Application Structure

This application consists of three sections:

1. Applicant Information

2. Essay Questions

3. Applicant Agreement

To have a Completed Application, you must complete this online application and provide A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION.

The Letter of Recommendation (should be completed by your administrator if you will require permission for release) emailed to no later than 5pm on June 5, 2015.

Meeting Dates

June 22-23, 2015 with three additional meeting dates, two during the 2015-16 school year and early June of 2016 (dates to be determined by participants).

Completing This Application

Please be aware that only one application is allowed per computer. If you begin your application, you should be able to revisit this website and continue your work. This application does not allow for you to complete part of the application at one computer and the remaining portion at another computer. If you are able, please consider setting aside 30 minutes to complete the entire application.


If you have questions about this application, please contact Laura Downey (785-532-3322 or

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* 1. Please provide your contact information. NOTE: For email address, please provide your summer email address.

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* 2. For K-12 educators, please also provide the following:

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* 3. Did you teach in 2014-15 school year?

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* 4. Please indicate the grade levels and subjects you taught (Choose all that apply)

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* 5. Please indicate the grade levels and subjects you anticipate for the 2015-16 school year (Choose all that apply)