Bowdoin Science Scholars

Bowdoin Science Scholars (BSS) is currently on hiatus (as of 2022-2023). 

Bowdoin Science Scholars (BSS) is a first-year program that supports selected students of color, first-generation college students, and low-income students through college-level sciences and mathematics. 

Program Overview

BSS students hone their STEM skills during a two-week program between the fall and spring semester of their first year. They spend time with faculty, participate in workshops with campus resources, learn about STEM summer opportunities, and engage in social activities.

Program Size


Program Duration and Schedule

The last two weeks of winter break (between fall and spring semesters)