The Provost's Summer Mentorship Program began in 2006 as a summer college preparatory experience offered to Philadelphia 10th and 11th grade public and charter school students.
Admitted students were paired with one of our five affiliate
University of Pennsylvania Professional Schools:
Perelman School of Medicine
Engineering & Applied Sciences
Participants experience hands-on, experiential learning, through a creatively designed curricula developed to highlight and offer exploration into the various career choices featured by the Provost's Summer Mentorship Program.
Each year 70-80 participants share in this experience. In addition to the curricula provided participants are also exposed to SAT test preparation, financial literacy, life skills and post-secondary educational access workshops, as well as other services provided to help them hone their skills and strengthen their self-confidence to foster the understanding that
College is an attainable goal well within their grasps!!