Gift Provides Funding for High School Students to Attend Summer STEM Academy

STEM Academy Scholarships Now Available

Thanks to an unexpected financial gift, scholarships are now available for the Westminster STEM Academy this summer – cutting the cost of attending in half!

A limited number of scholarships are available based on a first-come, first-served basis to interested high school students. The $375 STEM Academy scholarships are equal to half the cost of the Academy’s full tuition ($750).

To be held June 14-18, the Westminster STEM Academy is for high school students entering sophomore year in Fall 2015 through graduating Class of 2015 seniors.

Students will work in the lab for real-world training with professionals, plus engage in field experience, covering 8 labs in 4 days.

PLUS – Students will earn 1 hour of college credit for completing the STEM Academy.

How to Register and Receive this Special Funding

  1. Click here to register online.
  2. Choose “High School Summer Programs – Registration” from the list of options on the right.
  3. Select “Westminster STEM Academy” on the next page.
  4. Fill out the participating student’s name and contact info. Click “Continue.”
  5. Check the box for “STEM Academy registration – $750” and click “Continue.”
  6. On the next page, complete the information for the person making the payment.
  7. Next, provide payment info.
  8. On the page that confirms your payment information, enter the code “STEMSCHOLAR” in the promo code box. When you enter the code, your updated total will reflect the $375 scholarship and a new total ($375) due.
  9. Submit your payment.

Registration deadline is May 31, but the scholarships are limited. Students are encouraged to apply now to take advantage of this special funding.

For more information, contact  Dr. Jim Concannon, Associate Professor/Chair of Education Department and STEM Academy Director, at 573-592-5293 or at

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