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Important Update

In light of concerns around travel and community gatherings because of COVID-19, there will be no in-person Middle School Academies or STEM Career Explorations this summer. As an alternative option, ANSEP plans to invite applicants that would have joined us on campus this spring and summer to engage in our series of STEM challenges. For more information click here.

ANSEP will work directly with partners to discuss plans for rescheduling.

The April 17 STEM Career Exploration selection notifications are postponed. We hope to send out notifications as soon as possible.


Thanks to partnerships with school districts around the state of Alaska, the ANSEP Middle School Academy is also offered during the school year specifically for students from those districts. We are continually developing new partnerships. If interested in how to become an ANSEP Middle School Academy partner district, please contact us at uaa_ansep_msa@uaa.alaska.edu.

Middle School Academy is an experience designed to promote science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and careers. During this academic and residential academy, students engage in a variety of hands-on activities from building a computer, dissecting squid to testing structures on an earthquake simulation table and much more. Accepted students attend the academy free of charge.

How to Apply


2020 Anchorage-Area Middle School Academy Application Form - Canceled for Summer 2020, but we are still accepting applications until May 22. Applicants will be invited to participate in our series of alternative STEM challenges. Click here for more details.

How do students submit a complete application?

Students can deliver their application to one of our dropbox locations.

Main ANSEP Building Dropbox: 2929 Spirit Way, Anchorage, AK 99508

MSA Building Dropbox: 3550 Alumni Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508


Send their application to 3211 Providence Drive, ANSEP MSA, Anchorage, AK 99508

 2020 AVCP Middle School AcademyCanceled for Summer 2020. Rescheduling the Academy & the Selection Notifications are In Progress. Click here for more details. 

If you are a prospective LKSD applicant, please contact ANSEP@lksd.org for application details.

2020 Bristol Bay Middle School Academy Application - Canceled for Summer 2020. Rescheduling the Academy & the Selection Notifications are In Progress. Click here for more details.

2020 Aleut Region Middle School Academy Application - Rescheduled for Fall 2020. The Application Deadline is May 15 & the Selection Notification Deadline is May 29. Click here for more details.

Prospective Middle School Academy Student

Students who have an interest in STEM, a “B” average in math and science, and are on an Algebra I math track are eligible to apply. Middle School Academy is directed towards underrepresented/underserved students.

If you are applying to one of our academies that is in partnership with your school district, use the application received from your school.

If you would like to be added to our email list to receive a notification when future applications are released, please complete and submit the following:

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Contact Info

For more information please contact

ANSEP Middle School Academy
Phone: (907) 786-0905

Attn: ANSEP Middle School Academy
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive, ANSEP Academy
Anchorage, AK  99508



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