Project ENRICH wants parents to be fully engaged in the program. This page contains some very useful resources that you as parents should know about and take action on as the program years goes along. Let us know if you have questions about any of this information or if you know of something that should appear on this page. Informed and fully engaged parents make for a better Project ENRICH student.
Information on UMBC's Center for Women in Technology
There are plenty of good opportunities developing in UMBC's Center for Women in Tech. Learn more about the program as well as their February President's Day weekend initiative, Bits & Bytes, for academically talented high school girls in their junior year.
Center for Women in Technology
Information on Middle School Summer Programs
Download the file below for links to useful sites that outline summer enrichment activities for middle school youth.
More information on Facebook
Visit our project ENRICH Facebook page for more up-to-date information on educational and career opportunities.
Enter the Black College Expo Essay Contest
Black College Expo "Win Cash for College" ~ This essay contest is open to 11th and 12th graders and winners will be announced at the Washington, D.C. Black College Expo, held March 30 at Bowie State University. Winners must be present at the Expo. To enter, students should submit a 500 word or less essay on the topic "Why is a College Education Important to Me?" Entries should be typed, double spaced, and e-mailed to email@example.com by March 18, 2013 at 11:00 p.m.
College Sweepstakes: Cash for the Taking from Sun Trust Bank
High school seniors and current college undergrads are eligible to enter this sweepstakes, which awards $1,000 scholarships every two weeks from October 26 through May 10. Registration opens on September 14; students may register only once for a drawing but they may register after each completed drawing for the next scheduled drawing. Entrants must be at least 13 years of age. For complete details visit offtocollege.info.
Internship Opportunities: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
By nature, the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area is loaded with opportunities for young students to learn and thrive in l federal government agencies. Among the many little-known but very important agencies is the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Learn about their Internship Opportunities and be ready to hear your child's name called for service next summer..
Becoming a Page for the Maryland General Assembly
Maryland General Assembly Page Program ~ High school seniors from across the state are invited to apply to work as a page for the Maryland General Assembly at the State Capitol in Annapolis. Successful applicants will work for two nonconsecutive weeks (Monday through Friday) in either the Senate or the House of Delegates during the 2013 Legislative Session, January 9 through April 8. Pages receive $55 per day to cover expenses and a wealth of experience. For applications and information students should contact the Maryland General Assembly Student Page Office at 410-946-5128, 301-970-5128 or 800-492-7122, Ext. 5128. Information is also available via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or on their website at dls.state.md.us (click "Student Programs).