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Languages and Programs. NSLI-Y summer programs will be offered in all seven NSLI-Y languages.

Languages and Programs

Academic year programs will be offered in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Russian, and Turkish. Youth Activities. 2015 – 2017 TGC VP – YOUTH: Shirley Haley As all organizations know, the youth are 100% our future.

Youth Activities

In TGC we have programs from kinder to high school. In the early grades there are posters and writing contests on an adopted yearly theme. In the later grades the contests are on written prose and on public speaking about that year’s theme. REC Foundation. Ronald McDonald House Charities provides numerous scholarships ranging in value from $1,000 to $100,000.

REC Foundation

Applicants must have senior level standing in high school with a minimum 2.76 GPA. Scholarships will be given for both financial need and academic merit to full time students planning to attend accredited post-secondary institutions, vocational or technical schools. Internet Education Foundation. Real World Design Challenge. Welcome to the FIRST Robotics Competition. The varsity Sport for the MindTM, FRC combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology.

Welcome to the FIRST Robotics Competition

Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, teams of 25 students or more are challenged to raise funds, design a team "brand," hone teamwork skills, and build and program robots to perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors. It’s as close to "real-world engineering" as a student can get. Volunteer professional mentors lend their time and talents to guide each team. USFIRST.org. NFPA Foundation Home. TSA Teams. eCYBERMISSION. Rube Goldberg : Home of the Official Rube Goldberg Machine Contests.

Welcome to FIRST LEGO League. USA Computing Olympiad. The Sanford PROMISE Research Shadowing Program. This is an observational program allowing high school and undergraduate students 16 years of age or older to shadow a scientist during part of their routine day in one of our research labs.

The Sanford PROMISE Research Shadowing Program

After shadowing within our research environment, you should have an appreciation for some of the qualities required for a career as a research scientist. Remember that this is not a training program and your goal is to experience what it feels like to work within a biomedical research lab. Research shadowing Application forms must be completed and submitted to Sanford Outreach. Participants must understand and agree to the conditions outlined in the Release & Participation Agreement form.

Current research departments at Sanford Research include: Please follow this link for more information about each specific scientist’s research interests. Be aware that the laboratory area contains potential hazards. For more information, please contact: For High School Juniors - High School Scholarships - Scholarships By Grade Level. French-American%20Chamber%20of%20Commerce%20Foundation%20Press%20Release%20. Governor's School of Texas. The Governor's School of Texas, formerly the Texas Honors Leadership Program (THLP), is a summer program for academically talented high school students from Texas, who have completed their sophomore or junior years.

Governor's School of Texas

The program is a member of the National Conference of Governor's Schools. 100 students are selected each year and scholars, who are nominated by their senior counselors, are invited to serve as junior counselors for the following year. Held at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, the School is an intensive three-week residential program. The program’s curriculum is designed to develop skills in creativity, problem-solving, leadership, negotiation and conflict resolution, higher-level thinking, research and study skills and ethical decision-making.[1] As an incentive to foster creativity, the program includes no grades or academic credit.

History[edit] Lamar University[edit] Texas A&M University-College Station[edit] University of North Texas[edit] External links[edit] The ACM-ICPC International Collegiate Programming Contest. ROV Competition Home. 12 Years of Underwater Robotics: The History of the MATE ROV Competition PLUS - the 2013 international competition video is here!

ROV Competition Home

The 13th annual MATE international competition will take place June 26-28, 2014 at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, MI, USA. A network of 20+ regional contests will feed into the international event. Click here to find the MATE regional event near you! Resource: Engineering Scholarships. Posted on August 5th, 2012 by Jaimie Schock Scholarships that target students interested in engineering provide an excellent way to help pay for the rising costs of higher education.

Resource: Engineering Scholarships

Since engineering scholarships are plentiful and come from a variety of sources, such as corporations, non-profits, foundations, institutions, and governmental bodies, future engineers have a host of opportunities available to them. Below is a list of the engineering scholarships we’ve found for high schoolers, as well as collections that other websites have compiled. (NOTE: Links go directly to scholarship pages.) Unless otherwise noted, the scholarships are related directly to engineering. Internet Resources  General This is a great site that has thousands of educational videos and interactive quizzes organized by category.

Internet Resources 

The official website of the National History Bee. U.S. Department of State Youth Exchange Scholarships for U.S. High School Students. The U.S.

U.S. Department of State Youth Exchange Scholarships for U.S. High School Students

Department of State announces scholarships for American high school students to study abroad: The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) offers merit-based scholarships to U. S. high-school aged students for overseas study of seven critical foreign languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajik), Russian and Turkish. The NSLI-Y program is designed to immerse participants in the cultural life of the host country, giving them invaluable formal and informal language practice and sparking a lifetime interest in foreign languages and cultures.

Applications for summer 2013 and academic year 2013-2014 programs are due November 1, 2012. National Financial Capability Challenge. Science Olympiad. High School. Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. Home of History Education: National History Day.