Program Dates: July 17 – 23, 2022
The deadline to apply was March 15. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2022 program.
CATALYST Academy is a one-week program for rising high school juniors and seniors from underrepresented backgrounds who desire to learn about engineering and careers within an interactive milieu. This summer connect with Cornell University and find out for yourself at the CATALYST Academy! Find out more about the program!
- About CATALYST: eligibility, tuition, and scholarship information
- Schedule: sample Academy schedule
- Application Requirements: includes links to the online application
- Application Preview
- FAQs: regarding the application process and the Academy or travel
- Research project: learn more about the lead faculty and this summer’s project
Recent programs were held online. We hope to hold the 2022 program in-person. All decisions will be in compliance with Cornell University guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Find out more here: Cornell COVID-19 response website.
We thank the following Cornell Alumni donors for their generous support of the CATALYST Academy.
Han-Yang Lo ’98
Elaine Tam ’98
Harvey Willensky ’71 and Margie Willensky
Robert L. Ryan ’68