The National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing (NCTM) at Texas A&M University will be hosting its BioFORCE Summer Academy for interested high school students. BioFORCE is an experiential Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program of the NCTM that provides developmental activities with a focus on the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. BioFORCE Summer Academies offer high school students a unique opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research, medical discoveries, and biomanufacturing, to prepare for college programs in engineering and science, and ultimately, to pursue a career in the biotech or pharmaceutical industries. BioFORCE Summer Academy will accept students from statewide high schools who will have completed the 9th, 10th, or 11th grade by June 3, 2016. This 4-day residential academy allows the students to get a feel for a college campus by staying in on-campus housing and enjoying university activities.
As summer draws closer and families will be finalizing their summer plans, we would appreciate your assistance in immediately distributing the attached forms with information about the BioFORCE Summer Academy to your students and their parents. All application forms have been included herein. PLEASE NOTE: all information and forms can also located on the NCTM website at http://nctm.tamu.edu/programs/bioforce/index.html
For questions, forms, and information regarding BioFORCE, please contact BioFORCE@NCTMMail.tamu.edu.