Engineering Innovation (EI) is an intensive four-week summer course created by Johns Hopkins University-Whiting School of Engineering (JHU) that offers students in grades 9-12 rigorous opportunities to think and problem solve like an engineer. Engineering Innovation involves research, labs, quizzes, writing assignments and a final exam. Students who complete the course and earn an A or B on lab and final exams will be awarded three Johns Hopkins University credits.
Engineering Innovation takes place the last week of June through the third week of July on Clark State's Leffel Lane campus.
Thanks to a local philanthropist, applicants accepted into Engineering Innovation program at Clark State will attend free. If interested in applying, you will need to contact STEM programming manager to waive associated fees.
Students who attend a high school in Ohio and meet the qualifications below are eligible to apply to the Engineering Innovation summer course.
- Must be highly motivated high school student
- Have As and Bs in high school math and science courses
- Successful completion of Algebra II and knowledge of trigonometry
- Successful completion of biology, chemistry or physics
- Knowledge of spreadsheet applications, such as Microsoft Excel
Apply to Engineering Innovation
The application for Engineering Innovation is available online beginning December 15, 2016. Once 24 students have been accepted, the application will close. Apply Now!
Students with applications meeting requirements will be notified within 2-3 weeks after application submission by a representative of Johns Hopkins University.
Transportation to Campus
The parent or guardian, or student if permitted to legally drive, is responsible for transportation of the student to and from the campus. The student is expected to arrive at the classroom no more than ten minutes before the stated class start time.