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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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Microsoft Azure Global AI Team AI Summer Academy

Program Description:

Microsoft’s Azure Global Artificial Intelli-gence team is hosting an AI Summer Academy for high school students.
The AI Summer Academy is open to students who participated in the Microsoft Philanthropies TEALS program with Python experience who have a demonstrated interest in technology. Applicants should be available to participate on Fridays July 16th, July 23rd, and Friday, July 30th from 1-3 pm (EDT).

Program Details
Students will participate in three sessions based on qualifications (described below)
• Fridays July 16th, July 23rd, and Friday, July 30th from 1-3 pm (EDT).
• Total of 2 hours per day – combination of online class time and Q&A with office hours
• Location: Teams (Link to be provided after acceptance)
• All instructors are Microsoft employees / volunteers
• Students who complete the all three sessions would earn a Certificate / Badge
• Program is held at no cost

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Virtual

Program Date(s): Fridays 1-3pm EDT: 7/30, 8/6, 8/13

Application Deadline: 7/23/2021

Age/Grades: High School

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements: Must have a computer and internet access
• Prerequisites: Completed Introduction to Computer Science in Python or comparable experi-ence
• Must be available for all three dates
• Upon acceptance, parental consent and Media Release form will be required

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National – 2021 AUGUST MICROSOFT DIGIGIRLZ CAMP

Program Description:

Join us for three days of DigiGirlz at our August Camp. This virtual event features keynote speakers, online coding and technology learning workshops designed to help you discover the ways technology can bring your ideas to life. Learn what it’s like to work in the tech industry and how professionals from a variety of fields are turning their passions and creativity into careers that they love.

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Microsoft DigiGirlz programs give Middle School/Junior School (Ages 11-13) and High School/Secondary School (Ages 14-18) girls* opportunities to learn about careers in technology, connect with Microsoft employees, and participate in hands-on computer and technology workshops. Our current offerings are virtual experiences to connect girls with opportunities to learn and connect around technology, workshops, and amazing role models in a variety of technical and tech infused careers.

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Virtual

Program Date(s): August 10-12, 2021

Age/Grades: MS/HS

Cost: Free

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LA – Code Ninjas Baton Rouge Grand Opening Coding Hack-a-Thon Competition

Program Description:

Join us in officially celebrating our Grand Opening on Saturday, August 21st from 11a-3p. We’ll have smoothies, door prizes, tours for parents to learn more about our coding and game building curriculum, and for the kids, an Hour-of-Code Hack-a-Thon Game Building Competition. Participants must be ages 7-15, and will receive a brief overview of Scratch and use the platform to build a game in an hour. Registrants can choose which hour they would like to participate, while parents can stay and learn more about the program!

Want to book a tour during the event? Call now or hold your spot for a tour here: https://bit.ly/CodeNinjasBRTour

Type: Hackathon/Game Jam

Program Location: 8657 Siegen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Program Date(s): 8/21/2021

Application Deadline: 8/14/2021

Age/Grades: 7-15 years

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements: Children ages 7-14 can participate and must obtain tickets ahead of time through Eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/code-ninjas-grand-opening-hack-a-thon-event-tickets-162484955877

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National – NSBE Jr. Scholarships and Awards

Program Description:

NSBE Jr. Bridge Scholarship
This $1000 award is available to NSBE Jr. Members who will graduate from high school in 2021, and will enroll in a University Engineering Program in the fall of 2021. NSBE will pay a portion of the cost for you to attend the summer enrichment program.

Criteria:
GPA Requirement: 2.5 or higher
Majors: Computer Science, Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial/Systems Engineering, Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Other Engineering, Petroleum Engineering
Regions: 1,2,3,4,5,6
Classification: 12th grade, Undergraduate (1st year)
Residency Status: U.S. Citizen,Permanent Resident
Award Amount: $1,000
Number of Awards: 40

NSBE Region 1: Covid-19 Relief Scholarship
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world in a matter of weeks and has forced everyone to adapt, innovate, change and address the way we work. This scholarship supports those who were affected by the pandemic and helps to cover extra expenses such as food, emergency housing, transportation, technology, health care and other needs.

Criteria:
GPA Requirement: 1.0 or higher
Majors: All STEM Majors
Regions: 1
Residency Status: U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, Non-US Resident
Award Amount: $400
Number of Awards: 8

Type: Scholarship

Program Date(s): Selection will be 8/15 for the 2021/22 Academic School Year

Application Deadline: 7/31/2021

Age/Grades: Seniors and College Freshmen

Eligibility Requirements: “NSBE Jr. Bridge Scholarship – Criteria:
GPA Requirement: 2.5 or higher
Majors: Computer Science, Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial/Systems Engineering, Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Other Engineering, Petroleum Engineering

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Mark Cuban Foundation – AI Bootcamps

Program Description:

We host free Intro to Artificial Intelligence Bootcamps for underserved high school students
to increase AI literacy and understanding.
With no prior experience or knowledge required, any 9th – 12th grader can learn the basics of Artificial Intelligence by participating in one of our Intro to AI Bootcamps. Click below to be notified when we’re hosting a Bootcamp in your area!

