Middle or High School Students Interested in Research

  • The School for Science and Math at Vanderbilt (SSMV) is a joint venture between Vanderbilt University and Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS). The School offers MNPS high school students a four-year, interdisciplinary, research-centered learning experience on Vanderbilt University’s campus. To learn more, go to http://theschool.vanderbilt.edu/.
  • The Interdisciplinary Science and Research Program (ISR) at Stratford and Hillsboro High Schools in Nashville offers MNPS high school students a four-year, interdisciplinary, research-centered learning experience at their school. To learn more, go to http://www.scienceoutreach.org/programs/isr.
  • The Research Internship Program (R.I.P.) offers motivated, rising high school seniors from anywhere around the world the opportunity to participate in a six-week scientific research internship during the summer at Vanderbilt University, centering on full immersion in a Vanderbilt University research laboratory. To learn more, go to http://www.scienceoutreach.org/programs/rip.
  • Middle school students may attend summer camps for girls (G.A.S) and boys (B.E.S.T.) to learn scientific investigation and foster confidence in scientific achievement. To learn more, go to http://www.girlsandscience.org/ or http://www.bestsummercamp.org/.