Innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Workforce Development Project 

Providing Black male students with STEM learning experiences.

The Innovative Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Workforce Development Project (iSTEM-WORK) is designed to provide Black male students with STEM learning experiences that will increase the students’ exposure to innovation and creativity in the STEM disciplines.

ISTEM-WORK will explore the influence of these opportunities on students’ interest by 1) increasing student engagement in technology rich STEM educational opportunities, 2) increasing student awareness and knowledge of educational opportunities and careers in STEM disciplines; 3) increasing student knowledge, skills and practices in STEM applications; and 4) increasing participation of underrepresented populations in STEM careers.

iSTEM-WORK engages Black male students in grades 6th - 10th in a three-year STEM technology program that includes a four-week summer program, hands-on field experience, and Saturday Academy during the academic year. The program began in summer 2021 and concludes following the fall 2023 session.

The Fall Saturday Academy meets during the months of August through December from 9 a.m. to 2:10 p.m.

The Spring Saturday Academy meets during the months of January through April from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Summer Academy

The Summer Academy meets:
June 6th through July 1st
Monday through Friday
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.


The Morehouse College iSTEM-WORK Program is designed to engage 45 Black male students in grades 6th – 10th in a long-term (3-year) STEM technology program that will include a four-week summer program, hands-on field experience and Saturday academy during the academic year. Students will also be introduced to STEM career pathways.


National Science Foundation (NSF)


Applicants must identify as a Black male currently enrolled in 6th - 8th grade at any middle school in the Atlanta- metropolitan area.


Students will not reside on campus during the summer program


Students will participate in a STEM project-based learning curriculum that will include Science, Mathematics, Innovation, and English. Students will experience innovative instructional methodologies from college professors and conduct scientific research to investigate and solve real world problems.



Seminars/Field Trips:               

Cultural/Educational Trips

  1. Completed Application
  2. Two(2) Letters of Recommendations
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. Assessment
Application Deadline:               

Currently not accepting new applicants.


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