SMASH Illinois is a program site of SMASH, the nationally-recognized signature education program of the Kapor Center.
Our focus is on health—technology, innovation, and equity. The program begins after your freshman year and continues for the next two summers, with academic courses and support during the regular school term.
SMASH scholars live on a local university campus while pursuing rigorous STEM and computer science courses to prepare for college entrance and career readiness.
CPASS Foundation and SMASH have partnered with the Illinois Institute of Technology and Southern Illinois University Carbondale, to launch SMASH Illinois.
Our inaugural 2019 program begins on July 6, 2019.
The deadline for 2020 applications tentatively is March 2020. Application period will tentatively open in late fall 2019.
SMASH Illinois offers: