Program Name Deadline Program Length and Costs Description

Unpaid Internships at Stanford University Students must be at least 16 years old to hold an internship within a research lab. Please go to this link to understand the process for finding an internship at Stanford University.

Rolling Admissions

Dates: June-July, 2019

Cost: Varies depending on program

Eligibility: Age requirements depends on tyhe program you select. Starts from age 12

For students ages 12-18 with interest in Flight, STEM, Engineering, Robotics, Safety, Security, and Intelligence, Space, Academics, and Athletics

Rolling Admissions

Dates: June - July 2019

Cost: 6 Week: $4,100; 2 Week: $1,850

Eligibility: BSE is open to all current (freshman through senior) or incoming (current eighth graders) high school students.

Students learn what it’s like to complete a real engineering project before attending college. Projects, tools, and equipment are similar to those used by universities and engineering companies. All projects involve the complete design cycle, with all the challenges, pitfalls, and rewards. Students can use program to prepare for technical clubs in high school/college.

Rolling Admissions until they reach 14 participants

Dates: July 14- July 19, 2019

Cost: $1300

Eligibility: High School Students ages 15-18 who are interested in computer, electrical, and software engineering

Microprocessors have revolutionized every aspect of aerospace technology. Our Arduino pre-college program allows students to take an inside look in the Computer, Electrical, and Software Engineering industries. This hands-on experience provides students the ability to learn about software, hardware, and applying the Arduino. Each student will be tasked with programming an Arduino Microcontroller, and testing applications such as sensing temperature and pressure, and controlling motors.

Priority deadline is Feb. 15th, 2019 after this date, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Dates: 1-2 Week Programs Available in July, 2019

Costs: Click Here

All of our programs are carefully designed by our faculty to be creative, project-driven, hands-on immersions that give you not just real college experience, but real world experience too. By night you’ll live in the dorms, by day you’ll visit major corporations, work on a tangible project and learn alongside experts. You can choose to participate in more than one program during the summer, as long as the program dates don’t overlap.

Rolling Admissions, Limited space available

Dates: 3 Week Program from July - August, 2019

Costs: Students admitted will not be charged for tuition, housing, or dining fees


  • At least 16 years old
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Rising high school senior or junior (limited number accepted)
  • Demonstrated interest in STEM-related disciplines

The Summer Academy for Math and Science (SAMS) is a six-week residential summer program at Carnegie Mellon University for minoritized student groups interested in pursuing STEM-related undergraduate majors. The program offers two distinct cohorts for rising seniors and a smaller cohort for rising juniors. Admitted students engage in a rigorous curriculum taught by our world renowned faculty and staff who are deeply committed to student success.


Dates: TBA


The School of Engineering at Santa Clara University is pleased to announce its 28th annual Summer Engineering Seminar (SES) program. This special summer experience is for current high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in exploring the field of engineering. The program is designed to acquaint participants with the engineering profession, the academic expectations of college, and the nature of life at a university.

April 1, 2019

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NASA Internships are competitive awards to support educational opportunities that provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, as well as educators. These opportunities serve students by integrating interns with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related tasks, while contributing to the operation of a NASA facility or the advancement of NASA's missions.

Early Deadline: Postmarked by March 20, 2019

Regular Deadline: Postmarked by April 10, 2019

Dates: June 19- July 26, 2019

Cost: $355 per unit (75% off the regular tuition rate) plus the cost of their books.

Eligibility: Highly motivated students in grades 9-11

Each year select, highly-motivated high school students (currently enrolled in the 9th, 10th, or 11th grades) explore the world of higher education in a five-week intensive program that includes university courses, advising, and meetings with key people on campus. In addition to college credit, students leave with a hands-on experience of college life. Please note: students are required to attend every class meeting. Travel and other summer programs should not occur during the dates of the Young Scholars Program.

May 18, 2019

Dates: Session I: July 7 – 13

Session II: July 14 – 20

Cost: $2,239

Eligibility: 16-18 years old

Learn about aerospace, biochemical, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, forensic, industrial, material science, mechanical and systems engineering through an integrated program of lectures, demonstrations, hands-on projects, tours, and field trips

May 31, 2019 and Rolling Admissions

Dates: July-August, 2019

Costs: $2,950


  • Be a current high school freshman, sophomore, or junior during the 2018–2019 academic year
  • Show evidence of good academic standing, with at least a 2.0 GPA
  • Have no history of suspension from high school

The Introduction to Data Science Academy offers an inside look at the professional world of data science through the eyes of experts in the field. Through a combination of coding exercises, presentations from data science experts, and class discussions, you’ll be introduced to contemporary data science resources and best practices. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the processes of data collection and analysis, gain hands-on practice with statistical analysis and coding languages, and learn about the main elements of programming in R. By the end of the program, you’ll understand key concepts like how to wrangle data, how to visualize data, how to present your conclusions, and how to arrive at those conclusions.

Rolling Admissions

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Dates - June - August, 2019

Cost: $6,250


  • Age: Be at least 15 years old by February 6, 2019 (application deadline).
  • English Fluency: Be able to participate in a rigorous academic curriculum conducted in English.
  • Grade Level: Be a current high school sophomore or junior (or international equivalent).
  • Graduation Date: Be graduating in May/June 2020 or 2021 from the Northern Hemisphere, or in Nov./Dec. 2019 or 2020 from the Southern Hemisphere.

Yale Young Global Scholars emphasizes an open, exploratory, and collaborative approach to learning. Our program is designed to allow students to experience learning in a variety of different university contexts, from large lectures to small seminars, and even the spontaneous learning that happens in dining halls and around campus.

February 1st, 2019 at 5:00 PM (PST) - continues unsupported until 11:59pm

Dates: July 7- August 3, 2019

Cost: $3,972

Eligibility: A typical COSMOS student has a GPA of 3.5 or above. Students must have achieved academic excellence.

  • Grades, especially in math and science courses
  • Math/science teacher recommendations
  • Response to one personal essay question

COSMOS COSMOS is an intensive four-week summer residential program for students who have demonstrated an aptitude for academic and professional careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Talented and motivated students completing grades 8-12 have the opportunity to work with renowned faculty, researchers and scientists in state-of-the-art facilities, while exploring advanced STEM topics far beyond the courses usually offered in California high schools. Through challenging curricula that are both hands-on and lab intensive, COSMOS fosters its students’ interests, skills, and awareness of educational and career options in STEM fields.