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49ers STEM Leadership Institute Applications

October 2020

The application for the 49ers STEM Leadership Institution (SLI) is now open! The program engages students in rigorous college-preparatory curriculum as well as academic support, STEM enrichment, skills training, and leadership opportunities. 

To apply, students must currently live in Santa Clara Unified School District, have a strong academic record (minimum GPA of 3.0 as well as strong achievements in math and science), and be willing to commit to the 6-year program from 7th through 12th grade. The online application for sixth graders is now available at

The application deadline for current 6th graders is 12/18/2020. 

For more information, please visit and our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Page.