Students entering the 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2019 are eligible to apply. Due to a limited number of spaces, we are only be able to accept 30 students for each session of the program. All students are welcome to apply to the program.
The entire program costs $1,000.00 per student. The cost of the program covers all expenses, except transportation to and from the university and spending money. Scholarships are available for students with demonstrated financial need. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
The application consists of four parts:
An online application. To access the online application, please click here.
A personal statement addressing the following questions: "Why would you like to participate in Discovering Engineering? Why are you interested in the University of Maryland and the Clark School?" (Please note that this statement should be one page, 12 pt. font, and double-spaced. It will need to be uploaded through the online application website referenced in Part 1.)
A letter of recommendation from a science, technology, engineering or math teacher. All letters of recommendation should be emailed to email@example.com.
An official high school transcript mailed to the address below.
Priority deadline: April 19, 2019 (Students who apply by this deadline, will be notified of their acceptance status by early May.)
Regular decision deadline: May 17, 2019 (Students who apply by this deadline, will be notified of their acceptance status by early June.)
Aishah Briscoe, Program Coordinator
Discovering Engineering 2019
A. James Clark School of Engineering
1131 Glenn Martin Hall
4298 Campus Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
(301) 405-5342 (office)
(301) 314-9867 (fax)