Governor's School Programs

- Students interested in the Governor's School @ Innovation Park program - a collaboration between PWCS and George Mason University's Prince William Campus - should go directly to the official page for How To Apply to GS@IP The application typically opens in early to mid-November and is due at the beginning of February (just like other HS Specialty Program transfer applications). 

- Students interested in the Virginia Summer Language Academies should talk to their World Language teacher.


Students interested in the Virginia Summer Residential Governor's School programs should speak to Mr. Watkins or Mr. Bredbenner in room 1143 and look for more information at the PWCS SRGS page.
All application materials are available through the Forest Park SRGS Canvas page. Students must request from Mr. Bredbenner or Mr. Watkins to be invited to the page. Components of the applications are provided through "assignments" in that Canvas course. 

More info about these programs is also available on our page for Summer Programs and Opportunities (left side of this page). These programs are offered at various colleges around the state for four weeks in the summer (approximately the month of July) and have different focus areas:

SRGS Academic Programs
Humanities at Radford University
Math, Science & Technology at Lynchburg College
Agriculture at Virginia Tech (think of it as Applied Biological Sciences)

Extremely competitive Mentorships are available in Oceanography (Virginia Institute of Marine Science) and Engineering (Jefferson National Particle Accelerator) hosted by CNU. The Medicine program through VCU has been discontinued due to COVID-19 and we hope that it will be restored in the future.

SRGS Arts Programs
Dance, Instrumental/Vocal Music, Visual Art, Theater at Radford University. Audition criteria is available each year in early October and all applicants must sign up in mid-October for mandatory local auditions that occur in late October or early November. Please ask Mr. Bredbenner or Mr. Watkins for more information.

All applications and materials should be submitted to the front office at Forest Park (live signatures are required) by 3 pm on Friday, December 9, 2022. Please contact Mr. Watkins or Mr. Bredbenner with questions.