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2016 Honors Institute for Middle School Students

July 16 (arrival) to August 5 (departure)

Have fun and enjoy personal enrichment classes with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Honors Institute for Middle School Students.  Students currently in grades 6 - 8 are eligible to apply.  You can register online beginning on December 1, 2015.

Designed for students from around the world who wish to excel academically and accelerate their learning over the summer, the Honors Institute for Middle School Students is a 3-week, non-credit-bearing program.  This international and elite program challenges young students to explore advanced topics in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) within a supportive academic and residential environment. 

Why choose Duke for your summer academic experience?

  • Experience authentic college residential life by living in an undergraduate residence hall on Duke University’s world-renowned campus.
  • Accelerate your learning in STEM-based courses, make connections with students from around the world, and get ahead of your classmates back home!
  • Immerse yourself over three weeks in rich and varied residential experiences – go on exciting weekend excursions, attend a baseball game, participate in music and dance events, explore American shopping, and much more!

For more information please contact us at or email Dr. Nicki Charles at .

Admissions for the 2016 Summer Programs is now closed.