Sustainability via Active Garden Education


The Texas Obesity Research Center at the

University of Houston is accepting applications from high school JUNIORS for the Spring 2013 Research Fellowship Program!

Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE) promotes physical activity and healthy eating among high school students by mentoring and training them through a professional and scientific fellowship. SAGE is supported by the Science & Community partnership and is funded by the University of Houston and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health.

Program Overview

This fellowship program will give high school student juniors the unique opportunity to learn and develop life and career skills in science through a mentored fellowship at the University of Houston. This program aims to teach students about science, career planning, and health and human development. Students will learn under the supervision of University of Houston faculty members and Graduate Research Assistants. Each student will be partnered with an undergraduate mentor, who will personally guide the student through the learning process and share advice on applying and attending college using her or his own life experiences.

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The SAGE Research Fellowship is a great opportunity for students interested in gaining research skills in the health field and will provide a great experience for future college applicants!

All applications materials are to be submitted via e-mail at or via fax at 713-743-9860 by 11:59 PM on Friday, March 29, 2013 (EXTENDED).

For additional questions please contact Science & Community at