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 even higher in your studies with the confidence and experience gained through this exciting summer program!
Girls entering 7th, 8th and 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 a two-week session in biology, ecology, chemistry or physics.

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

Who is eligible to apply?
Girls entering 7th, 8th and 9th grades

When will the next sessions be held?
Summer 2019 sessions are full. Dates for Summer 2020 sessions will be available in early 2020. Please complete the inquiry form below if you would like to receive information at that time.

Where is Girls in Science held?
Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105

What does the program cost?
Nothing! Girls in Science is a FREE learning experience.

Inquiry 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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