STEM Opportunities

{"nodes":[{"node":{"title":"Team America Rocketry Challenge","field_opportunity_date":"2017-09-01T00:00:00-07:00 to 2017-12-02T00:00:00-08:00","field_sponsor_name":null,"field_opportunity_summary":"The Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) is the world\u2019s largest student rocket contest and a key piece of the aerospace and defense industry\u2019s strategy to build a stronger U.S. workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) and the National Association of Rocketry (NAR), TARC was created in the fall of 2002 as a one-time celebration of the Centennial of Flight, but by popular demand became an annual program.\r\n\r\nThe 2017 application dates are approximate until further notice.","field_opportunity_website":"http:\/\/","field_military_branch":"Air Force","field_opportunity_type":"Competitions"}},{"node":{"title":"AEOP Junior Science and Humanities Symposia","field_opportunity_date":"2017-09-01T00:00:00-07:00 to 2018-01-31T00:00:00-08:00","field_sponsor_name":null,"field_opportunity_summary":"The Junior Science and Humanities Symposia (JSHS) Program promotes original research and experimentation in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics at the high school level and publicly recognizes students for outstanding achievement. By connecting talented students, their teachers, and research professionals at affiliated symposia and by rewarding research excellence, JSHS aims to widen the pool of trained talent prepared to conduct research and development vital to our nation.\r\n\r\nApplication dates are approximate until further notice.","field_opportunity_website":"http:\/\/\/index.html","field_military_branch":"All Services","field_opportunity_type":"Scholarships \/ Fellowships"}},{"node":{"title":"Science Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP)","field_opportunity_date":"2017-08-21T00:00:00-07:00 to 2017-12-04T00:00:00-08:00","field_sponsor_name":"Department of Navy","field_opportunity_summary":"The Science Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) is an eight-week high school apprenticeship opportunity at one of nearly 25 naval laboratories or warfare centers. Accepted students gain real-world, hands-on experience and research skills while being introduced to the Navy and Marine Corps science and technology environment.\r\n\r\nThe closing date is approximate until confirmed.","field_opportunity_website":"https:\/\/","field_military_branch":"Navy","field_opportunity_type":"Internships \/ Apprenticeships"}},{"node":{"title":"National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG)","field_opportunity_date":"2017-06-01T00:00:00-07:00 to 2017-09-01T00:00:00-07:00","field_sponsor_name":"U.S. Dept. of Defense","field_opportunity_summary":"National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships are awarded to applicants who will pursue a doctoral degree in, or closely related to, an area of DoD interest within one of fifteen disciplines.\r\n\r\nFellowships awarded from March to May. The 2017 dates are approximate and will be updated when confirmed.","field_opportunity_website":"https:\/\/","field_military_branch":"All Services","field_opportunity_type":"Scholarships \/ Fellowships"}},{"node":{"title":"MATHCOUNTS National Competition 2017","field_opportunity_date":"2017-05-13T00:00:00-07:00 to 2017-05-16T00:00:00-07:00","field_sponsor_name":null,"field_opportunity_summary":"2017 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition\r\n\r\nMay 13-16, 2017, in Orlando, Florida\r\nThe 2017 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition will be held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, 1751 Hotel Plaza Boulevard, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830. The 224 final Mathletes from 50 U.S. states, U.S. territories, State Department schools and Department of Defense schools and their coaches will be treated to a National Competition experience like no other. We hope that you will join us for an exciting weekend of fun and spirited competition in Orlando, FL! ","field_opportunity_website":"https:\/\/\/national-competition","field_military_branch":"All Services","field_opportunity_type":"Competitions"}},{"node":{"title":"StellarXplorers","field_opportunity_date":"2017-05-01T00:00:00-07:00 to 2017-10-15T00:00:00-07:00","field_sponsor_name":"StellarXplorers","field_opportunity_summary":"STELLARXPLORERS inspires and attracts high school students to pursue studies and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through a challenging, space system design competition involving all aspects of system development and operation with a spacecraft\/payload focus.\r\n\r\nWho can participate?