Physical Sciences FAQ

Q: Is SI@UCF Residential?

A: No. Students are to be dropped-off every weekday at 9:00am and leave at 4:30pm while the camp runs.

Q: What is the cost and what does it cover?

A: The cost is $400 and that covers tuition, t-shirts, lunch, and all materials for the program.

Q: When are applications due?

A: The early bird deadline is April 19. These applications will be given first consideration and acceptances will be provided by April 26 via email. Any remaining slots available will be filled from applications received by the final deadline, May 10.

Q: When is the $150 deposit due?

A: You must pay your $150 deposit by May 24 to hold your spot. Otherwise, others will be offered an opportunity to attend.

Q: When is the remaining $250 due?

A: June 14

Q: Are there any scholarships available?

A: Yes, there are scholarships available. Students must establish need as defined by the university. Students requesting scholarship assistance should contact the program coordinator for more details.

Q: How many students are accepted?

A: A maximum of 30 students will be accepted.

Q: What about meals?

A: Students will be provided lunch daily.

Q: What if a student needs to miss a day or two?

A: Due to the structure of the program, students can miss any number of activities/days. However, fees will not be refunded once the Summer Institute begins.