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CRI Summer Program

Work with a top university professor to complete an undergraduate-level research project in only 6 weeks!

About the Crimson Research Institute Summer Program (CRISP)

Program Dates: July 5, 2022 - August 14, 2022

CRISP is a unique opportunity to complete a months-long research project in only six weeks! Use your summer to learn new skills, engage with your peers, learn from top university professors and enhance your college applications from the comfort of your home.


During CRISP, students will write a research paper or complete a project with professor guidance in a small online group classroom setting of 3-10 students.

It's a great learning opportunity for those new to research-- your project will feature your own original hypothesis using secondary data, which you can publish in professional academic journals.

No application required! Open to all eligible students. 

Duration: 6 weeks

Registration Closes: July 4, 2022

Program Cost: $3,800 USD*

*Don't miss the 8% early bird discount! Valid until June 17, 2022 only.

Receive a certificate at the end of the program!

Benefits of CRISP

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Research Competitions

Present your research at competitions to win cool prizes like cash and internships

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Expert Mentorship

Learn from a Top 10 US university professor! Grow your academic network

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Learn about Publishing

With our publication module, learn how to publish your research in an academic journal

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Fortify your Applications

Undergraduate-level research while in high school is unique, impressive, and shows your skill

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Present at a Conference

Enter the world of scholarship by presenting your research at international conferences

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Invaluable Education

Stay ahead of your peers upon entering university by gaining hands-on research experience

Summer 2022 Offerings in Science

Computer Science

Work with Dr. Sakk, Cornell University, to conduct research on Computer Science!
Topic: Deep Learning and A.I.

Environmental Science

Work with Dr. Hopkins, Oxford University, to conduct research on Environmental Science!
Topic: Urban Air Pollution


Work with Dr. Basson, Kings College London, to conduct research on Genetics! Topic:

Epigenetics and Neuro-Developmental Conditions


Work with Dr. Isacoff, Columbia University and Dr. McMillian, Smith College to conduct research on Psychology! Topic: Language Acquisition


Educational Requirements

All students must currently be high school students or entering high school (Grade 9)

*Schedule a consultation for an exception

Language Requirements

Must have basic English language skills. If student requires additional language assistance, must sign up for supplemental English Scientific Language course.

Location Requirements

Must have internet access for this online virtual program. All students from all over the world are welcome!

Supplemental Course:

English Scientific Language and Analysis


Work with a Harvard Teaching Fellow, PhD(c) on how to understand and analyze scientific literature in the English language!

This supplemental course is perfect for students who:

  • Would like additional assistance conducting research in the English language

  • Would like to grow their scientific vocabulary

  • Would like to improve their oral presentation skills in English

Course Cost: $800 USD*

*Don't miss the 8% early bird discount! Valid until June 17, 2022 only.

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