Summer Engineering Academy (S.E.A.)

The University of South Alabama College of Engineering Summer Engineering Academy (SEA) is a great opportunity to discover all engineering fields and get hands-on engineering experience. 
SEA is for any rising 10th and 11th grader.

General Information

Highly motivated, inquisitive rising 10th and 11th graders are invited to a one week non-residential experience at Shelby Hall.

  • June 24th - June 28th
  • 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Friday, June 28th ends at 12:00 pm
  • Registration Fee: $250.00/person (credit card online or cash)
    • Non-refundable unless not selected
  • Lunch is provided
  • Housing is not provided

SEA includes:

  • Exposure to electrical, civil, computer and mechanical engineering and their subdisciplines.
  • Exploration of engineering by hands­ on activities

  • Interactions with engineering students, faculty and professional engineers

  • Group and individual engineering

  • A taste of college life

  • Spend a week exploring research and careers in engineering
  • Perform hands-on engineering projects

  • Learn how to stay organized with your engineering adventures.

  • Acquire programming skills that you can use in your adventures in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

  • Get to know the bare-bones of automation (microcontrollers, sensors, actuators) and apply it to build useful engineering systems

Required Documentation to be submitted with application:

  • Application (fillable pdf)
  • Copy of your current report card
  • Recommendation Letter (preferably from a science or mathematics teacher)
  • One-paragraph essay describing your personal and career interests
  • Photo Release Form

Please email your entire application packet to


***Scholarships available to those that demonstrate need and meet the criteria. Please be prepared to clearly explain the need for this assistance.
Scholarship will cover a portion of the registration fee. Please contact Nani Perez Uribe for more information at