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ARC–Oak Ridge National Laboratory 2017 Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute and Summer Science Academy


ARC and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, will hold two hands-on STEM learning programs for Appalachian students and teachers in July 2017: A high school math-science-technology institute, which is a two-week residential program for students and teachers; and a middle school science academy, which is a one-week residential program just for students. Both programs are all expenses paid and offer the opportunity to work with world-class scientists doing real science!

Watch ORNL's 2016 video to learn about all the programs offer for students and teachers:


How to Apply
See the links below for information on each program and how to apply.

Applications for both programs must be submitted to the ARC state program manager of the state in which the applicant's school is located. Applications are due in most states by March 17, 2017; however, deadlines may differ for some states and should be confirmed with the state program manager. Applicants will be notified of their status by mail or email by early April.

For questions and further information on the programs, please contact ARC Education and Workforce Program Analyst Emela Halilovic at ehalilovic@arc.gov.


2017 High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute Information and Application
2017 High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute Announcement (PDF)

2017 High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute Criteria for Participant Selection (PDF)

2017 High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute Application (PDF)

2017 Middle School Summer Science Academy Information and Application
2017 Middle School Summer Science Academy Announcement (PDF)

2017 Middle School Summer Science Academy Criteria for Participant Selection (PDF)

2017 Middle School Summer Science Academy Application (PDF)


Explore Web sites for previous years' summer programs through the links below:
High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute:
2016: http://www.orau.org/arc-ornl/2016/index.html

2015: http://www.orau.org/arc-ornl/2015/index.html

2014: http://www.orau.org/arc-ornl/2014/index.html

2013: http://www.orau.org/arc-ornl/2013/index.html

2012: http://orau.org/arc-ornl/2012/default.htm

2011: http://orau.org/arc-ornl/2011/default.htm

2010: http://www.orau.org/arc-ornl/2010/default.htm

2007: http://web.ornl.gov/~lxi/arc2007/index.shtml


Middle School Summer Science Academy:
Information on 2013–2016 summer science academies:
http://www.orau.org/center-for-science-education/events/science-academy/arc-ornl-orau-science-academy/default.htm