Thank you for your interest in The New York Academy of Sciences' virtual student opportunities with the Junior Academy!
Student Applications for the Spring 2024 school semester are open to all students from November 14th to December 18th 2023. We will be reviewing applications and notifying students of their status in our program by the end of January 2024.
Ages 13-17 at the time of the program.
Birthdate ranges for our 2023-2024 program year are June 7th 2006 -September 1st 2010. If your birthday does not fall within this time period your application will not be accepted.
All applications MUST be submitted in English.
Have a keen interest in STEM
Interested in meeting students from around the world
Be able to participate in English
Team player looking to solve real world challenges on an international team of peers
Participate in a team in the Spring 2024 semester
Please Note: Students who are already part of the Junior Academy on Launchpad do NOT need to apply again!
How to Apply: Students only!
If you already have a SurveyMonkeyApply account, login 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.
Students: please fill out your name and the email that you use and have access to. The email you register with will be the email that we use to communicate with you!
Make sure you fill in all of the tasks in the application.
Within the application, you must fill out a parental consent form. Please have your parent or guardian sign (we will need a signature) and date the form. Please upload all pages to your application.
Review your work!
Hit the Submit button!
Making your application stand out
Please take a look at our tips and pointers on how to make your Junior Academy application shine
More information the Junior Academy and opportunities within this community:
- The Junior Academy is a passionate community of problem solvers made up of talented students, STEM experts, and industry leaders from around the world. Junior Academy members are dedicated to designing innovative solutions to society’s greatest challenges! The Junior Academy is part of the New York Academy of Sciences' education initiative that 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 8-10 week virtual innovation challenges, with multiple challenges a year for participants to choose from.