Imhotep Academy

Registration for Virtual Sessions is open. For more information about the 2020 Virtual Sessions, click on the ‘APPLY NOW‘ link.

Program Overview:

Students from the 2019 Imhotep Academy Optics Session

Imhotep 2019 Optics Session

Imhotep Academy is a year-round middle school enrichment program that introduces students to the world of STEM with a particular emphasis on reaching underserved and students historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines. Imhotep aims to increase students’ awareness and enthusiasm for learning STEM, build students’ confidence and identity in STEM, and inspire students to continue studying STEM throughout high school and college. Participants engage in a variety of activities including hands-on investigations, laboratory tours, field trips, leadership, college readiness, and interactions with STEM professionals.

Grade(s):

6th – 8th Grade Students

Program Format:

Four Academy sessions are offered throughout the year. Fall and Spring sessions meet Saturday mornings from 8:55 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Summer and Algebra sessions meet for one week in June and one week in July from 8:55 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location:

The Science House, North Carolina State University

Fee:

The registration fee is $150

For all payments, a processing fee of $6.00 applies. Registration fees are non-refundable; however, unused registration fees can be applied to future program sessions.

Contact:

Pamela O. Gilchrist, Ph.D., Program Director

Alonzo B. Alexander, Graduate Research Assistant

Upcoming Sessions:


VIRTUAL – Disease Detectives: The World of Epidemiology


Program Dates October 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2020
Registration Opens August 21, 2020 @ 12:00 PM APPLY NOW
Registration Closes September 25, 2020 @ 12:00 AM


VIRTUAL – Genetics: Explorations in Heredity


Program Dates February 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2021
Registration Opens November 16, 2020 @ 5:00 AM APPLY NOW
Registration Closes January 20, 2021 @ 12:00 AM


VIRTUAL – Neuroscience: The Human Brain


Program Dates June 21-24, 2021
Registration Opens February 1, 2021 @ 5:00 AM APPLY NOW
Registration Closes April 30, 2021 @ 12:00 AM


VIRTUAL – Prosthetic Engineering and Design


Program Dates June 21-24, 2021
Registration Opens February 1, 2021 @ 5:00 AM APPLY NOW
Registration Closes April 30, 2021 @ 12:00 AM