Deadline Name Description Application Opens Grade/Age
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles LA-HIP Program

The overall goal of the Samuels Family LA-HIP is to provide Latino and African-American public high school students that have a genuine interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with the opportunity to learn hands-on laboratory-based research and to support them in their quest to become scientists or physician scientists.

October 9, 2017 11th grade
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s

The R2L NextGen program’s mission is to develop the next generation of Latino leaders.  It provides Latino high school students, who are interested in civic engagement, the opportunity to spend a week in Washington, D.C., exploring the city and the role it plays in our nation’s past, present, and future.

Varies depending on the program one is applying to 11th grade

Summer program offered at UC Santa Cruz, UC Davis, UC Irvine, and UC San Diego.  Students spend a month on a college campus working side by side with university researchers and faculty, conducting hands on experiments.  

January 2018 8th - 12th grade
LEAP Foundation

A youth leadership program held at UCLA. Students attend a week-long residential program dedicated to helping them uncover the “real-life” skills needed to achieve great academic, professional, and personal success. Deposit required to submit application. Minimum 3.5 GPA.

August 1 , 2018 9th - 12th grade
Pomona College Academy for Youth Success (PAYS)

PAYS participants engage in a thought-provoking combination of courses, cultural events, workshops, projects and field trips during the intensive 4-week, residential program as well as throughout the academic year.

November 1, 2017 9th graders
Ryman Arts

Learn foundation drawing and painting skills in rigorous classes to develop your talent, and work with professional teaching artists in small classes. Great opportunity to build your portfolio for college applications and exhibit your work publicly.

Open 9th - 12th grade
Sci Arc/Design Immersion Days

An immersive four-week summer program that introduces high school students to design and architecture. It is intended to inspire curiosity about the world of design, introduce basic design knowledge and critical thinking skills, and familiarize students with the expansive architecture and design culture of Los Angeles .

January 1 , 2018 9th - 12th