University of Delaware Health Sciences Mentoring Program

Become a Mentor Today!


The University of Delaware Health Sciences Pipeline Program helps high school students explore careers in health sciences. The program provides resources for up-and-coming health science students to pursue higher education and career success.

A key component is mentoring. Health Science students will mentor high school students from Newark High School who are enrolled in the health sciences dual enrollment program. Mentoring includes the college application process, personal statement, career planning, and much more. Mentoring can be a life-changing experiences for many of these students. Be a part of their journey!

About the Program

  1. Benefits
    1. Mentors receive a $500 stipend
    2. Empower prospective students
    3. Build professional relationships
    4. Build your resume
  2. Partnership with Connecting Generations– Connecting Generations is a school-based mentoring program in the state of Delaware. This program is currently in place at Newark High School. The College of Health Sciences partnered with Connecting Generations for the Health Sciences Mentoring Program. All mentors must complete a Mentor Training with Connecting Generations at the beginning of the academic year.

    For more information or questions –  Please contact Alyssa Benjamin via email at or 302-831-8375.


Application Deadline: June 3 2019 at 11:59 pm



  1. Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate Student in a health science major  
  2. GPA must be a 2.5 or higher
  3. Meet once a week with high school student during the fall and spring semester

Please note: Upon acceptance of position, mentors are required to attend training. This will take place in the Tower at STAR Campus during move-in weekend in the fall semester.



Dean's Office
Tower at STAR, 7th Floor 
100 Discovery Blvd, Newark DE 19713
P: (302) 831-2381

STAR Health Sciences Complex
540 S. College Ave, Newark DE 19713
P: (302) 831-1060



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