If you would like to apply for the Pathfinders Summer Institute 2021, please follow the steps below:
Identify and select the course that best suits your needs or interest.
Collect your school’s data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES); Enter your school’s name, city, state to find relevant information. Keep this data handy during the application process as you will be required to enter it.
Upon email notification of acceptance, please begin to secure your funding to ensure your participation in the Pathfinders Summer Institute 2021. Total fees include the virtual conference registration costs, tuition and specific materials/resources (as applicable to each Course).
**Please note: the first 20 K-12 U.S public school teachers who apply and are accepted to Microsoft MakeCode AP CS Principles and Tynker AP CS Principles and also first 5 K-12 U.S public school teachers who are accepted to CSAwesome will participate for free.
While the total cost to attend is $969, the Infosys Foundation USA covers a portion of the fees and you are required to raise the remaining funds.
Please select one of the following two fundraising options:
Teachers who choose this fundraising method will receive a 3X match offer from Infosys Foundation USA on all funds received. This means each donation received triples in value - i.e. a $100 donation becomes a $300 donation. Teachers who fundraise through DonorsChoose will have to raise an estimated $400-425.
For any queries related to the Pathfinders Institute application process, please contact us at
Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM CT
888-499-7700 or 763-447-3777