United Way grant to fund 100 scholarships to LTU summer STEAM camps

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University has received a United Way grant to fund 100 full scholarships to its summer science, technology, and design camps for students from eight different communities in Oakland County.

Students who live in Hazel Park, Holly Township, Keego Harbor, Madison Heights, Oak Park, Pontiac, Southfield, or Walled Lake can use the code “Oakland” at checkout for the full scholarship, a value of up to $950. The registration deadline is June 10.

LTU offers more than 20 camps for students entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grades in one-week sessions running July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28, and July 31-Aug. 4. Topics include 3D printing, architecture and design, artificial intelligence, application development, automotive engineering, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, biotechnology, computer engineering, computer networking, construction engineering, cybersecurity, digital media production, electrical engineering, entrepreneurship, Esports, game design, graphic design, industrial design, landscape design, psychology, robotics, sustainability, and transportation design. For the full list of options, visit https://www.ltu.edu/summer-camps/. There are options for both day camp and residential camp, where students will live during their camp week in LTU residence halls.

“We look forward to seeing 100 students from these communities experience college life, make new friends, and learn about the sciences and technologies that interest them the most,” LTU President Tarek M. Sobh said. “And we thank United Way for Southeastern Michigan for making these valuable and rewarding experiences possible for more youth.”

Lawrence Technological University, www.ltu.edu, is one of only 13 private, technological, comprehensive doctoral universities in the United States. Located in Southfield, Mich., LTU was founded in 1932, and offers more than 100 programs through its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Technology, and Engineering. PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 11 percent of universities for alumni salaries. Forbes and The Wall Street Journal rank LTU among the nation’s top 10 percent. U.S. News and World Report lists it in the top tier of best in the Midwest colleges. Students benefit from small class sizes and a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 107-acre campus include more than 60 student organizations and NAIA varsity sports.

1 thought on “United Way grant to fund 100 scholarships to LTU summer STEAM camps

  1. alice Reply

    Are these scholarships actually funded by Oakland County’s ARPA funds?

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