Other Student Opportunities

  • This page lists helpful information about various opportunities for our students that are not necessarily related to scholarships. Some of these programs may have costs attached to them. We simply advertise opportunities on this page and cannot speak for the value of your investment. It is the responsibility of each individual student/family to research these programs and ask for references before investing in the program. Check back often for updates!


    ~International Baccalaureate Program at Marvin Ridge High School - Click here for information. 



    University of Georgia will be hosting VetCAMP 2018, which is scheduled for June 17-23, 2018. This program is offered to rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in the veterinary profession.  The deadline for all application materials is January 26, 2018.  Visit http://vet.uga.edu/academic/vetcamp to apply.

    Duke University is offering summer opportunities for students currently enrolled in grades 9-12.  Visit: https://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students to apply.

     Gardner-Webb University will be hosting The Honors Experience, which is scheduled for June 24-27th.  This program is offered to rising 10th, 11th, & 12th graders.  To be eligible students must have a 3.7 unweighted GPA and one of the following: 21 ACT, 1040 SAT, or 1020 PSAT.  Visit: www.gardner-webb.edu/thehonorsexperience to apply.


    Martha Guy Summer Institute for Future Business Leaders (MGSI) is a three week summer opportunity for current high school juniors on the campus of Appalachian State University.  This program inspires students through the exploration of the business world.  Visit https://marthaguy.appstate.edu/ to apply.  Deadline: February 28th  


    Rochester Institute of Technology competition is for deaf or hard-of-hearing 9-12th grade students with artistic skills.  The competition is for students creating work in web design, graphic media, 3-D animation, film, interactive media and photo illustration.  Visit www.rit.edu/NTID/DAFAC to enter your work.  Deadline: March 15th     


    The Shelton Leadership Challenge Program at N.C. Wesleyan is a six-day summer experience for rising 9-12th grade students.  The core curriculum focuses on Personal Leadership Assessment and Interpersonal Dynamics.  Visit: http://ncwc.edu/shelton-leadership/ to apply.  Deadline May 18th