Intensive STEM Academy

Intensive STEM Academy

July 8 – 13, 2018

What is STEM?


Spend your summer alongside the next generation of innovators at Duke University’s Intensive STEM Academy and engage with some of the world’s top researchers.  During this one-week program, you will explore Duke’s state-of-the-art laboratories, learn about trailblazing research, and experience the life of an élite researcher. Students currently in grades 9 – 12 are eligible to apply to this prestigious program. We will begin accepting applications on December 4, 2017.  Enroll in this program and take what may be a powerful first step in a lifelong pursuit of innovation.

Why choose Duke’s Intensive STEM Academy?
  • Explore Duke University’s pioneering research facilities.
  • Learn from world-renowned Duke faculty.
  • Live in a residence hall on Duke’s main campus and enjoy an authentic college experience.
  • Immerse yourself in an unparalleled residential program and make friends from around the world.

For more information, please consult our Participant Guide for Success (updated version coming soon) or contact us at