The BE WiSE application period is open generally from December to February each year. Please check back during that time to apply

BE WiSE applications are for students in grades 7 and 8. 

Do you love science and want to learn more about STEM? Then BE WiSE is the perfect program for you! Our program engages female and female-identifying students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning experiences in collaboration with the region's research, industry and academic institutions. 

To apply for the BE WiSE program, complete our application form during the open application period. To be considered for the program, you will need to include a teacher recommendation and an essay with your application. Once accepted, you will attend a welcome event as your first activity and continue to be invited to various science workshops throughout high school and into college. 

We accept 120 students each year, and if you are accepted into the program, you will be assigned a mandatory welcome event. We are excited to receive applications and can't wait to welcome you to our BE WiSE community! 

To apply 

  • Complete the application form 
  • Submit a 500-word essay 
  • Include one recommendation letter from a teacher or mentor  
  • Attend a welcome event 

Feel free to send BE WiSE-related questions at any time of the year.