Summer Programs Spotlight
Dear DVD Families,
Here is a list of a few Summer Programs your student may be interested in. Summer Programs are an opportunity to experience life on a college campus or career-related field while updating your resume. Application due dates are listed and other information can be found using the program’s website:
UCLA’s Summer Math and Science Honors Program, SMASH (Application due March 1st):
Program Cost: Free
The Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) is a free of cost, STEM-intensive college preparatory program for underrepresented high school students of color.SMASH boasts a rigorous 5-week, 3-year summer, fully residential STEM enrichment program which provides access to STEM coursework and access to mentors, role models, and support networks of students of color.
UCLA’s Pre-Med Summer Scholar Program (Application due March 2nd):
Program Fee: $500
The Pre-Med Summer Scholar Program is an intense, one-week, primarily educational program incorporating medical guest speakers and hospital-related tours and activities giving the Summer Scholar an involved sense of working within the field of medicine. This is not a “summer camp-like” program and housing accommodations are not included.
Girls Who Code (Application due March 16th):
Free 7-Week Summer Programs For Current 10th and 11th Grade Girls to Learn Coding and Get Exposure to Tech Jobs
SCI-Arc’s Design Immersion (Application due May 15th)
Need based Scholarships are available.
SCI-Arc’s Design Immersion Days (DID) is an immersive four-week summer program that introduces high school sophomores and juniors of varying backgrounds to the academic and professional world of design and architecture.
For other activities, check out this information sheet: Miscellaneous Summer Activities
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