Dec 30

Ultimate List of Prestigious Programs For High School

For high school students, there are nine very selective academic or research programs.

The following list of programs is well-regarded by college admissions and gives students the chance to add relevant experiences to their college résumé. Some of them are even hosted by Universities!

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Ultimate List of Prestigious Programs For High School

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Leadership Institute – Brown University

  • In a two-week on-campus or four-week online course, students at the Brown Leadership Institute learn how to be powerful social justice activists. Without the burden of grades, participants will learn how to lead in a socially acceptable manner and develop their speaking, listening, and problem-solving abilities.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Program Dates:
        • Onsite: June 26-July 8
        • Online: July 11-August 5
    • Courses
    • Program Costs
    • Application Dates
        • Application Opens: December 6, 2021
        • Early Action Deadline: January 14, 2022
        • Early Action Decisions Sent: January 28, 2022
        • Early Action Registration Opens: January 31, 2022
        • Regular Admission Decisions Sent: Rolling Decisions Released Starting February 7, 2022
        • Regular Admission Registration Opens: February 7, 2022
        • Regular Admission Deadline: May 20, 2022
        • Regular Admission Final Decisions Sent: May 31, 2022

Pre-College Program – Carnegie Mellon University

  • The Pre-College programs at Carnegie Mellon give rising high school juniors and seniors the chance to observe firsthand the academic and social experiences that undergraduate students have while attending college. In a range of courses provided by the esteemed faculty at Carnegie Mellon, students can pursue their interests both personally and academically. STEM workshops, research seminars, and lab work are available as course choices.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • 3-Week Programs: July 5 -July 22, 2022
        • 4-Week Programs: July 5 -July 29, 2022
        • 6-Week Programs: July 5 -August 12, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • Computational Biology (3 Wk.) Residential: $6,530
        • Computational Biology (3 Wk.) Commuter: $5,109
        • Summer Session (6 Wk.) Residential: $11,639
        • Summer Session (6 Wk.) Commuter: $5,871
        • Other Programs and Costs
        • Application Fee: $50
        • Enrollment Deposit: $800
        • Full Scholarships Available for Students in Financial Need
    • Application Dates
        • Early Decision Application Deadline: February 9, 2022
        • Guaranteed Early Decision Notification: March 9, 2022
        • Regular Decision Application Deadline: March 16, 2022
        • Regular Decision Notification: April 13, 2022
        • Scholarships Application Deadline: March 9, 2022
        • Scholarships Decision Notification: April 7, 2022
        • International Application Deadline: February 23, 2022
        • International Decision Notification: March 4, 2022

 Pre-College Students – University of Chicago

  • Students from all over the world join the University of Chicago’s summer research program, which includes a range of academic courses for high school students. Students are educated by top-notch academics and instructors in state-of-the-art research facilities while pursuing intellectual hobbies that go beyond the scope of their high school curriculum. Research in the biological sciences is one of the program options, along with off-site practice.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Immersion Session 1: June 13-30, 2022
        • Immersion Session 2: July 5-21, 2022
        • Research In the Biological Sciences: June 13-July 8, 2022 (Includes Required Orientation June 11-12)
        • Stones And Bones: June 13-July 8, 2022 (Includes Required Orientation June 11-12)
        • Summer College Session 1 (3 Wks.): June 21-July 9, 2022
        • Summer College Session 1 (5 Wks.): June 21-July 23, 2022
        • Summer College Session 2 (3 Wks.): July 13-30, 2022
        • Summer Online: July 5-August 5, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • Immersion:  $7,775
        • Research In the Biological Sciences: $13,200
        • Stones And Bones: $13,200
        • Summer College: $4,380
        • Summer Online: $4,500
        • Scholarships Available
    • Application Dates
        • Priority Deadline: January 19, 2022
        • Regular Deadline: March 9, 2022
        • Extended Deadline: April 7, 2022
        • Rolling Deadline: After April 2-May 1, 2022

Cornell SCE Pre-College Studies – Cornell University

  • While still a sophomore, junior, or senior in high school, receive college credit by enrolling in courses taught by top-tier Ivy League teachers and experiencing Cornell firsthand. Students can experience college life both inside and outside of the classroom through the Pre-College Studies, and participants have access to college admissions workshops.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Residential 3 Week Session 1: ONLINE ONLY
        • Residential 3 Week Session 2: June 18-July 9, 2022
        • Residential 3 Week Session 3: July 10-30, 2022
        • Residential 6 Week Session: June 18-August 2, 2022
        • Online 3 Week Session 1: May 31-June 17, 2022
        • Online 3 Week Session 2: June 21-July 8, 2022
        • Online 3 Week Session 3: July 11-29, 2022
        • Online 6 Week Session: June 21-August 2, 2022
    • Courses
    • Program Costs
        • Residential 3 Week (3 Credits): $7,275
        • Residential 3 Week (4 Credits): $8,895
        • Residential 6 Week (5 Credits): $12,930
        • Residential 6 Week (6 Credits): $14,550
        • Residential 6 Week (7 Credits): $16,170
        • Residential 6 Week (8 Credits): $17,790
        • Online Courses: $1,620 Per Credit
        • $75 Application Fee
        • Health Care Fee
        • Financial Aid Available for Onsite Students Only
    • Application Dates
        • Summer Residential Application Deadline: May 6, 2022
        • Onsite Financial Aid Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
        • Online 3 Week Session 1 Deadline: May 6, 2022
        • Online 3 Week Session 2 Deadline: May 27, 2022
        • Online 3 Week Session 3 Deadline: May 27, 2022
        • Online 6 Week Session Deadline: May 27, 2022

