Project SEED gives economically disadvantaged high school students the rare opportunity to perform college-level research under the guidance of a volunteer scientist mentor.
Mentors oversee just one or two SEED students, giving them individualized attention and offering guidance on education and career plans. As these new worlds are opened to them, they are inspired to reach their true potential.
The average Project SEED student’s family income is less than $30,000,
yet, after this pivotal experience:
Your entire contribution directly supports a stipend that allows a Project SEED student to participate in the summer research program.
Project SEED eased my mind about majoring in a science field that many people said was very difficult.”
Tapping the enormous reservoir of talent in our nation’s minority and disadvantaged youth builds a more equitable, scientifically literate society, and may grow a chemist where previously there might not have been one.