In Our World...

StudentsOur interest in science and math is consistently nurtured. We are encouraged to explore our creativity and innovativeness. Our intellectual curiosity is valued. We ALL graduate from high school and college. We are successful scientists, engineers or professionals with STEM backgrounds poised to lead our country. There are no achievement or opportunity gaps.

Welcome to the world as seen through our eyes. Welcome to Greene Scholars!

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3rd-12th grade youth of African ancestry receive 500 - 1200 hours of hands-on STEM enrichment and college preparation while in the program.

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Leveraging their technical expertise and individual leadership, parents are required to volunteer a minimum of four hours monthly.

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Through strategic partnerships or event sponsorships, we encourage our global community of corporations, foundations and individual donors who are dedicated to youth development to support the GSP mission.



Whether as a science fair judge or career fair interviewer, volunteers are the backbone of our organization. GSP thrives from the rich experiences, expertise and contributions of our volunteers.


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GSP offers exciting sessions for elementary (rising 4th-6th graders), middle (rising 7th and 8th graders), and high school (rising 9th to 12th graders).
Elementary Track: June 12-16, 2017.
Middle School Track: June 19-23, 2017.
High School Track: June 19-23, 2017.

2016-17 Science Fair

The 15th Annual Science Fair will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017.  As expected, our scholars represented themselves outstandingly to judges and to the public at our 14th Annual GSP Science Fair in February 2016.  Congratulations to all of our scholars!!  We are proud of you.  Well done Josiah (8th grade) and Iyanu (6th grade) who also went on to win prizes at their Synopsys county regional science fairs.

Meet Our Team

The Greene Scholars Program is design to develop 21st century leaders with strong science and mathematics backgrounds. Our Scholars benefit from a culturally conscience community that provides longterm support. For over 13 years, our team has harnessed our technical expertise and leadership to drive this unique program and its initiatives.

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Program Calendar
Program Highlights
14th Annual Science Fair - February 27, 2016 - Cypress Semiconductor
14th Annual Science Fair Luncheon & Gala Awards - February 28, 2016
GSP High School Summer Science Institutes - June, 2016
GSP Middle School Summer Science Institutes - June, 2016
GSP Elementary School Summer Science Institutes - June, 2016
Achievement Gap Closed

The GSP has closed the achievement gap. You read it right! ALL of our students have passed the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) and graduated from high school. GSP sends 100% of those who successfully complete the program to college. 90% graduate from college in 4 years. 60% with Bachelors degrees in STEM-related fields, which is 8x the national average for African American students.

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Contact Us

Greene Scholars Program
P. O. Box 6393
Santa Clara, CA 95056

Program Headquarters
Cypress Semiconductor
198 Champion Court, Building #6
San Jose, CA 95134

Executive Director
Dr. Ayodele Thomas
[bio] [email]

(408) 766-4776 [phone] [email]


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