Year 11 Students Invited to Apply for the National Youth Science Forum 2013
The application process for Year 11 students seeking selection for the 432 places on the 2013 National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is now open.
The NYSF will commence in 2013 with an intensive 12-day residential program in January in either Canberra or Perth.
This is a unique program that enables students on the point of entering their final year of secondary school, the opportunity to get a hands-on feel for careers and to learn about study options in the diverse fields of science, engineering and technology.
Three sessions are offered, each for 144 students from all parts of Australia, plus some from overseas. Two sessions run in Canberra and one in Perth. Students live on campus as University students, gain an insider's perspective of campus life, and experience real science, working with scientists at a range of laboratories and workshops.
Students gain the knowledge, skills and perspectives that enbable them to make informed choices about Year 12 studies, University course options - beyond. It provides them with a confident sense of the way forward into a future of their choosing.
During school holiday breaks later in Year 12, they also have the chance to participate in further short programs at various locations around the country, which extend their knowledge and add further perspectives that assist them in their successful transition to University.
For further details including application guidelines please visit www.nysf.edu.au/applying