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Girls Researching Our World

GROW Program
Kansas State University
125 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

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Upcoming Events

February 25 - Going for Gold: The Science Behind the Olympics
April 22 - GROWing Green
June 7-9 - GROW Summer Workshop (Save the Date!)

GROW Summer

Saturday Workshops

Join us for a Saturday full of hands-on STEM activities as we explore how scientists and engineers work together to solve problems and make the world a better place! All students in grades 6-8 are welcome. Activities will be led by K-State faculty, staff, and students and will take place between 9am-4pm on K-State's campus in Manhattan, KS.

February 25 - Going for Gold: The Science Behind the Olympics

Going for Gold

Registration confirmation letters with important event information will be sent via email on Thursday, Feb 16. Visit the main page of our GROW website for Check-in & Travel information. 

 April 22 - GROWing Green 

Registration deadline is Friday, April 7th.

GROWing Green

Come celebrate Earth Day at K-State with hands-on activities led by K-State faculty and students! Topics include conservation biology, environmental engineering, geology, sustainability, etc. 

Click the picture above to learn more and print out a registration form for this event. The registration deadline is Friday, April 7th.

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More about these events... 

What is the Goal?

The mission of GROW is to increase girls’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

Who Should Attend?

This event is intended for students currently in the 6th—8th grades. Students can come on their own or with friends from their school or community.

What Will We Do?

Come prepared to meet new friends! You will participate in hands-on activities led by Kansas State University faculty, staff, and students. Lunch is included in the registration fee.

How Do I Sign Up?

To register, please print and complete the registration form by clicking the button below. Please make additional copies for each person attending. Mail in the form along with payment (check/money order) to the address provided. Please do not send cash! Registrants will be e-mailed a confirmation packet once the GROW team receives a completed registration. Registration is on a first come first serve basis and will be limited; we will waitlist additional applicants if necessary.

Registration must be received by the KAWSE office by the registration dealine at 5:00 pm.

What if I have to cancel?

Should you need to cancel, please do so as soon as possible. This will allow those on the waitlist to participate. Unfortunately, we cannot issue refunds except to those waitlisted applicants we cannot accommodate.

I still need more information!

Please contact the KAWSE office, home of the GROW program, at (785)-532-6088. You can also send us an email at kawse@ksu.edu.

Sign up for our GROW listserv to receive email notifications about these events and other announcements! 

Summer Workshop - June 7-9, 2017

The GROW Summer Workshop is a three-day program held on the K-State Manhattan campus. This workshop is designed to encourage and inspire middle school girls to pursue a future in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and pre-health professions. Participants will stay in the residence halls during the workshop and have the opportunity to meet other girls who are also interested in a future in STEM fields. 

This event is intended for students who will complete the 5th, 6th, or 7th grade in May 2017. If you will be completing the 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grades, then please check out our EXCITE Summer Workshop! Students are welcome as individuals, or as members of a school or community organization. 

Save the Date

Registration information for this event is not yet available. Sign up for our GROW listserv to receive email notifications about this event and other announcements! 

Need More Information?

Be sure to sign up for our GROW Listserv to receive email notifications about these events. We are happy to answer any questions you may have via email at kawse@ksu.edu or by phone at (785) 532-6088.