Added on: July 14, 2016
Last updated: October 9, 2019
The Summer Mathematics and Science Honors Academy is a program hosted collaboratively with Level Playing Field Institute and UC Davis. SMASH UC Davis is a free, three-year summer residential college preparatory program for high school students from low-income or historically underrepresented backgrounds, or who will be the first in their family to attend college. This rigorous academy inspires and prepares students from the surrounding region to be college competitive in science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
***The SMASH program provides an outstanding broader impacts opportunity for STEM grants.
Students in California apply to SMASH campuses at Stanford, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, or UC Los Angeles. Applicants from the greater Sacramento Region will be reviewed by the SMASH UC Davis Campus. Each campus accommodates a new cohort of thirty 9th graders each summer and previous returning 10th and 11th graders. The application process opens every fall online by December 15th and closes by March 1st. Applications are reviewed based on:
Applications are available on the Level Playing Field Institute website: lpfi.org/smash
To contact the SMASH team:https://www.smash.org/contact-us/
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