\r\nTeams can come from any high school (including home schools), JROTC, CAP, School Clubs, Boy\/Girl Scouts, Boys & Girls Clubs, or any organized youth organization. Teams consist of an adult Team Director (usually a teacher) and two to six students. Team Mentors with space experience are encouraged to assist in-person or via the internet; the Program can facilitate finding mentors. Total cost is a nominal $200 fee payable by 15 December, with waivers available to Title I schools upon request.\r\n","field_opportunity_website":"http:\/\/","field_military_branch":"Air Force","field_opportunity_type":"Competitions"}},{"node":{"title":"FIRST Robotics Championship - St. Louis, MO","field_opportunity_date":"2017-04-26T00:00:00-07:00 to 2017-04-29T00:00:00-07:00","field_sponsor_name":"FIRST Championship - St. Louis, MO","field_opportunity_summary":"The FIRST\u00ae Championship presented by Qualcomm\u00ae Incorporated is the culmination of the season\u2019s FIRST programs, bringing together tens of thousands of students of all ages for the ultimate celebration of science and technology. The event features the FIRST\u00ae Robotics Competition Championship, the FIRST\u00ae Tech Challenge World Championship, the FIRST\u00ae LEGO\u00ae League World Festival, and the FIRST\u00ae LEGO\u00ae League Jr. World Festival Expo. In 2017, FIRST will host two Championship events:\r\n \r\nHouston, TX - April 19-22, 2017\r\nSt. Louis, MO - April 26-29, 2017\r\n","field_opportunity_website":"http:\/\/","field_military_branch":"All Services","field_opportunity_type":"Competitions"}},{"node":{"title":"FIRST Robotics Championship - Houston, TX","field_opportunity_date":"2017-04-19T00:00:00-07:00 to 2017-04-22T00:00:00-07:00","field_sponsor_name":"US FIRST Robotics","field_opportunity_summary":"The FIRST\u00ae Championship presented by Qualcomm\u00ae Incorporated is the culmination of the season\u2019s FIRST programs, bringing together tens of thousands of students of all ages for the ultimate celebration of science and technology. The event features the FIRST\u00ae Robotics Competition Championship, the FIRST\u00ae Tech Challenge World Championship, the FIRST\u00ae LEGO\u00ae League World Festival, and the FIRST\u00ae LEGO\u00ae League Jr. World Festival Expo. In 2017, FIRST will host two Championship events:\r\n \r\nHouston, TX - April 19-22, 2017\r\nSt. Louis, MO - April 26-29, 2017\r\n","field_opportunity_website":"http:\/\/","field_military_branch":"All Services","field_opportunity_type":"Competitions"}},{"node":{"title":"Cyberpatriot IX Competition - National Finals Competition","field_opportunity_date":"2017-04-02T00:00:00-07:00 to 2017-04-06T00:00:00-07:00","field_sponsor_name":"Baltimore, MD","field_opportunity_summary":"\u200b\u200b\u200bCyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program. There are three main programs within CyberPatriot: the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, AFA CyberCamps and the Elementary School Cyber Education Initiative. CyberPatriot was conceived by the Air Force Association (AFA) to inspire students toward careers in c\u200bybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future. \u200b","field_opportunity_website":"https:\/\/\/home","field_military_branch":"Air Force","field_opportunity_type":"Competitions"}},{"node":{"title":"SMART Scholarship Application Period","field_opportunity_date":"2017-01-31T00:00:00-08:00 to 2017-12-31T00:00:00-08:00","field_sponsor_name":"U.S. Dept. of Defense","field_opportunity_summary":"The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories.\r\n\r\nThe 2017 application dates are approximate until further notice. ","field_opportunity_website":"https:\/\/","field_military_branch":"All Services","field_opportunity_type":"Scholarships \/ Fellowships"}},{"node":{"title":"AEOP College Qualified Leaders (CQL)","field_opportunity_date":"2017-01-01T00:00:00-08:00 to 2017-12-31T00:00:00-08:00","field_sponsor_name":"Department of Army","field_opportunity_summary":"The College Qualified Leaders (CQL) program matches practicing DoD scientists with talented undergraduate students creating a direct mentor-student relationship, providing participants with training that is unparalleled at most colleges. CQL students receive firsthand research experience and exposure to DoD laboratories. CQL fosters desire in its participants to pursue further training and careers in STEM. Selected participants receive a stipend based on education and experience and may participate year-round. CQL internship is primarily designed for greater than six-months work-study internships. CQL internships are available year round and for the summer only. Applications are accepted throughout the year - there is no application deadline for most of the program locations. Any exception are noted on the program website.