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Important Update

All Middle School Academies through June 2020 are postponed until further notice. ANSEP will work directly with partners to discuss plans for rescheduling.

The April 17 STEM Career Exploration selection notifications are postponed until further notice. We will work to reschedule.


STEM CAREER EXPLORATION

Students entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade who have successfully completed the ANSEP Middle School Academy program are eligible for Summer 2020 STEM Career Explorations. This five-day, academic, residential program is organized to provide career exploration activities, experiments, projects, and field experiences to increase students’ interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers. Students attend free of charge.

Dates & Location

Important Update

The April 17 selections notifications are postponed until further notice. We will work to reschedule.


Summer 2020 STEM Career Explorations

When

ANSEP STEM Career Exploration will have multiple session options this summer. They are:

June 15-19, 2020: *Marine Sciences - Postponed until 2021

July 20-24, 2020: Geological Sciences

July 20-24, 2020: STEM Business

July 27-31, 2020: Robotics

*This session will be held in Juneau, Alaska on the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) campus.

Application Deadline

The deadline for STEM Career Exploration for summer 2020 is March 13, 2020.

Location

The program is held on the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) campus at the ANSEP Academy Building. Students will be housed in the dorms on the university campus. All students are required to stay on campus.

STEM Career Exploration students are responsible for their own travel to and from UAA. Travel Scholarships may be available, further information is included in the application. 

How to Apply

Important Update

The April 17 selections notifications are postponed until further notice. We will work to reschedule.


Summer 2020 STEM Career Explorations

Only students who successfully completed a previous Middle School Academy and have yet to enter high school (students entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in the fall of 2020) are eligible to participate. Potential participants need to submit the following documents (please include all documents together in one packet):

  • Application form
  • Final grades for the past 2 years
  • Most recent standardized test scores in Math
  • 500-word essay written by the student explaining what you learned at the ANSEP Middle School Academy and why you want to continue participating with ANSEP

Summer 2020 STEM Career Exploration Application!

The completed application packet should be emailed or sent to:

Email: ANSEPstem2020@gmail.com

or

Mailing Address: ANSEP STEM Career Explorations
3211 Providence Drive, ANSEP Academy
Anchorage, AK 99508

 

The application deadline for our summer 2020 application is March 13, 2020. 

 

FAQ

Summer 2020 STEM Career Explorations

Who is eligible to apply? 
Past Middle School Academy participants who have yet to enter high school (students entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade in the fall). Students should have an interest in science and math, at least a B average in science and mathematics courses, a passing score on the state’s standardized science and mathematics tests, and be on-track for successful completion of Algebra 1 before entering high school.

What if my application is incomplete? 
If your application is incomplete you will not be considered for admissions. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is complete before submitting. We will not notify students of incomplete applications.

How will I know if I am accepted? 
All applicants will receive acceptance status notification via e-mail and regular mail approximately 3-5 weeks after the application deadline.

Once accepted, what additional information will I receive? 
If you are accepted you will receive ample information regarding the schedule, what to bring to campus, rules and expectations, locations, and more.

If accepted, can I have visitors during the academy? 
Visitors of any kind are not allowed during the academy. Family and friends may attend Family Night and the closing ceremony, if scheduled, that occurs on the last day of the program (exact dates provided upon acceptance).

If accepted, can I go home in the evenings? 
Accepted students participate all day and every day during the academy. Living in the university dorms is part of the experience and is required. Check-outs are not allowed.

Can I do both Acceleration Academy and STEM Career Explorations? 
Incoming 9th graders (that have successfully complete the Middle School Academy experience) will have the opportunity to apply to both STEM Career Explorations and Acceleration Academy. If accepted to both, students will need to choose which program to participate in as the dates conflict and participating in both academies is not an option.

Contact Info

For more information please contact

ANSEP Middle School Academy
Phone: (907) 786-0905
ANSEPstem2020@gmail.com or ansep_msa@uaa.alaska.edu

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