The following is a list of college preparatory, internship and summer enrichment programs for high school students. Most programs take place in or around Los Angeles, though a few offer students the opportunity to travel to Sacramento or out-of-state. All programs listed provide either free tuition, stipends or financial assistance for low-income students. This guide lists a basic description of each program, along with eligibility requirements and application deadlines. You can follow the links to individual program websites for more information about each program.

In order to assist you with timely planning during the application process, programs are listed according to the month the application is due. It is best to start working on your application several months in advance, in order to give yourself enough time to prepare your application materials, and obtain letters of recommendation (if applicable). Please be sure to confirm the application deadline for any program you apply to on the individual program website.

This page is updated monthly, so be sure to check back regularly for upcoming opportunities.

QuestBridge connects the nation’s brightest students from low-income backgrounds with leading institutions of higher education such as USC and further opportunities.
Current seniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite financial challenges can apply for the National College Match .The application deadline is September 27, 2018.
Current juniors who have shown outstanding academic
Hitachi Celebrates Science Day
Friday, October 12, 3:30 – 5:45 p.m.
California Science Center
Meet Emiew the Humanoid Robot created by Hitachi. This event is ideal for elementary and middle-school aged children. See attached flyer for more information.  View a video of Emiew in action