This Week in Counseling

MARK YOUR CALENDARS 

  • March 22: College Night for So/Jr Parents and Junior Students (7pm)
  • April 8: ACT Exam (Registration Deadline is March 3)
  • April 23: Case Studies @ Archbishop Riordan (space limited)

Enrichment Opportunity
Catapult just opened up Applications for their Spring & Summer 2017 Incubators. SI students who might be interested in starting or joining a startup are encouraged to apply to a three month immersive entrepreneurial experience. Catapult has been fortunate to have SI students excel in past Incubators. If interested, an application is now available. Deadline is 3/13.

UCSF High School Outreach Conference 2017
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UCSF’s American Dental Education Association (ADEA) hosts an annual High School Outreach Conference in April (4/29), which is a day that brings together dental, nursing, medical, graduate, pharmacy, and physical therapy students to introduce and encourage high school students from the bay area to pursue careers in the health sciences. The day will include motivational speakers and engaging activities hosted by students from the different professions. It is a wonderful opportunity for students to be exposed to various career paths. Deadline to register is 4/19

Scholarship Opportunity

Positive Coaching Alliance Scholarship for Juniors - High school juniors (Class of 2018) playing school or club sports may now apply for PCA's Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarships. Coaches and parents, please encourage your student-athletes to apply for these $1,000-$2,000 awards honoring youth for their work to improve themselves, their teammates, and their sport as a whole! Applications now being taken.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship for Seniors - Each year, the Golden Gate Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE-GGS) awards a number of scholarships to young Bay Area women graduating from high school and going on to pursue degrees in engineering and other related degrees. Our section has one of the top SWE scholarship programs in the nation, awarding more than $18,000 last year to local students. Application deadline is 3/24.

For additional scholarships and enrichment opportunities, go to the full This Week in Counseling site and scroll down below the Newsletter submission.

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Scholarships and Enrichment opportunities that come to the SI Counseling Department are regularly updated on the portion of This Week in Counseling.  Check periodically to become aware of additional opportunities for your student(s).  Additional summer opportunities can be found on the Enrichment Programs page on the counseling section of the website, as well as the "Colleges" section of Family Connection.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)E4FC's New American Scholars Program provides financial awards to low-income immigrant college and graduate students who live or attend school in the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide scholarships of up to $7,000 to cover tuition and other expenses. Scholars are selected for their academic excellence, financial need, and community impact; they are also expected to maintain a minimum GPA (2.8 for college students and 3.0 for graduate students), and participate in ongoing E4FC programming, events, and activities throughout the year. Deadline to apply is 3/1.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SCVG) administers a variety of scholarship programs for high school seniors, college and graduate school students, and re-entry students. Through scholarships established with SVCF by individuals, families and organizations, we have awarded more than $13.6 million to students since 2007.Scholarship deadlines and requirements vary; please review complete information on each program’s webpage. In general, applications are accepted in January and February.

The National CCAA Scholarship is awarded to eight college-going high school seniors from various geographic regions attending one of our member institutions in Fall 2017. The scholarship awards were established by The National CCAA’s Board of Directors to promote Catholic higher education. We also aim to engage high school counselors in our effort to further encourage Catholic higher education. The National CCAA Scholarship is a one-time, $1,000 award. The application is brief and will take students a few minutes to complete. The deadline to apply is 3/1.

OCA SAN MATEO COUNTY CHAPTER 2017 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION. Applicants must meet the following criteria: Identify as Asian Pacific American, Intend to enroll in a college or university in the fall of 2017, and Attend the Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Saturday evening, April 29. Application deadline is apply is 3/15.

Society of Women Engineers Scholarship for Seniors - Each year, the Golden Gate Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE-GGS) awards a number of scholarships to young Bay Area women graduating from high school and going on to pursue degrees in engineering and other related degrees. Our section has one of the top SWE scholarship programs in the nation, awarding more than $18,000 last year to local students. Application deadline is 3/24.

South San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Scholarship for Seniors - The South San Francisco Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its sponsorship of college scholarships to assist students to continue their academic pursuits. Student applicants must live in South San Francisco. Candidates should submit their scholarship application/resume/essay to the Chamber office no later than Monday, March 27th, 2017 by 4:00pm. The winners and their parents will be invited to a hosted luncheon where awards and certificates will be presented on Thursday, April 27th, 2017, at the South San Francisco Elks Lodge, 920 Stonegate Drive, South San Francisco. Please review the attached documents for more detailed information.

