Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes


program overview

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes (formerly the EPGY Summer Institutes) provide high school students with a unique residential academic experience where students who share talents and interests live and learn together on the Stanford campus.  The Summer Institutes invite students from around the world to discover, study, and explore in small classes with instructors who are passionate about teaching and experts in their fields. The program emphasizes building skills along with acquiring knowledge, and is designed to create environments that foster creativity and collaboration where students learn from each other as well as from their instructors.



  • Please email your Stanford ID to Summer Programs Team after completing the preliminary application. If you do not do this, Stanford will not be able to flag you as a Minds Matter student in the system. 
  • Letters of Recommendation must be submitted by January 18th, 2017 at the latest.

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Specialization(s): General, Business, STEM

Selectivity: Selective

Location: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Duration: 3 weeks; 2 sessions to choose from

Financial Aid: If you are accepted through Minds Matter, this program will be within budget

Fee Waiver: TBA