Perry Research Scholars Institute
Grades 8 through 10 (current academic year)
Jul 09, 2017-Jul 21, 2017
Students who are currently (academic year 2016–2017) in grades 8–10 may apply for the Perry Research Scholars Institute (PRSI) a two-week residential summer academic program at The University of Iowa. PRSI students will experience first-hand the wide variety of research that takes place at a research intensive university. Students will develop an understanding of research that extends well beyond bench science through exposure to research in fields such as anthropology, business, education, engineering, medicine, psychology, sustainability, etc. Students will engage in a curriculum that integrates the knowledge construction process across these varied and diverse disciplines. They will spend their days with experts in seminars, on research tours, and learning hands-on research techniques.