High school students interested in Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics, and the social impact of these technologies should join this 2-week daytime summer program. No coding or AI experience needed. Apply HERE.

Covid-19 update:

AI4ALL@GRASP 2021 will be held virtually. Updates will be posted here and sent to applicants if necessary.


The GRASP lab and AI4ALL have partnered to teach Artificial Intelligence (AI) to high school students in the Philadelphia area. The program is focused on engaging students that are underrepresented in the field of AI. Students will experience lectures, hands-on learning, and mentorship as they learn the fundamentals of AI, its application to robotics, and its impact on society. After the program, students can join the AI4ALL alumni community where they will have access to further support including mentorship, research opportunities, connections with their peers, and grant funding.

Who should apply?

The program is for 9th and 10th grade students from lower-income backgrounds and racial/ethnic groups underrepresented in AI, such as Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Southeast Asian, and Native American. All genders are encouraged to apply. Previous experience with coding, computer science, or artificial intelligence is not required.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: April 1, 2021
AI4ALL@GRASP 2020 Program: June 21, 2021 to July 2, 2021

Program Location

The program takes place in the Engineering Buildings at the University of Pennsylvania. Students are expected to commute to campus every day of the program; on-campus housing will not be provided. 


Due to the generous support of our sponsors including AI4ALL, this program is tuition free. Additionally, all applicants are eligible for a $400 stipend for their participation.


Contact Information

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