UNLV College of Engineering Hosts Its Second Army Education Outreach Program (AEOP) UNITE Session

AEOP 2016 at UNLV

May. 2, 2017


From June 12 to July 21, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering is hosting its second Army Education Outreach Program (AEOP) UNITE grant session to provide pre-collegiate summer experiences for talented high school students from groups historically underrepresented and underserved in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics).

Dr. Justin Zhan, UNLV’s computer science professor, is the primary investigator for the two programs the college is hosting this summer.


Students - AEOP

6-week pre-collegiate summer experience for diverse & talented high-school students. The goal is to teach underserved students programming & research skills. You can learn more about the program on aeop.unlv.edu

A number of students will receive scholarships for the program along with a $100 weekly stipend. The deadline for scholarship applications is May 6th.


Teachers - RET

Twelve eligible, STEM high school teachers will have the opportunity to learn about the C++, Java, and Python programming languages along with engaging in current research topics. The goal is for teachers to take the lessons they've learned and apply them in their classrooms.

With funding from the National Science Foundation, participants will be awarded a $1,000 weekly stipend for six weeks. Selected teachers will also receive travel funds to attend the National Science Teacher Association to present their results. Additionally, each participant will receive $1,500 for materials and supplies for classroom implementations of their work. Please ret.unlv.edu and feel free to apply. The deadline for applications is also May 6th.