July Experience – Davidson College

  • A three-week college program of non-credit classes for rising high school juniors and seniors that gives students the chance to investigate subjects from new academic fields, interact critically with college-level material, and hone their critical thinking abilities. Individual mentoring is offered by Davidson faculty members throughout the program.
    • 2022 Modality:  Due to The Ongoing COVID-19 Outbreak, 2022 Session of July Experience Has Been Canceled

Summer Session – Duke University 

  • In the 2021–2022 academic year, students who are currently in grades 10 or 11 can receive college credit by enrolling in courses at Duke during the summer. Academically qualified students can choose from a variety of six-week courses in the arts and sciences.
    • 2022 Modality: Online
    • Program Dates/Details
    • Program Costs
        • Regular or Non-Science Lab Course: $2,600
        • Science course with lab: $3,325
        • Half course:  $1,300
        • Quarter course: $650
        • $120 Transcript fee
    • Application Dates
        • Accepting Applications beginning March 1, 2022

Emory Summer College – Emory University 

  • Several college-level courses are available to current high school sophomores and juniors, both online and on-campus, for credit or no credit. The on-campus courses provide participants a taste of college life on the Emory campus and the chance to study among undergraduates..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Pre-College Noncredit Session A (Onsite): June 26-July 9, 2022
        • Pre-College Noncredit Session B (Onsite): July 10-July 23, 2022
        • Pre-College Noncredit Session C (Online): July 25-August 5, 2022
        • Emory Summer College Session 1 (Online): May 13-June 24, 2022
        • Emory Summer College Session 2 (Online): June 27-August 5, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • Pre-College Noncredit Session A (Onsite): $4,464 (1 Course), $8,966 (2 Courses)
        • Pre-College Noncredit Session B (Onsite): $4,464 (1 Course), $8,966 (2 Courses)
        • Pre-College Noncredit Session C (Online): $3,166 (1 Course), $6,307 (2 Courses)
        • Emory Summer College Session 1: $4,164 (3 Credit Course), $5,527 (4 Credit Course)
        • Emory Summer College Session 2: $4,164 (3 Credit Course), $5,527 (4 Credit Course)
        • $70 Non-refundable Application Fee
        • Financial Aid Available
    • Application Dates
        • Pre-College Noncredit Session A (Onsite) Deadline: June 13, 2022
        • Pre-College Noncredit Session B (Onsite) Deadline: June 27, 2022
        • Pre-College Noncredit Session C (Online) Deadline: July 1, 2022
        • Emory Summer College Session 1 Deadline: May 2, 2022
        • Emory Summer College Session 2 Deadline: June 10, 2022
        • Financial Aid Deadline: May 1, 2022

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Harvard Summer School – Pre-College Program And Secondary School Program (SSP) – Harvard University

  • The Harvard Pre-College program offers high school students the chance to enroll in non-credit, college-level courses on the Harvard campus. The program emphasizes the importance of learning for its own purpose and incorporates extracurricular activities. The Secondary School Program provides 200 college courses that can be taken online or on campus for students who want to receive college credit. Online and on-site in 2022
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Pre-College Session 1 (Onsite): June 26-July 8, 2022
        • Pre-College Session 2 (Onsite): July 10-22, 2022
        • Pre-College Session 3 (Onsite): July 24-August 5
    • Pre-College Courses
        • SSP Program (Onsite, Online, Or Commuter): June 18-August 6, 2022
    • SSP Courses and Subjects
    • Program Costs
        • Pre-College Program Sessions:  $4,950
        •  $75 Application Fee
        • $100 Health Insurance.
        • SSP Residential: $13,200
        • SSP Commuting & Online (4 Credits): $3,500
        • SSP Commuting & Online (8 Credits): $7,000
        • $75 Application Fee
        • $200 Health Care
        • Financial Aid Available for Both Programs
    • Application Dates
        • Pre-College Regular Decision & Financial Aid Deadline: March 2, 2022
        • Pre-College Late Decision Deadline: March 2-May 11, 2022 (Full Payment Due Upon Registration and Financial Aid Not Available to Late Applicants)
        • SSP Regular Application/Financial Aid Deadline: March 2, 2022
        • SSP Late Application/Rolling Admissions Deadline: May 11, 2022 (Earlier If Full)

