Thank you for your interest in the Hillman Academy, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Undergraduate Internship (DDCF-UI), or a Resident Advisor position with the Hillman Academy. While we do not envision any restrictions in 2023, the program dates, content, and the number of students accepted are subject to change based on the University of Pittsburgh pandemic health guidelines.

**All students will have to create a new application. We will not accept applications from previous years. YES students who have only completed one summer research project, you are guaranteed admission, however, you need to login and complete an abbreviated application.

We will be hosting 2 webinars to go over information about the program and application. Click the link to register. 

Webinar 1 Recording

Webinar 2 Recording

Webinar Slides

Webinars cover the same information, there is no need to attend or view both.

 Programs for 2023: 

1) Hillman Academy (formerly known as UPCI Academy) - All high school students over the age of 15 are eligible. Including students who complete their senior year this spring.

2) Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Undergraduate Internship (DDCF-UI) - UNDERGRADUATES ONLY.  Hillman Academy alumni that were supported by a Doris Duke stipend are eligible to apply. If you are unsure please contact us before applying.

3) Resident Advisor - Undergraduate, Graduate, and Medical students are eligible. Prior resident advisor experience and/or Hillman Academy alumni are preferred.

Only applicants who fully complete their applications will be considered. If you started your application but were unable to finish, please reach out to the Project Manager. Those with special circumstances may be given more time.

We expect that those applying to the program are able to commit to ALL DATES and will not miss multiple days without prior permission. These programs are full-time commitments, and we request that you do not participate in other programs, classes, or jobs while in the program. 

Promotion Video

ASL Video

For those who missed the webinars, the slides for the presentation will be posted on our website. If you have further questions contact the Project Manager. 

If you have any questions please visit our site for more details (https://hillmanacademy.upmc.com/)Emails are most convenient as our office is hybrid.

Steven Jones
Project Manager


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