SMASH Program

(Summer Math and Science Honors)

*SMASH UCLA will not be recruiting and admitting students for the 2020-21 academic year. Due to COVID-19, the SMASH UCLA Academy has transitioned to the SMASH Virtual+ Academy with classes offered online for 3 weeks. The program duration has been reduced to 3 weeks and will be held from July 6 – July 24, 2020*

SMASH Virtual Academy

Dates: July 5 – August 3, 2021

Site competition: July 30, 2021

Regional competition: August 2, 2021

National competition: August 4, 2021

Website: https://www.smash.org/programs/smash-academy/

SMASH Goals

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Prepare students from underrepresented communities to be competitive in STEM related studies at competitive universities

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Educate students about graduate school opportunities and encourage consideration of this pathway to pursuing STEM-related studies or careers

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Encourage a sense of social responsibility through promotion of critical thinking, civic awareness and leadership