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Application Deadline Extension – The Application Deadline for the Washington D.C. location (only) has been extended to April 25th. We still encourage you to get your application in ASAP. Applicants by the original April 11th deadline will be given first consideration. References for late applications will also be due April 25th. 

Looking for a fun and supportive environment to connect with other young women who are interested in energy & sustainability? Considering a future career in science, technology, engineering, or math?  Want to know more about energy, sustainability, and climate change? Interested in improving your leadership skills?

The Exelon Foundation STEM Academy is a free, week-long in-person event. Learn from women working in STEM and business leaders. Visit energy facilities. Explore sustainability, energy efficiency, renewable energy and climate change. Connect with like-minded peers.

Young women currently in 10th or 11th grade (class of 2025 and 2026) are invited to apply for the 2024 Exelon Foundation STEM Academy. Successful applicants will spend the week attending hands-on activities, educational sessions, improving leadership and professional skills, and tackling a weeklong group challenge. Young women will have the opportunity to meet business and community leaders and converse with women currently working in STEM.

In 2024, the Washington D.C. Exelon Foundation STEM Academy will be co-located with the inaugural Exelon Foundation Boys to STEM conference.

 Free to attend

  • All participants will receive an iPad to use during the Academy.
  • All participants will receive t-shirts to wear during the Academy.
  • All participants will stay on-campus at the University of Maryland, College Park for the week.

Download the flyer – English | Spanish

Who Should Attend?

  • Young women currently in 10th or 11th grade (Class of 2025 or 2026)
  • Young women who live in
    • Washington D.C.
    • Eligible Pepco zip codes in Montgomery, Prince George Counties Maryland* – click here to see a list
    • Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Wicomico, Somerset, and Worcester Counties Maryland
    • Kent, New Castle, or Sussex Counties Delaware

We are unable to accept applications from the Baltimore area Academy eligible areas.

For more information on the Exelon Foundation STEM Academies, please visit https://exelonstemacademy.org/

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