Please note that the 2020 Summer Science Institute has been cancelled due to COVID-19. We hope to see you in 2021!
The Dean Stuart Feldman Summer Science Institute is designed to provide an introduction and overview of the many career opportunities which are available in the pharmacy profession. The six-day summer program exposes high school students to classroom and laboratory experiences, and provides components of what students should expect from the college experience.
Participants are expected daily and must participate actively in all facets of the program. Rising juniors and seniors in high school who are interested in sciences and pharmacy are encouraged to apply.
PROGRAM PARTICIPATION COST PER STUDENT is $350.00
$200 Laboratory fee
$150 Housing fee
All other cost associated with the program is covered by grants, gifts, in-kind services, and College of Pharmacy.
SCHOLARSHIP IS AVAILABLE BASED ON FINANCIAL NEED.
Accepted students must participate in the program from May 31 – June 5, 2020.
- College-level academic activities
- Site visits to research laboratory environment
- Research teams project presentations
- Guest presenters
- Bar-b-que with professors
How to Apply
Two letters of recommendation are required. These should be from:
- A school counselor or teacher
- A second person of your choosing
You should select individuals who know you personally and can speak to your academic ability, initiative, character, extracurricular involvement, and potential for leadership.
In addition, you will need to arrange for your high school to submit a copy of your academic records.
Application for admission review process:
Please print and complete the application form (download at the link below) in its entirety prior to the deadline date. Along with the application, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of your transcript must be received prior to the application review process. The deadline date for application is March 27, 2020, and all applicants will receive notification of their admission status by April 10, 2020.
UPDATE: SCHOLARSHIP IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS. SCHOLARSHIP IS AVAILABLE BASED ON FINANCIAL NEED.
Application Form Download
- Summer Science Institute Application Form
- Summer Science Institute Housing Scholarship Application Form
- Summer Science Institute Information Sheet
For more information, please contact Dr. Vivia Hill-Silcott at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 706-542-6466.
Vivia Hill-Silcott, Ph.D.
Director of Diversity Programs, Academic Support, and Dean Stuart Feldman Summer Science Institute
University of Georgia
College of Pharmacy
Athens, GA 30602