Summer At Hopkins – Johns Hopkins University 

  • Hopkins University’s summer session provides a wide range of challenging academic programs, both on-campus and online, lasting anywhere from two to ten weeks. The material is created for academically accomplished high school students, and the instructors place a strong emphasis on discovery and conversation..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Onsite & Online Session 1: June 27-July 8, 2022
        • Onsite & Online Session 2: July 11-July 22, 2022
        • Onsite & Online Session 3: July 25-August 5, 2022
    • Onsite Pre-College Programs and Courses
    • Online Pre-College Programs and Courses
    • Program Costs
        • Onsite Standard Program: $5,512
        • Onsite Advanced Program: $6,063
        • Onsite Commuter Standard Program: $3,935
        • Onsite Commuter Advanced Program: $4,486
        • Online 1-Credit Program: $1,750
        • Online Non-Credit Program: $562
        • Financial Aid Available
    • Application Dates
        • Onsite & Online Session 1 Application Deadline: June 20, 2022
        • Onsite & Online Session 2 Application Deadline: July 1, 2022
        • Onsite & Online Session 3 Application Deadline: July 18, 2022

NYU Precollege – New York University

  • NYU Precollege offers high school students from across the world the chance to experience campus life while selecting from a wide range of courses instructed by NYU teachers. In addition to classes, students can take part in the College 101 workshop series, which provides instruction in college-level writing and research techniques.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • July 6-August 17, 2022
    • Courses
    • Program Costs
        • Tuition + Fees 2-Credits: $3,652
        • Tuition + Fees 3-Credits: $5,260
        • Tuition + Fees 4-Credits: $6,868
        • Tuition + Fees 5-Credits: $8,476
        • Tuition + Fees 6-Credits: $10,084
        • Tuition + Fees 7-Credits: $11,692
        • Tuition + Fees 8-Credits: $13,300
        • Scholarships Are Available
    • Application Dates
        • Priority Deadline for Summer Housing: March 15, 2022
        • International Student Deadline: March 15, 2022
        • Scholarship Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
        • Final Deadline (U.S. Students): June 24, 2022

Pre-College – Northwestern University 

  • Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors can enroll in seminars at the college level that emphasize readings, conversations, and studies while earning a Northwestern transcript. In addition, rising juniors and seniors in high school have access to on-campus and online college credit courses..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • College Prep Onsite (IN FOCUS) Session 1: June 20-July 1, 2022
        • College Prep Onsite (IN FOCUS) Session 2: July 4-15, 2022
        • College Prep Onsite (IN FOCUS) Session 3: July 18-29, 2022
        • College Prep Onsite (IN FOCUS) Session 4: August 1-12, 2022
        • College Prep Onsite (IN FOCUS) Seminar Courses
        • College Prep Online (E-FOCUS): July 11-22, 2022
        • College Prep Online (E-FOCUS) Seminar Courses
    • Program Costs
        • IN FOCUS Residential Tuition & Fees: $4,300
        • IN FOCUS Commuter Tuition & Fees: $3,100
        • E-FOCUS Tuition: $1,850
        • $60 Application Fee (May Be Waived Up to March 1, 2022)
        • Application Dates
        • IN FOCUS/E-FOCUS Early Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
        • IN FOCUS/E-FOCUS International Student Deadline: April 1, 2022
        • IN FOCUS/E-FOCUS Application Deadline: April 29, 2022
    • Application Fee Waiver Deadline: March 1, 2022

Penn Summer – University of Pennsylvania

  • The summer program at Penn offers gifted high school students the chance to take part in direct faculty interaction while experiencing an Ivy League curriculum. There are two, three, or six-week options for summer programs at Penn. Students currently in grades 9 through 11 are urged to delve thoroughly into academic fields of interest..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Penn Summer College Prep (Onsite) Session 1: July 4-16, 2022
        • Penn Summer College Prep (Onsite) Session 2: July 18-30, 2022
        • Penn Summer Academics (Onsite): July 10-30, 2022
        • Pre-College Program (Onsite or Online): June 28-August 6, 2022
    • Programs Costs
        • Penn Summer College Prep Session Tuition: $5,700
        • Penn Summer Academics Tuition: $9,700
        • 2022 Pre-College Program Tuition
        • Residential: $13,246-$21,115 Based on Number Of Course Units
        • Online: $7,846-$10,676 Based on Number Of Course Units
        • $75 Application Fee
        • Scholarship Available to Philadelphia Residents
    • Application Dates
        • Penn Summer College Prep International Student Deadline: April 1, 2022
        • Penn Summer College Prep Domestic Student Deadline: May 1, 2022
        • Penn Summer Academies International Student Deadline: April 1, 2022
        • Penn Summer Academies Domestic Student Deadline: May 1, 2022
        • Pre-College Program International Student Deadline: April 1, 2022
        • Pre-College Program Domestic Student Deadline: May 1, 2022

RISD Pre-College – Rhode Island School of Design 

  • A college-level curriculum that encourages critical thinking about art and design through day-long studio workshops, trips to the RISD Museum, and final projects. Students get the chance to develop their portfolios while taking classes from distinguished professors.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Residential Summer Immersive: June 25-August 5, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • Residential Program: $10,850
        • Commuter Program: $7,825
        • Application Fee (Non-Refundable): $60
    • Application Dates
        • Online Application Opens: November 9, 2021
        • Scholarship Application Deadline: February 1, 2022
        • Payment In Full Due: May 2, 2022

