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STEM Enrichment Activities

STEM Enrichment Activities

STEM Enrichment activities spark student interest in STEM from the earliest grades through high school. They also provide experiential learning opportunities for educators. Our programs are great for students and teachers from all backgrounds and interests, and are designed to complement classroom learning and teaching by providing exciting, engaging, hands-on experiences. EXPLORE

Competitions

STEM Competitions are designed to expose students to scientific research methods and engineering principles in an interactive, hands-on way, and enables them to compete for recognition, scholarships and awards. EXPLORE

Competitions
Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships provide a unique opportunity for high school and undergraduate students to conduct real-world, Army-sponsored research alongside scientists and engineers in world-class facilities. They inspire students to pursue further education and careers in STEM. EXPLORE

Scholarships & Grants

The Department of Defense provides a variety of opportunities that enable students to pursue STEM education through fellowships, grants and tuition-for-service programs. EXPLORE

Scholarships & Grants

32,947
Youth participants in 2017

8,714
Adult participants in 2017

88%
Of alumni indicated they were interested in pursuing a STEM career

 

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Latest Blog Posts

August 8, 2019

eCYBERMISSION Winners Share Their Experience with Local Media

Two of our recent National eCYBERMISSION winning teams were excited to share their experience at the competition with reporter Jayme Lozano of AJ Media. The two teams from Southcrest Christian School, both under the leadership of school advisor Laura Wilbanks, were featured in the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on July 11.

June 27, 2019

For young women, STEM is not only a community – It’s also a family

Between academics, school theater and community service, I stay plenty busy and active throughout the school year. And while each of these activities brings me a sense of joy and the chance to practice valuable leadership skills, STEM has always held a special place in my heart.

May 30, 2019

AEOP awards partner grants to increase student engagement in STEM

COLUMBUS, OHIO [May 17, 2019]: The Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP), in collaboration with Battelle and partners, has awarded grants to seven organizations and technical associations to continue expanding student participation in enriching science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) exploration and learning, particularly for underserved students.

May 7, 2019

Iowa Students – and students from across the country – attend the 57th Annual Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

At this year’s Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS), students from across the country gathered to compete for scholarships and recognition in the fields of environmental science; life sciences; biomedical, cellular and molecular sciences; medicinal, behavioral and health sciences; engineering; mathematics and computer science; physics; and chemistry and material sciences.

May 2, 2019

SECME and Junior Solar Sprint: A Perfect Match!

By: Michele Williams, executive director, SECME In order to break down the many barriers faced by minority and underserved students who dream of a career in STEM, we must build programs that make sense to them, programs that show real life applications and the benefits of pursuing a STEM education.

April 12, 2019

University of New Mexico puts career discovery first!

As college approaches, deciding which major you are going to pursue can seem overwhelming, and with hundreds of STEM pathways available, knowing which path is right for you can seem like an impossible choice to make.