Please be aware of  STEM programs available in Alabama for Summer 2015.  A lot of the deadlines for applications are rapidly approaching so please communicate this information to students who may be interested.  The UAB Summer Science Institute and the Tuskegee AgDiscovery programs have each extended their deadlines to THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 20th so act quickly to participate in either program.


Please read below for details on all of the opportunities!


NSBE SEEK – Birmingham 2015

This FREE three-week program will be open to students currently enrolled in grades 3-5.

The program is a commuter-based program for students, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am and ending at 3:30 pm.

SEEK student participants will:

  • Participate in hands on engineering projects
  • Learn about the roles and responsibilities of engineers

Location: Avondale Elementary

Dates: June 8 – July 3, 2015

Registration Link: NSBE SEEK Birmingham Registration


University of Alabama Summer Computer Camp

The University of Alabama Department of Computer Science offers summer camps for high school students and middle schools students. Students learn about multiple topics relating to the field of computer science and learn to program a computer in different contexts. Students have the opportunity to learn in a project-based environment and to participate in exciting hands-on activities.
Website: UA Summer Computer Camps

University of Alabama Birmingham Summer Engineering Program
The University of Alabama Birmingham Summer Engineering Program includes interactive lectures, hands-on laboratory sessions and a multi-day engineering design project. The program is designed to help participants learn about and experience the field of material engineering.
Participants: Grades 6-12.
Website: UAB Summer Engineering

UAB Summer Science Institute

CORD offers a three summer research experiences for high school students.

Summer #1:  Fundamentals of Cellular and Molecular Biology.

Summer#2:  Advanced Principles of Biology and Neurobiology.

Summer#3:  Students work on original project in a research laboratory
Website: UAB Summer Science    Application extended to March 20th

Auburn University Summer Engineering Program

The Auburn University College of Engineering provides opportunities for rising 8th through 12th graders to experience the world of engineering through resident summer camps. The camps will be conducted by faculty, staff, and students from the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering who will ensure that students receive a broad overview of the engineering profession. Camp activities include workshops, tours, and lectures.
Website: Auburn Summer Engineering

Auburn University Summer Architecture Program

The Auburn University Architecture Camp is offered to rising 11th and 12th grade high students interested in the field of architectural design. The program is an intensive, exciting, week-long workshop that begins with basic concepts and ends with an architectural design project..
Participants: Grades 11 -12.
Website: Auburn Summer Architecture

Tuskegee University AgDiscovery Summer Program

The AgDiscovery Summer Program is a two-week residential educational programs for high school students. The program is designed to create awareness about opportunities that are available in Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Mathematics (STEAM) and related areas through hands-on research, leadership development and personal enrichment activities.  Application extended to March 20th

Website: Tuskegee Summer Programs

Minority Youth Science Academy at Samford University

The Minority Youth Science Academy at Samford University is a three-day residential program offering college preparation and mentoring for outstanding minority high school students who aspire to careers in the sciences. A limited number of rising 10th – 12th grade students will live and study at one of the region’s top universities as they enjoy activities including:

·         experiments in biology and engineering/technology
·         college application counseling
·         study skills and test preparation
·         social activities
·         networking and mentoring
·         Q&A with minority scientists and college science students

Participants: Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in high school