Summer Session – Stanford University

  • The Stanford Summer Session combines academic work for college credit with a variety of extracurricular pursuits to give students a taste of campus life. The program is intended for top achievers and aims to promote an innovative, academically superior, and globally responsible culture..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • June 18-August 14, 2022
    • Course List
    • Program Costs
        • Commuter Costs Start At $4,926
        • Residential Costs Start At $15,875
        • Cost Calculator
        • Application Fee: $95
    • Application Dates
        • Rolling Admission
        • Application Open Date: January 11, 2022
        • Submission Deadline: June 1, 2022
        • Decision Release Date: June 6, 2022
        • Acceptance Completion Deadline: June 13, 2022

Pre-College – University of Notre Dame 

  • During a rigorous two-week program, high school students can select from 23 different programs of study and take classes taught by Notre Dame academics. Motivated students can obtain transferable college credits, and the curriculum is set up such that they can work together on assignments outside of the classroom in order to simulate a college environment.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • June 25-July 9, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • Tuition & Housing Fees: $4,250
        • $300 Enrollment Fee
        • $60 Application Fee
        • Limited Need-Based Scholarships Are Available
    • Application Dates
        • Financial Aid Request Form Deadline: February 14, 2022
        • Application Deadline: February 21, 2022
        • Standardized Test Scores Due: February 28, 2022

UCLA Pre College Summer Institutes- University of California at Los Angeles 

  • The UCLA Summer Institutes provide co-curricular activities, practical projects, field trips, and guest lectures. With the help of these summer sessions, students from all over the world engage in immersion study in the subject of their choice and integrate practical experience into their academic work..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
    • Program Costs
        • Applications Of Nanoscience Program Fee: $2,500 (Additional $1,521 For Housing and Additional Fees Apply)
        • Computer Science Summer Institute- Intermediate Track Program Fee: TBD
        • Economics Summer Institute Program Fee: $2,100 (Additional $2,340 For Housing and Additional Fees Apply)
        • International Development Summer Institute Program Fee: $2,095 (Additional $1,404 For Housing and Additional Fees Apply)
    • Application Dates
        • Online Registration for All Institutes Open February 15, 2022

Vanderbilt Summer Academy – Vanderbilt University 

  • VSA courses combine rigorous academics with a residential experience focused on community on the Vanderbilt campus. They are accelerated to meet the demands of academically advanced students. Additionally, a range of after-school programs and extracurricular opportunities are available to students, enabling them to interact with one another and the community outside of the classroom.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Rising 9th & 10th Grade Program: June 20-July 1, 2022
        • Rising 11th & 12th Grade Program (1 Wk.): June 26-July 2, 2022
        • Rising 11th & 12th Grade Program (2 Wks.): July 10-22, 2022
    • Courses
    • Program Costs
        • Rising 9th & 10th Grade Program Tuition: $3,500
        • Rising 11th & 12th Grade Program (1 Wk.) Tuition: $1,875
        • Rising 11th & 12th Grade Program (2 Wks.) Tuition: $3,500
        • Application Fees: $50 (Domestic), $100 (International)
    • Application Dates
        • Rolling Admissions for Open Spots Begins January 14, 2022
        • Rolling Admissions Continues After March 15, 2002, If Spots Remain

Yale Summer Session for Pre-College Students – Yale University 

  • The Yale Summer Session is a large summer scholars program that gathers students who have finished their junior or senior year of high school from all over the world. Participants enroll in on-campus or online classes, and the Yale Writer’s Workshop gives aspiring writers a chance to polish their craft. There are various certificate programs available to international students, and courses can be completed for college credit or without earning college credit.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Programs Dates/Details
        • Session A: May 30-July 1, 2022
        • Session B: July 4-August 5, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • 1 Course Credit (4 Semester Credit Hours): $4,650
        • 1.5-Credit Foreign Language Courses: $4,650
        • 0.5-Credit Science Laboratory: $2,325
        • 2-Credit Course: $9,100
        • $75 Non-refundable Application Fee
        • Need-Based Funding Available
    • Application Dates
        • Session A In-Person (Domestic): April 30, 2022
        • Session A Online (Domestic): May 4, 2022
        • Session B In-Person (Domestic): June 3, 2022
        • Session B Online (Domestic): June 8, 2022
        • Session A In-Person (International): April 4, 2022
        • Session A Online (International): May 4, 2022
        • Session B In-Person (International): May 9, 2022
        • Session B Online (International): June 8, 2022

Pioneer Research Program – Pioneer Academics

  • Pioneer connects high school students with active research projects across a range of fields, providing them with real-world, online research experiences. Develop your research abilities and carry out research in areas such as computer science, biomedicine, technology, stem cell research, medicine, and more. While collaborating closely with faculty mentors and eminent scientists from top American universities, you can develop your research training experience.
    • 2022 Modality: Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • June-August (Some Students May Extend to September)
        • Weekly Groups Seminars Followed by Individual Research Mentoring
    • Information Sessions
    • Program Costs
        • Tuition: $6,450
        • Need-Based Scholarships Are Available
    • Application Dates
        • Currently Accepting Applications for The Summer 2022 Program
        • April 10, 2022

Do you want to improve your chances of getting into a top-tier university? Schedule your consultation with Tokyo Academics today!

