A complete application consists of:
NOTE: In degree pursuing information, it is assumed that middle school students are working toward a high school diploma.
If you have questions, send an email to JSTI@orau.org. Please include “JSTI-MS” in the subject line.
The Joint Science and Technology Institute for Middle School Students (JSTI-MS) is a one-week, fully-funded, residential science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) research program that provides middle school students the opportunity to solve and complete STEM challenges and projects. The hands-on projects provide students with opportunities to develop problem-solving and collaboration skills. The purpose of the program is to provide students with an opportunity to solve STEM challenges while working as a member of a small team and to inspire them to become lifelong STEM learners.
I certify that I am a U.S. citizen, will be at least age 11 by July 1, 2020, will be entering the 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in the 2020-2021 academic year, have a submitted reference contact’s email address; am willing to follow all program and safety instructions; am able to participate in all activities for the full-program period, July 25 - July 31, 2020; am able to reside on-site throughout the full program; and attend school or am home schooled in the United States.