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Program Description

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.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IS NOW AVAILABLE!

Accepted students must participate in the program from June 4-June 9, 2017.

Program Overview

  • College-level academic activities
  • Site visits to research laboratory environment
  • Research teams project presentations
  • Guest presenters
  • Bar-b-que with professors

How to Apply

Recommendations

Two letters of recommendation are required. These should be from:

  1. A school counselor or teacher
  2. 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.

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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 April 21, 2017, and all applicants will receive notification of their admission status by May 5, 2017.

UPDATE: SCHOLARSHIP IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS. SCHOLARSHIP IS AVAILABLE BASED ON FINANCIAL NEED.

Application Form Download

Contact

For more information, please contact Vivia Hill-Silcott at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 706-542-6466.

Mailing Address

Vivia Hill-Silcott
Diversity Programs Coordinator
University of Georgia
College of Pharmacy
Athens, GA 30602

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