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2013 Science Outreach Summer Academy (SOSA) Application

Application Instructions

  • This program is open to only 20 students who meet the eligibility requirements, complete and meet the application deadline, and are selected by the SOSA selection committee after application review.
  • Deadline: Rolling admissions until all slots are filled 

Note: Please complete the required fields and submit your application with the following supporting documents.

Supporting Documents  

  1. Transcript: Email and/or mail an unofficial copy of your high school transcript to Dr. Vonda Reed at vreed@shawu.edu or mail to address in the application receipt notice.
  2. Letter of Recommendation: A letter of recommendation must come from your science or math teacher. Email and/or mail your signed recommendation letter to Dr. Vonda Reed at vreed@shawu.edu or mail to address in the application receipt notice.
  3. Personal Statement: A brief statement that describes the personal challenges you have overcome, previous non-research work experience, personal and professional skills you will bring to the SOSA program, difficulties you have encountered in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in research (300 to 400 words). 

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION 
Full Name:
First  
 
Last 
 
Middle Initial 
Gender:
                                                 
Date of Birth:  [None] Select a Date Delete the Date 
Ethnic Background (check one): 
 
U.S. Citizen:
                             
Disability (if any):   
CONTACT INFORMATION 
Address:  
(No P.O. Boxes, please) 
* City:  
* State:  
* Zip Code:  
Primary Phone: 
Email Address: 
EDUCATION INFORMATION 
High School Completion Date:  [None] Select a Date Delete the Date *Cumulative GPA: 
*College/University admitted to:
  
*Intended major: 
 

SAT Math: Verbal: Writing: TOTAL: ACT Score: 

List of extracurricular activities:

 

Honors received:
 

Personal Statement: Type a brief statement below, that describes the personal challenges you have overcome, previous non-research work experience, personal and professional skills you will bring to the SOSA program, difficulties you have encountered in obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary for a career in research (300 to 400 words minimum). 

 
PARENT/GUARDIAN INFORMATION 
*Father's Full Name: 
*Occupation:  * Phone:  
*Email:  


*Mother's Full Name: 
*Occupation:  * Phone:  
*Email:  

 
Guardian (if any) Phone:  
Parent/Guardian address, if different:
 

If you have questions regarding your application please contact the SOSA Summer Program Coordinator Dr. Vonda Reed at (919) 546-8625 or vreed@shawu.edu. Additional questions can also be addressed to the Project Manager Dr. Deva Sharma at dsharma@shawu.edu 

Funds are made available for this program through the National Science Foundation (NSF) HBCU-UP Implementation grant titled, Academic Excellence Project, award#0711330.