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 in the News

Young Scholars Engage in Real-World Research With UConn Mentors

The Dean's Office at the University of Connecticut summarized the accomplishments of the 2021 YSSS Program.


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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Young Scholars Senior Summit Program
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Storrs, CT 06269-3007