Tuition & Scholarships


CATALYST Academy tuition – $1,450.00*

  • 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 2024) 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 2023 CATALYST Academy.

​*Tuition is subject to change


  • 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, 2023.
  • 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 2023 via email.