On-Campus Experience: Brandeis University BIMA Program



    On the online application, there is a section for you to list “Community Based Organizations.” In that section, you MUST provide the complete name of your Boys & Girls Club in order to be considered for a slot.
Dates of Experience
    July 2 – July 30, 2018

About the Program

    At BIMA you’ll be part of a creative community brimming with artistic discovery and Jewish experiences. Join talented world class arts faculty and talented peers for a month in the summer to pursue serious artistic growth within a vibrant Jewish community. Classes are offered in dance, creative writing, choral music, instrumental music, theater and visual arts. Receive intensive one-on-one instruction in your chosen major, collaborate and create in small groups, and explore the community around you with new friends from around the world.
Eligibility Requirements
    •  Must have an active membership in a Boys & Girls Club
    •  Must be currently enrolled high school student in good academic standing
    •  Must have artistic background
    •  Must submit artistic samples
    •  Must submit an online application form
    •  Must complete two short essays
Grade when applying
    •  Rising 10th, 11th or 12th graders
Slots Available
    •  2-5 slots available
Terms of On Campus Summer Experience
    •  Scholarship value: $6,200
    •  Four-week overnight program
    •  Students selected will be responsible for transportation to and from campus. On-campus housing and meals included. Students should be prepared to bring spending money

Application Deadline

    March 1, 2017
About Brandeis University
    Brandeis University is one of the youngest private research universities, as well as the only nonsectarian Jewish-sponsored college or university in the country. Brandeis combines the faculty and resources of a world-class research institution with the intimacy and personal attention of a small liberal arts college. With 3,600 undergraduate students, the institution offers more than 43 majors and 46 minors, and is ranked in the top tier of the nation’s universities. Brandeis is located in Waltham, Mass., just nine miles west of Boston.
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