Write A Researcher matches current Cornell scientists in STEM fields with high school students from around the world to write pen pal letters throughout the year in order to show school students what a scientist and scientific career looks like.
In the 2022-2023 school year, we:
Supported over 300 participants from across North America
Exchanged over 500 letters with scientists and STEM professionals
Saved our high school pen pals more than ~$13,000 in application fees to Cornell undergraduate programs