The Accelerated Learning Academy (ALA) is now Online!

These are difficult times, and we continue to face many challenges as a global community. As an Institute, we are deeply committed to building our collective future and to continuing our important work developing a cadre of brilliant minds whose aim is to solve the greatest challenges facing this society. 

Although the Accelerated Learning Academy (for 8th & 9th graders and the Accelerated Learning Academy (for 10th & 11th graders) cannot physically occur at Princeton University, we are hosting the program online, via a web conferencing platform to provide a unique STEM learning opportunity, which includes interactive group activities, discussions and real world applications taught by world-class scientists.  

Visit our Accelerated Learning Academy pages to apply today!

Feel free to email to us at or give us a call (609-955-0666) if you have any questions.

About the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute

Housed on the campus of Princeton University, the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute is an intensive academic and leadership program for high-achieving middle and high school students. Through academic rigor, collaborative learning, collective problem solving, and individual attention and support, we prepare students for college and career readiness.


of Du Bois Scholars graduate from high school


of Du Bois Scholars attend 4-year universities/ colleges


Average GPA of local Du Bois Scholars

This program made me realize who I really am, and who I aspire to be.

Fellows Academy Pre-Scholar

If you want to become a good student, a critical thinker, and a great person, this is the place to be.

Junior Achievers Academy Pre-Scholar

This experience has been the best 5 weeks of my life.

Engineering Academy Scholar

It’s a great experience you can’t get anywhere else.

Fellows Academy Pre-Scholar

This experience has made me feel more confident about who I am as a person.

Management & Business Academy Scholar