UTPB offers STEM summer camp

UTPB offers STEM summer camp

The University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB) is rolling out its Engineering Unite Summer Camp Wed., July 5 to Fri., July 28 for qualifying, rising 9th through 12th graders interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

The four-week, pre-collegiate camp will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. during the aforementioned timeframe at UTPB’s Engineering Building in Midland.

Engineering Unite Summer Camp participants can earn a $100 stipend per week and must be from groups historically underserved in STEM, while possessing a minimum of two of the AEOP (Army Educational Outreach Program) criteria, per the university.

The criteria include: Attending a rural, frontier/tribal or Title 1 school; being a low-income student (qualify for free or reduced-price lunch); identifying as female; identifying as a racial/ethnic minority in STEM; speaking English as second language; entering college someday as a first- generation student; having a disability; and students who are dependents of a military service member/veteran.

The UTPB Engineering Building is located at 11105 Texas 191 in Midland. To register for the camp, visit the AEOP registration page to get your CVENT number. When you have received your CVENT number, come back and fill out the form here. Questions? Call (432) 552-2020.