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**Update: Letters regarding the 2015 STEM Program admission decisions were mailed out on 5/7/2015 to all students who completed and submitted their applications by the deadline.

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Jumpstart your future in science and engineering at MIT with the middle school STEM Program!   
If you meet the following criteria, you can apply!

  • I am a Boston, Cambridge, or Lawrence public school student
  • I am currently in the 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th grade
  • I am a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • I love science and math!          
Extended Application Deadline: March 24, 2015

Summer 2015:
For five weeks, you will explore hands on activities in math, science and engineering.  With MIT undergraduate instructors, you will challenge yourself with rigorous STEM courses in Robotics, Chemistry, Pre-calculus, Physics or a host of other classes. You will also learn a new sport and meet other bright and talented young people!

  • Orientation – June 24, 2015
  • STEM Program – July 1, 2015** -July 31, 2015  
  • Final Ceremony – August 1, 2015
**Due to the number of snow days that the Boston, Cambridge, and Lawrence schools have had this winter, we have moved the program start date to July 1st in order for the participating students to finish the school year.

Academic Year 2015-2016:
The learning does not end with the summer!  For students who have completed the Summer Institute, the STEM Program offers one-on-one mentoring during the school year to assist with ensuring your continued academic success.

  • Mentoring: October 2015 - May 2016: 1 Saturday each month

It’s Free!
Program costs, including breakfast and lunch, are generously covered by our funders. Bus transportation is provided for Boston and Lawrence residents from select locations throughout the city.