The Brown Scholars Program

A tuition-free introduction to programming and is intended for students who have had limited access to coding classes/resources.

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An intensive program for high school girls, focused on the intersection of computer science and science.

This program is an introduction to programming and is intended for students who have had limited access to coding classes/resources. It is tuition-free thanks to a generous grant from the Helen Gurley Brown Revocable Trust.

Program Components

120 Hours of Coursework

  • Coursework is offered in the summer: 5 days per week; participants must be available Monday through Friday from 9:30am - 12:30pm, for six weeks in July and August

The program this summer will be blended, with 80% of instruction happening online and some Museum visits happening in-person throughout the course of the summer. Students must be available for both online and in-person instruction.

Nine-month internship in computational research within a scientific division at the Museum

  • Interns will work with a team of six Brown Scholars under the mentorship of a post-baccalaureate Helen Fellow.
  • Internships run two afternoons a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:30pm, September-June, and culminate with presentations.

College Prep Bootcamp:

  • Bootcamp starts in February and runs through August.
  • 4 College Bootcamp Sessions (February through May)
  • Summer Essay Writing Workshop (July-August)

If you self-identify as a girl, you are welcome to apply.

Dates

Through May 16, 2021

Registration Deadline

May 16, 2021

Registration Information

APPLY HERE »

Interested in staying up-to-date with future opportunities? Complete this form to join our mailing list.

Cost

Free

Contact

applytobrownscholars@amnh.org

Brown Scholars FAQ

The Brown Scholars program is part of the Museum's BridgeUP: STEM program, which focuses on the intersection of computer science and science.

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Job Description

An intensive program for high school girls, focused on the intersection of computer science and science.

This program is an introduction to programming and is intended for students who have had limited access to coding classes/resources. It is tuition-free thanks to a generous grant from the Helen Gurley Brown Revocable Trust.

Program Components

120 Hours of Coursework

  • Coursework is offered in the summer: 5 days per week; participants must be available Monday through Friday from 9:30am - 12:30pm, for six weeks in July and August

The program this summer will be blended, with 80% of instruction happening online and some Museum visits happening in-person throughout the course of the summer. Students must be available for both online and in-person instruction.

Nine-month internship in computational research within a scientific division at the Museum

  • Interns will work with a team of six Brown Scholars under the mentorship of a post-baccalaureate Helen Fellow.
  • Internships run two afternoons a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:30pm, September-June, and culminate with presentations.

College Prep Bootcamp:

  • Bootcamp starts in February and runs through August.
  • 4 College Bootcamp Sessions (February through May)
  • Summer Essay Writing Workshop (July-August)

If you self-identify as a girl, you are welcome to apply.

Dates

Through May 16, 2021

Registration Deadline

May 16, 2021

Registration Information

APPLY HERE »

Interested in staying up-to-date with future opportunities? Complete this form to join our mailing list.

Cost

Free

Contact

applytobrownscholars@amnh.org

Brown Scholars FAQ

The Brown Scholars program is part of the Museum's BridgeUP: STEM program, which focuses on the intersection of computer science and science.

Apply Now
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The Brown Scholars Program

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Scholarship Description

An intensive program for high school girls, focused on the intersection of computer science and science.

This program is an introduction to programming and is intended for students who have had limited access to coding classes/resources. It is tuition-free thanks to a generous grant from the Helen Gurley Brown Revocable Trust.

Program Components

120 Hours of Coursework

  • Coursework is offered in the summer: 5 days per week; participants must be available Monday through Friday from 9:30am - 12:30pm, for six weeks in July and August

The program this summer will be blended, with 80% of instruction happening online and some Museum visits happening in-person throughout the course of the summer. Students must be available for both online and in-person instruction.

Nine-month internship in computational research within a scientific division at the Museum

  • Interns will work with a team of six Brown Scholars under the mentorship of a post-baccalaureate Helen Fellow.
  • Internships run two afternoons a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:30pm, September-June, and culminate with presentations.

College Prep Bootcamp:

  • Bootcamp starts in February and runs through August.
  • 4 College Bootcamp Sessions (February through May)
  • Summer Essay Writing Workshop (July-August)

If you self-identify as a girl, you are welcome to apply.

Dates

Through May 16, 2021

Registration Deadline

May 16, 2021

Registration Information

APPLY HERE »

Interested in staying up-to-date with future opportunities? Complete this form to join our mailing list.

Cost

Free

Contact

applytobrownscholars@amnh.org

Brown Scholars FAQ

The Brown Scholars program is part of the Museum's BridgeUP: STEM program, which focuses on the intersection of computer science and science.

Apply Now