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Digital Scholars Summer of 2024

Discovery Partners Institute

Digital Scholars is an intensive summer program for high school and first-year college students to build computing skills, increase college and career-readiness, and make connections to Chicago’s dynamic tech community.

Students meet and make meaningful connections with members of Chicago’s dynamic tech community through daily talks with tech entrepreneurs, technologists, business strategists, & civic leaders.

Students have the opportunity to take one of several courses:

  • CS 111: Intro to Programming (Only UIC Students)
  • Foundations of Computer Science & Coding
  • Mobile App Design & Development
  • Data Science Discovery
  • Exploring Electrical & Computer Engineering

To qualify for the Digital Scholars Summer Program students must:

  • be a 11th -12th grader in Fall 2024 or graduating high school Summer 2024
  • demonstrate an interest in Computer Science or tech-related fields (ie: computer engineering, computer or data science, entrepreneurship, etc.)
  • be able to work both independently and in groups
  • attend a mandatory, virtual program orientation with a parent/caring adult

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Age: 15—19
Cost: FREE
Type: In Person

Date + Time

Date(s): 06/24/2024 - 08/02/2024

Days: Mon (9:00 AM-1:00 PM),
Tue (9:00 AM-1:00 PM),
Wed (9:00 AM-1:00 PM),
Thu (9:00 AM-1:00 PM),
Fri (9:00 AM-1:00 PM)

Registration deadline: 05/24/2024


Tony Torres




200 South Wacker Drive
Chicago,IL 60606

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