STEM Starter Academy

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.

Spend the summer at STCC, earning FREE college credit and learning more about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

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