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Jefferson Lab High School Summer Honors Program

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Academic Level:
High School Students

As a world-class research facility, Jefferson Lab is a valued partner to the local, regional and national education community. Jefferson Lab's long-term commitment to science education continues to focus on increasing the number of teachers with a substantial background in math and science, strengthening the motivation and preparation of all students, especially minorities and females, and addressing the serious under representation of minorities and females in science, math, engineering and technology careers.

To be eligible to participate in the Jefferson Lab High School Summer Honors Program, you must attend a local high school (within 60 miles of Jefferson Lab), be at least 16 years old by the start date of the program, be in good academic standing, and maintain at least a 3.3 grade point average. Students who are selected to participate in the Jefferson Lab High School Summer Honors Program are chosen on the basis of demonstrated skills and merit. Dependents of Jefferson Lab employees are not eligible for this program.

The 2018 Jefferson Lab High School Summer Honors Program begins on June 25, 2018 and concludes on August 3, 2018. To apply to the Jefferson Lab High School Summer Honors Program, follow the steps listed below. You must complete a new application package for each academic year in which you wish to be considered. The application package for the 2018 program will be availabe for download at a later date.

1. Complete the Student Application Form and Self-Identification Form, legibly printed or typed.

2. Have two adults who know you well (at least one from school) complete a Reference Form and submit them with your application (leave in sealed envelope). Be sure to write your name in the space indicated on the forms before giving them to your references.

3. Return the Application, Self-Identification Form, and two Reference Forms (each in a sealed envelope) to the Science Education Office (at the address listed below) at Jefferson Lab.

4. Obtain copies of your high school grades to date and a list of the classes you are currently taking. If you are selected for a personal interview, these copies must be provided to Jefferson Lab at the time of your interview.

Participating Institution(s):
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U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) (Lead)

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Page last updated 4/25/2023
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