- One-on-one mentorship
- Flexible scheduling
- Any discipline
- Online from anywhere.
School year priority deadline has passed. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Summer priority deadline is Feb 15, 2021.
Students who apply by this date have a higher chance of getting matched with their preferred mentors, as March-July is our peak application season.
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My mentor expertly mixed in-depth topic knowledge with friendliness and openness to make the Polygence experience simultaneously exciting and manageable.
Academic and professional success in the 21st century requires autonomy, continual learning, and perseverance in the face of struggle. Polygence allows any student anywhere in the world to flex these muscles by engaging in rigorous independent research projects. That’s a win for students and a win for the future of education.James Kim, Former Assistant Director, Yale Undergraduate Admission
High school students who have an impressive personal project they are working on independently often impress colleges, because their commitment to a successful solo endeavor conveys initiative, self-discipline and originality.US News and World Report
Polygence is a selective online research academy dedicated to democratizing access to research opportunities for high school students. Whether you are interested in quantitative biology, fashion history or privacy law, Polygence mentors will help you explore your area of interest.