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2020 Summer Residential Governor's Schools

posted Oct 11, 2019, 10:59 AM by Terri Morrison

Summer Residential Governor’s Schools (SRGS) provide current gifted high school 10th and 11th graders with intensive educational experiences in:

·        Visual and Performing Arts

o   Dance

o   Instrumental Music

o   Vocal Music

o   Theatre

o   Visual Art

·        Humanities

·        Agriculture

·        Mathematics, Science and Technology

·        Medicine and Health Science

·        Mentorships in Marine Science

·        Mentorship in Engineering

Each Summer Residential Governor’s School focuses on one special area of interest. Students live on a college or university campus for up to four weeks each summer. During this time, students are involved in classroom and laboratory work, field studies, research, individual and group projects and performances, and seminars with noted scholars, visiting artists, and other professionals.

Timeline for Applying to SRGS:

All Applications are Due to the Counseling Department 

Visual and Performing Arts Applications deadline:  November 6, 2019  -->  Dance, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Theatre, Visual Art


Governor’s World Language Academy Applications deadline:  December 16, 2019


All other SRGS Applications deadline: February 3, 2020 -->  Humanities, Agriculture, Mathematics, Science and Technology, Medicine and Health Science, Mentorships


For more information visit the Virginia Department of Education’s website at:


Video about Summer Residential Governor’s Schools

·         https://www.radford.edu/content/gov-school/home.html