5 Research and Summer Programs in Mississippi For High School Students
The top research programs available for high school students, selected based on prestige, location, and affordability
Polygence is an online research program designed to offer high school students accessible research opportunities, making them more inclusive. The program was created by researchers from Harvard, MIT, and Stanford and provides tailored research projects, allowing students to explore their interests, acquire professional skills, and increase their competitiveness for college admissions.
Rebel Research Scholars: A.R.I.S.ESee website
Rebel Research Scholars offers hands-on, faculty-led research experiences in our labs held during the summer for high school students interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Under the guidance and mentorship of experienced research faculty, students will spend about seven hours each day conducting research in a university laboratory setting
Rebel Research Scholars: Summer Research Experience - Catalysis Research ProgramSee website
Students will have the opportunity to spend up to 6 hours a day in a state-of the-art research laboratory developing new catalysts for artificial photosynthesis, a process in which sunlight is used to convert water (H2O) and carbon dioxide (CO2) into energy-rich chemical fuels. Students that would enjoy this research are those who are interested in renewable energy and a career in science.
Rebel Research Scholars: Summer Research Experience - Genetics, Endocrinology and Neuroscience Education (GENE)See website
A collaborative effort aimed at understanding how polyploidy (possessing additional sets of chromosomes) impacts regulation of gonadal hormones and stress hormones in the charismatic gray treefrog species complex, which possesses varying numbers of chromosomes. This summer research opportunity has two options designed for students with varying interests in gaining field and/or lab experience.
Rebel Research Scholars: Summer Research Experience - Nanoparticles and BioengineeringSee website
Participants in the Tanner Lab Summer Research Experience will get the chance to work in a collaborative research environment that straddles physical chemistry and bioengineering. We are trying to create effective nanomedicines to cure all kinds of diseases. Students that would enjoy this research are those that want to use science to improve human health and are interested in digging in to understand ‘why’ on the smallest scales.
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