Supported by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation the Young Scholars Senior Summit (YSSS) program engages JKCF scholars in high-level learning in areas of their interest. The goal of YSSS is for scholars to work on authentic research projects with mentors who are experts in their disciplines. The Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development coordinates the YSSS program by facilitating scholar placement at “mentorship sites” with faculty around the UConn Storrs campus.

YSSS 2020 Program Canceled Due to COVID-19

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has made the difficult decision to cancel the YSSS program for this summer due to the spread of the coronavirus and in an effort to protect scholars and staff. The YSSS staff agree with the decision to keep everyone safe and healthy. We hope to use this time to plan for next year.

YSSS in the News

WHUS Radio: Dec. 04, 2019- d’Archive Episode 32: Young Scholars Senior Summit and Social Justice 

Three Scholars discuss social justice research projects they contributed to at their mentorship sites.

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Storrs, CT 06269-3007