IU-HCOP Saturday Student Academy

Calling Eligible High School Juniors and Seniors!!

Apply early, a limit number of participants will be accepted.
Juniors and Seniors Enrolled in Indianapolis Public Schools or Marion County Schools may apply

2016 Saturday Senior Academy Cohort

Focus: Provide current high school junior and seniors with the financial, academic, and social support to successfully enroll in health professions school
Location: IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, IUPUI Campus
Timeframe: 20 weeks, Saturdays from 10:00am - 4:00pm; December 3, 2016 to April 29, 2017
Stipend: Students attending and fully completing the Saturday Student Academy can receive a paid stipend of up to $1,240

Eligibility to attend the Saturday Student Academy:

  • Current Juniors and Seniors with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and who have completed 2 science courses, 1 math course and 1 english course with a C or better
  • Letters of references from two teachers
  • A personal statement of interest in attending the Academy
  • Signed parent consent form
  • U.S. citizen or non-citizen who possesses a visa permitting permanent residence in the United States
  • Meet eligibility guidelines for economically/educationally disadvantaged 

Saturday Student Academy Highlights:

  • Located on the IUPUI campus
  • Interactive and hands-on instruction in math and science
  • Language and creative writing
  • Small group healthcare research projects using IUPUI library resources
  • College prep workshops
  • Health promotion activities
  • Field trips and shadowing healthcare professionals
  • Healthcare professional panel
  • Health career workshops