A certificate will be presented to each student who successfully completes the program.
The Brown-Forman INSPIRE summer enrichment program will be held July 14th thru July 21st, 2024. The program will be residential for the duration and will require students to stay on campus for the entirety of the program. Students will stay in on-campus housing, Community Park, which is also home to our Engineering Living Learning Community. Participants will be provided with essential needs, such as meals, linens, toiletries, and stationary items.
The residential format for the 2023 INSPIRE program provides participants with a unique opportunity to connect with peers, industry partners and university stakeholders that include faculty, staff, and students. The program curriculum will provide participants with college preparation, an introduction to engineering concepts, and career/workforce guidance. Participants will participant in a series of workshops taught by current university faculty and staff. Participants will experience career pathways via interactive field trips onsite at local industry corporations. Lastly, participants will work collaboratively on a design challenge directed by a student mentor. The last day of the program will conclude with a presentation and ceremony, guests are welcomed.
All are encouraged to apply. Students must complete a program application and must be recommended by school personnel such as a math or science teacher. Participants will be selected by the Program Director according to the following criteria:
Applications must include your recent high school transcript, a biographical essay and a recommendation from either your math or science teacher. Download the teacher recommendation form prior to applying online. Only fully completed applications will be accepted and must be submitted online.
Deadline to apply is May 15, 2024.