\r\n\r\nFor students interested in eight to 12-week summer internships, please refer to Gains in the Education of Math and Science program (GEMS). The deadline for summer internships is February 28, 2017.\r\n\r\n*A new CQL application must be submitted after Oct 1, 2016 for returning CQL participants.","field_opportunity_website":"http:\/\/\/programs\/apprenticeships\/cql\/","field_military_branch":"Army","field_opportunity_type":"Internships \/ Apprenticeships"}},{"node":{"title":"Research Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP)","field_opportunity_date":"2017-01-01T00:00:00-08:00 to 2017-04-30T00:00:00-07:00","field_sponsor_name":"Department of Army","field_opportunity_summary":"Research Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP): Provides opportunities for all high school students, including underrepresented groups, to gain hands-on work experience in scientific research and development programs on a university level. REAP students are exposed to real world scientific research and are able to see themselves making a living as scientists and researchers. Selected students are awarded a stipend for their summer research experience in a university lab. ","field_opportunity_website":"http:\/\/\/programs\/apprenticeships\/reap\/","field_military_branch":"Army","field_opportunity_type":"Internships \/ Apprenticeships"}},{"node":{"title":"High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP)","field_opportunity_date":"2016-12-01T00:00:00-08:00 to 2017-02-28T00:00:00-08:00","field_sponsor_name":"Department of Army","field_opportunity_summary":"The High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) provides current high school juniors and seniors with an authentic science and engineering research experience alongside university researchers sponsored by the Army Research Office. Though this commuter program students will develop skills in Army critical science and engineering research areas in a university lab setting to prepare them for the next steps of their educational and professional career.","field_opportunity_website":"http:\/\/\/programs\/apprenticeships\/hsap\/","field_military_branch":"Army","field_opportunity_type":"Internships \/ Apprenticeships"}},{"node":{"title":"AFRL Scholars","field_opportunity_date":"2016-11-01T00:00:00-07:00 to 2017-01-31T00:00:00-08:00","field_sponsor_name":"Air Force Research Laboratory","field_opportunity_summary":"The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Scholars Program offers stipend-paid summer internship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate level university students pursuing STEM degrees, as well as upper-level high school students; select locations also offer internships to university students pursuing education-related degrees and K-12 professional educators. The selected interns gain valuable hands-on experiences working with full-time AFRL scientists and engineers on cutting-edge research and technology and are able to contribute to unique, research-based projects. Graduate interns are able to collaborate with AFRL on current research and incorporate the research into their graduate work.","field_opportunity_website":"http:\/\/","field_military_branch":"Air Force","field_opportunity_type":"Scholarships \/ Fellowships"}},{"node":{"title":"Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP)","field_opportunity_date":"2016-09-01T00:00:00-07:00 to 2016-10-15T00:00:00-07:00","field_sponsor_name":"Department of Navy","field_opportunity_summary":"The Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer. The goals of NREIP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN. NREIP provides competitive research internships to approximately 475 college students (400 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students) each year. Participating students spend ten weeks during the summer conducting research at approximately 29 DoN laboratories.\r\n\r\nNREIP's Online Application opens on August 22, 2016","field_opportunity_website":"https:\/\/","field_military_branch":"Navy","field_opportunity_type":"Internships \/ Apprenticeships"}},{"node":{"title":"Naval Science Awards Program (NSAP)","field_opportunity_date":"2016-05-15T00:00:00-07:00 to 2016-11-30T00:00:00-08:00","field_sponsor_name":"Office of Naval Research","field_opportunity_summary":"NSAP is a U.S. Navy and Marine Corps program that encourages our nation's students to develop and retain an interest in science and engineering. NSAP recognizes the accomplishments of eligible students at regional and state science and engineering fairs and the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in producing and presenting quality science and engineering projects.","field_opportunity_website":"https:\/\/\/nsap\/default.aspx","field_military_branch":"Navy","field_opportunity_type":"Award Programs"}}]}