Scholar Resources

College Scholarships
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) offers a list  of 2016-2017 scholarships that don’t require proof of U.S Citizenship or legal permanent residency. Includes opportunities for both high school and current college students.

South Central Scholars – open to high school juniors and seniors

Summer opportunities
Pursue your passion, build study skills, or see the world! These programs are FREE or offer scholarships, and there are many more. Ask your mentor for help to make the most of your summer.

Animals
Taking the Reins – horses and organic farming

Arts/Creative Writing
CAP Summer Arts Program (check back for 2017 info)
Self-Help Graphics Soy Artista (check back for 2017 info)
Cal State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA)

Glaciers/Wilderness
Inspiring Girls – tuition-free wilderness expeditions for young women

Government/Politics/Debate
Yale Young Global Scholars
Stanford University League of Creative Minds
Running Start – bringing young women to politics

High School Internships
LA Fund Intern Project – PAID internships for 4 or more weeks
LA Youth at Work – Gain experience and job skills

Journalism
Cal Poly Journalism Workshop
Princeton Summer Journalism

Math
Stanford University Math Camp (SUMaC)
CA State Summer School for Math & Science (COSMOS)
UCLA SMASH (both math & science)

Science
Smith College Summer Science and Engineering Program
Stanford Institute of Medicine Summer Research Program
UC Davis Young Scholars Program

Travel
Putney Student Travel

More Programs and Resources
Center for Talented Youth resource list
Education roundup
Scripps College Academy enrichment program list

Are you on track?
LAUSD class of 2017 and 2018 Graduation requirements
CSU Admission Requirements
UC Admission Requirements

Summer internships for college students
Getty Foundation Multicultural Undergraduate Internships  (paid!)
LA County Arts Internship Program (paid!)