Guidance offers information about the following scholarship and summer enrichment opportunities:
The Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar Program is offering one slot for a Sophomore from MLWGS 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 school leader and community to Ms. Davis. The deadline for submission is Nov. 7.
Snow Queen Scholarship Opportunity is available for 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 the application and more information. Application deadline is Dec. 6.