RANDOLPH COLLEGEFor STEM MajorsTwenty-four students will be chosen to participate in the SUPER (Step Up to Physical Science and Engineering at Randolph College) Program. All students selected will receive a scholarship to cover the cost of the SUPER College Transition Program (an intensive, three-credit course that allows students to arrive on campus two weeks early in the fall). Some of these students may also receive additional annual tuition scholarships. Students will be chosen based on merit, eligibility, and an application process.TO BE ELIGIBLE:*Be a high school senior or transfer student with first-year standing*Plan to major in science, engineering or mathematics*Have a minimum GPA or 3.0 (2017 SUPER average weighted GPA is 4.0)*Have a minimum 500 math SAT or 21 math ACT (2017 SUPER average math+verbal combined is 1250)*Participate in all components of the SUPER ProgramEligibility requirements will continue throughout the four years of college.TO APPLY:Complete the following (in any order):*Randolph College or Common Application*Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), if applicable to be eligible for the additional tuition scholarships, the student must have a need s defined by the FAFSA*A supplemental application, answering three short easy questionsDUKE UNIVERSITY
We are pleased to share with you and your students that Duke will offer two specialized on-campus Open House programs on Saturday, September 23 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Arts & Humanities Open House
- Open to Juniors and Seniors and their families
- Designed for students interested in the arts and humanities (classics, languages and literatures, history, philosophy, religious studies, visual art and theory, documentary studies, dance, music, theater, film and video)
- The schedule includes sample classes, campus tours, an introduction to student research, arts and humanities-related co-curricular activities, and career options for arts and humanities majors, as well as admissions & financial aid information.
- To register, go to https://admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/register/aandhopenhouse.
- Open to Seniors and their families
- Designed for students interested in engineering (biomedical engineering, civil engineering, environmental engineering, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical engineering and materials science)
- The schedule includes student and faculty panels, campus tours – including tours of engineering labs, an introduction to student research, engineering-related co-curricular activities, and admissions & financial aid information.
- To register, go to https://admiss.ugrad.duke.edu/register/prattopenhouse.
Both programs provide a continental breakfast and lunch for students and their families.
If your students are unable to attend an Open House on September 23, or if they are interested in other fields of study including social sciences and natural sciences, they may visit campus at another time by attending an information session and student-led campus tour. If they can’t visit Duke, we encourage them to check out our campus via our new virtual tour feature. We will also be hosting Discover Duke information sessions and traveling with our partners from Georgetown, Harvard, Stanford, and the University of Pennsylvania on Exploring College Options in a city near you this fall.
Celebrate the Spirit of ServiceApply for a 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community AwardThis program provides schools an opportunity to celebrate the spirit of volunteerism throughout the student body and recognize those students who have distinguished themselves through community service.Encourage students that have participated in community service activities over the past year to fill out an online application at spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit. Applications must be submitted by November 7, 2017.The school will then nominate the school's top youth volunteer for state-level honors on behalf of the principal by certifying the student's application by November 17, 2017.The school honoree will receive the President's Volunteer Service Award (if he or she has contributed the minimum number of hours to qualify), and will become eligible to win an unrestricted award of $1,000 or more, a beautifully engraved medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., next spring for four days of special recognition events.State-level honorees will be announced in February 2018. Prior to that the school may recognize top applicants for their volunteer service by presenting then with Prudential Spirit of Community Award certificates.U.S. Senator Thom TillisSERVICE ACADEMY DAY AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITYNorth Carolina State UniversityWitherspoon Student Center2810 Cates AvenueRaleigh, NC 27607Saturday, September 23, 2017*10:00 am-1:00 pm*Please arrive at 10:00 amMeet representatives, midshipmen and cadets from each Military AcademyHigh school students, family members, counselors, and educators are all welcomePlease contact our Raleigh office at (919) 856-4630 with questions.NC State ROTC will also be available for questions and those interested in a campus tour!