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.
At this time colleges are offering info sessions online & virtual college tours. Check out their websites for more info.
The College Project Workshops via Zoom- register at http://thecollegeprojectky.com/events/
*May 27 @ 6pm: The College Essay
KHEAA- Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority is a great resource for all things college related- www.kheaa.com
*Live streaming & real time sessions- https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/sessions?main=1
Virtual College Visits through Henry Clay
Junior Spring College Preview Nights- see attachment for colleges & schedule.
Virtual College Fairs: https://www.gotocollegefairs.com/
Free Online Tutoring through Lexington Public Library- Details here.
Thursdays 6pm-7:15pm Calvary Baptist Church- 150 East High St- Lexington Police Dept- Police Activities League. Flyer here.
Free Essay Editing Services for High School Students from DePaul University- Click here for info.
ACT/SAT/PSAT Registration & Test Prep
Students on free & reduced lunch can get fee waivers for the SAT & ACT- contact your counselor.
Other students who need assistance can contact Mrs. Bowman in the Youth Service Center- firstname.lastname@example.org
Kentucky Virtual Library- Free test prep https://www.learningexpresshub.com/productengine/LELIndex.html#/learningexpresslibrary/libraryhome
Free bootcamps for AP & SAT: https://www.numerade.com/courses/
ACT vs SAT- which one is best for you? Click here to learn more about Kaplan's FREE practice test weekend to help you decide.
SAT Test dates, registration and practice at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat
ACT Test dates, registration and practice at www.act.org
PSAT 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
Ultimate Test Prep- scholarship for Free ACT Prep Class- https://ultimatetestprep.com/scholarship/
The College Project 5 week ACT review class - www.thecollegeprojectky.com/events
Free Virtual Practice Tests from Study Point Tutoring: Register here.
Other prep options: www.prepfactory.com
Lexington Parks & Recreation Summer Job Opportunities- https://www.lexingtonky.gov/prjobs
posted 12/11/20 Home Goods- Lexington Woodhill is hiring now- Apply at jobs.tjx.com. Store: HomeGoods Lexington, Kentucky Woodhill
Smashing Tomato- Apply at https://bellanotterestaurantgroup.com/job-application/
Skyline Chili- To apply text SKYLINECHILI to 31996
Dairy Queen is now hiring ages 15 and up- apply at https://fourteenfoods.com/
WinShape Camps hosted by Lexington City Church needs Skills Assistants- Click here to volunteer.
LEXINGTON/ CENTRAL KY
Summer Break Program List from Partners for Youth- some free & some have a fee. Click here for list.
Aviation Camps- https://www.aviationky.org/CAMP/home.asp
5/15/21 Delta Debutante Scholarship Program for African American females with a 2.5 or higher gpa & plans to pursue a 4 year degree: http://www.dstlexky.org/debutante-experience.html
5/22/21 University of Kentucky Summer Youth Program- https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/326036
Camp Hope Virtual camp for adolescents who have experienced the death of a loved one in the past 2 years. Camp dates Thursdays 10/7-11/4. Register by Sept 23, 2021 at https://www.bgcarenav.org/our-care-services/grief-care/camp-hope
6/15/21 Fayette County Conservation District Scholarship (class of 2022)- application here.
5/21/21 Accounting Career Awareness Program Virtual Summer Camp June 14-16 Apply here.
5/21/21 Kentucky Forest Leadership Program June 6-11 More info and apply at https://kflp.ca.uky.edu/
5/31/21 KHEAA Promote your School Contest for current 10th graders- https://www.kheaa.com/website/contest/rules
YMCA of Central Kentucky Black Achievers Program accepting students- https://ymcacky.org/programs/education-development/black-achievers
Craft Academy at Morehead State University- Info for current sophomores here. Deadline to apply is 2/1/2021.
Neighborhood Youth Council Resource Guide
4 week mini-course for students developing a self-directed project: https://www.collegeessayguy.com/uncommon-summer
5/10 6-7pm "Youth Have Thoughts Too part 4" Youth Only Virtual Event Register at http://bit.ly/yhttmay2021
5/15 Get Mentored By a Forbes 30 Under 30- current 11th, free/red lunch- Learn more and apply here.
Collegeboard Opportunity Scholarships for Class of 2022: https://opportunity.collegeboard.org/?SFMC_cid=EM469187-&rid=157314210
6/12/21 Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program (11th graders) https://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php
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
FREE STEMed for Girls Program- Virtual Workshops- Learn more and register here.
Scholarship search websites- examples below
fastweb College Scholarships: 2020 Edition: https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/articles/college-scholarships-2020-edition?utm_source=solo&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20200123_EDU
Sullivan University Summer Programs: https://www.sullivan.edu/summercamp
OUT OF STATE SUMMER PROGRAMS
*Many colleges have summer programs so check college websites to discover more.
*High School Navigator- database for summer programs- https://hsnavigator.org/
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.
Teen Life's Guide to Summer Programs 2021-2021 Booklet
Virtual Internship Opportunities- Leadership Initiatives Youth Development Programs- click here for info booklet.
University of Pittsburg Health Career Scholars Academy- http://www.hcsa.pitt.edu/
Lehigh University Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive- https://global.lehigh.edu/iacocca-institute
University of Miami Summer Scholars Program- https://ssp.dcie.miami.edu/index.html
Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Program- online for 2021-https://www.cmu.edu/pre-college/academic-programs/index.html
Denison University Reynolds Young Writers Workshop for current 10th & 11th https://reynolds.denison.edu/program-details/
Foresight Prep Summer Leadership Institute- 2021 Online Impact Institute: July 5-23 https://www.foresightprep.org/2021-overview
Northwestern College Prep- https://sps.northwestern.edu/college-preparation/
Washington University in St. Louis Summer Programs- https://admissions.wustl.edu/academics/special-programs/summer-programs-for-high-school-students/
Miami University Summer Scholars Program- https://miamioh.edu/admission/high-school/summer-scholars/
The Joy of Coding online summer course at the University of Michigan- Apply by April 15, 2021 for priority consideration- continuum.engin.umich.edu
John Carroll University Young Writers Workshop- https://jcu.edu/academics/english/undergraduate/special-programs/yww/how-to-apply
Deloitte's Team Tech Challenge- FREE Virtual Summer STEM program- Info link