Who is SU SciTechathon for?

SU SciTechathon 2023 is for high school seniors interested in studying physics, electrical, or computer engineering at Seattle University beginning in the fall of 2023. Students should have a strong interest in obtaining a degree in physics, engineering, or a related field.

How do I apply for SU SciTechathon?

An application for Seattle University must be submitted for you to be considered for participation in Scitechathon. It is suggested that you have at least one of your high school science teachers write a letter of recommendation as part of your Seattle University application. You must also fill out the SciTechathon Application.

How do I know if I have been accepted to SU SciTechathon?

After your SU application and SciTechathon Application have both been received, faculty from the Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments will review your information. If selected to attend, you will receive an invitation near the end of March.

How much does SU SciTechathon cost?

SU SciTechathon is free to invited attendees! Accommodations with a host student and meals are included. Partial airfare reimbursements are available; please contact us for details at cruiz1@seattleu.edu.

Where do participants stay while on campus?

You will be introduced to a host student when you arrive for the workshop and will stay with them on or near campus. Your interactions with your host and with other current physics students will help give you a vivid picture of what student life is like as a physics major at SU.

Where can I learn more about studying physics, electrical, or computer engineering at Seattle University?

Click on the links to the left to access information about physics faculty, curriculum, and facilities.