Computer Science Overview

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The Summer Institute is an intensive three-week program for gifted and high-achieving students who have interest in learning the foundations of computer science and computer technology. The program offers a mix of activities designed to maximize learning through hands-on, individualized instruction with outstanding instructors. It is also designed to expose students to broader topics in computer science through the distinguished lectures series where researchers speak about computing from pragmatic and academic points of view.

Although focused on computer science instruction, the program also provides fun activities varying from special programs, speakers, and field trips, allowing students to enjoy UCF’s exceptional recreational facilities and the Greater Orlando area. One of the most important benefits to the participants is the opportunity to interact with like-minded peers who share similar interests and talents, and to make lifelong friendships.

Program Dates: CANCELLED

Program Cost: $1250

Who can apply? Applicants must be currently enrolled in grades 8-11 at the time of application and be a minimum of age 14 by the start of the institute.

When can I apply? Applications open in February 2020

For additional information, please view the Computer Science FAQs