Telluride Association (Taos/Tass/Tasp) 

  • A six-week educational program in either Critical Black Studies or Anti-Oppressive Studies is available to high school sophomores and juniors. A discussion-based seminar approach will be employed for the seminars, which will be held at several colleges and will explore the fundamentals of democratic community living while emphasizing the development of critical reading and writing abilities..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details: TASS will be hosted at Cornell University, the University of Michigan, and the University of Maryland in summer 2022. One TASS-AOS seminar and one TASS-CBS seminar will be offered at each program location.
    • Program Costs: No Public Details Found
    • Application Dates
        • January 5, 2022

Research Science Institute (Rsi)

  • RSI scholars undertake a 5-week research internship program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) following a week of rigorous STEM coursework, where they carry out independent research projects under the supervision of eminent scientists and researchers. Written and oral presentations on their research projects mark the culmination of the internship.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Research Science Institute: June 26-August 6, 2022
        • M.I.T. Campus
    • Program Costs
        • Cost-Free To Students
        • $30 Application Fee
    • Application Dates
        • U.S. Applications For 2022 Are Closed
        • International Applications Are Open Until February 11, 2022

The Summer Science Program (SSP) 

  • Teams of three high school juniors, with a small number of sophomores, perform a real-world research project by gathering and analyzing first-hand data. Each team will carry out research, put their hypotheses to the test, and examine unique data over the period of 39 days, which forces students outside of their comfort zones..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Programs Dates/Details
        • Astrophysics, Unc Chapel Hill, June 12-July 20
        • Astrophysics, Univ. Of Colorado, June 19-July 27
        • Astrophysics, New Mexico Tech, June 19-July 27
        • Biochemistry, Indiana University, June 12-July 20
        • Biochemistry, Purdue University, June 19-July 27
        • Genomics, Purdue University, June 19-July 27
    • Program Costs
    • Application Dates
        • International Applicants: January 28, 2022
        • U.S. Students: February 25, 2022

Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology Summer Institute (M&Tsi) – Wharton, University of Pennsylvania 

  • A challenging and gratifying for-credit summer program for a limited group of rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in learning how to combine technical ideas with management principles. Students will create a prototype and go-to-market strategy for their own high-tech firm, present it, and get feedback from Penn faculty members and seasoned business owners..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • July 10-30, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • $9,000 Onsite Program Fee
        • $100 Non-Refundable Application Fee
        • Financial Aid Available
    • Application Dates
        • Priority Deadline: February 1, 2022
        • Final Application Deadline: April 1, 2022

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) 

  • The CTY at Johns Hopkins offers advanced coursework in a range of subjects and is open to high school students in grades 9 through 12 who meet the prerequisites for math/science or writing/humanities. The onsite program, which is offered at places across the United States, also includes extracurricular activities and community events.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite/Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • On-campus: June 26 -August 5 (2 Sessions)
        • Online: Variable depending on course
    • Full course offerings for on-campus programs can be found here and online programs here.
    • On-Campus Program Costs
        • Residential Cost: $5,775
        • Commuter Cost: $4,619
    • Application Dates
        • Summer 2022 Regular On-campus Registration Deadline (Both Sessions): April 8, 2022. A $25 Late Fee Will Be Charged for Applications Received After April 8
        • On-Campus Late Deadline Session One: June 10, 2022
        • On-Campus: Late Deadline Session Two: July 1, 2022
        • Online: Variable depending on course

Northwestern Center for Talent Development (CTD)

  • As they struggle with complex ideas in topics ranging from math and physics to writing and technology, students in grades 6 through 12 have the chance to engage in critical and creative problem solving through CTD. Participants are assisted by master educators, neighborhood partners, and business leaders as they explore potential career options based on their interests..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Summer Session 1: June 26-July 15, 2022
        • Summer Session 2: July 17-August 5, 2022
    • Courses
    • Program Costs
        • Residential Camp: $4,425 or $5,150 (Partnership Tuition)
        • Day Camp: $2,485 Or $3,210 (Partnership Tuition)
        • Financial Aid Is Available for Qualified Students
    • Application Dates
        • Session 1 Application Deadline: June 20, 2022
        • Session 2 Application Deadline: July 11, 2022
        • Applications Submitted After June 1, 2022, Must Be Accompanied by Full Tuition Payment

Yale Young Global Scholars Program (YYGS) – Yale University

  • At Yale, high school students can take part in cross-disciplinary, STEM, social science, or humanities summer programs that are culturally diverse and offer a global perspective. The curriculum is meant to be very collaborative, exposing students to cutting-edge subjects and fostering student dialogues influenced by global viewpoints.
    • 2022 Modality: Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Session 1: June 21-July 3, 2022
        • Session 2: July 5-July 17, 2022
        • Session 3: July 19-July 31, 2022

Davidson Institute Fellows Scholarship

  • The Davidson Fellows Scholarships honor talented students between the ages of 16 and 18 who have completed a significant piece of work in a range of academic fields, including science, technology, mathematics, music, literature, philosophy, and other college graduate-level work regarded as outside-the-box. Scholarships worth $50,000 are given to Fellow Laureates, while $25,000 or $10,000 are given to Davidson Fellows..
    • Eligibility: U.S. citizens or permanent residents
    • Program Dates/Details
      • THE 2022 DAVIDSON INSTITUTE FELLOWS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS PASSED

