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Grammy Museum – Summer Music Industry Camp

Applications for GRAMMY Camp Are Out Now!

GRAMMY Camp® is a five-day, non-residential Summer Music Industry program for high school students interested in having a career in music. Hosted by the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music (USC), students from across the country apply for one of eight offered career tracks.

AUDIO ENGINEERING
MUSIC BUSINESS
VIDEO PRODUCTION
VOCAL PERFORMANCE
ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION
MUSIC JOURNALISM
SONGWRITING
INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE

GRAMMY Camp faculty of music professionals, as well as guest industry professionals, provide valuable insight to give the campers the best chance at achieving success in their chosen career.
July 23-27, 2019
University of Southern California
Thornton School of Music
Los Angeles, CA

APPLY TODAY

https://grammy.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/camper/App?mc_cid=cdbe52f8cd&mc_eid=87a5f150c8

 

Learn more at grammycamp.com and access the 2019 application. Application deadline is March 31, 2019. For more information, please contact Julie Mutnansky at jmutnansky@grammymuseum.org.

The mission of the GRAMMY Museum is to explore and celebrate the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the creative process; the art and technology of the recording process; and the history of the GRAMMY Awards®, the premier recognition of recorded music accomplishment.

Scholarships available – The tuition for the five days is $1500, a full scholarship would cover that, and a partial scholarship would be half ($750).

Reynolds Young Writers Workshop at Denison University

Reynolds Young Writers Workshop at Denison University

Granville, OH

Application Deadline: March 3rd, 2019 at 11:59 PM

Program Date: June 16th-23rd, 2019

 

Description: The Reynolds Young Writers Workshop is open to qualified students who have completed their sophomore or junior year in high school by June of the program year.  We do not admit current ninth graders/rising sophomores. The program fee for the workshop, including tuition, housing, and meals for the 8-day program, is $1,300. (On-campus residency is required.)

 

Financial Aid: Significant financial aid is available based on need thanks to the Reynolds Endowment.

 

Link to website: https://reynolds.denison.edu/program-details/

Summer of Art

Summer of Art

Los Angeles, CA

Application Deadline: April 27th, 2019

Program Dates: July 1st-26th, 2019

Description: This intensive, four-week, pre-college program is for individuals 15 and older who wish to study at one of the top art and design colleges in the country. Serious young artists seeking to strengthen and enhance their art and design skills, as well as students with limited art training, are invited to participate.

Financial Aid: Summer of Art scholarships are available to students who, for financial reasons, would not otherwise be able to attend. Awards are based on family financial information, portfolio, and grade point average. Due to limited funding, scholarships are only available for U.S. citizens. Unless otherwise stated, awards can be used toward tuition only and cannot be applied toward supplies or other expenses.

 

Link to website:  https://www.otis.edu/summer-art

Stanford Horizon Scholars

Stanford Horizon Scholars

Stanford, CA

Application Timeline: January 17th-April 3rd, 2019

Program Dates: June 23rd-August 18th, 2019

 

Description: Stanford Summer Session’s Horizon Scholars program is a residential scholarship opportunity for low-income, high-achieving rising high school seniors who reside in the state of California to attend the High School Summer College program at little to no cost.

Financial Aid: There is little-to-no cost.

 

Link to website:

https://summer.stanford.edu/program/high-school-horizon-scholars

Pomona College Academy for Youth Success

Pomona College Academy for Youth Success

Claremont, CA

Application Timeline: November 9th, 2018-February 22nd, 2019

Program Dates: June 16th-July 12th, 2019

 

Description: The Pomona College Academy for Youth Success (PAYS) enrolls up to 90 local high school students and seeks to support them in preparing for admission to selective and highly selective colleges and universities. PAYS participants engage in a thought-provoking combination of courses, cultural events, workshops, projects and field trips during the intensive 4-week, residential program as well as throughout the academic year. PAYS serves rising sophomores through rising seniors from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education—students who are first in their family to attend college; from low income families; and are African American, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander, and/or part of other underrepresented racial or ethnic groups.

 

Financial Aid: There is no student cost.

Link to website:

https://www.pomona.edu/administration/draper-center/pays

Penn State Honors Music Institute

Penn State Honors Music Institute

University Park, PA

Application Timeline: January 7th-May 1st, 2019

Program Dates: July 14th-20th, 2019

Description: The Penn State Honors Music Institute is an intensive, week long immersion in the art of music making for talented high school students. As one of the most exciting summer music camps, specific areas of study include chamber choir, jazz ensemble, piano and wind ensemble. Students entering ninth grade in the fall of 2019 through students who will graduate in the spring of 2019 are eligible to audition.

Financial Aid: Partial scholarships are available to qualified students upon acceptance to the institute. Scholarship Information will be sent with registration materials to accepted participants.

