SMS 2 is a collaboration between Baylor College of Medicine's Office of Institutional Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and the Center for Reproductive Medicine. It is a continuation of the general Saturday Morning Science program.

You are only eligible for participation in the SMS 2 program if you successfully completed the general Saturday Morning Science program, which runs from January to May each year. SMS 2 participants must be high school students in the fall semester of the upcoming school year; if you will not be in 9th - 12th grade in the fall, you are not eligible to participate. If you participated in a previous SMS 2 program year, you are not eligible to participate again.

Faculty associated with the Center for Reproductive Medicine present at each session. There are only four sessions for SMS 2. Dates are listed below. If you know in advance that you are not available for more than one of the dates, you should not apply for SMS 2. View a list of the reproductive medicine faculty members.

SMS 2 2017 Dates

There are only four sessions for SMS 2. If you know in advance that you are not available for more than one of these dates, you should not apply for SMS 2. Morning lectures will be held in the Alkek Building, Room N315. Sessions are 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays.

  • Sept. 30
  • Oct. 14
  • Nov. 18
  • Dec. 9

Applications for SMS2 are now closed. We hope you will try to join us next year!

This is the 12th anniversary of the SMS program and we are so excited to reconnect with students who want to continue their exposure to careers in medicine and bioscience research. Please read everything on this page and follow the instructions. To have a complete SMS 2 2017 application, please do the following:

Complete the online application via the application link below no later than 5 p.m., Sept. 25, 2017. This application includes an essay question. Pay the commitment fee of $40 online during the application process, or by mail (online payment is preferred, if possible). Submit the supplemental paperwork by email to Laura Perry Olilo at ljperry@bcm.edu no later than 5 p.m., Sept. 25, 2017.

Program Cost

The cost of the program is a flat fee of $40. This fee can be paid with a credit card online by clicking the link at the end of the online application (preferred), or with a check or money order by using the form below.

Applications for SMS2 2017 are now closed

The deadline for high school students who have completed SMS to apply for SMS2 was Sept. 25, 2017.