Opportunities for High School Students

Arctic Opportunity For 11th Graders
App Deadline Jan. 31

Students learn about and participate in polar science alongside researchers and educators at field stations located in the tundra region of Kangerlussuaq, in western Greenland. The Kangerlussuaq Science Support International facility is a hub for research in the area and a resource for showcasing international, collaborative science.

Participants in the Kangerlussuaq Science Field School live in dormitory-style housing and share in cooking and cleaning responsibilities. The Field School is led by Greenland and supported by the government, and assisted by Dartmouth faculty and graduate students with experience in Greenland.

Travel, accommodations, and meals are provided to participants.


Rotary Scholarships for Seniors – application deadline, Jan. 31, 2017

The Hawai‘i Rotary Youth Foundation has announced its scholarship program for current seniors. Each participating Rotary Club (5 on Kaua’i) awards one $5,000 scholarship. A completed application must be sent to only one sponsoring Rotary Club no later than January 31, 2017. Applications are available in Joan’s office or at www.hawaiirotaryyouthfoundation.org.

Please note that most scholarship applications require attachments such as resumes, letters of recommendation, FAFSA Student Aid Reports (SAR), etc., so students are advised not to wait until the last minute to work on these applications.

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College Horizons for Sophomores & Juniors – application deadline, Feb.14, 2017

Are you an Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Native American sophomore and junior? Check out College Horizons! Kenneth Niheu, Class of 2018, attended last summer’s session at Lawrence University in Wisconsin and declared it an awesome opportunity. Next summer, the program will be held at Whitman College and Princeton University.  Learn More.

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USC Summer Programs

A pre-college summer program for rising sophomores, juniors & seniors. For more information, visit https://summerprograms.usc.edu/


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Farm Credit Scholarship – application deadline April 3, 2017

For graduates and graduating high school students interested in pursuing studies in agriculture. Applications are being accepted for a $1,500 scholarship. For more information, visit http://www.hawaiifarmcredit.com/aca-scholarship-program/

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