CPCC STEM Prep for High School Minority Students 2017
Homeschool Students Welcome to Apply to CPCC's Summer STEM Prep for Under-Represented Minority Students
STEM Prep is an academic enrichment program for under-represented minority (URM) high school 11th and 12th graders that are interested in pursuing bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics disciplines. The 8-week, after-school program is held on CPCC’s Central campus. Participants are enrolled in non-credit courses that provide them with project-based experiences in mathematics and their choice of science, technology or engineering. Upon completion of STEM Prep students will:
- Gain increased familiarity with current practices in STEM fields
- Illustrate preparedness for a successful transition into STEM studies at the college level
- Participate in a coordinated exploration of careers in their targeted STEM focus area
This program FREE. It is supported by generous funding from the National Science Foundation.
**We have confirmed that this program is open to homeschool students residing in any county that meet the eligibility requirements below.
Eligibility: Applicants must be an underrepresented minority as defined by the LSAMP Program (African-Americans, Alaskan Natives, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders) and
- Be a U.S. Citizen
- Be interested in pursuing a STEM based career pathway
- If currently enrolled as a CPCC student, potential participants must be in good academic standing as defined by CPCC’s Standards of Academic Progress ( term GPA at or above 2.0)
Classes begin June 19, 2017
Application Deadline: June 1, 2017
For Program Information, Link to Application, and Questions: STEM Prep CPCC