SMASH Academy

BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH STEM PROFESSIONALS AS YOU LAUNCH YOUR FUTURE

Get ready for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math career of your dreams.

Dates

July 9th to July 29th, 2022

Overview

SMASH Academy, our flagship program, is a FREE, 3 year, intensive STEM-focused college prep program that empowers students to deepen their talents and pursue STEM careers. Each summer, scholars are immersed in tuition-free studies in partnership with leading universities throughout the country. During the academic year, scholars participate in monthly programming.

During the program, scholars build relationships with facilitators and STEM professionals that reflect their same demographics. Because of their common background, students connect more deeply with gain true mentorship from these STEM professionals. As they go through the program, scholars not only develop their skills and network – they also further develop their voice and build the confidence to become who they want to be.

Sponsors

SMASH

How SMASH Academy works

Beginning the summer after their 9th grade year of high school, scholars gain access to the following:

– 3 summers of programming
– Monthly programming during the academic year
– Computer Science, STEM Workshop, College Success, and Electives courses
– Networking events with STEM professionals
– Post Academy support by way of our Alumni programming (college support, work readiness training, paid internships)
– A robust community of peers and support that will last a lifetime

Eligibility
  • Current 9th grader( Rising Sophomore)
  • First semester 9th grade GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Have strong mathematics skills appropriate for your grade level, as
    determined by your state standardized math test scores.
  • Attend a public high school or private high school via scholarship
  • Reside in the United States within 50 miles of Morehouse College as
    determined by your zip code
  • Applicants to SMASH Morehouse College must identify as male
Housing

Residential 

Curriculum

STEM Workshop, Design Thinking, Computer Science, Social Justice, SAT Prep, College Success, and more. Students receive a laptop to use during the summer academy.

Cost

Free

Deadline

March 1st, 2022 (https://www.smash.org/programs/smash-academy/) 

Contact

Tariq Draine
tariq.draine@smash.org  

(404) 219-0362