BLAST Application submission - FREE
Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology - BLAST - offers exciting on-campus summer STEM experiences FREE to eligible 8th or 9th grade students with a C+ average from a Virginia middle, high, home-school or private school. BLAST brings STEM alive through innovative hands-on session led by university faculty and staff. Demonstrations will showcase extraordinary science and engineering. Students may apply to attend any ONE session at either the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech or Old Dominion University. Three-day sessions are free, but students must have own transportation to the university. Application required. MORE INFORMATION.
Application Opens: November 16, 2018. Application Due: February 11, 2019
Session Dates for 2019:
Session 1: Virginia Tech University, June 16-19, 2019
Session 2: Old Dominion University, June 23-26, 2019
Session 3: Virginia Tech University, July 7-10, 2019
Session 4: University of Virginia, July 28-31, 2019