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.
COLLEGE/ CAREER INFO
At this time colleges are offering info sessions in person, online and/or virtual college tours. Check out their websites for more info.
College representatives will be back in person at Henry Clay this year meeting with Juniors and Seniors!!! Please check this link often to see which colleges are coming to Henry Clay and to register to meet with them. https://forms.gle/1C43ZzV5MGRxZvuY9 The schedule will be updated often.
KY CPE Helpful College-Going Resources: http://cpe.ky.gov/students/index.html
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
SCAD- Savannah College of Art & Design Info Session- 6:30pm at the Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott- register here to attend.
Henry Clay after school tutoring begins August 29- See flyer for specific details. Mon- English, Wed- Social Studies, Thurs- Math & Science 3:30-4:30pm. City bus passes are available. No Spanish 2nd semester
Morning math peer tutoring: Tuesday & Wednesdays 8-8:20am in room 134. Bring materials: HW, notes, chromebook, etc.
Free Online Tutoring through Lexington Public Library- Details here.
Free Essay Editing Services for High School Students from DePaul University- Click here for info.
ACT/SAT/PSAT/AP 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
ACT Test taking tips- https://www.act.org/content/act/en/students-and-parents/college-planning-resources/testing-advice-for-the-act.html
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.
Free ACT Prep on Learning Express Library- see teacher, counselor or media specialist for info.
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 SAT or ACT practice tests: https://www.site.studypoint.com/virtual-practice-tests-a
AP Exam Prep- Revolution Prep- https://www.revolutionprep.com/programs/test-prep/ap/
Tutors Across America- Weekend ACT & SAT Prep Bootcamp- Use coupon code TESTSUCCESS for discounted cost of $149- https://tutorsacrossamerica.com/ACTcourse/?mc_cid=f3a22087b0&mc_eid=[c3062295e8]
Other prep options: www.prepfactory.com
Wilson Pediatric Therapy & Learning Center ACT Test Prep
4-H Brochure here
FAYETTE COUNTY ACTIVITY/ SCHOLARSHIPS
4/7/23 Summer Youth Job Training Program Career Fair held April 8 from 9am-1pm- Register here to attend: https://lexingtonky.formstack.com/forms/2023_syjtp_career_fair_registration
More info at: https://www.lexingtonky.gov/summer-youth-job-training-program
4/12/23 11am-3pm UK Future Women Engineers Conference- Info here.
VolunTeens Baptist Health accepting applications until full or before 4/23- flyer here. Apply at: https://www.bhlexvolunteers.com/2023-volunteen-application.html
CENTRAL KENTUCKY ACTIVITY/ SCHOLARSHIPS
2/28/23 Young Black Voices Contest - https://carnegiecenterlex.org/writing-contests/#young-writers-contests
3/15/23 Leadership Lexington Youth Program- more info and apply at this link
3/26/23 Miss Fashionetta- Info here and application here.
KENTUCKY ACTIVITY/ SCHOLARSHIPS
3/31/23 KET Young Writers Contest- https://education.ket.org/young-writers-contest/
5/31/23 KHEAA Promote Your School Contest for current sophomores- https://www.kheaa.com/website/contest/rules
Perry Virtual Experience for high school students who gender identify as female or nonbinary & interested in pursuing careers in orthopaedics and/or engineering. https://perryinitiative.org/pve/
YMCA of Central Kentucky Black Achievers Program - https://ymcacky.org/programs/education-development/black-achievers
Neighborhood Youth Council Resource Guide
KENTUCKY SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMS
BCTC 2023 Summer Healthcare Success Academies- See flyer to apply & for more details.
University of Kentucky 2023 Summer Youth Program- 6 week career development program/work experience- See flyer for details.
