The George Washington University (GW) offers science exposure and research pipeline programs to stimulate interest in the next generation of scientists and health care providers, while fostering a diverse and inclusive community. Pipeline training programs described here offer students the opportunity for mentorship and experiential learning.
- DC Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP): This health sciences-focused high school academy exposes students to health care topics and careers.
- The DC Health and Academic Prep Program (DC HAPP): High school students learn about potential health care professions and are mentored through the college application process.
- Health Education and Leadership Program (HELP): This program from the Rodham Institute promotes health awareness, advocacy, and careers in medicine or any health science-related fields.
- GW Summer Program Advancing Research on Cancer (GW-SPARC): GW-SPARC engages diverse undergraduates in a mentored summer research experience at the GW Cancer Center.
- Luther Rice Undergraduate Research Fellowship: Rice Fellowships provide support for GW student research mentored by a GW faculty mentor.
- Clark Engineering Scholars: The James & Alice B. Clark Foundation supports GW engineering students in research.
- Mentored Experience to Expand Opportunities in Research (METEOR): This program is a competitive fellowship for incoming medical students interested in an academic research career.
- Scholarly Concentration: This educational program provides enriched GW medical student research experiences and opportunities.