Opportunities for Students
This page lists academic and enrichment opportunities for students that occur during the school year.
RPO, Inc. Debutante Cotillion Interest Meeting - The Rho Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha provides a Debutante Scholarship and Cotillion Program which provides an opportunity for debutantes to learn about topics and issues through a program focused on personal development and self-improvement. Debutantes also learn the importance of giving back to the community through service projects. If you are interested in this opportunity, you are encouraged to attend an interest meeting on September 15, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Regional Library (2412 Beatties Ford Road). Please complete this interest form prior to the meeting.
EmpowHERment Annual Teen Summit 2018 - This year's theme is Creating HERstory Middle school and high school girls will participate in interactive workshops, team building activities, and career exploration. They will also have afternoon breakout sessions on civic engagement, philanthropy, personal branding, and social media. The summit will be held on September 15, 2018 at Butler High School from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more information, please visit: http://www.empowherment.com/
Annual Health Careers Symposium - The Volunteer Association of UNC Health Care is pleased to offer the Health Careers Symposium to high school students that are interested in pursuing health-related careers. The topic for the morning session will be Oncology; the afternoon session will consist of hospital tours and hands-on experiences. This year's symposium will be held on October 18, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on UNC Chapel Hill's campus. For more information, and to register, please visit: https://www.uncmedicalcenter.org/uncmc/support/volunteer-services/2018-annual-health-careers-symposium/
Girls Educated and Motivated for Success (GEMS) - GEMS is a FREE ten-week for girls ages 13-17 that focuses on health education discussions and projects, self-esteem building activities and various community service projects. Sessions are held 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning March 7th. If you are interested, please visit: http://teenhealthconnection.org/index.php/services/health-education/gems to learn more and to complete the application.
Guided Pathway Support (GPS) Program - The Ron Brown Scholar Program’s new high school initiative--Guided Pathway Support (GPS) Program is a FREE program designed to help highly motivated college-bound African American high school students navigate the college admissions process by directing them to the most comprehensive and reliable resources available. For more information, feel free to contact GPS Program Coordinator Kiya Jones at the Ron Brown Scholar Program at (434) 964-1588 or visit: http://www.rbsgps.com/.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX) - CBYX allows students to study abroad in Germany for an academic year. The program aims to celebrate German-American friendship based on common values of democracy. Students will live with host families, attend local schools, and participate in community life. For more information, please visit: http://www.usagermanyscholarship.org/about/.
Future Falcons Program - Are you a freshman or sophomore interested in the United States Air Force Academy? If so, you may want to register for their Future Falcons Program. By registering, your name will go into their database that will allow them to send you periodic mailings. These mailings will inform you about the Academy and what you need to be doing to be a competitive applicant. You can register for the Future Falcons Program here: www.cvent.com/events/future-falcon-registration/event-summary-028d3e4fe8444783af405857a839c707.aspx
Chameleon's Journey - Chameleon's Journey is an overnight grief camp for children and teens. Camp will be held at Camp Thunderbird in Lake Wylie, South Carolina, October 20 & 21, 2018. For more information, and to apply, please visit: https://www.hpccr.org/programs-and-services/grief-and-loss/chameleons-journey. For questions, please call 704.375.0100 or email email@example.com.