NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2020
Before you apply...
Minority/Underrepresented status is required for OPTIMUS participation. Applicants should identify with one or more of the following criteria:
- African American, Hispanic American, Native American/Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander descent.
- Socioeconomically disadvantaged/low-income background (e.g., participated in the National School Lunch Program).
- Neither parent/guardians graduated from a four-year US college or university.
Age requirement: due to hospital rules for shadowing medical providers, applicants must be 16 years old at the start of the program (July 6, 2020). Students in grades 10, 11, and 12 are welcome to apply.
Eligible Schools: due to transportation limitations, the 2020 program will only be open to students from the following high schools: Crawford, Morse, Hoover, and Lincoln.
Click HERE to be taken to the application.