Resource: Virginia Governor's Mentorship for Marine Sciences (Richmond, VA)
Website: Virginia Governor's Mentorship for Marine Sciences (Richmond, VA)
Organization: Virginia Governor's Schools
Description: The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Governor's School is a five-week summer residential school provided in cooperation with Christopher Newport University. For 14 years, this program has been serving high achieving high school students throughout the state of Virginia and providing participants with exceptional, authentic experiences in marine research. Each summer, VIMS hosts six gifted/talented students who have demonstrated interest in and aptitude for marine science. The program is structured as an apprenticeship, and is administered concurrently with a similar program sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). These apprenticeships offer a broad variety of marine research experiences, and specific learner outcomes and achievements vary accordingly as each student works with a faculty sponsor on an authentic VIMS research project.

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