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The Center for Advanced Study (CAS) helps talented, gifted, and elite students reach their full intellectual and academic potential.

CAS is comprised of the Frontiers Research Program and Rising Stars Research Program. CAS also provides pro bono coaching of Mission San Jose High School’s elite Science Olympiad team.

Frontiers Research Program (high school students)

  • An advanced, school-year research program for motivated and sharp high school students.

  • Focused intensely on producing publications (in high school peer-reviewed journals, or in the professional peer-reviewed literature), and on producing promising science fair competition entries at regional, state, national, or international competitions.

  • The students from Fall 2019 are submitting over ten research papers for publication.

  • Applications for Spring 2020 are due on Jan 28, 2020 at 11:59pm. Apply online hereAdmissions is rolling, so apply as early as possible.

Rising Stars Research Program (6th-8th grade)

  • A school-year science and research program for advanced 6th-8th grade students.

  • Students conduct hands-on experiments with our state-of-the-art equipment to get ahead of the competition. Through first-hand experience, they gain a strong grounding in the scientific process, learn scientific and analytical skills, and become familiar with advanced experimental procedures.

  • At the end of the program, they complete an original research project which can be used for science fair competitions at regional, state, national, or international competitions.

  • Applications for Spring 2020 are due on Jan 28, 2020 at 11:59 pm. Apply online here. Admissions is rolling, so apply as early as possible.

Dedicated, driven, and talented students are admitted to CAS through a selective admissions process. These students receive outstanding training and hands-on experience. Through CAS, they strengthen their college applications and become well-positioned to gain admission to the very best universities.

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CAS is a subsidiary of Olive Children Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. It is operated by Fremont STEM. Mr. Nishit Vasavada is the director of CAS.

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