Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics is a no-cost, state-funded program for academically talented North Carolina students who aspire to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
As a rising high school junior or senior, you live on a college campus for four weeks in the summer and conduct research around topics of your interest — while enjoying the company of like-minded peers.
Accepting applications now for Summer Ventures 2019. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2019.
Application instructions can be found here: https://www.ncssm.edu/summerventures/admissions
North Carolina School of Science and Math
The NCSSM Application for the Class of 2021 is now open! Applications must be submitted by January 15, 2019.
Admissions Update: NCSSM now accepts the ACT as part of the application process, see https://www.ncssm.edu/residential-admissions to learn more!
Open House Dates
December 8, 2018--FULL (contact the admission office to be placed on the waiting list)
February 2, 2019 (middle school open house)
Campus Tours offered Tuesday - Friday at 10:45 am and 1:00 pm.
To register, and for additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
NC Teaching Fellows
The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is a competitive, merit-based forgivable loans for service program that provides up to $4,125 a semester ($8,250 a year) for up to four years to highly-qualified students committed to teaching special education or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) field in a North Carolina public school.
NC Teaching Fellows applications are now open. Learn more: www.ncteachingfellows.com
APlus Test Prep: SAT & ACT Free Prep Preview
Attend a free Prep Preview and learn what APlus classes have to offer. The session includes a strategy session focused on sample test questions, info about using test scores to get college scholarships, and an ongoing Q&A during which participants get all their ACT and SAT questions answered.
For more information and to reserve seat click here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sat-act-free-prep-preview-college-prep-dec-15-tickets-52371686123
Youth Tour to Washington D.C.
Criminal Justice Fellows Program
The North Carolina Criminal Justice Fellows Program will provide forgivable educational loans for high school seniors who agree to enter a criminal justice career in North Carolina. This fellowship will fund an Applied Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, or Committee approved related field of study, from any North Carolina Community College System school in an eligible county. Students who receive the educational loan would have five years to repay, though it would be forgiven if they enter and remain in a criminal justice profession with North Carolina for four years in an eligible county.
The student must be a resident of an eligible county (see forms page) at the time of application.
****THE APPLICATION PROCESS WILL OPEN JANUARY 1, 2019 ****
APPLICATION PROCESS WILL CLOSE ON APRIL 15, 2019
CONTACT ERICA REID: email@example.com
For more information: https://ncdoj.gov/getdoc/d05154d0-5d5a-49fd-a872-b0e6392e0da5/CJFP-Guide.aspx
High School Attendance Reminders
Person County will host an ASPIRE (ACT Supplemental Preparation in Rural Education) class starting January 14, 2019. ASPIRE is an ACT prep program designed to bridge deficits in rural high school students’ performance on the ACT to increase the number of students pursuing higher education. Students will learn techniques and strategies for improving their ACT score.
As part of the course, students will receive:
> ACT practice exams with score analysis and breakdown
> The Princeton Review ACT study manual
> The Princeton Review 1,460 Practice Question manual
> The Selective College Admissions booklet
First practice test: Saturday, January 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Class instruction begins: Monday, January 14, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00PM
Apply online today at go.ncsu.edu/aspire
Applications are due Friday, December 21, 2018!
($100 deposit refundable after successful completion)
*Tentative schedule attached at end of this newsletter*