University of Alaska-Anchorage—Della Keats Health Sciences Summer Program

 

Overview

Alaskan students who have recently completed grades 11 and 12 may apply to this free program if they meet one or more of the following qualifications: are economically disadvantaged or come from an ethnic minority background, live in a rural area of Alaska, are a first-generation American or speak English as a second language. The six-week program encourages students to pursue their interest in a career in medicine or another healthcare field through educational enrichment activities and job shadowing. Boys and girls also gain an introduction to college life. During the session, students complete a public health research project; rising seniors will share these projects with their home communities during the following school year.

General Info

Name University of Alaska-Anchorage—Della Keats Health Sciences Summer Program
Location Anchorage, AK
Year-round Contacts 907-786-1019
Program Focuses & Features Medicine/Healthcare
Grade Range (rising grades) 12-PG
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 17-18
Application Deadline April
Director Ian van Tets & Rene V. Contreras, Co-Directors
Residential Fee Free (in-state residents). 6 weeks.
Dates & Sessions June-July; 1 session, 6 weeks long

Contact

Ian van Tets & Rene V. Contreras, Co-Directors
907-786-1019