Link to website:

https://music.psu.edu//hmi

Camino al Futuro

Camino al Futuro

George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Date: June 30th-July 19th, 2019

Description: This summer scholarship program is for motivated high school juniors going into their senior year. The program cultivates leadership potential in students who want to shape the political, economic and social issues that affect Hispanic and Latin communities.

Financial Aid: This is a fully funded program; there is no cost to apply, as long as you select the “3-Week College Intensive” option and then choose “Caminos al Futuro.”

 

Link to website:

https://summer.gwu.edu/caminos

 

Carleton College Summer Program

Carleton College Summer Program
Northfield, MN
Application Deadlines:
Feb. 15th, 2019 – First-round deadline for general and scholarship applicants and final deadline for international applicants

March 22nd, 2019 – Second-round deadline for general and scholarship applicants (this is the last day to apply for a scholarship for summer 2019)

Applications are accepted after March 22nd, but not for scholarship and on an available-space basis.

Program Dates: Varies, refer to the college’s website (link is above)

Description:
Liberal arts – Introduces black students to the strengths of a liberal arts education through a variety of courses in science, art, social sciences, and technology.

Quantitative reasoning institute – College-level experience in how social scientists think about the world. Students measure important variables of study, prepare research and present their findings.

Science institute – Learn how different areas of science link together. Students have the opportunity to complete a guided research project and earn college credit.

Writing program – High school juniors with strong reading and writing abilities, the program teaches students how to compose academic papers similar to those they will write in college

Financial Aid: Financial Aid is available for these programs. Each program has different qualifications for financial aid and scholarships, so check Carleton’s website for details. The liberal arts program is free for all accepted applicants.

Link to website:

https://apps.carleton.edu/summer/

Google in Education Computer Science Summer Institute

Hey Seniors!

Google in Education Computer Science Summer Institute

Atlanta, GA / Austin, TX / Cambridge, MA / Chicago, IL / Kirkland, WA / Los Angeles, CA / Mountain View / CA, New York, NY / Pittsburgh, PA / Seattle, WA
Application Deadline: Applications open on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019, and close on Monday, March 18th at 11:59 PM PT

Program Dates:
CSSI-HBCU
• Alabama A&M University (Huntsville, AL): June 16th-July 5th, 2019
• North Carolina Central University (Durham, SC): July 14th-August 3rd, 2019

CSSI-Extension
• California State University Chico: TBA
• California State UHiversity Monterey Bay: TBA
• California State University San Marcos: TBA
• Loyola Marymount University (LA, California): TBA
• Northeastern Illinois University: TBA
• Queen’s College CUNY: TBA

CSSI at Google (Residential)
• Seattle, WA: July 9th-July 29th
• Cambridge, MA: July 14th-August 3rd
• Kirkland, WA: July 14th-August 3rd
• Mountain View, CA: July 14th-August 3rd
• Pittsburgh, PA: July 14th-August 3rd

CSSI at Google (Commuter): July 9th-July 29th (all programs)
• Atlanta, GA
• Chicago, IL
• Detroit, MI
• Los Angeles, CA
• New York, NY

Description: Kick off your college studies in computer science with a summer program at Google. Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) is a three-week introduction to computer science for graduating high school seniors with a passion for technology — especially students from historically underrepresented groups in the field. Students participate in an intensive, interactive and hands-on program that seeks to inspire the tech leaders and innovators of tomorrow by supporting the study of computer science, software engineering and other closely related subjects.

At CSSI, students study programming fundamentals with Google engineers, get an inside look at some of Google’s most exciting, emerging technologies, and design and develop their own application with fellow participants.
Attendees will enjoy a unique residential experience in dorm-style housing at local universities.

Financial Aid and Scholarships: CSSI is an all-expenses-paid program. Google will provide housing, meals and transportation for invited students.

Link for application:
https://buildyourfuture.withgoogle.com/programs/computer-science-summer-institute/#!?detail-content-tabby_activeEl=overview

2019 California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Scholarship Program

Hello Srs!

The CLBC announces:

2019 Frederick M. Roberts College Scholarship Program

The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) Scholarship Program was established to assist deserving students by offering financial assistance to help meet educational expenses. This program provides tuition assistance to enable students to fulfill their higher education goals. Scholarship candidates must be full-time students in good academic standing at an accredited college or university. Graduating high school seniors with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning are also eligible.

To be eligible for selection, candidates must:
Complete the online CLBC Scholarship Application below (the application is NOW OPEN)

  • Complete the online CLBC Scholarship Application below
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Submit personal statement essay describing why  you should be selected
  • Two signed letters of recommendation dated within the last 90 days
    • Community member not related to you
    • School representative
  • Copy of the most recent transcript

The deadline to submit the scholarship application is Monday, April 8, 2019. Link: https://blackcaucus.legislature.ca.gov/clbc-scholarship-program

Scholarship Application Timeline:
Friday, February 15, 2019 – Applications available
Monday, April 8, 2019 – Application period closed
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 – Scholarship Recipients Announced

If you have questions, please see your counselor.

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