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Adelphi University - Pre-College Program
Adelphi invites current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to get a head start on college through Adelphi's Summer Pre-College Program. Students will experience Adelphi's personalized approach to learning across a variety of programs running from July 19th through August 1st.

Banson NYC - Summer Opportunities
Banson NYC offers opportunities in the summer for interested students: Fashion Summer Camps (June 21st-27th and July 12th-18th); International Federation of Home Economists Pre-Congress Tour (July 25th - August 1st). Information and registration can be found on their website.

Boston University - Summer Opportunity
BU's Academy of Media Production is accepting applications for their 2020 Summer Program running from July 6th to 31st. Creative high school students develop their cinematic and journalistic storytelling skills producing films, videos, multi-camera productions and more. Program information and materials can be found on their website.
Deadline: March 31st

Brandeis University - Precollege Programs
For students entering the 10th, 11th or 12th grade, Brandeis Precollege will engage in the rigors of academics at a world-class university, explore the opportunities and challenges of living on a college campus, and join a vibrant community of people interested and engaged in some of the most pressing issues of our time. Program offerrings and details can be found on their website.
Priority Deadline: Feb. 1st, 2020
Final Deadline: May 1st, 2020

Carnegie Melon - Summer Pre-College Programs
Through the Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Program, rising juniors and seniors in high school have the opportunity to explore their interests while receiving instruction from Carnegie Mellon faculty and staff. Students will also participate in an outside of the classroom experience. Summer Pre-College program options include: Summer Session, Summer Academy for Math/Science, Computational Biology, National HS Game Academy, Writing/Culture, and Fine Arts (Architecture, Art, Design. Drama, Music).
Deadlines: Preferred (March 1st); Final (March 15th)

Computer Science Online - Computer Science Resources for Minorities
The Computer Science Online guide focuses on helping minority students on why they should consider getting into the field, exploring different computer science programs and colleges, and what to look for in a computer science degree. You can check out the guide via this link.

Cornell University - High School Summer Engineering Academies
The CURIE and CATALYST Academies are one-week summer residential programs for high school students who excel in math and science, enjoy solving problems, and want to learn more about careers in engineering. The target population for the CURIE Academy is rising junior and senior women students of all backgrounds; while the target population for the CATALYST Academy are rising junior and senior male and female students from backgrounds (African American, Native American/Alaska Native, Latino/a and Pacific Islander, and/or first generation college students) severely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines.

Duke University - Summer Session
Duke offers three summer programs for interested students: Summer College (students currently in grades 10-12); Summer Academy (students currently in grades 9-12); and Accelerated STEM Academy (students currently in grades 9-12. Information on all summer programs at Duke can be accessed via their webpage.
Early Admissions Deadline: March 3, 2020
Final Admissions Deadline: April 15, 2020

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Summer Programs
FDU’s Pre-College Program for grades 10-12 exposes students to exciting academic and professional topics such as artificial intelligence and robotics, cyber security, finance, and the health sciences, among many others. Their Junior Pre-College Program for grades 7-9 covers diverse fields including engineering, lab chemistry, fashion design and creative writing. Both programs are offered on the Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck and Florham Campus in Madison in two sessions: July 6 to July 16 and July 20 to July 30. Classes are held Monday through Thursday in the morning and afternoon.

Gettysburg College - Summer Programs
Gettysburg College offers several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Information on each of the following programs is available via their website: 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp, Build a Bot and Code It Too, Camp Psych, Civil War Era Studies Camp, Young Writers' Workshop, and Civil War Institute Summer Conference.

Landmark College - Summer Programs
Landmark College has pioneered innovative academic strategies and techniques for students with learning differences such as dyslexia, ADHD, executive function challenges, and autism. They invite any high school or college student who dreams of being a more confident and better prepared learner to explore their summer programs. Choose from locations at their own campus in Putney, Vermont and at the campuses of the University of California–Berkeley and Johnson & Wales University Denver.

Lehigh University - Summer Academy
Lehigh University Summer Academy is a three-week pre-college residential program for rising 6th -11th grade students. Through one of two summer sessions, accepted students are offered innovative, thought-provoking and enriching course work, combined with learning that extends beyond the traditional classroom. Service-learning projects, leadership development, field trips and social events will also be an integral part of the program. Rolling admissions until space is filled.

