APPLY TO YOUNG RESEARCHERS PROGRAM

Do it, in 2021. Or else.

IMPORTANT DATES

The 2021 Young Researchers summer program will take place:

Student Orientation - June 16, 2021

Program Dates: June 22, 2021 - July 30,  2021

The application deadline for 2021:

May 15, 2021

Offers will be sent out by early June. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we cannot provide specific reasons why an application was not accepted.

Mandatory attendance to the following are required if accepted into YRP:

Field Trip to Catalina Island: Will resume in 2022

Field Trip to NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Will resume in 2022

Camping at King's Canyon Sequoia: Will resume in 2022

Poster Symposium: Will resume in 2022

APPLICATION DETAILS

The application deadline for this year's program is MAY 15, 2021. We will do our best to accommodate your application depending on the circumstances. 

Please note that the Young Researchers Program is only for high school rising senior students in the Los Angeles, Lynwood, Compton, or Inglewood Unified School Districts (charter schools okay!).  Unfortunately, we are not able to accept applications from students who reside outside of these districts. Funding is very limited and until then we cannot make any exceptions.

The application is an electronic form that can be completed and submitted online. However, if you do not have regular access to a computer please contact us for other options.

Applications are judged holistically and collectively by the entire YRP team. Due to the nature of the application decision process, we cannot discuss specific details for those who were not selected. If you are eligible (see below) we highly encourage you to apply.

DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY & SUBMIT APPLICATION

STEP 1:  Read detailed tips, instructions, and eligibility page for YRP Application.

 

STEP 2: Obtain a recommendation letter: Waived for 2021.

 

STEP 3: APPLY HERE!

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