Research Mentorship Program (RMP)

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020 to Monday, March 15, 2021

The Research Mentorship Program is a competitive, six-week summer program that engages qualified, high-achieving high school students from all over the world in interdisciplinary, hands-on, university-level research. Students will be paired up with a mentor (graduate student, postdoc, or faculty) and choose a research project from a large list of disciplines offered by the program each year.

In addition to gaining a deep relationship with their mentor, they will learn about research techniques, gain insight into professional research-based opportunities, and mature their academic goals. The lecture series - GRIT talks - will connect students to some of the best minds among the UCSB research community who present on their ground-breaking research and innovative technology. Along with these academic benefits, the students will be immersed in university life and networked with equally ambitious and curious peers.

Program Dates: June 20 – July 30, 2021

The Research Mentorship Program will be delivered virtually in summer 2021.

Applications for the 2021 program are now closed.


Click here to view the Pre-College brochure. 

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Thursday, December 3, 2020 to Saturday, April 3, 2021