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					SUMMER 2012
                MISSOURI UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY


                summer research academy
                sra.mst.edu │ June 10 – July 20, 2012

PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2012                                           The Summer Research
                                                                                      Academy is an opportunity
For students taking late spring ACT/SAT exams, we will hold and process              for talented students across
applications upon receipt of scores without penalty to your application                 the country to conduct
                                                                                         meaningful academic
                                                                                        research. Students are
Cost and fees …..……………………………………………………………………………                                         paired with Missouri S&T
                                                                                         faculty members who
Room and board expenses for the Summer Research Academy will total $2500             mentor and advise them on
per participant. Research expenses for projects will be covered by the university.   an individual basis through
                                                                                        the six-week Academy.
Participants will want to bring some spending money for laundry, entertainment,
personal items, and incidental expenses as well as the Chicago field trip.            Missouri S&T believes that
                                                                                         research is an essential
                                                                                      opportunity that should be
Application Process ………………………………………………………………………….                                      open to everyone, not just
                                                                                           scholars or graduate
Applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2012. Applications will be given         students. Research is more
priority consideration for research assignments in the order they are received.            than gathering data,
Research assignments and detailed acceptance packets will be mailed to applicants           analyzing trends or
by May 1, 2012.                                                                       formulating new ideas, it is
                                                                                        an experience! By taking
Acceptance to the Academy is selective. A successful application will demonstrate       ownership of their own
your excitement for scientific research and dedication to academic excellence. A     project, we invite students to
talented group of no more than fifteen students will be selected from around the      spend the summer molding
                                                                                          their own experience.
country to attend the 2012 Academy.
                                                                                     If you have questions during
Applicants are encouraged to be creative and push their imagination in selecting       the application process for
a research project. SRA will do everything possible to match summer researchers       the 2012 Summer Research
with mentors who share their interests academically and can help them achieve         Academy, do not hesitate to
their summer goals. See our website for more suggestions on choosing a summer                  contact us!
research project.

Contact us ……………………………………………………………………………………….

Center for Pre-College Programs:

SRA Coordinator
Melanie Wulff
wulffmd@mst.edu
573-341-4228
SUMMER 2012
                    MISSOURI UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Admission Requirements ………………………………………………………………………………………………
• An official school transcript. Students applying for regular undergraduate admission to Missouri S&T
  for the Fall 2012 semester need not send an additional transcript.
• A completed Application form.
• A one-page research and academic resume detailing academic awards, leadership activities and
  Unique endeavors.
• A 300 – word essay detailing your research interests and interest in attending the 2012 Academy.

Applications to the Academy must meet on of the following admission requirements and be a high school
Junior or senior during the ’11-’12 academic year:
         1) Be enrolled at a member institution of NCSSSMST -or-
         2) Achieve an ACT composite of 25+ or an SAT I (CR+M) composite or 1200+

NCSSSMST is the National Consortium of Specialized Secondary Schools of Math, Science and Technology. http://www.ncsssmst.org


Application form ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Name (first, last) _______________________________________________________________________________

Gender: □ Male                 □ Female                       Birthdate: ________________________________________

Email address: ________________________________________________________________________

Graduation year: □ 2012                  □ 2013               Home Phone: __________________________________

Home Address: ________________________________________________________________________
              ________________________________________________________________________

School attending: ______________________________________________________________________

School address: _______________________________________________________________________
                _______________________________________________________________________

Parent/Guardian’s name(s) ______________________________________________________________

Parent’s email address: _________________________________________________________________

Please list three areas you would be interested in researching (ex. Electrical engineering, solar power, mining, etc…). Available
projects may or may not cover your area of interest. All accepted researches will be contacted upon acceptance and offered a
project. This project may or not be covered in your area of interest.
     1) ___________________________________________________________________________________________
     2) ___________________________________________________________________________________________
     3) ___________________________________________________________________________________________

RETURN COMPLETED APPLICATION MATERIALS TO:
      Summer Research Academy
      Missouri University of Science and Technology
      500 W. 16th Street, 212 ERL │ Rolla, MO 65409
      573-341-4228 │ 573-341-4890 (fax) │ precollege@mst.edu │precollege.mst.edu

				
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