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Various Locations (in-person)

Program Date(s): 5 hours each Saturday (11am-4pm CST) on Oct 23rd, Oct 30th, Nov 6th, Nov 13th 2021

Application Deadline: August 27th, 2021

Age/Grades: High School

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements: Fhttps://www.markcubanai.org/faq

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National – Public Service Scholarshsip

Program Description:

Phone Numbers is honored to announce its annual Public Service Scholarship worth $1000.00 for the 2021 academic year. 

Type: Scholarship

Program Date(s): 2021/22 Academic School Year

Application Deadline: 9/1/2021

Cost: Prize is $1,000

Eligibility Requirements: Must be a US Citizen

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National – Public Service Scholarship

Program Description:

State Records is honored to announce its annual Public Service Scholarship worth $1000.00 for the 2021 academic year. 
The role of the public sector is huge in our economy and we think it’s important to have this generation’s college students voice out and provide their input regarding the public sector.

Type: Scholarship

Program Date(s): 2021/22 Academic School Year

Application Deadline: 9/1/2021

Cost: Prize is $1,000

Eligibility Requirements: Must be a US Citizen

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Microsoft Store Summer 1-Day Workshops

Program Description:

“Create time well spent this summer!

Engage and inspire students while building valuable knowledge and skills for the future.

Explore our website (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/workshops-training-and-events/students) to review and choose 1-day workshops to help you build skills while having fun.
Topics include:
-STEM and Coding
-Space Jam: A New Legacy
-Virtual Travel
-Museum Tours
-Diversity & Inclusion
-Flipgrid Events
-Social Emotional Learning”

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Virtual

Program Date(s): Workshops will be ongoing throughout the summer

Age/Grades: MS/HS/College Freshman

Cost: Free

Eligibility Requirements: All our welcome.

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NASA internships and fellowships

Program Description:

“NASA internships and fellowships leverage NASA’s unique missions and programs to enhance and increase the capability, diversity and size of the nation’s future science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce. Internships are available from high school to graduate level. Internships provide students with the opportunity to participate in either research or other experiential learning, under the guidance of a mentor at NASA.

When do internships take place?
There are three sessions:
Start Date-End Date Total Duration
Fall: Late August/early September, mid-December, 16 weeks
Spring: Mid-January-early May, 16 weeks
Summer: Late May/early June, August 10 weeks

Type: Summer Internship

Cost: Most interns receive a stipend

Eligibility Requirements: “What are the eligibility requirements?
U.S. Citizen
Cumulative 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
Full-time students (high school through graduate)
16 years of age at the time of application (no exceptions)
Undergraduate and graduate students must be enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program at an accredited college or university.
Educators are also eligible to apply

Can international students apply?
All applicants must be U.S. citizens in order to apply for an internship. More information about opportunities for international students can be found at www.nasa.gov/stem/international-internships-for-students.html

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CA – Unite-LA

Program Description:

Unite-LA is kicking off the New Year with several internship opportunities available to students through our Tech Pathway Program! We partner with a wide array of Los Angeles Tech Companies to help students gain experience and knowledge working with experts in the field. We have internship positions in multiple pathways including; Business Development, Design and Visual Media Arts, Information Technology and Software development.

Type: Workshop/Training

Program Location: Los Angeles

Application Deadline: 12/31/2021

Age/Grades: MS/HS

Eligibility Requirements:
In order to be considered for an internship, interested students must complete the following:

1. Complete a profile on our internship platform by clicking here.
2. Submit the UNITE-LA Common Application in the portal
3. Upon completing the application, you will be invited to a virtual mock interview (we mock interview all our students before referring them to our companies just to make sure they are ready for an internship, if for whatever reason they are not, we will work with them to get there!)
4. Once the interview is completed, you will have access to view all open internships in our Guided Compass platform and indicate which companies you are most interested in!”

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National – Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation

Program Description:

Come compete in the World’s Largest Robotics Competition!

The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation has a mission to Inspire students, one robot at a time.
Website: https://www.roboticseducation.org/.
Start a Team: https://www.roboticseducation.org/season-starter/

What truly sets us apart from other robotics competitions:
Affordability – lowest cost of entry of all high end robotics competition platforms that include the engineering design process, building, programming and driving

Approachability – the only robotics competition platform that has a “Student Centered” model in which we create a competitive environment where not only is technical mentorship not needed, it’s not allowed!

Workforce Development – the only robotics competition that gives FREE curriculum, lesson plans and certifications to the teachers/coaches/students (For teachers/coaches, this is seen as the most important piece to them)

Type: Competition

Program Date(s): Year-round

Age/Grades: MS/HS

Cost: Cost: Robotics kit cost depends on age, $150/team season registration, $50/team/event registration

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