University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering


PROMES Hosts a Summer Camp July 14-26 for 8th-11th Grade Students

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The Program for the Mastery of Engineering Studies (PROMES) at the University of Houston invites students entering the 8th-11th grade to an all-expense-paid two-week program all about engineering July 14-26.

Each week will be packed full of fun courses, games, competitions, plant visits and talks with engineers and current UH engineering students.

To participate, students must be entering the 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade and have an interest in science or engineering. This program is free of charge for the students and lunches are included. This is made possible through the generosity of the Chemical Industry for Minorities in Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers and other corporations.

Deadline to Apply:

Applications are due no later than May 31, 2002 (those selected will be notified by June 10).
Fill out the application and include the following:

  • School transcript
  • Letter of recommendation from your SECME Coordinator, SECME teacher, school counselor, science or math teacher
  • A one-page typed explanation explaining why you want to come to this program

Mail to: PROMES Summer Camp
Cullen College of Engineering
University of Houston
P. O. Box 2509
Houston, Texas 77252-2509
Fax: 713-743-4228

More Information:

For more information about the Summer Camp, contact the Program for the Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES) at 713-743-4222.


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