Join BioOhio partner Ohio Supercomputer Center’s Young Women’s Summer Institute for high school students in July, 2019. The deadline to apply is April 5.
What is the Ohio Supercomputer Center Young Women’s Summer Institute
YWSI is a week-long program sponsored by Ohio Supercomputer Center for middle-school girls in Ohio. It is designed to promote computer, math, science and engineering skills as well as provide hands-on experiences. YWSI helps girls develop an interest in these subjects by allowing them to work on a practical, interesting scientific problem using the latest computer technology.
Who is eligible to apply?
Current Ohio 6th and 7th graders (you must be a 6th or 7th grader in the 2018-2019 school year) and K-12 science and math teachers.
Who might want to apply?
Motivated young women who are interested in science, engineering, mathematics or computers.
Why students might want to attend?
YWSI is designed to encourage girls’ interest in math, science and engineering and improve their participation in science, engineering and technology fields, and in particular, information technology. YWSI introduces girls to exciting careers and job opportunities.
Application: Applications will be accepted online beginning January 1, 2019. The deadline for YWSI 2019 applications is April 5, 2019. OSU will begin notifying accepted students early May, 2019.