 

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM)- Summer Accelerator 

  • The duration of the courses for students in grades 10 through 12 is three weeks: two weeks are spent online at the student’s own pace, and the final week is spent on campus, either in Durham or Morganton. Each course’s third week is spent on campus, where students go through demanding material and perform research. Based on their interests, students choose college-level courses, with a strong focus on cutting-edge research techniques.
    • 2022 Modality: Online and Hybrid
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Storytelling And Persuading Using Data (Online): June 13-July 1
        • Meaningful Maps: An Introduction to GIS (Online): June 27-July 15
        • Epidemiology & Public Health (Hybrid): June 13-July 1
        • Quantum To Cosmos (Hybrid): June 13-July 1
        • Neuroscience Research Methods (Hybrid): June 27-July 15
        • Neuroscience Research Methods (Hybrid): July 5-July 22
        • Using Genomics to Cure Disease, Prevent Extinctions, And Understand Evolution (Hybrid): July 5-July 22
        • Epidemiology: Understanding the Spread of Diseases (Hybrid): July 11-July 29
        • Race, Ethnicity, And Science Identity (Hybrid): July 11-July 29
        • Using Genomics to Cure Disease, Prevent Extinctions, And Understand Evolution (Hybrid): July 11-July 29
    • Online Courses
    • Residential (Hybrid) Courses
    • Program Costs
        • Online: $695
        • Residential (Hybrid): $1,925
        • No Application Fees
    • Application Dates
        • Admissions Are Made on A Rolling Basis
        • Applications Are Reviewed, and Admissions Decisions Are Made Once Per Month
        • Applications Opened 12/8/21 And Will Remain Open Until All Spots Are Filled
        • Students Are Encouraged to Apply as Early as Possible

Program In Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS)

  • The University of Boston’s PROMYS program, which runs for six weeks, brings together about 80 high school students with 25 undergraduate counselors. Students learn about complex mathematical ideas by attending daily lectures on number theory and taking part in an advanced seminar on a particular branch of mathematics..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • July 3-August 13, 2022
        • Reqs: At Least 14 Years Old, Completed 9th Grade, Not Enrolled in College
        • Held On the Campus of Boston University
    • Program Costs
        • $5,500 for the Six-Week Residential Program
        • Financial Aid Available
        • Program Is Free for Domestic Students Whose Families Make Under $60,000 Per Year
        • Financial Aid for International Students Is Considered on A Case-By-Case Basis
        • Students In India Can Apply for A Mehta Fellowship, and Students in China Can Apply for A Yongren Fellowship (Both Cover the Full Cost Of Participation)
    • Application Dates
        • Application Deadline: March 15, 2022
        • Admissions Decisions: Mid-May 2022

Mathily

  • The Mathily program is a residential, intense summer program throughout the school year for children who have a passion for mathematics and who are innovative and eager learners. designed for math-inclined high school students, and will provide both college and graduate-level courses. Discrete mathematics makes up the majority of the curriculum, with additional subjects being chosen in part based on student interests and the course’s overall direction. Each lesson includes both independent and group problem-solving and is completely interactive..
    • 2022 Modality: Location (Online or Onsite) To Be Determined
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Summer 2022, 5 Weeks Including July
        • Exact Dates to Be Determined
    • Program Costs
        • In-Person Fee: $4950 ($990/Week)
        • Online Fee: $2150 ($430/Week)
        • Financial Aid Available Based on Need
        • Full Fee (Minus Any Aid Received) Is Due by June 1, 2022
    • Application Dates
        • Applications Received Before April 26, 2022, Will Receive Full Consideration
        • After April 26, Applications Will Be Reviewed If There Is Space Available

Prove It! Math Academy

  • The curriculum and course materials offered by Math Academy are intended to introduce students to mathematical proof in the context of creative problem-solving. Leading experts in the field teach students, and they receive information about scholarships, competitions, and college admissions to help them advance in mathematics. Are you prepared to put your prior mathematical skills to the test? They bridge the gap between computations and proofs in their curriculum, whereas other programs only emphasize problem-solving..
    • 2022 Modality: The Prove It! Math Academy Summer Program Will Not Be Offered In 2022

Summer Immersion – Columbia University

  • Participants choose a course from among more than 40 selections for a thorough analysis of a particular topic area. Students are instructed by Columbia professors and meet online Monday through Friday to participate in discussions, debates, simulations, and both individual and group assignments. The program also provides extracurricular activities including community service, seminars, and programs for college readiness. Utilize programs that have been expressly created to get ready for the college application process. Receive an evaluation letter and a certification of participation from Columbia University..
    • 2022 Modality: Online
    • Program Dates/Details
    • Session 1: July 5-15, 2022
    • Session 2: July 18-29, 2022
    • Session 3: August 1-5, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • 2 Week Courses (Sessions 1&2): $3,975
        • 1 Week Course (Session 3): $2,810
        • For All Sessions There Is a Nonrefundable $80 Application Fee
        • Individual Applications for Financial Aid Are Not Available
    • Application Dates
      • Early Registration Deadline: February 3, 2022
      • Application Deadline: March 31, 2022
      • Courses Frequently Fill Up Before the Application Deadline, So Students Are Encouraged to Apply as Early as Possible

