Summer Multicultural Engineering Training Program

 Summer Multicultural Engineering Training Program

Summer 2016 SUMMET June 5th-17th

The Summer Multicultural Engineering Training (SUMMET) Program, for rising  high school juniors and seniors, is a science and engineering program combining course work, hands-on projects, industry tours, sporting activities and social events. SUMMET is an excellent stepping stone to the lifestyle and challenges of college. Students from across the nation stay in Mines’ residence halls, experience life as a college student, and receive instruction in trigonometry & calculus, chemistry, geology, computer science, physics and basic to advanced engineering concepts.

We provide room & board - including all meals, course materials and access to all off-campus events. Don’t miss out on this opportunity of a lifetime! 


Four Step Application Process

1.  Complete online application, below, before April 1, 2016

2.  Mail two letters of recommendation from a math teacher, science teacher, counselor, coach, or community member

  • One of the recommendations must come from a math or science teacher
  • Recommendations must be printed on official letterhead, signed and delivered to you in a sealed envelope and mailed with all other materials below.
    • Recommendations must assess the student in each of the following areas:
      • Motivation toward education
      • Potential to pursue a science, engineering or math degree
      • Community outreach
      • Academic achievements
      • Outstanding qualities in leadership and scholarship

3.  Mail Official High School Transcripts

4.  Mail a two page essay questionnaire answering each of the following:

  • Why do you think you should be chosen to attend SUMMET?
  • Please list your school activities and why you chose to participate.
  • Please explain any community service involvement you have had and why you did so.
  • How do you expect to benefit from SUMMET?
  • Please describe a stressful situation you have encountered and how you handled it.

Please mail ONE complete packet, with the above (#2 - #4) and postmarked by 4/1/2016, to:

Colorado School of Mines
Admissions Office - SUMMET
1812 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401


If you are accepted for SUMMET, you will be notified by mail with a confirmation packet.

QUESTIONS?  Please Contact:

Louisa Duley
Assistant Director of Admissions


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