Summer Science Scholars Academy

The Summer Science Scholars Academy (S³A) is a fee-based three-week program designed for high-achieving secondary school students and/or those in gifted-and-talented programs. This is a non-residential summer experience.


The curriculum focuses on exploring the human body through a series of lectures, organ laboratories and clinical experiences. This program does not offer high school or college credit.

Core Courses
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Research Methods in Health
  • Patient-Centered Medicine
  • Science & Health Careers
  • Clinical Skills
  • Public Health
  • Research in Biomedical Sciences


  • Students entering grade 12 or June 2018 graduates
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.5 (out of a 4.0 scale)
  • New Jersey resident

2018 Program Dates

June 25th - July 13th (Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 4PM)

Application Requirements

Students wishing to apply for the Summer Science Scholars Academy must submit the following:
  • Online application
  • Essay
  • Official high school transcript
  • Letter of recommendation from a high school math/science teacher or guidance counsellor

Applications will become available on November 1, 2017

Application Deadline EXTENDED: January 31, 2018

→ Apply to S3A

Please note that the online application must be completed by this date. By e-mail only, kindly provide in PDF format your transcript and letter of recommendation, written within 18 months. In the subject line, please indicate the student's name and email to:

Notification of acceptance status will be emailed after March 1st.


  • Tuition: $2,500 per student (Scholarships are not available at this time.)
  • Commuter Parking available
  • Housing is not available
Physical address of program:

675 Hoes Lane West
Piscataway, NJ 08854