Junior Academy of Sciences Research Training Program (RTP)

Southern California Academy of Sciences, “This exciting STEM program has been in existence since 1980 provides high school students the opportunity to conduct science research under the mentorship of a professional researcher. Students are challenged as they learn about and implement the rigors of scientific research while reaping the rewards of presenting their results at the Academy’s Annual Meeting where they interface with professional researchers.  This experiences helps students learn and understand the nature of scientific knowledge.”


– Submit an on-line application by June 15, 2017 at the SCAS Junior Academy website, http://scas.nhm.org/junior-academy/
– On acceptance into the RTP, pay a $50 membership/enrollment fee to
cover SCAS Annual Meeting Fee and RTP Insurance.
– Attend 3 Saturday meetings during the school year
– Write a scientific paper

– Present research at Poster Session at the Professional Annual Meeting

Poster Session:  April 18, 2018 at Cal Poly Pomona

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Interested in Nursing?!

Mt. San Antonio School of Continuing Education offers a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program.  CNA is a fast growing job that also prepares students to enter the next level of nursing, whether it be LVN or RN.  This program is exclusive to local high school students for the first time this summer.

If you are interested in the program, are a  graduating senior or will be a senior in the 2017-18 school year, AND 16 years or older as of June 6, 2017, you may be eligible for this FREE program.   The number of seats are limited, graduating seniors will have priority.

Mandatory Orientation:  

  • March 23, 2017
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Mt SAC, Building 28A, Room 103
  • Parking:  Lot D (you must pay for parking)

There is no tuition for the program.  Students will have to pay for textbooks, uniforms, physicals, fingerprints, and the state exam.  At the mandatory orientation, faculty and staff will review the program in it’s entirety including hours for both theory and clinicals, demands of the program, and any materials and supplies needed.  There will only be one orientation and there will be no makeups.

Scholarship Opportunity!

Chinese American Association of Walnut (CAAW) is pleased to announce the 2017 scholarship program.  A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student with outstanding achievements in community service. To qualify, student must be a high school JUNIOR residing within the City of Walnut. Student must demonstrate and maintain a 3.0 or above GPA for the current school year.

Application is due by April 17, 2017.

Online application, consent form, recommendation letter form and a copy of last semester’s report card are required for consideration.  The documents can be found on the CAAW website at www.caawalnut.org (excluding the report card).  Application will not be considered unless all required documents are received by the application deadline. Scholarship winner will be announced in early May.

Required Documents:

1. A copy of the last completed semester’s report card

2. A recommendation letter from a mentor or teacher who is familiar with the student’s community service

3. Signed consent form for CAAW to use the student’s name and image in newsletters and press releases

4. Completed online application:  http://www.caawalnut.org

Students interested in applying for this scholarship must submit all required documents to caawalnut@gmail.com by April 17, 2017. 

Please email any question to caawalnut@gmail.com.

Disclaimer:  Students whose parent currently serves on CAAW Board of Directors or Advisory Board are not eligible to apply.