2013 Summer Health Career Academy Application
Application Deadlines and Notification Dates:
Receipt Deadline: Must be postmarked by Friday, April 26, 2013
Notification: June 7, 2013
Student must be an academically inclined current ninth or tenth grade student in secondary school or homeschooled.
The applicant who accepts the invitation into the Summer Health Career Academy must commit to attending all 5 days of the program.
Completed application must be postmarked by April 26, 2013.
The Health Career Academy will take place for five days,
July 15-19, 2013
on the main campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The academy is designed for academically inclined current ninth and tenth grade students who are interested in learning about opportunities in various health careers and the academic preparation necessary for these careers.
Students will meet and talk to practicing health care professionals, engage in health career activities, learn to monitor vital signs, engage in hands on medical procedures, learn basic medical terminology, and receive training in leadership skills. The program brings 50 students together to learn about health careers.
Application to the AHEC 2013 Summer Health Career Academy is a competitive process. An Advisory Board, representing academic and health care professionals from counties in the AHEC, will make the final student selections.
All information provided in the application is taken into account and is kept confidential.
Fees and expenses:
Cost for the 2013 program is $100.00
This fee includes all tuition, course materials, field trips and lunch during the week of the Academy. Transportation will be provided on an as needed basis.
Applicants who are
into the program and demonstrate the need for financial assistance may apply for a scholarship to the program.
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