High School Girls

Engineering Options for High School Girls

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Selection is based on age, essay, and postmark. Early application is encouraged. Acceptance is limited to 20 participants. Application deadline is February 19, 2018, or until full.

Do you want to change the world?

Then you have OPTIONS in engineering and computer science! The University of Evansville OPTIONS for High School Girls teaches participants about the exciting and rewarding career opportunities available in engineering and computer science.

The experience features:

  • Classes taught by University of Evansville engineering and computer science professors.
  • Hands-on projects.
  • Mentoring by professional women working in these fields.
  • Team- and confidence-building exercises.
  • Experiencing life on a college campus.
  • Participants receive UE college scholarships totaling $5,000.

If you know of any young women who would be interested or who would benefit from this experience, encourage them to apply.

  • Who: High School Girls currently in grades 9, 10, or 11 who have completed geometry. Prior participants in OPTIONS who are currently still in high school are also invited and will be eligible for priority registration.

  • When: June 28, 2018 - July 7, 2018

  • Where: The Harlaxton Experience 2018 will be a 10-day program in London, England, and nearby Harlaxton College.

  • Cost: $3,000 – Cost includes all lodging, meals, snacks, materials, transportation during program, trip fees, guides, and special events. Scholarships may be available at a later date.

How to Apply

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Make checks payable to the "University of Evansville". For more information contact Kimberly Higgins at 812-488-2651 or kh209@evansville.edu.

Note: This is a residential camp. Visitors are not allowed. Participants must remain with the group whether on or off campus. Transportation to off-campus activities will be provided by the staff using University or rental vehicles.

Why are these girls smiling?

Because graduates of the OPTIONS for High School Girls program are awarded scholarships totaling $5,000 for study upon acceptance as a full time student in any degree granting program at the University of Evansville. In addition, those who apply for admission to the College of Engineering and Computer Science will have priority consideration for other financial aid opportunities.

Smiling Girls

Office Phone:
812-488-2651

Office Email:
kh209@evansville.edu

Office Location:
Koch Center for Engineering and Science