2018 Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association Scholarship Program

The Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association (KPAAPA) Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from high school students who are scheduled to graduate in spring 2018. Scholarships are also available for nursing and medical students attending schools in Northern California. KPAAPA provides scholarships to students who demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to community service, and leadership potential. In the… Read More

Perception Science Internship at UC Berkeley

For more information and to apply, click here! The Whitney Lab at UC Berkeley is offering a summer internship program for high schoolers.The goal of the internship program is to provide academically advanced high schoolers a hands-on research experience. Summer interns will be involved in every step of the research process, and will be working alongside Whitney lab members to create and test… Read More

San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (SFCAHT) Poster and Writing Contests

January 2018 is Human Trafficking Awareness month and San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (SFCAHT) is hosting a couple contests for teens to help raise awareness. This year there will be a Teen Poster Contest and a separate Teen Writing Contest, both sponsored by SFCAHT to promote awareness of human trafficking to middle and high… Read More

FACES Summer Medical Academy 2018

FACES Summer Medical Academy (FSMA) is a tuition-based, two-week intensive summer experience designed to expose high school students to the fields of medicine, nursing, and allied health professions. In partnership with Samuel Merritt University, the goal of the program is to offer youth a glimpse into the array of advanced educational strategies and tools that comprise current medical… Read More

Physicians Medical Forum: The Doctors On Board Pipeline Program

The Doctors On Board Pipeline Program is an innovative and exciting opportunity for African American/Black, Native American Indian, Filipino, Pacific Islander, and Latino/Hispanic students to experience a rare snapshot of what it takes to become a physician or pharmacist. When: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM   Where: Claremont/Fairmont Hotel – 41 Tunnel Road Berkeley,… Read More

Participate in UCSF’s BrainChange Study!

In our BrainChange study, 14-18 year-old participants will get a chance to undergo a free 12-week training of attention and emotion regulation. In this training, the participants will learn self-regulation skills (breathing, yoga-based movements, mindfulness meditation) that can help them relax, better regulate emotions, and improve attention. The group will meet weekly for 1.5 hours at UCSF… Read More