Summer 2020 Online Program

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab (SAIL) will be running the 2020 Stanford AI4ALL program online. To learn more about this summer's program, please visit the SAIL website.


Stanford AI4ALL is a program for students in the 9th grade with a passion for science, computers, and social good.
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Ideal Candidates

Stanford AI4ALL encourages students with a passion for science and society to apply.
Interest in AI
We seek students who have an interest in AI (no previous AI or programming background is required).
Leadership Skills
We seek students who are enthusiastic about creating a more inclusive and diverse workforce in the field of AI.
We seek students who are passionate about unlocking AI's potential to make a positive impact in the world.

Application Currently Closed

The application for Stanford AI4ALL is currently closed. Join our mailing list to learn more about future opportunities.

Application Checklist

Step 1: Complete Preliminary Application
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Complete and submit a Preliminary Application. Once this is submitted, you will receive an email that directs you to the Online Application.
Step 2: Complete Online Application
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Complete all sections of the Online Application including demographic information, written responses, and work samples where required. Review some of the main components of the Online Application below.
Application Component: Request and Submit Teacher Recommendations
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For the Online Application, you will be required to request a recommendation from two (2) teachers qualified to comment on your performance and ability in STEM-related subjects. Required information: teacher’s full name, school name, subjects taught, email address, phone number, and the application deadline for each recommendation request.
Application Component: Submit Recent Standardized Academic Test Scores (Optional)
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Any standardized exam administered at the international, national, or state level is acceptable. A standardized exam is an externally administered test which provides both a score report as well as an evaluation of the score relative to other test takers. While any standardized test score is acceptable, if you have recently taken the ACT, PSAT, SAT, or TOEFL, please submit these results. This component is optional and does not need to be completed if you have never taken a standardized test.
Application Component: Provide a Transcript & Most Recent Grade Report
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Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Provide at least two years' worth of grades. If you have multiple transcripts, please combine them into a single file with your most recent transcript on the first page.
Application Component: Submit Written Responses
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Respond to short-answer questions about your interests in the program and your motivations for participating in Stanford AI4ALL.
Application Component: Submit AI4ALL Challenge Problems
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Submit your work on the Stanford AI4ALL Challenge Problems.

Learn More About Financial Aid

The Admissions review gives full consideration of all complete applications. Aid is granted based upon need, as well as other factors including merit. Members of traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Students who wish to be considered for both partial and full scholarships must submit a complete online financial aid application and all required income documentation. Only complete Financial Aid applications will be considered for aid, and the application is due at the time of your program application.