Program Length: 6 weeks

Location: located in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Iowa, or Wisconsin

Admissions Requirement: 
• Current 9th-11th graders (rising 10th-12th), located in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Iowa, or Wisconsin, are invited to apply

Admissions Deadline: Early April

Highlight: If you are passionate about science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or medicine, listen closely because the High School STEM Research Program provided by the University of Illinois might be ideal for you. This STEM research program gives high school students the opportunity to choose a project that aligns with their interests and work alongside esteemed faculty members and researchers in various fields. Whether it is biology, cancer immunology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, or medicine, participants of this STEM research program will gain a deep understanding of their interests and a solid foundation to pursue their future careers. Students also have the chance to attend weekly seminars, workshops, and guest lectures delivered by renowned experts. Prepare to spend 30-35 hours per week doing cutting-edge research and professional development. However, have no fear because, along the way, you will be supported by faculty members and innovative peers in a vibrant academic community. This STEM research program also emphasizes teamwork as students work in small groups, collaborating with peers who share similar interests. By the end of the program, you will be able to showcase your research with a research poster and symposium.
This STEM research program is for residents of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Iowa, or Wisconsin and will be hosted at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus. The program is completely free of cost and some transportation expenses, meals, and a monetary award are provided. Sounds too incredible right? So, make sure you don’t miss out on this STEM research program and your chance to develop your inner scientist and engineer today!

Cost: free!

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