Stanford | Pre-Collegiate Studies

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We offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines including arts, humanities, science, and math, giving highly motivated students the opportunity to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.

Deadlines for our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available.

  • Stanford Summer Arts Institute students in grades 9–11 come together for a three-week intensive interdisciplinary arts program offering academically rigorous, hands-on courses in art, visual design, and music.
  • Stanford Summer Humanities Institute students in grades 10 and 11 explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities in seminars led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes allows students in grades 8–11 to engage in single-subject intensive study selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences.
  • Stanford AI4ALL, formerly SAILORS, invites young women in grade 9 to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals.
  • Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered around lectures, guided research, and group problem solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11.
  • Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.

Learn more about Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies programs here: https://spcs.stanford.edu/programs.

Review the complete program guide here:  stanford-pre-collegiate-studies-program-guide-2018

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NOV. 2 Deadline to Apply: Day with Doctors & Day with AHEC

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DAY WITH THE DOCTORS

Day with the Doctors is a one-day, interactive program that provides Louisiana high school students with an opportunity to experience and observe a day’s activities on a medical school campus. Students interact with faculty and medical students, discuss health careers and medical school, as well as learn basic medical diagnostic skills. Hands-on training includes: learning how to listen to breath and heart sounds, taking a radial pulse and blood pressure and improving communication and listening skills in working with patients.
LSU Health Shreveport faculty members and staff are available to answer questions regarding educational prerequisites, medical school admissions, medical school costs, and personal preparation for the commitment of a health career. This unique health career enticement program is coordinated and sponsored by Bayou North AHEC and LSU Health Shreveport to educate future health professionals about the demand for healthcare professionals in rural and under-served areas of Louisiana.
Student participation is by invitation is limited to high school juniors and seniors residing in North Louisiana and have a 3.0 grade point average or better.

A DAY WITH AHEC

Bayou North AHEC and its university partners have collaborated to provide you additional opportunities to learn about health career training programs in north Louisiana.  Spend a day at local universities and talk with faculty and staff about your career and educational goals.  You’ll gain important information, insight, tools and other resources to assist you in making good career decisions and preparing for your education and future.

2019 Ambassador Leadership Summit

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2019 AMBASSADOR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

You can join other young leaders from as many as 140 countries to develop leadership skills and prepare for college.  Above all else, the summits prepare student leaders to be responsible, successful global citizens–a must-have skill for today’s workforce.

By providing access to influential leaders, prestigious universities and skill-building workshops, the summit experience can help you:

  • Unlock leadership potential and build confidence by engaging and learning with other high-achieving students from across the U.S. and the world.
  • Expand global awareness and learn how they can make a difference in their community by developing a meaningful Community Action Plan.
  • Gain a competitive edge for college admissions, and get firsthand experience in their future careers, while staying on campuses of top universities such as Harvard, Yale, Johns Hopkins and UCLA.

Students that are nominated will receive a Certificate of Recognition and a personal invitation to participate in a summit.  After being accepted, students can apply for scholarships.

Students in 9th – 11th grades who demonstrate scholastic achievement, leadership potential, and the ability to take initiative to affect positive change see Mrs. Britt for details.

DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 26TH 

Congress of Future Medical Leaders | Congress of Future Science & Technology Leaders

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Are you interested in becoming a physician, scientist, or technologist (including biomedical scientist, software and hardware technologist, engineer, and mathematician)?  You may be interested in attending the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston from June 23, 24, and 25, 2019, or the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston on June 29, 30, and July 1, 2019.

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Each Congress is an academic honors program.  Students from all grade levels with a 3.5 GPA or higher are eligible.  For more information, go to http://www.FutureDocs.com for the Congress of Future Medical Leaders and http://www.SciTechLeaders.com for the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders.  An academic scholarship based on financial need is available for one student.

 

If you are interested in being nominated and meet the eligibility criteria, see Mrs. Britt, the junior counselor, by Friday October 5, 2018.  Do not miss out on your opportunity to be mentored by some of the most important leaders of our time!