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July 5 - August 12, 2016


chemistry class

Explore the possibility of a career in the mathematical and physical sciences. The Girls' Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Summer Program, offered through the NYU Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, gives high school juniors the chance to work on real-world projects alongside researchers.

Program Details

NYU GSTEM is a six-week summer program for high school girls who have high aptitude in STEM subjects. Students will have the opportunity to receive mentoring from STEM professionals, as well as participate in activities such as classes, lectures, and field trips.

Students will live at home and commute to internship sites for 4.5 weeks. They will work on a small project alongside researchers, produce a brief paper about their work, and deliver a short oral presentation to their peers.

Four days of preparatory lectures and workshops will precede the internship. These classes will provide experience in all STEM areas and will help students develop a professional learning community.

Fridays will be a "campus day" when the girls will come together for lectures, workshops, field excursions, and social events. Tutors will support participants and help them adjust to laboratory work, prepare their final talk and paper, and provide other intellectual and emotional supports.

NYU GSTEM is made possible by the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. With Matthew Leingang as Principal investigator.

Calendar of Events

July 5 – 8 Orientation Week:
Lectures, workshops and information sessions on campus to help you prepare for the program.
July 11 – August 9 Internship Weeks:
Internship research four days per week and one campus day each week.
August 10 – 12 Final Symposium:
Program completion with final lectures, papers, and student project presentations.

We are no longer accepting applications for NYU GSTEM 2016.

Official transcripts may be e-mailed to, or mailed to:

Office of University Programs
665 Broadway, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10012


Current high school juniors who believe they would perform well in this rich but rigorous environment are invited to apply.

Tuition for the six-week G-STEM Program is $2,750, which covers all participant costs, including travel, meals, field trips, and program materials.

Scholarship support may be available to qualified applicants. Interested students should indicate on their application their desire to be considered for a scholarship, and if admitted, program staff will provide information about the process.

Housing is not available for NYU GSTEM summer program students.

High School Programs
Information Session

Each info session will last about an hour and address topics such as how to apply, program expectations, course options, activities, housing, tuition and more. 

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