Other Student Opportunities



    Marist College Summer programs

    Fields of study include: cybersecurity, fashion design, psychology, criminal justice, and game design.

    Application and program information can be found by clicking here


    Stanford University

    Virtual Alumni Events to get to know the university. To register or for more information, click here.


    2022 Congressional Art Competition

    Open to grades 7 - 12. Deadline is May 16! Click here for more information.


    AsULead at Appalachian State University

    Deadline is May 10th


    Summer Leaders Experience at West Point

    Deadline quickly approaching. Click  here for more information.


    Champ Camp Leadership Council

    See flyer


    UNC Charlotte Summer Reading & Writing Program

    See flyer


    Atrium Health Volunteer: Information


    Wake Forest University

    Summer Immersion Program. See flyer


    HOBY Youth Leadership seminar

    @ UNC Asheville and open to Sophomores. Click here for more information.


    Broyhill Leadership Conference

    Rising Sophomores through Seniors. For more information, click here.


    Discover Swarthmore summer experience

    Applications will open in April for rising Seniors. Click here for more information.


    Summer STEM experience through CATALYST

    Click here for more information.


    Students seeking careers in Education

    Rising Seniors interested in education may apply for NC State University's Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT). This is a five-day summer program (July 24-28) on the NCSU campus. Click here for more information.


    Interested in a career in Transportation?

    Rising Juniors and Seniors with a GPA of 2.5 or higher may apply. Click here for more information about the Summer High School Transportation Institute associated with N.C. A&T. Deadline is April 15.


    Interested in a career in Medicine?

    Nominations are open for rising 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students. Click here for more information or see Ms. Preddy for more information.


    Are you someone who is passionate about community service?

    Click here for more information about awards and opportunities


    Worcester Polytechnic Institute: Pre-College Programs

    For rising Juniors and Seniors. Many STEM programs are available in two-, four-, or five-week sessions. Click here for more information.


    Carnegie-Mellon's Pre-College Programs

    For rising Juniors and Seniors. Click here for more information. The deadline is March 16.


    Emory University

    Juniors: QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program summer opportunity. Click here  for more information. The deadline is March 24.


    HOBY Youth Leadership

    HOBY is excited to remind you that the 2022 Leadership Seminar is still accepting students.  
    HOBY Youth Leadership


    Hispanic College Fund (HCF): College 101 Virtual Event

    HSF College 101 is a FREE, bilingual program, designed to help middle and high school students, and their parents, prepare, plan, and pay for college. HSF subject-matter experts will deliver the content and will be joined by admissions representatives from various universities. HSF College 101 is tailored to address the needs of ALL middle and high school students, and their parents. You can choose to receive information in either English or Spanish. People of all ethnicities and backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

    The curriculum will be presented by subject-matter experts and will cover topics including:

    • Preparing for and applying to college
    • Researching financial aid and scholarship opportunities
    • Understanding the real cost of a college education

    Additionally, the webinar will feature a panel with Admissions and Financial Aid professionals from varying universities This event is FREE and open to the public; however, space is limited. We encourage you to register for the event on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM ET, though there are other options to choose from if your schedule does not accommodate that specific webinar. See below for event details and instructions to register to attend. Registration will close once capacity has been reached.

    Click here to register for the English session and click here to register for the Spanish session.

    HSF 101 Flyer-English          HSF 101 Flyer-Spanish 



    SATTELLITE is a five-day STEM outreach and leadership development program with the goal of exposing high school sophomores in North Carolina to STEM careers and post-secondary educational opportunities. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of STEM activities including, but not limited to: a field trip to the Museum of Natural Sciences, an egg drop competition, and workshops in paper science engineering, textiles, and agriculture and life sciences led by NC State faculty and students. Students will not only be able to participate in a wide variety of career information programs, but they will have the opportunity to stay in dorm-style housing to get the full college experience.The application requires two letters of recommendation and a few short essays pertaining to the student’s interest in STEM. The program will be held from May 14-18 and the deadline to apply is March 11th, 2022. See the flyer HERE for more details. 


    ALA Tar Heel Girls State

    American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Tar Heel Girls State is an Americanism project designed to provide rising high school senior girls an opportunity to study citizenship in a democracy with a "hands-on" approach. The program's goal is to develop a sense of the responsibilities of citizizenship within young women leaders. The week is a practical study of the structure and operation of North Carolina state government. The event will be held June 12-18, 2022 on the campus of Catawba College in Salisbury, NC. For more information about the event, criteria, requirements, and how to apply, please see the flyer HERE.


