Latino Youth Summit 2019

Category: Educational

Event Date:

Tuesday, May 14 - May 15, 2019


9:30 am - 1:00 pm


University of Toledo

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GENERAL EVENT NOTICE: Due to recent concern over the spread of the corona virus, suggests confirming with the actual organizers that this event is still proceeding as planned.

Event Details:

The Summit seeks to arm youth and families with college planning and career path information through sessions about pre-high school and pre-college coursework and information about various occupational fields. Emphasis is placed on the importance of skills in science, math and technology in today's job market.

Each Summit involves a keynote speaker chosen for their ties to the Latino community, their success in overcoming adversity, their message of hope, and their ability to engage a diverse body of students.

Grades 6-8 Tuesday, May 14 9:30am-1:00pm
Grades 9-12 Wednesday, May 15 9:30am-1:00pm

Deadline to register is April 1st.

Latino Youth Summit Activities

The annual summit continues success hosting over 500 Latino junior high and high school youths. Included are hands-on activities in nursing and pharmacy, engineering, health professions, health & wellness, and real-world personal finances. The students also learn about career opportunities here and abroad and are given a mini-preview of the UT campus. The Summit provides various organizations with an opportunity to interact with the largest gathering of Latino youth from northwest Ohio.

College Scholarships

High school seniors who will be attending UT are highly encouraged to apply for the President's Summit Award which is a college scholarship at The University of Toledo. Students MUST attend the Summit to be eligible to receive the award. Ten $2,000 scholarships are available, and each includes housing for the first year- a total value of over $10,000. A 3.00 cumulative GPA is required to qualify for these scholarships. Scholarship is now OPEN for the 2019 LYS. High School senior's can apply here: Deadline is February 28, 2019.

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