Hey there! Did you know that Carnegie Mellon has a summer program that is tuition-free and provides free housing and meals to students who are selected to attend? Well, you do now! Carnegie Mellon's Summer Opportunities program offers college-credit to students who participate in their program for STEM and other academic discipline offerings.
Interested in autonomous robots or teaching computers to think? Then the Pre-College Artificial Intelligence program might be for you!
Interested in video games? Then the National High School Game Academy might be for you! (Coding, game art, game design...)
Interested in Architecture, Art, Computation Biology, Design, Drama, or Music? Then the Pre-College Fine Arts program might be for you!
The Carnegie Mellon Summer Opportunities Program has a few requirements for those interested in applying. This is from their website:
The Summer Opportunities for Access & Inclusion Programs invite high school students with strong academic records, who are U.S. citizens/permanent residents, to apply.
Students with the following backgrounds are invited to apply:
Families of low socioeconomic status, which may be indicated by eligibility for public assistance programs or free/reduced lunch programs
Potentially first in family to attend college
Attendance at rural or inner-city high schools with historically low rates of admittance to top-tier colleges
As always, at CPS we're happy to help you explore your opportunities. We're also available for text, phone, email, in-person visits, and carrier pigeon to help with application, essays, or anything else you might need to help you take advantage of this type of opportunity. Just send us a note!