IN FINANCIAL AID
Founded by Harvard and Oxford researchers, the Lumiere Research Scholar Program helps students work 1-on-1 with a Ph.D. mentor to learn about the cutting edge in their field of interest and produce an independent research project.
A GLOBAL COMMUNITY OF AMBITIOUS STUDENTS
Our students and mentors represent some of the most globally competitive institutions.
Lumiere PhD Mentors
RESEARCH DEPENDS ON MENTORSHIP
That's why we have over 1000 mentors from world-class universities excited to train the next generation of researchers.
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Physics and Astrophysics
Atmospheric and Space Sciences
Our students have gone on to join the world's best universities, start non-profits, and represent their countries in global competitions.
Cancer mRNA Vaccines as a Promising Approach for Treating Luminal A Breast Cancer
Alexandra's Lumiere research paper will be published in the International Journal of High School Research this year.
WHY DO RESEARCH?
MAKE AN IMPACT ON THE WORLD
Every day, we read about research that changes our lives - from studies on vaccines to new computational algorithms. Each of these breakthroughs comes from researchers working to advance their field.
GAIN EXPERTISE IN
The goal of research is to extend human knowledge in an area. So, when you do research, you learn about the advances that came before you and contribute to our current knowledge.
STAND OUT FOR ADMISSIONS
Creating a research project is an effective way for you to showcase your strengths and demonstrate your abilities. Doing research can help at each stage of life – whether applying to college, grad school, or your next job.
Credit Partnership with the University of California, San Diego
We are proud to partner with the University of California, San Diego Extended Studies (UCSD Extended Studies). Any student who successfully completes one of our programs is eligible to receive post-baccalaureate credit from UCSD Extended Studies.
ARE YOU UP FOR THE CHALLENGE?
WE LOVE HEARING FROM OUR LUMIERE COMMUNITY!
Ocean View High School, USA
Lumiere Research Scholar, 2021
Research Area - Medicine and Public Health
"As the end of the year approached, I was reflecting on my path so far in education and I realized really how significant my time at Lumiere was. I was a "Luminati" in 2021 and the research that I conducted motivated me to pursue research and really find joy in self-exploration in science. While I am still a current junior in high school I found that I could conduct high-level research all on my own."
HEAR FROM LUMIERE ALUMNI AND A FORMER ADMISSIONS OFFICER
How do colleges value research experience in students? In this session, Sam Jeong, a former admission officer at Dartmouth talks about Lumiere and how research is viewed in the college admission process.