Richmond Public Schools Partnership

Richmond Public Schools Partnership

Program dates: TBA
RPS application: Sep 4-Nov 11, 2016

VCU Health Sciences Academy is in partnership with two Richmond City Public Schools, John Marshall High School (JMHS) and Richmond Community High School (RCHS), and offers:

a health sciences exploration course,

interactive lectures from health care workers,

a mentoring program with VCU undergraduates and

field trips to the Monroe Park and VCU Health campuses.   

Syllabi for Richmond City Public School Students

Spring 2016 - CMST 210 Syllabus, John Marshall and Richmond Community High Schools

How to apply

Students currently enrolled at either John Marshall or Richmond Community High School in Richmond City are eligible to apply.  JMHS and RCHS students must submit a two-part online application focusing on participant and mentee information in order to be considered for the VCU Health Sciences Academy.  


Part I:  Participant application can be accessed on this website using the blue Apply button, selecting “Apply to a VCU Pipeline Program” and indicating “Health Sciences Academy” as the program choice.

Part II: Mentee application specific to Richmond Public School students can be accessed here through this HSA Matching Form link.


Both components must be completed by the application deadline of November 11, 2016.

Virginia Commonwealth University
Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences
Division for Health Sciences Diversity
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