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Governor's Summer Merit Program

Overview

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) awards grants to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps that focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related careers.

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About the Program

Administered by TWC, the Governor’s Summer Merit Program aims to inspire Texas youth to pursue STEM-related careers. The camps introduce campers to one or more of six industry clusters: advanced technologies and manufacturing, aerospace and defense, biotechnology and life sciences, information and computer technology, petroleum refining and chemical products, and energy.

 

Grants provide the opportunity for nearly 1,100 students between the ages of 14 and 21 to attend camps that prepare them for future high-skill, high-demand jobs. Several camps are specifically targeted to encourage young women and minorities to pursue further education and careers in STEM fields.

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