STEM Summer Opportunity:
Appalachian Regional Commission
New York State, the Appalachian Regional Commission and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Invite You to Spend a STEM Summer at the ARC/ORNL 2017 Summer Institute!
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), in collaboration with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is sponsoring a two-week residential hands-on learning institute focusing on math, science, and technology for high school students and teachers from New York State's Appalachian Region (Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga and Tompkins counties). Additional information is available at www.arc.gov/summerSTEM and https://www.arc.gov/noindex/programs/education/ORNL_2017/ARC-ORNL_2017.pdf
This year's institute for high school students and teachers will be held from July 8 to 21, 2017. Applications must be submitted to New York State Education Department, Office of Curriculum and Instruction and are due no later than March 1, 2017. New York State will select two nominees for each teacher and student summer session. Alternates may also be nominated to attend on a space-available basis.
2017 High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute
High School Program Announcement and Criteria (262KB)
High School Student and Teacher Application Word (108KB) | PDF (136KB)
Also, again this summer, the ARC will also offer a summer academy for middle school students. The 2017 Middle School Summer Science Academy will be held from July 16 to 21, 2017. Applications must be received by NYSED on or before Friday, March 17, 2016.
2017 Middle School Summer Science Academy
Middle School Program Announcement and Criteria (261KB)
Middle School Student Application Word (93KB) | PDF (142KB)
Mail completed applications to:
Elisabeth Egetemeyr, Program Research Specialist
New York State Education Department
Office of Curriculum and Instruction
89 Washington Ave., 860 EBA
Albany, New York 12234