Scholarship and Summer Enrichment Opportunities

The Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar Program is offering one slot for a current Sophomore to attend an all-expenses paid seminar in the spring. If interested, please submit a 75–100 word essay describing the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader at MLWGS and community to Ms. Davis. The deadline for submission is Nov. 7.

Snow Queen Scholarship Opportunity is available for current Junior girls interested in pursuing a career that would help promote the creativity of children. Applicants must be able to volunteer at least 25 hours as the Children’s Museum of Richmond’s Snow Queen. Applications are due Friday, Nov. 1 to the Children’s Museum of Richmond. Interested students can see Ms. Davis to pick up an application or visit  www.ChildrensMuseumofRichmond.org.

Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars is a NASA-based science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational program for high school Juniors in Virginia. This is a competitive program that allows high school juniors to take an engaging NASA-developed course using a Science Exploration theme. Based on course performance, scholars may be selected to participate in an all-expense paid, seven-day residential Summer Academy at NASA Langley Research Center. Visit www.vasats.spacegrant.org for additional information and online application. Application deadline is Nov. 1.

Virginia Space Coast Scholars is a NASA-based science, engineering, and technology program for high school Sophomores in Virginia. This FREE program allows students explore opportunities NASA has to offer. Based on course performance, students may receive the opportunity to participate in a seven-day residential Summer Academy at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Visit http://vscs.spacegrant.org for application and more information. Application deadline is Dec. 6.

Summer Residential Governor’s Schools applications are now available for current Sophomores and Juniors. These programs provide opportunities for gifted high school students to explore professional and university environments through mentorships and academic enrichment. Information and applications can be found here for academic and mentorship programs; here for the foreign language academies; and here for visual and performance arts. Please see Ms. Davis for additional information about application process and deadlines.