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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 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.

Online and residential options are available, at UMass Amherst and at the UMass Mt. Ida campus in Newton, MA. Explore your interests and earn credit while working with faculty, and experience life as a UMass student. Our online courses feature live, synchronous instruction and project-based learning. Residential students will enjoy premier housing in the Commonwealth Honors College, state-of-the-art facilities, and the #1 ranked campus dining in the U.S. Our programs at the Mt. Ida campus offer all of the same great amenities with the added bonus of being minutes from the city of Boston.

Full scholarships are available for Foundations of Data Science and the Summer Engineering Institute. Students with financial need who will be entering 10th - 12th grades are invited to apply.

Limited partial scholarships are also available. Our STEM programs include:

-Summer Engineering Institute.

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

-Digital Cartography: Mapping our Environment.

-Modern Astronomy.

-Kinesiology: Pathway to the Medical Professions.

-Equine Science Intensive.

-Pre-Veterinary Medicine

-Veterinary Technology.

-Intro to Research in Psychology

-Vampires & Revenants: the Archaeology of the Undead

-Combatting the Climate Crisis with Neighborhood Trees

-Building & Construction Technology: CityLab

-Health Without Borders: Rethinking Climate Change, Energy Transition & Equity
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 4/15/2023

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

Program Materials:
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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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