Summer Program Information

BWSI Summer Program Additional Information2021 Program Cover!

We starting our planning for our 2021 program and are currently planning on an expanded virtual program in 2021 -we WILL be here- so stay tuned and check back again!

For Virtual BWSI courses:

For Students: Application for the virtual BWSI Summer Program is separate from the online course application. The selection criteria for the Summer Program include, but are not limited to,

  1. Demonstrated technical ability (determined through recommendation by school official and other supporting information, such as test scores, completed coursework, and grades collected in the application).
  2. Demonstrated commitment to extracurricular learning via participation and completion of the online course (participation/progress are tracked by the instructors).

Students must make significant progress in the online course by Summer Program application to ensure that they are ready and well prepared for participation in the BWSI programs.

Cost of Program:  The program itself is free, teams may to have provide their own materials to fully participate in courses.  BWSI will provide materials as much as possible.

For parents, teachers, and mentors:

Acceptance to the Summer Institute is a multistep process.  See BWSI Application process

Our program is open to US citizens, permanent residents, and international students currently attending a high school in US.  We can also accept US-citizens and US-permanent residents attending a high school in foreign country.  For these types of students we will work with their parents as the POCs. 

 

 

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For In-Person program see info below, we have not committed to an in-person program in 2021, your safety is most important.

For Students: Application for the BWSI Summer Program is separate from the online course application. The Summer Program application will be available ______, with decisions expected in _____. The selection criteria for the Summer Program include, but are not limited to,

  1. Demonstrated technical ability (determined through recommendation by school official and other supporting information, such as test scores, completed coursework, and grades collected in the application).
  2. Demonstrated commitment to extracurricular learning via participation and completion of the online course (participation/progress are tracked by the instructors).

Students must make significant progress in the online course by Summer Program application to ensure that they are ready and well prepared for participation in the BWSI programs. Students may participate in one or more of the online courses to determine which they are interested in, but note that the online courses are time-intensive, and we suggest down selecting to a single course as early as possible.

Cost of Program:  The program itself is free but for out-of-state students who require lodging arrangement there is a fee ($5,000 for 4 weeks).  This fee is waived fully or partially based on their family income

  • Fully waived ($0 cost) if annual income is less than $90,000,
  • $4,000 waived ($1000 cost) if income is less than $100,000
  • $3,000 waived ($2,000 cost) if income is less than $110,000
  • $2,000 waived ($3,000 cost) if income is less than $120,000
  • $1,000 waived ($4,000 cost) if income is less than $130,000
  • There is no waiver if income is more than $130,000. 

All students are responsible for their travel arrangements to/from BWSI.


For parents, teachers, and mentors:

Acceptance to the Summer Institute is a multistep process.  See BWSI Application process

Our program is open to US citizens, permanent residents, and international students currently attending a high school in US.  We can also accept US-citizens and US-permanent residents attending a high school in foreign country.  For these types of students we will work with their parents as the POCs.