Grades 9-11 Scholarships & Announcements
On this page you will find information about scholarship, nominations for scholars programs, volunteer opportunities, jobs, Colleges coming to Lexington or nearby. summer programs and more. Please read the entire list so you don't miss anything. If you would like more info about anything please see your Counselor.
Colleges coming near Henry Clay
*JUNIORS- To meet with college reps coming to Henry Clay sign up online here .
Governor's School for the Arts/Governor's School for Entrepreneurs/Commonwealth Honors Academy
GSE- Application for 9th, 10th and 11th graders at https://www.kentuckygse.com/apply
Deadline to Apply- January 20, 2020 Info sessions- Nov 19- 8am and 3:20pm in room 138, Nov 21- all 3 lunches in room 138- bring your own lunch
GSA- Application opens October 4 for 10th and 11th graders at http://www.kentuckycenter.org/education-community-arts/gsa
Prep Workshops- Registration also opens Oct 4, Info sessions Tues, Oct 22. 8am & 3:20pm- HC Library, all 3 lunches in room 138-bring your lunch
Commonwealth Honors Academy @Murray State University murraystate.edu/cha 3 week summer program for current juniors
LFUCG Parks and Recreation- Contact Suzanne Leibee at email@example.com for more information.
Lexington Living Arts and Science Center Summer Volunteer Program- must be 16 or older. Download application here & return to JoAnna Scates at firstname.lastname@example.org
Carnegie Center- Contact Erica Cook at email@example.com or 254-4175 ext 28 if interested or for more info
Math- Tuesday & Wednesday mornings 7:30am - 8:15am Room 134- Just show up
Tutoring Club- multiple subjects- Text @hctutoring to 81010 for text notifications- Tutoring typically offered on Thurs & Fri at 7:30am in room 145. Pay attention to text reminders.
After school Study Hall/Tutoring- Mondays/Wednesdays/Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm in room 4. Everyday study hall available and tutoring available according to this schedule- Mon- English, Wed- Math & Science, Thurs- Math & Social Studies No registration required
KUMON- assistants to help pre-k through high school students with math & reading skills. Monday and/or Thurs 3:30-8pm Interested applicants email firstname.lastname@example.org
McAlister's Deli- Euclid Ave- must have and maintain a 3.2GPA
Marco's Pizza is hiring insiders and drivers. Insiders must be 16. Drivers have to be 18 and have had their license for atleast 2 years. Apply at marcos.com
ACT/SAT/PSAT Registration & Test Prep
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SAT Test dates, registration and practice at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat
ACT Test dates, registration and practice at www.act.org
New ACT test prep: ACT Academy www.act.org/academy
PSAT Test date: October 16 at Henry Clay More info & test prep at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10
KAPLAN free PSAT test prep- info here.
College Vine- Your Guide to Free SAT Prep Classes- https://blog.collegevine.com/your-guide-to-free-sat-prep-classes/
6 Free Ways to Prepare for the ACT- https://www.ksl.com/article/46670146/6-free-ways-to-prepare-for-the-act-test
The College Project 5 week ACT Review course beginning Feb 3- For more info & registration email: www.thecollegeprojectky.com/events
Other prep options: www.prepfactory.com
Neighborhood Youth Council Resource Guide
College Resources for Undocumented Students www.wearethedream.us
Scholarships for Immigrant students- click here
deadlines vary Study Abroad opportunities- click here for info
Guided Pathway Support Program from the Ron Brown Scholar Program- for current 10th & 11th graders. Program is a free college advising program for college-bound African American students & their parents. More info can be received by emailing email@example.com & application at http://rbsgps.com
YMCA Black Achievers Registration packet here.
1/17/20 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest- 9th-12th grades- https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest
1/17/20 Fayette County 4-H Camp Recruitment Fair 5pm-8pm Fayette Co Cooperative Extension Office- 1140 Harry Sykes Way, Lexington-Registration info.
1/31/20 US Marine Corps Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy- open to 10th & 11th graders- https://slcda.marines.com/
1/31/20 Bezos Scholars Program- year long leadership program that amplifies youth voice and action. Info here.
