STEM Academy Application

Please mark your calendars for the following:

Program Schedule 
June 24, 2019 – July 26, 2019
 
Program Orientation
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Dorm week
July 7 - 11, 2019
Program will not be in session July 3, 4, & 5

Closing Ceremony 
Friday, July 26, 2019

Requirements
In order to qualify for the STEM Academy summer program students must:
  • Submit a completed application, including academic transcripts and one letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or activity leader.
  • Have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate an interest in the STEM disciplines (e.g., mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, etc.).
  • Express interest in attending the University of Illinois at Chicago and apply for admission to UIC for Fall 2020.
  • Be current high school juniors (entering senior year of high school in Fall 2019).
  • Be able to work both independently and in groups.
  • Arrange timely transportation to and from campus (the program will provide transportation for field trips off campus).
Attend a mandatory orientation meeting on campus — if accepted to the program —  with a parent or guardian. The orientation will introduce students to the UIC STEM Academy mission, program expectations and offerings, and more.  

Application Directions
  • Complete all required sections of the application.
  • Submit a copy of your most recent transcript (unofficial grade reports accepted).
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or activity leader who is familiar with you on a professional and/or academic level.
Space is limited. We encourage you to apply early! 
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