• SUMMER PROGRAMS 
     
    *Gibbs High School does not endorse any programs listed on this page.   
     
    National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)
    NSLI-Y is a U.S. Department of State program that provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students and recent high school graduates to learn less commonly taught languages in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs. Apply for a full scholarship to immerse yourself in Arabic, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Mandarin, Persian (Tajik), Russian, or Turkish for a summer or an academic year while living with a host family and experiencing the local culture. Previous language study is not required. The deadline to apply is Tuesday October 30, 2018, 4 PM U.S. Eastern Time. Visit http://www.nsliforyouth.org/ for more information.
     
    Youth Science Camp Applications 
    The National Youth Science Camp (NYSCamp) is a residential science education program for young STEM enthusiasts the summer after they graduate from high school. Two students from each state will be selected to attend the camp in the summer of 2019. During the camp, students are challenged academically in exciting lectures and hands-on studies, have voluntary opportunities to participate in an outdoor adventure program, gain a new and deep appreciation for the great outdoors, and establish friendships that last a lifetime.The deadline to apply is February 28, 2019. Click here for additional information.
     
    University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business Summer Camps
    The University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business is hosting four business summer programs on the Knoxville campus in Summer 2019.
    Business Education for Talented Students (BETS) Program (June 12-22, 2019) is designed to introduce underrepresented high school juniors, first generation college students, or students who receive free or reduced-cost lunch to all aspects of the business world and encourage them to seek careers in business.
    Accounting & information Management (AIM) Academy (July 27-31, 2019) is designed to introduce underrepresented high school sophomores to the field of Accounting & Information Management and encourage them to seek careers in Accounting.
    Girls and Technology Education (GATE) Program (July 27-31, 2019) is designed to introduce female high school sophomores to the field of information management technology and coding, and encourage them to seek careers within the industry.
    NeXxus Summit (July 27-31, 2019) is designed to introduce female high school sophomores to the field of Supply Chain Management and encourage them to seek careers within the industry.
    Information about the programs can be found on their website here. Each student selected to attend a Pre-Collegiate Program will receive a waiver to cover the costs associated with attending. Interested students must submit a completed application, provide a copy of their high school transcript, and have at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher or school counselor. Please note these are residential program so students will be required to live on campus for the duration of the program. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2018.
     
    The National Space Club and Foundation Scholars Program
    The National Space Club and Foundation cooperates in the sponsorship of 50 summer internships at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, and its Wallops Flight Facility. The purpose of this program is to provide students with an opportunity to experience how research and development organizations operate on a day-to-day basis. Participants will see firsthand how these teams work in direct support of NASA’s mission to inspire the next generation of explorers. The NSCFSP is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. For information on the program and the requirements for participation, please see the National Scholars Program page. At the conclusion of the Scholars Program, the National Space Club and Foundation hosts a special luncheon that brings together the mentors, students and their parents/guests to celebrate the success of the program. The program features short speeches from key summer interns as well as remarks from a distinguished representative from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
     
    Duke University Summer Sessions
    Summer College – A four-week, credit-bearing program for US students currently in 10th or 11th grade and international students currently in 10th – 12th grade in which they take undergraduate-level courses.
    Summer Academy – A three-week program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade. Enroll in this élite program and immerse yourself in an international experience designed to expose you to leading-edge fields and equip you to be a leader in an ever-changing tomorrow.
    Intensive STEM Academy – A one-week, STEM-based program for students currently in 9th – 12th grade that consists of a variety of laboratory tours, faculty lectures, and workshops.
    To learn more about the programs, visit their website.
     
    Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies
    Stanford University will host several summer programs for high school students. Limited financial aid is available. See https://spcs.stanford.edu/find-yourself for more information. 
     
    University of Dayton Summer Programs
    Summer Advancement Program
    Through the Summer Advancement Program, you'll get a taste of the college experience as you take regular college courses taught by University of Dayton professors. The credits you earn can be transferred to any college or university, and tuition is free - you only have to pay for your textbooks, transportation, personal expenses, and any laboratory or materials fees. Learn more at go.udayton.edu/summeradvancement.
    Entrepreneurship 101
    Rising high school juniors, seniors and first-year college students will learn more about entrepreneurship, the idea-generation process, elevator pitches and more. Through engaging lectures and class activities, site visits and guest speakers, students will have the opportunity to earn three credit hours and compete for up to $10,000 in UD scholarship dollars in an elevator pitch competition — all while living on campus and experiencing life in Dayton. Learn more at go.udayton.edu/entrepreneurship101.
    Leadership 101
    What makes someone a great leader? Open to rising high school juniors, seniors and first-year college students, this two-week experience will help students gain an understanding of the foundations of leadership, assess their leadership behaviors and preferred leadership style, discover the five practices of exemplary leadership and create a personal leadership development plan. This highly interactive session includes extensive discussion and collaborative exchange of ideas, leadership assessments, class and individual exercises, guest speakers and site visits. Learn more at go.udayton.edu/leadership101.
     
    Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs
    Several reading skills and speed reading programs will be offered on UT's campus and in the Cedar Bluff area this summer. These programs are designed to improve reading and study skills. For more information or to register call 1-800-714-9194. Limited fliers are available in the counseling office. 
     
     
    *Gibbs High School does not endorse any programs listed on this page.