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Banson NYC - Summer Fashion Camps
Banson will offer two NYC Fashion Summer Camps for high school students. They are designed for teens entering 9th through 12th grades. Each week-long session will teach the students the fundamentals of the fashion industry by providing an insider's perspective. The students will stay at a college Residence Hall or hotel with a residence advisor. Each morning the group will be picked up at the dorm/hotel by a Banson NYC representative. From there we will depart for our industry visits, seminars and activities of the day. Each evening will have group activities planned. Enrollment is limited to 20 campers per session. We accept applications on a first come, first served basis. The cost is $2075.00 per student or $1875.00 per student if they register with a friend.
Session A: June 18, 2023 - June 24, 2023
Session B: July 9, 2023 - July 15, 2023

Carnegie Mellon University - Pre-college Programs
Interested students are invited to apply for Carnegie Mellon's Pre-College Programs. Their programs vary in length and all offer scholarships. The application opens on Dec. 1st and programs begin in July 2023. 

Cornell University - Engineering Summer Programs
Catalyst Academy
CATALYST Academy is a one-week residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors who desire to learn about engineering in the context of an authentic college experience. CATALYST Academy seeks to develop literacy surrounding engineering as a major course of study in college, showcase career and graduate school pathways in engineering, and demystify the admissions process. CATALYST has a particular focus on bringing together a diverse group of young minds, including those from backgrounds historically excluded from and underrepresented in STEM fields.

Curie Academy
CURIE Academy is a one-week residential program for high school girls, specifically rising juniors and seniors, who desire to learn about engineering in the context of an authentic college experience. CURIE Academy seeks to develop literacy surrounding engineering as a major course of study in college, showcase career and graduate school pathways in engineering, and demystify the admissions process. 

Georgetown University - Pre-College Program
Summer is a perfect time for motivated high school students to start thinking about college. Georgetown University’s application period for summer is now open. The online pre-college programs help students ages 13 and older explore their interests.

Johns Hopkins University - Virtual Summer Conference Program
The Global Health Leaders Conference is a Johns Hopkins University student and faculty-led program open to students in grades 9-12. Through this conference, students learn about issues in global health, public health, and medicine through lectures from leaders in these fields, develop connections with like-minded exceptional students, and share their own work and ideas on global health-related topics at the international scale. Virtual conference programming will be held throughout the summer of 2023. The conference consists of a series of multiple virtual events on multiple days throughout June-August 2023. The conference registration fee for admitted students is 99 USD; if the fee places a significant financial burden on a student’s family, financial assistance is available as they do not want the fee to be a barrier for any deserving student. There are also no application fees. The conference application is available on their website (https://glohea.org).
Deadline: February 12th

Middlesex College - Summer Programs
Both of the below programs will run from July 2023 through August 2023. These programs offer students, one free college course with credits, and support, learning, resources, along with free meals and materials. For either of these opportunities, students must apply and be admitted to Middlesex College, and be able to show financial aid eligibility or proof of financial need to access the programs. 
ASPIRE Program
The ASPIRE program at Middlesex College is once again recruiting for the upcoming Summer Academy in July 2023.  The program is helpful, even for students who may not be sure if they want to go to college, or have not yet decided where they want to attend. The goal is for students to be aware of their options, and to know what Middlesex can offer them if and when they do decide to attend here. The ASPIRE program is specifically targeting ESL students, with the goal of helping them enroll in courses at Middlesex to transition from ESL to the degree program of their choice.
EOF Summer Scholars Institute
MC also has another summer program opportunity available for non-ESL students or exempt ESL students, through the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF Summer Scholars Institute).

