2016 Regents Summer Math Academy

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TSU Regents Summer Math Academy :  July 10 - 22, 2016



Tennessee State University Will Offer Summer Math Academy in July for High School Students

For release:  March 21, 2016 For press information, contact Dr. John Robinson, (615) 963-5762 (jrobinson@tnstate.edu)

Funded by a special grant from the Tennessee Board of Regents, Tennessee State University will offer a residential summer session July 10- July 22, 2016 to afford high school students explore the various STEM fields – the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics  and other academic programs at TSU and to help them envision attending college to study those subjects.  The Math Academy is open to students who will be high school sophomores and juniors in the fall of 2016.  Students from underrepresented groups especially are encouraged to apply.

Chosen from Metro Nashville Public Schools and surrounding areas, the students will live on campus in Tennessee State University residence halls during the two-week session. This is a free program and housing, meals, and all activities will be paid for by the grant.

To be eligible and selected to participate in the Summer Math Academy, STUDENTS MUST:

1) have successfully completed Algebra I;

2) have completed  the 9th or 10th grade before June 2016, and be a rising sophomore (10th grade) or rising junior (11th grade) during the upcoming 2016-2017 academic school year;

3) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 (transcript or most recent grade report must be submitted with application);

4) submit a completed application- Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

5) provide two letters of recommendation (one letter of recommendation from a teacher or staff member at an applicant’s high    school, AND a second letter of recommendation from either a school administrator teacher, counselor or community leader);

6) provide a statement or verification from the high school indicating that no disciplinary action has been taken against the student during the past academic year. 

Students who have attended previously are not eligible to apply to program. 



The fillable printable application is available online a http://www.tnstate.edu/mathacademy/application2016.pdf

For more information, call or contact Dr. John Robinson at (615) 963-5762; jrobinson@tnstate.edu

Completed application and support materials can be mailed, e-mailed (scanned attachments); or FAXED by Thursday, May 26, 2016 as followed.

  Mail completed application and support materials to:

Dr. John Robinson, Director

Regents Summer Math Academy

Tennessee State University

3500 John A. Merritt Blvd

PO. Box 9536

Nashville, TN 37209-1561


FAX completed application and support materials to:

(615) 963-5747;  ATTN: Dr. John Robinson/Summer Math Academy


E-MAIL scanned application and support documents to:  


Hand-delivered applications should be taken to Room 110 in McCord Hall,  (Biology Department main office on the Tennessee State University Main Campus at 3500 John A. Merritt Boulevard)



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