Summer Mathematics and Science Academy starts June 15

California State University, Stanislaus is issuing a last call for graduating high school seniors and transferring community college students to apply for participation in the Summer Mathematics and Science Academy scheduled for June 15 through July 3, 2008. This program explores mathematics and its application to other sciences such as biology, chemistry and physics. The Academy provides an excellent introduction to coursework at the University and to the use of the information learned in the working world.

Scholarship opportunities to participate in a Summer Mathematics and Science Academy at California State University, Stanislaus are being offered to area graduating high school seniors and college students who have faced or face social, educational, or economic barriers to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Eligible students receive room, board and meals on the CSU Stanislaus campus during the program.

Student participants also receive a $600 stipend or $575 + TI-84 graphing calculator for attending Monday through Friday classes, laboratories and activities that focus on helping them excel in science and mathematics fields. Participants must be an intended science or math major to qualify. Participants continuing at CSU Stanislaus can earn stipends for academic year enrichment workshops and internships as well.

Application deadline is extended to June 3, 2008.

A description of the program, eligibility requirements, an application and recommendation forms are available at: http://web.csustan.edu/math/AMP.html

Contact Rita Glynn at (209) 664-6931 or RGlynn@csustan.edu for further information.