Two Year Science Academy Experience

Your experience in Science Academy will strengthen your capacity for learning and your foundation for the science career you want.

Summer Institute (S1)

  • June 21st to July 1st
  • Two week long scientific exploration program prior to your first year
  • Get acclimated to the UW-Whitewater campus
  • Meet faculty, staff, and students
  • Identify careers and opportunities for you
  • FREE room and board!
  • Benefits

First Year Foundation

  • Excel in one of the two learning communities: HeLaHawks (placed into Math 41) or Covalent Bonds (placed into Math 141)
  • Learning Community members will share classes, residence hall, and extracurricular activities with others of the same major
  • Receive support from Science Academy Student Leader who shares your passion
  • Learning Communities help students achieve academic goals through growing friendships and support toward graduation

Second Year Summer Research Experience (S2)

  • June 6th - June 24th
  • Get PAID to do your research! (see fact sheet)
  • You will gain hands-on experience with UW-W scientists and entrepreneurs
  • Learn the skills you’ll need for your career
  • Your three-week research program begins in May after your freshman year

Research Apprenticeship

  • You will join a lab team with peer mentors and science professors conducting research
  • Get PAID for your work and training throughout the year! (see fact sheet)