WANTED: High School Students!

The MN ASM materials camp will provide a hands-on experience
into the world of materials science and engineering



  • Students entering their Junior or Senior year in high school in Fall 2015
  • Inquisitive learners with strong math and science aptitude


  • Four day, summer camp utilizing hands-on learning principles of materials engineering.
  • A unique science experience under the direction of a industry and education based “Materials Mentors”.
  • Combination of mini-demonstrations, field trips with extensive involvement in laboratory facilities to actively explore materials science & engineering principles.


  • University of Minnesota - Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (CEMS) {mosimage}


  • June 16 - 19, 2015


  • Students receive FREE meals, tuition, knowledge and entertainment
  • This a commuter camp. Students must arrange their own transportation to the U of M each day.

How to apply:

  • Applications are made via an online form and are due by March 31
  • Each application will also require a one teacher endorsement
  • Teacher endorsement forms to be complete online

How are students chosen:

  • This is a competitive application process. Students must have basic knowledge of algebra, chemistry, and physics and describe why they want to learn more about engineering and materials science.
  • Students entering their Senior year will be given a higher priority in the selection process.
  • Experienced practicing engineers will review each application to select the winners, highly motivated students who have not yet made a firm decision about a college major or career.
  • Students must have a strong interest in applied science.
  • Prior participation in science fairs is helpful, but not required.
  • Selections will be announced about April 15, 2014.