High school students interested in dentistry, medicine, or pharmacy can apply for the Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP). This is a summer program located on the Morgantown WVU campus designed to enhance the competitiveness of students as they prepare to apply to these programs and is FREE for those who qualify. Students can apply if they are a junior in high school (dental hygiene interest only) or a graduating high school senior interested in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical technology or exercise physiology. More information on HCOP can be found at:
Are you interested in majoring in Chemistry at WVU? Click here for general information, more specific information about classes or information about Chemistry Scholarships.
The Teaching Excellence At College for High Achievement in West Virginia (TEACH-WV) Scholarship program recruits undergraduate students to become secondary STEM teachers. TEACH-WV aims to recruit 20 students to complete the Benedum Collaborative 5 year teacher-training program. Scholars earn a STEM bachelor’s degree, as well as a master’s degree in education upon completing the program. In exchange for 3 years of support ($10,000 per year), scholarship recipients will teach for 6 years in high need West Virginia schools. Click here to watch a promotional video, download an
on the scholarship, or email Prof. Kasi Jackson at Kasi.Jackson@mail.wvu.edu with specific questions.
Camp STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) is a one-week summer program that shows you what engineering, math, and the basic sciences are really all about. You will also have a chance to experience campus-living, as well as meet other students your age from across the state. So, if you’re ready to have fun and learn about fields that interest you, apply now!
WVNano Summer Science Day Camp for middle school students. This non-residential science camp introduces students to the fun science of things that can be thousands of times smaller than the diameter of a human hair or larger than galaxies.
Engineers of Tomorrow sponsored by the WVU College of Engineering and Mineral Resources offers a weeklong summer program that exposes high school students to college life and to high-tech career opportunities in engineering and technology fields.
Seamless Transition Program at WVU is a 3-week intensive high school summer bridge program in which students earn up to 7 credits of coursework (prep chem, college algebra, orientation, calculus, psychology, etc.) while experiencing college life prior to the freshman year. Targeted participants interested in majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math, may apply to have Seamless Transition Program costs defrayed by WVNano/LSAMP See Program Description
is a summer bridge program concurrent with STP
that offers courses in math or preparatory chemistry. Application information is available on the WVNano/LSAMP
Preliminary Education Portion of HCOP (Health Careers Opportunity rogram) provides a 6-week pre-freshman bridge program for WV students interested in health-related careers (dentistry, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, etc.).