STEM OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT
STEM Outreach and Engagement – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills are required to be competitive in the global race for energy development, to create and maintain a healthy economy, and foster innovation and excellence. The program will offer opportunities focused on developing the next generation of STEM professionals. Activities and events will expose students in grades 4-12 to various science, technology, engineering, and math career fields.
Scholars Program – Students must apply for the scholars program, which is specifically designed for students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education. This program provides year-round counseling, mentoring, cultural enrichment, college tours, advisement and academic assistance. Along with exposure to research projects in STEM, and student-conducted scientific research under the guidance of a faculty or graduate level mentor. During the summer, students can participate in internships, job shadow, and special projects and camps.
Scholars Graduate Program – Students must apply for the scholars graduate program, which is specifically designed for high school graduates from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in post-secondary education. This program provides year-round counseling, mentoring, advisement and academic assistance for undergraduate and graduate college students in STEM programs. During the summer, students can be employed or participate in STEM programs and internships.