Summer Opportunities Providing Access to STEM and Computer Science

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Carnegie Mellon is committed to providing access opportunities to populations of students who have been historically underrepresented in the STEM and Computer Science fields. We materialize this support through our Summer Academy for Math and Science, AI4All @ Carnegie Mellon, and our new Computer Science Scholars program offerings.

The Summer Academy for Math and Science is a six-week residential experience that provides students from underrepresented communities who have interest in engineering and/or the natural sciences, with the opportunity to achieve skills in order to pursue and complete majors in STEM fields. There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend this program.

The AI4All @ Carnegie Mellon program is a three-week residential experience that provides opportunities for students from underrepresented communities to study artificial intelligence with full-time faculty, staff and researchers who are leaders in the field. There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend this program.

The Computer Science Scholars program provides students who are traditionally under-represented in the field of computer science an opportunity to receive exposure to computing and additional computer science pre-requisites. There are no tuition, housing or dining fees for students selected to attend this program.

The curricula of these programs include a combination of hands-on learning and research via projects, and lectures by Carnegie Mellon faculty, teachers and graduate students. Students will also have the opportunity to engage in extracurricular activities that introduce them to new people, topics, and career opportunities. College students also serve as classroom assistants, tutors and mentors. 

Students may apply for the program here