The APL STEM Summer and Extracurricular Programs Database [Link to Peter LePoer’s database] lists many of the hundreds of opportunities in the Baltimore–Washington metro area for focused STEM learning during the summer and after school. To search for programs in other areas, a number of websites cast a wider net, with listings of programs throughout the United States and beyond:
Here is a small sample of the many programs available:
In addition to the after-school programs listed for the Baltimore–Washington metro area in the APL STEM Summer and Extracurricular Programs Database [Link to Peter LePoer’s database], you can search for extracurricular programs through many organizations. Here is a sampling:
The local, national, and international competitions listed here are open to students and recommended by APL.
Several websites provide comprehensive directories of science fairs. Check out the following sites to help you find a science fair:
Other sources of information about STEM competitions and science fairs include the following:
Hundreds of organizations nationwide provide scholarship funding for STEM students. Pathways to Science is a good starting point for locating STEM programs and scholarships.
Commercial and nonprofit sites can also serve as a good starting place for researching the hundreds of available scholarship programs. The scholarships on these sites can also be accessed directly. Examples include the following:
The following links are some examples of the many STEM scholarships and internships available to high school and undergraduate students.