COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 46

November 9, 2004

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Linda M. Wallinger

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

2005 Regional Upward Bound Mathematics and Science Summer Residential Program

 

The 2005 Regional Upward Bound Mathematics and Science Summer Residential Program is a federally funded educational program designed to introduce high school students to mathematics and science careers. In 2005, the program will be located on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The U.S. Department of Education pays all expenses for field trips, meals, and housing for the six-week summer residential program. The deadline for submitting applications is December 10, 2004.

 

To qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

 

The curriculum for the summer residential program includes science (biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering), mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus), technical writing, Spanish, career planning, science ethics, computer, and SAT preparation.

 

For more information or an application, contact the Regional Upward Bound Mathematics and Science Center at (888) 327-1298 or www.umbc.edu/upwardbound-mathscience/. If you have questions, please contact Deborah Kiger Bliss at (804) 786-6418 or dbliss@mail.vak12ed.edu.

 

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