Multicultural Academic Program Success

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Will you be a freshman multicultural student at K-State in Fall 2015?

Are you majoring in agriculture, business, or engineering and looking for a way to get ahead?

Check out MAPS: the Project IMPACT Summer Bridge Program!

MAPS benefits include:

  • Up to six (6) college credits of Chemistry or Math, Kinesiology, University Experience, and participation in a college labs
  • An integrated biofuels project. Students will explore the importance of agriculture, engineering, and business in biofuels production through lab work, independent research, industry tours showcasing biofuel production across Kansas, and a group poster presentation.
  • Free room and board on K-State’s campus.
  • A stipend for each student participating in the program.
  • Industry tours across the midwest. We have visited Conoco-Phillips in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Cargill in Kansas City, Missouri, and Cargill facilities in Blair, NE.
  • Weekend activities around Manhattan
  • Professional, cultural, scholarship, and academic opportunities not available to other students – come spend your summer with us!

MAPS Summer 2015 Program Dates will be Friday, June 12, 2015 to Friday, July 24, 2015.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Applied to Kansas State University and plan to enroll in Fall 2015
  • Plan to major in agriculture, engineering, or business (see the list of majors HERE).
  • Identify as African American, Asian, Latino, Native American, or Multiracial.

Got Questions? Check out the list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Application can be found through the following link:


If you have questions about MAPS, please feel free to contact:

Brandon Clark
MAPS Program Coordinator
Kansas State University
224 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506-0101
Phone: 785-532-6436
Fax:     785-532-3339