Friday, February 21, 2014

University of Arkansas Program For Minority Students & Majority Women

An interesting looking summer program. One has to get there on their own from what I can tell but no cost other than that. Open to 11th/12th graders.


imageThe Technology Awareness Program (TAP) is a one-week residency program, held during the summer on the University of Arkansas campus, in the Sam M. Walton College of Business.  Each year, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion selects up to 25 students with an interest in information systems, accounting, or related business field to participate in the program. 

TAP is designed to introduce students of color to the field of computer information systems. The program is designed to demonstrate how technology is utilized to assist business organizations in their decision making process to operate more effectively. Students will have an opportunity to participate in the preparation and presentation of a challenging team project. Additionally, the students will have opportunities to interact with minority professionals from business and government, as well as visit and observe them in their work environment.

TAP is open to minority students and majority women who will be in the 11th and 12th grade the fall of the summer when they complete those grades. All students must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA. Students selected to participate in TAP will receive a full scholarships to the program, which covers the cost of tuition, room and board, meals, books, supplies, and transportation during TAP.

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