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UMass Summer Programs Funding and Scholarships

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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
High School Students

UMass Amherst Summer Programs invites motivated high school students to participate in academic and research-based STEM programs for the summer 2018! We welcome nominations from teachers and questions from students.

UMass Amherst Summer Pre-College is a residential program designed to help students gain academic knowledge and skills and experience what life is like on a university campus. Each course intensive includes college credits. College prep workshops are offered in addition to the academic experience. Weekend and evening activities include movies, campus events, trips to surrounding area cultural activities, visits to Amherst, and optional trips to Six Flags New England or Boston.

The following summer programs offer one full, need-based scholarship each:

•Plant Biology: Researching Plant DNA for Tomorrow’s Cures

•Summer Engineering Institute.

Summer Transportation Institute Scholarships:

STI is fully grant-funded. Selected applicants will have their program fees covered in full by the grant. To request an STI application fee waiver, please email

Limited Partial Scholarships are also available.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Environmental Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Plant Sciences
STEM Fields

Animal Science
Brain Science
Cellular & Molecular Imaging
Cognitive Psychology
Environmental Biology
Hydrologic Science
Molecular Genetics
Plant Biology
Sustainable Water Use

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