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Gain an edge for K-12 students in the classroom and life!  These acclaimed programs, conducted by WPI’s diverse faculty and staff, reflect the university’s commitment to meeting real-world challenges by developing leadership and teamwork skills.

For students from kindergarten through fifth grade, WPI helps with homework, tutoring, and mentoring for children associated with Friendly House. You can also encourage girls to pursue careers in engineering through Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day!

Middle school students have many exciting programs to pick from, ranging from half-day workshops focused on the STEM field to participating in robotics competitions, plus more. Girls can also participate in Tech Girls, an outreach program to encourage girls to pursue a career in the STEM field, introducing them to positive female role models.

Students in high school can visit WPI and learn more about the university and admissions process and participate in competitions across a wide range of disciplines. Multicultural and first-generation students have the ability to participate in the EPICS Program, an educational and mentorship program for students interested in STEM.

Start planning your summer experiences...

Registration for summer programs (grades 4-10) open on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 9:00 am.  This is a great opportunity for students to engage in hands-on learning during the summer months.  If you have any questions, email us at pop@wpi.edu or call at 508-831-4900.  More info here.


Our Frontiers program (grades 11-12) is currently accepting application.  This is a 2 or 4-week residential program for high school students to explore college life with both academics and student life.  More info here.

Engineering Our Future

National Grid’s Engineering Pipeline Program (PDF) sets you apart from the crowd. As a Pipeline Scholar, you will begin to cultivate your talent for a future career in engineering before you even leave high school.