Summer Opportunities

Keep the learning going all summer!

The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program application is now available online.  This program provides scholarships for high achieving your women from the Midwest to participate in academic summer programs at some of the country’s top colleges.  To get started go to:

Summer at Smith College for academically talented young women entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2020.  For more information go to:

Stanford offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines—including arts, business, humanities, math, science, and more—allowing highly motivated students to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.  Go to for more information.

Deadlines for most of our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available.Hillsdale College is offering high school students a unique summer opportunity to study abroad with their faculty while earning Hillsdale College credit.  For more information go to:

The University of Notre Dame is offering Pre-College Summer Programs that give high school students a taste of college life, academics and the Notre Dame Community. Programs include Study Abroad Rome, Summer Scholars, Leadership Seminars and Study Abroad Ireland. Applications are live on October 15, 2019.  For more information go to

The University of Notre Dame School of Architecture is offering an exciting summer Career Discovery to learn about studying architecture before attending college.  Go to for more information.

Jacobs University Summer Camp 2020 -

Check out Duke's Summer Global Challenge courses.  Go to: for more information.

Washington University in St. Louis offers pre-college programs.  Continue on your path of academic success!  Go to for more information.

Gettysburg College is offering several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months.  Go to for more information.