The Academic Program

Join us for an exciting virtual summer experience at the A. James Clark School of Engineering! During the week, you will have an opportunity to explore the interdisciplinary principles of engineering while learning more about the eight engineering departments within the Clark School! You will participate in a variety of activities including lectures, discussions, interactive instruction and an individual and team design project. Within the network of support provided by the instructors, program advisors, and peers, you will have the opportunity to build self-confidence in applying your math, science and engineering skills.

Program Dates

Session 1 Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 5, 2022
Session 2 Monday, August 8 - Friday, August 12, 2022

Sample Schedule

A sample schedule of the program day follows below. Please note that this schedule is only a general outline of how each day is organized; further details of the program are to be determined closer to the start of the program.

  • Academic Sessions (9:30am-11:00pm)
  • Lunch & Learn Sessions (11:00am-12:00pm)
  • Academic Sessions (12:00pm-2:00pm)

Eligibility

Students entering the 11th or 12th grade in Fall 2022 are eligible to participate in the program.

Cost

The entire program costs $250 per student.  Scholarships are available for students with demonstrated financial need. Please email summerengr@umd.edu, for more information.

Materials/Technical Requirements

Students may be required to purchase low-cost materials for participation. More information regarding these materials will be provided at a later date.  Additionally, program participation will require:

  • Laptop Computer/Desktop Computer/Tablet
  • Broadband (high-speed) Internet connection with a consistent minimum speed of 1.5 Mbps.
  • A Webcam and/or Microphone for use during live sessions on Zoom.  
  • Access to a web browser on the device.

Participation in this virtual program will require:

  • Laptop Computer/Desktop Computer/Tablet
  • Broadband (high-speed) Internet connection with a consistent minimum speed of 1.5 Mbps.
  • A Webcam and/or Microphone for use during live sessions on Zoom.  
  • Access to a web browser on the device.

Participation in this virtual program will require:

  • Laptop Computer/Desktop Computer/Tablet
  • Broadband (high-speed) Internet connection with a consistent minimum speed of 1.5 Mbps.
  • A Webcam and/or Microphone for use during live sessions on Zoom.  
  • Access to a web browser on the device.

How to Apply

1. Please complete the online application in its entirety, including the upload of your personal statement.

2. Submit an unofficial or official transcript. You can either upload it to the online application or email it to summerengr@umd.edu.

3. Upon completion of the application and submission of all application materials, students will be accepted on a rolling basis until all spots are filled.  To maintain the interactive nature of the program, we will accept up to 25 students per session.

4. Once accepted, students must submit the full $250 payment. Your spot in the program is not secured until you have submitted payment. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship based on financial need, then please email Aishah Briscoe at summerengr@umd.edu.

Application Deadline

Registration for the program will close on July 1, 2022.

Contact Information

Aishah Briscoe, Program Manager
A. James Clark School of Engineering
1126 Glenn Martin Hall
4298 Campus Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

E-mail: summerengr@umd.edu
(301) 405-5342 (office)
(301) 314-9867 (fax)


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