The Independent Study and Mentorship (ISM) program is a challenging and engaging course offered to students at the Frisco Independent School District. ISM is designed for academically gifted and highly motivated individuals. Students are selected through the rigorous application process and will participate in research, interviews, and observations over their desired topic of study. Along the way, students will search for a mentor and an expert in the area of their study. Throughout the mentorship, students will experience real-world scenarios and gain a more insightful and thorough understanding into their fields of study, ultimately preparing them for their future lives and careers.