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Physics department to host free STEM summer program for females grades 9-12

June 3, 2022
Contact: Danielle Miller, dmiller@dillard.edu

NEW ORLEANS — Dillard University’s Physics department, in partnership with NASA, IBM and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, are accepting applications for the free Dillard University – Quantum Computing – Women in STEM High School Experience in Summer (DU-QC-WISHES) summer program, which is a STEM based summer camp for females in grades 9-12. The camp will take place June 8-22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in room 332 of the Professional Schools Building. 

For the past eight years, DU-QC-WISHES has served more than 450 females. Dillard has become one of the top universities to produce female graduates that go on to obtain PHDs in STEM. 

Participating students will receive a cash stipend and an iPad at the end of the program. Students that are interested in attending DU-QC-WISHES summer program can click here to apply. 


Dillard University is a historically Black institution that cultivates leaders who live ethically, think and communicate precisely, and act courageously to make the world a better place. Located in New Orleans, Dillard is a private faith-based liberal arts university that offers 22 majors and two certificate programs. Founded in 1869, Dillard is Louisiana’s oldest HBCU, born from the union of Straight College and New Orleans University. Find out more by visiting www.dillard.edu.