High School Diplomats - High School Diplomats is a ten-day cultural exchange program between Japanese and American students. It is a full-scholarship program that gives 40 American sophomore and junior high school students the chance to build relationships with people from another country and learn another culture firsthand. HSD is a summer program like no other because it opens kids' eyes to a whole new perspective on the world, while also helping them learn more about themselves. Knowledge of the Japanese language is not required! Visit www.highschooldiplomats.com/
Summer Residential Governor’s Schools- Applications are now available for the Summer Residential Governor’s Schools. These programs are run by the Commonwealth to provide opportunities for gifted high school students to explore professional and university environments through mentorships and academic enrichment. Information and applications can be found at VA Summer Residential Governor's Schools for academic, mentorship programs and visual and performing arts and VA Summer Foreign Language Academies for the foreign language academies. Students interested in the foreign language academies or in the visual and performance arts programs should speak directly to their language or fine arts teacher ASAP. Questions about the programs or application process can be addressed to Joy Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 354-6800, ext. 3220.
University of Richmond Fall Preview Program- Fall Preview is a day-long open house for high school seniors, juniors, and sophomores, along with their families. Designed to provide a thorough look at what makes the Richmond experience unique, Preview will include a welcome from University administrators; sessions on admission and affordability; walking tours of campus; lunch on campus; and panel discussions with current students, faculty, deans, staff, and admission officers on topics ranging from academics to student life, study abroad, community service, career development, research, and residential opportunities. Please visit UR Fall Preview Program for more information.