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Summer Education Opportunities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Lisa Patt-McDaniel, Director of the Ohio Department of Development, and Fred Deel, Director of the Governor’s Office of Appalachia, today announced summer programs to benefit middle school students, high school students and teachers in Appalachian Ohio.  Applications are available at www.arc.gov and should be submitted to the Ohio Governor’s Office of Appalachia.  Deadline to apply is February 26, 2010.

The 2010 Middle School Summer Science Camp will be held from July 18 – 23, 2010 at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Oak Ridge Associated Universities in Oak
Ridge, Tennessee. Students who wish to participate must be 12-14 years of age by July 18, 2010. tudents will be chaperoned and the program will cover all major expenses, including meals, lodging, and transportation.  Click here for the Middle School Opportunities press release and contact information.

The 2010 High School Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute will be held from July 10 – 23, 2010 at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Students who wish to participate must be 16 years of age by July 10, 2010. Students will be chaperoned and the program will cover all major expenses, including meals, lodging, and transportation.  Click here for the High School Opportunities press release.

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College Scholarships for Prospective Mathematics and Science Teachers

The Southeast Ohio Center for Excellence in Mathematics and Science has approximately $100,000 in scholarships funds for prospective middle level and high school math and science teachers who seek an initial license.

College juniors, seniors and graduate students wishing to become mathematics or science teachers may be eligible to receive a Noyce scholarship for up to $17,000 per academic year for two years. These scholarships can be used at Ohio University, Shawnee State University, or the University of Rio Grande.

Noyce scholar recipients must be seeking an initial teaching license in science and or mathematics with plans to teach middle school or high school math or science in an Ohio Appalachia school district. Special consideration will be given to first generation college students who are residents of an Ohio Appalachian county.  Students seeking a teaching license in Physical Science are strongly encouraged to apply.

Scholarships applications for the 2010-2011 academic year are now being accepted.

Scholarship Application reviews will begin in April 2010. Recipients will be notified by mid-May 2010.

The Noyce Scholarship program is sponsored by the National Science Foundation and is administered by the South East Ohio Center for Excellence in Mathematics and Science (SEOCEMS).For an application form and additional information, please visit http://www.seocems.org and go to the Noyce link or contact Al Cote at cote@ohio.edu

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