Summer Opportunities

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Summer Opportunities

Edge summer college program.  A five-week, credit-bearing college experience held July 12 - August 15, 2020.  Edge is designed for high school students moving into their junior and senior years.  More information about this program, and the link to apply, can be found at

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Bridge to the ACT Summer Intensive for Rising Seniors

June 8-12, 2020 & June 22-26, 2020

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The UMSL Bridge program has a new opportunity available for rising seniors.  The "Bridge to the ACT" Summer Intensive is a comprehensive, standardized test preparation initiative designed for rising seniors.  Each day of this week-long workshop will provide in-depth sectional analysis and a tactical learning approach that will produce outcomes on the ACT.

Eligable students must meet the following requirements:

·         Currently enrolled junior (senior in the Fall)

·         Complete an application, visit:

·         Upload/submit most current ACT score report (PDF or paper copy of official scores)

·         Preference given to returning Bridge participants

Deadline to apply is Friday, May 15, 2020

Space is limited.


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UMSL Bridge Summer Academy

June 15-July 10, 2020

Monday through Friday

7:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity for local high school students in which they are immersed in mathematics, science, written and oral communications, career research, personal and professional development and college planning.  In addition, students are provided with practice, strategy sessions and resources for standardized testing. 

All classes and workshops and laboratory activities will be held on the UMSL campus.

Students must be in the 9th or 10th grade with at a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and enrolled or have completed Algebra.  

Application deadline is May 15, 2020

Questions: 314-516-5196

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The Summer Scholars program provides scholarships for talented female high school students to participate in a summer academic program at one of our partner programs – some of the most rigorous and selective colleges and universities in the country.   The benefits: Exposure to a diverse array of peers. Exposure to a broader range of college options, Development of leadership skills, Academic and intellectual growth, Greater self-confidence, Scholars describe the experience as transformative. March 1, 2020 Application deadline, Late March 2020 Decisions sent, April 22, 2020 Scholarship reply deadline.


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Duke University Summer Session

Summer College-four-week academic credit program for students currently in grades 10-12

Summer Academy-three-week academic enrichment program for students currently in grades 9-12

Accelerated STEM Academy-one-week academic enrichment program for students currently in grades 9-12

Application opens December 3, 2019

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Bezos Scholars Program. Applications are due January 31, 2020.  Applications now open for juniors - along with an educator they nominate - are invited to apply for this year-long leadership development program. Program kicks off with an all-expenses paid experience at the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 27-July 3, 2020.  During the following school year, Scholars receive ongoing mentorship leadership development, and $1,000 in funding to launch a community change project to make a difference in their hometowns.

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Gettysburg College Summer Opportunities

Summer opportunities available for high school juniors and sophomores in subjects including:



-Creative writing


-Information Technology

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Missouri State University College of Education invites students to participate in a week-long  program for freshmen, sophomores and juniors June 7-12, 2020. FREE.  Experience the campus, participate in ACT preparation, attend workshops, experience residence hall living, delve into various education careers.


University of Missouri School of Medicine, High School Mini Medical School, 2020 Mini Medical Session Dates are: June 14th – 18th, 2020 and June 21st – 25th, 2020.  Geared toward current high school juniors interested in careers in medicine.  One-week experience designed to give students a preview of medical school. For application and more information, visit:  Applications are available on the website above after the first of year. Applications with supporting documents are due by March 1st. Contact:


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