Frequently Asked Questions
WHEN AND WHERE IS THE WOLFRAM SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM HELD?
The program will be held at Bentley University, June 28–July 15, 2023. The pre-program workshop will be held June 25–28, 2023.
HOW MUCH DOES THE PROGRAM COST, AND WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?
You can cancel your registration before May 15 for a full refund. The cost of the program is $3800, including a $500 deposit. The cost of the program includes access to Wolfram technologies for a full year and full room and board for the duration of program.
The pre-program workshop has no associated tuition fee, but food and accommodation is an additional $450.
WHO LEADS THE WOLFRAM SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM?
A team of Wolfram Education experts will be running the program. This team will include instructors and teaching assistants. All staff receive training in safeguarding and must pass a background check before interacting with students. Our teaching assistants are all alumni from previous years of the program and have engaged in a training program to help them provide the best experience for students.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE WOLFRAM MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP INSTEAD?
The Wolfram Middle School Summer Camp is open to girls aged 11–14. 14-year-olds can apply to either or both programs.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE PRE-PROGRAM WORKSHOP?
The workshop is designed for younger or less experienced students who are capable of excelling at the Wolfram Summer Research Program but have limited coding experience. The four-day workshop is an interactive crash course in Wolfram Language programming and will prepare students well for the rigor of the program.
WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM?
You can hear more about the program experience from alumni in their livestream series, led by alumna Anwesha Das. In part one, Future Directions, alumni discuss their plans for the future and how being a part of Wolfram student programming has shaped their academic trajectories. In An Exploration of Project Work I and An Exploration of Project Work II, alumni discuss the projects they worked on during the program and what they learned from the experience. In Girls in STEM, some of our female alumnae discuss the challenging, fast-paced and inclusive environment of the program and talk about their journeys into STEM. In The Virtual Camp Experience, alumni from 2019 (in person) and 2020 (online) discuss the differences and similarities in their experiences of the program.