GSD/STEM SCHOLAR DIPLOMA DIRECTOR, HISTORY DEPT. CHAIR
Fountain Valley's global curriculum looks to cultivate change-seekers who take action in their local communities and the world beyond by thinking globally yet acting locally.
The pinnacle experience of the FVS Global Education curriculum is the Global Scholar / STEM Diploma, which challenges students to develop an international perspective by refining skills, mindsets and understandings to grasp the nature of global interdependence, pursue education and careers in the international arena, and understand the ways in which their future profession can have a global impact.
Participants in the GSD program conduct primary research and deep investigation to acquire a greater understanding of a global issue of their choosing. Many FVS Global Scholars have continued with their topic in their college studies and all share their findings as part of a culminating Capstone presentation.
Established in 2023, the year-long STEM Scholars Diploma program is for students who hold a deep passion for Science, Technology, Engineering & Math. Project topics range from designing an affordable and accessible prosthetic prototype for developing nations to building a computer from the ground up.