Available to: Rising 11th – 12th graders residing in Oklahoma

Dates:  July 17 – 22, 2022

Location: OU Norman Campus

Tuition:  There is no cost for accepted students

Chemistry Summer Academy

Chemistry Summer Academy

The Chemistry Summer Academy incorporates the study of Chemistry, Botany, Mathematics, Medicine, History, Sociology and Native American Studies. Participants will study the medically relevant ingredients of Echinacea herbal medicine. Students spend time in a working research laboratory on the OU campus.

On Campus Experience

Students will live in the university residence halls, eat on campus and learn in university classrooms - giving students a real “feel” for college life. Summer camp counselors will be housed on the same dormitory floor to provide maximum assistance and supervision. Students will have class activities each day in classrooms and state of the art laboratories on the research campus at OU-Norman. Educational, recreational and team building activities will take place in the evenings to help students have a well-rounded experience.

Tuition and Costs

All expenses, including housing, meals, supplies, and books will be provided to each academy student. Travel expenses to and from the academy location and incidental personal expenditures are the responsibility of the academy student.

Application Process

Interested students must submit a typed or printed application that includes all of the following:

  1. Complete student application form 
  2. Two letters of recommendation
  3. A 250-word student-written essay. Please see application packet for essay topic.
  4. Application Deadline Extended – Applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2022

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