1. Online Application

This page is an application form for the LA-SiGMA Summer Research Experiences for High School Students (REHSS).

This application MUST be completed and all required paperwork (transcripts and recommendation letters) MUST be turned in by March 1 to Ms. Staci Kramer in order to be considered for this REHSS.

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Personal Information: (Required)

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* 1. Please answer all questions. This address is your school/local mailing information.

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* 2. You must be a US citizen or permanent resident to qualify for stipend for this summer research program. International students are welcome to participate in this program, but no stipend can be provided. Please tell us which one you are:

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* 3. My state of residency is: (Full name OR official two letter abbreviation is fine.)

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* 4. Your Permanent Address:

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* 5. Gender

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* 7. Do you have a documented disability?

Academic Information: (Required)

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* 9. Your academic history:

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* 10. Academic Awards/Honors

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* 11. List your extracurricular activities.

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* 12. List professional and academic association memberships. (ACM, IEEE, etc.)

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* 13. Knowledge of others involved in research:

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I have an immediate family member involved in research.
I have other family member involved in research.
I know adults (other than faculty at my college/university) that are involved in research.
I have friends who are involved in research.

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* 14. Please list all science, math, engineering, computing and technology courses taken, programming languages known and any other relevant information.

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* 15. Experience:

  Yes No
Previous research/technical experience
Co-op/Internship programs

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* 16. Please describe any research, technical, co-op or internship experience you've had.

Parent/Guardian Information (Required)

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* 17. Parent or Guardian Name

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* 18. Does any of your parents have a college degree?

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* 19. Education Level of parents: Please mark the highest level attained for each parent.

  Elementary High School Some College Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
Father
Mother
Your academic career plans:

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* 20. Please check one for each question:

  Yes No
Have you thought about attending college?
Have you enrolled in/taken any undergraduate level courses?

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* 21. Do you plan on attending college?

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* 22. If yes, where are you planning to pursue undergraduate studies?

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* 23. Please rank the projects in which you are interested.

  First choice Second choice Third choice Sounds Interesting No Preference Not this project
LAMMPS on GPUs for Biomaterial Transport (LSU)
Phase Contrast X-ray Imaging of Intact Batteries (LSU)
Experimental Exploration of Novel Magnetic Materials (LSU)
Strongly Correlated Electronic Systems (LSU)
Accelerated Physics and Chemistry codes using GPUs (LSU)
Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study of Self-Assembly of Span 80 Micelles (LSU)
Parallel Finite Elements on Unstructured Meshes Using PETSc and Sieve (LSU)
A User-friendly Novel Tool for Effective Analysis of Experimental Electron Diffraction Data (LSU)
Explore Scientific Applications with Accelerator Hardware (LSU)
Sign Learning Kink Path Integral Method (LSU)

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* 24. If selected for the summer research program, would you consider continuing your research during the academic school year?

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* 25. Will you need a parking permit for a car?

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* 26. Please enter the contact information for two teachers who will submit letters of recommendations on your behalf. We will contact them via e-mail, therefore, you must include valid e-mail addresses.

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* 27. How did you hear about this summer research program?

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* 28. Include a personal statement indicating career goals and describing why you wish to participate in this program (maximum 2000 characters). You can type in the box or cut and paste from a word processor.

Remember this application, your high school transcripts, and support letters should be turned in by March 1, 2015 for you to be considered for the REHSS.

Transcripts MUST be sent to:

Staci Kramer
LA-SiGMA REHSS Program Office
Either by e-mail:
sckramer -at- lsu.edu, e-mail subject: REHSS Applications,
or mail:
340 E. Parker Blvd.
LSU CCT Digital Media Center
Baton Rouge, LA 70803,
or fax:
Fax: (225) 578-8902, Attn. Staci Kramer

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