Summer Enrichment Opportunities

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    Attn: students who have a sincere interest in business as a college major and demonstrate leadership potential, an entrepreneurial spirit, and have unique or extensive work experience, especially underrepresented students: App State invites you to a two-week college residential  program including educational, professional development, cultural, and business professional interactions.  The application is due by February 28th, 2020.  The program this year will offer significantly reduced fees – tuition/ meal plan – a 40% reduction!  The program includes instruction on Appalachian State University’s campus in Boone, North Carolina. Only 24 students are selected, providing an intimate, hands-on experience for each participant. Tuition is $1,000 plus a meal plan of $350. Need-based scholarships are available to qualified applicants to defray tuition costs. Students should embrace meeting new people and should also be well-prepared to be away from home and able to manage a demanding schedule. Feel free to contact Barbara J Rule or Sara Figlow at or 1-877-APP-MGSI (277-6474) with questions.  Visit: for details and information.


    The ACLU National Advocacy Institute is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2020 High School Program for students ages 15-18. The ACLU National Advocacy Institute’s High School Program will bring together a diverse group of high school students (ages 15-18) from across the United States to participate in a week-long, firsthand learning experience for the next generation of social justice advocates. To learn more about the program, eligibility, and financial aid, please encourage students to visit the institute website or click here to download a program overview. The application can be found here and is due February 16, 2020 for Priority Decision. Full scholarships are available for students who qualify.  



    Boston University Summer Term

    Boston University is offering five pre-college rigorous and collaborative college life experiences that will enable students to gain a strong sense of their personal and academic potential. High School Honors is a six-week residential, commuter, or online program in which students take Boston University undergraduate courses and earn up to eight transferable college credits. Students must be entering their junior or senior year of high school in Fall 2020. RISE Internship/Practicum is a six-week, non-credit residential or commuter program in which students conduct scientific research in a university lab under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students must be U.S. citizens and entering their senior year of high school in Fall 2020.  Academic Immersion (AIM) is a three-week, non-credit residential program for students to focus intensively on a single academic topic while enjoying and experiencing life on a college campus. This summer we are offering three AIM tracks: Introduction to Experimental Psychology, Introduction to Medicine, and Creative Writing. Each track combines classroom work in the subject area with experiential learning activities. Students must be entering their junior or senior year of high school in Fall 2020. Summer Challenge is a two-week residential program in which students take two non-credit seminars of their choice and experience life on a college campus. Students must be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school in Fall 2020. Summer Preview is a one-week, non-credit commuter or residential program in which students explore one subject of interest while previewing the college experience. Students must be entering their freshman or sophomore year of high school in Fall 2020. More information:

    BU College of Communication AMP Media Summer Camp

    Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, multi-camera productions and more at Boston University's Academy of Media Production. Program Dates: July 6 - 31, 2020 Program Info & Application Materials:   Contact the program with questions at



    DUKE UNIVERSITY Summer Session Courses
    Experience an exclusive Duke-based STEM program! Take part in behind-the-scenes tours of Duke’s premier research labs, learn from Duke Faculty and do your own hands-on labs!  Learn how to solve pressing issues using strategies from experts across disciplines by applying to Duke’s Solving Global Challenges. Develop the tools you need to become a true change-maker!  Discover more about these programs and others on our website. Apply early as these popular classes fill quickly! Apply to Duke University Summer Session’s Accelerated STEM Academy:   Contact: Nicki Charles Ed.D. Duke University Director of Summer Session for High School Students


    University of Delaware

    The UD Edge summer college program prepares high school students moving into their junior or senior year for a future as a successful college student. By emphasizing academic excellence, practical skill-building and student leadership, Edge offers you the challenge, independence and excitement of a living and learning experience that can only be found at a top national university. From mid-July to mid-August, you will: Live with talented students from around the world in a university residence hall located on UD's beautiful Newark campus, Take two college-level courses, taught by excellent UD faculty members, for up to seven transferrable credits, Participate in a pre-college readiness workshop led by experienced college admissions professionals, where you'll gain insight into the college application process, including what it takes to create a competitive college essay, Engage with leaders and undergraduate students across campus to learn from their stories of personal growth, resiliency, leadership and success , Take part in a variety of cultural experiences that allow you to build community and understand the benefits of living in a diverse world


    University of North Georgia - National Cyber Warrior Academy

    The GenCyber Warrior Academy (GCWA) summer camp is a nine-day, residential cyber academy for area high school students at the University of North Georgia’s (UNG) Dahlonega Campus. The camp is focuses on "ethical hacking" and is scheduled for June 10-19, 2021.




