Program Length: Peer review process that occurs for less than a month
Admissions Requirement: A completed original research project within the past 1-2 years with a mentor. High school students from anywhere are eligible to participate.
Admissions Deadline: The beginning of December
Highlight: Calling all young scientists! Have you been itching to get your research published, but don’t know where to start? Then the Vanderbilt Young Scientist Journal research publication opportunity could be perfect for you! This research publication opportunity aims to recognize the outstanding achievements of high school scientists around the world by publishing their scientific papers for free! In order to have your work considered, you must be a current high school student, have completed a research project within the past 1-2 years, and have your co-authors (including the principal investigator/mentor of the lab) consent to the submission. A large aspect of the publication of a scientific journal is the peer review process. This research publication opportunity features experts from Vanderbilt University who will examine, review, and critique your work. Even if your work isn’t selected to be part of the final publication, you will have received a surplus of free, high-quality feedback that can help you improve your paper for the next submission round. So, if you’re ready to take advantage of this prestigious research publication opportunity, then make sure to check out some of the past issues and submit your paper today!