SUU PREP

SUU PREP

Applications for 2020 are now open!

SUU PREP is a FREE summer academic program that provides three summers of rigorous academic instruction, educational hands-on projects, challenging homework assignments, and daily career awareness for 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students who have an interest and aptitude in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics fields. SUU PREP strives to provide opportunities for high achieving students to pursue STEM studies and careers. Underrepresented and first generation students are encouraged to apply.

Mission: The mission of SUU PREP is to enhance and encourage diverse middle school age students’ academic background and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to motivate and prepare them to overcome the challenges in achieving a STEM degree.

Important Dates

  • Applications Open: October 1st, 2019
  • Applications Close: February 1st, 2020
  • Parent Information and Q&A:
    • Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 from 6-8pm
      Great Hall, Hunter Conference Center, SUU
      Spanish translators will be available.
  • Mandatory Parent Meeting: April 23, 2020
    • 1st Years: 5:00-6:00 pm
    • 2nd Years: 6:30-7:30 pm
    • 3rd Years: 8:00-9:00 pm
  • Program Dates: June 1st - July 16th, 2020, 8:45 am - 3:15 pm
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Program Admission Requirements:

  • Iron County School District student currently enrolled in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade
  • 86% or better in current mathematics class, must be in good standing in all classes (No D, F, N, U grades)
  • Fill out application and all necessary application requirements
  • Attend all 7 weeks of SUU PREP- A maximum of four absences are allowed. Absences conflict with learning. If your summer plans would require an absence beyond 4 days, please do not apply. Friday field trips are optional and do not count toward allotted absences.
  • Arrange transportation to and from SUU PREP daily and bring a lunch.
  • Complete daily homework and class work assignments. Three missed assignments may result in the student missing a Friday field trip.

If your child attends a charter, private or home school, we do have a limited number of spaces available. Please contact the program director at suustem@suu.edu for details.

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