Offering a unique art and design education within the University of Michigan.
Our programs focus on research and creative practice as engines for cultural change and innovation.
At Stamps, you'll deepen your art and design practice through inquiry and research, global citizenry, and creative problem solving.
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Learn more about our Pre-College Programs for High School students. If your question isn't answered here, let us know.
Space is limited so we are selective in who we invite to participate.
To be considered for financial assistance, students must include their Parents'/Guardians' most recent tax return. This is REQUIRED for students applying for financial assistance.
Residents of Michigan can also apply for the Watson A. Young scholarship. More information and the scholarship application are available at the U-M Center for Educational Outreach website.
Unless otherwise listed on the Pre-College Programs page, the deadlines are as follows:
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Yes. A limited number of full and partial awards will be provided to students who demonstrate merit and need.
Students will be able to walk from dorms to their studios and classes. Students can ride University of Michigan buses for free, with routes that go from North to Central campus and downtown.
Optional but Suggested
You May Want to Bring
What NOT to Bring
Yes! Each student gets their own studio to keep materials, work on outside assignments and work on their own projects. It’s YOUR space to make YOUR work.
The weather during July and August is pretty hot, with an average temperature of 83 degrees Fahrenheit - but evenings can cool down.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner is provided in the cafeteria at Bursley Hall. Did I mention there is a Belgian Waffle maker? We have options for omnivores and vegetarians.
Make sure you alert us of your food allergy. Students with Celiac Disease have special options in the cafeteria.
Students enrolled in residential Summer programs live in Bursley Hall, an on-campus dorm at University of Michigan.