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SELF Self-made Engineering Leaders of the Future.

June 26 - June 29

UMaine Institute for SELF, Connecting young girls to STEM careers through research, mentoring and community service in forest bioproducts

The SELF Institute is a cost-free residential program for rural high school students. The three- and-a-half day program will focus on the responsible use of forest ecosystems as a building block for sustainable and renewable energy. Students will explore cutting-edge forest bioproducts research by participating in demonstrations, hands-on projects and field trips.

To qualify for the institute applicants must:

  • To qualify for the institute applicants must:
  • Be a high school student, preferably a sophomore
  • Have an interest in science and technology
  • Submit a report card
  • Submit an essay detailing interest in participation in SELF
  • Submit at least one letter of recommendation

Details

Start:
June 26
End:
June 29
Website:
www.umaine.edu/gem

Organizer

Sheila Pendse
Website:
www.umaine.edu/gem
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