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What is the fee to participate in this program?

This program is FREE to participant therefore the application process is very competitive.

Is transportation provided?

Yes, we will provide smart-trip cards for students interested in using public transportation.

How long is the program?

Over a two week time period, students will commute to and from campus to participate in interactive workshops related to STEM and/or healthcare.

I will be entering into the 11th grade when school begins, can I participate in the JUMP program?

The JUMP program is designed for students who will enter 9th and 10th grade the following fall after the program ends. The NWDP also partners with the Center of Excellence which has a 6 week summer program designed for rising 11th and 12th grade students. Please visit Howard University’s College of Pharmacy website for more information.

Will participating in this program guarantee acceptance into a program at Howard University?

The NWDP staff at Howard University is willing to assist any participant of our programs with admission. Assistance does not guarantee acceptance however it will assist you with needed information for acceptance.

I work part-time during the summer and may need to miss a class or two, is this allowed?

No, this is not allowed. If exceptions are needed, this should be discussed with the NWDP program manager.

I am still undecided on my career path, can I still apply for the program?

Yes. The program is designed to expose you to various careers in STEM and healthcare. This would be a great opportunity to get to learn more about different possibilities.