CPCC STEM Prep for High School Minority Students 2017

STEM Prep for High School Minority Students CPCC 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