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Asked Questions

Welcome to the STEM Pathways SURE Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page, where we aim to provide you with all the essential information to make the most of your research experience.


Whether you're a prospective participant eager to learn about the application process or a current scholar seeking details on project logistics, this page serves as your one-stop resource. Explore the inquiries below to gain insights into our program's structure, requirements, and the exciting opportunities that await you this summer.

Is travel


STEM Pathways has funds to support travel costs to and from Boston University for a select number of students.

When are applications due?

Applicants are encouraged to apply by the deadline of February 16th. Other important program dates can be found here.

Will I be compensated?

Student participants are compensated ($15/hr; 40 hrs/wk). Room and Board is also included for each participant

Do I have to be a US Citizen to apply?

Our Summer 2024 cohort will accept students from all U.S. based institutions. However, future anticipated funding will limit applicants to U.S. citizens only.

Where will I be living?

Students in the program will  be staying on campus in Boston University dormitories.

What if I have conflicts with program dates?

Students with conflicting academic schedules are encouraged to inform program leadership in their application. Students are encouraged to miss no more than two days of the program.

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