High school students in Detroit & Wayne County will have the opportunity to explore environmental science & engineering majors at Michigan Tech this summer. This will be the 3rd consecutive year that this program will be offered to up to 20 students selected to participate.
Students will participate in many outdoor activities during their 6 day trip to the UP, including: ID and measure trees, collect frog data, sample aquatic life aboard a Lake Superior research vessel, examine plankton, drive a ROV, design a process to clean water and touring the campus of MTU.
The program will be held from June 26 – July 1 and the deadline for students to apply is March 20th.
How to apply
- Complete application form online 2017 Michigan Tech-Upper Peninsula Trip Application
- Describe what you hope to gain from the experience and your previous experience with natural resources and/or engineering
- Email or mail 2 letters of recommendation (from non-family members; one from a teacher) to:
Joan Chadde firstname.lastname@example.org
115 GLRC – Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
Coordinated by Michigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach