Funded by the National Science Foundation, the NEST is a two-week summer camp program that provides a unique opportunity for high school students to explore the interdisciplinary field of nanotechnology at IUPUI. This program is open to students in grades 9–12 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Students can earn 1 college credit hour in engineering and technology or science by doing hands-on laboratory experiences, conducting research on careers in nanotechnology, and connecting with a network of professors and scientists.
- High school students (grades 9–12) must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- Participants can earn 1 college credit hour in engineering and technology or science while enjoying the benefits of being a college student at IUPUI.
A $500 stipend is available to students accepted to the program who are eligible for free or reduced lunch, are first-generation college students, are 21st Century Scholar participants, or attend a high-needs school or school district.