Lehman College Now STEM Research Academy

CUNY Lehman College, Bronx


Biology, Chemistry, Psychology


January - August


Overview

The College Now STEM Research Academy at Lehman College is a two-part program designed to provide students with an opportunity to develop the essential skills to be strong scientific thinkers by engaging in authentic enquiry based research activities. The first component of the program is a high school credit scientific investigative course (DNA Detectives) offered during the spring semester, and the second component is a six week college credit course (BIO189, 1 credit) that meets during the summer, in which students work in research labs under the supervision and mentorship of Lehman College faculty and their graduate students. Students are selected to participate in the summer mentorship based upon successful completion of the spring semester DNA Detectives course, and meeting additional eligibility criteria.

Benefits:
Mentoring from Lehman College faculty and graduate students
Training and experience in conducting and presenting research through the mentorship
A $750 stipend for participation in both spring and summer components
Lunch vouchers and a MetroCard to cover travel expenses for the duration of the summer program

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Eligibility Requirements


Be a NYC public high school sophomore or junior in good academic standing


Have an overall HS average of 80+


Have received a 70+ on any Common Core Math Regents


Have a strong interest in science


Summer mentorship also requires ELA Regents score of 70+


Application Instructions


Applications are due in January for spring semester DNA Detectives class, and late May for summer mentorship


Applications must be submitted online


Questions?

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