Should I Apply to the LITE Program?
LITE has a highly competitive admission process, but if you are a female who would like to learn more about bioengineering, will have completed the 11th grade by July 1 and have a 3.0 GPA, we encourage you to apply.
How Do I Apply to the Summer LITE Program?
- Complete the Application Form/ Recommendation Form
- Create your personal statement. Write a one-page (typed, double-spaced) essay in which you connect your personal interests and this engineering program. Why would you like to attend LITE? What do you expect to gain from the experience? What would you like to major in when you go to college? Do you have a career goal?
- NOTE: Your personal statement is an important part of your application. Proofread it carefully to make sure it is free of grammatical and/or typographical errors.
- Submit an official high school transcript, sent directly from your high school.
- Request and submit a recommendation from your high school science or math teacher.
- Make sure you application materials are complete and submitted by April 15th, 2013. Incomplete applications will not be considered after that date. There is no cost to apply.
How Much Does LITE Cost?
Our $600.00 registration fee covers all LITE Program expenses, except transportation to and from Flint, spending money, and incidentals. Kettering University and its corporate partners cover tuition, room, board, field trips, social excursions, supplies, and materials.
Is Financial Aid Available?
Financial aid is available to a limited number of participants through the generous contributions of our corporate and individual sponsors. If you would like to apply for financial aid, please contact Director, Deborah Stewart at LITE@kettering.edu, (810) 762-9679.
If I'm Accepted, What Else Do I Need to Do?
Accepted participants will be asked to complete a number of registration forms before arriving at Kettering. All forms will be available via download, and in paper form, and must be returned to Kettering University, along with the $600.00 registration fee, no later than June 14, 2013.