AU-CMB/NSF EPSCoR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER/STUDENT
SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM
Auburn University's Cellular & Molecular Biosciences (AU-CMB) Program and NSF EPSCoR-Center for Biotechnology Research Thrust (NSF EPSCoR) is proud to announce the Teaching Enhancement Award (TEA) program, summer scholarship awards to Alabama High School Science Teacher/Student pairs.
The TEA Program was established to raise the level of enthusiasm of both high school students and their teachers for careers in science. This is done by inviting student-teacher pairs to Auburn University AU-CMB laboratories and, with guidance from AU-CMB/NSF EPSCoR faculty, providing hands-on research experience during a residential three week period for students, June 1 - 20, 2014 and a residential one week for teachers, June 15 - 20, 2014. The program will expose teachers and students to experimental exercises that they can take back to the classroom.
Teachers will receive 4 CEU credits
1) Teacher and student must complete and submit the following online application at the bottom of this page and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2) Students must have two letters of recommendation sent to the AU-CMB office before the application deadline. One letter must be from your teacher pair, and the other letter can be from another teacher or guidance counselor
Monetary awards for the the 3/1 week period will be:
Housing and food will be provided. It is mandatory that students and teachers reside in the AU-CMB provided housing. There will be a camp counselor to reside with the students.
Last Day celebration will include Teacher/Student pair poster presentations.
Deadline to receive all application documents is May 1, 2014.