STEM Starter Academy
Spend the Summer at STCC!
NEWS UPDATE: Recruitment for the second Cohort of the STEM Starter Academy is underway. Applications are due Friday, May 13, 2016. Click here for applications and other materials.
I feel like I had an advantage over my friends who didn’t do anything over the summer. -STEM Starter Scholar
By participating in STEM Starter Academy, students can:
- Take FREE college courses (College Success Seminar, Math), earning college credits
- Attend FREE field trips to learn more about STEM careers.
- Participate in a guest speakers series to learn more from STEM experts
- Participates in lectures and hands-on activities with some of our own STEM professors
- Receive a $400 stipend at the end of the summer, upon successful completion of the courses.
Get a head start on the STCC experience:
- Earn six or seven credits at STCC before the fall semester.
- Start building relationships with professors, administrators, staff, and peer mentors, creating a strong support system.
- Get early access and exposure to campus resources.
- Build a small community among Summer Bridge peers, developing friendships
Any student with a zest for knowledge, and who wants to know more about how STEM can have an impact on her/his future life is an ideal candidate for STEM Starter Academy.
-Dr. Felicia Griffin-Fennell, Director of the STEM Starter Academy