Prospective Participants

2018 Program Calendar

Saturday, June 23, 2018 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Scholar and Family Orientation
July 2-6 9 a.m.-5 p.m. DC HAPP-week 1 (no session on July 4th)
July 9-13 9 a.m.-5 p.m. DC HAPP-week 2
July 16-20 9 a.m.-5 p.m. DC HAPP-week 3
July 23-26 9 a.m.-5 p.m. DC HAPP-week 4
Thursday, July 26 DC HAPP Summer Experience Closing Ceremony
After Summer Experience Clinical Shadowing

 

Eligibility

  • School grade level
    • Current student enrolled in the 10th or 11th grade at a public school or public charter school in the District of Columbia area
    • Will be promoted to the next grade level for the following academic year
    • In good academic standing
  • Availability
    • Able to attend DC HAPP orientation and all days of the DC HAPP summer experience
    • Does not have other responsibilities (employment or activities) that conflict with DC HAPP Summer Experience
    • Will participate in Clinical Shadowing after the Summer Experience
    • Able to travel to the George Washington University Foggy Bottom campus
  • Interests/Ability
    • Interested in pursuing a profession in the healthcare field
    • Will participate in Clinical Shadowing after DC HAPP Summer Experience
    • Will commit to maintain contact and follow up with mentor and program staff until high school graduation (1-2 academic years) and beyond
  • Character
    • Self-motivated
    • Responsible
    • Positive attitude with desire to learn and grow

 

Stipend and Conduct

Each scholar earns a stipend from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion for the successful completion of DC HAPP. Successful completion means attending and participating in all of DC HAPP with a positive learning attitude.

Disorderly conduct, substance use, bullying, and non-compliance with reasonable staff instruction will not be tolerated. Absences are not permitted. Scholars in violation of the DC HAPP Code of Conduct will be expelled from the program and will not be eligible for the DC HAPP scholar stipend.

 

Application Process

The DC HAPP 2018 application is now closed and all applicants have been notified of their status. The application for next year will be available in February.


For More Information:

The George Washington University
School of Medicine and Health Sciences Office of Diversity and Inclusion
DC HAPP ATTN: Jinny Jang
Ross Hall, Suite 708
2300 Eye St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
202-994-6962
gwdchapp@gwu.edu