Thank you for your interest in The New York Academy of Sciences' virtual mentoring opportunities! We are now accepting applications for The Junior Academy and the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program. This application is open to students ages 13-17 (those born after 5/1/2003). We are no longer accepting applications from students who are 18 or over. Applications are due by August 17th, 2020 at 11:59 pm UTC. Admission decision notifications will be sent between September 1st and 15th, 2020.
More information about our programs:
- 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures connects STEM-focused high school girls to dynamic, motivated female mentors during a year-long virtual science education program. Participants gain access to innovative programming focused on developing essential 21st century skills and become part of a strong network of female STEM leaders from around the world! Students must be female identifying in order to participate in this program.
- The Junior Academy introduces exceptional students to an online community where they gain access to best-in-class STEM resources and work together to solve real-world problems. STEM professionals mentor student teams during 60-day innovation challenges, with multiple challenges a year for participants to choose from.
Once the applications open, please follow the instructions below.
- If you already have a SurveyMonkeyApply account, log in at the top of the screen, then click the “Apply” button to begin your application.
- If you don’t have an account yet, click the “Register” button, create your account, and then proceed with your application. By creating an account, you will be able to save your application and return to it at any time.