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Academic Opportunities for Students

Following is a list of opportunities for elementary and middle school, high school and college students that were brought to our attention. We cannot recommend or endorse any program in particular, as we're not familiar with each. Please investigate eligibility and tuition requirements, if any, for each.

Programs: Elementary and Middle School Students

Brown University, Providence, RI: SPARK: Science for Middle School
http://brown.edu/ce/pre-college/spark/

Stanford Office of Science Outreach, Stanford, CA: Programs for Middle School Students (list)
http://oso.stanford.edu/programs/audiences/6-middle-school-students

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies, Stanford, CA: Education Program for Gifted Youth Summer Institutes Middle School Program
http://epgy.stanford.edu/summer/middleschoolprogram.html

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies, Stanford, CA: Stanford Math Circle
http://math.stanford.edu/circle/index.php

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies, Stanford, CA: Stanford Science Circles
https://spcs.stanford.edu/programs/science-circle/about

 
Programs: High School Students

Brown University, Providence, RI: Summer@Brown
http://www.brown.edu/Administration/Continuing_Studies/pc/index.php

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Disease Detective Camp (tuition-free; non-residential; rising junior and seniors)
http://www.cdc.gov/gcc/exhibit/camp.htm

The Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project
http://clylp.org/programs/

Childrens Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA: Summer Research Program
http://www.chori.org/Education/Summer_Internship_Program/summer_internship.html

City of Hope, Duarte, CA: Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy (high school and undergraduate students; generous stipend, but no housing provided)
http://www.cityofhope.org/education/summer-student-academy/Pages/default.aspx

Clark University, Worcester, MA: Summer Science Program (tuition-free)
http://www.clarku.edu/admissions/specialprograms/summerscienceprogram/index.cfm

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Telluride Association Summer Programs for High School Students
http://www.tellurideassociation.org/default.html

Duke University, Durham, NC: Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) (programs from 4th to 12th grade; financial aid may be available)
http://www.tip.duke.edu/index.html

Foothill College, Los Altos, CA: STEM Summer Camp (program for women and under-represented students who are currently sophomores, juniors, and seniors; tuition-free)
http://www.foothill.edu/sli/STEM_summer_camps.html

George Washington University, Washington, DC: Science & Engineering Apprenticeship Program
http://www.usaeop.com/programs/SEAP/index.htm

Health Jobs Start Here, California: Internships & Volunteering (list of various medical internships and volunteer opportunities throughout California)
http://www.healthjobsstarthere.com/resources/experience/find

InnerSpark, Sacramento, CA: California State Summer School for the Arts
http://www.csssa.org/home.html

Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons, Washington, DC: National Hispanic Youth Initiative (stipend and program-related expenses paid)
http://www.icps.org/Default.aspx?tabid=2078

Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth, Baltimore, MD: Summer Programs
http://cty.jhu.edu/summer/grades7above.html

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA: Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science Program (MITES) (tuition-free; rising seniors)
http://web.mit.edu/mites/MITES_Home.html

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA: Research Science Institute
http://www.cee.org/rsi/index.shtml

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA: Women’s Technology Program
http://wtp.mit.edu/

Mentoring in Medicine and Science, Oakland, CA: Medical Immersion Summer Academy (non-residential, fee-based)
http://misahealth.org/misa/

Michigan Tech, Houghton, MI: Summer Youth Program
http://youthprograms.mtu.edu/

Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA: Coca-Cola Pre-College Leadership Program (residential; male sophomore and junior students or seniors who are applying to Morehouse)
http://www.morehouse.edu/centers/leadershipcenter/ccleadership.html

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD: The National Space Club Scholars Program (non-residential; sophomores only)
http://www.spaceclub.org/scholars.html

National Institute on Drug Abuse: 2008 Summer Research with NIDA (minority high school and undergraduate students)
http://www.nida.nih.gov/PDF/SPOSummer.pdf

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease’s (NIDDK): Short-term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) (sophomore, junior and seniors)
http://stepup.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC: The Garcia Center for Polymers at Engineered Interfaces
http://polymer.matscieng.sunysb.edu/research_scholar.html

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ: Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA)
http://www.ledascholars.org/

QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship (providing scholarships to various summer programs)
http://www.questbridge.org/access/collegepreptext/

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY: Biology & Biotechnology Paid Co-op/Internships (NOTE: this contains a detailed list of many internship opportunities, including some for high school students)
http://people.rit.edu/gtfsbi/Symp/summer.htm

Smith College, Northampton, MA: Smith College Summer Science & Engineering Program (for girls)
http://www.smith.edu/summerprograms/ssep/

Spelman College, Atlanta, GA: Howard Hughes Biomedical Summer Science Program (for rising senior high school females)
http://www.spelman.edu/academics/programs/biology/howardhughes_summer.shtml

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center: Youth Opportunity Program (summer internship employment)
http://www-public.slac.stanford.edu/hr/jobs/YopProgram.asp?catid=0200

Stanford University, Stanford, CA: Asian Liver Center Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) on Asian and Pacific Islander Health (residential program)
http://liver.stanford.edu/YLC/

Stanford University, Stanford, CA: Office of Science Outreach (list of science-based outreach programs at Stanford University)
http://oso.stanford.edu/

Stanford University, Stanford, CA: Stanford Medical Youth Science Program (tuition-free residential program for low-income sophomore and junior high-school students)
http://smysp.stanford.edu/

Stanford University, Stanford, CA: Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) (tuition-free residential program for high achieving, low-income high-school students of color)
http://www.lpfi.org/smash

Stanford University, Stanford, CA: Summer Residential Camps
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/hds/scs/youth/

Stanford University Center for Clinical Immunology (CCIS), Stanford, CA: Stanford Institutes of Medical Research (SIMR) Summer Internship Program
http://ccis.stanford.edu/

