Research Scholar Program

Work with top researchers from the world’s most prestigious universities. Learn from experts on cutting-edge research and write research papers that will help you with University Application applications and the future.
7 Jun - 31 Aug 2021
Ages 13+

About the Program

program overview Overview

With the Lumiere Research Scholar Program, students will get a chance to delve deeper into a subject of their interest and make valuable contributions to the field. The student will be paired up with a world-class PhD scholar in the same field who will guide the student through the research process to produce an independent research process. Creating a research project is an effective way for you to showcase your strengths and demonstrate your abilities. It can help at each stage of life – whether applying to college, grad school, or your next job.

program details Description
  • 12-week research program
  • 5 individual sessions with world-class researcher
  • 4 seminar sessions with world-class researcher (2-4 students)
  • 2 individual sessions with writing coach
  • 5 workshops on research process
Course Schedule
Week 1
Meet with your mentor and align on a topic
Weeks 2-4
Explore the topic and identity a research question
Weeks 5-9
Write research paper with 1-1 support from research mentor
Weeks 10-12
Revise the paper and submit it for evaluation
Skills Developed

Creating an independent project

Gaining familiarity with the research process

Integrating multiple sources of information together

student takeways Student Takeaways

A 15-20 page independent research paper

An evaluation report

A certificate of completion

Hear from our explorers

Cathedral & John Connon School, Mumbai, India

"I learned so much not only about sustainability, environmental justice, cities and the informal economy, but also about the research process and academic writing….The Lumiere program has served as such a great springboard into the world of research for me."

Phan Boi Chau High School for the Gifted, Vietnam

“Besides being an academically rigorous program, the learning environment in Lumiere is also so friendly... Everyone is so supportive, responsive, and always available from the director (Stephen) to the program manager."

Stonehill International School, Bangalore, India

"The Lumiere Research Scholar Program allowed me to connect two passions of mine – tennis and coding – to work on an amazing project! ... Not only did I get to learn so much about the research process from the team and my mentor Patrick, but also about the numerous machine learning skills."

About Our Partner

Lumiere’s mission is to train the next generation of scholars and leaders. Students work with top researchers from the world’s most prestigious universities. They learn about the cutting edge of their field, and to produce unique research papers tailored to our students’ interests and passions.

Our research mentors are world-class researchers who are in a selective PhD program or have recently finished their PhDs. They include Rhodes Scholars, Stanford PhDs, and researchers whose work has been cited in publications like The Economist and BBC.


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