High School Students

Become a START Scholar

The START Program is an opportunity for students like you to learn more about STEM in college and as a career. As a START Scholar you will have the opportunity to interact with faculty at the University of Kentucky, meet with current college students and Peer Educators, and engage with authentic STEM experiences through our START partners.

Previous START Scholars have:

  • Virtually toured Space Tango 
  • Participated in "Ask the Professor" 
  • Worked with Peer Educators from UK
  • Completed Higher Orbits kits
  • Engaged in Gross Anatomy labs
  • Presented on research
  • and more!

Want to get involved with the START Program? Contact us today!


This project was made possible by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA), Grant Number R25 GM132961, from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIGMS or NIH.