Cornell’s Summer College Programs

Students interested in continuing their education at an Ivy League school are invited to enroll in Cornell’s  Summer College Programs for High School Students. Cornell’s Summer College is one of the longest running and most highly regarded precollege academic programs in the U.S. Over 1,300 motivated high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from around the world come to the Cornell campus in Ithaca, New York, each summer for an extraordinary academic and cultural experience.

At Summer College, students:

  • experience what it’s like to live and learn at a great Ivy League university,
  • take regular university courses with Cornell’s world-renowned faculty,
  • earn three to six college credits, recorded on an official Cornell transcript,
  • explore majors and career options,
  • learn how to prepare successful applications to U.S. colleges, and
  • make friends from around the world.

Cornell offers programs during two three-week sessions (June 24July 15 and July 16August 5, 2017) and one six-week session (June 24August 8, 2017) in a wide variety of subjects, including architecture, art, design, and fashion; business, hospitality, and leadership; college success and English for speakers of other languages; debate and literature; engineering and robotics; government, history, and international relations; psychology, research, and science; social change and sustainability; and veterinary medicine and animal science. Students can also create their own six-week program.

Students can learn more at and can reach Jim Schechter, PhD, Director and Janna Dawn, MILR, Associate Director at or 607.255.6203. They can also connect with other Summer College fans through Facebook. For more information, please visit

Northeast Community College Scholarships

Seniors planning on attending Northeast Community College are reminded to review and apply for applicable scholarships.  Students will need to complete the Online Scholarship Form available at no later than March 1, 2017. There are many scholarships available and one application will qualify you for most. If you have additional questions, please contact Bradley Ranslem, Director of Admissions at or (402) 844-7717.

SD Mines Summer Camps – 2017

Registration is available now for SD Mines 2017 Summer Camps! Some scholarships are also still available.

The School of Mines campus in the beautiful Black Hills is the place to be each summer to explore science and engineering.

These summer camps are designed to be fun and hands-on, and are for high school students (grades 9 – 12).  Each camp lasts five days and students come here from all over the country to attend.  While here, students live on campus and also get to explore some of the activities and attractions that the Rushmore Region is famous for.

The School of Mines offers unique and high-quality programming for the next generation of scientists and engineers. The camp’s goal is to turn young minds on to the astounding, challenging, and FUN worlds of science and engineering, through hands-on activities and one-on-one interactions with faculty and graduate students.  It’s a great opportunity for participants to get a glimpse of what their future might hold and meet other students who share similar abilities and interests.

For more information and to apply, please visit

LSW Parent Advisory Council Scholarships

The LSW Parent Advisory Council will be awarding (3) $550 scholarship to students who are graduating in 2014.  Applications for the Scholarships can be found on the LSW Counseling Center website by clicking here.  All applications must be turned in to the Counseling Center before 3:30 pm on Monday, March 17th.  Applicants must write a 600 word or less essay that addresses a “Meaningful School or Community Activity”  they have experienced while a student at Lincoln Southwest.  Essays must be typed, double-spaced, and have 1-inch margins.