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Young Nebraska Scientists Research Program (YNS)

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Academic Level:
High School Students

The statewide Young Nebraska Scientists program (YNS) integrates research and education to address Nebraska's science education and outreach goals. The collaborative spirit among Nebraska research and education institutions established by Nebraska EPSCoR will be the critical factor to strengthen the K-12 STEM student pipeline.

Who's Eligible?

Must be 16 years old. Must not have graduated from high school. Must be a Nebraska resident. Must be a US Citizen OR have proof of employment authorization.


This is not a residential program; high school researchers are not provided with housing.

Hourly Wage

You will be paid $9 per hour for up to 35 hours per week for up to 8 weeks.

Physics positions will be paid $9 per hour for up to 20 hours per week for up to 4 weeks.

Research Interest Areas

Research Areas include: Physics, Plant Science, Agronomy, Biochemistry and more.
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 3/20/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lead)
Young Nebraska Scientists (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
STEM Fields

STEM Education

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 12/10/2017
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