Summer Academy Computer
Do you know of a deaf or hard of hearing student, in high school or college, who excels in math, science or computing? The 2013 Summer Academy for Advancing Deaf & Hard of Hearing in Computing, at the University of Washington, is looking for the top 15 deaf and hard of hearing students, 16 and over, in high school and in college who excel in and enjoy math, science and/or computing. This challenging academic program, in its seventh year, allows participants to earn college credit while learning about various aspects of and opportunities in computing.
The Summer Academy is designed to introduce computing to deaf and hard of hearing students interested in computing as a career, or who want to find out more about how math and/or science intersects with computer science. Admission is very competitive, based on an assessment of academic ability and enthusiasm to participate in an intensive learning experience in all things computing.
Our program is fully funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Johnson Scholarship Foundation, National Science Foundation, and other grants; tuition, room & board and round-trip transportation will be provided at no cost to selected applicants. This is truly an exciting opportunity for a deserving student!
You may also direct students to our website at http://www.washington.edu/accesscomputing/dhh/academy. It includes program information, the program brochure, a video about the Summer Academy, and an online application form and instructions. There are two deadlines: December 21, 2012 and January 25, 2013.
For more information, contact:
Robert I. Roth, Program Coordinator
Advancing Deaf & Hard of Hearing in Computing
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Washington
Email: [email protected]