New Jersey Institute of Technology - College Courses
NJIT is proud to offer Academy College Courses for High School Students this Spring 2023. Academy College Courses at NJIT are designed for high-achieving students in 11th or 12th grade who want to get a jump start on their college careers. Classes meet on Saturday mornings during the semester. At the end of the program, grades are recorded on an NJIT transcript which, upon your request to the Registrar, will be sent to the university or universities of your choice. Course credits can be applied toward an undergraduate degree at NJIT and most other colleges and universities.
Deadline: Jan. 3rd

Northeastern University - Pre-College Programs
Northeastern University’s Accelerate Pre-College Programs are designed for talented high school students in the U.S. and around the world who want to give themselves a competitive edge. Their inquiry form is for students to express their interest in Accelerate: Pre-College programs and receive emails about additional Accelerate: Pre-College programming options and virtual events. The application is set to open in early December. The program application includes a financial aid section for consideration for need-based aid awards. The application deadline is Mar. 14th or until programs reach capacity. Students that apply by the early deadline of February 28, 2023 will receive a $500 discount on tuition. For additional information about programs, application requirements, global campus offerings, and important deadlines, visit their website.

Rhode Island School of Design - Summer Pre-college Programs
RISD announces that applications are now open for RISD Pre-College, their residential summer immersive. Complete and submit your Pre-College application.  Their year-round online intensive for changemakers, RISD Advanced Program Online, has also just opened registration for summer 2023.

Rutgers Business School - Summer PREP Program
The Rutgers Business School - Office of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (RBS IDEA Office) is accepting applications for the 2023 RBS Pre-College Enrichment Program (RBS PREP). RBS PREP recruits high-performing high school juniors (11th grade) from historically underrepresented and underserved backgrounds for early exposure to Rutgers Business School, business majors, careers in business, college-level courses, and immersion into life on a college campus. All program participants will be enrolled in a college level Management Skills course that meets on Saturday mornings from 9:00am – 12:15pm. This course will include both RBS PREP participants and other Rutgers undergraduate students. Lunch will be provided after class dismisses. Following lunch, students will participate in mandatory RBS PREP Program Enrichment Sessions from 1:00 –2:30pm. Program Orientation is scheduled for Jan. 9th at 6pm in Newark and Jan. 10th at 6pm in New Brunswick. The program will officially launch on Jan. 21th and end on May 6th. Please click here  to access the online program application. Interested students should complete the online application and submit supporting materials ASAP. Seats are filled very quickly. The application deadline is 5pm Monday, Dec. 19th.

Stevens Institute of Technology - Business Summer Research Program
The School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology is offering a paid virtual summer research program for high school students. In this six-week program, students will have the opportunity to work alongside a faculty member from the School of Business and assist them with research in their area of study such as management, leadership or finance.  The final assignment will include a PowerPoint presentation detailing their research findings. The program will run from July 1st through Aug. 12th and students will receive a $500 stipend after completing the program. Application information can be accessed via this link.
Deadline: March 1st

Summer Discovery - Summer Experience
Summer Discovery is getting ready to deliver an unforgettable pre-college summer experience for middle and high school students with new and updated programming and is offering several opportunities for students to save on tuition. Please visit their website at www.summerdiscovery.com for the most up-to-date program information or contact them to schedule a call to learn more.

University of Notre Dame - Summer Pre-College Programs
Applications for Summer 2023 programming on Notre Dame's campus, online, and abroad are live. High school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are eligible to apply for these programs for an introduction to college life and to earn college credit. Financial aid and grants are available. An informational flyer about their Summer 2023 program is available here.

University of Rochester - On-line Summer Pre-College Programs
The University of Rochester offers pre-college online courses to help students ages 13 and older explore their interests. The summer application period is now open.

W.E.B du Bois Scholars Institute - Accelerated Learning Academy
The W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute is a leadership development organization for adolescents and secondary students. Since its inception in 1988, the Institute has provided extensive leadership, scholarship and community service training with the goal of developing a cadre of activist scholars-leaders who excel both academically and professionally. Through rigorous university-level courses and guidance, the Institute aims to help youth develop to their fullest capacities so that they can better serve others.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. For further information, please review the ALA Flyer and Announcement for Applications
Deadline: Dec. 6th