The Tulane Science Scholars Program (TSSP) gives high school students the opportunity to take college-credit courses taught by Tulane faculty in the School of Science and Engineering before high school graduation. The TSSP is a selective program for rising 10th through 12th grade students who have exceptional talent in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics. A variety of courses in science and engineering are offered each summer and have a workload similar to that of a regular undergraduate course. During the course of a two-week session, students will also attend lunch-n-learns with invited speakers as well as tour many of our science and engineering research labs including the Tulane Makerspace.
The TSSP is a residential program and students will have the option to live on campus in a dormitory for an additional fee. For the students that opt to live on-campus, there are some scheduled activities, which are included in the cost of living on campus. However, since students are taking rigorous college-level courses, activities are not over-scheduled in order to provide the students with ample free time to read and study. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The Tulane Science Scholars Program is run by the Center for K-12 STEM Education housed in the School of Science and Engineering. Please visit the Center for more information.
Who: Rising 10th-12th grade students
Dates: Session 1: July 9th – July 20th, 2018
Session 2: July 23rd – August 3rd, 2018
Credits: Each two-week session is 3-credit hours (may be transferable to another university)
Tuition Cost: $1500 in-state and $1700 out-of-state
Room & Board (optional): please check the TSSP website for details regarding the 2018 program