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  • Students riding the double decker bus
    Alexus Dotson from Olive Branch and Alyssa Garcia of New Albany enjoy a ride on Oxford's iconic Double Decker Bus during a Grove Scholars night out during the summer bridge program.
    Grove Scholars cheerfully take advantage of UM’s resources like internship and career fairs. Students in the program are compensated when they find a internship that is unpaid.
    A student and botanist in the Medicinal Plant Garden
    Grove Scholars students are exposed to and participate in all types of research activity! Here, Harry Hall of Biloxi is learning more about the Medicinal Plant Garden under the guidance of Botanist Lal Jayaratna.
    Dr. Merv Matthew lecturing in front of students
    Dr. Merv Matthew plays a pivitol role in helping Grove Scholars understand how to study, make connections, and interact with complex ideas.
    Students build DNA modules in Biology Lab
    Orlandria Smith (left) from Smithville and Michelle Tra of D’Iberville build DNA modules in Biology Lab. Grove Scholars has established pathways to help students receive undergraduate research experience.
    Students riding on the top of the double decker bus
    Bright smiles anticipating a breezy ride to the Oxford Square! The summer bridge experience prior to Freshman is the backbone of the Grove Scholars program.
    Renvy Pittman (right), Jontae Warren (left), and Devante Yates outside talking.
    UM Alum and Grove Scholars’ champion Renvy Pittman shares a laugh with Jontae Warren (left) of Booneville and Devante Yates of West Point at a Grove Scholars graduation celebration.
    Read more about Renvy Pittman's gift.
    Students at bowling alley. One student holds a bowling ball.
    Some times being a Grove Scholars IS fun and games! Here Alex Carter (left) from Madison and Logan McDonald of Moss Point enjoy some bowling with fellow Grove Scholars.
  • Meet Our Grove Scholars

    We are a community of driven, University of Mississippi students pursuing careers in STEM or health-related fields. The Grove Scholars program blends academic excellence with career exploration, research experience, and the promotion of personal growth and comradery among our Mississippi-resident students.

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