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**STEM 2016 applications will open in mid-January

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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  6th, 7th, or 8th grade
  • I am a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • I love science and math and have a strong academic record  

Summer 2016:
For four 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!

Check back soon for 2016 dates!

2015 Dates:
  • Orientation – June 24, 2015
  • STEM Program – July 1, 2015** -July 31, 2015  
  • Final Ceremony – August 1, 2015
Academic Year 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 fall semester to support continued academic success.

  • Mentoring: October 2016 - December 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.