This page lists academic and enrichment opportunities for students that occur during the summer.
Project Uplift at UNC Chapel Hill:
This program gives rising seniors the opportunity to experience college life on the UNC Chapel Hill campus. Students will spend two days attending classes, meeting with faculty, interacting with current UNC students, and participating in social and cultural activities. Students can chose one of the four following sessions to attend: May 23-25, May 30-June 1, June 6-8, or June 13-15. Other than the $35 non-refundable registration fee and travel costs, Project Uplift is an all-expense paid program that will include meals, room, and program materials. Academically sound students from diverse backgrounds, including those from historically underrepresented populations (African American, American Indian, Latina/o, Asian American, first-generation college, rural areas and/or disadvantaged backgrounds) are encouraged to apply. Students should also be enrolled in a rigorous academic curriculum that may include AP and/or dual enrollment courses. For more information, please visit: http://diversity.unc.edu/resources/prospective-students/summer-institutes/project-uplift/. Application Deadline: January 15, 2019.
Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics:
Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics (SVSM) provides an opportunity for rising 11th and 12th grade students to foster identified interests in science and mathematics with its enriched program in a university research setting. Selected students participate in a rigorous, four-week academic program intended to reward and stimulate students who have already demonstrated their commitment to academic growth and development in science and mathematics. SVSM is a state-supported initiative and there are NO program costs for participants. For more information, and to apply, please visit: https://www.ncssm.edu/summerventures. Deadline: January 15, 2019
VetCAMP 2019 @ University of Georgia:
Interested in becoming a veterinarian? Then this summer camp is for you! Students in grades 10-12 (at the time of application) will be involved in various activities aimed at evaluating their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, providing mentorship and helping them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path. This seven-day-long camp costs $900 to attend. The cost covers lodging, meals, instruction and social activities. Financial assistance is available to students with demonstrated need. For more information regarding scholarship opportunities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the summer camp, and to complete the application, please visit: https://vet.uga.edu/academic-affairs/vetcamp. Application deadline: January 25, 2019.
Young Innovators Program at UNC Chapel Hill:
This program is an eight-week paid summer internship offered through the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the Eshelman Institute for Innovation. Students will be able to engage in cutting-edge and innovative research in STEM as it relates to the pharmaceutical sciences. Student interns will spend approximately 32 hours per week in a research lab or center and also participate in various team building, career development, and interdisciplinary activities outside the laboratory environment. At the conclusion of the program, interns present their research project at the annual Young Innovators Program Research Symposium.
To be eligible, students must be authorized to work in the United States, be enrolled in 9th through 12th grade; be able to participate the entire duration of the program (from June 17th to August 9th, 2019, and you must be able to arrange your own transportation to and from campus Monday-Friday throughout the duration of the program. You must secure your own living arrangements if you are not within commuting distance of UNC Chapel Hill. Fore more information, and to apply, please visit: https://unceii.org/programs/young-innovators-program/how-to-apply/. Deadline: January 31, 2019.
Summer College for High School Students at Duke University:
This program is a four-week, credit-bearing program offered by Duke University. You can immerse yourself in an international college experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide the academic and residential environment conducive to collegiate success. If you are a current 10th or 11th grade student, you are eligible to apply. The program runs from July 7th - August 2nd, 2019. The cost to attend is $9,545 and includes: tuition for the credit and evening activities, dormitory housing, dining, academic supplies, ground transportation to/from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), optional linen pack rental, and recreational activities sponsored by Summer College. For more information, please visit: https://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students. Deadline: April 15, 2019.
Summer Academy for High School Students at Duke University:
Summer Academy for High School Students is a three-week, non-credit-bearing program offered by Duke University. This program will consist of two terms students can choose from that run from June 16th to July 5th, 2019 OR July 14th to August 2nd, 2019. You can immerse yourself in an international experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide the academic and residential environment to gain a global perspective on multiple areas of interest for young leaders. Students currently in grades 9 - 12 are eligible to apply. The cost to attend is $6,745 and includes: tuition for the daytime course and evening activities, dormitory housing, dining, academic supplies, ground transportation to/from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), optional linen pack rental, and recreational activities sponsored by Summer Academy. For more information, please visit: http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/duke-summer-academy. Deadline: April 15, 2019.
Accelerated STEM Academy at Duke University:
This week-long program that allows students to explore Duke’s state-of-the-art laboratories, learn about trailblazing research, and experience the life of an élite researcher. This program will offer four sessions to choose from that run from June 16th to June 21st, 2019; June 23rd to June 28th, 2019; July 7th to July 12th, 2019; and July 22nd to July 26th, 2019. This program is open to students in grades 9 to 12.The cost to attend is $2,365 and includes: tuition for the daytime course and evening activities, dormitory housing, dining, academic supplies, ground transportation to/from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), optional linen pack rental, and recreational activities sponsored by Summer Academy. For more information, please visit: summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/intensive-stem-academy. Deadline: April 15, 2019.
Summer Bridge Program at CPCC:
Summer Bridge is a six-week program (from June 17th to July 25th) that gives students an opportunity to successfully transition from high school to college in a closed, structured, and supervised environment. Courses are offered Monday through Thursday (from 8:00am - 1:05pm) at all six CPCC campuses. Those who successfully complete the Summer Bridge Program can earn up to six hours of college credit. Full scholarships are available for students who are selected for the program. Financial advising is also available. Please note - this program is for graduating seniors only. For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.cpcc.edu/mentoring/summer-bridge. Application deadline: May 1, 2019.