Do you know of any students who can benefit from any of these summer programs? If so, I believe they’d have to jump on them ASAP because summer is just about here.

Please forward to family and friends or church members or any club or
organization that you are involved with. Our kids need every
opportunity they can get.


MIT announces its MITES Program (Minority Introduction to Engineering
and Science), a challenging 6-week summer program that prepares
promising rising seniors for careers in engineering and science. All educational, housing, meals, and activity costs

are covered if you are selected. You must, however, pay for your own transportation to and
from MIT. To apply, go to

&Engineering Apprenticeship
program (summer) – This program places academically talented H.S.
students (at least 16 yrs. old, sophomores/ juniors) with interest in
Science & Math in Dept. of Defense laboratories for an 8-week period over
the summer. This is an invaluable experience in the world of
scientific research, with hands-on exposure to scientific & engineering
practices not available in the HS environment. It is a paid
apprenticeship ($2,000), and the students are assigned a scientist or
engineer as their mentor. To apply online or get more information
about the program: Students must submit their transcript (minimum.
GPA 3.0) and teacher recommendation to the program director for
consideration, and daily transportation is the student’s responsibility.

The program runs from June 22 – August 14, 2009.

FREE! Princeton University announces
 its Summer Journalism Program for
low-income sophomores or juniors with at least a 3.5 GPA (on a 4.0
scale) who have an interest in journalism? The cost is free including
travel costs to and from Princeton! Apply now! Go to

FREE!! The National Center for Health Marketing’sGlobal Health
is pleased to offer the 2009CDC Disease Detective Camp
(DDC). DDC is an academic day camp for students who will be high
school juniors and seniors during the 2009-2010 school year. Campers
will take on the roles of disease detectives and learn how CDC
safeguards the nation’s health. The camp will be offered twice from
June 22-26 and July 13-17. For more info and to apply to go

FREE!! TheAmerican Legion
sponsors a weeklong summer leadership
program called Boys State . This year’s program will be held at
McDaniel CollegeinWestminster , Marylandfrom June 21-27. If you are
a junior interested in a leadership opportunity, see yourguidance
counselorright away for more information.

The Leadership Center atMorehouse College
presents the 2009 Coca-Cola
Pre-College Leadership Program. There are 2 programs, one for male
students completing their sophomore or junior year, and the other for
male students completing their senior year. Applicants must have a
minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). The curriculum focuses on personal
and interpersonal leadership skills. The program runs from June 20 to
June 26. The cost is $400.00. To apply, go to
Application access is listed under “Events at the Leadership Center .”

NASAt/span>sponsors the National Space Club Scholars Program
, a 6-weeksummer
internshipat NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center . It is open to
students who will be 16 years old and have completed the 10th grade by
June 2009, have demonstrated high academic success, and have an
interest in space science or engineering as a career. Applicants must
be U.S. citizens.
Applications are available in theCareer Centeror online at now!

University of Maryland, College Park:Women in Engineering
, E2@UMD,
July 12-18, or July 19-25; rising juniors and seniors. Go to call301-405-3283.

University of MarylandYoung Scholars Program
targets rising juniors
and seniors who have a strong academic record and a desire to excel to
experience college life while earning three academic credits. 14
courses are offered for three weeks from July=2
012 – 31, 2009. Visit

) – Graduating seniors who are not
sure what they want to do after high school should consider applying
for a paidcommunity service positionwith City Year,Washington, DC.,
a group of 17-24 year olds committed to full-time service for ten
months in the Washington, DC community. Benefits include living
stipend ($200 per week),
health care coverage, free metro pass, and
$4,725 educational scholarship. For more info:
email:[email protected]/dcor
call:202-776-7780, Amanda Seligman. Recruitmentopen houseswill be
held once a month at their headquarters: 918 U Street, NW , 2nd floor,
Washington , DC2000.

If this does not apply to you…please be a blessing andPASS IT ON!
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass,
It’s about learning to dance,
In the rain.”