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Northwest HS FIELD TRIP TO THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL (MCPS) COLLEGE FAIR - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15 @ 9:30 AM. Montgomery County Agricultural Center (Gaithersburg, MD). OPEN TO PUBLIC FAIR DATES: Wednesday, April 15 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm & Thursday, April 16 from 9:45 am to 12:30 pm. [UPDATED APRIL 1]

NWHS field trip date: Wednesday, April 15 @ 9:30 am. Buses filled on first-come, first-serve basis. Cost: $5.00. Permission forms available in the College/Career Information Center and MUST be returned by Friday, April 3. [UPDATED APRIL 2]

NACAC will be hosting a FREE Financial Aid Webinar on Wednesday, April 15, 2022 @ 1:00 pm. Visit [UPDATED APRIL 2]

SHERWOOD HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE FAIR. 300 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860. TUESDAY, APRIL 14. 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Students of all grades are welcome. Over 70 Colleges & Universities represented. Technical Schools represented. Counselors will be available to assist with information on college admissions, majors, scholarships and more. Entrance to the fair is FREE. [POSTED APRIL 1]

HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE WITHOUT GOING CRAZY. Seminars offered by To reserve a space at one of these workshops please call: 240-603-9794 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it [POSTED MARCH 24]

Monday, May 4 (6:45 pm to 8:00 pm). GAITHERSBURG HIGH SCHOOL. 314 S. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Tuesday, May 5 (6:45 pm to 8:00 pm). WOOTON HIGH SCHOOL. 2100 Wootton Parkway, Rockville, MD 20850
Wed., May 6 (6:45 pm to 8:00 pm). SHERWOOD HIGH SCHOOL. 300 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Thurs., May 7 (6:45 pm to 8:00 pm). NORTHWOOD HIGH SCHOOL. 919 University Blvd (West), Silver Spring, MD 20901


COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SUMMER PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. Pre-College enrichment programs for students entering grades 9 through 12. Programs are renowned for their academic vigor, instructional excellence, and the opportunity to experience college life. New courses in the arts developed in conjunction with Columbia's School of the Arts. Additional information is available on the website at Additional questions can be directed to (212) 854-9699 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . [POSTED MARCH 26]

THE AMERICAN LEGION BOYS STATE is now accepting applications for their summer program at McDaniel College (Westminster MD), June 21-27. Applications are due no later than May 1. New this year, 3 college credits can be obtained from Clemson University for attending this year's program. For more information contact: Raymond E. Callegary, Director, 415 St. Paul Place, Baltimore MD 21202 (410) 727-1365 or visit the program website. [POSTED MARCH 24]

THE ORGANIZATION OF BLACK AIRLINE PILOTS is sponsoring a camp from June 29 to July 3 at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) in Manassas, Virginia. The camp is open to all students between the ages of 14 and 18 who may be interested in pursuing a career in aviation or aerospace. Admission is selective and limited to only those students with a sincere interest. Contact the camp director, Paul Newkirk at (571) 307-5599 or send an e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . [POSTED MARCH 24]

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SUMMER CAMP 2009. Offered by the Department of Computer Science. All grades are welcome. No programming knowledge is required. Courses will last a week, Monday to Friday. Instruction about 5 hours daily. Snacks and lunch will be served. Low cost. Designed for students interested in computer science, computer games or animation. More information is available at [POSTED MARCH 4]

HOWARD UNIVERSITY SUMMER ACTUARIAL PROGRAM. An educational enrichment experience in mathematics, statistics, computers & business. Students interested should have completed three years of high school mathematics by June 2009. Program seeks students with mathematics PSAT scores of approximately 60 or higher with excellent high school grades and strong recommendations from math chairperson or teacher. Participants will be house in dorms on campus. Applications are available in the College/Career Information Center or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . The deadline to apply is April 24. [POSTED MARCH 4]

YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS AT PATUXENT RESEARCH REFUGE. The US Fish & Wildlife Service's Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel, MD will be hosting a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program on the Refuge Summer 2009. The YCC is a summer employment program for young men and women from all segments of society, who work, earn and learn together doing outdoor conservation projects. The program is open to young men and women ages 15 through 18 who are citizens of legal residents of the US. For more information visit for an application. Applications must be postmarked by April 13, 2009. For more information on the YCC and the people who make it happen, visit [POSTED FEB. 24]

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COMMUNITY OF SCHOLARS offers rising junior and senior high school students the opportunity to take rigorous 3-credit college classes ranging from international relations and US foreign policy to criminal justice and journalism. Guest speakers, tours & workshops are part of the curriculum. Program runs from July 13 to July 31, from 9 am to 4 pm. Residential option is available. For more information contact Page Hogan at 202.885.2442 or e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . To download a brochure visit [POSTED FEB. 17]

US NAVAL ACADEMY SUMMER SEMINAR. Open to high school juniors. Fast-paced, 6-day experience. Three sessions offered from May 30 to June 4, June 6 to June 11 & June 13 to 18. Apply online at and click Admissions and go to Summer Seminar. [POSTED FEB. 17]

SUMMER CAMP @ The GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY. The Computer Science department at GW is holding camp for high and middle school students in early July 2009. Three tracks are planned: game development, animation and Java. Full details are available at [POSTED FEB. 10]

MOREHOUSE SUMMER PROGRAM @ Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Offers a Summer Institute (Project Identity) for African-American males entering the 10th and 11th grades. Three weeks at Morehouse - June 7 thru June 28. Creative writing, SAT Prep, Debate, Pre Calculus, Leadership Development and Enrichment activities offered. $1,400 Fee (includes meals, housing & activities). For more information go to: DEADLINE TO APPLY - APRIL 1. [POSTED FEB. 26]
Valuable information for Maryland residents - Click on the Education link. [POSTED JAN. 06]
Great resource for scholarship searching - search by several categories! [POSTED JAN.08]

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