2021 Application

Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences


Important Note for PGSS 2021: We are almost certain that PGSS 2021 will be conducted remotely via Zoom again this summer. While we hoped to host the program on the CMU campus, ensuring the health and safety of all participants and staff during the ongoing pandemic still requires that the program be conducted remotely again in the summer of 2021. We will provides updates as soon as possible both publicly on this site and via email to all students who have begun an application on this site.

What is PGSS?

The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) is a rigorous, highly selective, free summer enrichment opportunity focused on science. The program provides instruction in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, and more. For more details, visit our website.


Who Can Apply?

You may apply to PGSS if you are a current high school junior and at least one of your parents (or legal guardians) has a primary, full-time residence in Pennsylvania.

For full details, please begin an application.