By Jennifer Donovan, Director of News & Media Relations
University Marketing & Communications
Michigan Technological University
Michigan Technological University’s Summer Youth Programs (SYP) has announced its 2017 summer courses for middle and high school students, including several new explorations such as Coding for the Internet of Things, the World of Design, Global Discovery 101 and Computing Elements.
SYP includes pre-college explorations and competitive scholarship programs featuring hands-on activities, field trips and team projects in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, as well as business, social sciences and outdoor adventures.
The 2017 programs will include 40 explorations and seven competitive scholarship programs for students completing grades 6 through 11.
Competitive scholarship programs include Junior Women in Engineering, Women in Engineering and Women in Computer Science, sponsored by the Ford Motor Company.
Other scholarship programs including the Engineering Scholars Program, the National Summer Transportation Institute, Women in Automotive Engineering, Women in Robotics, and Rail and Intermodal Transportation.