High School Summer Program

Funding and Travel

Participants will only need to cover their transportation to and from the IU Bloomington Campus and personal expenses. All other program costs-lodging and food will be provided.

The deadline to apply to the High School Summer program is
June 10, 2019

Apply early since space is limited

Application Criteria

Focus on your Future… I can see Clearly Now is intended for high school students from historically underrepresented groups, namely students who identify as African-American, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian/Native American, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander or first generation college students interested in a pre-health/science related major.

To be considered, applicants must:

  • Be a high school student that will be entering their junior or senior year this fall and
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

How to Apply

Students must:

  • Must complete an Application Form which includes:
    • Mail an official high school transcript and
    • Mail one letter of recommendation w/cover forms to

Attn: Kevin Schmidt
Indiana University
School of Optometry
Focus on your Future… I can see Clearly Now
800 E. Atwater Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405-3680 

The transcript and recommendation letter may be mailed by the student or the entity or person providing the information.

Deadline is June 10, 2019. Please apply early, due to maximum number of participating students will be limited to 20.