Summer STEM Opportunities

The 3rd pillar of the Catalyzing Inclusive STEM Experience All Year Round (CISTEME365) project is to provide connections and scholarships to middle and high school students from participating IDEA Team schools and STEM Clubs to attend existing STEM summer camps at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

NOTE: Students applying through a CISTEME365 school must notify their school’s STEM Club instructors of the summer program(s) that they are applying for.

CISTEME365 Summer STEM Program Eligibility

This scholarship is available to applicants who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • The applicant regularly attended a CISTEME365 participating STEM club.
  • The student is enrolled in a CISTEME365 school and is a member of a group that is under-represented in the field of their chosen camp, such as women or gender non-binary individuals; students with a disability; and students from underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities.
  • The student is enrolled in a CISTEME365 school and would be the first among their immediate family members to earn a degree from a 4yr college or university.
  • The student is enrolled in a CISTEME365 school can demonstrate financial need based on household income and the number of members in the household.

Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for attendance at the applicable summer camps in the year same year they are applying for the scholarship.

WYSE Summer 2024 Summer Programs

Visit Grainger Engineering Summer Camps for Summer Camp details and application.

Visit Young Scholars Summer STEMM Research Program for research program details and application.