Nomination and Selection Timeline

November 14, 2018: Application opens

Schools work with students and teachers to complete applications.

February 1, 2019, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time: KIPP Applications Due

KIPP applicants must submit all application materials by this deadline to be considered for the program.  All materials must be submitted to Deerfield Academy via the online application.

February 15, 2019: KIPP Applicants Notified

Final acceptances announced, and selected students begin enrollment process.

March 1, 2019: STEP Applications Due

STEP applicants must submit all application materials by this deadline to be considered for the program.  All materials must be submitted to Deerfield Academy via the online application.

March 15, 2019: STEP Applicants Notified

Final acceptances announced, and selected students begin enrollment process.

March 15, 2019: KIPP Enrollment Forms Due

Enrollment forms and travel information are due.

 March 22, 2019: KIPP Medical Forms Due

Completed medical forms are due for KIPP students.

April 12, 2019: STEP Enrollment & Medical Forms Due

Completed medical forms are due for STEP students.

Mid-April 2019: Travel Arrangements

All travel arrangements will be made by Deerfield Academy.  Travel arrangements can only be made for those students with fully completed Medical forms.

Late May 2019: Welcome Packets

Welcome packets will be sent to students and copied to school liaisons.

July 9 – July 27, 2019: KIPP STEP Summer Program Dates

***IMPORTANT: It is program policy that every student has health insurance coverage AT LEAST for the duration of the program.