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Summer Research Program - 2020

June 29  –  August 7

High school applications are closed and now in review. Please be patient as the continuously changing conditions have slowed down our review process.

    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: $2500

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