Why choose Polygence?
Polygence is dedicated to democratizing access to research opportunities for high school students. Our team of academics and educators is united in this passion. Together, we have expertise across STEM, the arts, and the humanities that we are excited to share with interested students.
If you’re ready to dive deep into a research topic of your choice
You will go deep across 10 sessions with an expert mentor on a topic of your choosing and control the plan, implementation, and outcome of your unique research project!
Program Length: 3-5 months
If you're unsure about what your passions are
You will meet with three world class mentors in the fields of your choice to get concrete on what those career paths could look like in the "real world." You'll gain more clarity and direction on what you resonate with and what to explore further.
Program Length: up to one month
Projects that help you get into your dream college
Now at Northwestern University
"My mentor made sure to create a safe environment for me to ask questions and make mistakes. He would always direct me to the right resources. It was probably the most productive learning experience that I've been through in my life."
Research paper on mechanical walker for Mars rovers
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Expert mentors from top universities and industries
Polygence mentors are selected based on their exceptional academic background, teaching experience, and unique ability to inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers.
Our expert mentors come from the top universities in the world. Once you embark on your Polygence project, we take into account your background and passion to match you with the best mentor for you. Polygence has a pool of 2000+ mentors with over 40 subjects represented, so we can find the right expert to guide you throughout your research. Your mentor will coach you through your project and expose you to academic research beyond the high school level.
Our Innovation Partners
Stanford University and Polygence research partnership
Polygence has partnered with Stanford University to provide state-of-the-art pedagogical feedback for our mentors.Learn more
MIT and Polygence partner through the Sandbox Innovation Program
Polygence was incubated at MIT as part of its Sandbox Innovation Program.Learn more