|(a) Authority. Authority for this subchapter is provided in the Texas Education Code, Subchapter Q, Engineering Recruitment Programs. This subchapter establishes rules for administering the engineering summer program as prescribed in the Texas Education Code, §61.791 and §61.793. (b) Scope. Unless otherwise noted, this subchapter applies to general academic teaching institutions or private or independent institutions of higher education (Texas Education Code, §61.003) that offer an engineering degree program. (c) Purpose. The purpose of the program is to provide grants to each general academic teaching institution and to each private or independent institution of higher education that offers an engineering degree program to implement a one-week summer program for middle and high school students. Participating students receive instruction in math, science, and engineering concepts, similar to that offered in an engineering degree program.