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Summer Academic Enrichment Eligible Programs

Program Info
Program: Advanced Program in Technology and Science
Sponsoring Institution: ST CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY

Main Contact
Name: Robert Johnson
Title: Director
Address: 720 4th Avenue S
St Cloud, MN 5301
Phone: (320) 308-2553
Fax: (320) 308-2554
Curricular area: Science
Grades Served: 10 , 11


One of the goals of this project is to encourage college participation. Another is to promote interest in science and technology. Students also acquire first-hand experience with scientific research methods and writing.


The Advanced Program in Technology and Science is a three-week residential program that targets high ability, high potential students who have completed 10th and 11th grade and are seriously interested in a future in technology and science. The program provides them with a program of individual research and study of scientific and technical topics on the campus of St. Cloud State University. The immediate and direct focus is on methods of scientific research and individual research projects In addition, students are organized in small groups and are given topics of contemporary scientific and technical concern to research and present in research seminars before peer students in the APTS program, participants and the Scientific Discovery Program, and faculty and staff. These presentations are subject to much discussion, critique and analysis. Students in this program also participate in many field trip experiences.

Program Dates

July 15 - August 3, 2018

Can students reside on campus? Yes

Can students commute to campus? No

Estimated residential cost per student
Tuition: $2,150
Fees: $10
Books: $0
Supplies: $0
Room/Board: $823
Transportation: $27