Girls in Science

Today's Students, Tomorrow's Leaders

  • Are you intrigued by your world, animals, and nature?
  • Maybe you’re fascinated by genetics or curious about coding and modeling?
  • Or perhaps you want to explore chemical analysis or mechanics?

You can soar further in your studies with the confidence and experience gained through this exciting summer program!

This summer, girls entering 7th – 9th grades are invited to become research scientists in training at the Girls-in-Science Summer Research Experience at Fontbonne University. As a student participant, you can apply for one, two-week session in biology, ecology, chemistry, or physics.

Young scientists will work alongside a Fontbonne University faculty member/disease ecologist, as well as undergraduate assistants, as you participate in hands-on research and explore what it means to be a scientist. 

Who:  Girls entering 7th – 9th grade

When: Our 2019 session dates are:

  • Biology: June 3 – 13 
  • Chemistry: June 17 – 27 
  • Ecology: June 17 – 27 
  • Biology 2: July 8 – 18 

Where: Fontbonne University, 6800 Wydown Blvd., Clayton, Mo. 63105

Cost: FREE

Registration and Application

The application period for Girls in Science 2019 has closed. If you’re interested in receiving information for Girls in Science 2020, please complete the inquiry form below. For questions, please contact Dr. Kelly Lane-deGraaf

This camp is made possible through the generous financial support of Boeing and the Monsanto Fund.

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