The application for summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is now open . The NIH provides an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. To apply go to their website: https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/sip
The University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy and the Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship at Lehigh University, former Governor's School programs are accepting applications for the 2017 summer programs. Current high school sophomores and juniors are encouraged to apply. Both programs meet the need for high-achieving students and provide the experience and necessary skill set needed to continue their education beyond high school. For more information and an application visit their websites: http://go.lehigh.edu/psge and www.hcsa.pitt.edu The application deadline is February 15, 2017.
PFEW (Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week) is designed to give students a first hand experience with American free market economics and help them understand how our economy and its health affects them no matter what career path they may follow. This week long summer national and internationally acclaimed business education program is open to 10th and 11th grade students. If you are interested in applying or want more information visit their website: www.pfew.org The deadline to apply is March 3, 2017
Juniors you can win a week-long trip to Washington, DC as part of the National Rural Electric Youth Tour scheduled for June 11 - 16, 2017. Adams Electric Cooperative is looking for academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and community involvement. If you are interested, see Dr. Swope to be nominated for this program. The deadline is January 13, 2017!
Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, American government, creative writing, or information technology. Go to their website and type Summer Camps in the search bar for more information. www.gettysburg.edu
Wellspan Health Summer Volunteer Program has a variety of opportunities and open to many different types of volunteer positions within health care. Summer Program dates are June through August, 2017. Applicants must be 14 years old, and the deadline to apply is February 28, 2017. Go to their website to apply on-line: www.wellspan.org/volunteer
Penn State Mont Alto will once again partner with Summit Health, Wilson College, Shenandoah University, and Penn State Hershey Medical Center to offer an outstanding educational summer camp for students interested in learning more about health-care and medical careers. MedCamp will give students who are entering the ninth and tenth grade the opportunity to visit medical research facilities, emergency medicine units, hospitals and labs. The camp will run from Monday, June 19th through Friday, June 23rd. For more information and the application to apply please go to their website: www.montalto.psu.edu/medcamp The deadline to apply is March 31st.