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Research Experience for High School Students

The CRISP High School (HS) Research Fellowship provides participants with the opportunity to conduct team-based interdisciplinary materials research. Participating students conduct a four-week research project as members of a research team including university faculty, undergraduate and graduate students. Students will be exposed to professional development opportunities through weekly meetings and faculty seminars. The program begins in late June/early July just after the school year ends.

Read about the CRISP REHS Program at Yale

  • The selection of HS participants is based on a personal statement, academic transcript, resume and one letter of recommendation. Selection is based on the candidate’s motivation, promise for success, and the potential for CRISP to positively impact the student’s abilities and interest in obtaining a college graduate degree in an engineering or science field; we especially target student’s from urban school districts. Typically, 2-3 students are selected.
  • Program Dates: July 3, 2017 – July 31, 2017
  • Eligibility – the CRISP HS Fellowship program is open to highly motivated high school juniors and seniors that are currently attending a New Haven Public School. Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. US citizenship [or permanent residency] is required. Students participating in the CRISP summer program will be responsible for obtaining transportation to SCSU and Yale for the duration of the program. Participants must also be enrolled in the Yale Pathways to Science Program.
  • Application Deadline – April 01, 2017

Only complete applications will be considered.

Required application materials include: Online CRISP application, personal statement, resume, official transcript and one recommendation letter.

Please send materials to CRISP High School Fellowship 2017 • c/o Carol Jenkins • SCSU Physics, JE 108 • 501 Crescent Street • New Haven, CT 06515

For more information please contact the CRISP Education and Outreach staff at carol.jenkins@yale.edu.

2017 REHS flyer