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Project SEEDS

Participants are given a research project in chemistry and are supervised by a Case Western Reserve University scientist-mentor. Summer I students will receive a fellowship award of $2,500, while summer II student will receive a fellowship award of $3,000 for 8 weeks of full-time work (~35-40 hours/week). The summer 2013 program runs from June 17 to August 9.

Note: High School seniors who have participated in a Project SEED summer program are eligible to apply for a one-year, non-renewable college scholarship of up to $5,000.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be considering a science major or career
  • Have completed a one-year introductory high school chemistry course
  • Will begin your high school junior or senior year in Fall 2013
  • Can establish your family income meets the 2013 Federal Poverty Guidelines by providing copy of parent/guardian’s 2012 IRS 1040 Form. Income information is confidential and will be used only for the purpose of verifying eligibility for participation in Project SEED.
  • You have read and understood the Project SEED program guidelines (PDF).

For specific questions, or to request additional information about the Project SEED program, please contact the program coordinator Carlos E. Crespo directly at