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49ers STEM Leadership Institute Applications are Now Available
Posted 11/1/22

Dear 6th Grade Students and Families,


Applications for our 49ers STEM Leadership Institute (SLI) are now open! This district program engages students in a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, academic support, STEM enrichment, skills training, and leadership opportunities. It is sponsored through a partnership the Silicon Valley Education Foundation and the 49ers Foundation.


To apply, students must currently live in Santa Clara Unified School District, have a solid academic record (minimum GPA of 3.0 and strong achievements in math and science), and be willing to commit to the 6-year program from 7th through 12th grade. The online application for sixth graders is available starting November 1, 2022, at


The application deadline for current 6th graders is December 2, 2022. 


For more information, please visit and view the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Page