Apply SHAPE consists of two, three-week summer sessions and students may apply for one or both sessions. The application cycle for Summer 2017 is now closed. Printable application checklist. Expand all Collapse all Admissions Requirements Participants Must: Be rising High School sophomores, juniors, or seniors Live commuting-distance to the Columbia University campus Demonstrate academic achievement and interest in STEM subjects Expand all Collapse all Application Requirements General Information Student and parent/guardian personal information Preferences for SHAPE session, course, elective, and lab GPA and test scores Student and parent/guardian (electronic) signatures Essays Write two essays, choose two questions and do NOT answer all three Limit responses to 300 words maximum Essay prompts are provided in the online application Recommendation Letter from a math or science teacher Email the recommendation form to your recommender or provide him/her with a link to this page of the website Must be submitted by the application deadline (March 31st) Uploads Copy of most recent high school transcript Resume Expand all Collapse all Deadlines and Admission Notification Regular Deadline The deadline to apply is now closed. We will announce all decisions by Friday, April 14, 2017 Priority Deadline The priority deadline is now closed. The scholarship application is also closed.