2/1/20 Optimist International Essay Competition- Planning Guide here. Email essays to Optimist Club c/o Sean Smith 2417 Regency Rd, Ste E Lexington 40503
2/17/20 SCAD Challenge competition- can earn scholarships- https://www.scad.edu/admission/financial-aid-and-scholarships/scholarships/scad-challenge
3/6/20 Junior Achievement Miss Business Workshop- https://www.jotform.com/jabluegrass/jamissbusiness
3/25/20 STEM Outreach Program-10th-12th grade females- Cincinnati, OH- Saturday, April 25- http://perryinitiative.org/programs/student-online-application/
3/27/20 KET Young Writers Contest- https://www.ket.org/education/young-writers-contest/
4/15/20 Bill of Rights Institute "We the Students Essay Contest"- https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/
5/1/20 American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship- https://americancollegefoundation.org/college-planning-visionary-scholarship-details/
5/22/20 11th graders: B. Davis Scholarship http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Youth Award Contests- National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution- https://www.sar.org/education/youth-contests-and-awards
Essay, JROTC Cadet Award, Eagle Scout Program, Oration Contest
Scholarship search websites- click here for list of examples.
Many colleges have summer programs so check college websites to discover more
Wondering what to do next summer? Considering taking a gap year? TeenLife’s free online resources connect students and parents to a wide range of teen-centered academic and experiential learning opportunities that build confidence and inspire purpose and passion for life beyond school. To begin searching for summer or gap programs, go to www.teenlife.com and enter a special interest that you have in the search bar. Then filter by Summer Programs or Gap Programs. To download PDFs of TeenLife's latest guides, go to http://guides.teenlife.com/download.
College Transitions Top Summer Programs for 2020- https://www.collegetransitions.com/top-summer-programs-for-high-school-students/
Duke Summer Session- https://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students
Oxbridge Academic Programs- Summer Study 2020- Grades 7-12 https://www.oxbridgeprograms.com/download-brochure https://www.oxbridgeprograms.com/apply-now
Sullivan University Summer Camps- https://sullivan.edu/summercamp/
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange- www.usagermanyscholarship.org
Wash U Architecture, Art & Design Pre-College Programs- samfoxschool.wustl.edu/precollege
Yale Young Global Scholars- globalscholars.yale.edu
University of Southern California Summer Programs- https://summerprograms.usc.edu
Cleveland Institute of Art Summer Pre-College Program cia.edu/precollege Priority Deadline: 2/15, Application deadline 4/15/20 For 9th, 10th & 11th graders
4/8/20 Indiana University Global Summer- 9th - 11th grades- https://kelley.iu.edu/faculty-research/centers-institutes/international-business/programs-initiatives/business-is-global.cshtml
Brandeis University Precollege Programs- if interested see your counselor to be nominated-https://www.brandeis.edu/precollege/programs/index.html
Telluride Association Summer Programs- tasp.tellurideassociation.org
Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive- Lehigh University- global.lehigh.edu/iacocca-institute/high-school
University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy- www.hcsa.pitt.edu
2/1/20 Samford University Bulldog Pharmacy Camp- https://www.samford.edu/pharmacy/bulldog-pharmacy-camp
Lewis & Clark College Fir Acres Writing Workshop- go.lclark.edu/firacres Priority deadline 1/1/20
University of Miami (FL) Summer Scholars Program- Info here.
University of Southern California Bovard Scholars Program- https://bovardscholars.usc.edu/our-program/how-to-apply/
Barnard College Pre-College Summer Programs- barnard.edu/precollegeprograms
Summerfuel Academic Summer Programs- summerfuel.com
Carnegie Mellon summer Pre-College programs- https://www.cmu.edu/pre-college/academic-programs/summer-session.html
Boston University Summer Programs https://www.bu.edu/summer/high-school-programs/
Boston University Academy of Media Production summer workshop- https://combeyond.bu.edu/workshop/academy-of-media-production/
3/1- Denison University Summer Writing Workshop June 21-28. More info at https://reynolds.denison.edu/
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies- https://spcs.stanford.edu/find-yourself
University of Rochester Pre-College programs- https://enrollment.rochester.edu/precollege/
University of Delaware Edge summer college program- https://www.udel.edu/apply/undergraduate-admissions/precollege-programs/edge/
Penn Engineering Summer Academy-https://esap.seas.upenn.edu/ Priority Deadline: 2/28, Final Deadline 3/27
Carleton Summer Liberal Arts Institute- https://www.carleton.edu/summer/pre-college/programs/