    Engineering Camp Charlotte

    Engineering Camp Charlotte is hosting general engineering summer programs for rising 9th - 11th grades and hosted by Queens University of Charlotte. Each week-long day camp, students will learn how engineers solve problems and help people, study the 14 Grand Challenges of Engineering, work with in-progress engineering majors, Master the Engineering Design Process and Habits of Mind, and begin with introductory activities ending with a collaborative Grand Challenges Prototype project. The camps will be held June 27-July 1, July 11-15, July 18-22, and July 25-29. For more information click here. Scholarships now available!


    UNC Charlotte Summer Reading and Writing Skills Programs

    In these effective and enjoyable programs, students will make substantial gains in comprehension in fiction and nonfiction, learn to read twice as fast, and become a better writer. Students expand their vocabulary and learn the best way to take notes and study for tests. Students learn effective techniques that improve writing skills and build confidence. Students will complete homework and writing assignments more quickly and easily, get better grades, and enjoy reading more. These programs are available for rising 9th, 10th, and 11th graders. For more information or to register, call the Institute of Reading Development at 1-800-715-1498. 



    CACRAO Virtual College Fair Registration is LIVE! 





    "Auburn Theatre & Arts"
    Please Click Here
     to access Auburn University Theatre & Arts Scholarship page!


    "Stanford University"
    We are not conducting any travel or in-person events at this time but are conducting many virtual programs where students can learn more about the admission process and Stanford University. Please check this website regularly for new events or last-minute changes. If you wish to schedule a virtual campus visit and participate in our traditional undergraduate admission Discover Stanford information session followed by a student panel, please visit our Virtual Admissions Information page. If you have further questions, please feel free to call our office at (650) 723-2091.


    "Columbia Virtual Visit"
    A Columbia Undergraduate Admissions representative will host a virtual session for your region to engage with your community, share updates about Columbia and answer your questions. This session will cover academics, student life, undergraduate research, study abroad, internships, admissions, financial aid, and much more!
    Click HERE to register


    "El Camino to Clemson"
    The Clemson University Office of Hispanic Outreach, the Hispanic and Latinx Alumni Council, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, and various Clemson Latinx student-based organizations want to meet future Hispanic/Latinx students and their families at El Camino to Clemson. Attendees will have an opportunity to tour campus, interact with current students, faculty and staff and learn about the resources that make Clemson a special place for learning and living.  Please click HERE to register.


    "Davidson Admissions Intensive"
    Our Davidson Admission Intensive workshop series will be taking place throughout September and October. These virtual workshops are free to attend and open to high school juniors and seniors.
    Our two-day ACCESS DAVIDSON virtual visit program will be in October.
    The deadline to apply is Monday, September 27.
    Students will need to submit an online application, high school transcript, and senior class schedule for consideration. 


    "Discovery Day Montreat College"
    Don’t miss Discovery Day at Montreat College! This free immersive open house event is a special opportunity for prospective students and families to experience what makes a Montreat College education distinct – right here in Montreat, NC - Please click HERE





    "How To Apply to The University of Alabama"
    This online event is so much more than a general admissions presentation! It is an interactive conversation dedicated to providing students and families with information about the Fall 2022 admissions application and scholarship process. This event is hosted by Allison Pudlik, your UA- North Carolina Regional Recruiter.
    Sign Up Here



     NC Live  NC Live Career and College Readiness Resources

    NC LIVE​ is a cooperative library service for the students, faculty, business people, and residents of ​North Carolina​. Our partnership with UCPL allows our students and staff access to a myriad of information resources through this state-wide service.

    Career and College Readiness resources available through NCLive:

    Testing and Education Reference Center​ - Provides resources for standardized test preparation, researching and selecting college and graduate schools, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers. ● PSAT, ACT, SAT, AP, Accuplacer and CLEP practice tests ● Law enforcement, firefighter, Real Estate and Cosmetology practice tests ● ASVAB and AFOQT military practice test ● Career Planning Center and Tuition Cost Finder ● Peterson’s online career guides and test books in ebook format and more...

    Students can access this resource via ​NCLive​ by logging in with their student ID number as their username and birth year as their password.

    Parents can access this resource via ​NCLive​ by logging in with their UCPL library card number as their username and their chosen password.