The Hillman Academy is an immersive mentored research program for a diverse group of high school students. Participating students take part in a unique and cutting edge research project, receive mentorship from Pitt faculty and researchers, and participate in career and professional development.

This year, the program will be running either in person or virtually depending on the circumstances. A final decision on this will not be reached until after the application closes. Apply by March 1!

Program details: 

  • Application Dates: December 7, 2020 – March 1, 2021
  • Program Dates: June 14 – August 6, 2021 * (subject to change) 
  • Dorm availability dependent on university policy 
  • Location: Virtual and/or spread across Pitt and UPMC Campuses 

All interested students, families, organizations, and community members are welcome to apply. Stipends for interns will be available. Decisions will be made as to if the program will be in-person or virtual.

More details on the virtual program can be found here.

Download the program flyer.