For K-12 Students

student testing water sampleThe School of Science and the IUPUI Center for Research and Learning offer a variety of programs created to encourage children's natural interest in the sciences.  For more information about any of these programs, contact

Summer Research & Science Education

Summer Research Experience in the Department of Physics Application Deadline April 12.

Project SEED American Chemical Society Summer Internship at IUPUI Application Deadline April 1.

IU Simon Cancer Center Summer Research Program (IUSCCSRP) Applications Deadline Feb 28.

Summer Diversity Scholars Research Program (Incoming Freshmen) Application Deadline Mar 1.

IUPUI Nanotechnology Discovery Academy (INDA) Application Deadline TBA.

More Indianapolis-Area STEM Summer Camps

Competitions, Fairs & Conferences

International Brain Bee (December)

Pyschology Day (January)

Computer Science Day and Programming Contest (March)

High School Math Contest (Contest opens in early spring; Award Ceremony held in April)

High School Genetics Conference (March)

Colleges Courses and Credit for High School Students

SPAN: SPAN offers many opportunities that can be configured many ways. It permits motivated high school students to get started on their college education or just take courses that are not available at their local high school.

Project Lead the Way: IUPUI students can receive college credit for Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences courses either by taking the course at IUPUI or having received a stanine score of 6 or higher on the end of course assessment from their high school course.