Thank you for your interest in becoming a high school researcher with CIBER and the support of the National Science Foundation EPSCoR program. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is one of the major US federal agencies that funds basic and applied science research, and research experiences for students. NSF has funded a program in Delaware, the Delaware EPSCoR program, as a partnership among the University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Delaware Technical Community College and Wesley College. The Delaware EPSCoR program supports university faculty researchers, buys research instrumentation, with a particular emphasis on environmental science and life science research.

Eligible internship applicants are rising high school students with a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application.

Application Criteria:

Students must have completed the 8th grade to be eligible for participation.
Students should have successfully completed Biology, Chemistry or Physical Science prior to participation.
 
This is not a residential program and students are responsible for providing their own transportation to their work assignment.

How to Apply for the Summer Research Internship:

Complete the application form below.

Please be prepared to attach a copy of your most recent transcript, or a listing of your college-level science or math courses, along with the grades you received in each. An unofficial transcript is fine. If you have trouble uploading your transcript, you can email a copy to :

Delaware State University – Contact:
Tiffini Johnson, Coordinator, Center for Integrated Biological and Environmental Research.
Phone: 302-283-9826
Email: trjohnson@desu.edu

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* 4. Are you  citizen of the United States?

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* 5. What year of high school will you or did you complete this year?

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* 6. What is your High School's Address?

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* 7. What are your scientific interests? What career or educational directions are you considering for the future?

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* 8. Have you participated in a research internship or science camp/program before? If so, briefly describe the research involved, and provide the name of the researcher for whom you worked.

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* 9. If accepted into the HSSR program, which of the following disciplines would be your first, second and third choice.

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The National Science Foundation (NSF), sponsor of the Delaware Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Research Internships, seeks to achieve diversity in their programs. Please provide the following demographic information. This information will only be used in aggregate form for reporting purposes to the federal agencies. Thank you for your cooperation.

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* 12. Will you be a first generation college student(Will you be the first in your immediate family to go to college ?)?

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