STEM Opportunities Nationwide



Action for Nature International Young Eco-Hero Awards (APPS OPEN IN NOV 2021!)

American Society of Human Genetics DNA Day Essay Contest (LOOK OUT FOR THE 2022 Qs!)

BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge 



Chemistry Olympiad (2022 REGISTRATION OPENS SOON!)

Conrad Challenge 

Davidson Fellows Awards (2022 APP OPEN IN FALL!)

Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (OPENS DEC 2021!)

eCybermission (REGISTER BY JAN 12, 2022!)

Envirothon (APPLY BY JUL 24TH, 2022!)

ExploraVision (APPLY BY JAN 31, 2022!)

FIRST Lego League Challenge (JOIN OR FORM A TEAM!)

FIRST Robotics Competition (JOIN OR FORM A TEAM!)

Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (FIND A LOCAL FAIR!)

International Brain Bee (JOIN YOUR LOCAL COMPETITION!)

International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM) 

International Physics Olympiad

Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. (JOIN YOUR REGIONAL COMPETITION!)

Junior Solar Sprint (REGISTER IN SEP, 2022!)

MIT THINK Scholars Program (APPLY BY JAN 1ST, 2022!)

NASA eClips Spotlites Video Design Challenge

NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

NASA Optimus Prime Spinoff Challenge

National Ocean Sciences Bowl (JOIN YOUR REGIONAL COMPETITION!))

Physics Bowl  (CHECK BACK SOON!)

Physics Photo Contest (REGISTRER IN MAR, 2022!)

President's Environmental Youth Awards  (CHECK BACK FOR 2022 INFO!)

Regeneron Science Talent Search

Science Bowl  (APPLY BY APRIL 28TH, 2022!)


Shell Eco-marathon  (JOIN THEIR 2022 EVENTS!)

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes  (2022 INFO COMING SOON!)

USA Biology Olympiad 





  1. 2020 NASA Volunteer High School Internship Project (APPLY NOW!)


  3. CDC Short Term Internships (APPLY NOW!)

  4. CollegeVine: 15 STEM Internships for High School Students

  5. Johns Hopkins Gifted & Talented Internships

  6. Monell Science Apprenticeship Program (2022 UPDATES COMING SOON!)

  7. Pathways to Science: High School Students

  8. Stanford Office of STEM Outreach

  9. Vanderbilt Research Experience HSS (CHECK IN FEB 2022!)

  10. The Young Scientists Journal Research Internship (CHECK IN SOON FOR 2022 INFO!)

We hope to continue adding INTERNSHIPS - please

contact us about any opportunities that you know of!





  1. American Red Cross 

  2. Army Educational Outreach Program

  3. Children's National Health System

  4. St. Jude Children's Hospital Volunteers

  5. STEM for Her: Volunteer-Led Organization

  6. Volunteer at a hospital near you

  7. Volunteer for the Red Cross

  8. WNY STEM: List of Opportunities

HS Research Journals

  1. The Columbia Junior Science Journal (DUE OCT 8th, 2021!)

  2. International Journal of High School Research 

  3. Journal of Emerging Investigators (ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS!)

  4. Journal of Research High School 

  5. Journal of Student Research (GET READY TO SUBMIT!)

  6. Journal of Young Investigators 

  7. The National High School Journal of Science 

  8. Young Scientists Journal (SUBMIT NOW!)



Summer Programs

  1. Burke Neurological Institute: High School Opportunities

  2. Carnegie Mellon University - Summer Academy for Math & Science (SAMS) (CHECK BACK FOR 2022 INFO!)

  3. City Of Hope Cancer Center Eugene And Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy

  4. Columbia University - Summer Immersion (LEARN MORE!)

  5. Cornell University - Research Apprenticeship in Biological Sciences (RABS)

  6. Discover Hopkins: Summer Intensive (PERFECT FOR PRE-MEDS!)

  7. Emory University - Pre-College Program

  8. Harvard Summer School (CHECK BACK SOON!)

  9. Jackson Laboratory SSP Bar Harbor (APPLY BY FEB 2, 2022!)

  10. Michigan State University - High School Honors Science, Math, and Engineering Program (HSHSP) 

  11. Research Science Institute (GET READY TO APPLY!)

  12. Rockefeller University Summer Science Research Program (FOR 16+ STUDENTS!)

  13. Stanford University - High School Summer College (SIGN UP TO RECEIVE 2022 UPDATES!)

  14. STEM II Program at Brown (CHECK BACK IN 2022!)

  15. STEM Immersion: Boston (APPS OPEN SOON!)

  16. Summer Science Program

  17. Texas Tech University - Clark Scholars Program (MUST BE 17 OR OLDER!)

  18. UChicago Research in the Biological Sciences (RIBS) (RETURNING IN 2022!)

  19. UCLA - Applications of Nanoscience Summer Institute (2022 APPS COMING SOON!)

  20. University of Michigan - Michigan Math and Science Scholars (MMSS) (GET NOTIFIED ABOUT 2022 INFO!)

  21. Vanderbilt: Programs for Talented Youth (ROLLING BASIS!)

  22. Wistar Institute Summer Fellowship Program In Biomedical Research 

  23. Yale Young Global Scholars (APPS OPEN SEP, 2021!)




  1. Breakthrough Junior Challenge (WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN NOV, 2021!)

  2. List of Scholarships for STEM Majors

  3. Science Ambassador Scholarship (2022 APPS OPEN IN FALL!)

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