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Sunday, October 11, 2009

FREE Program

High school juniors and seniors get stipend$Health Careers Opportunity Program for
6th-12th Grade Students
October 17, 2009
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) at the UIC School of Public Health is accepting applications for its Public Health Sciences Saturday College Program (PHSSC).

The PHSSC is a program for students in grades 6th to 12th who are interested in the health careers. The entire program is FREE. It is designed to increase awareness of careers in public health and better prepared for college. Students are engaged in a thirty week academic enrichment program that includes math, science, reading, research, writing, social development, enhancement skills and field trips.

The PHSSC also includes ACT preparation with courses that are taught by Kaplan and valued at $799. 11th and 12th grade students will be paid a stipend for their full participation. Students attend classes from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. every Saturday from October 17th, 2009- May 29th, 2010. Classes are held at the UICSPH (University of Illinois Chicago - School of Public Health), which is located at 1603 W. Taylor, Chicago , IL .

Priority is given to students who attend a CPS Public Health Partner School. Applications are accessible through the UIC School of Public Health. To print an application or learn more about the program, go http://www.uic. edu/sph/ and scroll down to Current SPH Initiatives.
Sponsored by the Bureau of Health Professions U.S. Department of HHS-HRSAAmerican Recovery and Reinvestment Act Health Professions Program and Division of Health Careers Diversity and Development


Location:
TBA SPHPI School of Pub. Hlth and Psy. Inst.
Fee:
Free
Audience:
General public/Campus community/Faculty/ Staff/Students/ Alumni
Contact:
dwashi5@uic. edu (312) 355-2951
Category:
Alumni Events/Special Campus Events/Other
Department:
Health Careers Opportunity Program
Updated:
Last updated on 09-04-2009.

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