The Urban Atlanta Geospatial STEM Academy: Preparing High School Students for Geospatial Technology Careers at Georgia State University is a summer STEM education training program that engages one hundred 9th through 12th grade students from the Atlanta region.
The Academy offers four separate week-long summer workshops (25 students per session) where students will apply geospatial technologies to examinations of prominent urban issues. The Academy will help prepare students for college and eventual career fields by exposing them to concepts including cartography and map design, data management, and spatial analysis.
The Academy is open to any Georgia student that will be entering the 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade as of August 2015. While the Academy is open to students of all social, racial, and economic backgrounds, preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate the following:
This is a highly competitive program with a priority application deadline of April 1, 2015. Learn more or APPLY HERE