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Summer Enrichment Opportunities

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Listed below is a sampling of summer enrichment programs.  If interested, Google these programs for current information on their offerings. Many other colleges host summer programs as well, and you can search by college or topic to expand your search for summer opportunities. 

Barnard Summer Programs (scholarships available)
Writing, coding, human rights, literature, film, theatre film studies, psychology, architecture, religion and political science.

Boston University (scholarships available)
High School Honors Program
RISE Internship
Intro to Medicine
Summer Challenge
Summer Preview
Pre-College Online Learning

California College of the Arts
Immerse yourself in a creative community while learning three college credits.

Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre-College Programs
Advanced Placement/Early Admission
Art & design
Drama Music
National High School Game Academy
Champlain College offers summer pre-college opportunities for high school students to immerse themselves in a subject they're passionate about, get a taste of college life and add strength to their college applications.

Hardin Simmons University (scholarships available)
Health Science Summer Enrichment Program

Harvard High School Programs

Pre-College Program
Secondary School Program
Invest In Education (in the UK)
Summer Residential Programmes: Young Investment Banker, Young Doctor, Young Engineer
Two-Day Programmes:  Young Investment Banker, Young Doctor, Young Lawyer, Young Engineer, Young Business Leader
Programmes for Ages 12-14:  Beyond Science, Beyond Maths

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Over 300 Courses available for college credit. 
Two week non-credit seminars.
Oxford Summer School
Summer courses are available in a variety of arts and STEM subject areas, including Medicine, Architecture, Law and Computer Science.  Through Oxford Royale Academy's summer school taught on the campus of the University of Oxford
Summer Seminars

Smith College
Summer programs for girls:
Field Studies for Sustainable Futures
Women's History
College Admission 
Summer Academy -- a pre-college, residential program
This is a 10 session (25 hour) program that exposes high school students to fundamental AI concepts and guides them to build a socially impactful project.  Taught by a team of Stanford grad students, students receive a personalized learning experience in small groups.
Summer Academy -- a pre-college, residential program

University of Chicago Neubaur Family Adelante Summer Scholarship Program
Full program scholarship for the students top students engaged in Hispanic and Latino communities.

University of Southern California
Four and two week programs


UT Austin:

Youth Outreach & Education -- Summer Camps and Programs

Nascent Pre College Programs

The University of Texas at Austin has supported student and community engagement in K-12 education since 1891, the year the College of Education was established. Almost every college, department and unit on campus has a pre-K-12 outreach initiative that is making a difference to young people across Texas by sharing the university’s knowledge and resources.


UT Austin: Applied Research Laboratories Apprentice Programs

Graduating seniors who will attend who have been admitted to UT Austin are invited to apply for a summer apprentice program. Preference will be given to students majoring in electrical, mechanical and aerospace engineering; physics; mathematics and computer science.

Washington University STL - Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts
Architecture Discovery and Portfolio Plus programs
High School Summer Scholars Program
High School Summer Institutes

Yale Young Global Scholars Program
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