Welcome to BOOST!


BOOST (Building Opportunities and Overtures in Science and Technology) is a multidimensional program designed to excite young people about science and inspire them to pursue careers in medicine and related fields. BOOST serves Durham Public Schools students from underrepresented communities including African American, Latinx, and Indigenous students; girls; and students from economically challenged families. BOOST is situated within Duke University School of Medicine’s Multicultural Resource Center. Learn more.


The BOOST Program is a finalist in the Durham Participatory Budgeting grant process!

BOOST is a finalist in the Durham Participatory Budgeting Grant process! This means that BOOST has been identified as a nonprofit making a difference for young people in Durham and now Durham residents and students can vote for BOOST to receive funding from our city. Click here to learn more and vote for BOOST!