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Research Experience for High School Students (REHSS)

The 2020 REHSS program application is now open and can be accessed using the following link  Program dates are May 26-July 8, 2020 and students must be able to participate in the full 6 week program.

Please note that the committee will ONLY review applications from rising seniors (>16 years of age by May 262020) that live within the approved counties (Davidson, Robertson, Sumner, Williamson, Cheatham, Rutherford, and Wilson County) or can provide proof that they will reside in an approved county with a supervising adult (>18 years of age) during the entire 6 week program


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The Research Experience for High School Students is an intense, 6-week scientific research internship at Vanderbilt University, centering on full immersion in a Vanderbilt University or Vanderbilt University Medical Center research lab. Students engage in an independent research project under the mentorship of a research faculty member at Vanderbilt.