Applying to Summer Science Program

The application for 2024 is closed. 

Applying to the Summer Science Program is free. Before you begin, read through the pages under the Explore tab on the website. Check that you meet the prerequisites, and decide whether you would rather do research in Astrophysics, Biochemistry, or Genomics. You may only apply to one.

2024 Application Deadline

February 16, 2024

Deadline for all applicants to Summer Science Program. 

**Note that in prior years, there have been different deadlines for U.S. and international students. This is no longer the case for 2024. 

All parts of the application can be completed online, but if necessary to send materials, the deadline for receipt (not postmark) of all required application parts, is by 11:59 pm Pacific time on February 16. Materials may be emailed to admissions@ssp.org or mailed to: SSP Admissions 11010 Lake Grove Blvd, Ste 100418 Morrisville, NC 27560 Admissions decisions are made in mid-April for all applicants. Decisions will be emailed and posted on the status page of your application. All applicants who are admitted will have the opportunity to apply for financial aid before enrolling. Instructions for the financial aid application will be sent with the admissions decisions.