These programs assists with the rigors of transitioning from high school to a challenging college curriculum. The demanding course schedule is augmented with field trips and motivational seminars.
The Morehouse College Upward Bound Math/Science Regional Center is designed to provide 50 eligible students an intensive six-week summer curriculum to students currently enrolled in high school throughout the southeast region of the United States. This program assists students to develop critical thinking, scientific, analytical skills, and effective expressions. Students will be given the opportunity to work in various labs and get hands-on computer experience. Students will be given exposure to a variety of science, math and engineering careers. Students also will experience innovative instructional methodologies.
The Morehouse College Upward Bound Math/Science State Center is designed to provide 50 eligible students an intensive six-week summer curriculum to students currently enrolled in high school throughout the state of Georgia. This program assists students to develop critical thinking, scientific, analytical skills, and effective expressions. Students will be given the opportunity to work in various labs and get hands-on computer experience. Students will be given exposure to a variety of science, math and engineering careers. Students also will experience innovative instructional methodologies. Students will take classes in Mathematics, Technical Writing, 2 Sciences (including 1 laboratory science), and a Foreign Language. Students will conduct research at various lab sites throughout the southeastern region.
The Mission of Project GRAD Atlanta is to collaborate with the Atlanta Public Schools in order to increase the number of students graduating from high school and college. Project GRAD Atlanta provides critical academic, behavioral, social services, and college access interventions for traditionally-underserved populations of students from economically-disadvantaged communities attending the Atlanta Public Schools.
These programs are designed for pre-freshmen entering Morehouse College. They will experience college material, research and classes to make transitioning into college easier for them individually.
This program assists with the rigors of transitioning from high school to a challenging college curriculum. The demanding course schedule is augmented with field trips and motivational seminars.
Designed for male students with leadership consciousness that are self-disciplined and have an interest in multi-national business and or STEM.
The partnership between Morehouse College and Clayton County has been formed with the mission to achieve positive student outcomes through applied learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
The Pre-Freshman Bridge Summer Science Program is a powerful six week session for pre-freshman who will declare a major in biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, engineering or mathematics. This Bridge program is designed to give participants an accelerated start in college, and aid their adjustment to the regiment of college life. This program is free.
These programs are designed for college students attending Morehouse College. They will experience research in a variety of STEM fields from these programs.
Funded in full by the United States Department of Education, the Morehouse College Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program is a year round graduate school preparatory internship with an eight week summer research component designed to prepare first generation undergraduates demonstrating strong academic potential for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. The program provides research opportunities, faculty mentors, opportunities to publish and/or present research findings, and assistance with the graduate school application process. The primary goal of the program is to increase the attainment of Ph.D. degrees by students from underrepresented segments of society. The Morehouse College McNair Program encourages participants to enroll in graduate programs and tracks their progress through to the successful completion of advanced degrees. The McNair Program is supported by the Council of Graduate Schools and the Department of Education’s Council for Opportunity in Education.
The major goal of the Dr. John H. Hopps, Jr. Defense Research Scholars Program is to increase by two-fold the number of Morehouse students pursuing graduate degrees in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics. In order to achieve this goal, students must participate in a highly structured program that includes research-based mentoring with faculty, seminars, courses, and other social and extracurricular activities as well as initiatives designed to support the Dr. John H. Hopps, Jr. Defense Research Scholars Program. Furthermore, the program strives to equip its participants with the skills necessary to solve the problems of tomorrow through an interdisciplinary approach modeled after the efforts of Dr. John H. Hopps, Jr.
The Morehouse NuMaSS Summer Program is a powerful four-week experience for rising 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders who have a desire and/or aptitude to pursue an
undergraduate degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Rising 12th graders must be returning students only. This science program caters to high and middle
school students in the Atlanta Metropolitan area who desire an opportunity to engage
in college courses and college laboratories, thus strengthening and reinforcing their fundamental science and mathematics skills.
