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5/15/2013

Application Deadline May 15 for NFB STEM-X

Attention All High School Students:

Are you looking for something to spice up your summer plans? If so, NFB STEM-X, the latest National Center for Blind Youth in Science (NCBYS) program, is just what you’ve been waiting for! This inquiry-based science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program will provide participants with learning opportunities in STEM disciplines ranging from engineering and robotics to the science of cooking.

If you have attended or heard about previous NCBYS programs, like NFB Youth Slam or NFB Project Innovation, you are familiar with the exciting opportunities such programs provide. So, follow the link below and apply today! And don’t forget to tell your friends to do the same! Applications close at 11:59 p.m. on May 15, 2013.

Who:

Blind students currently in grades 8-12

What:

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn new and exciting information in STEM, and experience a small taste of life on a college campus while meeting new friends

Where:

Towson University, Towson, Maryland (just north of Baltimore)

When:

July 29 to August 3, 2013

Hashtag:

#NFBSTEMX

To learn more, or to apply, please visit www.blindscience.org/STEMX.

Questions about the program can be directed to Natalie Shaheen at nshaheen@nfb.org.

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