What is PIKSI-Boston?
PIKSI - Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institutes - are undergraduate summer diversity institutes founded to encourage students from groups currently underrepresented in philosophy to pursue advanced studies in philosophy and continue on to the professoriate.
PIKSI-Boston is a summer institute organized through a collaboration between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts Boston, and Harvard University. The institute is held at MIT.
2023 Summer Institute at MIT: July 9 - 17, 2023
2023 Application Deadline for Alain Locke Fellows: March 31, 2023
2023 Application Deadline for Teaching Fellows: February 15, 2023
Note that PIKSI-Rock at Penn State University has a separate website and application process. You may find their website here.
How you can be part of PIKSI-Boston?
To apply to be an Alain Locke Fellow at PIKSI-Boston in 2023, you will need to provide, in addition to basic information about yourself and your education, the following:
Applicants accepted will have all travel and accommodation expenses paid. They will also receive a small stipend. To apply, please click on the "Applicant Portal" below. In addition, recommendations can be uploaded using the "Recommender Portal."