Research and study opportunities for high school students

Listed by continent, with age and citizenship/residency requirements. First draft of this list comes from AstrophysicsGirl and the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth summer program list and internship list. Though many of the study programs have a tuition fee, financial aid is sometimes available.

North America

Arizona - Astronomy Camp, ages 12-19, international.

Colorado and New Mexico - Summer Science Program, grades 10-11, international.

New York - Alfred University Astronomy Camp, summer before grades 11-12, international.

Puerto Rico - Arecibo Observatory Space Academy, grades 9-12, Puerto Rican residents.

Multiple locations - Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, grades 7-12, international. Note that these programs require an entrance exam.


Italy - ESO Astronomy Camp, ages 16-18, ESO member state and ESO science outreach network country citizens (Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Albania, Australia, Chile, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, USA).

Norway - European Space Camp, ages 17-20, international.

Portugal - AstroCamp, secondary school, EU citizens.

UK - Space School UK, ages 13-18, UK residents.

New location each year - International Astronomical Youth Camp, ages 16-24, international.

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