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. 

    Project Uplift enables high-achieving juniors to experience college life on the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill campus over two days in May or June. Cuthbertson High School can nominate up to 15 rising seniors for this opportunity.  Please email Ms. Brown if you are interested.  Deadline: December 17th

    The Martha Guy Summer Institute (MGSI) is a unique three-week summer program offered at Appalachian State for high-achieving high school juniors interested in pursuing a degree in some area of business. This year, MGSI is looking for participants from North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and beyond.  Click here to apply.  Deadline: February 28th 

    Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp provides high school students with a window into the scientific basis of human health at Lebanon Valley College, which will be held from June 23-28.  Click here 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.

    The Shelton Leadership Challenge Program is a six-day summer experience for rising 9-12th grade students.  The core curriculum focuses on Personal Leadership Assessment and Interpersonal Dynamics.  Click here to apply.  

    Western Carolina University along with a local nonprofit, i.b.mee., are excited to offer an overnight coaching, career and leadership experience for rising 10th thru College Freshmen GIRLS from June 17-23, 2018.  Visit www.ibmee.org/live-your-legacy-camp/  to apply.  Deadline: May 31

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