Scholarship Opportunities

Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship Fund Awarded By:     Salvadoran American Leadership and Educational Fund Awarded To:     Graduating High School Senior or Current Student Pursuing Professional Degree and who is of Central American or Latino Descent & Living in the Los Angeles Area Deadline:         June 15, 2019 More Info: ThanksUSA Scholarship Program Awarded By:     ThanksUSA Awarded To:     […]

Discover Engineering

In this college course, students will explore various disciplines of engineering through academic lectures and classroom discussions. Students will gain practical experience through hands-on projects which involve designing, building and testing and will learn how to conduct research using design thinking and the engineering design process. Students receive 3 units of USC elective credit upon […]

Video Game Design

In this college course, students gain an overview of the video game production process and hands-on experience by developing video games and utilizing various software applications. By the end of the course, students will be able to conceptualize, design, develop, implement and integrate current and emerging video game features and technologies. Students receive 3 units of […]


Students will spend three weeks at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where they will develop core skills in collegiate environments. Program activities may include field visits to the Viterbi Startup Garage Incubator in the heart of Silicon Beach and the USC Center for Advanced Manufacturing, as well as interview sessions with real […]

3-D Design and Prototyping

In this college course, students explore how significant innovations in the areas of 3D computer graphics and 3D printing technologies are revolutionizing how designers, artists, and engineers create products and tools. Students will gain hands-on experience creating their own designs and shaping the creative process to final printed production. Students receive 3 units of USC […]

Mission Engineering

In this two week seminar, students work on different aspects of engineering projects from design to completion covering aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer science and mechanical engineering disciplines. Dates: June 17, 2019 – June 28, 2019 Application deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis until May 1st or until all slots are filled Age group: Current 10th or 11th grade […]

SHINE (Summer High School Intensive in Next-Generation Engineering)

The Summer High School Intensive in Next-Generation Engineering (SHINE) offers a seven-week immersion in a professor’s lab, with close mentoring by the research team plus SHINE cohort activities. Dates: June 17, 2019 – August 2, 2019  Application deadline: TBA Age group: Rising sophomores through seniors Schedule: TBA Cost: TBA Housing: Not Provided Requirements:  Strong track record […]

Techie Coding Camp

Students will take a deep dive into subject matter focused on programming through the creation of mobile apps and 3D video games and interactive stories using Unity. Dates: June 17 to 28, 2019 Application deadline: May 1 Age group: Currently enrolled in 5th, 6th or 7thgrade Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9AM – 4PM Cost: Free Housing: Not Provided Requirements: B […]

Summer Engineering Camp

During the two week camp, students will explore aerospace, electrical, civil and mechanical engineering with hands-on activities such as rockets, circuits, bridges, and robots.  Students will also explore computer science by learning to code and write apps. Dates: July 15 to July 26, 2019   Application deadline: May 1 Age group: Currently enrolled in 5th, 6th or 7thgrade […]

Project Payload

  In this week-long technology day camp, middle school girls from under-served communities will participate in technology mentorship and app development with industry experts, USC students and staff to increase their education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Dates: July 22nd –  August 2nd Application deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis until May 1st or until all […]


  These camps in Computer Science (CS) are designed to provide students with an early education into computer science, engineering, and applied physical science, which are not typically covered in formal K12 curricula. Dates: July – August (1-week long per camp) Application deadline: TBA Age group: Kindergarten – 12th grade Schedule: Mon-Fri, 7.30AM – 3.15PM Cost: $550 […]

Energy of STEM

Energy of STEM is a six-day learning adventure filled with hands-on activities in every workshop. Educationally disadvantaged children in grades 4-12 will work in small groups within each workshop to study Aerodynamics, Physics, Coding, Energy, Electronics, and much more in an interactive hands-on environment. Workshops are led by industry professionals and educators who work in […]

August Wilson Monologue Competition

Interest Forms  for auditions are: The August Wilson Monologue Competition is a chance for high school youth to gain professional audition experience, meet other students from around Southern California and the bring the memorable characters of playwright August Wilson to life on stage. The first round of auditions will be held at Center Theatre Group […]

LACMA High School Internship Program

Deadline: Applications opening soon The LACMA High School Internship program offers a small group of students from LA-area public schools an opportunity to be introduced to the museum and its exhibitions and staff, take part in special projects, and work with exhibiting artists. Through training sessions, participants gain knowledge about exhibition and gallery teaching techniques […]

Summer Scholars Program at UCLA

Deadline: April 1, 2018     Summer Scholars Support provides financial aid to high school students enrolled in an academic course or pre-college Summer Institute through Summer Sessions at UCLA. You have the opportunity to enroll in a college-level course, earn college credit and study alongside UCLA students, or choose from a number of summer institutes specifically […]

The Music Center Spotlight Program

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Center Theatre Group Student Ambassador Program

Deadline: Check back later for 2019 Ambassador Openings. For additional questions, please email us or call 213.972.7587.   Expandable elementWho is eligible to participate? The Center Theatre Group Student Ambassador Program is for high school students who are curious about the arts and want to build leadership and teamwork skills. Student Ambassadors work with theater professionals and with one another on exciting […]

CalArts Community Partnership Programs

Deadline: October 4, 2018 The CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP) offers free, after-school youth programming in music, theater, animation, film, photography and digital media in locations around Los Angeles. Program descriptions and schedule of classes are available here. Includes the Media Mashup Program, a 20-week program for high school youth to explore specific social issues […]

California Science Center Young Curators Program

Deadline: May 18, 2018 Young Curators Program provides an opportunity for middle school student who love science to support community education and develop public speaking, customer service, workforce preparedness and leadership skills. Eligible students and their families participate in free and exclusive science programming at the California Science Center. link here for more information Year around […]

United States Senate Youth Program

Deadline: October 2, 2018 Dates of event: March 5-12, 2019 The United States Senate Youth Program, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. The 54th annual program will be held in Washington, D.C., from March 5 – 12, 2019. Two student leaders from each state will spend […]

Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project Los Angeles Institute

Deadline: April 11, 2018 Dates: Friday August 3 to Sunday August 5, 2018. Open to 50 students from Los Angeles County, this three-day institute is designed to develop leadership potential and increase knowledge of the region’s cultural and political landscape. Participants interact with education, business, political and community leaders and also have the opportunity to […]

Smithsonian Latino Center Young Ambassadors Program (Washington D.C.)

Deadline: April 9, 2018 Dates of event: June 24-August 2, 2018 The Young Ambassadors Program is a national college preparatory and leadership program for graduating high school seniors in the U.S., which fosters the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences and humanities. The program includes a week-long training seminar at the Smithsonian Institution […]

Samuels Family Latino and African American High School Internship Program (LA-HIP) 2019

Deadline: January 31, 2019 LA-HIP is a summer research training and college preparatory program for Latino and African-American rising senior high school students from public schools in Los Angeles County. The overall goal is to provide students that have a genuine interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with the opportunity to learn hands-on laboratory-based […]

Grammy Camp 2018 in Los Angeles

Deadline: March 31, 2018 Dates of event: July 17-July 21, 2018 GRAMMY Camp is a week-long, music industry program for students interested in pursuing a career in music. Students can apply for 8 different career tracks (See the camp website for a full list of programs.) Campers participate in intensive workshops, meet industry professionals, visit […]