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These kinds of programs generally fill up fast.  Please apply as soon as possible.


February

FBI Future Agent in Training Program  - Application deadline has been extended until February 10, 2020
This program  will be on April 17 and 24 in Little Rock.  Another session will be given in Fall, 2020, dates TBD.  This program allows high school students an opportunity to get a comprehensive look into today’s FBI. Students are provided with several presentations on topics including terrorism, cyber crime, public corruption, polygraph exams, evidence response, SWAT, and the day-to-day operations of a typical FBI office. Students also learn from special agents, intelligence analysts, language specialists, and professional staff about investigative tactics that include gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and assisting with cases. Students must be 16 to 19 years old and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. 

HPREP- Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program - Apply by February 10, 2020
Application is closed due to reaching capacity on registration.
The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at UAMS in Little Rock is holding a Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 22 in the Wilson Education Building. This program is targeted towards high school students (9th-11th grades).


March

ACT Academy - Apply by March 2, 2020
The U of A College Access Initiative team offers a 5-day ACT summer program at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville.  This academy helps students tackle the ACT and provides workshops on college admissions, academics, and campus life.  9th - 11th grade students are encouraged to apply.  The camp will be on June 9-13 and will finish with the June 13th ACT national test date.  Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch will have the camp fee waived.  

U of A Design Camp - Early bird registration by March 2, 2020
Students entering 9th- 12th grades are welcome to apply.  This year, they are offering a new two-week Fayetteville immersive camp.  This is a good opportunity to explore the design professions through hands-on-projects.  

NAEC Youth Tour Application - Due March 13, 2020 
Juniors whose parents/guardians are members of the North Arkansas Cooperative are eligible to apply for an all-expense-paid trip to Washington D.C. June 19-25, 2020.  Selected applicants will have to attend interviews to determine the winners.  For more information go to NAEC.

SAME Engineering & Construction Summer Camps - Apply by March 16, 2020
Each camp has a unique curriculum that generally features hands-on activities conducted in a competitive environment that promote teamwork, leadership, project management, and problem solving. Campers are supervised by mentors made up of professional engineers, engineering students, military personnel, educators, and other STEM professionals. The Arkansas Post of SAME offers sponsorships for these camps.  They will pay all of the camp fees, airfare and other transportation costs.  When completing the application and when you pick the Post that you wish to sponsor you, choose the Arkansas Post to request their sponsorship. The Arkansas Post requires any student to be at least 15 years old.  Students who attend these camps will be given preference for the “The Study of Engineering or Architecture scholarship” (Please see General Scholarships under April.) 


April 

M.A.S.H. - Apply by April 1, 2020. ASUMH regrets to inform that this camp has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Keep an eye out for information of this program for next year! 
The Medical Applications of Science for Health is a two-week summer camp that introduces high school students who are currently in the 10th or 11th grade to health careers.  It is scheduled for June 15 - 26 at ASUMH.  Students will shadow , learn medical terminology, participate in hands on activities, attend tours in Mountain Home and Little Rock, among other activities.  M.A.S.H is a free program.  Please see the link for requirements.  

UALR College of Engineering & Information Technology Summer Camps - Apply by April 17, 2020
For 7th - 11th grade students interested in STEM careers.  All four camps are residential and include three meals a day.There is no cost to attend.  If students don't want to stay on campus, commuting options are available.

Engineering Scholars Program - June 14 - 20

National Summer Transportation Institute - June 14 - 26

Kinco Construction Management Camp - July 12 - 17

Windstream Girls Code - July 19 - 24 - Apply by April 19, 2020


May

Jump Start - Apply by May 1, 2020
This summer program is geared for rising seniors interested in attending the University of Arkansas.  Students will engage with U of A while completing tasks related to the college going process during four days and three nights.  This program is given by the U of A College Access Initiative team.  The first session will take place on July 19-22  and the second session will be on July 22-25.  

UAMS Summer Pharmacy CampApply by May 1, 2020
Only juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. Students interested must submit an application, ACT scores, official transcript, and one letter of recommendation. The recommendation letter must be from a counselor, a math or science teacher. Camp will take place June 8-12. This camp is designed to incorporate active participation in a broad spectrum of learning experiences for qualifying students that plan to enter the field of Pharmacy. There is a fee for the camp tuition, but there are scholarships available to help with tuition cost.

Arkansas and the World:Model United Nations Summer Camp - Due May 15, 2020
The UCA in Conway is hosting this camp for GT high school students who are entering 10th-12th grades on July 12-17, 2020. This is a great opportunity that enhances the understanding of international relations, diplomacy, and organizations in the 21st century.  Mountain Home students interested in this camp please contact our GT facilitator, Ms. Marsha Partney, at mpartney@mhbombers.com for more details.













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