Summer Challenge Program Application for Admission

Both the $50 application fee (paid via credit card) and the personal statement are required at the time of submission of the online application form.

  • * Note: This field is for the applicant's email address only. Please do not enter your parent's email here, and inform us if your email address changes after you submit your application.

  • * Email is our primary form of communication, and parents are cc'd on all correspondence during the admissions process. Please inform us if your parent's email address changes after you submit your application.
  • Please indicate your first, second, and third choice for both the morning and afternoon sessions. If your first choice is unavailable and you have selected alternate courses, you will be placed in your alternate selection.

  • Ethnicity & Race (Required for Government Reports)

    We value your privacy.

  • Enter your personal statement describing why you want to attend Summer Challenge. Formatting from Word or any other word processor will be stripped out. Please make sure your essay is legible in the field below (500 word minimum).

  • Before submitting your application, please verify that all of your information is complete and your personal statement is included. Once you click submit, you will be directed to the Boston University Cashier’s Office secure credit card payment system to pay your non-refundable $50 application fee. When you complete your transaction, you will receive a confirmation email message from the Boston University Summer Term High School Programs office. This message will include information on how to submit your supplemental materials.