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Biomedical Sciences (BIMS) Summer Academy May 19-24, 2013

This is a new program for community college transfer students who will be matriculating into BIMS in Fall 2013. The program will give students a week immersion experience in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University. You will interact with top-notch teachers, have hands-on laboratory experience, get to know your fellow transfer students, and learn your way around the university. The Summer Academy will be non-graded and will not earn course credit.

What is the cost? Costs will be covered by BIMS for 8 students, who will receive housing at no cost in TAMU dorms, as well as all breakfasts and lunches on class days, and supplies for the classes. If additional students wish to attend the Summer Academy, they will be charged $325 for supplies, breakfasts, and lunches.

Who can apply? You must have completed the curriculum requirements in the 2+2 articulation agreement between your community college and BIMS by May 15, 2013 and be accepted into BIMS for Fall 2013. An application for the Summer Academy process will be available online beginning April 1, 2013. Criteria for selection will be overall GPR, GPR in common body of knowledge courses, a letter of recommendation by your academic advisor or faculty mentor at your community college, an essay in which you explain your interest in participating in the Summer Academy, and financial need. The deadline is May 15, by 5:00pm.

What are the requirements for the application?

Application Checklist:

____ Application form (click here)

____ $10 nonrefundable check

____ 2" X 3" photo

____ Resume

____ Sealed community college transcript

____ Essay Topic: What do you feel you will gain from attending this academy?

____ Letter of recommendation from advisor, professor, or research mentor

What is the time commitment? Applicants must be able to move to the Bryan/College Station area for the duration of the summer academy.

For additional information and the itinerary please click here