Summer Residential Governor's Mentorship in Marine Science

Christopher Newport University

  • $2947

  • June 28 2020

  • Rolling deadlines, apply soon when you're ready!

  • 10th - 11th

  • Yes


Virginia Institute of Marine Science -ะป_VIMS Governor's School TheVirginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Governor's School is a 4-week summer residential school provided in cooperation with Christopher Newport University. Since 1993, this program has been serving high-achieving high school students throughout Virginia and providing participants with authentic experiences in marine research. Each summer, VIMS hosts up to 6 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). VIMS 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 a VIMS research project. The objectives of the program are for students to Since their inception in 1973, the Virginia Governor's Schools have been providing some of the state's most able students with academically challenging and enriching programs that reach far beyond what is offered in their public school. With the support of the General Assembly and the Board of Education, the Governor's Schools include summer residential, summer regional, and academic-year programs. Educational opportunities are available in science, mathematics, technology, the arts, and humanities. Participants' experiences are consistent with Virginia's Standards of Learning as identified by the Virginia Department of Education. To apply, visit the Department of Education website, scroll down to "Applications," and click on "Mentorship Application for Engineering, Life Sciences & Medicine, and Marine Science."

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Newport News, Virginia


June 28 2020

Financial AID


Grade Levels

10th / 11th

Last Updated on

December 21 2019

Opportunity Types

Summer Program

Important Dates

Start Date

June 28 2020

End Date

July 25 2020

Deadline Date

Rolling deadlines, apply soon when you're ready!


No multiple sessions

Science, Health and Medicine