ASDAN China- Lumiere Research Scholar Program
10-hour 1-on-1 with a global PhD mentor
4-hour 1-on-1 with a writing coach
2-hour 1-on-1 with a publication specialist
Letter of recommendation available for top students
Publication at a college-level journal with 3 attempts
Research areas in natural & social science available
Founded by Harvard Business School PhD, Stephen Turban, the Lumiere Research Scholar Program offers outstanding students in China the opportunity to work 1-on-1 with a PhD mentor to learn about the cutting-edge in their field of interest and produce an independently-developed research project.（Lumiere Education official website：www.lumiere-education.com）
ASDAN China, founded in September 2011, has accumulated more than 10 years of experience in tutoring and evaluating qualification programs for high school students in China. ASDAN China helps over 1,000 Chinese high school students complete Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) each year, earning UCAS tariff points.
In 2022, ASDAN China and Lumiere work together to provide world-class research opportunities for high school students in China.
World-class opportunities delivered through the whole process 1-to-1 professional guidance
10 idividual sessions
4 individual sessions
2 individual sessions
2 workshop sessions
ENVIRONMENT & THE WORLD
BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Leading-edge scholars from global top universities
Our mentors come from Ivy League universities, as well as Oxford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and other world-renowned British and American universities. They all are PhD researchers and experienced mentors on providing cutting-edge knowledge in fields of interest and tutorting an independently-developed research project.
More Mentor Background
|Samuel||Oxford University PhD, International Development|
|Anush||Yale University PhD, Immunobiology|
|Kerry||Stanford University PhD, Organic Chemistry|
|Chelsea||Yale University MD/PhD, Chemistry|
|Brandon||Brown University PhD, Computer Science|
|Patrick||University of Pennsylvania Wharton PhD, Statistics|
The publication duration will vary from 2 to 4 months depending on the quality of the student's work and the journals they have submitted.
Meet with your mentor and align on a topic
Explore the topic and identify the research question
Determine research content and complete the paper outline
Write research paper with 1-1 support from research mentor
Revise paper, submit, receive mentor evaluation
Revise and submit to the publication
2-4 months to get initial publication results
Lumiere elaborately selects well-known international high school students journal, Ivy League official school journal, etc., with a higher academic reputation, while ensuring a high publication rate.
Research Topic: "How the CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Complex Can Be Used to Treat Human ImmunodeficiencyVirus 1 and Sickle Cell Disease with Immune Cell Therapies and Genetic Engineering with Insight Into its Societal Impacts
"Lumiere truly helped me a lot! The admissions ofce at Princeton called my mentor and asked him questions about me. Because the university values research a lot, I got in! Thank you so much with this program and this chance."
"I was accepted ED into Penn, and I couldn't have gotten here without your help.The Lumiere Team really helped me narrow down exactly what I was interested in, learn more about it, and gave me a great experience to showcase to universities."
"Lumiere gave me an opportunity to pursue something really unique the summer before applying to colleges both research methods and writing skills!!"
HOW TO BECOME OUR RESEARCH SCHOLAR
- English test results: TOEFL 80 or IELTS 5.5 or above. If you do not have any language test results, your English teachers are required to provide a letter to prove your English writing, reading, and communication skills.
- Self-discipline and Perseverance to research and study
- Love scientific research, full of curiosity, have intial ideas in the field of research
- 10 individual sessions with global PhD research mentor
- 4 individual sessions with Chinese writing coach
- 2 individual sessions with global publication specialist
- Publication at a college-level journal or forum with 3 attempts
- Signed program Evaluation Letter
- Signed Certificate of Participation
- Letter of recommendation available for top students
- Research Scholar Guidebook (electronic)
- 2 workshops sessions on research process
The publication fees (such as page fee, registration fee, review fee, etc.) only charged by the paper publisher. Students could voluntarily choose to pay or change publishers.
* ASDAN China and Lumiere will not charge any extra fee in publication process.
* Register: click on the 【Register now】
1.Register before deadline
2.Get an interveiw invitation
3.Schedule an interview
4.Get the interview results
5.Match research mentor
6.Start the program
|Cohort||Application Deadline||Cohort Timing|
|Winter Cohort||December 30th,2022||January 16th，2022|
|Spring Cohort||February 12th, 2023||March 6th, 2023|
|Summer Cohort||June 4th, 2023||June 19th, 2023|
|Fall Cohort||August 27th, 2023||September 18th, 2023|
Any student with curiosity and desire to research is welcomed! English proficiency as an IELTS band score 5.5 or above is suggested. Subject grades will be used for reference in topic selection, but they are not the only selection criteria, and we are more willing to help students grow and progress together.