DAPCEP (Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program) is an educational 501(c)3 organization providing high-quality and standards-aligned science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programming to youth in metropolitan Detroit. Engineering OnRamp partners with DAPCEP on several spring/summer course offerings. Participants will be given hands-on tasks to explore the different engineering disciplines that are offered at the University of Michigan and explore the fundamentals of engineering and apply those principles to exciting challenges.

2024 applications are closed. Check back in January 2025 for more updates on this program!

EligibilityPriceProgram Dates
Current 7th-9th Grade Michigan Residents*TBDTBD
*Scholarship Opportunities Available


Applications for DAPCEP Spring are currently closed. Please fill out this form to be notified when applications are open.

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