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AEP Engineering Summer Enrichment Program

Due to COVID-19, this year’s Summer Engineering Enrichment Program will be a virtual experience. The deadline to apply has been extended to May 15, 2020 and the program will take place July 6-31, 2020.

48104643272_66e22ff835_o.jpgThe Engineering Academic Excellence Program’s (AEP) annual Summer Engineering Enrichment Program is an intensive four-week program for incoming under-represented Auburn University freshmen majoring in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering to prepare them for freshmen level pre-engineering courses. The program will be staffed by Auburn University faculty, graduate teaching assistants, counselors and AEP administrators.

Program will run from Monday, July 6, 2020 to Friday, July 31, 2020.

The aim of the program is to

  •  Increase students math, science and programming skills
  •  Expose students to the 11 engineering majors and Auburn campus resources and allow them to do a personal exploration of their major
  •  Develop/improve students’ critical thinking, analytical, problem-solving, time management and study skills
  •  Introduce the students to a network of faculty, staff, administrators and fellow underrepresented engineering students


  • Must be a member of a group traditionally underrepresented in engineering
  • Must be a graduating high school senior admitted to Auburn Univerisity's Samuel Ginn College of Engineering for Fall 2020
  • Must have attended a Camp War Eagle session prior to July 3, 2020
  • Must submit completed application package by Friday, May 15, 2020

Application information (apply here)

  • Electronic submission of application, two letters of recommendation, high school transcript and a 750-word essay should be submitted to AEP at no later than Friday, May 15, 2020.
  • Two letters of recommendation must include one from school administrator, teacher or counselor, and one from an employer or community leader sent electronically. 

Financial Support

Room, board, and materials for the program will be paid by the Engineering Academic Excellence Program. Transportation to and from Auburn University and other personal expenses are the responsibility of the student.