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UMass Summer Programs Funding and Scholarships

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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
High School Students

Summer Pre-College at UMass Amherst is an online academic summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Our programs correspond to a variety of college majors and give students an opportunity to explore their academic interests and help them decide what to study in college. It's a great way for high school students to experience college-level coursework first-hand. Sessions range in length from 1 to 6 weeks.

Programs are taught by UMass Amherst faculty and graduate students, combining live video instruction, independent project/group work, and check-ins with faculty and TAs. Each course includes a minimum of 8 hours/week of live instruction plus offline assignments. Each program includes college credits.

Full scholarships are available for Foundations of Data Science, a 2-week program that lets high school students work with real-world data sets while building core skills in data science such as statistical methods and computer programming. Students with financial need who will be entering 10th - 12th grades are invited to apply.

Partial and Full Scholarships available. Our STEM programs include:

-Summer Engineering Institute.

-Programming for Aspiring Scientists: Python with Applications to Physics.

-Creative Coding and Data Visualization.

-Modern Astronomy.

-Kinesiology: Pathway to the Medical Professions.

-Equine Science Intensive: Horse Pregnancy & Foaling.

-Pre-Veterinary Medicine

-Veterinary Technology.
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 4/15/2022

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Computer Sciences
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Medical Sciences
STEM Fields

Animal Science
Mathematical Techniques
Problem Solving
Statistical Modelling
Veterinary Medicine

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