49ers STEM Leadership Institute

Admissions

2020/2021

6th Grade Admissions

2020/2021

Transfer Admissions

(7th, 8th, & 9th Grade)

 

6th Grade Admissions

All students who apply and are accepted during their 6th grade year will begin the program in 7th grade. Student cohorts will enroll full-time at Cabrillo Middle School for the 7th and 8th grades and will continue with their cohort at Santa Clara High School for 9th through 12th grades.

The online application closes at midnight December 18th, 2020 at www.49ersSLI.com. Due to the pandemic, we are only accepting online applications this year.

The Process
To Apply

The button below links to the form. Have ready:

  • Photo or PDF of transcript

  • Math & Science Teachers Names & Emails

  • Your SCUSD Home School

Deadline: Friday Dec 18th, 2020
Who qualifies
  • Current 6th graders who live within the geographic area of Santa Clara Unified School District -- If you are a current 7th, 8th, or 9th grader and live within the Santa Clara Unified School District, please go to our transfer application

  • Students with a strong academic record (overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, strong math and science achievement in 6th grade and readiness for Algebra in 7th grade)

  • Students willing and able to commit to the 6-year program from 7th through 12th grade.

Key Dates

11/9/20: Recorded info session posted (video below)

11/17/20: Live Q&A session (information on how to attend this session is in the Info Session video)

12/18/20: Application closes

1/11/21: Select students invited to submit Written Responses

1/25/21: Written Responses Due

2/10/21: Semi-finalists invited to interview

2/22 - 2/26: Semi-finalist interviews

3/8/21: Accepted students notified

3/9/21: Mandatory Commitment Meeting

3/15/21: Accepted students commit to program

Information Session Video

 

Link to Information Session Slides >

Questions?

For questions, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. If your question is not answered there, you can contact us at SLIAdmissions@SVEFoundation.org

 

Transfer Admissions

(7th, 8th, & 9th Grade)

All students who apply and are accepted will begin the program the following school year. Student cohorts enroll full-time at Cabrillo Middle School for the 7th and 8th grades and will continue with their cohort at Santa Clara High School for 9th through 12th grades.

The online application closes on February 3, 2021 at www.49ersSLI.com. Due to the pandemic, we are only accepting online applications this year.

The Process
To Apply

The button below links to the form. Have ready:

  • Photo or PDF of transcript

  • Math & Science Teachers Names & Emails

  • Your SCUSD Home School

Deadline: February 3, 2021
Who qualifies
  • Current 7th, 8th, and 9th graders who live within the geographic area of Santa Clara Unified School District.

  • Students with a strong academic record (overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, strong math and science achievement in current classes and readiness for Geometry H in 8th grade, Algebra 2 H in 9th grade, and Trigonometry H in 10th grade)

  • Students willing and able to commit to the remainder of 6-year program through 12th grade.

Key Dates

11/9/20: Recorded info session posted (see video below)

1/21/21: Live Q&A session @ 4pm (register here)
2/3/21: Application closes
3/1/21: Select students invited to submit Written Responses
3/15/21: Written Responses Due
3/29/21: Semi-finalists invited to interview
4/1 - 4/2 & 4/5 - 4/7: Semi-finalist interviews
4/14/21: Accepted students notified
4/20/21: Mandatory Commitment Meeting
4/26/21: Accepted students commit to program

Information Session Video

Link to Information Session Slides >

Questions?

For questions, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. If your question is not answered there, you can contact us at SLIAdmissions@SVEFoundation.org