Welcome to Young Science Achievers 2015-2016 Program Year

For YSAP students, parents and teachers in this year’s program, please register at the link below to attend the Student Symposium and Annual Awards Celebration at AT&T on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Students are expected to arrive by 5pm to set up poster presentations. The program runs from 5pm to 8pm and includes dinner (BBQ) and refreshments.

Please note that tickets are on a first-come basis so register early.

All students, parents, and teacher MUST register individually.

Click Here to Register for AT&T Event


All interested students should apply online at the link below:
YSAP/MIRTHE  will have two opportunities for high school students to conduct research with MIRTHE faculty members at Princeton University and The City College of New York for a five week internship for reserved for  YSAP participants.  The summer program will engage in cutting-edge research with faculty mentors at these two MIRTHE universities.  Students are matched with faculty mentors, who are engaged in research in the students’ general areas of interest; they either participate with ongoing research projects or develop projects of their own consultation with their faculty mentors.
The dates of the program are Monday, June 27, 2016 to Friday, July 29,2016.
  • student must be at least 16 years old and will be entering 12th grade in September, 2016
  • student must be a U.S. citizens and permanent resident;
  • students who are historically underrepresented in the sciences and engineering (i.e., African-American, Hispanic, Native Pacific Islander or Native American, and girls) are especially encouraged to apply
  • students must have reliable transportation to and from the location (Princeton, NJ or New York City) – housing is not provided through this program. 




Please note that the DEADLINE for submitting final reports is Friday, May 20, 2016. 

Click Here to Submit Your Final Reports


Finale Student Celebration 2016 (Wednesday, June 8, 2016) from 5pm to 8pm at AT&T Global Network Operations Center location in Bedminster, NJ – all YSAP students, teachers, and parents are invited. Students are expected to bring their projects display boards to compete for prizes and awards.


Dr. Jorge Valdes

President, Young Science Achievers