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The College of Natural Sciences Summer High School Research Academy at The University of Texas at Austin offers high school students the chance to experience research and mentorship opportunities during the summer. The Summer High School Research Academy allows high school participants to join researchers in the College of Natural Sciences where they will become members of a research team. The participants will see how research works by being directly involved in research projects on the UT-Austin campus. They will learn advanced techniques and interact with students and faculty at UT. By being involved in research, the students will experience the joy of discovery that is central to being a scientist. This is a unique opportunity that will give high school students a real taste of life as a researcher.
We are looking for students who are mature, motivated, and who will benefit form this experience. Your candid assessment of the student is greatly appreciated.
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As we select students for our program, we may have additional questions. Please provide a phone number, and when you can be reached.
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How long have you known the student (in years)?
In what capacity have you known the student?
We appreciate your efforts to assist us in the evaluation of Summer Research Academy applicants. Please be as candid and frank as possible in your evaluation.
Relative to most students at this level, how would you rank this applicant?
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Please describe the student's suitability to participate in research of the University of Texas in Austin. We are looking for students who are mature and that are truly motivated to participate in research. Additionally, information about how this experience would be beneficial to this student would also be helpful. (maximum 5000 characters)
All application materials are due by April 2, 2017
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