Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

PROMISE - Summer (8th/9th Grade)

Summer Enrichment for Academics in Mathematics and Science (SEAMS)

Applications to the PROMISE - Summer program for 8th grade students is now closed! 

Notifications have been sent via email as of May 2nd, 2018.

The program will take place July 8th-18th, 2018.

SEAMS serves students in the summer between their 8th and 9th grade years. The SEAMS program is held at the Academy and participating students live in IMSA residence halls. Typically the program is held the last two weeks in July. The application process is competitive and the cost for the program is $50. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from IMSA at the start and completion. Participants are expected to remain for the entire duration of the program. 

For questions about the PROMISE - Summer program, please send an email to