Information about the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassadors Network (CAAAN) and activities to inform high school students about Cornell, as well as support current students. Please click each header below to learn more about each topic.
Do you know high school students who might benefit from college-level summer study at Cornell? If so, we hope you will tell them about Cornell University Summer College Programs for High School Students (www.summercollege.cornell.edu). Cornell's Summer College is one of the nation's longest running and most highly regarded pre-college academic programs. It brings nearly 1,000 academically talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from around the world to Cornell each summer for three- and six-week programs.
Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network
CAAAN is the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network, a group of thousands of alumni volunteers who assist the Cornell admissions community in recruiting superior undergraduate applicants.
Campus Trips for High School Students
Do you know a high school senior who is thinking of applying to Cornell? Help spread the word about CCW's fall bus trip to Cornell for prospective students. Typically conducted on a Sunday/Monday in early November, this overnight trip to Ithaca offers a campus tour, a presentation by the admissions office, lodging with a current undergraduate student, a chance to sample Cornell Dining's finest, and more. (Fee applies.)
Cornell Club of Washington Scholarships
The Cornell Club of Washington Scholarship program provides alumni and friends an opportunity to give on two fronts, financially helping local students attend Cornell.
Book Awards for High School Juniors
Since 1989, the Cornell Club of Washington has presented a book award to D.C.-area high school juniors of high academic achievement who have demonstrated leadership in community service. The book is traditionally a hardcover edition of Strunk and White's The Elements of Style.