Opportunities For Students

TEALS provides students across the country with computer science curriculum that helps them build a solid foundation of computational thinking, problem solving, and programming. To take the next step, TEALS is dedicated to helping students identify opportunities to apply that knowledge and experience first-hand how technology can play a role in their future education and career. Explore and discover a range of student opportunities in computer science and technology.

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National – Microsoft disAbility Scholarship

Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017

Age/Grades: current high school senior living with a disability (as defined by WHO)

Cost: No costs to apply

Eligibility Requirements: Must be a current high school senior living with a disability (as defined by WHO), plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College with an approved major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).

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WA – Fred Hutch HS Internship Program

Summer Internship

Program Location: Fred Hutch, Seattle

Program Date(s): July 5 – August 25, 2017

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

Age/Grades: current high school junior

Cost: No costs associated with the program. Interns receive a stipend.

Eligibility Requirements: Have demonstrated a strong scientific interest and academic background. Coding experience not required, but encouraged.

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WA – Institute for Systems Biology HS Internship Program

Summer Internship

Program Location: Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle

Program Date(s): July 5 – August 25, 2017

Application Deadline: March 26, 2017

Age/Grades: current high school junior

Cost: No costs associated with the program. Interns receive a stipend.

Eligibility Requirements: Have demonstrated an interest in microbiology, engineering, and/or computer science. Coding experience not required, but encouraged.

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WA – Microsoft HS Internship program

Summer Internship

Program Location: Microsoft Redmond campus

Program Date(s): June 19 – August 25, 2017

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017

Age/Grades: current high school junior or senior

Cost: No costs associated with the program. Interns receive a stipend.

Eligibility Requirements: Must live in the Puget Sound area; Have demonstrated an interest in technology. Have a basic grasp of HTML, Visual Basic, or other programming language.

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WA – Microsoft High School Bootcamp

Summer Academic Program or Workshop

Program Location: Microsoft Redmond campus

Program Date(s): August 9 – 11, 2017

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017

Age/Grades: current high school junior or senior

Cost: No cost associated with the camp. Microsoft provides the camp free of charge.

Eligibility Requirements: Must live in the Puget Sound area; Have demonstrated an interest in technology. Have a basic grasp of HTML, Visual Basic, or other programming language

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National – Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program

Summer Academic Program or Workshop

Program Location: 11 cities throughout the US

Program Date(s): Depends on location – see website for information

Application Deadline: March 17th, 2017

Age/Grades: current high school sophomore or junior girls

Cost: No costs associate with the program; scholarships are available.

Eligibility Requirements: No coding experience required

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National – Google Computer Science Summer Institute

Summer Academic Program or Workshop

Program Location: Locations vary nationally

Program Date(s): TBD: 3 weeks in summer after July 4th, 2017

Application Deadline: March 2, 2017

Age/Grades: current high school senior

Cost: No costs associated with the program. Google pays student food, travel, and housing costs.

Eligibility Requirements: Must be intending to enroll in a 4-year cs program in Fall 2017

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National – The Generation Google Scholarship

Scholarship

Application Deadline: March 2, 2017

Age/Grades: current high school senior

Cost: No costs to apply.

Eligibility Requirements: Have demonstrated an interest in technology; Current high school seniors who are entering their first year of university in 2017-2018; required to attend Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) in the summer of 2017

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WA – Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

Scholarship

Application Deadline: February 28, 2017

Age/Grades: current high school senior

Cost: No costs to apply.

Eligibility Requirements: Must be a WA state resident intending to enroll in a 4-year STEM program at a WA college or university

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OR – Oregon Game Project Challenge – Main Event

Competition

Program Location: Western Oregon University

Program Date(s): Saturday April 8, 2017

Age/Grades: Open to the public

Cost: none

Eligibility Requirements: The Oregon Game Project Challenge (OGRC) season consists of Game Jam (the kickoff event) in November, the work period, then the Main Event (where the judging takes place) in April. The Main Event is free to attend and open to the public. No need to register or get tickets to attend.

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WA – DigiPen Pre-College Program

Summer Academic Program or Workshop

Program Location: DigiPen, Redmond

Program Date(s): June 26 – July 21, 2017

Application Deadline: April 1, 2017

Age/Grades: current high school junior or senior

Cost: Tuiton: $2,699; scholarships are available – applications due April 30,2017

Eligibility Requirements: Because the Pre-College Program moves at an accelerated pace, DigiPen limits enrollment in this program to highly motivated students who have completed their sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school. Admission is highly competitive.

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WA – DigiPen Teen Workshops

Summer Academic Program or Workshop

Program Location: DigiPen, Redmond

Program Date(s): 2 week sessions in June, July, and August

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017 for scholarship eligibility

Age/Grades: current 8th – 12th grade students

Cost: Tuiton: $1,349 – $1,549; scholarships are available – applications due April 30,2017

Eligibility Requirements: At DigiPen’s ProjectFUN Teen Workshops, students can choose from over two dozen different programs to pursue a passion in art, science, or entertainment.

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WA – DigiPen Scholars Program

Summer Academic Program or Workshop

Program Location: DigiPen, Redmond

Program Date(s): 2 week sessions in June, July, and August

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017 for scholarship eligibility

Age/Grades: current 8th – 12th grade students

Cost: Tuiton: $1,349; scholarships are available – applications due April 30,2017

Eligibility Requirements: DigiPen’s Scholars Program is for students who are looking for an intensive level of study in the areas of computer science or fine arts. These courses are designed to establish a strong technical foundation that applies not only to careers in game development and animation but also to a range of academic majors and career paths in a variety of industries.

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National – DigiGirlz High Tech Camp

Summer Academic Program or Workshop

Program Location: Various Microsoft locations – see website for more information

Program Date(s): Differs by location – see website for more information

Application Deadline: Registration will open in the late spring. First-come, first-serve basis.

Age/Grades: girls ages 13+ in middle and high school

Cost: No cost associated with the camp. Microsoft provides the camp free of charge.

Eligibility Requirements: No coding experience required

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