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Sponsor: Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars

Program: Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars

Applications Due: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Students may only apply to one Virginia Space Grant Consortium education program per year.

Frequently Asked Questions
Personal Information
First Name:
Middle Name:
Last Name:
Preferred Name:
e-mail:john.doe@nonexistentbox.com
Home Address:
, VA  
Student Cell or Home Phone: ( ) -
Birthdate:
Parent/Legal Guardian's Name:
Parent/Legal Guardian's Cell or Work Phone: ( ) - -
Parent/Legal Guardian's email address
Email confirm
Are you a US Citizen?   
Are you a male or female student?   
Are you a high school junior or senior?   
Are you a Virginia Resident?   
School Information
School Name:
School Address:
, VA
School Counselor Name:
School Counselor email:
email confirm:
Once you have submitted your application, the system will email an electronic request to provide the following information from your School Counselor: current GPA and current grade level confirming eligibility in this program. Please inform this individual that he or she will be receiving an email from notices@spacegrant.net with instructions.

Note: It is the responsibility of the student to follow-up with the person who is providing the verification information to ensure that it is received electronically by Thursday, November 15, 2018.

Home School:
CTE: Are you now enrolled or have you completed career and technology education (CTE) coursework?     
If you answered yes above, please list the CTE courses that you have taken.
Dual Enrollment: Have you taken any community college classes either through a dual enrollment program at your high school or directly at a community college? (this only applies to Virginia Community Colleges)
    
Which Community College did you attend?
What was your ID number at that Community College?
Post High-School Education: What are your higher education plans after high school graduation? Please check all that apply.





Recommendation Letter
As part of your application packet you are required to provide one letter of recommendation from a teacher, school administrator or someone who an attest to your academic qualifications.
Name:
Title:
Institution:
Phone:
email:
email confirm:
Once you have submitted your application, the system will email this person instructions on how to submit an on-line letter of recommendation on your behalf. Please inform them that they will be receiving an email from notices@spacegrant.net with these instructions.

Note: It is the responsibility of the student to follow up with the person who is providing a letter of recommendation to ensure the recommendation is submitted electronically by the Thursday, November 15, 2018 deadline.
Legislative District Information
Look up your U.S. Representative
Congressional District:
Look up your Virginia Delegate and Senator
State Delegate District:
State Senate District:
Other Information
Explain why you wish to participate in the program and why you would be successful. Describe personal characteristics, strengths and interests to support your explanation.
(750 words or less)

Please describe your career aspirations, extra-curricular activities, work experiences, volunteer work, honors, awards and hobbies.
(750 words or less)

How did you hear about the Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars?

Optional Information
Students are strongly encouraged to provide the information requested below. This information is collected for federal reporting purposes only and is not accessible to the program's selection panel.
Ethnicity:
Race:
Person With Disability:
Student Certification
By applying to the project, you are acknowledging the following:
  • I am applying to the 11th/12th Grade AEROSPACE program Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars
  • The responses submitted on this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and are made in good faith. I understand that a knowing and willful false statement on this application will forfeit my participation in the project.
  • Release of name, mailing address, and school to U.S. and/or State Senators and Representatives.
  • Release of name, school, city, and state for purposes of project participation press releases.
  • Personal responsibility for submission of required online assignments and a final project; adhering to the due dates posted on the website.
  • All assignments, including and final project, will be completed using the honor system.
  • Online assignments will be graded by certified teachers using the rubric(s) posted on the website.
  • Students will be selected for the online course experience based on the following criterion: completion of application by the deadline, Essay content, Recommendation letter, certification of GPA/Rank/Class Status, completion, timeliness.
  • Should I be selected for the online course experience, I will be available to participate. Refer to the VASTS website for course dates.
  • If my participation, project representatives will contact me to up to six years beyond my participation to learn of my college and career plans. This will be done via email, mail, or phone. This information will be used to assist project representative in determining the impact of the project. I understand my personally identifiable information will not be disclosed.
Parent/Legal Guardian Certification
By your child applying to the project, you are acknowledging the following:
  • My Child is applying to the 11th/12th Grade AEROSPACE program Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars
  • I give permission for my student to submit the Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars application and participate in the on-line community.
  • The submission of this application is voluntary and I have reviewed and approved my student responses.
  • I give permission for the releases of my child's name, mailing address and school to my child's U.S. and/or State Senators and Representatives.
  • I give permission for the release of my child's name, school, city, and state for purposes of project participation press releases.
  • The responses submitted on this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and are made in good faith. I understand that a knowing and willful false statement on this application will forfeit my child's participation in the project.
  • My child is personally responsible for submission of required online assignments and final project; adhering to the due dates posted on the website.
  • All assignments, including the final product, will be completed using the honor system.
  • Online assignments will be graded by certified teachers using the rubric(s) posted on the website.
  • Students will be selected for the online course experience based on the following criterion: completion of application by the deadline, Essay content, Recommendation letter, GPA/Rank/Class status, completion, and timeliness.
  • Should my child be selected for the online course experience, student will be available to participate. Refer to the VASTS website for dates of participation in the course.
  • If my child participates, project representatives will contact my child up to six years beyond participation to learn of his or her college and career plans. This will be done via email, mail or phone. This information will be used to assist project representatives in determining the impact of the project. I understand personally identifiable information will not be disclosed.
An email will be sent to the student and parent/legal guardian's email, confirming the student's application .

Please Note: This is a sample application for viewing purposes only. This application cycle is currently closed.