Awesomemath Summer Program 

  • For gifted middle and high school students from across the world who want to improve their problem-solving abilities and advance their mathematics education, Awesomemath is a rigorous three-week online curriculum. Students are encouraged to choose their own classes and work toward raising their test scores or winning competitions like AMC10/12, AIME, or USA(J)MO.
    • 2022 Modality: Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Session 1: June 6-June 24, 2022
        • Session 2: June 27-July 15, 2022
        • Session 3: July 18-August 5, 2022
    • Course Catalog
    • Program Costs
    • Application Dates
        • No Hard Deadline

Perry Research Scholars Institute – University of Iowa 

  • The PRSI program is open to students in the 9th and 10th grades who are interested in learning about research methods and enhancing their research abilities. Students will visit cutting-edge research facilities, hear from researchers about their work, and engage in discussions about the published research. There will be research from many different fields represented.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • July 10-22, 2022
        • For Students Currently In 9th Or 10th Grade
    • Program Costs
        • Tuition: $2700
        • HOWEVER, Each Student Selected Will Receive a Perry Scholarship Which Covers $1500 Of the Institute’s Costs
        • The Remaining Program Fee Is $1200
        • Limited Financial Aid Funds Are Available
    • Application Dates
        • Application Opens: February 21, 2022
        • Application Closes: March 24, 2022 (11:59pm CST)
        • Acceptance Status Notification: April 1, 2022 (5:00pm CST)

Summer Art Residency – University of Iowa 

  • The Summer Art Residency gives students the chance to immerse themselves in their artistic passion for three weeks on one of the top US art campuses. Demonstrations, workshops, critiques, and studio time with a variety of expressive opportunities make up the program. You will present your works in a final presentation to your classmates, teachers, and the general public at the conclusion of the three-week program..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • July 10-29, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • Total Program Fee: $4,050
        • Financial Aid Is Available
    • Application Dates
        • Preference Will Be Given to Application Materials Submitted Online by March 1, 2022

Summer Writing Residency – University of Iowa 

  • Receiving instruction from experts on one of the top writing campuses in the nation, which also houses the renowned Iowa Writers Workshop. Throughout the course of the program, you will take part in classes, go to lectures, workshops, evening tours, and events, and present your work in a final presentation to your classmates, instructors, and the general public..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Online: July 11-July 29, 2022
        • Onsite: July 10-July 29, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • Online Program Fee: $2,200
        • Onsite Program Fee: $4,050
        • Financial Aid Is Available
    • Application Dates
        • Preference Will Be Given to Application Materials Submitted Online by March 1, 2022

Secondary Student Training Program – University of Iowa 

  • The SSTP is a research-focused course of study for motivated high school students in years 10–11. Under the guidance of eminent professors from a university that places a high priority on research, students will carry out independent studies..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite and Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Online: June 20-July 28, 2022
        • Onsite: June 22-July 29, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • Online Program Fee: $4,500
        • Onsite Program Fee: $7,500
        • Nonrefundable Application Fee Of $95
        • Financial Aid Is Available
    • Application Dates
        • Application Deadline: February 18, 2022, By 11:59pm Central

Canada/USA Mathcamp – Mathematics Foundation of America

  • For gifted high school students in mathematics, Mathcamp is a rigorous 5-week summer program that explores topics at the college and graduate levels. The ability to solve problems creatively will be taught to the students, along with new perspectives on mathematics. Participants in the program will create their own schedules and pick classes according to their interests..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • July 3-August 7, 2022
        • Colby College Campus
    • Program Costs
        • Program Fee Ranges From $0 To $4,500, Depending on Financial Aid
        • Mathcamp Is Free for U.S. And Canadian Families with Household Incomes Under $65,000
        • Need-Based Financial Aid Is Widely Available for Middle-Income Families
        • More On Tuition
    • Application Dates
        • Deadline For Application for Admission: March 10, 2022
        • Deadline For Financial Aid Application: March 10, 2022
        • Admissions And Financial Aid Decisions Announced: April 14, 2022
        • Deadline For Admitted Students to Register: May 15, 2022

Expand Your Mind – Minnesota Institute for Talented Youth – Expand Your Mind

  • For students entering grades 8 through 12, Expand Your Mind offers one class every session, allowing for in-depth study of a chosen subject. To ensure individualized attention, classes have just 16 students, and students can select from more than 30 different course options.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Session A: June 20-July 1, 2022
        • Session B: July 11-22, 2022
        • Macalester College Campus
    • Program Costs
        • Commuter: $825 Per Session
        • Residential: $2,075 Per Session
        • International: $2,595 Per Session
        • Financial Aid Is Available
    • Application Deadlines
        • Applications Available Starting in January 2022
        • April 15: Financial Aid Offers Extended
        • MITY Accepts Applications on A Rolling Basis

