Contact: Amanda O. Williams
March 5, 2014 - Funded by a special grant from the Tennessee Board of Regents, the
University of Memphis will offer a residential summer session June 8-21 to let high
school students explore STEM fields – the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics
– to help them envision studying those subjects in college. The STEM Academy is open
to students who will be high school sophomores and juniors in fall 2014.
Chosen from the Shelby County Schools, the students will live on campus in U of M
residence halls during the two-week session. Housing, meals and all activities will
be paid for by the grant.
To be selected, students must have successfully completed Algebra I. They also must
have finished the ninth grade and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75. A letter
of recommendation is required from a teacher or staff member at an applicant's high
Space is limited in this competitive program. The application deadline is April 18.
A printable application is available online at http://www.memphis.edu/pdfs/mathacademy14.pdf
For more information, contact Amanda O. Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org.