Actuarial Academy for High School Students of underrepresented backgrounds. Illinois State University. Students will work on mathematical projects and will hear from practicing actuaries. Students who are selected attend at no cost. Application can be found at: http://business.illinoisstate.edu/katie/outreach/minority.shtml or call (309)438-7797

Carleton Liberal Arts experience (CLAE), is for sophomore students of African American descent or students interested in African-American culture. http://apps.carleton.edu/summer/clae

Chicago Area Health and Medical Careers Programs at IIT geared toward increasing the number of qualified minority applicants to the medical and health professions. Contact Pamela Cratic at 312-567-5912.

Cornell University CATALYST Academy one week summer residential program for high school students from underrepresented groups who enjoy and excel in math and science and are interested in engineering. The Cornell CURIE program for female rising junior and senior students of all backgrounds, and for CATALYST, rising sophomore, junior and senior male and female students of African American and Latino/a backgrounds. Both programs focus on STEM disciplines. .

17th Annual Archbishop James P. Lyke African American Male Image Award. For seniors. $8,000 in scholarship money available. Call Evelyn Slater at 708.422.1379 for more details.

Telluride Association Sophomore Seminar (along with Indiana University and U of Mich., for a six week summer program). Addresses topics culturally relevant to students of historically underrepresented groups and seeks to engage race and difference as central themes in society. www.tellurideassociation.org

Wooster Polytechnic Institute – 6-day summer residential program for African American, Latino and American Indian Students interested in science, math and engineering. Application in Summer Programs File (under Math, Science, Engineering) in Guidance Department.

University of Notre Dame - Introduction to Engineering Program. 2-week summer program gaining broad exposure to the profession of engineering. For more information visit http://www.nd.edu/~iep/index.html Some partial scholarships available.

African American Scholars at Notre Dame. Explores African American leadership and heritage. http://precollege.nd.edu

Latino Community Leadership Seminar – Notre Dame
Call pre-college programs at 574-631-0990. http://precollege.nd.edu/summer-scholars/

Young Scientist Training Program at the University of Chicago. Program for science oriented high school students of promise who wish to gain laboratory experience. 10-week summer program for minority groups. Free tuition and a stipend paid directly to the student. http://pritzker.bsd.uchicago.edu/about/diversity/pipeline.

Calvin College Entrada Scholars Program – Summer academic achievement program for minority juniors and seniors. Students pay 500.00 if admitted to the 4 week program. www.calvin.edu/entrada

Minority Engineer Recruitment and Retention Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Four week program for 10th and 11th grade students with a strong interest in math and/or science. Program is free to all qualified students.
www.uic.edu/depts/enga/merrp/ or 312-996-2201.

University of Illinois Programs:
University of Illinois STEM program: Research and learning opportunities in the area of science

The Gies College of Business will once again host its summer Emerging Business Leaders (EBL) Program from July 9 to 20. This on-campus program is designed for high-achieving Black, African American, Hispanic, Latino/a, and Native American students interested in studying business who are entering their senior year of high school. All students who participate in the EBL Program and enroll as a student in the Gies College of Business will receive a renewable merit-based scholarship to help cover their college costs.
Please invite strong underrepresented students from your school to apply for this program! The EBL website contains all of the necessary information, including activities, application criteria, costs, and important dates. The EBL application will be available on this website starting February 1. New this year, a high school counselor letter of recommendation will be required along with the student application. If you have any questions, please contact Business Undergraduate Admissions by email or phone at 217-244-3890.

Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Torch Scholars Summer Immersion Program. Intended for first-generation college students. for more information visit