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Pioneer Research Program – Summer Research Program for High-Achievers

Looking for a summer research program for high-achieving 9th,10th and 11th grade students?

Register for an online information session before April 1st to learn more about this one-of-kind research opportunity exclusively for high school students.

Founded in 2012, the Pioneer Research Program is the only fully-accredited virtual research institute for students in high school. Last year, 28% of applicants were accepted for research positions in 30 fields across STEM, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. Selected scholars are interest-driven, academically excellent students who want to pursue research that meets the highest standards of undergraduate level work.

All selected scholars are mentored first in small international groups and then in one-on-one research by faculty of highly-respected colleges and universities. Admitted Pioneer scholars receive training in research methodologies, access to digital undergraduate libraries, and connections to a global alumni community of 4,192 young leaders from 71 countries.

Pioneer Academics’ 2022 summer term application deadline is April 10th. Learn more at