Guiding students in seizing research opportunities.

Project ROPEs: Research Opportunities with Programming Experiences

Who We Are

Project ROPEs is a student-led 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to introducing students to the opportunities in research. With an engaging curriculum, we support student volunteers in teaching the basics of research to middle school students in their local communities.

Our Mission

To teach the fundamentals of research and programming to students, guiding them on their journeys of scientific research.

Our Impact

There are


RC2 Chapters for
the 2020-21 School Year

We guided


Students in Scientific Research throughout 2020

Our Volunteers have


Years of Science Fair
Experience (Combined)

Our Programs

Research Crash Course

For the 2020-21 school year, we are offering free online RC² classes from November through March, guiding middle school students in conducting a science fair project of their own.

Project ROPEs Community

If you are interested in being a student or a volunteer, or just want to learn more about us, join our Discord Server!

Python & Research-Oriented Programming

Our PROP Workshops teach advanced Python, with an emphasis on its application in scientific research.

Student Testimonials

Here’s what students that attended our 2020 summer Basic Python Workshops said:

“Pretty fun class where you get to learn lots of Python! This class has definitely kept me interesting in computer programming and wanting to learn more!”

“This class is really great since they offer great information and give the best to the class! I think this would be great for anyone that is interested in coding.”

“I learned a lot from this class. I was able to grasp concepts I previously struggled with through the examples and projects in this class.”

Register for the Research Crash Course!


Project ROPEs News & STEM Opportunities!

Broadcom MASTERS Showcase

The virtually-held Broadcom MASTERS Science & Engineering Project Showcase will be open through November 4! Register now (free) to view the projects of the 2020 Finalists!

Research Crash Course

Do you like science or engineering? Interested in doing your own research project? Project ROPEs is offering free online classes to guide students through conducting a project for your regional science fair! The Research Crash Course consists of 10 online classes from late-October through March, with check-ins throughout to provide personalized feedback. Register NOW!