Expedition: Bio — A Summer Science Program
July 11-22, 2022 / August 8-19, 2022

The program is open to rising 7th and 8th grade students. A limited number of full-tuition scholarships are available to applicants who demonstrate financial need. Whitehead Institute cannot guarantee financial aid to any family.

Please complete the form below. (By completing this form you do not need to apply through general registration)

Personal Information

First Name: Last Name:
Age at time of program:
School:   Grade in Fall:
Home address:
City: State: Zip:
Home Phone: Email address:

Please describe in 8 sentences or less why you are interested in taking part in this program:
How did you hear about us?

Application Questions

  1. What was your family’s gross income for the most recent complete calendar year?

  2. How many family members receive total support from this income?

  3. Do you qualify for one or more of these (please check all that apply):

  4. Do you have extenuating financial circumstances that are not indicated by your income? If yes, please explain.

  5. Why are you a good candidate to receive this scholarship?


(*The final Friday session will end by 1:00 pm)

Parental Consent

A signed parental consent form is required to complete this registration. Click Here to download the parental consent form.

Signed Consent Form:

Initials Required

I certify that, to the best of my knowledge, the information I have provided on this application is truthful, accurate, and complete. I understand that if the information I have provided is found to be untrue, my financial aid award may be revoked.

Initials:   Date:

For more information contact Amy Tremblay at tremblay@wi.mit.edu

Expedition: Bio program is supported by a generous contribution from the Amgen Foundation, with additional scholarship support provided by Sanofi Genzyme.