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Summer Science Research Programs

asianeseasianese Registered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
edited October 2010 in Summer Programs
Hey CC! Currently, I'm a sophomore who wishes to complete a research program this upcoming summer. I hope to do a project which I will be able to enter into ISEF/Intel/ Siemens competitions. If any informed posters know any programs that a rising junior would be able to apply for, please reply. Thanks in advance.
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Replies to: Summer Science Research Programs

  • itsme123itsme123 Registered User Posts: 1,108 Senior Member
    not many. most are for rising seniors. look locally.
  • asianeseasianese Registered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
    could you list a few of the organized summer programs? i dont really have many research opportunities locally.
  • wvcollegecrazywvcollegecrazy Registered User Posts: 149 Junior Member
    COSMOS, HSHSP, SSP, and a few others I can't think of right now. They are usually for juniors though...
  • iceui2iceui2 Registered User Posts: 887 Member
    I already posted this in the other thread, but I'll post it again.

    Here is my opinion on the best HS summer programs for research:

    1. RSI
    2. Simons/NIH
    3. Clark Scholars/SIMR
    4. Garcia/HSHSP/SSTP/Rockefeller/Drexel/Jackson
    5. Everything else

    RSI, Simons, and NIH are extremely competitive, with acceptance rates of under 5%.
    Clark Scholars accepted 12 out of 180 last year for an admit rate of under 7%. SIMR selected 42/800+, so around 5% (CA Bay Area only).

    BTW, most of those I mentioned are for rising seniors. There are not many programs out there for underclassmen, so I recommend looking at other programs and opportunities in preparation to those that I listed.
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