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Youth in Biomedical Engineering

Program Description

Over two weeks of the summer camp, students enrolled in this program will be able to virtually meet Biomedical engineering professionals and professors from schools across the U.S. and learn from their experiences and expertise.


Participants will be able to:

  •  interact with other like-minded peers who are driven to learn

  •  gain career insights and new knowledge through lectures and projects

  •  learn about the application of engineering techniques to biology

Who Should Apply?

Students are welcome to apply if they meet the following criteria:

  • Have an interest in learning from leaders in the Biomedical field

  • By the program start date, the applicant is age 13-18. Or 9th-12th grade

  • Understand that the program will run according to EST

  • Lower income students are highly encouraged to apply

* The Youth in Biomedical Engineering Program does not discriminate based on age, race, gender, or religion. As long as all requirements are met, the applicant will be considered.

Program Cost

This program is free of cost to all high school students. We are a nonprofit receiving funding through our sponsors and donations.

Important Dates
  • Application Opens: March 27, 2023 12:00 AM (CST)

  • Application Closes:  has been extended to June 5, 2023 11:59 PM (CST)

  • Decisions Released: has been changed to June 10, 2023

  • Program in Session: July 10-21, 2023

Application Details

For the 2023 Youth in Biomedical Engineering Program, applicants should expect to provide the following:

  • An online application accessed and sent through this website

  • A detailed response to a short essay question

  • Description of up to 5 extracurricular activities done outside of school

Admission decisions to the program will be emailed through the email used when applying. All students should expect to receive a decision by June 1st 2023. Students under 18 will be required to have a parent or guardian fill out an online permission form in order to participate. Basic information such as school, name, and grade will also be asked on the application.

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