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Summer Academic Enrichment Eligible Programs

Program Info
Program: Scientific Discovery Program
Sponsoring Institution: ST CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY

Main Contact
Name: Robert Johnson
Title: Director
Address: 720 4th Avenue S
St Cloud, MN 56301
Phone: (320) 308-2553
Fax: (320) 308-2554
Curricular area: Science
Grades Served: 9 , 10


It is designed to introduce students to scientific research activities at an early age and to provide opportunities for continuous involvement in educational pursuits with a research focus, so as to encourage college attendance and increase interest in STEM fields.


Participants will experience biological, chemical, computer sciences, mathematical, social and statistical sciences through laboratories, special demonstrations, presentations, field trips and lectures related to water quality and solid waste management. Participants will use the knowledge and skills they develop to conduct research on topics that have social and environmental significance in their communities. University and practicing scientists will work closely with the student in identifying, designing, developing and implementing the research project.

Program Dates

July 8 - August 3, 2018

Can students reside on campus? Yes

Can students commute to campus? No

Estimated residential cost per student
Tuition: $2,845
Fees: $10
Books: $0
Supplies: $0
Room/Board: $1,128
Transportation: $27