University of New Hampshire Project SMART Summer Institute


Project SMART (Science and Mathematics Achievement through Research Training) is a 4-weeklong program aimed at challenging, educating, and motivating talented high school juniors and seniors in science and mathematics. The participants study advanced topics in three areas of science through lectures, demonstrations, hands-on laboratory experience, and field trips, and learn how to do research with UNH faculty and graduate students. The three areas are: Biotechnology & Nanotechnology, Marine & Environmental Science, and Space Science The program emphasizes interdisciplinary nature of the various scientific fields, with special attention paid to the applications and implications (economic, social, environmental, legal, ethical and moral) of the scientific advancements in each of these fields to the society. The program celebrated its 26th year in 2017. In recent years, the program has attracted students from a very diverse population from as far away as the most rural districts of Alaska to Puerto Rico, Turkey, Greece, Canada, Spain, Germany, and many states within the US. Scholarships are available to needy students. More details at Students get 4 college credits.

Additional Information

Gender Coed

Minimum Age 15

Camp Dates July 1 to July 27, 2018

Camp Cities Durham, New Hampshire

Year Established 1991

Camp Director Email

Camp Capacity 70

Camp Length 4 weeks

Cost Per Week $950

Financial Aid Offered Yes, available


46 College Road, University of New Hampshire, Rudm
Durham NH
Dover, New Hampshire 03824
United States


  • Intensive hands on experience in Biotechnology, nanotechnology, space science, marine and environmental science; lectures, discussions, field trips, very diverse group, international participants welcome

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