Earthwatch Institute has partnered with The Durfee Foundation of Santa Monica, California to offer high school students who are gifted in the arts and humanities an opportunity do research for and alongside talented scientists. Student Challenge Awards Research Grants enable scientists who are interested in me ntoring creative youth to incorporate a two to three week team of six to eight high school students into their summer research activities. Learn more...
The National Science Foundation-funded MIMSUP program is designed to introduce members of groups under-represented in science and engineering to academic and professional careers in marine science. Targeted groups include Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, African Americans, Latino/Hispanics and Pacific Islanders.
Eight selected students spend two quarters (January 9 - June 15) at the Shannon Point Marine Center taking introductory and specialized courses in the marine sciences (31 quarter credit hours), attending seminars and workshops, exploring career opportunities, and engaging in supervised research. They also attend a regional or national scientific meeting. After the program, students return to their home institutions to complete their undergraduate programs. Learn more...
- Education and Outreach Committee on the Status of Women in Physics
- Physics in Your Future: conveys the exciting possibilities of a career in physics to middle and high school girls. Copies of this four-color booklet are available at no charge to students and their parents, educators, guidance counselors, and groups who work with young women.