Summer Youth College Experience applications available

by Apr 15, 2019General Announcements


The Education and Training Program is now accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Youth College Experience Program. This program lasts for five weeks, begins on June 10 and concludes on July 12.  During the program, participants will:

  • Participate in ACT preparation with a certified Kaplan instructor
  • Receive Financial Management training
  • Work in paid internships
  • Visit five college campuses
  • Spend a week on WCU’s campus

To participate in the program, applicants must be enrolled members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who are rising high school sophomores, juniors or seniors. Participants must have an overall 2.0 GPA. There are a limited number of slots for the Summer Youth Program. All participants must submit to a drug test.

Applications are available at or paper applications can be picked up at the Education & Training Program office located in the Ginger Lynn Welch complex. The deadline to apply and submit all required paperwork is Wednesday, May 15.

Info: Tasheena Parker 359-6650

– EBCI Education and Training Program