UAA Academic Insights events this Thurs (2/22) and Sat (2/24)!

UAA – information to prospectives students: This week, there are two UAA Academic Insight events for juniors and seniors (especially those who have already applied) designed to give them a closer look at the amazing opportunities available within specific programs at UAA.

The College of Education Academic Insight event is this Thursday, February 22nd from 6pm to 8pm. Seniors or juniors interested in UAA Education programs who attend will meet and hear from current students and their future professors, as well as engage in hands-on activities related to their program.

The UAA College of Arts & Sciences Academic Insight will be this Saturday, February 24th from 10am to 12pm and is for juniors and seniors interested in fine arts, natural sciences, liberal arts, or social sciences. Students will also be able to meet current students in these programs and their future professors as well as tour our planetarium, lab spaces or the performing and fine arts spaces.

In March, we will have Academic Insight events for College of Engineering, College of Business, Automotive/Diesel/Welding programs and College of Health too!

Students who would like more information about any of the Academic Insights events or who are ready to RSVP can visit uaa.alaska.edu/academicinsights<http://uaa.alaska.edu/academicinsights>. Academic Insights | Admissions | University of Alaska Anchorage<http://uaa.alaska.edu/academicinsights>

uaa.alaska.edu Academic Insight events are designed to introduce you to amazing opportunities in the UAA programs that interest you. We know you have hundreds of options when it comes to choosing a college, so we’d like to show you what sets us apart from the crowd. Join us for an exclusive first look at our top-notch academic programs and hear faculty, current students and alumni highlight the unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities you’ll have access to at UAA.

Thank you! UAA Admissions Counselors

 

Oxbridge at UCLA Prep 7th & 8th Grade 7/8-7/28

Oxbridge at UCLA Prep

Grades 7 – 8
July 8 – July 28, 2018
Tuition: $6100
 
Students explore Los Angeles and UCLA’s campus by taking classes in subjects such as Virtual Reality and Speech and Debate. Beyond their classes, students take advantage of activities on-campus: swimming, sports, games, movie nights, and off-campus, with trips to Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood, Malibu and Santa Monica beaches, and more.
 

AEEF Scholarships Available for Seniors Pursuing an Engineering Degree

Alaska Engineering Education Foundation Scholarships
AEEF, along with the generosity of individual and corporate donors, currently funds the AEEF Scholarship Program. AEEF administers scholarships on behalf of engineering societies and committees including the Alaska Society of Professional Engineers (ASPE), American Society of Civil Engineers, Mat-Su Branch, and Anchorage E-Week. The goal of AEEF is to consistently provide scholarships to support higher education in college engineering and math/sciences programs.
 

Yale Young Global Scholars Program

The YYGS online application is currently live, and our application requirements are listed on our website as a helpful guide. We have gathered a list of common questions and answers that will hopefully make the application process easier for both you and your students. These questions are frequently asked by both students and educators alike:
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01. WHICH STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM?
Applicants must be in US Grade 10 or US Grade 11 (or the international equivalent) at the time of application. More information about YYGS eligibility requirements are listed on our website.
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02. HOW MUCH IS THE APPLICATION FEE AND HOW DO STUDENTS PAY FOR IT?
For Summer 2018, the YYGS application fee is 60 USD. After submitting the online application, students will be directed to a webpage to pay the fee online.
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03. WHERE CAN STUDENTS FIND THE APPLICATION FEE WAIVER FORM?
If the application fee presents a financial burden for the student’s family, then he or she may complete a fee waiver form. This form can be uploaded on the financial aid section of the online application.
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04. HOW DO STUDENTS SUBMIT THEIR TRANSCRIPTS?
Students must include the contact information for a school administrator on the online application. Once the student completes the application, an email automatically sends to the administrator with directions explaining how to upload the transcript electronically.
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05. HOW DO STUDENTS SUBMIT THEIR LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION?
Similar to the transcript, students will include contact information for their recommenders on the online application. Once the student completes the application, an email automatically sends to the recommender with directions explaining how to upload the recommendation letters electronically.
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Please know that our application deadline is February 6, 2018. More information about program eligibility, application questions, and financial aid can be found on our online FAQ. If your question is still not answered, you can also contact us directly by email.

Hope this helps,
Yale Young Global Scholars