Scholarship Searches And Application Sites
Federal Student Aid (& Fafsa4caster) https://fafsa.ed.gov/fafsa/app/f4cform?execution=e1s1
- scholarship america.org
- thewashboard.org (scholarship search for Washington State students only)
College Admission Process
- Common Application – www.commonapp.org
- United Kingdom University/College Application System – www.ucas.com
- Western Undergraduate Exchange – http://www.wiche.edu/wue
- Learning Disabled: www.ldonline.org
- Learning Disabilities Association Of America(Lda) – www.ldaamerica.org/a>
- National Association For College Admission Counseling< (Nacac) – www.nacacnet.org
- Pacific Northwest Association For College Admission Counseling (Pnacac) – www.pnacac.org
- Western Association College Admissions Counseling (Wacac) – https://www.wacac.org
- Women In Science And Engineering (Wise) www.engr.washington.edu/current/studentprogs/wise
- Volunteer Match – www.volunteermatch.org
Summer, Gap and/or Enrichment Programs
American University/Washington DC Gap Program – http://american.edu/Spexs/Augap/
Fall, spring, summer or year long programs at American University. Credit earning fall & spring programs consist of a 3 days per week mentored internship and a seminar class of your choice focusing on American politics, global business & trade, or international affairs. Summer programs participate in a global business seminar on international business and a research class.
California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) – www.cssa.ca.gov
All high school students spend one month on CalaArts campus in California honing skills in their chosen artistic field. Competitive entry.
Cornell University Summer College – www.summercollege.cornell.edu
2 – 6 week programs for high school students. Courses include: architecture, art, design, fashion, business, hotel management, college success, debate & literature, engineering, robotics, government, medicine, psychology, social change & sustainability, veterinary medicine and animal science.
George Washington University – firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-college program for high school students. 2 week programs for summer immersion, or 3 or 6 week college intensive programs with courses in arts, business, politics, robotics, medicine etc.
Oxbridge study abroad – http://www.oxbridgeprograms.com/
Major/minor courses for 1 month in England (Oxford, Cambridge), Scotland (St. Andrews), Spain (Salamanca, Barcelona), France (L’Academie de Paris), New York (Barnard), Boston(Harvard), Los Angeles(UCLA),
St. John’s college (Maryland/ Santa Fe) – www.sjc.edu
One week residential program for high school junior/seniors. Courses include, science, philosophy & literature, poetry, mathematics, visual arts. Readings include Plato, Chekhov, Descartes, Woolf, Austen, Lincoln, Locke, Aristotle, Rousseau, the Bible.
University of Rochester – www.enrollment.rochester.edu/precollege
3 week intensive studies courses in mini medical school, Hajim engineering, the art of a short film, english language program (non-native english speakers); 1,2 or 3 week courses in, biomedical tech, photography, cinema, nursing, music, pre-med – experience.
Visions – a service adventure experience – www.visions-service.com
Take part in an ambitious project with nonprofit partners that emphasis developing friendships and working together. This is not a teen tour. You will live in the heart of a community, and work on projects. 2 weeks to month long stays in Alaska, British Virgin IslandS, Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador & Galapagos, Guadeloupe, Mississippi, Montana, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Peru.
Studying abroad is a great way to expand your horizons. Whether for a semester, year or longer, I encourage all students to take this opportunity to see and learn about another country, culture and its people while earning credits toward your degree
- Earn degrees abroad – www.globalinksabroad.org
- Great Britain – www.britishcouncil.us
- Canadian University system – www.univcan.ca
- Irish University information – www.educationinireland.com/en/faqs/faqs-for-us-undergraduate- students.pdf.
- Study in Scotland – www.studyinscotland.org
- UCAS – www.ucas.com – this is the application site for all universities in the united kingdom
- campus tours
- Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL) – www.ctcl.org – 40+ small to medium sized colleges that make a differences in the lives of their students. Many students go on to graduate and professional schools. I suggest that you get the book “colleges that change lives” and read it.
- Hillel – www.hillel.org – a guide to Jewish life on universities/colleges throughout the USA
- mymajors.com – interactive site allowing students to research different major options linked to their life style and interests
- Test-optional schools – www.fairtest.org
- What can I do with this major?