Cancer, neuroscience and immunology are fascinating topics. Get a feel for college living and college curriculum in a low-stress, safe environment. Sharpen your academic skills and learn to think using the scientific method. Gain valuable job experience. Get a jump on your future college peers.
Mature middle/high school students ages 11-18 (depending on the workshop). High school biology recommended but not required. Exceptions can be made for students who are constrained by certain circumstances, or for students with exceptional backgrounds. There are a limited number of teaching assistant positions available to students aged 18+.
Yes, of course. The tuition is the same, just make sure that your travel and visa arrangements are taken care of well before the start of the class.
Upon acceptance and payment of the deposit, a list of items to bring will be sent out.
An application and good academic standing are required. One letter of recommendation is required for in-person workshops, but not online workshops. Notifications of acceptance are sent out on a rolling basis. Tuition is due within one month of acceptance.
Online workshops: Full refunds will be given for refund requests submitted at least 7 days prior to the start of the workshop. For cancellation requests made within one week or less of the workshop start date, no refund will be given except for medical reasons, which must be documented in writing by a physician. In [...]
Upon acceptance, book your ticket as soon as possible. Transportation to/from the airport will be provided (with restrictions).
Normally there are scholarships available on a competitive basis for students from lower income households, but this program will likely be suspended during 2021 due to the pandemic. Please inquire.
Students will be housed in undergraduate housing for university students. In general, the students will have a roommate, and shared bathrooms and common areas.
Adult workshop staff will be nearby at all times, the living accommodations are controlled-access and the university campuses are regularly patrolled by campus police. The health and safety of the attendees is our first priority.