Funded in full by the United States Department of Education, the Greater Orlando Upward Bound Math and Science Program (GOUBMS) is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students. The goal of the program is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in math and science and to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in math and science, and ultimately
careers in the math and science profession. The program provides summer programs
with intensive math and science training; year-round counseling and advisement;
exposure to university faculty members who do research in mathematics and the
sciences; computer training; and participant-conducted scientific research under the
guidance of faculty members or graduate students, who are serving as mentors; education or counseling services designed to improve the financial and economic literacy of students; and programs and activities previously mentioned that are specially designed for students who are limited English proficient, students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education, students with disabilities,
students who are homeless children and youths, students who are in foster care or are
aging out of foster care system or other disconnected students.
Teen Leaders of America (TLA) summer experience at Morehouse College is a 6-week
leadership development and college preparatory program for teens ages 13-17. The
summer experience includes leadership and personal development workshops, college
tours, parties, field trips and more! For additional details, please visit
The Coca-Cola Pre-College Leadership Program is designed to introduce participants to the traits, skills and behaviors necessary for effective 21st century leadership.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a federal agency responsible for the nation’s efforts “to prevent unnecessary illness and death and enhance the health of the American people.” The mission of the CDC is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability and strives to protect people’s health and safety, provide reliable health information, and improve health. Many of these areas of concern include environmental and occupational hazards, behavioral risks, chronic diseases, and emerging infectious diseases. CDC accomplishes its mission by working with partners throughout the nation and world to monitor health, detect and investigate health problems, conduct applied research to enhance prevention, develop and advocate sound public health policies, implement prevention strategies, promote healthy behaviors, foster safe and healthful environments, and provide leadership and training. In an effort to provide training and research opportunities for minorities interested in the health professions, the CDC has entered into a cooperative agreement with Morehouse College to support programs administered by the Public Health Sciences Institute (PHSI). Through this agreement PHSI administers and supports various educational and research programs including the summer internship program, Project: IMHOTEP.
The primary goals of the Morehouse College MBRS RISE Program are to increase the number of Morehouse students successfully matriculating in the sciences, and increase the number of graduates pursuing and completing graduate study in biomedical research programs. The Program is based on a philosophy which endorses a community of learners and scholars as a vehicle to research training. In addition to academic mentoring and research training experiences, scholars are required to participate in a number of activities which enhance group cohesion, peer support and community service.
The Pre-freshman Summer Enrichment Program (PSEP) is a dynamic six-week academic
enhancement and college readiness program that offers Morehouse pre-freshmen a
challenging and rewarding experience on the historic campus of Morehouse College.
This summer program is designed to strengthen the student’s academic skills, study
habits, time management skills and help prepare them for the challenging academic
environment they will encounter during their matriculation at Morehouse. This
program will also give students a beneficial head start on their journey at Morehouse,
and will assist them in their adjustment to collegiate life.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) program is a scientific research based
initiative. The goal is to increase educational opportunities for academically talented
students through scientific discovery and STEM field research mentorships with
Morehouse faculty in the Division of Science and Mathematics. The program focus will
involve a research-intensive program of study for students majoring in the sciences
(biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, psychology, mathematics, and engineering), which will integrate classroom and laboratory research at Morehouse during the summer and throughout the academic year. All students are expected to participate in the Frederick E. Mapp Symposium research forum. A recruitment process of qualified students will determine the candidates who will participate in this expanded research program.
Morehouse Pan-African Global Experience programs are designed to allow you to experience contemporary cultures of African heritage shaped by different geo-political settings in a global world. “Pan” means “across.” It is an opportunity to see across African diversity to what may be common – cultures and beliefs passed down from generation to generation, across seas and despite hardships. The “Pan-African” outlook is characterized by the vision of people of African heritage coming together to rediscover this civilization’s unique historic characteristics and to bring about a renaissance. Can Africa and the global African Diaspora come together to once again create a legacy of contributions to solving global human and ecological challenges, as Africa did in the past? Currently, MPAGE offers cross-cultural experiences for youth from the U.S. and Africa (Ghana and Burkina Faso)
The Morehouse Wide Initiative for Sustainable Energy is a grant awarded in 2010 by the National Science Foundation (Award #1043330). The STEM based M-WISE program utilizes the strengths and resources of the entire institution for students to become leaders in global arena of sustainable energy. The goals of M-WiISE are to develop and institutionalize: 1) an energy curriculum that is interdisciplinary, transformative, STEM based and institution wide; and 2) an Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) that is linked to the energy curriculum.
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