High School Science Opportunities for Students
Look here for scholarships, camps, courses, governor's schools, competitions and all things Science to become involved in.
$5000 scholarship opportunity for Jr and Sr women planning on a STEM career. Entry is a simple essay due March 1st. Details here.
Smithsonian Internships must be 16 or older
Career Exploration Program
[Students Grades 9-12 & Higher Education]
The Career Exploration Program is an internship experience offered at NASA's Johnson Space Center and White Sands Test Facility to high school, undergraduate and graduate students in science, engineering and business fields. Internships range from 10 weeks to a year long.
Great Moonbuggy Race
[Students Grades 9-Higher Education]
The Great Moonbuggy Race is an annual competition for students to design well-crafted vehicles to manipulate rugged simulated lunar terrain at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Middle School Science Opportunities for Students
Look here for camps, classes, and extra science activities you can do.
Deadline: Register by December 14, 2012, final projects due by March 1, 2013
eCYBERMISSION is a web-based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) competition free for students in grades six through nine where teams can compete for state, regional and national awards while working to solve problems in their community. Sponsored by the U.S. Army in response to the nation's need for increased literacy in STEM, the competition expands STEM education opportunities across the country and will help improve our global competitiveness and national security. It will open doors to new career paths for American students that lead to a brighter tomorrow.
Gr 3-6: Kids’ Science Challenge Opportunity
Deadline: Ongoing, beginning in October 2011
The Kids’ Science Challenge, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and Pulse of the Planet, is a nationwide annual competition in which students in grades 3–6 submit experiments and problems for real scientists and engineers to solve. An online video provides an overview of this year’s challenge topics: Zero Waste, Animal Smarts and Meals on Mars. Through the video, students will learn what the scientists and engineers are challenging them to do: to come up with ideas or inventions that no one has thought of before.
Enjoy Engineering Camp a camp at UVA for rising 8th & 9th graders
ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp (EMBHSSC) summer camp for rising 6th -8th
...And Something for Everyone
JMU's Free shows at the Well's Planetarium on Saturday's at 2:30 (younger audience) and 3:30 (middle school and up)