Applying to WISTEM

Who should apply to WISTEM?

The WISTEM program is open to high school juniors (or equivalent) that are U.S. citizens or permanent residents (who live within the United States). This year, WISTEM applicants must attend a school located in the West Coast. If school is located of the West Coast, then we ask you no not submit an application (your application will not be considered). WISTEM will introduce participants to women of color currently working in STEM fields in addition to preparing participants for college and careers in STEM.

Application Information

Harvey Mudd is a highly selective institution and admission to WISTEM is reflective of this fact. Transcripts and test scores (if submitted) will factor heavily into the WISTEM application process, as will a passion for engineering, math, and science.

Deadline to apply is January 11, 2023 at 11:59 PM PT.

Required Materials

  • Online application form 
  • Upload a resume OR list on the application your extracurricular activities, honors, jobs, etc below.  Here Harvey Mudd students share tips on how to write a resume.
  • Unofficial high school transcripts showing 9th grade-present* We understand Fall 2022 grades might not be ready by the deadline – please include a progress report or quarter grades. A progress report or quarter grades for junior year are required (we will accept screenshots or scanned copies of electronic grade books, report cards, etc.).

*Resume and transcripts should be uploaded as attachments while completing the online form. Please do NOT send these materials via email, fax, or regular mail, as we will be unable to pair them with your application. Be aware that you will be unable to save your progress on the application form – we suggest gathering these materials before you begin filling out the WISTEM application.