ESU Summer Institute for AVID students 2013
July 30-31, 2013 (application deadline: May 1, 2013)
Originally designed with AVID teachers at Olathe North High School, the ESU Summer Institute is open to all AVID students who will be in grades 9-12 for the upcoming fall. Over 250 AVID students and teachers have participated in the ESU Summer Institute already! Here’s what AVID participants had to say:
“It made me think about issues I’d never thought about before.”
“The faculty and students helped me understand the transitions of campus life.”
“The program taught me valuable skills to succeed in college.”
“Very valuable experience. It helped me learn more about college and college life.”
“The schedule and topics were right on! Wonderful experience!”
Connecting to the mission of AVID, this program focuses on topics to promote college preparation and readiness.
1. Interactive college classroom experiences
2. Overnight stay in the residence halls
3. Leadership development with ESU Leadership Studies students
4. Career exploration
5. Meals in the student cafeteria
6. Strategies for college success
7. Academic & social expectations of college
8. Teambuilding with AVID students throughout the region.
Summer Institute Schedule 2012: Check out last summer's schedule!!
Medical Consent Form-Due May 1 2013
Sponsor Registration Form-Due May 1 2013
Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The cost to attend the AVID Summer Institute is $25.00 per student. This fee covers all meals, lodging and supplies during the program. Sponsors attend at no charge. Schools are responsible for coordinating and/or providing transportation to and from the program.
Emporia State requires at least one AVID sponsor(s) to participate in the program and stay overnight in the residence halls with their AVID students. Depending on the size of the student group, sponsorship is required as outlined below:
1-10 students 1 AVID sponsor
11-20 students 2 AVID sponsors
21-30 students 3 AVID sponsors
31-40 students 4 AVID sponsors, etc.
*Sponsors must be AVID teachers or experienced and responsible college students who are AVID tutors with your program
The ESU/AVID scholarship is a one-time, nonrenewable award for AVID students who have participated in the AVID Summer Institute and enroll at ESU as freshman. The scholarship will be awarded to AVID students upon their matriculation to ESU immediately following high school graduation. The scholarship is not available to AVID students who transfer to ESU following enrollment at another institution.
●Participate in the ESU/AVID Summer Institute immediately following your
junior year in high school
●Enroll at ESU as first time freshmen immediately following high school graduation
In order to receive a full refund of the registration fee, participants need to email June Coleman, Program Coordinator, (firstname.lastname@example.org), one full week prior the start of the program. Refunds will not be issued if participants do not cancel within this time frame.
For more information on the scholarship program or the ESU Summer Institute, please contact:
June Coleman, Director of Career Services
Emporia State University