Training and Requirement Details

Student Investigator Eligibility Requirements

The applicant must:

  • Be classified as a high school junior (grade 11)
  • Have a GPA of 3.0 (B) or higher
  • Have taken a physics course/enrolled in Fall 2014 in high school
  • Must receive free/reduced school lunch

Student Mentor Eligibility Requirements

The applicant must:

  • Be a student majoring in a engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or Material Science
  • Be classified as a junior, senior or graduate student
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Maintain above a 3.0 grade-point-average
  • Have personal transportation or ability to navigate the DART transportation system
  • Have a sincere desire to help adolescent students achieve their project goals
  • Have strong listening skills and practical problem-solving skills, including ability to suggest options and alternatives