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  • Virginia Tech Black College Institute

     

    Virginia Tech invites talented, high-achieving and intellectually curious rising high school juniors and rising seniors to apply to participate in a summer, residential, academic leadership program at the Virginia Tech main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.
     
    Black College Institute (for rising seniors) will offer five-day sessions twice during the summer of 2020:  June 14 -June 19 and June 21- June 26.

    Black College Institute (for rising juniors) will offer a three-day session for the summer of 2019: June 28 - July 1.

    All programs are FREE of cost to students!

    *Students must arrange their own transportation to and from the Virginia Tech, Blacksburg campus.*

    Apply todayadmit.vt.edu/register/BCIapp2020

    Application closes: April 1, 2020
    Notification of acceptance: April 25, 2020
    Confirm attendance: May 10, 2020
    Unofficial Transcripts due: May 20, 2020

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  • Pathways for Future Engineers 

    Are you set to be a first generation college student? Are you interested in majoring in Engineering? 

     

    Stop by the Counseling Office and ask Ms. Halstead about more information regarding Virginia Tech's Summer 2020 Pathways Program!

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  • GRAD Student Internship Program

    GRAD is a summer internship program to help students foster skills to prepare them for the workforce. It offers 20 hrs a week paid work for 6-8 weeks at $8 an hour, as well as mentoring and community service. Visit their website for more information at:  https://www.openhand-fred.org/grad

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  • Selective Service Registration

    Don't trash your future! Remember that all men, age 18- 25, must register with the selective service. It's the law!  Complete a registration form at a local US Post Office, or register immediately at www.sss.gov  . If you are an immigrant, this will assist you in staying eligible for US Citizenship, job training programs, college loans and grants, and government jobs.

    For questions, contact Selective Service at 1-888-655-1825

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  • 2019 Law Related Programs for High School Students

    The Center for Legal & Court Technology at William & Mary Law School is offering a variety of interactive and dynamic law courses focusing on legal systems, emerging technologies, contracts & torts . For a list of classes, visit their website at www.legaltechcenter.net or email them at clct@wm.edu or call 757-221-2494

     

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  • Virginia Space Grant Consortium in partnership with NASA

    This program provides four different STEM opportunities, free to all Virginia students in middle-  high school.

     

    The four programs are as follows:

    Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology (BLAST) - this is a 3 day residential program for 8th and 9th graders focusing on STEM activities.  More information can be found at http://www.blast.spacegrant.org

     

    Virginia Space Coast Scholars (VSCS) - program for 10th grade students focusing on the missions flown or managed by NASA Wallopes FLight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore. More information can be found at http://vscs.spacegrant.org/

     

    Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) - program for 11th and 12th graders focusing on NASA's human spaceflight missions and the journey to Mars.  More information can be found at http://www.vasts.spacegrant.org/

     

    Virginia Earth System Science Scholars (VESSS) - program for 11th or 12th grade students focusing on Nasa's Earth System science missions

    More information can be found at: http://www.vsgc.odu.edu/VESSS

     

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  • College Fair Website

    http://www.gotocollegefairs.com/

    Check this website out for streamlining the College Fair Experience, and registering in advanced for college fairs so you can skip filling out information cards at every table. 

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  • Chegg's College Advising

    Are you the first in your family to attend college? All registered students on ImFirst.org—nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity's online community providing first-generation, low-income college students with inspiration, information, and support on the path to and through college—are eligible to receive two free hours of on-demand college counseling on InstaEDU.

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  • Semper Fi Fund Kids Camp

    Semper Fi Fund Kids Camp is looking for high school students to be mentors for students whose parents have been injured in the course of military duty.  Mentors must also be from a military family. For more information go to SemperFiFund.org

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