Positive Coaching Alliance Scholarship for Juniors - High school juniors (Class of 2018) playing school or club sports may now apply for PCA's Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarships. Coaches and parents, please encourage your student-athletes to apply for these $1,000-$2,000 awards honoring youth for their work to improve themselves, their teammates, and their sport as a whole! Applications now being taken.

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Application deadline is 6/1.

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college. Application deadline is 6/1.

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse
Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring
nurse who best demonstrates:

  • A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
  • A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue
college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.
Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017.

ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Great Books + Great Conversations = St. John's College Summer AcademyOrganized in five, weeklong sessions on our Annapolis and Santa Fe Campuses, St. John's College Summer Academy nurtures students' critical thinking and personal growth. Here, you'll explore works by some of the greatest thinkers of Western culture and talk about their ideas in discussion-based classes led by our college faculty. It's a great introduction to liberal arts education. Students will also participate in an eclectic array of workshops-from poetry writing to archery to swing dance-and enjoy off-campus excursions to museums and historic sites. Applications now being taken.


embARC Summer Design Academy at UC Berkeley - Embarc is a four week summer design intensive at UC Berkeley"s College of Environmental Design that brings together high school students from diverse backgrounds to explore architecture, urban design and sustainable planning through three components: an architecture + design studio, a sustainable city planning workshop and a design-build project. Applications now being taken.

Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs redefines what a summer should be. Summer should be about doing something you love, meeting people from all over the world, preparing for college or your future career or experiencing something new. We make summer better by creating experiences people love. Camp & Program information can be found here.

Gettysburg College Summer Camps - Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, American government, creative writing, or information technology. Applications taken until camps are full.

MTC’S 2017 HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM - The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is sponsoring PAID, summer high school internships at various transportation and government agencies throughout the Bay Area. The internship will be a pre-professional learning experience for the student exposing them to areas such as public policy, business administration including finance and marketing, engineering as well as regional, urban and transportation planning. More information is available here

2017 UC Berkeley Academic Talent Program (ATDP)Each summer, this program brings highly motivated young scholars in grades 9-11 to the Berkeley campus for a six-week session of challenging and stimulating classes designed for both acceleration and enrichment. This year's Secondary Division runs from June 19 through July 28. Registration deadline for returning students is 2/15. For new students, the deadline is 3/1.

CAMINOS AL FUTURO at George Washington University - Caminos al Futuro is a full scholarship residential summer program that engages qualified juniors (rising seniors) in academic leadership development. Participants enroll in an experiential cross-disciplinary course in which they examine political, economic, and social transformations impacting Hispanic and Latino communities. Admission to the program is selective. Selected candidates will demonstrate outstanding academic scholarship and a commitment to service and leadership within Hispanic or Latino communities. Application deadline is 3/1.

2017 DOCTORS ON BOARD PIPELINE PROGRAM - The “Doctors On Board Pipeline Program” is an innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black, Native American, Hispanic, Pacific Islander and Asian students who are post-baccalaureate, pre-meds, college/university students, community college students, high seniors or juniors interested in becoming physicians or pharmacists to experience a rare snapshot of what it takes to become a physician or pharmacist. The program will occur on Saturday, March 18. Deadline to apply is 3/4.

Encampment for Citizenship - A program for young person(s) aged 15-18 who are concerned about and/or working for social justice in their community? The Encampment for Citizenship (EFC) offers a program that will develop or strengthen their leadership and critical thinking skills and provide a unique experience of a vibrant multi-cultural democratic community. This year's program will be held at Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts (July 1-25). Application deadline is 3/4.

Catapult just opened up Applications for their Spring & Summer 2017 Incubators. SI students who might be interested in starting or joining a startup are encouraged to apply to a three month immersive entrepreneurial experience. Catapult has been fortunate to have SI students excel in past Incubators. If interested, an application is now available. Deadline is 3/13.


At the Well Young Women's Leadership AcademyAt the Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy is geared towards minority girls entering the eleventh or twelfth grades. Experience the proven results:

  • Honed leadership skills
  • Improved self-confidence
  • Increased academic achievement and motivation
  • Improved essay writing and critical reading skills
  • Increased community involvement
Application deadline is 3/31.

Project Pull
 (entering its 22nd year this upcoming summer), is a paid summer internship program for highly motivated and promising high school juniors, seniors and incoming college freshman.  Project Pull is a multipart internship program, which provides a mixture of educational, challenging and fun opportunities both inside and outside the workplace.  During the eight (8) week program, students are paired with City employees who will mentor and help provide them with work experience and skills necessary to become successful in the workforce.  Interns are committed to work a total of 20 hours a week, which include 16 hours at worksite and four (4) hours at weekly enrichments. Applications now being taken. Deadline is 3/21.
 

