Step Up to STEM- Opportunity for 8th Graders
    Step Up to STEM is a free, one week residential summer program for underrepresented minority students. As an innovative interdisciplinary academic program, it uses exciting real-world subjects to challenge rising 9th graders across North Carolina and build their skills in science, math, and communications. 

    During the program's residential summer institute, students live and learn on the historic campus of North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, where they have the opportunity to take advantage of the many unique enrichment activities available throughout the Triangle area. The program is open by application to African American, Hispanic American, and Native American 8th graders who live in North Carolina.