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Summer Scholarship Program Deadlines Approaching Quickly

Posted by Courtney Rickard

Mar 29, 2016 1:08:22 PM

As March wraps up, Summer Youth Programs is gearing up for all our exciting competitive scholarship programs this summer. Our application deadline approaches swiftly, so be sure to get your applications and accompanying pieces in by Friday, April 1.

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Programs You Don't Want to Miss at SYP!

Posted by Amanda McConnon

Mar 24, 2016 1:04:29 PM


Each year the Michigan Tech Summer Youth Program offers a growing number of competitive scholarship programs for middle and high school students. With spring upon us, our April 1 deadline is approaching to apply for several of these camps. Each program offers unique challenges, lessons and experiences for students that they won't want to miss.

Here are the programs with deadlines approaching April 1:

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Apply Now! Summer Youth Programs Offers Rewarding Scholarship Programs

Posted by Courtney Rickard

Feb 24, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Michigan Tech's Summer Youth Programs has proudly offered numerous competitive scholarship programs beginning in the summer of 1973. This year we are very fortunate to be offering 7 scholarship programs funded by various companies and foundations. Check out the flyer below for information on each one.

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Topics: Courses, Scholarship Programs

SYP Competitive Scholarship Programs

Posted by Amanda McConnon

Jan 20, 2016 6:00:00 AM


Each year talented students are selected to attend the various scholarship programs at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan. If your middle or high school student is interested in applying to one of these programs, have them submit an application along with a teacher recommednation, an unofficial transcript, and their responses to the short essay questions.

There are also two new scholarship programs we are offering this summer!

Check out our full listing of the scholarship programs we offer to decide which one is best for you!

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Competitive Scholarship Applications Now Available

Posted by Amanda McConnon

Dec 22, 2015 12:57:37 PM


Each year we are excited to offer our Competitive Scholarship Programs to talented young students from across the US and the world. This year is no exception! Plus, with additional funding and grants, we are now introducing several new scholarship programs this summer! 

New scholarship programs include:

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From Bahrain to the Women in Engineering Program!

Posted by Amanda McConnon

Nov 11, 2015 11:40:42 AM

In 1982, Michele Kimpel Guzman had what she now calls a “life changing experience.” The then-teenage high school student attended the Women in Engineering Program, sponsored by Michigan Technological University’s Summer Youth Program.

In a letter to SYP she said “The experiences I gained there were so inspirational that I became an engineer.” Kimpel Guzman pursued her education and she carries that special summer week in Houghton with her during a 17-year career as an engineer.

The memories of what she gained as a teen didn’t end when she left engineering to pursue her current career working as a diplomat for the U.S. State Department. 

Here is the rest of her story...

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Topics: Scholarship Programs, Student Stories