High School Students
The College of Science provides a wide range of programs designed to improve the educational and social opportunities of high school students. We invite you to return frequently and learn about the opportunities available.
ACCESS is a science and mathematics summer program for women in science and offers $3,500 financial support as well as research laboratory experience one semester during the freshman year.
Each fall, high school students are invited to campus to attend a day of science-related workshops with science professors and academic advice. This annual event is absolutely free to students, parents and educators. Lunch is provided.
The Bioscience Summer Research Program offers biological research opportunities to high school students and encourages them to prepare for careers in research, medicine, and education.
The Chemistry High School summer program is available for current sophomores and juniors. The course provides a daily, hands on experience with integrated labs.
Each fall, high school students meet weekly with professors and graduate students to extend their mathematical understanding and problem solving skills.
The Summer Mathematics Program provides outstanding students an opportunity to develop their talents to the fullest. By presenting intriguing puzzles, challenging problems and powerful ideas the program lays the foundation for future work in mathematics, the sciences, or science related careers.
SLVSEF is an annual science competition for students grades 5-12 to stimulate student interest in science and technology.