June 24 (closed on July 4th) - July 26, 2024
Monday - Friday, 12- 10 PM EST (Virtual Format): Includes flexibility for research coursework, project planning, direct mentoring by Dr. McCalla, and mentor meetings (we do NOT encourage non-stop computer work for 10+ hours daily).
2024 Programming changes include one-to-one project mentoring with
Dr. McCalla and smaller cohorts.
Early Action - applications accepted until Feb. 29, 2024, decisions by March 14, 2024.
Regular Admission applicants can apply until May 7, 2024; latest decisions by June 1, 2024. Earlier applicants will observe rolling acceptances.
Complete entire application - for acceptance.
International students are welcome to apply but the live coursework will be taught based off of the PST to EST time zones. *All coursework is recorded and available for review.
$6978 (programming change to include direct project mentoring by Dr. McCalla for 2024) --> 5 weeks (June 24 - July 26) + presentation and research paper mentor review between July 29 - Aug. 2, 2024.
Critiques and edits will be emailed to student participants at the close of review!
Full and active student program dates are June 24 - July 26, 2024
Please contact us if requesting financial aid for the application fee only! A personalized link for a registration fee waiver to complete the iResearch Institute application will be provided. Application Financial Aid must be completed with submitted application. Incomplete or absent financial aid requests will not be honored after application submission.
Partial and/or full scholarships are available.
Submit your financial aid package with the iRI application. Only financial aid applications submitted during the application process will be reviewed. Incomplete or absent financial aid requests will not be honored after application submission!
The iRI program financial aid form is found on the Application Process page.
Students must complete eighth grade by June 2024. No exceptions!
Early college students are welcome to apply!!
Even though basic programming and data analysis skills will be taught, the program will be rigorous and foundational science skills are required.
Monday - Friday; additional assignments (i.e. homework) will given and assessed by Dr. McCalla, lab directors, and mentors.
The iResearch Institute Program is completely virtual for the summer of 2024.
Serena McCalla, Ph.D.; undergraduate, graduate, post-doc and Ph.D., data science, bioinformatics, deep-learning, and computational science research fellows
Undergraduate, graduate, post- doc, and PhD's from the best universities in the country - Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University, Washington University at St. Louis, etc.