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX: Clark Summers Program
http://www.clarkscholars.ttu.edu/home.htm

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, MD: Meyerhoff Scholars Program (high school seniors interested in pursuing Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degrees in STEM fields)
http://www.umbc.edu/meyerhoff/

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA: Pursuit of High Education (PoHE) sponsored by the Hmong Student Association at Berkeley (free residential program open to all high schools students with an emphasis on the Hmong student population)
http://hsab.berkeley.edu/?page_id=119

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA: Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) (free residential program for high achieving, low-income high-school students of color)
http://www.lpfi.org/smash

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA: Summer Sessions and Special Programs
http://www.summer.ucla.edu/Institutes/GeneralInfo/highschool.htm

University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA: Summer Programs
http://summerprograms.ucsd.edu/

University of Houston, Houston, TX: Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES)
http://www.egr.uh.edu/promes/?e=camps

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL: GEMS – Girls Engaged in Math and Science
http://gems.ncsa.uiuc.edu/index.html

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI: Telluride Association Summer Programs for High School Students
http://www.tellurideassociation.org/default.html

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA: Summer & Special Programs
http://www.usc.edu/dept/admissions/programs/summer//

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada: Faculty of Medicine's Youth Summer Program (MED YSP)
http://www.ysp.utoronto.ca/medicine

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY: Summer High School Institute
http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/provost/hsi/

University of Southern Florida Area Health Education Center (USF AHEC), Tampa, FL: Health Professions Summer Academy (residential program for local junior and senior students; minority and underrepresented students highly encouraged to apply)
http://health.usf.edu/ahec/HighSchool/Students-summeracademy.htm

USDA Agricultural Research Service: Summer Internships and Research Apprenticeships
http://www.ars.usda.gov/Careers/Careers.htm?docid=5927&modecode=53-25-00-00&page=2

YouSTEM for San Francisco Bay Area: Local opportunities for K-12 students in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (K-12 resource list)
http://youstem.org/main/discover/

 
Programs: College Students (Undergraduate and graduate)

Childrens Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA: Summer Research Program
http://www.chori.org/Education/Summer_Internship_Program/summer_internship.html

George Washington University, Washington, DC: Science & Engineering Apprenticeship Program
http://www.usaeop.com/programs/SEAP/index.htm

Harvard Medical School: Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program (10-week paid undergraduate internship with housing provided for out-of-area participants)
http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1105067856139-273/2014+Harvard+Medical+School+internship+ad-1.pdf

Health Jobs Start Here, California: Internships & Volunteering (list of various medical internships and volunteer opportunities throughout California)
http://www.healthjobsstarthere.com/resources/experience/find

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation/Howard University, Washington, DC: Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program (undergraduate seniors or recent graduates)
http://www.kff.org/minorityhealth/bjscholars/index.cfm

Institute for Responsible Citizenship (African American male sophomore)
http://www.i4rc.org/announcement.htm

Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons, Washington, DC: National Hispanic Youth Initiative (stipend and program-related expenses paid)
http://www.icps.org/Default.aspx?tabid=2078

The Latin American School of Medicine: Medical School Scholarship Program
http://www.ifconews.org/MedicalSchool/main.htm

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: Summer Fellowships (graduate)
http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/2637.cfm

My HealthCareer Navigator: Internships (a resource list for undergraduate and graduate students)
http://myhealthcareernavigator.com/page/internships

National Institute on Drug Abuse: Summer Research with NIDA (minority high school and undergraduate students)
http://www.nida.nih.gov/PDF/SPOSummer.pdf

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease’s (NIDDK): Short-term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) (sophomore, junior and seniors)
http://stepup.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY: Biology & Biotechnology Paid Co-op/Internships (NOTE: this contains a detailed list of many internship opportunities at colleges across the United States)
http://people.rit.edu/gtfsbi/Symp/summer.htm

Stanford University, Stanford, CA: Office of Science Outreach (list of science-based outreach programs at Stanford University)
http://oso.stanford.edu/

Stanford University, Stanford, CA: Stanford Summer Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) (residential program for undergraduate students)
http://coe.stanford.edu/pre-med/sshcop.html

Stanford University, Stanford, CA: Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program (SSRP) (residential program for undergraduate students)
http://ssrp.stanford.edu/

Stanford University, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Minority Medical Alliance (SUMMA) (pre-medical conference)
http://summa.stanford.edu/

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) (at various colleges for freshman and sophomore college students)
http://www.smdep.org/

Summer Opportunities for ALANA Undergraduate Students (African American, Latino/a, Asian American and Native American undergraduates)
http://www.doorsofopportunity.org/

University of Maryland, College Park, MD: Women in Engineering Leadership Enhancement, Application and Design (LEAD) Academies (females and males; juniors and seniors)
http://www.wie.umd.edu/precollege/lead.html

University of Maryland, College Park, MD: Youth Scholars Program (rising juniors and seniors)
http://oes.umd.edu/s/ysp/

University of Maryland College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, College Park, MD: Summer Research Initiative (rising juniors and seniors)
http://www.bsos.umd.edu/dean/summer.html

University of Georgia Graduate School, Athens, GA: Summer Undergraduate Research Program (under-represented undergraduate students)
http://www.grad.uga.edu/outreach&diversity/surp.html

USDA Agricultural Research Service: Summer Internships and Research Apprenticeships
http://www.ars.usda.gov/Careers/Careers.htm?docid=5927&modecode=53-25-00-00&page=2

Weill Cornell Medical College, the Rockefeller University and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program (underrepresented minority and disadvantaged college students pursuing combined MD-PhD degree)
http://www.med.cornell.edu/mdphd/summerprogram/

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