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AMP Summer Program

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students should be enrolled in a community college.
  • Students should demonstrate an interest and aptitude in aerospace engineering and aviation.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Additional Details

  • 2024 AMP Summer Participants will receive a total of $7,740 stipend for the 10-week program plus a $2,260 on-campus housing and travel supplement.
  • Students collaborate with mentors to define and develop a project.
  • Participants write research proposals for their projects, working with their graduate student mentors.
  • The proposals are reviewed by Faculty advisor.
  • Students carry out the work over a 10-week period in the summer, mid-June to late August.
  • At the conclusion of the program, they submit a technical paper and give an oral presentation in the department modeled on professional technical meetings.
  • For enrichment to the research experience, the participating students are invited to attend the following:
    • Informal talks and research group meetings with GALCIT students and faculty
    • Weekly seminars by Caltech Faculty
    • A professional development series sponsored by the Student-Faculty Program on developing a research career, graduate school admissions, and other topics of interest to future researchers
    • Various social and cultural activities
    • Special field trips