Status Report

Deadline Extended For Women in STEM High School Aerospace Scholars

By SpaceRef Editor
December 22, 2012
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Engineer your dream job! The adventure begins in 2013. NASA wants you to become part of the workforce of tomorrow as we offer the opportunity to dream, engineer and WISH. The Women in STEM High School Aerospace Scholars, or WISH, project offers a one-of-a-kind experience for female high school juniors to jump-start their future by engaging in opportunities relating to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Participation starts in an online community and culminates with a summer experience at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, during the summer of 2013. Get ready to collaborate with girls from across the country as you complete online activities, design unique projects, work with NASA personnel and present mission accomplishments. Start your dream now!

To be eligible, applicants must be:

— U.S. citizens.
— Female high school juniors during the 2012-2013 school year.
— Interested and excited about science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
— Committed to a one-year relationship with NASA’s Johnson Space Center.
— Able to access the Internet and email (at home, school or public library).
— A scholar with a cumulative GPA of 3.25/4.0 or higher.

The application deadline has been extended to Jan. 3, 2013.

For more information and to download the application, visit

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