A complete application consists of:
If you have questions, send an email to JSTIEast@orau.org. Please include “JSTI East - HS” in the subject line.
The Joint Science and Technology Institute East for Students (JSTI East – HS) is a two-week, fully-funded, residential STEM research program for current high school students in the United States and Department of Defense schools around the world. Students will participate in research projects mentored by Department of Defense research scientists and other subject matter experts. The purpose of the program is to inspire and encourage students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, increase STEM literacy, and expose students to the importance of STEM through hands-on, relevant research.
I certify that I am a U.S. citizen, will be at least age 15 by July 1, 2021, will be entering the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in the 2021-2022 academic year, have a submitted reference contact’s email address on the application, am willing to follow all program and safety instructions, am able to participate in all activities for the full-program period, July 17-July 30, 2021, am able to reside on-site throughout the full program, and am attending school in the United States or a DoDEA school outside the United States or am home schooled.