NASA Opportunities for Students
The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) provides the following STEM opportunities for free to all Virginia students:
Virginia Space Coast Scholars (VSCS)-Program for 10th grade students focusing on the missions flown or managed by NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, with a Summer Academy program at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. For more information, visit Virginia Space Coast Scholars
Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS)- Program for 11th and 12th grade students focusing on NASA’s human spaceflight missions and the Journey to Mars with an online course with a Summer Academy program at NASA Langley Research Center. Students can earn up to 4 free dual enrollment credits. For more information, visit VASTS
Virginia Earth System Science Scholars (VESSS)-Program for 11th or 12th grade students, VESSS is an interactive, on-line Earth System Science Course featuring NASA scientific research and data. The students can earn up to 5 transferable, free dual enrollment college credits and can also compete to attend a Summer Academy program at NASA Langley Research Center. For more information, visit VESSS
The Society of Women Engineers at the University of Virginia
Are you interested in learning about engineering or pursuing an engineering career? Apply for your place at The Society of Women Engineers High School Visitation Program on November 21, 2018. Deadline to apply is October 22, 2018. This program is designed to give young women the opportunity to learn about the different fields in engineering and the engineering curriculum at the University of Virginia. For more information, visit Society of Women Engineers
University of Virginia’s Multicultural Overnight Visit Experience (MOVE)
The University of Richmond is looking for high-achieving seniors who self-identify as a historically underrepresented population or are interested in issues of diversity and inclusion to further their mission to create a community of diverse scholars committed to academic excellence. While the program is open to all students, priority is given to underrepresented populations during the selection process. Students and their families will have the opportunity to experience the cultural diversity of Richmond, while getting a perspective of life as a potential student. If interested, fill out Interest Form by October 5, 2018.
Science & Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP)
The application for the Science & Engineering Apprenticeship Program has officially opened. The deadline to submit application, transcripts and letters of recommendation is October 31, 2018 @ 6 PM EST. If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202)649-3833. For the application, visit SEAP Application
University of Dayton
The University of Dayton is offering open house events for families to tour their beautiful campus, learn about admissions and financial aid, and discover experiential learning opportunities. The open house events will be held on September 30 and November 11, 12-4. For more information, visit Open House or call 800-UD-PRIDE (800-837-7433).
Case Western Reserve University
Case Western Reserve University is taking applications for their Diversity Overnight, November 11 and 12. Applications are due October 1. Diversity Overnight is designed for high schools seniors from diverse backgrounds to get an in-depth look at opportunities available to them. For more information, visit Diversity Overnight