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2014 Summer Program | 2013-14 Academic Year


How to Apply for the 2014 Summer Program

The Tulane Science Scholars Program (TSSP) is a selective program for high school students who have exceptional talent in the sciences and mathematics.  This year's summer program includes three courses: Basic Neuroscience with Laboratory, Materials Camp: The Science of Electronic and Bio Materials, Exploring Psychology, and The Behaving Brain.  More information about these courses is available here.

The TSSP is now accepting applications for the 2014 summer program. Applicants should currently be in the 10th or 11th grade (in an extraordinary case, a 9th grader will be considered) and have a strong interest in science and mathematics. The selection of students will be based upon the following information:

  1. Student Essay
  2. Teacher Recommendation
  3. School Transcript

If you are interested in applying to this program, you should consult with your science teacher, math teacher, or guidance counselor for a recommendation. The application is available online here.  After the application is completed, you will be asked to upload your essay.  The teacher recommendation form is available here. The teacher recommendation form is to be completed and returned directly to the TSSP.  Questions may be addressed to tssp@tulane.edu.

Applications will be accepted until each course is full.  Apply now!

Acceptance will be announced by April 18, 2014.

2014 Summer Program Announcement »

2014 Summer Program Online Application »

2014 Summer Program Teacher Recommendation Form »

 

How to Apply for the 2013-14 Academic Year

The Tulane Science Scholars Program (TSSP) is a selective program for high school students who have exceptional talent in the sciences and mathematics. The TSSP will hold classes at Tulane on Saturday mornings during the 2013-2014 academic year. Each course has 8 contact hours and usually meets on 2-3 Saturdays.  Instructors are science, mathematics, and engineering faculty members and graduate students who are actively engaged in research. Courses will involve a combination of lecture and hands-on experience. The choice of courses for this year are:

  • Global Warming: Energy and Atmospheric Change
  • The Discovery of Time
  • Psychology as a Science
  • Explorations in Animal Behavior
  • Hormone Regulation of Behavior and Cells

Course descriptions are available here.  Each course has a $75 fee. Need-based scholarships are available through the generosity of the Bruce J. Heim Foundation. A separate additional application is required and will be sent upon request.

The TSSP is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 academic year. Nominees should be entering the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade (or in an exceptional case 9th) in the fall of 2013 and have a strong interest in science and mathematics. The TSSP will select a maximum of 50 students for the program. The selection of students will be based upon the following information:

  1. Student Essay
  2. Teacher Recommendation
  3. School Transcript

If you are interested in applying to this program, you should consult with your science teacher, math teacher, or guidance counselor for a recommendation. The application is available online here.  After the application is completed, you will be asked to upload your essay.  The teacher recommendation form is available here. The teacher recommendation form is to be completed and returned directly to the TSSP.  Participants will be notified by August 30, 2013. Questions may be addressed to tssp@tulane.edu.


Applications will be accepted until each course is full.  Apply now!

Acceptance will be announced by August 30, 2013.

2013-2014 Academic Year Program Announcement »

2013-2014 Academic Year Program Online Application »

2013-2014 Academic Year Program Teacher Recommendation Form »

 

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