Stanford Medical Youth Science Program

Descripion:

Bolsters students’ science skills while introducing them to a host of health-related careers and a taste of life as an undergraduate on campus. The twenty-four admitted participants in grades 10 and 11 work closely with Stanford faculty, researchers, students, and Stanford Health Care Hospital professionals. SMYSP follows both a mentoring and team approach to learning and encourages peer teaching. Program participants also receive one-on-one and group college admission counseling as well as guidance in essay and resume writing. They also attend lectures by Stanford faculty and medical professionals and serve a hospital internship. (Only applications received from the following California counties will be considered—and there are no exceptions: Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Madera, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, and Yolo.)

Eligibility:

Must be a current sophomore or junior high school student from a low-income family whose members have little or no history of attending college.
Have demonstrated an interest in science and have received a B-average in some of your science classes.
Only applications received from the following California counties will be considered—and there are no exceptions: Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Madera, Marin, Merced, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, and Yolo.

Dates:

Deadline:

None specified

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