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SUMMER HEALTHCARE EXPERIENCE (SHE)
The Summer Healthcare Experience (SHE) is a weeklong educational program designed for young women who will be rising Juniors and Seniors in High School.
Program dates: July 29-Aug. 2, 2019
Participants will:
  1. Shadow and learn from physicians, nurses, administrators, research scientists and allied health professionals
  2. Take part in hands-on labs and procedure simulations
  3. Receive personalized college counseling, including test preparation, an essay-writing clinic and interview coaching
  4. Collaborate on a digestive health awareness project
  5. Complete American Heart Association "Basic Life Support" training
  6. Meet mentors and like-minded local peers
  7. Graduate with a certificate of completion and a letter of reference
Please view our Program Video from 2018:
Who should apply?
You should consider applying to the Summer Healthcare Experience if:
  1. You are a young woman in high school, ages 16 to 18 and will be a rising Junior or Senior.  Participants must have turned 16 years of age by the start of the Program.
  2. You are considering pursuing a career in healthcare, such as doctor, nurse, pharmacist, social worker, healthcare administrator, physical therapist, nutritionist, genetic counselor, surgeon, dermatologist, radiologist, cardiologist, physician assistant, occupational therapist and more.
  3. You want to learn more about career opportunities in the healthcare industry.
  4. You want to learn how to apply to college and/or make your college application more competitive.
  5. You want to make friends who share your interests.
  6. You want to meet role models and mentors.
  7. You are ready to work hard and have fun for a week this summer.
Tuition and scholarships
Tuition is $1,359. Final deadline is April 22, 2019 for Program Application.
If you want to be considered for a scholarship, completed Program Application and Scholarship Application and materials must be received by April 22, 2019.  BOTH applications must be submitted in order to be considered for scholarship funding. 
Program includes:
  1. Breakfast and lunch provided daily
  2. Set of scrubs
  3. Certification in BLS (Basic Life Support)
  4. Graduation reception for families
  5. Certificate of completion and letter of reference
Eight to ten full scholarships are available based on merit and financial need. See the scholarship application instructions below.
How to apply
1) Submit the Program Application, including your transcripts, by April 22, 2019.
2) Submit the Program Application (including transcripts) and Scholarship Application (including 2017 and 2018 tax returns) by April 22, 2019.
Only complete applications (including all required amterials) will be reviewed for admission.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Participants will be notified by May 20, 2019.
 
Questions?
If you have more questions, view our FAQ ›
If your question isn't answered there, please email Sonha Castelli at sncastel@uci.edu.
In order to be eligible for scholarship consideration students must meet the following requirements:  •	Be a full time student (undergraduate or graduate) in good academic standing at an accredited college or university, OR •	Be a graduating high school senior with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning. •	Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 •	Submit a completed application along with all required supplementary documents by the application deadline.   Complete scholarship requirements and details are available at the Foundation’s website:  www.CLLCF.org   The deadline for submitting the online application and all supporting documentation is June 1, 2019.
CA Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation’s Scholarship Program 
 

In order to be eligible for scholarship consideration students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a full time student (undergraduate or graduate) in good academic standing at an accredited college or university, OR
  • Be a graduating high school senior with written proof of acceptance at an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5
  • Submit a completed application along with all required supplementary documents by the application deadline.

 

Complete scholarship requirements and details are available at the Foundation’s website:  www.CLLCF.org

The deadline for submitting the online application and all supporting documentation is June 1, 2019.