Program Details

*You can find details about the Summer Institute application on our admissions page.
The Biomedical Optics Summer Institute runs from June to August 2019. We require that students attend all 10 weeks of the program.
The program provides all summer program participants with housing in a campus dorm. Subject to the award of an NSF grant, participants may receive a stipend of $5000 and travel reimbursement. Final details regarding availability of funding will be confirmed by April 2019.
Applicants must be junior or senior undergraduates in September 2019. Applicants must be United States citizens or have permanent residence status - no exceptions.
Features of the program include:
  • Ten weeks long
  • Located in Cambridge and Boston
  • Academic and career guidance
  • Access to campus facilities
  • Peer networks for group learning
  • On-campus dormitory housing
  • Summer stipend (subject to NSF Grant award)
  • Travel allowance (subject to NSF Grant award)