Summer Science Scholars Academy

The Summer Science Scholars Academy (S³A) is a fee-based three-week program designed for high-achieving secondary school students and/or those in gifted-and-talented programs. This is a non-residential summer experience. 

The curriculum focuses on exploring the human body through a series of lectures, organ laboratories and clinical experiences.  This program does not offer high school or college credit.

Core Courses Seminars
Anatomy Science & Health Careers
Physiology Clinical Skills
Research Methods in Health Public Health
Patient-Centered Medicine Research in Biomedical Sciences



  • students entering grade 12 or June 2017 graduates
  • minimum grade point average of 3.5 (out of a 4.0 scale)
  • New Jersey resident


2017 Program Dates: June 26th - July 14th (Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 4PM)

Application Requirements

Students wishing to apply for the Summer Science Scholars Academy must submit the following:

  • online application
  • essay
  • official high school transcript
  • letter of recommendation from a high school math/science teacher or guidance counsellor

Application Deadline: March 1st

Click here to apply to S3A


* Please note that the online application must be completed by this date. Supporting documents must be either postmarked, faxed or e-mailed by the deadline. We accept late submissions but we cannot guarantee that such applications will be reviewed.


Kindly mail, fax or e-mail your transcript and letter of recommendation to:

Office of Special Academic Programs
675 Hoes Lane West, Room TC-113
Piscataway, NJ 08854
(732) 235-3972 [fax]

Notification of acceptance status will be emailed after April 15th.


Tuition: $2,250 per student†

Commuter Parking available.

Housing is not available.

† Scholarships are not available at this time.

Physical address of program: 


675 Hoes Lane West
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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