Deadline: 2/28/23 University of Kentucky Health Careers Summer Enrichment Program for current 10th graders: https://ciche.uky.edu/ukaheccamps
Deadline: 2/28/23 University of Kentucky Health Researchers Youth Academy for current 11th graders: https://ciche.uky.edu/ukaheccamps
Deadline: 3/3/23 Extended to 3/17 Henry Clay Center High School Student Congress- https://henryclaycenter.org/
Deadline: 3/15/23 Commonwealth Honors Academy @ Murray State University June 3-24 https://www.murraystate.edu/cha/
Deadline: 4/1/23 University of Kentucky College of Medicine Summer Research Training Fellowship- Info here. Application here.
Deadline: 4/10/23 Eastern Kentucky University STEM Summer Camp June 4-9- flyer here. Apply at https://sciencecamp.eku.edu/
Deadline for early bird tuition: April 18, can apply after for regular tuition Western Kentucky University Personal Finance Camp- https://www.wku.edu/finance/personal-financial-planning-camp/index.php
Deadline: 4/28/23 UK Markey Cancer Center Summer Healthcare Experience (SHE) in Oncology Program- Click here for info & application.
Deadline: 5/1/23 University of Louisville Accelerated Career Awareness Program (ACAP) 1 week summer program https://community.nabainc.org/louisville/programs11/new-item2
VAMPY- Summer Program at WKU June 18- July 8 for Grades 7-10 Learn more and apply at https://www.wku.edu/gifted/vampy/
KE Summer Camp at Idle Hour Country Club needs camp counselors- see flyer for more info. Apply here.
Kentucky Historical Society Volunteers needed- https://history.ky.gov/participate/volunteer
National ACTIVITY/ SCHOLARSHIPS
Various scholarships & deadlines- EVERFI- which is a component of Advisory- https://everfi.com/k-12/scholarships-contests/
Perry Virtual Experience for high school students who gender identify as female or nonbinary & interested in pursuing careers in orthopaedics and/or engineering. Multiple sessions monthly. Calendar: https://perryinitiative.org/calendar/ Registration: https://perryinitiative.org/pve/
3/15/23 Horatio Alger Scholarships- https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/
3/22/23 Quest Bridge Scholars Program for Juniors- click here
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
OUT OF STATE SUMMER PROGRAMS
*Many colleges have summer programs so check college websites to discover more. This is a small sample of what is available.
*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 2022-Click here for booklet
Hendrix College- Life Launch @ Hendrix for current 10th & 11th graders- explore career planning & college life- https://www.hendrix.edu/summerprograms/lifelaunch/
Columbia's Pre-College Spring Programs- use this code to waive the $80 app fee- HSIM220 https://precollege.sps.columbia.edu/highschool/academic-year-immersion
National Student Leadership Conference Summer Programs all grades- https://www.nslcleaders.org/
Yale Young Global Scholars Program- Deadline 1/10/23 Click here to request more info.
Lehigh University's Iacocca Institute: https://global.lehigh.edu/iacocca-institute/high-school
University of Pittsburg Health Career Scholars Academy: http://www.hcsa.pitt.edu/
1/13/23 USC Bovard Scholars Program- https://usc-bovardscholars.smapply.org/prog/usc_bovard_scholars_for_high_school_students/
Georgetown University Pre-College Online Program: https://georgetown.precollegeprograms.org/
Boston Leadership Institute Programs for Teens https://www.bostonleadershipinstitute.com/
RISD- Rhode Island School of Design Pre-Collegiate Programs https://precollege.risd.edu/?utm_content=email2&utm_source=slate&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pc23
Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Programs- https://www.cmu.edu/pre-college/
Northwestern's College Prep Program- https://sps.northwestern.edu/college-preparation/
Cleveland State University Filmmaking Summer Camps- https://www.csuohio.edu/odyssey/odyssey-registration-form
US Naval Academy Summer STEM program- applications open 1/4/23- click here.
Denison University and the Summer TUTTI Performing Arts camp- https://summertutti.denison.edu/
Boston University Summer High School Programs- Click here for info.
Miami OH Craft Summer workshops- http://www.miamioh.edu/cca/craftsummer/
Denison University Reynolds Young Writers Workshop- apply by 3/1/23 https://reynolds.denison.edu/