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Are you a high school junior interested in medicine or science? Do you want to learn more about the neurosciences and connect with professionals in this field? Join us for the 5th Annual Carondelet Neurological Institute Brain Academy!

This year's application process has ended! If you would like information about next year's academy, please use the email link below.

CNI Brain Academy 2015 Schedule of Events

    Brain Academy Day 1
  • Friday, April 24, 2015
  • Topics in Neuroscience and
    Hands On Activities
  • Carondelet Neurological Institute
  • at St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • 350 N Wilmot Rd, Tucson AZ
    Brain Academy Day 2
  • Saturday, April 25, 2015
  • Careers in Neuroscience and Closing Ceremony
  • Location To Be Announced
  • Tucson AZ


Brain Academy - Tour of the Neuro OR

Each year, we select 20 outstanding students based on a competitive application process to participate in the CNI Brain Academy. This free event provides students with the opportunity to take part in interactive learning in a state-of-the-art institute dedicated to the Neurosciences. Meals and snacks are provided.

We are now accepting applications for the 2015 Brain Academy that will take place April 24-25, 2015. All applications are due by Friday, February 27, 2015.

Eligibility requirements

  • High school student in their junior year
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Upon acceptance -
  • - Immunization record
  • - Proof of negative TB test

How to Apply

To prepare for your application you will need a copy of your high school transcript with GPA and one letter of recommendation from a high school teacher, preferably in math or science.

For additional information on the Brain Academy, email the Brain Academy