars’ teams are tasked with developing and executing their own community change project, known as a Local Ideas Festival (LIF). Scholars have taken on a diverse range of issues that are unique to their community and that met an investigated, proven need, such as clean water access, voter registration, STEM education, youth literacy, environmental justice, and health and wellness.

 

For more information about this opportunity please visit www.bezosschoalars.org or email Molly Pencke at mpencke@bezosfamilyfoundation.org.

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