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Trinity College Dublin and API are offering high school students a unique, 10-day university-based STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) enrichment program, through the Walton International Program. This offering is designed specifically for students who have a strong interest in STEM areas. Through the Walton International Program, students will have the unique opportunity to participate in hands-on learning in the STEM fields through workshops built around physics, mathematics, coding/technology, and engineering. Projects like building a small electronic car and writing the code that controls it, all alongside local Irish participants, will prepare US students for future study in the STEM fields.

What's Included?

Highlights

Pre Departure Services

Orientation Materials and Resources

API Alumni Network

Social Networking

Advising and Support

Scholarship Opportunities

On Site Services

Airport Reception

On-Site Orientation

Tutoring

Quality Housing (including meals and laundry)

Medical and Life Insurance

Social and Cultural Activities

Full-Time, On-site Resident Directors/Coordinators

Welcome and Farewell Group Events

24-Hour On-Site Emergency Assistance

Community Involvement and Volunteer Opportunities

Day Trips

Re-Entry Services

Re-Entry Materials and Support

Post-Program Evaluation

Alumni Network and Global Leadership Academy

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Application Requirements

  • Must be ages 15-17 (rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors)
  • 2.75 G.P.A. (exceptions made on a case-by-case basis)
  • Completed online application
  • One letter of recommendation (must be from a high school teacher or guidance counselor; can be submitted separately)
  • Most recent grade report
  • Valid Passport
Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer 1 Jun 18, 2020 - Jun 28, 2020 $4,380 Apr 1, 2020 Apr 15, 2020
Summer 2 Jul 2, 2020 - Jul 12, 2020 $4,380 Apr 1, 2020 Apr 15, 2020

Note: Students can receive $100 for each applicant they refer to an API high school summer program (excluding the Parsons Paris Pre-College program). The applicant must include the student's name as the referral source on the online application.

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  • Castle & Farm Visit

    No trip to Ireland is complete without taking a farm trip, where you can see how agriculture works and all the cute animals, and a trip to one of Ireland's fantastic castles should be on every Itinerary! A fun, and interesting day outside of the city!

  • Howth Hike & The Vaults

    The Vaults is a visitor experience unlike any other in Dublin City Centre. Walk through the fascinating history of Ireland as you meet and interact with six infamous characters from the country’s past. From meeting a Viking Invader before joining Molly Malone for a singsong, you get a fun interactive experience of Dublin city stories.

  • Castle & Farm Visit

    No trip to Ireland is complete without taking a farm trip, where you can see how agriculture works and all the cute animals, and a trip to one of Ireland's fantastic castles should be on every Itinerary! A fun, and interesting day outside of the city!

What You’ll Study

Trinity College Dublin and API are offering high school students a unique, 10-day university-based STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) enrichment program, through the Walton International Program. This offering is designed specifically for students who have a strong interest in STEM areas. Through the Walton International Program, students will have the unique opportunity to participate in hands-on learning in the STEM fields through workshops built around physics, mathematics, coding/technology, and engineering. Projects like building a small electronic car and writing the code that controls it, all alongside local Irish participants, will prepare US students for future study in the STEM fields.

Staff & Coordinators

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    Nikki Madden

    Nikki Madden will be your Resident Director and a resource for you while you are in Ireland!

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    Alice Bolger

    Alice will be your Student Services and Internship Coordinator on-site and will assist you in achieving your educational and professional goals abroad.

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    Madeleine Lange

    Madeleine Lange will be your Program Coordinator for this location and will prepare you to go abroad with us!

    Email - madeleine.lange@apiabroad.com

PROGRAM ITINERARY

Day 1

  • Arrive in Dublin!
  • Meet API at the airport and travel together to local accommodations to begin safety, transportation, and housing orientation sessions.
  • Tour of Dublin and group welcome dinner.

Day 2

  • Breakfast.
  • Walton introduction session with Trinity College Dublin staff.
  • Tour of Trinity Campus.
  • Lunch.
  • Cinema night.

Day 3

  • Howth Hike & The Vaults day trip
  • Return to Dublin for a free evening

Day 4

  • Skyline Tour at the Croke Park & Dublin Zoo
  • Free time to explore the city.

Days 5-9

  • 10 am to 4 pm: Walton STEM Club.
  • Cultural and recreational activities are held each evening.

Day 10:

  • Day trip to Irish Castle and Farm
  • Group farewell dinner.

Day 11:

  • Depart Ireland for the U.S.

*Itinerary is subject to change.

Trinity Walton STEM Course Info

Students in this program will be engaged in 30 hours of physics, math, engineering and technology sessions and activities.

Language of Instruction: English   

Trinity Walton STEM Course Info

Students in this program will be engaged in 30 hours of physics, math, engineering and technology sessions and activities.

Language of Instruction: English   

Highlights
  • Participate in STEM-focused classes and activities at one of Europe's top universities
  • Get your first taste of studying abroad

API high school students participating in the Walton International STEM Experience will live in a student residence near the Trinity College Dublin campus. The residence offers a flat-style (apartment-style) living arrangement with three double or six single bedrooms centered around a shared living space. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. An API program leader will live in the flat with the students for the duration of the program, lead evening and weekend group activities, and be available 24/7 in the event of any emergency.

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