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    General Academic: 

    Anson L. Clark Scholars Program -   Texas Tech University 

    Description: The Clark Scholars Program is an in-depth research program that is open to students 17 years and older in nearly all disciplines, from accounting to dance to philosophy and everything in between. The program features one-on-one research with faculty, as well as weekly seminars, discussions, and field trips. The Clark Scholars Program is very competitive, with only 12 students accepted each year.

    Location: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

    Cost: free with $750 stipend

    Length: 6 weeks

    Notre Dame Leadership Seminars - University of Notre Dame 

    Description: Leadership Seminars is for current high school juniors who are academically gifted leaders in their school, church, local community, or other social organizations. Students participate in one of three seminars (sample topic: Global Issues: Violence and Peace in the Modern Age). Around 90 students are admitted each year—usually ranking in the top 10 percent of their class—and are eligible to receive one college credit.

    Location: Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, IN

    Cost: free

    Length: 10 days

    Study Abroad

    Amigos de las Americas: Explore Latin America with Amigos 

    Amigos de las Americas’ cultural exchange programs in 10 countries are designed for youth in both the U.S. and Latin America. Summer program participants live with host families and collaborate with peers and community leaders to design and lead community development projects. 4, 6, or 8-week summer programs are available.