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2022-2023 STEM Cohort

General Application Information
All applicants must: 
  1. Be an 8th-grade student currently taking Algebra I 
  2. Students from 9th - 11th can apply, but you must be on the college prep track completing Algebra I in Eighth Grade.  Students CANNOT apply their senior year.
  3. Any student who has failed any classes prior to applying will be subject to review by the STEM committee.
  4. Fill out an online application
  5. Complete 2 Essays
  6. Have a teacher recommendation 
2022-2023 Application Information
  • The Wilkes Barre Area STEM Academy will be accepting applications for the 2022-2023 STEM cohort starting March 1 and will close Thursday, March 31. 
  •  Interested students should be currently enrolled in a Wilkes Barre Area School District, Bear Creek Charter School, and Wilkes Barre Academy 8th grade class and will have completed Algebra 1 prior to the 2022-2023 school year.  
  • Applications must be completed in full including 2 essays and a teacher recommendation.  
  • Once applications are processed all applicants will be interviewed through Google Meet or in-person starting in April and ending in May 2022
  • All applicants will receive a letter in the mail by the end of the 2021-2022 school year with their decision and further information.  
  • Interested students can apply today using this form