- GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, with strong performance in math and science courses;
- Be a high school rising junior or senior;
- Be on an academic trajectory that will include the following courses prior to graduation: calculus, physics and/or chemistry, and at least one additional related, advanced science and/or math course.
CATALYST Academy tuition – $1,850.00 (tuition is subject to change)
- Includes room, board/meals, and research supplies
- Payable after notification of acceptance/admission
We strive to make the program accessible to our participants. We encourage applicants who are concerned about affordability to apply for a scholarship.
Additionally, rising seniors (class of 2025) who are African/Black American, Latino, Native American/Alaska Native, or Pacific Islander and/or first-generation college students meeting the requirements below will automatically be considered for a tuition waiver for the 2024 CATALYST Academy.
- Scholarships for tuition and/or travel are available based upon demonstrated need.
- To be considered for scholarship, submit the Financial Assistance Form in conjunction with the CATALYST Academy Application and supporting documents by March 1, 2024.
- If you are admitted to CURIE Academy as well, and you submit the financial assistance form, you will receive a separate scholarship award notification.
- All participants are required to pay a $75 non-refundable deposit.
We anticipate admission decisions to be released by early April 2024 via email.