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The Olaniyan Scholars High School Summer Experience is an opportunity to introduce youth to new academic experiences and to challenge them to think critically. Students participate in a daycamp during the first two full weeks of June that expands their knowledge of populations of African descent.

The Olaniyan Scholars Summer Experience will provide students with the opportunity to:

  • Earn up to $1500 in scholarship money to IUPUI
  • Experience college life at an urban institution
  • Develop and/or improve study skills for college
  • Broaden knowledge of the history of peoples of African descent
  • Gain an understanding of what undergraduate research is, how it is practiced, and its benefits to academic success
  • Better understand and set goals for academic and professional achievement
  • Establish relationships and work closely with university faculty and staff
  • Earn an official Olaniyan Scholars Summer Experience Certificate from the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts Africana Studies Program

To Meet The Olaniyan Summer Experience Class of 2010 click here

Click here for the Olaniyan Scholars High School Summer Initiative Application

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