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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


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

Apprenticeships & Fellowships

Apprenticeships & Fellowships

AEOP Apprenticeships and Fellowships help you gain the skills and experience you need today to prepare for the STEM careers of tomorrow. As an apprentice or fellow, you will conduct cutting-edge research in a state-of-the-art facility alongside a professional STEM mentor. 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

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Latest Blog Posts

October 20, 2021

Creating an Inclusive Future in STEM One Unite Student at a Time

AEOP is committed to creating opportunities that spark a lifelong interest in STEM for all students. That’s exactly what Faye Jones and Ebrahim Randeree, part of the team that manages AEOP’s Unite program at Florida State University (FSU), are doing.

October 13, 2021

Your Institution Could Become the Next Unite Site

AEOP is looking for a new partner to host our Unite program. Your institution could help prepare and inspire the next generation of STEM leaders.

October 5, 2021

AEOP Apprentices Brought the Brains to a Neuroscience Lab this Summer

Three undergraduate students and one high school students spent the summer at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in Georgia for a hands-on research apprenticeship experience under the mentorship of Dr. Jay Hegdé. The pre-med students spent six weeks in Dr. Hegdé’s laboratory, collaborating on research, which was concluded with a peer-reviewed article.

October 4, 2021

In their words: RESET Proves That Learning is Never Ending

When it comes to STEM programs, so often the stories we hear are about the incredible things our kids are doing. Whether it’s the fun of after school enrichment programs, the intensity and camaraderie of competitions or the real-life experience of an apprenticeship, our students never cease to amaze and inspire.

September 24, 2021

Interested in hosting an AEOP High School Apprentice?

Are you a university researcher or lab looking to help train and develop the next generation of STEM talent? Are you looking to grow and foster relationships with young scientists? If so, the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) is looking for you!

September 22, 2021

Bringing JSS to Life in a Virtual World

Located an hour outside of Nashville is the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS), which serves around 38,000 students in Clarksville, Tennessee. At CMCSS, Karen Harper serves as the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Science Curriculum Consulting Teacher for K-8.