College Access Partners

UW STEMsub

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UW STEMsub – Our Mission

To help low-income and potential first-generation college students succeed in high school, get accepted to college and STEM majors, and graduate with a STEM degree.

Who Should Apply

Sophomores at Franklin who are:

  • Motivated to pursue degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM)
  • From a low-income family and/ or will be the first generation in their family to earn a four-year college degree
  • A U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and not participating in any other Federal TRIO Programs (Upward Bound or TRIO Talent Search)

Students can apply online at  www.uwmsub.org/apply or get an application from their counselor.

What We Do

Academic Year

  • Weekly academic advising
  • Science, math and writing tutoring
  • Saturday workshops at UW
  • High School graduation assistance
  • SAT/ACT test prep
  • College, scholarship, financial and application advising
  • Help with personal statements and application essays
  • Preparation for STEM majors
  • STEM Ambassadors program
  • Service learning hours
  • MakerSpace with 3D design and printing, Virtual Reality (VR), and drones
  • Free transportation and lunches

Summer Academy

  • Six weeks of classes at UW
  • STEM lectures by UW faculty
  • STEM Survival sections and labs
  • Independent research class
  • Classes covering:
    • Science, engineering, tech
    • Algebra, calculus, statistics
    • College prep and writing
    • Foreign language
  • Programming, robotics, 3D design and printing
  • Research and internship opportunities
  • Weekly STEM and college field trips
  • Lunch stipends and free transportation

Contact Info

Helen Chyz
chyz@uw.edu

Web:  http://uwmsub.org
Email:  uwmsub@uw.edu
Tel: (206)543-928

Social media: @uwmsub