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The application deadline for all programs is February 10th, but may be extended for certain programs if more applicants are needed. Any applications submitted after the deadline, are not guarenteed to be read. References will have until February 17th to submit their letters of recommendation.

***If you have an application or account from a previous year, it has been deleted. This applies to some applications made before Novermber 11th 2019 as well. If you need any information from your previous account please email

Programs for 2020: 

1) Hillman Academy (formerly known as UPCI Academy) - All high school students over the age of 15 are eligible.

2) Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Undergraduate Internship (DDCF-UI) - Hillman Academy alumni that were supported by a Doris Duke stipend are eligible to apply. If you are unsure please contact us. 

3) Resident Advisor - All undergraduates are eligible. Prior resident advisor and/or research expereience preferred.  

Applicants who have not completed their applications will not be considered. If you had started your application but were unable to finish you should reach out to the Program Coordinator. Those with special circumstances will be given more time if they have contacted us before the deadline. 

We expect that those applying to the program are able to commit to the ALL DATES and will not miss multiple days without prior permission.

Attention Deaf high school students: See this video for more information - ASL Video

We will be hosting 2 webinars to go over information about the program and application. Click the link to download the meeting app. Click again at the indicated time to join the meeting.

Webinar 1 - Wednesday December 18, 2019 @ 5:00 PM

Webinar 2 - Tuesday January 14, 2020 @ 5:00 PM

For those that missed the webinar, the slides for the presentation can be found here. If you have further questions please call or email the Program Coordinator. 

If you have any questions please visit our site here, or you may contact the Program Coordinator:

Solomon Livshits