Educational Opportunities

Catching the Dream for Native American StudentsFree help with scholarship searchers, essay writing, college admissions process and preparing for the ACT/SAT tests.

Wyoming Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee: Apprenticeship program consists of 8000 hours of on-the-job training and four years of classroom instruction.  Annual registration fee is $150.  Upon completion of program, the apprentice is eligible to take the State of Wyoming Inside Journeyman Wireman exam.

Wyoming Rural Electric Association/Train to be a Lineworker

Resident Firefighter/EMT training: No cost residential training and certification as Firefighter/EMT  through Frenchtown Rural Fire District, Montana.

Guidelines for High School Juniors for the Air Force Academy application process: Students will start filling out the Pre-Candidate Questionnaire, which becomes available online March 1 of every year. Between March 1 of the junior year and December 31 of their senior year, students must also request nominations from a designated nomination category. If a student is interested in seeing what life at the Academy is really like, they should consider applying to the Summer Seminar Program.

Gear Up at LCCC – Offers tutoring/mentoring and monthly workshops which focus on college readiness, including test prep and assistance with financial aid and the college application process.

Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math Science – A college preparatory program for eligible Wyoming students and their families.  For students in grades 9-11. Summer program also available to enrolled Upward Bound students which is a six-week residential program on the U.W. campus.  Students may earn high school elective credit.   Call 766-5150 for more information or assistance with an application.  Tutoring available two nights a week at LHS.

CIEE High School Summer Abroad – Like you, we understand that learning languages, exploring different cultures, and interacting with peers around the wold give young people an edge in our interconnected world.  That’s what CIEE High School Summer Abroad and Global Navigator Scholarships are all about!

Cornell University Summer College Programs for High School Students – Award-winning 3- and 6-week programs.  Earn 3 to 6 credits in courses with Cornell faculty.  May choose your own program of study….or design your own!

Phillips Exeter Academy Summer School – 780 students from more than 40 states and 50 countries come together for five weeks on the Exeter, New Hampshire campus.  Application online as rolling admissions started in early December.

JCAMP Asian American Journalists Association Multicultural Journalism Program – All-expense paid multicultural journalism training program for talented high school students.  Offered at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Minneapolis.  Free and open to CURRENT FRESHMEN, SOPHOMORES, AND JUNIORS IN HIGH SCHOOL. Check out any deadlines on the website.

Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre-College Programs

Academy of Natural Therapy – A professional massage therapy education.  Part-time or Full-time and financial aid available for those who qualify. One of the top 10 growing careers in the nation!  Apply online or call 970-352-1181.  Every high school student whom applies and is accepted receives a scholarship.  This 1000 hour program leads up to an in-depth Associate of Applied Science degree.

Engineering /STEM Camps for High School Students -The Society of American Military Engineers, in collaboration with the Military Services, offers a series of engineering/STEM camps designed for high school students who excel in math, science and technology and are interested in pursuing engineering, architecture, or a related field in college.  These one-week camps are for students across the country and around the world.

United World Colleges Program – Scholarships for current high school students  available for international travel and some colleges (like Middlebury) don’t charge any or half tuition for students who attend.  Visit the website for more information!

Mars Treker Global Teen Summit – Five fun-filled days engaging teens from around the world, ages 13-17, in designing ways to support NASA’s goal for a HABITAT ON MARS.

Tufts Summer Study

United Stated Military Academy West Point – FRESHMAN and SOPHOMORES, request “Your Guide to Successful Admission.”  Find out what you can do now to be ready for a future at USMA.  Fully funded tuition, room and board, medical and dental care, and a monthly salary.  More than 35 high-demand majors.

United States Air Force Academy Future Falcons Program – For students who will be graduating from high school between 2017 and 2021.  Junior year is when the application process to the Academy begins. Students will start by filling out the Pre-Candidate Questionnaire, which becomes available online March 1 of every year.  Between March 1 of the Junior year and December 31 of their senior year,  they must also request nominations from their State’s congressional representatives.

U.S. Air Force ROTC at the University of Wyoming – Who can I talk to?  Any student or counselor can call or text any time.  Contact John M. McKee, Captain, USAF, at 719-352-6734. He is happy to discuss AFROTC or just field Air Force questions in general!

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) – $180,000 Scholarship Opportunity!

Duke University Summer Study

ASSE International Student Exchange Program

GOCOASTGUARD.COM – Coast Guard is offering world-class training and promising careers as Food Service Specialists.  Many other career training opportunities are also available with a
starting salary of around $50,000.

The Naval Academy Summer Programs –  programs available for Freshman through students who just completed their Junior year. Application available by clicking the link for two programs: Summer Seminar and Summer Stem Program. Applications are due by the end of January 2016.

Distinguished Young Women Scholarships

PARTNERS of the AMERICAS – 4-week summer exchange program. Students travel to Washington, D.C. and Columbia to explore leadership, volunteer service, culture.

Frontiers of Science Institute – 6-week summer STEM program with scholarships available. Application deadline is March 11.

Penn Foster Distant Education School