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Summer Science Academy

 

SUMMER SCIENCE ACADEMY
FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES

June 30th to August 2nd 2013

INTRODUCTION

The project will focus on counseling, recruitment, and retention of students through an intensive five-week summer program in mathematics, science, and English. The program will provide an early exposure to college life and an opportunity to earn 6 semester-hours of college credit. Diverse teaching techniques including computer-assisted instruction, innovative laboratory activities, visiting scientists, science seminars, peer-tutoring, interactive multimedia and monitoring progress will be employed to achieve the desired objectives of increasing participation in science and mathematics areas. Using grants from National Science Foundation, 15 students will be chosen for this summer's Science Academy.

OBJECTIVE

The primary objective of this Summer Science Academy is to increase the number of graduates in biology, chemistry, computer science, and mathematics at Winston-Salem State University. The overall goals of the program are designed to identify and address the necessary academic improvements of college-bound students in these areas. THE PROGRAM IS ABSOLUTELY FREE!

BENEFITS

1. Room and board will be provided

2. All textbooks, notebooks and school supplies are provided

3. Book scholarships will be awarded to the top students achieving academic honors

4. Opportunity to apply for participation in the RAMS Scholar program, for which they will receive
    stipends during the regular academic year.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Application Package Must be Received Or Postmarked By

 To apply, please complete the application (linked top right) and return it ASAP to:

Dr. Mamudu Yakubu
Department of Chemistry
Winston-Salem State University
W.B. Atkinson, Room 311
Winston-Salem, NC 27110
(336) 750-3048 (p)
(336) 750-2549 (f)
yakubuma@wssu.edu

May 10th, 2013.  Early submission is strongly advised. Applicants will be notified by June 10, 2013.

Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000



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