LIM College - Fashion Labs
Summer Fashion Lab is a comprehensive pre-college program. With week-long credit and non-credit courses, participants study fashion at the college level, experience New York City, and get a taste of life at LIM. A limited number of scholarships are available.
Saturday Fashion Lab is a series of workshops held on Saturdays in the spring. Participants are introduced to various areas of the fashion business, including buying, styling, marketing, merchandising, and product development.

Montclair State University 
Early College Program
Montclair State University is offering academically ambitious high school students an opportunity to complement high school study with Montclair State University coursework with the Spring 2020 Early College Program . Through this pre-college program, rising juniors and seniors earn transferable college credits, experience the rigors and expectations of college-level classes, learn alongside Montclair State University students and engage in courses taught by University professors on campus or online. Rolling admissions up to one week prior to each session, space permitting.

Hispanic Student College Institute
Montclair State University, the largest four-year Hispanic Serving Institution in New Jersey, is offering a Hispanic Student College Institute on July 14-16, 2020, for rising high school juniors and seniors. The Institute will be an experience for 200 students who identify as Hispanic. They will be challenged to think big about their future and the impact they will have on their community after college. Institute participants have no cost to attend, will be eligible for scholarships to attend Montclair State University in the future, and will receive certificates of completion to include in their college applications and their resumes.

Princeton University - DuBois Summer Institute
Interested applicants are invited to participate in the 2020 W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute at Princeton University. The Institute will be held on the campus of Princeton University from June 20 to July 25. Program information and application materials can be found on the program's website.
Scholarship Consideration Deadline: February 28th
Final Application Deadline: March 6th

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Summer Program
PREFACE is a summer program for talented students who have been historically under-served in the areas of science, engineering and the technological fields, and who express a strong, early interest in pursuing careers in these areas. This year’s program will take place Sunday, June 28 through Saturday, July 11 on the Rensselaer campus in Troy, NY. The PREFACE Program is for students who will be in either the 11th or 12th grade in the fall. Interested candidates should review the information on the PREFACE website and complete the online application.
Deadline: March 27th

Rutgers University - Summer Business Camp
At the RU Summer Business Camp, high school students learn the many facets of business in a fun and collegial environment. For the Summer of 2020, there will be two sessions running: July 5th-11th or July 19th-25th.

Smith College - Summer Pre-college Program
The Summer Pre-college Programs at Smith College offer opportunities for high school-aged women who wish to pursue their academic interests in the classroom and beyond. Areas offered include: Science/Engineering, Creative Writing, Women and Gender, Sustainability, and College Admissions Workshop. For further information and details, please visit the program's website.
Early Admissions Deadline: March 1st
Financial Aid Deadline: March 20th
Final Deadline: June 1st

Stanford University - Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs
Stanford Pre-Collegiate offers academic enrichment programs across a wide variety of disciplines—including arts, business, computer science, humanities, math, science, and more—allowing students to investigate advanced topics beyond the typical high school curriculum. Programs and course details can be found on their website.

Summer Discovery - Summer Programs
Summer Discovery High School and Middle School course registration is now open. Interested students to apply and enroll today to ensure a spot in their desired course(s). With more than 300 options including world-class STEMBusinessLaw, and Arts courses, middle school and high school students will explore academic programs this summer while experiencing life on a college campus. 

Susquehanna University - Summer Pre-College Program
Susquehanna University offers high school students a unique opportunity to spend a week living on campus with other students who share their passion Their pre-college programs include music, entrepreneurship and writing — among many others.

University of Delaware - Summer College Program
Edge summer college program is a five-week, credit-bearing college experience held July 12th - Aug. 15th. Edge is designed for high school students moving into their junior and senior years. Students in Edge will have the opportunity to attend college courses taught by University of Delaware faculty, participate in on- and off-campus curricular and co-curricular activities, and live in a UD residence hall.
Deadline: April 1st

University of Miami - Summer Scholars
At the University of Miami’s Summer Scholars Program, high-achieving high school sophomores and juniors can gain an authentic college experience and earn six college credits in a variety of areas while exploring their academic passions and considering their future career opportunities. For students seeking to gain hands-on college experience in a more condensed format, there is also a two-week, non-credit academy program, where they’ll enjoy an intense experiential learning environment.
Final Deadline: March 1, 2020

Virginia Tech - Black College Institute 2020
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.
Deadline: April 1st