If you would like to learn more about UPHCSA, please join us for a Zoom presentation on
January 12, 2023 (12:00 noon & 7:00 PM) or January 18, 2023 (7:00 PM). Email email@example.com to register.
Applications for the 2023 program are now available on the How to Apply page.
Deadline is February 22, 2023.
Dates for 2023: June 25 - July 22
Tuition for the 2023 program is $3300. The fee covers housing, 19 meals per week, most instructional materials, field trips, and social activities within the curriculum. It does not cover transportation to or from the program or the cost of optional social activities.
Each year a limited amount of financial aid is available to qualified students. There is a separate application for financial aid (also on the How to Apply page). This separate application should be submitted with the student's program application.
About the Academy
The dynamic world of health care plus the expertise of University of Pittsburgh academics and facilities. This educational mixture shapes a unique, academically rigorous, hands-on campus experience for students attending the Health Career Scholars Academy (UPHCSA) each summer. The Academy is often a springboard for future studies in medicine.
Eligibility: current high school sophomore or junior; at least 15 years of age by application deadline.
Program is open to U.S. and international students who meet the criteria listed above.