An 8-week, summer research program for high school students interested in future careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

A  summer science program for high school students with hands on learning experiences that includes practical training in specific research techniques and opportunities to learn how we can use scientific research to understand our society.

Students will work in a research group under the direct mentorship of a Longwood University professor, and will also participate in enrichment activities designed to help students prepare for college and a future career in a STEM-related field.

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  • Refine writing skills
  • Develop public speaking skills
  • Learn about scientific research

High school students are paired with a current Longwood faculty and students in a research group and work as a team on projects in biology, chemistry, environmental science, mathematics, and physics.

Participating students earn a summer stipend and may be eligible for college scholarships and a second summer scientific program experience.


Longwood Summer Scholars is jointly funded by Project SEED and REAP (Research in Engineering Apprenticeship Program)