University of Connecticut UConn Mentor Connection

 

Overview

This program for rising high school sophomores and juniors who are in the top quarter of their class allows students to participate in creative projects and research investigations in the arts and sciences under the supervision of university mentors. Research topics include archaeology, biology, chemistry, materials science, engineering, physics, psychology, Web design, education, nursing, pharmacy, arts and humanities. Special presentations address SAT preparation, college admissions and financial aid, and career planning. Recreation and weekend trips balance academic work.

General Info

Name University of Connecticut UConn Mentor Connection
Location Storrs, CT
Year-round Contacts 860-486-0283
Program Focuses & Features Archaeology, Astronomy, Basketball, Conservation, Creative Writing, Engineering, Expository Writing, Fine Arts, Hiking, Math, Medicine/Healthcare, Painting, Science, Swimming, Volleyball
Grade Range (rising grades) 11-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 15-17
Application Deadline March
Director Joseph S. Renzulli, Director
Residential Fee $3800, 3 weeks. College credit.
Year Established 1996
Dates & Sessions 1 session, 3 weeks long

Contact

Joseph S. Renzulli, Director
860-486-0283