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NC State College of Textiles Exploration Program, APPLY NOW!

posted Mar 22, 2018, 5:59 AM by East Burke High School

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Applications due May 1, 2018

The application to apply to the College of Textiles Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) is open for high school juniors going into their senior year.

The College of Textiles holds four one-week sessions of STEP each summer. Participants live on-campus, learn about our degree programs, the admissions process, scholarship opportunities and work on a project related to one of our majors. The program cost is $250 for each participant; limited financial aid is available. 

STEP is offered during the following four weeks:

  • Week 1: June 17 - 22
  • Week 2: June 24 - 29
  • Week 3: July 8 - 13
  • Week 4: July 15 - 20
Each student has the opportunity to rank their level of interest in the subject areas listed below, and will complete a project pertaining to that subject. 
  • Apparel Design
  • Business Management
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Textile Design
  • Textile Engineering
To learn more about STEP please visit our website. If you have questions, please contact Shannon Tart -
Applications due May 1, 2018

The College of Textiles also offers a two-day workshop, Polymer Camp, for high school juniors interested in physical sciences, engineering and attending NC State. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our Polymer Color ChemistryTextile Engineering or Textile Technology degree programs. 

To learn more about Polymer Camp please visit our website.  If you have questions, please contact Lakisha Patterson: