UD health sciences undergrads mentor Newark High School students:

About the Program

The University of Delaware Health Sciences Pipeline Program helps high school students explore careers in health sciences. The program provides resources for up-and-coming health science students to pursue higher education and career success. A key component is mentoring. Health Science students will mentor high school students from Newark High School who are enrolled in the health sciences dual enrollment program. Mentoring includes the college application process, career planning, and much more. Mentoring can be a life-changing experience for many of these students. Be a part of their journey! 


Program Requirements

  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student in a health science major

  • GPA: 2.5 or higher

  • Meet once a week with a high school student during the fall and spring semester


Please note: Upon acceptance of position, mentors are required to attend training that will take place at the beginning of the fall semester. 


Program Benefits

  1. Mentors receive a $500 stipend 

  2. The opportunity to empower prospective students

  3. Build professional relationships

  4. Gain leadership skills


Partnership with Connecting Generations - Connecting Generations in a school-based mentoring program in the state of Delaware. This program is currently in place at Newark High School. The College of Health Sciences has partnered with Connecting Generation for the Health Sciences Mentoring Program. 



Application: We are currently not accepting applications due to the COVID-19 pandemic