2022 Online Summer Program: Pre-Scholars

Due to COVID-19, the 2022 summer program will be an ONLINE experience. Pre-Scholars are rising 8th and rising 9th graders. The total tuition cost for each online course is $350 per student per course. Scholarships are not available for these online courses.



2022 Online Summer Program: Scholars

Due to COVID-19, the 2022 summer program will be an ONLINE experience. Scholars are rising 10th - rising 12th graders. The total tuition cost for each online course is $350 per student per course. Scholarships are not available for these online courses.



The Career Development Academy: (for 7th & 8th grade Trenton Youth)

The 2022 Career Development Academy (CDA), is an online program. Program participation is covered by a philanthropic grant, so there is no charge to rising 8th-rising 9th grade (current 7th-8th grade) youth who live in Trenton, NJ youth.



For the Accelerated Learning Academy (for 8th & 9th graders)

Due to COVID-19, the 2021-2022 Accelerated Learning Academy will be an ONLINE PROGRAM. The Accelerated Learning Academy provides online STEM instruction, ongoing academic and college preparation, mentoring and interaction with world-class scientists throughout the school year for only $500.**  Applicant profiles will be reviewed on a rolling basis upon receipt of application & supporting materials; therefore, prompt submission of materials is highly recommended. Students will be informed of acceptance into the program by Friday, February 11, 2022. If applicable, the materials list will also be shared with families for personal purchasing and future reimbursement according to the materials policy. Families and students must inform us of their desired attendance by Tuesday, February 15, 2022. Program payment must be completed by March 1, 2022.

Materials Policy 

For ALA STEM Tracks that require students to have physical materials while participating in the online workshops at home, participants and guardians will be emailed a materials list and accompanying policy in advance - complete with website links for personal purchasing of each item. The total cost of materials aims not to exceed $25 per weekend workshop. Upon electronic submission of receipts, the Institute will reimburse families via Visa electronic gift card. 



For the Accelerated Learning Academy (for 10th & 11th graders)

Due to COVID-19, the 2021-2022 Accelerated Learning Academy will be an ONLINE PROGRAM. The Accelerated Learning Academy provides online STEM instruction, ongoing academic and college preparation, mentoring and interaction with world-class scientists throughout the school year for only $500.** Applicant profiles will be reviewed on a rolling basis upon receipt of application & supporting materials; therefore, prompt submission of materials is highly recommended. Students will be informed of acceptance into the program by Friday, December 17, 2021. If applicable, the materials list will also be shared with families for personal purchasing and future reimbursement according to the materials policy. Families and students must inform us of their desired attendance by Monday, December 20, 2021. Program payment must be completed online by Sunday, January 2, 2022.

Materials Policy 

For ALA STEM Tracks that require students to have physical materials while participating in the online workshops at home, participants and guardians will be emailed a materials list and accompanying policy in advance - complete with website links for personal purchasing of each item. The total cost of materials aims not to exceed $25 per weekend workshop. Upon electronic submission of receipts, the Institute will reimburse families via Visa electronic gift card. 



* Payments are non-refundable and subject to change each year.
**Please note that payments cover all three weekend sessions, are non-refundable and subject to change each year. Online payment includes an additional 2.9% transaction fee.