    Summer Camp 2020 will take place on the Jacobs University campus between July 24 and August 1, 2020. Our applications are still open until March 15, 2020, and we would love to receive students from your school. This is a great opportunity to get a taste of life on our campus and meet students from around the world!  Summer Camp 2020 participants will be able to attend a workshop in one of the following academic fields: Social Sciences, Economics and Management; Mathematics and Physics; Energy, Resources and Technology.  Students who participate in the Summer Camp will also have the opportunity to book additional weeks of German language courses. Registration information for these German courses will be made available for students after they get admitted to the Summer Camp. The application requirements are submission of a complete application including: (1) A short motivation statement (2) A current academic transcript.  The deadline for submitting the application is Sunday, March 15, 2020. Decisions will be communicated on March 25, 2019.  Website: Jacobs University Summer Camp 2020 Application



    North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.

    NCSSM offers summer programs for students who are rising 5th-graders through high school seniors. With specialized coursework in areas such as artificial intelligence, biomedical sciences, and engineering, students have the opportunity to engage in real-world, hands-on experiences. Find out which summer program is right for you!  Mid-February Deadline.  More here:



    Stanford University Pre-Collegiate Studies

    Stanford offers programs across a wide variety of disciplines—including arts, business, humanities, math, science, and more—allowing highly motivated students to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.  Deadlines for most of our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available. More information:

    Stanford Summer Humanities Institute brings students in grades 10 and 11 together to explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities. Seminars are led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program. Stanford allows students currently in grades 8–11 to apply to a single-subject intensive course selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences. Stanford AI4ALL invites students in 9th grade to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals. Young women and students from underrepresented and/or low-income backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply. Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered on lectures, guided research, and group problem-solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11. Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.



    Summer Discovery is a pre-college academic and enrichment program for middle and high school students. Spend your summer with us and experience college life while gaining independence and confidence. Courses are taught by university instructors and students live on campus, exploring university towns for a robust pre-college summer experience. With 14 prestigious university partners and great metropolitan locations, Summer Discovery offers a lot to choose from!  UCLA, UCLA Business, UC Santa Barbara

    U Colorado Boulder, U Texas Austin, U Michigan, U Michigan & UCLA, U Miami, Georgetown U, Johns Hopkins, Penn, Penn Law, Wharton, Pace NYC, Wellesley, Cambridge U. City U London. Cambridge U & London, Yale-NUS Singapore High School Internships: New York City, London  APPLY ONLINE HERE




    Virginia Tech invites talented, high-achieving and intellectually curious rising high school juniors and rising seniors to apply to participate in a summer, residential, academic leadership program at the Virginia Tech main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.  Student engagement with various academic disciplines through hands-on learning and workshops within the context of the African-American cultural experience; College life experiences of residential living, campus dining, collaborative projects in university classrooms and engagement with Virginia Tech’s faculty, staff, and students; Daily workshops on (1) navigating and completing the college application process and (2) applying for scholarships and financial aid; Students embrace the Virginia Tech motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) by completing a service learning project with university and local partnerships; Explore Virginia Tech departments and organizations to build lasting connections and learn about local resources available to them; Learn about local resources available to them.  Engage in fun team building activities in our cultural, recreational, and student centers. Black College Institute (for rising seniors) will offer five-day sessions twice during the summer of 2020:  June 14 -June 19 and June 21- June 26.  Black College Institute (for rising juniors) will offer a three-day session for the summer of 2019: June 28 - July 1Apply Application closes: April 1, 2020