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DEEP programs for science, technology, engineering and math

DEEP programs hosted by the University of Toronto Faculty of Engineering offer students the chance to explore their interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) courses.

Registration went live at 7 a.m. today. Because these programs fill up very quickly, students were sent instructions regarding the registration process over the weekend. They were told that if they were interested in applying for the March break or summer programs, they should prepare a statement of interest before Thursday morning.

DEEP Leadership at March Break
DEEP Leadership at March Break offers students in grades 7 to 11 the opportunity to explore personal leadership development through an integrated curriculum that includes hands-on practical applications drawn from STEM fields.

If you’re interested in applying, you’ll be asked to include a statement of interest describing your future goals and goals for attending this program in the registration form. Students registering for the grades 7 to 9 program should submit a statement of interest between 150 to 250 words. Students in grades 10 and 11 should submit a statement of interest between 250 to 500 words. Have your statement ready and good to go the night before.

You must submit the statement of interest as part of your registration form in order to register.

Grades: 7 to 9, 10/11
Dates: Monday, March 13 to Friday, March 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $290

Engineering High School March Break Program
The Engineering High School March Break Program offers high school students in grades 9 to 11 the opportunity to learn from engineering graduate and undergraduate instructors. Courses are based on personal research and interests and developed to incorporate university-style lectures with hands-on learning. The March break program is designed to expose students to the different streams of engineering.

Grades: 9 to 11
Dates: March 13 to 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $290

Click here for more information.

DEEP Summer Academy 2017 Applications
The DEEP Summer Academy is designed for highly motivated high school students with an aptitude for science and math. DEEP provides students from around the world with the opportunity for advanced study in a variety of engineering, technology, business and science disciplines. DEEP will run for four one-week sessions starting on Monday, July 3. The program is open to students currently in grades 9 to 12.

If you’re interested in applying to DEEP, please visit our website and look for further instructions on how to apply and the necessary documents to include.

Grades: 9 to 12
Cost: $50 non-refundable application fee
Application opening: Thursday, Feb. 16
Application deadline: Thursday,March 16

Click here for more information.

Registration Reminders for March Break

Waitlist Information
If the program you selected is full, you can still register for the waitlist. If a space becomes available in the course, those on the waitlist will be contacted immediately in order of their registration.

Applying for Bursary
If the fees for this program create a financial barrier, please consider applying for an engineering outreach bursary. You’re eligible to apply for a bursary if you’re a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person with demonstrated financial need. Please send bursary application forms as well as a notice of assessment to outreach@ecf.utoronto.ca.

Active Account
If this is your first time registering for one of our programs or you don’t have an active account, the website will prompt you to create one. Your spot in the course will be held so there’s no need to rush through the account creation process.

Cancellation and Refund Policies
Registrations that are withdrawn or cancelled within two weeks of the program start date are eligible for a refund, less an administrative fee of $50. Please submit your request to withdraw or cancel by email to outreach@ecf.utoronto.ca.