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Combining the excitement of competition with challenges in science, innovation, and beyond!

Pre-College Research Excellence Programs (PREP) are research-focused programs for Tennessee middle and high school students geared to promote STEM disciplines. Participating in PREP encourages students to pursue careers and a lifelong passion for STEM. Each program is hosted at the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Current PREP programs:

Are you looking to get involved with PREP?

Pre-College Research Excellence Programs are made possible by the support of volunteers and community partners. For more information on how you can get involved with PREP, fill out the form below.

PREP Involvement Form