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Admissions - How to Apply to a High School Summer Program

Apply to High School Summer Programs

SEA High School Summer Programs are open to current high school students, including graduating seniors, who have successfully completed at least one high school level science and one high school level mathematics course.

Application review begins the fall prior each year, and admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis with monthly reviews until the programs are full.

Upcoming Application Deadlines
Admissions for our high school summer programs operate on a rolling admissions basis, and we are currently enrolling students for SEA Quest, Summer 2020.


Required Materials for SEA Quest:

  1. Online Application
  2. Original Paragraph
    Why have you chosen to apply to SEA Quest? Please email to admission@sea.edu.
  3. A Copy of your Recent Report Card
    Please submit a copy of your recent report card via email to admission@sea.edu or by fax to 857-386-7986.

Required Materials for SEA Expedition & SEASCape (Summer 2021 or Summer 2022):

  1. Online Application & Application Fee
  2. Original One-Page Essay
    Why have you chosen to apply to an SEA High School Summer Program? What do you expect to gain from your experience, and what do you expect to contribute to the program? Please email to admission@sea.edu.
  3. Official High School Transcript
    E-transcripts may be emailed to admission@sea.edu. Hard copies may be submitted via email to admission@sea.edu or by fax to 857-386-7986.
  4. Academic Reference Form
    This should be from a high school level instructor who has taught you within the past year. Ideally, your current science teacher. The online application will provide a link to email the reference form to your teacher directly. Letters of reference will only be accepted as supplemental to the online form.

Essential Eligibility Criteria
In addition to the eligibility requirements outlined on the program pages, please refer to our Essential Eligibility Criteria.