TexPREP Summer Program

UT-RGV Texas Pre-Freshman Engineering Program (TexPREP)

TexPREP Summer 2017 Program Application
The application deadline is February 23, 2018. 

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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) will continue hosting the Texas Prefresman Engineering Program (TexPREP) during Summer 2018.  TexPREP provides educational enrichment opportunities for high ability 6th through 11th grade students.  Approximately 220 first year students from grades 6th through 8th grade will be chosen to participate in this seven-week summer program. Students are eligible to apply if they have an interest and potential for careers in the fields of mathematics, science, or engineering. 

The seven-week program is scheduled to run from 1:00 p.m. to 5:50 p.m. from June 4, 2018 to July 20, 2018, with six monthly Saturday follow-up meetings during the school year.  Students that can commit to this schedule are encouraged to apply.  It is important to note that students with more than two absences will be asked to resign from the program, and do include absences for cheerleading, football practice, band practice, or vacations.  

Refer to the above posted 
TexPREP Summer 2018 Program Application for more information on the requirements for eligibility.

If accepted to participate by UTRGV, parents will be responsible for the program cost of $390 per student.  Transportation will be provided by the district.  Feel free to call (956) 580-5200, Ext. 1059 with any questions regarding this program.  

Please note that it will be the responsibility of the students and parents to be aware of the important deadlines for paperwork and for the Math Placement Test date.  The tentative dates are as follows:

Application Deadline:
Friday, February 23, 2018

Math Placement Test Dates: Saturday, March 3, 2018, or
Saturday, March 10, 2018

Results Mailed Out: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Acceptance Packet Due: Friday, March 30, 2018

Mandatory Student/Parent Orientation: Saturday, April 7, 2018

Summer 2018 Program: Monday June 4, 2018 to Friday, July 20, 2018