Daily Archives: February 16, 2017

Duke Summer Academy

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Duke Summer Academy  believes that while learning, students can change the world. Students are invited to spend the summer at Duke’s Global Giver Academy and become a bona fide philanthropist.  Students will have the opportunity not only to learn the ins and outs of philanthropy by earning community service hours at local charities, but also the chance to engage in… Read more »

Sewanee Young Writer’s Conference

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The Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference at the University of the South is just the place for young aspiring authors, poets, and playwrights. Application review will begin on February 27th, 2017. For 23 years now the Conference—ranked as one of the top five such programs in the country—has played host to young writers ready to polish and perfect their literary work.The… Read more »

Foundation for LPS Scholarships

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Seniors are reminded that the Foundation for LPS Scholarship process will be  finishing up its 2017 online scholarship process February 23rd. As a reminder,  ALL applicants will need to provide three recommendations. Some scholarships do have specific requirements such as, one recommendation must be from a counselor, one from a community leader, etc. The list of scholarships with special requirements… Read more »

University of Pittsburgh’s The Bridge: College Prep & Leadership Academy

For the past three summers, high school students from across the country have strengthened their leadership skills and gained a competitive edge in the college application process through Pitt’s The Bridge: College Prep & Leadership Academy week-long program. Students will have the opportunity to: Experience life in a college residence hall and enjoy Pittsburgh area attractions Establish an action plan for applying to as… Read more »

Kaplan’s Free ACT/SAT Prep

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On Sunday, March 5th from 12pm-6pm, Kaplan will be hosting free, nonstop, Live Online prep sessions to help students get ready for the SAT on March 11th.  Instructors will train students on a different section of the SAT every hour, so students can join in at any time throughout the event. For more information and to sign up for this… Read more »

Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program

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Students interested in participating in the Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars program are reminded they have until March 1st to submit their application. For more information and to apply, please visit http://apply.joyceivyfoundation.org/. Instructions Please read the following instructions before starting your application and let us know if you have any questions. Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school students in… Read more »