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Edgemont Elementary School

UVU offers a summer engineering program for 6th grade students called UVU PREP. It is a FREE, six-week summer program, designed to challenge high-achieving students going into 7th. 8th, and 9th grades. 

UVU PREP consists of a challenging academic curriculum which exposes students to advance concepts in math and science. The program partners with the nationally recognized PREP-USA to provide opportunities for underrepresented students to pursue their interests in STEM areas of study and future careers. 

UVU PREP”s three year curriculum provides rigorous academic instruction, educational hands-on projects, and challenging homework assignments with career awareness presentations each week. Applications are available online for 6th grade students. 

https://www.uvu.edu/partnership/prep/info/

Application deadline: January 31st, 2023

Program Schedule:

  • UVU Campus
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:20 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. 
  • June 5- July 13, 2023

As a requirement of the program, students must have: 

  • Parental permission
  • 90% or better in mathematics class
  • A math teacher recommendation
  • A well written essay describing “Why do you want to attend UVU Prep?”
  • Attendance is required for 6 weeks during the summer with only 3 absences before dismissal. 
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