The following prestigious programs are offered through the Pennsylvania Governor's Schools for students in grades 10-11. The application is lengthy and deadlines are approaching. Programs are four weeks in the summer.
Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences - to be held at Carnegie Mellon University - current 11th gr
Applications must be submitted on or before January 31, 2018. http://sciences.pa-gov-schools.org/
The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) was established in order to provide a summer enrichment experience in the sciences and mathematics for talented Pennsylvania high school students and to encourage them to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The program provides instruction in biological sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science, with emphasis on collaborative learning and team research.
Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive (formerly the Pennsylvania Governor's School for Global Entrepreneurship) - to be held at Lehigh University - for current 10th and 11th grade students
Applications must be submitted on or before February 15, 2018. https://global.lehigh.edu/iacocca/highschool
In 1988, in partnership with Lehigh alumnus and automotive icon Lee A. Iacocca '45, Lehigh University established the Iacocca Institute on its Mountaintop campus to provide innovative leadership, applied management, and cross-cultural learning experiences. The primary mission is to improve leadership and entrepreneurship skills, to enhance business and industry knowledge, and to demonstrate the positive impact of culture and diversity in an organizational setting. Participants in Iacocca Institute programs:
- Build global networks
- Learn new best practices
- Cultivate professional skills
- Explore cultural diversity
- Empower leadership in individuals and with organizations
- Develop lifelong friendships
Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Global and International Studies - to be held at the University of Pittsburgh - for current 10th and 11th grade students
Application postmark deadline January 16, 2018. http://www.govschool.pitt.edu/
The Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Global and International Studies will help tomorrow’s business, political, and intellectual leaders think critically about our world and the dynamic issues, connections, and perspectives within it. The Governor’s School accepts rising juniors and seniors from across Pennsylvania who are highly motivated, thoughtful, hard-working, and committed to helping others
The Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences - at PSU University Park - current 11th gr
Applications must be submitted on or before February 15, 2018. http://agsci.psu.edu/school-for-excellence
The Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences (PSEAS) has deep roots, blooming out of what was formerly known as the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences.
The College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State first hosted this enrichment program in 1986. Over the years, this special program has impacted over 1600 participants in exploring college life and the expansive and diverse fields of agricultural science and natural resources.