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MIT STEM Summer Institute Applications Available

 2013 MIT STEM Summer Institute

Start exploring the world-changing discoveries of math, science and engineering with the MIT STEM Program! For five weeks during the summer, promising students from Boston, Cambridge and Lawrence public schools who are entering the 6th, 7th, 8th or 9th grades will come together on MIT’s campus to explore math, science and engineering. Rigorous college-preparatory courses taught by MIT undergraduates combine exciting lectures, hands on projects and unique experiments help prepare students for academic success. Students also have the opportunity to learn a new racquet sport, explore labs and resources at MIT and meet other bright and talented students from local communities.

The learning doesn’t end with the summer! The STEM Program offers students one-on-one mentoring during the school year as well as workshops for parents to support their students’ academic achievement.

Who’s eligible:

We look for talented students who, have a strong academic background and a strong desire to learn. We are very selective; just 22-25 students will be admitted per grade level. We have strict eligibility guidelines and applicants must be:

1. Currently in 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th grade at the time of application
2. Must attend public school in Boston, Cambridge, or Lawrence
3. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

When:

The 2013 STEM Summer Institute will be held July 8th thru August 9th with orientation on Wednesday July 3rd and Final Ceremony on Saturday August 10th. Sessions will be held on MIT’s campus in Cambridge, MA, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. All dates are MANDATORY.

Cost:
The program is offered free of charge to those students who are accepted and includes breakfast and lunch and bus transportation from select locations in Lawrence and Boston.

Curriculum:
Level I: Algebra and Biology
Level II: Chemistry and Physics
Level III: Probability and Statistics & Vector Mechanics
Level IV: Robotics and Pre-calculus

Apply here

If you have any questions you can e-mail the office at stem@mit.edu or call 617-253-8051 Monday, 10:00 am and 12:00 pm and Wednesday between 3:00 and 5:00.

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