Summer Science & Engineering Program – Smith College 

  • The SSEP is intended for outstanding high school students who have a passion for science and engineering. Participants take part in practical research projects with Smith faculty in the engineering, physical, and life sciences. The curriculum is created to give students a better understanding of college-level coursework and to get them ready for next advanced scientific courses..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • July 9-August 6, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • Full Program Fee: $7,298 (Includes $1460 Nonrefundable Deposit)
        • Financial Aid Available for A Limited Number of Students
        • Application Fees: $50, Increases To $100 April 15, 2022
    • Application Dates
        • 2022 Program Application Opens January 10, 2022
        • Priority Application Deadline: March 1, 2022
        • Financial Aid Deadline: March 20, 2022
        • Final Program Payments Due: May 15, 2022

Stanford University Mathematics Camp 

  • Students have a choice between two different academic tracks in the Stanford summer courses, which concentrate on pure mathematics without reference to other sciences. Participants collaborate with Stanford graduate students who act as teaching assistants in addition to working with experts in the field of mathematics, and they attend virtual guest lectures from renowned mathematicians..
    • 2022 Modality: Online
    • Program Dates/Details
        • Session One Dates: June 20-July 8, 2022
        • Session Two Dates: July 18-August 5, 2022
        • Session One Has Two Program Options: 1) Abstract Algebra & Number Theory And 2) Algebraic Topology
        • Session Two Only Offers Program 1) Abstract Algebra & Number Theory
    • Program Costs
        • Tuition: $3,250
        • Some Courses May Require Students to Additional Materials Such as Textbooks or Course Readers (Not to Exceed $100)
        • Financial Aid Is Granted Based on Demonstrated Need
        • $65 Application Fee
    • Application Dates
        • Application Deadline: March 15, 2022
        • Financial Aid Deadline: March 15, 2022
        • Admissions Notification: May 2022

Honors Summer Math Camp: Mathworks  – Texas State University 

  • The Honors Summer Math Camp offers students an opportunity to develop abilities for future degrees in math, science, engineering, and other related subjects. This program is only available on-campus. Students who have finished the first year program and return have the chance to perform unique math research projects that may be submitted to different competitions and journals. The program seeks to strengthen problem-solving and research skills.
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • June 19-July 30, 2022
    • Program Costs
        • Tuition Fee: $4,800
        • Application Dates
        • Application Deadline: April 15, 2022
        • Admissions Are Conducted on A Rolling Basis and The Program Often Fills Up Before the Deadline

The Anson L. Clark Scholars Program – Texas Tech University 

  • A rigorous, seven-week summer study program for 12 exceptionally talented high school juniors and seniors. It is special in that it welcomes applicants with interests in a wide range of academic fields, including STEM, the humanities, and the arts. The research-intensive curriculum offers access to the Health Science Center as well as weekly seminars, group discussions, and field visits..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • June 20-August 3, 2022
        • NOTE: Students Must Be At Least 17 Years of Age by The Program Start Date, And Should Graduate In 2022 Or 2023 (No Exceptions)
    • Research Areas
    • Program Costs
        • No Program Fees
        • Scholars Receive A $500 Meal Card and Room and Board Will Be Provided
        • Upon Completion of a Successful Project Report, The Scholar Will Receive A $750 Tax-Free Stipend
    • Application Dates
        • Application Deadline: February 16, 2022, At 11:59pm (Central Time)

Summer Institute for The Gifted 

  • SIG offers gifted middle school and high school students summer programs in more than 60 multidisciplinary, artistic, and recreational courses. The SIG places a focus on creative thinking across many disciplines and offers sessions all summer long on numerous college campuses..
    • 2022 Modality: Onsite
    • Program Dates/Details
        • SIG At Bryn Mawr College (High School Residential): June 26-July 15
        • SIG At Emory University (Residential): June 19-July 8
        • SIG At UCLA #1 (Residential): June 26-July 15
        • SIG At UCLA #2 (Residential): July 17- August 5
        • SIG At UC Berkeley (Residential): July 3-July 22
        • SIG At University of Miami (Residential): July 10-July 22
        • SIG At University of Michigan #1 (Residential): June 26-July 15
        • SIG At University of Michigan #2 (Residential): July 17-July 29
        • SIG At Yale University (Residential): July 3-July 22
    • Courses
    • Programs
    • Program Costs
        • SIG At Bryn Mawr College (High School Residential): $6,799
        • SIG At Emory University (Residential): $6,499
        • SIG At UCLA #1 (Residential): $6,999
        • SIG At UCLA #2 (Residential): $6,999
        • SIG At UC Berkeley (Residential): $7,399
        • SIG At University of Miami (Residential): $5,799
        • SIG At University of Michigan #1 (Residential): $6,799
        • SIG At University of Michigan #2 (Residential): $5,799
        • SIG At Yale University (Residential): $7,699
        • $100 Application Fee
        • Student Academic Fee $150 Upon Enrollment
    • Application Dates
        • Deadline: March 1, 2022

Wesleyan Summer Gifted Program – West Virginia Wesleyan College 

  • A summer program at Wesleyan University offers courses in math, physics, computer science, creative writing, history, and environmental science to students. The program places a strong emphasis on in-class discussion, utilization of library resources, oral presentations, and written essays with the overriding goal of improving verbal skills. Students receive feedback in the form of in-depth written comments and informal meetings with parents at the conclusion of the program rather than grades..

 

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