SCOA Japan Junior Camp Counselor Internship Program 2017Sports Camp of America (SCOA) is now accepting applications for SCOA’s junior camp counselor internship program in Japan for summer 2017. The junior camp counselor position is open to current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with sports or cheer dance backgrounds. The tentative dates are from July 18 to August 17, 2017. Special arrangements can be made on a case by case basis for those candidates who cannot stay the entire time. The deadline to submit applications is March 31, 2017.


St. Louis University Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology - Saint Louis University's Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology would like to invite your students to apply for one of our four engineering and aviation-related summer programs! Applications are now open and multiple scholarships are available for all summer programs. Deadline to apply is 3/31.

Frontiers Pre-College Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Frontiers is an on-campus, residential exploration and learning experience that challenges soon-to-be high school juniors and seniors to explore the outer limits of knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Attend one or both sessions to immerse yourself in laboratory techniques and unsolved problems across a variety of engineering and science disciplines while experiencing college life firsthand. Application deadline is 4/15.

Discover Carnegie Mellon
: Are you going to be a junior or senior in high school? If so, consider spending the summer in one of our distinct summer Pre-College programs! Our summer Pre-College programs will show you what life at Carnegie Mellon is all about - from the classroom to what's happening on weekends. You'll meet people from all over the world, be inspired by our world-renowned faculty, take part in the excitement of campus and have the opportunity to explore the city of Pittsburgh. Application deadline is 4/25.

UCSF High School Outreach Conference 2017
UCSF’s American Dental Education Association (ADEA) hosts an annual High School Outreach Conference in April (4/29), which is a day that brings together dental, nursing, medical, graduate, pharmacy, and physical therapy students to introduce and encourage high school students from the bay area to pursue careers in the health sciences. The day will include motivational speakers and engaging activities hosted by students from the different professions. It is a wonderful opportunity for students to be exposed to various career paths. Deadline to register is 4/19

The National Institute of American History and Democracy (NIAHD), a joint project of the College of William and Mary and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, invites rising juniors and seniors to apply for the NIAHD Pre-College Summer Program in Early American History. Application deadline is 4/21.

Rutgers Pre-Engineering Summer Academy - Rutgers University–New Brunswick is excited to announce an opportunity for students interested in engineering. The Rutgers School of Engineering is offering the chance for students to participate in a new Pre-Engineering Summer Academy to develop their knowledge and skills through real-world field experiences. Applications now being taken. Deadline is 5/31.


UC Santa Barbara Pre-College Programs allows students to choose from six exciting programs which are designed for different kinds of students: the Early Start Program (ESP), Academic & Enrichment Program (1+1), Enrichment Program, Research Mentorship Program (RMP), Science & Engineering Research Academy (SERA) and the Local High School Student Program. These programs give high school students the unique opportunity to take regular UC Santa Barbara courses. We offer over 100 courses to choose from in 40 academic departments. Although the programs are fairly similar, there are a few differences that are tailored to students who have different goals for the summer. Applications available 12/15.

3rd Annual Stanford Sports Medicine Summer Camp!  This camp is for any high school student interested in any aspect of sports medicine.  There are two camps: Basic and Advanced camp which will be June 17-20 (basic camp) and June 21-24 (advanced camp).  To be enrolled in advanced camp students are required to have taken a high school sports medicine class, one of our prior camps, or take basic camp before. Registration begins on 1/1.

Summer at Duke University--Use your summer to prepare for college, learn from renowned professors, and experience a truly international program.  Last Summer over 500 lucky high school students spent the month of July at Duke University taking classes, going on excursions, enjoying great residential activities, and making friends from around the world! 

If you are currently in Grades 10 or  11, you can take classes with Duke Professors and earn college credit through Summer College

If you are currently in grades 9 -12, you can enjoy personal enrichment classes with a global perspective through Summer Academy
Student Programs at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting--Learn how to uncover, report and write impactful investigative reports at the country’s only in-depth Investigative Reporting Workshop for high school students, located at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University. Applications now being taken. 

CEO of My Life summer experience-CEO of my Life is a mindset, experience, community and movement of Future Innovators, Change Makers, STEM Stars, Entrepreneurs, Creatives and Movers and Shakers who will shape the world with their unique talents and ideas. Registration now being taken.

 

 

  

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