Deadline: December 31, 2017
Award Amount: $500
Application: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: http://www.rovepestcontrol.com/rove-pest-control-scholarship/
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 advocacy firsthand. As an acting “board member” of a local charity, you will make a case of for your favorite organization and have the opportunity to benefit it in a huge way. The most compelling team will win $500 for their charity, receive a special certificate of achievement, and, most importantly, know that they made a real difference for the local community.
Enroll in Global Entrepreneur Academy and gain critical business, marketing, and strategy skills to develop real startup ventures. Students will have the chance to pitch their own ideas at the conclusion of the Academy and win awards for the best new startups.
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 summer session runs July 2nd – 15th on the University of of the South campus in Sewanee TN. Participants are rising 10th, 11th, and 12th grade writers. For more information or to apply, please visit http://www5.sewanee.edu/ywc/
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:
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 free event, students will need to visit www.kaptest.com/Prepathon to register for this event.
Students are encouraged to visit Kaplan’s free online practice resource hub for the SAT and ACT! Each quiz or test taken by students is an opportunity to give back. Students will have the opportunity to take a free SAT or ACT pop quiz, 20-minute practice, or full proctored practice test online. When students practice with Kaplan, they will donate scholarships to The Boys & Girls Clubs of America. To sign up for this event, students will need to go to http://ktp.events/dalaustonio
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/.
Please read the following instructions before starting your application and let us know if you have any questions.
Step 1. Make sure that the summer program you are interested in attending is a Joyce Ivy Foundation partner and listed among its supported program. Scholarships are not provided for all programs at partner institutions; for example, a 1-week program is not eligible.
Step 2. Complete the Joyce Ivy application and essays online. If you are not able to complete the application online, you may submit it via email or fax:
Student Application Checklist
Step 3. Once you submit your Joyce Ivy application, you will receive a confirmation email with a hyperlink for submitting additional documents and materials. Save the e-mail and link. You will use this link to submit the following additional application materials:
Note: Don’t forget that you must also apply directly to the summer program(s) of your choice for admission and, in some cases, financial aid. Check with the programs for important deadlines and requirements. If you are applying to Brown, you do not need to apply for financial aid. Make sure you identify yourself as a Joyce Ivy applicant on your summer program applications.
Step 4. Forward the confirmation email and link from the Joyce Ivy Foundation to your counselor and ask him or her to submit the following materials using the link. If it is not possible for your counselor to submit these pieces of your application via the link, he or she may submit them via fax or email.
All application materials must be received by March 1, 2017.