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WANTED: High School Students!

The MN ASM materials camp will provide a hands-on experience
into the world of materials science and engineering
 

Who:

  • Students entering their Junior or Senior year in high school in Fall 2024
  • Students entering their Senior year will be given higher priority in the selection process
  • Inquisitive learners with strong math and science aptitude

What:

  • Four day, summer camp utilizing hands-on learning principles of materials engineering
  • A unique science experience under the direction of industry and education based “Materials Mentors”
  • Combination of mini-demonstrations and field trips with extensive involvement in laboratory facilities to actively explore materials science & engineering principles

Where:

  • University of Minnesota - Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CEMS)

When:

  • June 17 - 20, 2024 (Monday to Thursday)
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm each day (Wednesday till 6:30pm)

Cost:

  • Students receive FREE meals, tuition, knowledge and entertainment
  • This is a commuter camp. Students must arrange their own transportation to and from the U of M each day

How to apply:

How are students chosen:

  • This is a competitive application process
  • Students must have basic knowledge of algebra, chemistry, and physics and describe why they want to learn more about engineering and materials science
  • Students entering their Senior year will be given a higher priority in the selection process
  • Experienced practicing engineers will review each application to select the winners
  • Students must have a strong interest in applied science
  • Selections will be announced about April 28