High Schoolers Can Apply For Neuroscience for Neurodiverse Learners (NNL) Summer Program

Monday, January 30, 2023

Free Summer Camp, August 7-18

The DO-IT Center and Center for Neurotechnology (CNT) at the University of Washington are recruiting neurodiverse high school students to engage in the free 10-day Neuroscience for Neurodiverse Learners (NNL) summer camp. NNL is hosted as a “hybrid” program. Some days will be online and some days will be onsite at the University of Washington (UW), Seattle campus. Applications for our 2023 Summer Camp are now available! Learn more online.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Identify as a neurodiverse learner (defined as those with academic challenges related to conditions such as dyspraxia, dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyscalculia, autism spectrum disorder, and Tourette syndrome).
  • Have aptitude and interest in attending college.
  • Currently be a high school sophomore, junior, or senior.
  • Commit to program participation (weekdays August 7-18).
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and its possessions.
  • Have access to a computer and internet connection to use video conferencing tools.
  • Be able to travel to the UW Seattle campus for several days in August.

Priority is given to applications received by February 28th. Applications received after that date are considered on a space-available basis.

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Learn more about the program

Participants will receive multiple opportunities to learn about neuroscience and college preparation:

  • An opportunity to learn about cutting-edge neural technologies as well as research and career options.
  • Access to lectures and hands-on activities focused on neuroscience, brain functions, neural engineering, neuroethics, communications, and other relevant topics.
  • Continued support throughout the year and access to mentors and a larger neurodiverse community.

Applications for our summer program are currently being accepted. Continued year-round activities are offered to students who complete the summer camp. There is no cost to students accepted into this program.