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Full Scholarships for High School Summer Research Programs

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Academic Level:
K-8 Students
High School Students

We at the Boston Leadership Institute offer need-based, full scholarships to a limited number of highly qualified teenagers who wish to participate in the three-week STEM research programs that are offered in STEM Entrepreneurship, Applied Physics Research, Biomedical Research: Contagious Disease, Biomedical Research: Genetics and Clinical Trials, Biomedical and Surgical Research, Biological Research, Forensic Pathology, Space Biology, Drug Discovery, Engineering Research, Marine Biology Research, Chemistry Research, Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Research, and Neuroscience Research.

These programs are led by top teachers from leading high schools with experience teaching high-achieving students. Many teachers have won major teaching awards and hold advanced degrees from top schools. Students excelling in honors or advanced STEM classes are encouraged to apply. Programs provide students with the opportunity to develop high-level research skills and subject matter expertise (without the pressure of tests and grades) as well as strengthening credentials valuable for college admissions interviews and essays. Our three week programs are held at our Longwood Medical Area, Boston Campus, Dana Hall, Wellesley Campus and Gann Academy, Waltham campus. Day and residential options are available.

For teens wanting one-week science programs, consider: Forensics, Intro to Surgery, Contagion, Intro to Bio Tech., Anatomy, and Marine Biology. These programs feature top teachers. Students take fun, behind-the-scenes field trips. They participate in interesting activities and tours geared toward teens at Boston attractions. These adventures are combined with stimulating classroom enrichment and laboratory activities. Our 1 week programs are held at our Longwood Medical Area, Boston Campus, Dana Hall, Wellesley Campus and Gann Academy, Waltham campus. Day and residential options are available.

Women and Under-represented minority students have been able to attend our programs through the generous support of our partner organizations including: MindsMatter Chicago, QuestBridge and, RDC.

Application Deadline: 5/15/2017
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Boston Leadership Institute (Lead)

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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biomedical Engineering
Computer Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Medical Sciences

Forensic Science
Infectious Disease
Medical Biology
Medical Laboratory Research
Medicinal Chemistry
STEM Education
Synthetic Biology

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