For the most advanced research experience, you will work with your mentor to complete a research paper featuring original data, and receive personalized publication strategy support.
What's included in your Innovator Program?
The Innovator Program is the most in-depth research program for highly motivated students.
You will work with your mentor to write a research paper featuring original data - conducted yourself through experimentation, data collection, and analysis - and receive personalized publication strategy support.
Duration: 12-18 months
You'll learn about research basics and research methods via an online learning module with lectures and assignments
You'll meet your mentor one-on-one to explore and learn more about the topic of your research interest
You'll finalize your research paper/project topic and meet with your mentor one-on-one to complete your project
Writing and Publication Support Module
You'll have two rounds of formatting and editing support, plus 5 in-person meetings with your mentor to discuss publishing strategy
Learn Valuable Life-Long Skills
The analytical, writing, and critical thinking skills that you develop through Crimson Research Institute will give you a fantastic head start for your life at college and beyond
Mentorship from Leading Minds
Our mentors—top PhD and faculty researchers at great U.S. and UK universities—are at the cutting edge of their fields. These leading minds will guide you through the program
Stand Out in College Applications
Admissions Officers at top colleges and universities will see evidence of your intellectual curiosity, academic talents and ability to engage with college-level research
How To Apply
Register your interest (optional)
If you would like to understand more about CRI's services get in touch with us for a free consultation
Complete the application form
The application takes about 30 minutes to complete. You will need to upload a CV and school transcript, if available
Interview with a CRI administrator
You will meet with one of our CRI advisors to discuss your application further, and decide which program is right for you
Program acceptance + mentor allocation
Once accepted to the program, we will look through our portfolio of mentors to decide who is right for you