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STEM and Education Magnet Programs

The STEM and Education Magnet Programs allow high-achieving high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to get a head start on a college career in the science, technology, engineering, math, and education disciplines.

STEM and Education Magnet Program Information

  • Cost is $700 to $930 per semester, plus books; however, scholarships are available.
  • Through the Magnet programs, students can earn up to 30 college credits to apply to a major at their college of choice.
  • Scholarships are available for STEM Magnet applicants.
  • During the summer and breaks, students are offered programming, listen to speakers, and visit local businesses for interactive tours as well as hands-on learning where appropriate.

  • Students who successfully graduate from this program will be offered admission to Bloomsburg University.

  • Application submitted during sophomore year from student at participating school partner.
  • Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry and two years of science completed prior to starting.
  • Positive recommendation from science or math teacher.
  • Minimum attendance record of 95 percent.
  • Deadline for the Magnet Programs is April 15.

Submit Your Application

Recommendation Form

Financial Aid Application

  • Application submitted during sophomore year from student at participating school partner.
  • Two years of mathematics with a minimum of C grade in each course One year of science, English, or psychology, with a minimum of C grade.
  • Positive recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor.
  • Minimum attendance record of 95 percent.
  • Deadline for the Magnet Programs is April 15.

 

Submit Your Application

Recommendation Form

Financial Aid Application

 

  • Two-year commitment to the program.
  • Three-day (non-consecutive) orientation days during first summer.
  • Enrollment in Bloomsburg University courses.
  • Total willingness to learn and participate.
  • Compliance with Bloomsburg University policies.
  • Participation in activities throughout the year.
  • Benton Area School District
  • Berwick Area School District
  • Bloomsburg Area School District
  • Central Columbia School District
  • Danville Area School District
  • Lewisburg Area School District
  • Line Mountain School District
  • Millville School District
  • Milton Area School District
  • Montgomery Area School District
  • Mt. Carmel Area School District
  • Columbia-Montour Area Vocational Technical School
  • Southern Columbia Area School District
  • Warrior Run Area School District
  • Develop a Regional STEM Magnet School for high school students that becomes a nationally recognized model for partnering with regional school districts, business and industry to produce more high school graduates who are prepared for success in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Provide innovative, discovery-based programming for regional elementary and middle school students that develops interest and critical-thinking skills needed for success in the STEM fields, simultaneously preparing a pipeline of STEM Magnet School students.
  • Collaborate with regional school districts to provide professional development opportunities for teachers in the STEM disciplines.
  • Develop university math and science education leaders who can attract external support for research and programming that improves math and science education at the K-12 and college level.

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Central Susquehanna Community Foundation

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Chamber of Commerce

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STEM Center Partners

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