Pathways Summer Scholars is a free two-week summer science day program for 100 rising tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade Yale Pathways to Science Students. Each summer, Pathways Summer Scholars will have the opportunity to select from a variety of STEM workshops collaboratively designed and taught by Yale faculty and graduate students. Summer 2016 includes all new topics and workshops, including but not limited to telescope observation, ecology and animal behavior, web development and coding, and tissue engineering. Current Yale undergraduates serve as teaching assistants and mentors in the program.
The Summer Institute for the Gifted is a program of the National Society for the Gifted and Talented (NSGT), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization created to honor and encourage gifted and talented children and youth. SIG at Yale University is a Residential Program with a day commuter and extended commuter option.
The C-HIT Summer Investigative Reporting Workshop provides select high school students with the opportunity to develop investigative and multi-media reporting skills in a unique workshop environment led by distinguished local and national journalists. Selected students spend a week on a university campus, learning the tools of investigative journalism by participating in workshops led by award-winning journalists; working on stories for publication; and spending a day visiting a local newsroom.
The Sutton Trust was founded in 1997 by Sir Peter Lampl to improve social mobility through education. As well as being a think-tank, the Sutton Trust is a ‘do-tank,’ having funded over 200 programmes, commissioned over 140 research studies and influenced Government education policy by pushing social mobility to the top of the political agenda.
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, a part of the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, is dedicated to the investigation and dissemination of knowledge concerning all aspects of slavery and its destruction. The Center offers a variety of programs including lectures, forums, workshops, and an annual international conference.
The Tikvah Institute for High School Students at Yale is an intensive two-week immersion where students learn about the most enduring precepts of political economy, social thought, and political philosophy, all in conversation with the uniquely Jewish contributions to our understanding of the human person and the human good.
Thread at Yale is a gathering of professional journalists and storytellers that does not care whether you work in print, video, audio, photography, or some form we haven’t even thought of yet.
The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) empowers enlisted military veterans by providing them with a skill bridge that enables a successful transition from the battlefield to the classroom; maximizes their education opportunities by making them informed consumers of education, and increases the confidence they will need to successfully complete a rigorous four-year undergraduate program at a top-tier school.
WorldStrides gives participants the opportunity to familiarize themselves with a traditional Ivy League university environment. More than 30 hours of classroom and workshop time will be included in each session. High school students will also gain a better understanding of the variety of subjects offered when applying for university admission, as well as learning about the university application process. In addition, students work on personal statements and practice admission interviews.
The Yale for Life program brings Yale alumni and parents back to campus to live and learn. This is one's chance to recapture the pleasure of on-campus university intellectual life, returning to the classroom to explore fascinating, fundamental questions with our renowned faculty and the many other great resources that Yale has to offer. In doing so, one will be joining the Yale quest to make Yale a more inclusive, unified, and excellent place.