Science Research 9-12

Science Conferences & Competitions

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Science Research Internship Opportunities

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  • Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

    The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship provides $40,000 and a paid engineering internship at Amazon. Please spread the word about this double-stacked opportunity to your network and any students who may benefit.
    To apply, students must:
    • Be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Employment Authorized to work in the United States.
    • Be a high school senior in the U.S. who is currently enrolled in or who has completed a high school or college dual degree course where computer science, engineering, or robotics is the subject. Students who have not taken this course can opt-in to take an assessment offered by Amazon.
    • Be planning to attain a bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, robotics, or other computer science-related field of study from an accredited 4-year college or from a 2-year college with the intent to transfer to a 4-year college.
    • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.3 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
    • Demonstrate financial need.
    Deadline: January 20, 2023.
    Application & More Information: Click Here
  • Cleveland Clinic Science Internship Program

    High School Students
    Numerous opportunities are available for middle and high school students throughout Northeast Ohio. Students have the chance to learn and work alongside world-renowned caregivers at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus, regional hospitals, family health centers, and administrative campuses.
    High School and Undergraduate Students
    Several career preparation programs are available for high school and undergraduate students, including nursing students, through Cleveland Clinic.
  • Dean Paras Foundation Cancer Research Internship

    Deadline:  May 21st 2023

    Application: Click Here
  • Environmental Heroes

    For more information: Click Here

    Questions: Email Dr. Laux
  • NASA Glenn Research Center Opportunities & Internships

    Grade 9-12 STEM Opportunities & Internships Click Here 

    Shadow Days Click Here MANY DEADLINES ARE 10/24/2022 
  • University Hospitals Youth Engaged in Cancer Research

    The Youth Engaged in Cancer Research Program provides high school students from Cleveland area high schools with a unique opportunity to engage in medical research projects under the direction of Cancer Center faculty.

    Students are selected for participation in this exciting program based on their interest in science, their scholastic achievement, and letters of recommendation submitted by their high school science teachers and school counselors.

    Deadline: TBA, February 2023

    Program eligibility & application materials Click Here

Science Summer Camps

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  • ASM Materials Education Foundation

    ASM International was founded in 1913 as the American Society for Metals. Today, ASM is the world's largest association of metals-centric materials scientists and engineers with over 30,000 members worldwide. ASM is dedicated to informing, educating, and connecting the materials community to solve problems and stimulate innovation around the world.

    ASM Materials Camp excites and engages young, aspiring minds. Camps are offered at no cost to attendees thanks to the generous contributions to ASM Materials Education Foundation. Our student camp volunteers take great pride in influencing the next generation of engineers and scientists. 
    • Materials Camp utilizes hands-on learning principles of applied math and science; a truly unique, team-based problem-solving experience that explores materials science and engineering principles.
    • For high school juniors and seniors who exhibit strong abilities in math and science. 
    • Camps may be residential (requiring students to stay overnight at the camp), commuter (drive up), or mini-camps (one day or less). 
    For more information click HERE or contact Dr. Laux.
  • Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Astronomy & Cosmology Camp

    This 1-week summer program is open to current 9-12 graders and is designed to explore the origin and nature of our Universe through hands-on data collection and analysis.

    Application deadline TBA
    For more information click HERE or contact Dr. Laux
  • Ohio State University's Stone Lab Summer Courses

    Several 1-week classes provide invaluable hands-on experience in the field living on a Lake Erie island, all while studying aquatic biology, oceanography, birds, plants, insects or even sport fishing. College credits may be available.

    Open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors
    Cost and application deadlines vary by course

    Scholarship deadline TBA 
    For more information click HERE or contact Dr. Laux

Student Published Papers

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Science News

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