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Summer Academy, Essay and Art Contest

Beacon College's Summer for Success


The University of Tulsa is excited to be hosting two informative and interactive events in the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences, as well as summer camp options for students in the College of Arts & Sciences. We hope you will pass along this information for students who might be interested in attending one or more of these events on TU's campus:

Petroleum Engineering Open House - March 29 - Stephenson Hall - 5:30-7:30pm
Students and parents are invited to learn more about the McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering. Event includes lab tours, alumni presentations and comments from the department chair and professors. RSVP by March 23 at Flier is attached.

Heartland Gaming Expo - April 7 - Reynolds Center - 9am-5pm
The Heartland Gaming Expo invites computer gaming enthusiasts of all ages to explore the industry’s products, designs and latest technology. Middle school, high school and college students from around Oklahoma and the region are encouraged to participate in four areas of gaming competition, and a gaming tournament is open to the general public. The expo features demonstrations, speakers and vendor exhibits while providing a platform for student competitors, visitors, gaming companies and organizations to network and promote creativity and growth in the gaming industry.

Arts & Sciences Summer Camps
The TU School of Music and the Department of Film Studies are hosting camps this summer for high school students. For more information, use the links below for dates and registration information.

Music Camps and Workshops
Screenwriting and Film Making Camp

Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge
The Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge (TURC) is an innovative program that enables undergraduates to take challenging courses and conduct advanced research with the guidance of top TU professors. Students can begin working on a TURC project the summer before their freshman year at TU. For more information, visit our website.
The application deadlines for FREE summer STEM programs at the University of Oklahoma is coming up quickly! Be sure to get your applications postmarked by APRIL 20TH! Contact Precollegiate Programs or (405) 325-6897 with any questions or visit for more information!
OSU Information System Technology Exploration Summer Academy -June 3-8 at OSU pick up application from Mrs. Auld

Women In Technology | Featuring OG&E

MARCH 27, 2018 | 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
OSUIT | 1801 E 4th Street, Okmulgee, OK 74447

Women in Technology aims to expose young women to the excellent career opportunities in high-paying, technology-driven fields.  Participants will engage in activities and demonstrations in our "Career Track" format to better understand the academic and skill requirements for the various career opportunities that are offered through OSU Institute of Technology in partnership with OG&E

Infinite Scholars
Wentworth will be offering a 4-week summer program from July 9 to August 3, 2018.‚Äč
The University of Tulsa is happy to announce a series of summer camps and workshops for high school students.

Academy for Pianists - June 4-8, 2018
The University of Tulsa 2018 Academy for Pianists is open to intermediate to advanced level piano students, grades 9-12. Students will work with TU piano faculty and attend seminars, workshops and presentations designed to equip pianists with the necessary skills for a career in music, or to simply enrich their lives through music performance and informed listening. The 2018 camp will feature guest artists, Danny and DeAnna Calhoun.

Summer Jazz Camp - July 8-14, 2018
The educational focus of the camp will be based on a curriculum encompassing jazz theory & ear training, jazz improvisation, jazz history, jazz performance (big band, combo, guitar ensemble, vocal), and group lessons and master classes. Open to all students 9th grade through college.

Vocal & Choral Camp - July 30-August 3, 2018
This 5-day summer camp is for high school-aged singers who love vocal and choral music. TU vocal faculty along with guest artists will guide students in the preparation of classical solos appropriate for auditions and contests as well as in semi-staged operatic scenes. The choral portion will feature choral repertoire selected for this camp, including All-State mixed choral music preparation for the c

I am pleased to announce that the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics is now taking nominations for student candidates to attend the 2018 GE Summer Science Academy. This program is a partnership between OSSM and the GE Foundation. The GE Summer Science Academy will be a week-long STEM-focused academic summer camp consisting of exciting, advanced classes taught by OSSM’s renowned faculty with special activities and presentations by GE engineers. It will take place July 23 through July 27 on OSSM’s downtown Oklahoma City campus. We are looking for students who are currently in the 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grades with a passion for math and science. The program is being provided at no cost to students thanks to the STEM Empowers OK grant from the GE Foundation. Therefore, the ideal candidates are students from underserved groups such as minorities, rural school districts, and low-income families. To nominate a student, please fill out the online nomination form. Please submit all nominations by Friday, April 27. Once you have submitted a nomination, we will send a notification letter to the student and a separate application for admission to the program. If you have any questions, send an email to


"We the Students" essay competition gives high-school students from across the U.S. a chance to share their perspectives on a trending topic.

This year, we’re asking students to consider what role the government should play in monitoring internet content and we are awarding $20,000+ in scholarship and prizes to the winning essayists, including:

  • 1st Place – $5,000 and a scholarship to our 2018 Constitutional Academy in Washington, D.C.
  • Runners Up – Six prizes at $1,250 each.
  • Honorable Mentions – Eight prizes at $500 each.

Please sign up below and submit their 500-800-word essay before February 5, 2018.

Applications for Full Scholarships to the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute Now Open

Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute

apply for the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute (OSAI) at Quartz Mountain.

OSAI is currently accepting online applications and scheduling auditions for the state’s premier arts academy for high school students. Held June 9-24, the program is taught by nationally renowned artists and offers instruction in acting, chorus, creative writing, dance, drawing and painting, film and video, orchestra and photography. Every accepted student automatically receives a full scholarship to the program.

The Drive Smart Teen Digital Short Contest, sponsored by CTIA Wireless Foundation, is currently accepting entries. Students can enter a digital short educating others about the dangers of driving distracted for a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship!


Who: 13 to 18-year-old U.S. and D.C. residents

What: 15-60 second digital short

When: Now through December 18, 2017

How: Students register, create and submit their digital short online


Do your students have a community service requirement
View the Community Service Form on the website to find out if students participating in this program can count their effort towards your program's requirements.