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Summer Research Program - 2020

June 29  –  August 7

Deadline for Application: February 24th 2020

Supporting materials (i.e. letters of recommendation and transcripts) must also be post-marked by Feb. 24th at the latest. 

    Requirements for Summer 2020 applicants: 

  • All students must be, at least 16 years old on, or before July 4, 2020, no exceptions.

  • Have an unweighted GPA of 95/100 (3.8/4.0)
  • Must have, at least 3 of the following subjects:
  • English (Honors or AP a plus)
  • Chemistry (Honors or AP a plus)
  • Mathematics or Calculus (Honors or AP a plus)
  • Physics (Honors or AP a plus)
  • Biology (optional) (Honors or AP a plus)
  • Standardized test scores (SAT or Regents) must be 60% or above.
    • Students who show evidence of leadership, special talents or interests, and other personal qualities through extracurricular activities, volunteer work, and other non-academic pursuits will receive special consideration.

     Along with the application form you MUST send (or have submitted):

  • Transcript of grades (typically sent by your school)
  • Three letters of recommendation, with one being from your Science Coordinator/Teacher. Please use the Teacher Recommendation Letter Coversheet.
    • Recommendation letter and coversheet must be included with the application in sealed envelopes.
  • Non-Refundable $50 Registration fee. Please make check payable to "Stony Brook University"


Laboratory usage fee: $2700
    Includes PPE (P
ersonal Protective Equipment)  kit

Housing and meal plan programs are available at applicant's expense. Please refer to the Stony Brook Campus Residences webpage on Youth Conference Housing for details: Campus Residences information

High School Students Application form