Girls in Science and Engineering (GISE)

Girls in Science and Engineering (GISE)

WISE GISE brings 7th and 8th grade students to campus for one week during the summer where they participate in hands-on science and engineering activities. Campers elect a Focus Project in a particular subject area to attend each morning (e.g. chemistry, computer science, engineering, human genetics, physics, and robotics).

Girls in Science and Engineering is sponsored by the University of Michigan, Women in Science and Engineering Program in cooperation with the UM Medical School, College of Engineering, and College of Literature, Science, and the Arts with support from the General Motors Foundation.

When and where is it?
Girls in Science and Engineering will be held on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor. One session will be offered.

June 24 – 28, 2013

Monday-Friday 8:30 AM–4:30 PM
Extended on Wednesday until 7:30 PM

Who is eligible to apply?
You are eligible to apply for Girls in Science and Engineering if:

You will complete the 7th OR 8th grade in June, 2013 (Applications from students who have completed grade 6 will be considered only after considering applications from the 7th and 8th grade students who have applied by the deadline)
You have an interest in science, mathematics, or engineering
A complete application is submitted, including a letter of recommendation, postmarked no later the deadline April 12, 2013 (late applications will be considered if there is room in the camp after the deadline).
No previous experience in computers, physics, engineering, chemistry, robotics or human genetics is necessary.

What is the cost?
Girls in Science and Engineering costs $300 for a five-day session.

For more information or questions, visit the University of Michigan website or contact:
Women in Science and Engineering Program
University of Michigan
3236 Undergraduate Science Building (USB)
204 Washtenaw
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2215
Phone: (734) 615-4455
Fax: (734) 615-4450

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