Joint Science and Technology Institute East – High School Teachers (JSTI East – HS Teachers)

Organization
Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
Reference Code
JSTI-East-HS-Teachers-2021
How to Apply

A complete application consists of:

  • An online application form
  • A reference – you will be asked for the name and email of your reference. We will send a link directly to your reference to complete the confidential reference form. Please tell your reference to look for an email from Zintellect@orau.org. If not found, your reference should check their junk or spam folder. You may check your application using your username and password to determine if the reference has been submitted.

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 JSTIEast@orau.org. Please include “JSTI-T” in the subject line.

Application Deadline
4/5/2021 11:59:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Description

The Joint Science and Technology Institute for High School Teachers (JSTI East-T) is a two-week, fully- funded, residential STEM research program for current high school science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers in the United States and Department of Defense schools around the world. JSTI provides teachers with world–class laboratory research experiences with research scientists. The purpose of this program is to provide opportunities for teachers to learn new skills and conduct STEM research, to learn about new and emerging careers in STEM, and to equip teachers to take the research and innovations in STEM fields back to their classrooms to inspire and encourage the ways in which they teach and their students’ career paths.

Qualifications
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be teaching high school courses in grades 9-12 on full-time basis at a school in the United States or a DoDEA school outside the United States.
  • Must be a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) teacher during the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Must plan to continue as a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) teacher during the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Must have a submitted reference to be considered. Reference requests are sent automatically from your application submission.
  • Must be willing to follow all program and safety instructions.
  • Must be able to participate in all activities for the full-program period, July 17 - July 30, 2021.
  • Must be able to reside on-site throughout the full program (lodging provided).
Eligibility Requirements
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Only
  • Degree: Any degree .
  • Overall GPA: 2.00
  • Discipline(s):
    • Communications and Graphics Design (2 )
    • Computer, Information, and Data Sciences (17 )
    • Earth and Geosciences (20 )
    • Engineering (27 )
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences (15 )
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (47 )
    • Mathematics and Statistics (11 )
    • Nanotechnology (1 )
    • Other Physical Sciences (12 )
    • Physics (16 )
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences (28 )
  • Age: Must be 18 years of age
Affirmation

I certify that I am a U.S. citizen, am teaching high school courses in grades 9-12 on full-time basis at a school in the United States or a DoDEA school outside the United States; am a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) teacher during the 2020-2021 academic year and plan to continue as a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) teacher during the 2021-2022 academic year; have a submitted the email address of my reference; 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 and am able to reside on-site throughout the full program.