Field Studies

About Field Studies

Field Studies students don’t just learn about their academic passions—they experience them firsthand. Using hands-on activities with leading resources—like telescopes, primate research centers, and more—these college-level courses give students a chance to try out potential majors and careers.


Browse our available courses to find the experience for you.


Field Studies is open to gifted students in grades nine through twelve. Students are admitted on the basis of a portfolio application.

Sites and Terms

Get the details on the Field Studies dates and locations.

Key Dates

June 9, 2019 to June 23, 2019

Term 1 at PARI Observatory

June 15, 2019 to June 29, 2019

Term 1 at Duke University

June 30, 2019 to July 14, 2019

Term 2 at PARI Observatory

July 6, 2019 to July 20, 2019

Term 2 at Duke University

July 13, 2019 to July 27, 2019

Term at New College of Florida

July 21, 2019 to August 4, 2019

Term 3 at PARI Observatory