York College Now STEM Research Academy

CUNY York College, Queens

Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering Technology, Biology, Chemical Technology

July - August


The College Now STEM Research Academy at York College is designed to provide students with an opportunity to engage in authentic research activities. Utilizing a two-semester program model (spring to summer), students will be allowed to enroll in a spring Backyard Toxicology class to strengthen basic skills such as formulating researchable questions, designing testable experiments, performing literature searches in library databases, and reading scientific literature including peer-reviewed journal articles. The goal of the spring course is to introduce students to the expectations of working in a research lab environment. Upon successful completion of the spring course, students will have the opportunity to participate in a six-week research program from July through mid-August.

Students a $750 stipend upon completion of the program
Free Lunch
Free MetroCard to cover travel expenses for the duration of the summer program


Eligibility Requirements

Must be a NYC public high school students in good standing

Have an 80+ on Math Regents and 75+ on the Living Environment and ELA Regents

Be a high school junior and recommended by a high school administrator or teacher

Application Requirements

Regents exam scores


General interest essay

High school transcript


For information not found on the websites, please feel free to reach out to the following contact:


(718) 262 - 2568


(917) 903 - 8414


(718) 254 - 7722

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