Guidelines for Applying

What are the grade restrictions?

Applicant must be a rising sophomore, junior or senior in high school, meaning that they must have completed at least one year of high school and cannot have graduated prior to the program starting.

Are there pre-requisites for the courses?

Although extensive knowledge in the chosen subject is not required for selection of courses, students should select the courses that are most suited to their individual interest to have the best experience.

Do I have to be a United States Citizen?

No, we encourage applicants from all over the world to apply for MMSS! A global experiences is one of our gaols. We are excited to bring the MMSS experience to students of all backgrounds.

What items will I need to submit for my application?

Students will need to create a “Friend Account” through the University of Michigan Information and Technology Services. Once you have successfully created a University of Michigan Friend Account, you will be able to APPLY!

For an application to be considered (AN APPLICATION WILL NOT BE REVIEWED UNTIL ALL INFORMATION IS SUBMITTED), students will need to submit the following:

  • Copy of current transcript (report card is accepted; unofficial is OK)
  • Letter of recommendation (please acquire email address of recommender. An email will sent to the recommender with instructions for submitting the letter.)
  • A personal statement (to be submitted as part of the application). You should include courses you have taken, external influences, computer experience, and research interests that draw you to this program, or other relevant information to help us evaluate your application material.
  • $100 Application Fee:  As of April 2, 2019, students do not have to submit their application fee in order for their application to be reviewed.  If admitted, students WILL be required to pay the $100 application fee.  ONCE PAID, THE APPLICATION FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE!

Do you need to know my GPA? How about my SAT/ACT score?

Students will need to submit a current high school transcript. Neither GPA nor ACT/SAT scores are required to apply to MMSS.

If I apply earlier, will I have a better chance of getting in?

Because admission to MMSS is on a rolling basis we will continue to accept suitable candidates to the program until courses are filled. Although submitting your application early will have an impact on the course selection, it does not guarantee admission to the program.

How much will it cost? Is there financial aid available?

The cost of the MMSS camp is dependent on the preference of a Commuter Student or Residential Student.Tuition cost is the same for all students.  Residential fees are additional. For more information regarding cost, click here to see the breakdown, or here for financial aid information.